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    Destiny is but a phrase of the weak human heart - the dark apology for every error. The strong and virtuous admit no destiny. On earth conscience guides; in heaven God watches. And destiny is but the phantom we invoke to silence the one and dethrone the other.

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If you think practicing what you preach is rough, just try preaching what you practice.

If you think practicing what you preach is rough, just try preaching what you practice.

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Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. [Hebrews 11:1].

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. [Hebrews 11:1].

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Should our moral beliefs really prove to be dependent on factual assumptions shown to be incorrect, it would be hardly read more

Should our moral beliefs really prove to be dependent on factual assumptions shown to be incorrect, it would be hardly moral to defend them by refusing to acknowledge the facts.

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And now Israel, what does the Lord your God require from you, but to fear the Lord your God, to read more

And now Israel, what does the Lord your God require from you, but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in all His ways and love Him, and to serve the Lord your God with all your heart and all your soul. [Deuteronomy 10:12].

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And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own read more

And even in our sleep pain that cannot forget falls drop by drop upon the heart, and in our own despair, against our will, comes wisdom to us by the awful grace of God.

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We send missionaries to China so the Chinese can get to heaven, but we won't let them into our country.

We send missionaries to China so the Chinese can get to heaven, but we won't let them into our country.

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The beauty of religious mania is that it has the power to explain everything. Once God (or Satan) is accepted read more

The beauty of religious mania is that it has the power to explain everything. Once God (or Satan) is accepted as the first cause of everything which happens in the mortal world, nothing is left to chance...logic can be happily tossed out the window.

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When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said "Let us pray." read more

When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said "Let us pray." We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.

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Agnosticism simply means that a man shall not say he knows or believes that for which he has no grounds read more

Agnosticism simply means that a man shall not say he knows or believes that for which he has no grounds for professing to believe.

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