Sayings of the wise“Among the rich you will never find a really generous man even by accident. They may give their money away, but they will never give themselves away; they are egotistic, secretive, dry as old bones. To be smart enough to get all that money you must be dull enough to want it.”
by G. K. Chesterton A Miscellany of Men
‘Oh, if only we knew!’, said Jill.— C.S. Lewis, The Silver Chair, Chap. 11 “In the Dark Castle”
‘I think we do know,’ said Puddleglum.
‘Do you mean you think everthing will come right if we do untie him?’ said Scrubb.
‘I don’t know about that,’ said Puddleglum, ‘You see, Aslan didn’t tell Pole what would happen. He only told her what to do’
Category Archives: Truth
We do not want joy and anger to neutralise each other and produce a surly contentment; we want a fiercer delight and a fiercer discontent. We have to feel the universe at once as an ogre’s castle, to be stormed, … Continue reading
Funny, “compelling” parody of Rob Bell’s video trailer for his heretical book “Love Wins” at amazon (watch his trailer first for maximum enjoyment). In this trailer Rob Bell distinguishes himself by vilifying Christ’s substitutionary atonement, impugning God’s character, justice and … Continue reading
It is becoming increasing difficult in these crazy days to lampoon what Christian leaders get up to. Take for example this missive from Rick Warren where we read about a fairly innocuous sounding health plan for 2011… … except that … Continue reading
From Calvin’s Short Treatise on the Supper of Our Lord, section 12: We begin now to enter on the question so much debated, both anciently and at the present time—how we are to understand the words in which the bread … Continue reading
Coming back to the topic of Mr Finney the Pelagian heretic in the light of R.C. Sproul’s excellent Willing to Believe (also @google books) Some quotes from the 8th chapter on Charles Grandison Finney: “Later in the same article [Robert] … Continue reading
I read this wonderful anecdote on Reformation Sunday (with a disclaimer since I struggled to find the reference to the source at the time), which sadly appears to be fiction: We step a moment out of the domain of history, … Continue reading
Many thanks to Brett, from whom I borrowed this book: Counted Righteous in Christ by John Piper. It is subtitled “Should we abandon the imputation of Christ’s righteousness?” and is a well reasoned defence of the doctrine of imputation — … Continue reading
I listen to R.C. Sproul’s Renewing Your Mind radio broadcasts regularly via MP3 podcasts. I started listening last week to the the excellent series called God Alone on the five solas of the Reformation. He starts off in the talk … Continue reading
Abiogenesis is the proposed evolution of non-living chemicals into a living cell, but the problems of scale with this theory are absolutely staggering: The simplest bacterium cell needs maybe 382 different genes (which code for proteins produced via various enzymes … Continue reading