Friday, January 04, 2019

As you set out with Solomon, and other quotes

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"As you set out with Solomon to find the meaning of life, you must be ready to feel more, think more, question more, hurt more, and do more." -- Life Application Study Bible, commentary on Ecclesiastes 1:16-18

"Sinners (including myself) do not need equivocation. They need gracious truth-telling." -- Mike Leake

"Communion isn’t about you. It is about Jesus." -- Heard

"Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky." -- Kahlil Gibran

"Jesus doesn’t put the word self in front of identity. Jesus puts the word self in front of denial." -- Sam Allberry

"There is a condition worse than blindness, and that is, seeing something that isn’t there." -- Thomas Hardy

"‘Mega-Pastor’ is a contradiction of terms." -- Leslie Lea

"Guilt can always be monetized, and free grace can never be." -- Douglas Wilson

"The subversive message of ‘strength through weakness’ is always a hard sell." -- Russ Dean

"This is often the way God loves us; with gifts we thought we didn’t need, which transform us into people we don’t necessarily want to be." -- William Willimon

"There are no illegitimate children in the world, just illegitimate parents!" -- Adrian Rogers

"Immorality is the enemy of the home, and the enemy of the home is the enemy of the nation." -- Adrian Rogers

"I love the old “Despised Authorized,” and I’m not about to abandon it." -- Dave Gilbert

"Stuff is just stuff. God is real and alive; trust him." -- Marie Dalton Yancey

"Comparison is the thief of joy." -- Theodore Roosevelt

"I always mean what I say. I don’t always mean to say it out loud, but I always mean it."  -- Heard

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