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Archive for August 13th, 2010

A heathen philosopher said,

 

 

            “Know thyself.”

 

 

Christ wants thee to say

 

 

            “No” to thyself.

– eab

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God has always had His few men,

Categorically free from sin.

He had Noah (almost alone),

He had Enoch (to death unknown).

Does He have you – Spirit within?      

                –  eab, 8/13/09

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“A religion without mystery must be a religion without God.” *

“Conscience in most men, is but the anticipation of the opinions of others.” *

“God hath given to man a short time here upon earth, and yet upon this short time eternity depends.” *

“Know that you are your greatest enemy, but also your greatest friend.” *

“Marriage is the mother of the world. It preserves kingdoms, and fills cities and churches, and heaven itself.” *

* Exact source unknown.

Jeremy Taylor died this date, 8/13/1667 at Lisburn, Ireland.  He penned The Rule and Exercises of Holy Living (1650) and The Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying (1651). Taylor was born 1613 at Cambridge, England.

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