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**Seducers are more dangerous enemies to the church than persecutors.

--Matthew Henry

 

**It is impossible to mentally or socially enslave a Bible-reading people.

--Horace Greeley

  

**God had one Son without sin, but He never had a son without trial.

--Dwight L. Moody

  

**Men treat God's sovereignty as a theme for controversy, but in Scripture it is a matter for worship.

--J.I. Packer

 

**Let Christ be your only comfort, who will teach you to think rightly and to live happily. The world indeed accounts this to be mere folly and distraction; yet happy that fool who is wise unto Christ, and miserable folly is it not to know Him.

--Erasmus

 

**History fails to record single precedent in which nations subject to moral decay have not passed into political and economic decline. There has been either a spiritual awakening to overcome the moral lapse, or a progressive deterioration leading to ultimate national disaster.

--Gen. Douglas MacArthur

 

 **Young man, the secret of my success is that at an early age I discovered I was not God.

--Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1931

 

 **The highest glory of the American Revolution was this, it connected in one indissoluble bond, principles of civil government with the principles of Christianity.

--John Quincy Adams, 1821

  

**The fundamental basis of this Nation's laws was given to Moses on the Mount...I don't think we empahasize that enough these days. If we don't have proper fundamental moral background, we will finally end up with a totalitarian government which does not believe in rights for anybody except the state.

--Harry S. Truman

 

 **There are new things and true things, but the new things are not true and the true things are not new.

--Anonymous

 

 **Every day people are straying away from the church and back to God.

--Lenny Bruce, 1972

  

**If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of itself.

--Dwight L. Moody

  

**We must never edit God.

                                   --A. W. Tozer

 

 **Explain the Scriptures by the Scriptures.

--Clement of Alexandria

 

**The Christian gospel means, not a presentation of what always has been true, but a report of something new--something that imparts a totally different aspect to the situation of mankind.

--J. Gresham Machen

  

**The New is in the Old contained. The Old is in the New explained.

                                                            --Augustine

 

**A Christian expects to go to Heaven on the virtue of another.

                                           --A.W. Tozer

 

 ** To know the will of God is the greatest knowledge! To do the will of God is the greatest achievement.

--George W. Truett

 

 **The Word of God is too sacred a thing, and preaching too solemn a work, to be toyed and played with.

--William Gurnall

 

 **The world hates Christian people if they can see God in them.

                                                         --G. Campbell Morgan

 

 **If you are in with God you are out with the world.

--Gipsy Smith

  

**The vision must be followed by the venture. It is not enough to stare up the steps--we must step up the stairs.

--Vance Havner

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