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It is not the objective proof of God's existence that we want but the experience of God's presence. That is the miracle we are really after, and that is also, I think, the miracle that we really get.
- Frederick Buechner
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I learned more about Christianity from my mother than from all the theologians in England.
- John Wesley
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When you allegorize, you're gonna get everybody saved somehow.
- Tim LaHaye
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It is incomprehensible that God should exist, and it is incomprehensible that he should not exist.
- Blaise Pascal
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The Lord is not compelled to use theologians. He can take snakes, sticks or anything else, and use them for the advancement of his cause.
- Billy Sunday
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Secularism, with its moral relativism, is in direct opposition to Christianity and its absolute morality. The battle is between these two worldviews--one that stands on God's Word and one that accepts man's opinions.
- Ken Ham
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A man may be theologically knowing and spiritually ignorant.
- Stephen Charnock
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In the Church of Jesus Christ there can and should be no non-theologians.
- Karl Barth
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Order your soul; reduce your wants; live in charity; associate in Christian community; obey the laws; trust in Providence.
- Augustine
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Imagine if we started raising generations of children who stood uncompromisingly on the Word of God, knew how to defend the Christian faith, could answer the skeptical questions of this age, and had a fervor to share the gospel from the authority of God's Word with whomever they met! This could change the world.
- Ken Ham
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Reason is always a kind of brute force; those who appeal to the head rather than the heart, however pallid and polite, are necessarily men of violence. We speak of 'touching' a man's heart, but we can do nothing to his head but hit it.
- G.K. Chesterton
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An open mind, in questions that are not ultimate, is useful. But an open mind about the ultimate foundations either of Theoretical or of Practical Reason is idiocy.
- C.S. Lewis
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Too many are apt to look at nothing but the surface of things in religion, and regard nice distinctions in theology as questions of "words and names," which are of little real value.
- J. C. Ryle
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Theology is a science of mind applied to God.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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When will it be seen that the characteristic of the Christian Religion is its Life, that a true theology must begin with a Biology? Theology is the Science of God. Why will men treat God as inorganic?
- Henry Drummond
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Wherefore all theology, when separated from Christ, is not only vain and confused, but is also mad, deceitful, and spurious; for, though the philosophers sometimes utter excellent sayings, yet they have nothing but what is short-lived, and even mixed up with wicked and erroneous sentiments.
- John Calvin
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We are called by God to do theology, that is, to live our lives with a moment-by-moment consciousness of God.
- Paul David Tripp
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The renaissance of Christian philosophy has been accompanied by a resurgence of interest in natural theology, that branch of theology that seeks to prove God's existence apart from divine revelation.
- William Lane Craig
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The best theology is rather a divine life than a divine knowledge.
- Jeremy Taylor
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It's the generally accepted privilege of theologians to stretch the heavens, that is the Scriptures, like tanners with a hide.
- Desiderius Erasmus
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'Tis much the doctrine of the times that men should not please themselves, but deny themselves everything they take delight in; not look upon beauty, wear no good clothes, eat no good meat, etc., which seems the greatest accusation that can be upon the Maker of all good things. If they are not to be used, why did God make them?
- John Selden
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The best theology would need no advocates; it would prove itself.
- Karl Barth
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A man must have a stout digestion to feed upon some men's theology; no sap, no sweetness, no life, but all stern accuracy, and fleshless definition. Proclaimed without tenderness, and argued without affection, the gospel from such men rather resembles a missile from a catapult than bread from a Father's hand.
- Charles Spurgeon
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In too many churches today, people don't see manifestations of God's power in answer to fervent praying. Instead, they hear arguments about theological issues that few people care about.
- Jim Cymbala
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Yes, I think that when the Bible refers to a horse or a horseman, that's exactly what it means.
- Tim LaHaye
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Truth-oriented Christians love studying Scripture and theology. But sometimes they're quick to judge and slow to forgive. They're strong on truth, weak on grace.
- Randy Alcorn
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A firm faith is the best theology; a good life is the best philosophy; a clear conscience the best law; honesty, the best policy, and temperance the best physic.
- James H. Aughey
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Many may boast in the depth of their Bible knowledge and in the excellency of their theological tenets, but those with spiritual discernment are aware that it is dead.
- Watchman Nee
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Theology is a serious quest for the true knowledge of God, undertaken in response to His self-revelation, illumined by Christian tradition, manifesting a rational inner coherence, issuing in ethical conduct, resonating with the contemporary world and concerned for the greater glory of God.
- John Stott
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You will find all true theology summed up in these two short sentences: Salvation is all of the grace of God. Damnation is all of the will of man.
- Charles Spurgeon
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We should never desert a great principle in theology any more than in science, because of apparent difficulties which we are not able at present to remove.
- J. C. Ryle
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Theology is practical, especially now... If you do not listen to Theology that will not mean that you have no ideas about God. It will mean that you have a lot of wrong ones - bad, muddled, out-of-date ideas.
- C.S. Lewis
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An ineffably holy God, who has the utmost abhorrence of sin, was never invented by any of Adam's descendents.
- A. W. Pink
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