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**No man can really be called uneducated who knows the letter and spirit of the Bible.

--Charles L. Goodell

 

 **The real strength of a Church is not the amount of its work but the quality of its faith. One man who truly knows his Bible is worth more to a Church's real strength than a crowd of workers who do not.

--P.T. Forsyth

 

 **No pain, no palm; no thorns, no throne; no gall, no glory; no cross, no crown.

--William Penn

 

 **Our pulpits today are occupied with puppets rather than with prophets, with organizers rather than with agonizers.

--Leonard Ravenhill, 1979

 

 **No great revival will ever start from an argument over where we come from. The religious revival of the future, when it is started, will be people's fear over where we are going.

--Will Rogers

 

 **Unless we have a revival, which holds back the judgement of God and the wrath of man, totaltitarianism will take possession of our land as it has many others and freedom for the Gospel will end.

--William Ward Ayer

 

 **Eyes that look are common; eyes that see are rare.

--J. Oswald Sanders

 

**A churchless society is most assuredly a society on the downgrade.

--Theodore Roosevelt

 

 **I am increasingly convinced the longer I am in public life that the Founding Fathers of the Americn experiment had no intention whatsoever of separating vibrant faith from impact upon public policy. They did not mean that personal spiritual insights should be left outside the door of public policy debate.

--Senator Mark A. Hatfield

 

 **At what point shall we expect the approach of danger? By what means shall we fortify against it? Shall we expect some transatlantic military giant, to step over the ocean, and crush us at one blow? Never! All the armies of Europe, Asia and Africa combined, with all the treasure of the earth...could not by force, take a drink from the Ohio, or make a track on the Blue Ridge, in a trial of a thousand years... If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide.

--Abraham Lincoln, 1838

 

 **Compare Scripture with Scripture. False doctrines, like false witnesses, agree not among themselves.

--William Gurnall

 

 **The proper temperature of Christianity is red-hot.

--Alexander Duff

 

 **Let me beg of you not to rest contented with the commonplace religion that is now prevalant.

--Andoniram Judson

 

 **God has two thrones, one in the highest heavens, the other in the lowliest heart.

--D.L. Moody

 

 **The blood alone makes us safe. The Word alone makes us sure.

--D.L. Moody

  

**Faith makes us draw all our comforts from a fountain that will never fail.

--Thomas Halyburton

  

**It is better to be humble with one talent than proud with ten; yea, better to be a humble worm, than a proud angel.

--John Flavel

 

**What we are afraid to do before men, we should be afraid to think before God.

--Richard Sibbes

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