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Eugene H. Peterson Quotes: The Bible is not a script for a funeral service, but it is the record of God always bringing life where we expected to find death. Everywhere it is the story of resurrection.
         

The Bible is not a script for a funeral service, but it is the record of God always bringing life where we expected to find death. Everywhere it is the story of resurrection.


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When we sin and mess up our lives, we find that God doesn't go off and leave us- he enters into our trouble and saves us.

When we sin and mess up our lives, we find that God doesn't go off and leave us- he enters into our trouble and saves us.



All the persons of faith I know are sinners, doubters, uneven performers. We are secure not because we are sure of ourselves but because we trust that God is sure of us.

All the persons of faith I know are sinners, doubters, uneven performers. We are secure not because we are sure of ourselves but because we trust that God is sure of us.



One way to define spiritual life is getting so tired and fed up with yourself you go on to something better, which is following Jesus.

One way to define spiritual life is getting so tired and fed up with yourself you go on to something better, which is following Jesus.



Wisdom is the art of living skillfully in whatever actual conditions we find ourselves.

Wisdom is the art of living skillfully in whatever actual conditions we find ourselves.



Worship is an act that develops feelings for God, not a feeling for God that is expressed in an act of worship.

Worship is an act that develops feelings for God, not a feeling for God that is expressed in an act of worship.



Prayer is the disciplined refusal to act before God acts.

Prayer is the disciplined refusal to act before God acts.



No life of faith can be lived privately. There must be overflow into the lives of others.

No life of faith can be lived privately. There must be overflow into the lives of others.



Worship does not satisfy our hunger for God; it whets our appetite.

Worship does not satisfy our hunger for God; it whets our appetite.



I will not try to run my own life or the lives of others; that is God's business.

I will not try to run my own life or the lives of others; that is God's business.



Waiting means going about our assigned tasks, confident that God will provide the meaning and the conclusions.

Waiting means going about our assigned tasks, confident that God will provide the meaning and the conclusions.





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I feel that it is our moral obligation to stand and to be courageous with these families, and particularly Cindy, that have become the conscience of this nation.



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The child has a mind able to absorb knowledge. He has the power to teach himself.



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Traveling by bus, we see many things on the way and just let them pass by. Watch the thoughts of your minds in the same way.



I feel that it would be tedious for a person to have only one life. It would be much better to have two or three lives going on simultaneously.

I feel that it would be tedious for a person to have only one life. It would be much better to have two or three lives going on simultaneously.



A successful pitcher keeps the leadoff hitter from reaching first base and puts the first pitch over for a strike - the two most important rules of pitching.

A successful pitcher keeps the leadoff hitter from reaching first base and puts the first pitch over for a strike - the two most important rules of pitching.



He who does not fear death cares naught for threats.

He who does not fear death cares naught for threats.



If you love your work, you'll be out there every day trying to do it the best you possibly can, and pretty soon everybody around will catch the passion from you - like a fever.

If you love your work, you'll be out there every day trying to do it the best you possibly can, and pretty soon everybody around will catch the passion from you - like a fever.



Doing less is not being lazy. Don't give in to a culture that values personal sacrifice over personal productivity.

Doing less is not being lazy. Don't give in to a culture that values personal sacrifice over personal productivity.




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