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by Daryl WinerdThe argument is tight and convincing. 9/10
I could wish that they had dealt with Rom. 7:2-3 in its own chapter. Also, the syllogism of Eph. 5:25:
1. A husband must be like Jesus Christ.
2. Jesus Christ never divorces His wife.
Conclus…Though he ought to have loved his wife by listening and asking better questions, Sir Percy took risks in a noble cause and devoted his life to preserving the lives of others.by Tim MarshallGeography heavily influences the politics and economies of the world’s nations.
An interesting and perhaps important book which educates the citizen to vital factors about the region and country to which he is obligated to vote, pray, …by John BunyanPerhaps the greatest book ever written outside the Bible.
For its glorious and compelling presentation of Christ as well as intensity that comes straight from Scripture, this book deserves more honor than Pilgrim’s Progress.
1….Feminism is one more wave of attack on Western culture. 7/10.
Category Archives: Quotes
Martyn Lloyd-Jones on Preaching
What is preaching? Logic on fire! And again: What is the chief end of preaching? It is to give men and women a sense of God and His presence. … I can forgive the preacher almost anything if he gives … Continue reading
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Mandela’s View of the Problem
We must face the matter squarely that where there is something wrong in how we govern ourselves, it must be said that the fault is not in our stars but in ourselves that we are ill-governed. Nelson Mandela, quoted in … Continue reading
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The Vicious Side of Freedom
G. K. Chesterton once observed that in the modern world “the virtues have gone mad because they have been isolated from each other and are wandering alone. Thus some scientists care for truth; and their truth is pitiless. Thus some … Continue reading
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Logic is Divine
If an argument is indeed valid, its validity holds for all times and all places. That is, its validity is omnipresent (in all places) and eternal (for all times). Vern Poythress, Logic: A God-Centered Approach to the Foundation of Western … Continue reading
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The 20th Century Artistic Famine
I have a rule that I will never buy paintings that I could have painted better myself. That rules out virtually all modern art. The last great painter in my view was John Singer Sargent, who died in 1925. After … Continue reading
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Is Fiction Necessary?
Many parents, however, have little taste for fiction, though they allow it for the “little kids.” Some parents disdain fiction because they are bony pragmatists, not having the time, but others even claim that it is unspiritual (“I just want … Continue reading
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Who Are the Enemies?
Yet as an evangelical academic myself, I find it interesting to note the way in which, with some writers, the perceived faults of more conservative authors are denounced with bombastic rhetoric, while the blasphemies and heresies of those on the … Continue reading
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Since liberalism became a kind of offical party line, we have been enjoined against saying things about races, religions, or national groups, for, after all, there is no categorical statement without its implication of value, and values begin divisions among … Continue reading
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What Could Make Him Say This About Rock?
Writing about 20 years ago, cultural analyst and philosopher Allan Bloom held a negative view of the musical style of popular rock music. Young people know that rock has the beat of sexual intercourse. … But rock music has one … Continue reading
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What a reproach it is to the profession of the gospel to see a Christian just come from church and holy ordinances where his devout affections have been raised, and immediately to find him breaking out in vain, earthly merriment … Continue reading
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