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**It is Christ Himself, not the Bible, who is the true word of God. The Bible, read in the right spirit and with the guidance of good teachers, will bring us to Him.

--C.S. Lewis, 1898-1963

 

**When you turn from the New Testament to modern scholars, remember that you go among them as sheep among wolves. Naturalistic assumptions...will meet you on every side--even from the pens of clergymen.

--C.S. Lewis, 1898-1963

  

**All true knowledge of God is born out of obedience.

--John Calvin

 

**It is not in understanding a set of doctrines, not in outward comprehension of the "scheme of salvation," that rest and peace are found, but in taking up, in all lowliness and meekness, the yoke of the Lord Jesus Christ.

--F.W. Robertson

 

**The first lesson in Christ's school is self-denial.

--Matthew Henry

 

**I believe that where there is one sermon preached to the unconverted, there should be one hundred preached to the church members.

--Dwight L. Moody

 

**Those who make religion their god will not have God for their religion.

--Thomas Erskine

 

**A liar is not believed even when he tells the truth.

--Cicero

 

**Nothing is swifter than rumor.

--Virgil

 

**Bless O Lord the whole race of mankind, and let the world be filled with the knowledge of Thee and Thy Son, Jesus Christ.

--George Washington, 1752

 

**Real friendship is shown in times of trouble; prosperity is full of friends.

--Euripdes

 

**The New Testament is the best book the world has ever known or ever will know.

--Charles Dickens

  

**I am weary unto death with this incessant preaching. Let us cease our talk for a time and cut off our talkers, and try to express our religion in terms of living service.

--Pearl Buck, 1932

  

**If one wants to know the time on the clock of world history, let him observe the Jews.

--Frederick the Great, Prussia

 

**To see earth, open your eyes. To see heaven, shut them.

--Dwight L. Moody

 

**I do not know anything America needs more today than men and women on fire with the fire of heaven: not great men, but true honest persons God can use.

--Dwight L. Moody

 

**The man who will die for his opinions is a fool, but he who dies for the truth is a martyr.

--Sir Robert Anderson

 

**The Bible is marching orders for an army, not bedtime reading to help one sleep more soundly.

--Walter Wink

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