Saturday, June 12, 2021

The spirit of complaint, 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 if possible.)

“The spirit of complaint is born out of an unwillingness to trust God with today.” -- Priscilla Shirer

“In his life Christ is an example showing us how to live; in his death, he is a sacrifice satisfying for our sins; in his resurrection, a conqueror; in his ascension, a king; in his intercession, a high priest.” -- Martin Luther

Paradoxes are “actually the heart of our vibrant faith, and that it’s only by continually wrestling with them – rather than trying to pin them down or push them away – that we can really worship God, individually and together.” -- Krish Kandiah

“God may give you a steak, but he usually does not cut it up and feed it to you!” -- Heard

“The public reading of Scripture is an essential element of Christian worship for the covenant people of God.” -- Justin Borger

“Scholars are quiet about facts that do not fit their own narratives.” -- Michael Hollner

“Is the alternative to an inspired (living) Bible not an expired (dead) one?” -- Heard

“The church teachers are inconsistent, pliable and constantly err, especially regarding the structure with bishops and the pope at their head, whereas the Scripture is inerrant and truthful.” -- Stanko Jambrek, discussing the teachings of Matthias Flacius Illyricus

“There is a strange hatred toward the KJV.” -- Pastor Scott Ingram

“Providence gains the same end in different ways, that men may attend its motions with an implicit faith.” -- Matthew Henry

“Evil doesn’t have a color. Neither does a victim’s grief.” -- Read on Facebook

“Everywhere I go, there I am.” -- Ben Davis, a TV character, and probably others

“Pleasure whispers to us and pain screams at us.” -- Kent Brandenburg

“What do you get when you mix politics and Christianity? Politics!” -- an old saying

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