Sayings of the wise
“Will you promise not to — do anything to me, if I do come?” said Jill.— C.S. Lewis, The Silver Chair, Chapter 2 “Jill is Given a Task”
“I make no promise,” said the Lion.
“Do you eat girls?” she said.
“I have swallowed up girls and boys, woman and men, kings and emperors, cities and realms,” said the Lion. It didn’t say this as if it were boasting, nor as if it were sorry, nor as if it were angry. It just said it.
Monthly Archives: January 2010
I bought from CMI and have just finished reading a truly fascinating book called Unwrapping the Pharaohs by David Down and I have watched the included DVD with two episodes of the old but good series “Digging up the Past”. … Continue reading
“His [Jesus] awareness of human frailties expressed in our fears was manifested by His most common greeting to His friends: ‘Fear not.’” (R.C. Sproul, Table Talk, January 2010, p 6.). I haven’t verified this statement, but it did remind me … Continue reading
Praise God! William just SMSed to say: “We have received heavy rains 2dy… Thanx 4 the prayers, our crops will survive now”… Our prayers were indeed answered. Please continue to pray for Malawi as the late and reduced rainfall leaves … Continue reading
by Charles Spurgeon, from Morning and Evening, Morning, November 1st “The church in thy house.” — Philemon 2 Is there a Church in this house? Are parents, children, friends, servants, all members of it? or are some still unconverted? Let … Continue reading
Wonderful story in the CMI Prayer News this month: US CMI supporter Jonathan C. has coached Lego robotics teams in the international competitions for middle and high school students for four years. Two years ago one of his teams decided … Continue reading
“If it please your Majesty, we mean shall not,” said Reepicheep with a very low bow. “You are the King of Narnia. You break faith with all your subjects, and especially with Trumpkin, if you do not return. You shall … Continue reading
I purchased this five part lecture by RC Sproul on Deuteronomy. It was amazing to hear of the contractual style of the ancient treaty covenants that Deuteronomy follows so closely. The nature of covenant renewal was made striking. The fact … Continue reading
Ha’ we lost the goodliest fere o’ all For the priests and the gallows tree? Aye lover he was of brawny men, O’ ships and the open sea When they came wi’ a host to take Our Man His smile … Continue reading