Monthly Archives: October 2014

Gerald Rau on the habits of extreme positions

Use of antagonistic terminology has led to polarization of the question of origins. When any group feels attacked and disrespected, this naturally leads to a hardening of their position as they become defensive and seek to promote their cause. This … Continue reading

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C.H. Spurgeon: “When I hear my Heavenly Father say that a man is a fool, I dare not think him wise.”

I never feel, when I meet with intellectual men, who look down upon me as a mere preacher of platitudes, that they have any right to do so. To them I give place by subjection, no, not for an hour. … Continue reading

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C.H. Spurgeon: “Brother, your failure, if you fail, will begin in your faith.”

We have only waded ankle-deep in faith as yet. We thought the water very cold and chill when we timorously ventured in; but having tried it up to the ankles, we have found it good and pleasant. Let us advance … Continue reading

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C.S. Lewis: “You must make your choice.”

I am trying here to prevent anyone saying the really foolish thing that people often say about Jesus: ‘I’m ready to accept Him as a great moral teacher, but I don’t accept His claim to be God.’ That is the … Continue reading

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