Quotations of the day

FineLinen

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“The men who have studied the Bible for fifty years have never got down to the depths of it yet. There are truths there that the church of God has been searching out for the last nineteen hundred years, but no man has yet fathomed the depths of the ever-living stream.” ~ D.L. Moody

“Before we pray that God would fill us, I believe we ought to pray Him to empty us.” ~ D.L. Moody

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Idolater

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“The men who have studied the Bible for fifty years have never got down to the depths of it yet. There are truths there that the church of God has been searching out for the last nineteen hundred years, but no man has yet fathomed the depths of the ever-living stream.” ~ D.L. Moody
Only those who don't come to Mass.
“Before we pray that God would fill us, I believe we ought to pray Him to empty us.” ~ D.L. Moody

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He does. He wants you to come to Mass.
 

FineLinen

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"God must be accomplishing a design invariable and without the shadow of turning, the design to save every one of us everlastingly." ~Florence Nightingale

"They say a good love is one that sits you down, gives you a drink of water, and pats you on top of the head. But I say a good love is one that casts you into the wind, sets you ablaze, makes you burn through the skies and ignite the night like a phoenix; the kind that cuts you loose like a wildfire and you can't stop running simply because you keep on burning everything that you touch! I say that's a good love; one that burns and flies, and you run with it!" ~C. JoyBell C.

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FineLinen

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"How could the Bible possibly speak of the perfect victory of God our Creator who loves righteousness and cannot bear evil, if that victory really means that He cannot bring His own creatures at last to hate evil as He hates it, but must confirm multitudes, indeed the majority of them, in their choice of evil for ever and ever?

What sort of victory is it to be able only to subdue evil and prevent it harming any but those who choose it, and to be unable to bring human souls to abominate it and desire to forsake it, so that the evil itself ceases to exist?" ~Hannah Hurnard

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FineLinen

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"We all must die and are like water spilled on the ground that cannot be gathered up again...

BUT

the Lord does not take away life...

INSTEAD

He devises ways for the banished to be restored." ~Prophet Samuel
 

FineLinen

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"Some people could be given an entire field of roses and only see the thorns in it. Others could be given a single weed and only see the wildflower in it. Perception is a key component to gratitude. And gratitude is a key component to joy." ~ Amy Weatherly
 

FineLinen

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"The mother eagle teaches her little ones to fly by making their nest so uncomfortable that they are forced to leave it and commit themselves to the unknown world of air outside. So does our God to us. He stirs up our comfortable nests, and pushes us over the edge of them, and we are forced to use our wings to save ourselves from fatal falling. Read your trials in this light, and see if you cannot begin to get a glimpse of their meaning. Your wings are being developed." -Hannah Whitall Smith-
 
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