Friday, July 10, 2020

More than data transmission, and other quotes

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“Discipleship is more than data transmission.” -- Scott Aniol

“If you marry the Zeitgeist, you will become a widow or a widower soon.” -- Thomas Schirrmacher

“You don’t try to change a language when you’re learning it, you learn it as it is.” -- Unknown

“People who feel guilty are easier to manipulate.” -- Bob Smith

“Truth is stranger than fiction, because we don’t meet it as often.” -- Unknown

“If people educated beyond their intelligence want to ruin their lives, I’m happy to let them. But they don’t want to just ruin their lives. They want to ruin life.” -- Derek Hunter

“Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.” -- Robert J. Hanlon

“The Lord's mercy often rides to the door of our heart upon the black horse of affliction.” -- Charles Spurgeon

“That’s too coincidental to be a coincidence.” -- Yogi Berra

“It is clear that he does not pray, who, far from uplifting himself to God, requires that God shall lower Himself to him, and who resorts to prayer not to stir the man in us to will what God wills, but only to persuade God to will what the man in us wills.”  -- Thomas Aquinas

“Calvary’s hill still reverberates, ‘It is finished’.” Hal Brunson

“Extraordinary afflictions are not always the punishment of extraordinary sins, but sometimes the trial of extraordinary graces.” -- Matthew Henry

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