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If you know enough about a subject, you can confuse anybody by selective use of the facts.

Shouting louder does not help if truth has been lost.

Reality can be lost when reason and language have been violated.

Crimes of logic can be more catastrophic for humanity than crimes of passion.

Every man in his own library.

Love is a command, not just a feeling. Somehow, in the romantic world of music and theater we have made love to be what it is not. We have so mixed it with beauty and charm and sensuality and contact that we have robbed it of its higher call of cherishing and nurturing.

Is it the absence of truth, or the suppression of it? The mind cannot accept what the heart has already rejected. Our problem isn't intellectual, it's the death of spiritual morality.

All of history is fused with His meaning because history is HIS-story.

The longer you are on this journey of faith and understanding, you actually realize how little you do know.

Love is the greatest apologetic.

Through suffering we realize how desperately we need God's presence.

When our time comes, we all have to go. But until that time comes, our sovereign lord will protect you from any intimidating, any terrifying reality. An eye has not seen, ear has not heard, neither has entered into the heart of man the things which God has prepared for them that love him.

Doing and saying the right thing are not sufficient. Doing the right thing in the right way and with the person's comfort in mind is critical.

Truth is stranger than fiction because we have made fiction to suit ourselves.

Even though we did not author creation, we wish to author morality and take the reins of life.

Jesus worked by changing the heart, not by legislating. Legislation can only force compliance. It can never produce the love necessary to change an attitude.

My experience at Trinity points up one big difference between Islam and Christianity: Islam shuns a critique of the Quran. If you ask the hard questions of the Quran, you risk being branded, and, in some cases, you even risk your life.

Men became scientific because they expected law in nature and they expected law in nature because they believed in a lawgiver.
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They have ears, but cannot hear.

Faith is not bereft of reason.

Worship is exclusionary. You cannot compromise on worship.

Getting to Mars is a problem. Falling in love is a mystery.

When hard reason fails, leave it to the poets.

If religion is to be treated with intellectual respect, then it must stand the test of truth.

God alone knows how to humble us without humiliating us and how to exalt us without flattering us. And how he effects this is the grand truth of the Christian message.

Everything gains only momentary explanation.

Truth is the thread that separates true spirituality from false spirituality.

The day that each person willingly accepts himself or herself for who he or she is and acknowledges the uniqueness of God's framing process marks the beginning of a journey to seeing the handiwork of God in each life.

Isn't love the only thing that counts?

The universe is not a machine; it is an organic whole.

We see through a glass darkly because all we want is to be comfortable.

At the end, Job discovered that this God who was his Creator and Designer, his Revealer and Comforter, his Mediator and Savior, was also his Strengthener and Restorer.

We trivialize the body in our indulgences. We treat it as a means to other ends. But when death comes, we grasp at it and cling to it because it is all we have left.

The power of a lens is incredible.

Our society is walking through a maze of cultural land mines and the heaviest price is exacted as we send our children on ahead.

More than anything else, prayer enables you to see your own heart and brings you into alignment with God's heart.

A worldview tested by truth will inform imagination and meditation, not the other way around. That is why the rigorous way of testing truth has always been through logical consistency, empirical adequacy, and experiential relevance.

Morality can build pride as well as philanthropy; true spirituality will never submit to pride.

I have little doubt that the single greatest obstacle to the impact of the gospel has not been its inability to provide answers, but the failure on our part to live it out.

Unsuspecting people make a fatal mistake when they give their allegiance to a system of thought by focusing on its benefits while they ignore its systemic contradictions.

If the loss of shame was the child of secularization, the loss of reason is the child of pluralization.

Marriage is the harmony of God synchronizing two wills with the will of the Father.

A society that hates laws that guard the soul despises not so much the laws as much as it despises the very thought of a soul. Those who belong to such a society consider the flesh the totality of their being.

God clearly called me into the preaching and teaching ministry, principally in hostile arenas. An odd call for a shy individual, I would think! But God does it his way.

To allow God to be God we must follow him for who he is and what he intends, and not for what we want or what we prefer.

What the person means by saying, "You must be open to everything" is really, "You must be open to everything that I am open to, and anything that I disagree with, you must disagree with too."

Remember to do things for people that can't do things for you.

If you cannot understand me in my speech, how can you understand me in my silence?

The game is played not to protect the rules; rather, the rules are made to protect the game.

Evil is to life what contradiction is to reason. If an argument is contradictory, reasoning breaks down. If life is consumed by evil, life breaks down.

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