Article Library of Christian Thoughts · September 20, 2017
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I’ve been asked to return to a place that I felt was the closest thing to hell on earth. It’s called Auschwitz.
The period produced a flawed argument that work had less value in God's Kingdom than contemplation.
With the church in such a state of disarray, it would seem as Thomas Paine said, “Christianity would be gone in thirty years,” might prove true. But, we know it wasn’t.
In the wake of the American Revolution there was a moral slump. Drunkenness became epidemic. Out of a population of five million, 300,000 were confirmed drunkards; they were burying 15,000 of them each year. Profanity was of the most shocking kind. For the first time in the history of the American settlement, women were afraid to go out at night for fear of assault. Bank robberies were a daily occurrence...
"Life is a series of seasons." "There is a time for everything, and a season for everything under heaven." Ecclesiastes 3:1 NIV My wife and I have reached the age of 66 and in this season virtually every American longs to ...
"Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again the same way and expecting different results." Albert Einstein "A fool finds no pleasure in understanding but delights in airing his own opinions." Proverbs 18:2 I love this statement. I stand perplexed by how many people keep ...
"Let every student consider well that the end of his life and studies is to know God and Jesus who is eternal life and therefore, to lay Christ as the bottom, as the only foundation of all sound knowledge and learning. Seeking the Lord gives wisdom. Everyone shall seriously, by prayer, in secret, seek wisdom of Him." Harvard University in 1642 "For no one can lay any foundation other than the one already laid, which is Jesus Christ. 1 Corinthians 3:11 Isn't it amazing what a short time it has taken for us to ...
"No one should fear to undertake any task in the name of our Savior, if it is just and if the intention is purely for His Holy service." Christopher Columbus,1492