Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Elisabeth Elliot (1926-2015)


Waiting on God requires the willingness to bear uncertainty, to carry within oneself the unanswered question, lifting the heart to God about it whenever it intrudes upon one's thoughts (Good Reads). Added 9/30/2015

I am not a theologian or a scholar, but I am very aware of the fact that pain is necessary to all of us. In my own life, I think I can honestly say that out of the deepest pain has come the strongest conviction of the presence of God and the love of God (What Christians What to Know Blog). Added 1/18/2013

You can read more about Elisabeth Elliot at her Website at www.elisabethelliott.org.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

R.C. Sproul (1939-2017)

R.C.Sproul


In short, no prayer of any human being ever uttered in history ever changed the mind of God in the slightest, because His mind doesn't ever need to be changed (The Prayer of the Lord, 2009). Added 9/29/2015

If I thought even for one moment that a single molecule were running loose in the universe outside the control and domain of almighty God, I wouldn't sleep tonight (Good Reads). Added 12/13/2014

We can not determine truth by counting noses (How R.C. Sproul Became a Calvinist, 2012). Added 9/15/2013

We cannot change God. God is unchangeable. If changes are to be made, they must be made in us (Discovering the God Who Is, 2011). Added 7/3/2013

Right now counts forever (Christian Quotes). Added 2/20/2013

*The photo of R.C. Sproul is in the Creative Commons of Wikipedia and was taken by James Thompson of Louisville, Kentucky.

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Favorite Quotes by Unknown Authors

It is not doing the things we like to do, But liking the things we have to do That makes life blessed (Quotes.Net). Added 9/29/2015

An old Cherokee told his grandson, "My son, there is a battle between two wolves inside us all. One is Evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, inferiority, lies and ego. The other is Good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy, & truth." The boy thought about it, and asked, "Grandfather, which wolf wins?" The old man quietly replied, "The one you feed" (Naticokeindians.org). Added 9/28/2015

Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many (Quote Garden). Added 8/3/2014

People were created to be loved. Things were created to be used. The reason why the world is in chaos right now is because things are being loved, and people are being used (CareTactics Blog). Added 7/29/2014

The things you take for granted someone else is praying for. Added 2/6/2014

Monday, September 28, 2015

Cesare Pavese (1908-1950)

Cesare Pavese (1908-1950)

We do not remember days, we remember moments. The richness of life lies in memories we have forgotten (Cesare Paverse page on Proverbia.net). Added 9/28/2015

The photo of Cesare Pavese is in the Public Domain.