Man has always been dexterous at confusing evil with good. That was Adam’s and Eve’s problem, and it is our problem today. If evil were not made to appear attractive, there would be no such thing as temptation.
Most of us follow our conscience as we follow a wheelbarrow. We push it in front of us in the direction we want to go.
Comfort and prosperity have never enriched the world as much as adversity has. Out of pain and problems have come the sweetest songs, and the most gripping stories.
Topics: Adversity, Opposition
Everybody has a little bit of Watergate in him.
A keen sense of humor helps us to overlook the unbecoming, understand the unconventional, tolerate the unpleasant, overcome the unexpected, and outlast the unbearable.
The only time my prayers are never answered is on the golf course.
If a person gets his attitude toward money straight, it will help straighten out almost every other area in his life.
The greatest need in the world at this moment is the transformation of human nature.
America is said to have the highest per capita boredom of any spot on earth! We know that because we have the greatest number of artificial amusements of any country.
People have become so empty that they can’t even entertain themselves. They have to pay other people to amuse them, to make them laugh, to try to make them feel warm and happy and comfortable for a few minutes, to try to lose that awful, frightening, hollow feeling—that terrible, dreaded feeling of being lost and alone.
The word “romance,” according to the dictionary, means excitement, adventure, and something extremely real. Romance should last a lifetime.”
God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, “I love you.”
A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.
America’s founding fathers did not intend to take religion out of education. Many of the nation’s greatest universities were founded by evangelists and religious leaders; but many of these have lost the founders concept and become secular institutions. Because of this attitude, secular education is stumbling and floundering.
The men who followed Him were unique in their generation. They turned the world upside down because their hearts had been turned right side up. The world has never been the same.
The most prominent place in hell is reserved for
those who are neutral on the great issues of life.
Christians should never fail to sense the operation of an angelic glory. It forever eclipses the world of demonic powers, as the sun does a candle’s light.
Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are stiffened.
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