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All the important things in life lie beyond reason... and that's just the way things are.


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Within each of us exists the image of God, however disfigured and corrupted by sin it may presently be. God is able to recover this image through grace as we are conformed to Christ.

Within each of us exists the image of God, however disfigured and corrupted by sin it may presently be. God is able to recover this image through grace as we are conformed to Christ.



The Christian faith allows us to see further and deeper, to appreciate that nature is studded with signs, radiant with reminders, and emblazoned with symbols of God, our creator and redeemer.

The Christian faith allows us to see further and deeper, to appreciate that nature is studded with signs, radiant with reminders, and emblazoned with symbols of God, our creator and redeemer.



A failure to understand something does not mean it is irrational. It may simply mean that it lies on the far side of our limited abilities to take things in and make complete sense of them.

A failure to understand something does not mean it is irrational. It may simply mean that it lies on the far side of our limited abilities to take things in and make complete sense of them.



Christianity israrely understood by those outside its bounds. In fact, this is probably one of the greatest tasks confronting the apologist–to rescue Christianity from misunderstandings.

Christianity israrely understood by those outside its bounds. In fact, this is probably one of the greatest tasks confronting the apologist–to rescue Christianity from misunderstandings.



Suffering does not call into question the "big picture" of the Christian faith. It reminds us that we do not see the whole picture, and are thus unable to fit all of the pieces neatly into place.

Suffering does not call into question the "big picture" of the Christian faith. It reminds us that we do not see the whole picture, and are thus unable to fit all of the pieces neatly into place.



Our present world contains clues...to another world-a world which we can begin to experience now, but will only know in all its fullness at the end of things.

Our present world contains clues...to another world-a world which we can begin to experience now, but will only know in all its fullness at the end of things.



Rational argument does not create belief, but it maintains a climate in which belief may flourish.

Rational argument does not create belief, but it maintains a climate in which belief may flourish.



Our desires cannot be, and were never meant to be, satisfied by earthly pleasures alone.

Our desires cannot be, and were never meant to be, satisfied by earthly pleasures alone.



The true believer is not someone who disengages from this world in order to focus on heaven, but rather the one who tries to make this world more like heaven.

The true believer is not someone who disengages from this world in order to focus on heaven, but rather the one who tries to make this world more like heaven.



We live on earth; our homeland is in heaven.

We live on earth; our homeland is in heaven.





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It's either vilification or sanctification, and both piss me off.

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I realized by using the high notes of the chords as a melodic line, and by the right harmonic progression, I could play what I heard inside me. That's when I was born.

I realized by using the high notes of the chords as a melodic line, and by the right harmonic progression, I could play what I heard inside me. That's when I was born.



I am tired of talk that comes to nothing.

I am tired of talk that comes to nothing.



It's a very nice thing to be able to give joy to people.

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God designed in different faiths adored by different human communities are all limbs of the One God that really is.

God designed in different faiths adored by different human communities are all limbs of the One God that really is.



The secret of life is in love the love of God and the service of humanity.

The secret of life is in love the love of God and the service of humanity.




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