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    Do you know how to digest your food? Do you know how to fill your lungs with air? Do you know how to establish, regulate and direct the metabolism of your body -- the assimilation of foodstuff so that it builds muscles, bones and flesh? No, you don't know how consciously, but there is a wisdom within you that does know.

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If people would forget about utopia! When rationalism destroyed heaven and decided to set it up here on earth, that read more

If people would forget about utopia! When rationalism destroyed heaven and decided to set it up here on earth, that most terrible of all goals entered human ambition. It was clear there'd be no end to what people would be made to suffer for it.

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Most people are bothered by those passages of Scripture they do not understand, but the passages that bother me are read more

Most people are bothered by those passages of Scripture they do not understand, but the passages that bother me are those I do understand.

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Idolatry is in a man's own thought, not in the opinion of another.

Idolatry is in a man's own thought, not in the opinion of another.

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Many have quarreled about religion that never practiced it.

Many have quarreled about religion that never practiced it.

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Fundamentalists believe Jesus was God becoming man. I believe that Jesus was man becoming God.

Fundamentalists believe Jesus was God becoming man. I believe that Jesus was man becoming God.

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If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had known what was hidden within him, he would have stood humble read more

If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had known what was hidden within him, he would have stood humble and awe-struck before his soul.

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In man's life, the absence of an essential component usually leads to the adoption of a substitute. The substitute is read more

In man's life, the absence of an essential component usually leads to the adoption of a substitute. The substitute is usually embraced with vehemence and extremism, for we have to convince ourselves that what we took as second choice is the best there ever was. Thus blind faith is to a considerable extent a substitute for the lost faith in ourselves; insatiable desire a substitute for hope; accumulation a substitute for growth; fervent hustling a substitute for purposeful action; and pride a substitute for an unattainable self-respect.

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The Christian is not one who has gone all the way with Christ. None of us has. The Christian is read more

The Christian is not one who has gone all the way with Christ. None of us has. The Christian is one who has found the right road.

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It is always right that a man should be able to render a reason for the faith that is within read more

It is always right that a man should be able to render a reason for the faith that is within him.

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