Saturday, January 09, 2021

Church discipline is an advance warning, and other quotes

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“If you are not saved from your sins you will never be saved from your problems.” -- David Jeremiah

“Church discipline is an advance warning to the erring brother of the inevitable end-time judgment against his sin.” -- Chopo Mwanza

“The doctrine of the fall explains why my desires don’t always match the purposes for which my body was made.” -- Mark Ward

“The geography of heaven visibly (though temporarily) shows up on earth when local churches gather.” -- Jonathan Leeman

“I beseech you, regard not what this or that man saith, but inquire all things of the Scripture.” -- Credited to John Chrysostom in The Orthodox Creed

“As anchors are a security to a ship, the believer’s hope secures the soul especially in the day of suffering, hardship, or persecution.” -- Jack Dawsey

“Nobody on earth breathes pure, spiritual air.” -- Kent Brandenburg

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” -- Margaret Mead

“It is foolish to increase present distresses by anticipating those that are to come.” -- Joseph Benson

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