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**All teaching and all truth and all doctrine must be tested in the light of the scriptures.

--D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

 

 **It is the holiness of our Lord's heart that fills the New Testament full and makes it the unparalleled and unapproachable Book that it is.

--Alexander Whyte

 

 **My heart has always assured me that the gospel of Jesus Christ must be Divine Reality.

--Daniel Webster

  

**The truly wise man is he who believes the Bible against the opinions of any man. If the Bible says one thing, and any body of men says another, the wise man will decide, "This book is the Word of him who cannot lie."

--R. A. Torrey

  

**Never go to a doctor whose office plants have died.

--Erma Bombeck

  

**We cannot play at preaching. We preach for eternity.

--C. H. Spurgeon

  

**Conviction is worthless unless it is converted into conduct.

--Thomas Carlyle

 

 **One man or woman called of God is worth a hundred who have elected to work for God.

--Oswald Chambers

  

**When I am angry I preach well and pray better.

 --Martin Luther

 

 **Many unbelievers have threatened or prophesied the destruction of the Bible. Few people know the names of the skeptics. Everyone knows the names of Moses and Isaiah and Luke and Paul.

--Will Houghton

  

**If you want an opinion concerning the Bible, why not take it from the lips of someone who has a real acquaintance with it.

--Will Houghton

 

**It is well to remember that reading books about the Bible is a very different thing to searching the Word for oneself.

--H. A. Ironside

  

**Those who fear ideas, fear books.

--Stefan Lorant

  

**It takes power for the man of God in the pulpit to speak plainly about particular sins before the faces of those who are living in them; and still more power to do it with the rare tactfulness and tenderness of the Galilean preacher.

--S.D. Gordon

 

 **Worse than blind leaders of the blind are bland leaders of the bland.

--Vance Havner

 

**I believe that the popular God who is all mercy without justice and righteous wrath is not the God of the Bible, not the God of his people, not the God of Calvary, not the God of earth, not the God of heaven. He who rained fire on Sodom is he who saith "Vengeance is mine, I will repay" [Romans 12:19].

--Robert G. Lee

 

**Spirit discernment is rare because it is expensive. It means a sensitive conscience, an instructed understanding through study of the Book of God. It means a passion for purity, for truth, for the right, for Christ Himself, and for living uncompromisingly true in the daily habit. All this lies back of a seeing spirit eye. And these things cost. Discernment is expensive.

--S. D. Gordon

  

**Don't offer God partnership when he wants penitence. Don't present him with lip service when He wants your life.

--Will H. Houghton

  

**Meditate on the Word in the Word.

--John Owen

  

**The devil is not fighting religion. He is too smart for that. He is producing a counterfeit Christianity so much like the real one that good Christians are afraid to speak out against it.

--Vance Havner

 

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