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Archive for September 3rd, 2009

The corrupted can be corrected,

 

            The perverted can be converted

 

                        The crooked [1] can be made straight.  

 

– eab, 9/3/09

 


[1] “…the crooked shall be made straight…” Isa 40.4

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BATTLE FOR FAITH

The battle for Faith is on,

And the lines along which it is drawn,

Are clear lines and strong lines,

Known to the foe and his throng.       

          – eab, 9/81

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The truest end of life is to know that life never ends.

                – William Penn, Reflections and Maxims (Philadelphia: Benjamin Johnson, 1792), 94.

 

If I am even with my enemy, the debt is paid; but if I forgive it I oblige him forever. 

                – William Penn, Reflections and Maxims (Philadelphia: Benjamin Johnson, 1792), 103.

 

Truth has never lost ground by inquiry.

                – William Penn, Reflections and Maxims (Philadelphia: Benjamin Johnson, 1792), 137.

 

William Penn on this date, 9/3/1667, was imprisoned for faith 1667.  His principal and perhaps most popular theological work was No Cross, no Crown; a Discourse showing the Nature & Discipline of the Holy Cross of Christ

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