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The gospel is not a doctrine of the tongue, but of life.


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When God wants to judge a nation, He gives them wicked rulers.



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We shall never be clothed with the righteousness of Christ except we first know assuredly that we have no righteousness of our own.



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Whatever a person may be like, we must still love them because we love God.



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Prayer doesn't change things - God changes things in answer to prayer.



I gave up all for Christ, and what have I found? Everything in Christ.

I gave up all for Christ, and what have I found? Everything in Christ.



A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.

A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.



While all men seek after happiness, scarcely one in a hundred looks for it from God.

While all men seek after happiness, scarcely one in a hundred looks for it from God.



Only those who have learned well to be earnestly dissatisfied with themselves, and to be confounded with shame at their wretchedness truly understand the Christian gospel.

Only those who have learned well to be earnestly dissatisfied with themselves, and to be confounded with shame at their wretchedness truly understand the Christian gospel.



When I took the leap, I had faith I would find a net; Instead I learned I could fly.

When I took the leap, I had faith I would find a net; Instead I learned I could fly.



Faith is like an empty, open hand stretched out towards God, with nothing to offer and everything to recieve

Faith is like an empty, open hand stretched out towards God, with nothing to offer and everything to recieve





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Surround yourself with people who move you, motivate you and mobilize you.

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Some politician some years ago said that bad officials are elected by good voters who do not vote.



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we shed the skins of who we used to be!



Novels, in my experience, are slow in coming, and once I've begun them I know I have years rather than months of work ahead of me.

Novels, in my experience, are slow in coming, and once I've begun them I know I have years rather than months of work ahead of me.



In this ridiculously polarized, obstructionist world, the operating principle should be, Let's get something done. Not, Let's freeze everything.

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My daughters depend on me for a lot more than food, clothing and shelter. They depend on me as an example of how to go on.



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Sometimes the best, and only effective, way to kill an idea is to put it into practice.



I'd have to just say that working with other people, it's a different world from school.

I'd have to just say that working with other people, it's a different world from school.




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