Sayings of the wise“Comforts that were rare among our forefathers are now multiplied in factories and handed out wholesale; and indeed, nobody nowadays, so long as he is content to go without air, space, quiet, decency and good manners, need be without anything whatever that he wants; or at least a reasonably cheap imitation of it.”
by G. K. Chesterton Commonwealth, 1933
Shasta’s heart fainted at these words for he felt he had no strength left. And he writhed inside at what seemed the cruelty and unfairness of the demand. He had not yet learned that if you do one good deed your reward usually is to be set to do another and harder and better one.— C.S. Lewis, The Horse and His Boy, Chapter 10 “The Hermit of the Southern March”
Monthly Archives: September 2010
Preaching through Deuteronomy, using primarily Douglas Wilson’s sermon notes and the New International Commentary on the Old Testament, we have arrived at that wonderful section of Sabbath law which starts from Deuteronomy 14:21b. That great exposition of the fourth commandment. The … Continue reading
Wilhelm Els leaves tomorrow for Lesotho then flies to Malawi and will be in Machinga on the 29th and 30th D.V. After that more travelling through Botswana and Zambia and then perhaps to Burundi. Many meetings, many old friends and … Continue reading
Father Forgets (continues) by W. Livingston Larned (HT Juan Winnaar) Moving poem, both a rebuke and an encouragement.