Monday, May 06, 2019

Where love is, and other quotes

The posting of quotes by human authors does not constitute agreement with either the quotes or their sources. (I try to confirm the sources that I give, but may miss on occasion; please verify when possible.)

"Where ever love is, Christ is, regardless of what the sign outside says." -- J. L. Reeves

"The law is holy, yet it sanctifies none." -- attributed William Huntington (I did not find this in Huntington’s works, searching online)

"My blindness is not a closed door. It’s just a different door." -- Jennifer Rothschild

"The legitimate powers of government extend to such acts only as are injurious to others." -- Thomas Jefferson

"Whose foot is to be the measure to which ours are all to be cut or stretched?" -- Thomas Jefferson

"My love of consistency with my own doctrinal views is not great enough to allow me knowingly to alter a single text of Scripture. I have great respect for orthodoxy, but my reverence for inspiration is far greater." -- Charles H. Spurgeon

"God forbid that I should cut or shape, even in the least degree, any divine expression. So runs the text, and so we must read it, ‘God our Saviour; who will have all men to be saved, and to come unto the knowledge of the truth.’" -- Charles H. Spurgeon, in “Salvation By Knowing the Truth”

"Sometimes love looks like dirty feet and dirty water and feels like the sting of betrayal." -- Denise Peckham

"The person who knows everything has the most to learn." -- Farmers’ Almanac, et al.

"For God is not worshiped of us, but when it is his will to accept our worship: and it is not his will to accept our worship, but when it is according to his will." -- William Perkins

"The same people who thought Obama was a Muslim think Trump is a Christian." -- Marilyn Russell Vandeveer

"If you can get a blessing by working for it, it is not a blessing at all, but a payment for services rendered." -- J. F. Poole

"Asking dumb questions is easier than making dumb mistakes." -- J. P. Moreland (in Scientism and Secularism)

"Hebrews 11:6 states that without faith it is impossible to please God. It is also true that without tradition it is impossible to please men." -- E.S. in Old Faith Contender, April-June, 1975

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