Monday, February 17, 2020

If you send your children to Rome, and other quotes

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“If you send your children to Rome, do not be surprised if they come home Romans.” -- Voddie Baucham

“Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not get bent out of shape.” - Michael McGriffy

“The sap rises, and the sap falls.” -- By a funeral home director

“To see and feele in our selves the want of any grace pertaining to salvation, and to be grieved therefore, is the grace itselfe.” -- William Perkins

“Procrastination is my sin. It brings me naught but sorrow. I know that I should stop it. In fact, I will—tomorrow.” -- Gloria Pitzer

“One of the heresies of our time is the denial that God provides specific instruction on church order and behaviour.” -- Peter Masters

“I have no hope beneath the canopy of heaven, neither in time nor in eternity, save only in this belief—that Jesus Christ, in my place, bore both my punishment and sin.” -- Charles H. Spurgeon

“Sometimes, there’s too much month at the end of the money.” -- Frank Pollard

“The ways and means of the commandments and doctrines of man look good, sound pleasing and bring forth instant gratification to man. The mindset of Adam equates increase with accuracy and fruitfulness with faithfulness as he esteems his worth through that which can be seen or felt.” -- Chet Dirkes

“The Superbowl is the biggest night of the year for sex trafficking, and while children are being raped for money, lust is celebrated on stage.” -- Davonne Parks

“Paul does not minimize our suffering.  Instead, he maximizes glory.” -- Matthew McCullough

“Perverse men, whose prince is Satan (here acting in their place), usually accuse holy men unjustly of not acting from a right intention, because they cannot find fault with the life of the saints.” -- Thomas Aquinas (on Job 1:9)

“Did it ever occur to you that nothing ever occurred to God?” -- Origin unknown; sometimes attributed to Lester Roloff

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