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21 August, 2012
Soul Snack 144/12 ... 3 Weddings and a Funeral
Four historical harbingers of a written hope, herald their truth again to this world; will they be at the Lamb's wedding feast, frankly I don't know, but surely one won't?
The gospel is not a book; it is a living being, with an action, a power, which invades everything that opposes its extension, behold - It is upon this table: this Book, surpassing all others. I never omit to read it, and every day with some pleasure.
- Napoleon, Emperor of the French (1804-1814), 1769-1821~
I prefer to believe those writers who get their throats cut for what they write.
- Pascal, French philosopher and mathematician, developed the contemporary theory of probability, 1623-1662 ~
We account the scriptures of God to be the most sublime philosophy. I find more sure marks of authenticity in the Bible than in any profane history whatsoever.
- Isaac Newton, English mathematician and scientist, 1642-1727 ~
...said that within 100 years of his time, Christianity would be swept away from existence and pass into the obscurity of history. Yet 50 years after his death, the Geneva Bible Society used his house and printing press to produce stacks of Bibles.Four men of high-voltage intellect, yet not all could apprehend when and how God spoke and surely one exchanged a feast for a funeral!
- Voltaire, French philosopher, 1694-1778 ~
Let us rejoice and be glad ... for the wedding of the Lamb has come (Rev 19:7)
Today's Soul Snippet:
"The intellect is not the way to knowing the Lord deeply." ~ Frank Viola/George Barna#A special thanks to Matt Prater who collated these quotes. Matt can be heard at History Makers Radio.