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Charles Hodge Quotes: It is a thoroughly anti-Christian doctrine that the Spirit of God, and therefore the life and governing power of the Church, resides in the ministry, to the exclusion of the people.
         

It is a thoroughly anti-Christian doctrine that the Spirit of God, and therefore the life and governing power of the Church, resides in the ministry, to the exclusion of the people.


Charles Hodge
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The best evidence of the Bible's being the word of God is to be found between its covers. It proves itself.



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Faith is not a blind, irrational conviction. In order to believe, we must know what we believe, and the grounds on which our faith rests.



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This is true religion, to approve what God approves, to hate what he hates, and to delight in what delights him



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If all Church power vests in the clergy, then the people are practically bound to passive obedience in all matters of faith and practice; for all right of private judgment is then denied.



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