Sunday, December 11, 2016

Choice Quotes

Delusion (noun):
  1. A misleading of the mind.
  2. False belief; a fixed misconception.
  3. Something which one accepts as being true or real but which is actually false or unreal.
—Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary
G. & C. Merriam Co. (1953)

[God's] truth [is] not to [certain individual's] taste. We all know how soon a man will contrive, against the strongest evidence, to reason himself out of the belief of what he dislikes.
—Matthew Henry (1662-1714)

Three things cannot be long hidden:
The sun, the moon, and the truth.
—Confucius (551-479 B.C.)

It is a small and narrow mind that is afraid to change; it is a sign of greatness that one is prepared to admit at times that one has been mistaken, and that therefore you have had to change your position.
—D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones (1899-1981)

Our only rule of faith and practice is the Word of God. We have . . . 
     no creed to defend,
     no denomination to maintain, and
     no confession to bind our minds.
"What do the Scriptures teach?" That is and must be our only concern. If the plain teachings of Holy Scripture appear to destroy or contradict our understanding of any doctrine, then let us relinquish the doctrine, or acknowledge the fact that our minds are both depraved and minuscule, and bow to the revelation of God.
—Don Fortner

"Not to us, O LORD, not to us, But to Thy name give glory."
—Psalm 115:1

"Not in words taught by human wisdom, but in those taught by the Spirit."
—1 Corinthians 2:13

"Then He opened their minds to understand the Scriptures."
—Luke 24:45