Saturday, September 07, 2019

The clock is running, and other quotes

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"I have convictions for which (I hope) I would be willing to die. I have none for which I would be willing to kill."

"The clock is running. Make the most of today. Time waits for no man. Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That's why it is called the present." -- Alice Morse Earle

"God rules everything in a believer’s life through scripture – it gives the truth about the whole of reality, the interpretation of every subject matter." -- Kent Brandenburg

"We believe that the local congregation is the fundamental unit of mission." -- Daniel Weiss

"Occasionally, weep deeply over the life you hoped would be. Grieve the losses. Then wash your face. Trust God. And embrace the life you have." -- John Piper

"If you always seek the validation of others, you will often be disappointed." -- Heard

"Life is like a roll of toilet paper. The years start unrolling slowly, but as they go by, the roll grows smaller, the cycles of the seasons come faster and faster until suddenly, there isn’t enough left." -- Unknown

"A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it." -- G. K. Chesterton

"We have often mourned over the attempts made to set the works of God against the Word of God." -- Dr. M’Cosh, quoted by Spurgeon in The Treasuries of David

"The riddles of God are more satisfying than the solutions of man." -- G. K. Chesterton

"Every pastor is an interim pastor." -- David Huffstutler

"Christianity is not a code, it’s not a creed, it’s not a cause -- it is Christ in you, the hope of glory." -- Adrian Rogers

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