From Here and There - Part 2
Quotations from Everywhere
ABOUT THIS PRESENT WORLD
"Large parts of the world in which we live have already become a lunatic asylum and the inmates are running it.
"It is a weird situation when the students run the schools, the children direct and control the homes, the teachers and parents have completely lost control, and the crooks (and crooked politicians) and drug dealers have major control of the politics and economy of the world and our own country.
"It is impossible to accept or understand a time in which the victims have NO rights, and the PERPETRATORS OF THE MOST VICIOUS CRIMES HAVE ALL THE RIGHTS!
"And YET our own country is still the greatest in the world, although real and true patriotism has become a dirty word to many people, especially to the "media!"
"It is absolutely unthinkable that, in a nation that was founded as a definitely Christian nation, you can't even have a Bible on the school teacher's desk without risk of serious problems.
<"But the Koran, Mein Kampf, Das Kapital, or any "scientific" fiction supporting Darwinism (so-called science, which is really just the false religion of evolution), Socialism, Communism, or other Atheistic Humanistic claptrap are all perfectly acceptable.
"And the "sodomites" (and every other variety of perversion which can be imagined by the wicked hearts of unregenerate men) can "defend the indefensible" before school children, seeking more "victims" of their so-called "lifestyle" which is in reality a "death-style," although protected by law in some cases.
"It is incredible to most of us that these things can be true --- And YET THEY ARE!" --- James Dearmore, Minister of the Gospel, and Africa Missionary
A. NONYMOUS PONTIFICATES ABOUT ANGER
"Anger: an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured." -- Anonymous
ANTI-CHRIST, AND THE PRESENT DAYS
"Our world is fast becoming a madhouse and the inmates are trying to run the asylum. It is a strange time when the patients are writing the prescriptions, the students are threatening to run the schools, the children to manage the homes, and church members -- not the Holy Spirit -- to direct the churches. Such lawlessness always brings a dictator and the last of the line will be the Antichrist, now in the offing awaiting
his cue." --Vance Havner
Proverbs 29:8 --- "Scornful men bring a city into
a snare: but wise men turn away wrath." --The Holy Bible (KJV)
Proverbs 21:19 --- "It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman." --The Holy Bible (KJV)
In his book on "The Lord's Prayer", the great
Puritan preacher and writer quoted the pagan philosopher Seneca as saying,
"Soft riches have ruined the age by disgraceful luxury," then
went on to say, "As Samson fell asleep in Delilah's lap, so many have
fallen so fast asleep in the lap of prosperity, that they have never awaked
till they have been in hell. -- The Great Puritan Preacher and Writer, Thomas
Proverbs 15:8 --- "The sacrifice of the wicked is an abomination
to the LORD: but the prayer of the upright is his delight." --The
ABOUT ANCESTORS AND LIVING LIFE
"The kind of ancestors we have had is not as important as the kind of descendants our ancestors have." --Anonymous
ABOUT LIFE, DIRECTION, DESTINATIONS
He that aims at nothing, almost always hits it." (original author unknown) --- Suggested by Pastor Ron Thomas, Rodgers Baptist Church
ON THE DIVINE ATTRIBUTES OF
WISDOM AND KNOWLEDGE
"None who believe in God have ever denied to Him knowledge
and wisdom. Wisdom is the employment of things known, with judicious reference to proper ends. Now God is Spirit: but to think, to know, to choose are the very powers of spirits. The universe is full of beautiful contrivances.
SOME MORE ABOUT GROWING OLDER GRACEFULLY
"Lord, Thou knowest better than I know myself that I am growing older. Keep me from getting too talkative, and thinking I must say something on every subject and on every occasion. Release me from craving to straighten out everybody's affairs. Teach me the glorious lesson that occasionally it is possible that I may be mistaken.
THE WAY, THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE
John 14:6 --- "Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me."
John 5:24 --- "Verily, verily, I say unto you, The hour is coming, and now is, when the dead shall hear the voice of the Son of God: and they that hear shall live." --- Both above quotes are from Jesus of Nazareth, The Saviour of The World
"The best measure of a man is not where he is going, but where he has been. --- Long Time Baptist Pastor, Don Kitch
EXPERIENCE AND MISTAKES
Experience is a wonderful thing. It enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again. --- From a Sugar Wrapper