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#1. The Sermon on the Mount proves that sin is a condition of our inmost being; although our sinful nature is atoned for in the cross and our failures freely forgiven, we must never willingly cultivate habits that Scripture condemns. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#2. According to the Reformers, each Christian has multiple vocations. We have callings in our work. We have callings in our families. We have callings as citizens in the larger society. And we have callings in the Church. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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Such is the perversity of human nature that what we have in abundance-our work, our possessions, and the beauty of our surroundings-we take for granted and learn to ignore, so that we are often paralyzed by boredom, indifference, and ingratitude. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#4. There is a great superficiality in today's evangelical world. Many Bible-believing Christians share the contemporary case for self-gratification, emotionalism, and anti-intellectualism. Many people who believe in the Bible have never read it. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#5. Luther says that vocations are a mask from God. That is, God hides Himself in the workplace, the family, the Church, and the seemingly secular society - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#6. Some readers are tempted to ignore the challenges of their own lives and to live completely in the alternative reality of books. This can be dangerous and sinful, a rejection of the real world in which God has placed us. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#7. Modern Christians should not mistake our post-Victorian sense of propriety for moral purity. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#8. It should not be possible for Christians to be disillusioned. We should have no illusions in the first place. Our faith is in Jesus Christ alone. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#9. As Emerson observes, "The etymologist finds the deadest word to have been once a brilliant picture. Language is fossil poetry."4 - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#10. Parallelism may be the only poetic device that can be fully translated from one language to another.? Thus the Bible, translated into hundreds of languages, maintains its original poetic form and effects in every tongue, a linguistic curiosity that is clearly God's design. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#11. There is a certain mysticism in the Christian's affirmation of the physical universe. There is a confidence that whatever is discovered conforms with Jesus Christ and is a manifestation of His will. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#12. The word obscene can be thought of as meaning "out of the scene" or "offstage."7 - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#13. Secular humanists of every type may ridicule the Bible, but they cannot escape it; and in their obsession with change, calls for reform, doomsday warnings, and utopian visions, they continue to steal from it. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#14. Just as physical laws apply to Christians and non-Christians alike (Matthew 5:45), the laws of art apply universally. Aesthetic principles, no less than scientific principles, are grounded in the created order and are a manifestation of God's design. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#15. Realizing that one does not have to worry about what will happen, that the future is in God's hands, is liberating. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#16. Christians should be cultural and intellectual thermostats, exulting in opposition, iconoclasm,and balancing insights. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#17. The priesthood of all believers did not make everyone into church workers; rather, it turned every kind of work into a sacred calling. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#18. So, in God's relationship to us, we might wonder, "Am I really saved?" "Am I of the elect?" "Is God angry with me?" "Why does God allow suffering in the world?" In each case, if we leave out the Cross, questions like these can drive us to despair or insanity. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#19. Empathy is a special application of the imagination. The ability to imagine what it would be like to experience what someone else is experiencing can be crucial to moral sensitivity. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#20. Psychology either tends to glorify human beings or trivialize them, leaving out the complexity of the human soul and the demands of God. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#21. Universal literacy, taken for granted today, was a direct result of the Reformation's reemphasis upon the centrality of Bible reading, - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#22. Human sin and God's grace are the two poles of Lutheran spirituality. To be sure, these are intrinsic to all of Christianity, but in Lutheranism they are both heightened. They are resolved in the principle by which, it is said, the church stands or falls: justification by grace through faith. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#23. Our age in its honest moments admits its lostness. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#24. Propositions are true or false. Images are not. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#25. Misunderstanding literary form can result in misunderstanding Scripture. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#26. God is hidden in vocations that bear authority. But that puts the pressure on human beings exercise that authority to act with God's justice and grace - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#27. Christians - who have no patience with Darwinistic materialism - often sound as progressive as the most ardent evolutionist. They look for "new" theologies, "new" ways of worship, and "new" music, being quite willing to toss out their entire "old-fashioned" Christian heritage. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#28. An easily manipulated population that cares mostly for its own amusement may be more ready for tyranny (which can keep the masses happy with "bread and circuses") than for the arduous responsibilities of self-government. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#29. He is not actually far from each one of us, for 'in him we live and move and have our being'" (Acts 17:25, 27-28). - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#30. Abject fear of pagan gods is little different from abject worship of them. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#31. Reading can break us out of the tunnel vision of the narrow specialty and lead us into many intriguing and important avenues of thought. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#32. Original Sin has great marketing potential. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#33. The popular culture gives us books that offer entertainment but no ideas. High culture gives us books that offer ideas but no entertainment. The best books manage to do both. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#34. Many modern artists, philosophers, and theologians reject the knowledge of the past. Thus they must continually start over again from ground zero, their vision restricted to their own narrow perspectives, making themselves artificially primitive. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#35. What Darwin did to nature, Sigmund Freud did to the self. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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#36. No one can violently attack something without taking it seriously in some way. No one attacks belief in Zeus anymore. No one gets emotional over the Flat Earth Society. Yet Christianity calls forth the deepest emotions
even and especially in the ones who most reject it. - Author: Gene Edward Veith Jr.
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