This weblog is addressed mainly to Christadelphians. Its purpose is to appeal to them to take a fresh look at what the Gospel is all about and to focus on the things that are really important in proclaiming the Gospel of the Kingdom.
Thursday, November 27, 2008
Legalism - a way of life
I received this today by email from a friend. I don't know where it originated (so I hope I'm not breaching copyright by posting it here).
“When I have a little money, I buy books. If any is left over, I buy food and clothes.” - Erasmus
"Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing ever happened.” – Sir Winston Churchill
"Creeds and human statements all contain inherent weaknesses, because they are framed by frail, earth-bound beings." - Michael Ashton, former editor of The Christadelphian
"Puritanism - the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy." - Henry Mencken
"The mark of a civilized man is his willingness to re-examine his most cherished beliefs." - Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes
"The purely righteous do not complain about evil, rather they add justice. They do not complain about heresy, rather they add faith. They do not complain about ignorance, rather they add wisdom. " - Rav Kook, founder of the Merkaz Harav Yeshiva in Jerusalem
"I am satisfied that when the Almighty wants me to do, or not to do, a particular thing, he finds a way of letting me know it." - Abraham Lincoln
"We must not offer people a systemof redemption, a set of insights and principles. We offer people a Redeemer." - Paul David Tripp, Instruments In The Redeemer's Hands
"Show me a man who hasn't changed his mind in 20 years and I'll show you a man who has wasted 20 years of his life." - Anon
"If one does not know more of the truth at the end of one’s pilgrimage than at the beginning or the middle, then he is a poor disciple indeed." - Alan Eyre, The Protestors
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