QUOTES 105

 

**I will not go quietly.

--The Princess of Wales

 

**The modern Ecumenical Movement has been deluded in the formation of its unbiblical personnel and program. The merging of all religions into one earth-wide ecclesiatical organization is not Christ's Church, nor is the ecumenical social gospel Christ's Gospel.

--Lehman Strauss

  

**I cherish all the freedom we have, including the freedom to burn flags. But I also have the freedom to bear arms, and if you burn my flag, I'll shoot you.

--Johnny Cash

 

**He who dines wth the devil had better have a long spoon.

--Peter Berger

  

**Attempt great things for God, and expect great things from Him.

--William Carey

  

**The moral principles and precepts contained in the Scriptures ought to form the basis of all our civil constitutions and laws. All the miseries and evils which men suffer from vice, crime, ambition, injustice, oppresion, slavery, and war, proceed from their despising or neglecting the precepts contained in the Bible.

--Noah Webster

  

**By calling our new sexual laxity a revolution, instead of, say, a moral breakdown, we've given it a progressive halo. We've treated the promiscuous as pioneers of love. We've learned to call the promiscuous "sexually active," obscenity "openness," and abortion "choice." And we've elevated people to celebrity for doing things that would once have made them outcasts.

--Francis A. Schaeffer

  

**Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.

--John Adams

  

**First, they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out because I was not a socialist. They then came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out because I was not a trade unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out because I was not a Jew. Then they came for me, and there was no one left to speak out for me.

--Martin Niemoller

  

**There are two equal and opposite errors into which our race can fall about the devils. One is to disbelieve in their existence. The other is to believe, and to feel an excessive and unhealthy interest in them. They themselves are equally pleased by both errors, and hail a materialist or a magician with the same delight.

--C.S. Lewis

  

**Complicity with error will take from the best of men the power to enter any successful protest against it.

--C.H. Spurgeon

  

**Faith brings Christ, and Christ brings remission of sin; but how shall we obtain faith? St. Paul teaches us this, faith cometh by hearing. Then, if we will come to faith, we must hear God's word.

--Hugh Latimer (1485-1555)

 

**None of thy enemies are asleep; and yet wilt thou sleep in the thickest of thy foes? Is the battle a sleeping time, or the race a sleeping time, when heaven or hell must be the end?

--Richard Baxter (1615-1691)

  

**If ye were not strangers here, the dogs of the world would not bark at you.

--Samuel Rutherford (1600-1661)

  

**The mighty struggles and conflicts of nations, those vast successive changes which are brought to pass in the kingdoms of the world, from one age to another, are, as it were, the travail-pangs of creation, in order to bring forth this glorious event. And the Scriptures represent the last struggles and changes that shall immediately precede this event, as being the greatest of all.

--Jonathan Edwards

  

**A poor craftsman soon quarrels with his tools.

--F. W. Boreham

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