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#1. There is something almost cruel about the Christian's being placed in a world which in every way wants to pressure him to do the opposite of what God bids him to do. - Author: Soren Kierkegaard
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#2. Newton's Fourth Law: Every action has an equal and opposite satisfaction. - Author: Dorothy Parker
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#3. Remember, the opposite of rational is not always irrational, but it can also be transrational or bigger than the rational mind can process; things like love, death, suffering, God, and infinity are transrational experiences. Both myth and mature religion understand this. - Author: Richard Rohr
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#4. God is the opposite of Rodin. - Author: Robert Walser
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#5. The "with God" life is not a life of more religious activities or devotions or trying to be good. It is a life of inner peace and contentment for your soul with the maker and manager of the universe. The "without God" life is the opposite. It is death. It will kill your soul. - Author: John Ortberg
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#6. William Cowper said that God made the country, and man made the town. If it was the opposite, there would be no country; because town can be created from the country but the country cannot be created from the town! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#7. God bestows His blessings without discrimination. The followers of Jesus are children of God, and they should manifest the family likeness by doing good to all, even to those who deserve the opposite. - Author: F.F. Bruce
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#8. SADNESSES OF THE COVENANT: Sadness of God's love; Sadness of God's back [sic]; Favourite-child sadness; Sadness of b[ein]g sad in front of one's God; Sadness of the opposite of belief [sic]; What if? Sadness; Sadness of God alone in heaven; Sadness of a God who would need people to pray to Him ... - Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
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#9. Superficial views of God and His holiness will produce superficial views of sin and atonement. God hates sin. It is His uncompromising foe. Sin is vile and detestable in the sight of God ... The sinner and God are at opposite poles of the moral universe. - Author: Billy Graham
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#10. Regardless of your religious beliefs, you should never tell a mourning mother that it was "God's plan." For some people, that can be worse than saying nothing at all. For a non-believer, the words that are meant to console a religious person can do quite the opposite. - Author: David G. McAfee
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#11. The proclamation of the saving love of God comes before moral and religious imperatives. Today sometimes it seems that the opposite order is prevailing. - Author: Pope Francis
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#12. I needed a concept of God that worked for me, and I wound up giving my life to Jesus Christ. I thought I was always going to have to wear skirts over my knees, not be able to listen to music, and have no personality. Fortunately, it's so completely opposite. - Author: Justine Bateman
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#13. Whether you say that a god does exist, or that none do, it is a claim
to know (or at least believe in) something. Once you claim to know
something, you can't call that a lack of belief in the opposite view
and then say it's the place that you started. - Author: Lewis N. Roe
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#14. Lincoln was equidistant from the heresy which makes a person believed that he can do nothing, and the opposite heresy which makes them suppose that he is the master of his own fate. - Author: Elton Trueblood
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#15. As G. K. Chesterton is credited with saying, The opposite of a belief in God is not a belief in nothing; it is a belief in anything. - Author: David Jeremiah
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#16. Ministers are tempted to join the ranks of those who consider it their primary task to keep other people busy ... But our task is the opposite of distraction ... how to keep them from being so busy that they can no longer hear the voice of God who speaks in silence. - Author: Henri Nouwen
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#17. The way to God is the opposite to that of the world. And to few, very few, are given to have God and mammon at the same time. - Author: Swami Vivekananda
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#18. The opposite of retaliation is to entrust ourselves to God, who judges justly. - Author: Jerry Bridges
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#19. God sometimes seems to speak to us most intimately when He catches us, as it were, off our guard. Our preparations to receive Him sometimes have the opposite effect. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#20. Can a literary character be said to live a life from birth to death or otherwise to undergo a development from beginning to end? Or is a literary character-fixed on the pages of a book, trapped forever in the same few words and actions-the very opposite of a living, developing human being? - Author: Jack Miles
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#21. Addie was the greatest joy of Celia's life. Not a burden. Not a tragedy. A gift. A gift that God had perhaps insisted on giving her even when, in fear, she'd asked for the opposite. - Author: Becky Wade
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#22. And I told him that I believed in God because I had seen His opposite. I had seen all that He was not, and been touched by it, and so I could no more deny the possibility of an ultimate goodness to set against such depravity than I could deny that daylight followed darkness, and night the day. - Author: John Connolly
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#23. This fact, that the opposite of sin is by no means virtue, has been overlooked. The latter is partly a pagan view, which is content with a merely human standard, and which for that very
reason does not know what sin is, that all sin is before God. No, the opposite of sin is faith. - Author: Soren Kierkegaard
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#24. God's holiness, then, is not only the opposite of evil; it is the measure by which we know evil to be evil. - Author: David F. Wells
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#25. The person who understands Dharma will have the opposite reaction to a "hard" job. That person will be eager to get started, no matter what kind of work is in front of her, because she understands that she's doing God's work. And when you're working for God, nothing is too hard. - Author: Russell Simmons
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#26. The religious heart says, "I must do my duty in order to be of value to God." Worship is the opposite of religion. The heart of worship says, "Jesus proved I am of value to God. I serve Him because He is also of value to me. - Author: Zach Neese
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#27. You are moving in the opposite direction when your life is about survival only - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#28. The cops will break down your door to save you. God will break down your constitution. Brokenness is not the opposite of wholeness. It's how He gets in. - Author: Kate McGahan
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#29. It's hard to remember this when you lose someone that you care for so much, but God is still God. He's holding Henry now, but he still holds us too. We're just on opposite ends of eternity and one day we'll all meet again. - Author: Harper Whitmore
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#30. The sun by the action of heat makes wax moist and mud dry, hardening the one while it softens the other, by the same operation producing exactly opposite results; thus, from the long-suffering of God, some derive benefit, and others harm; some are softened, while others are hardened. - Author: Theodoret
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#31. Rest shows us who God is. He has restraint. Restraint is refraining from doing everything that one has the power to do. We must never mistake God's restraint for weakness. The opposite is true. God shows restraint; therefore, restraint is holy. - Author: Matthew Sleeth
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#32. A lot of people think Christianity is about always being perfect. It's actually the opposite of that. It's realizing that we're all humans, and that's why God sent his Son to this earth - to save people. - Author: Billy Ray Cyrus
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#33. Today, I have seen a lonely giraffe attacked and eaten by ten lions. This cannot be God's Order; this is obviously Devil's Order! God is not here, even though the fools claim the opposite! - Author: Mehmet Murat Ildan
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#34. I suspect you're thinking of Pascal,' Finkler said, finally.'Only he said the opposite. He said you might as well wager on God because that way, even if He doesn't exist, you've nothing to lose. Whereas if you wager against God and He does exist ... '
'You're in the shit. - Author: Howard Jacobson
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#35. The romantic love we feel toward the opposite sex is probably one extra help from God to bring you together, but that's it. All the rest of it, the true love, is the test. - Author: Joan Chen
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#36. In the study of scientific atheism, there was the idea that religion divides people. Now we see the opposite: love for God can only unite. - Author: Philip Yancey
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#37. I don't mind a little Sturm und Drang. When I was doing 'Riding in Cars With Boys,' I wouldn't smile at anybody, because my character, Bev, was angry at the world. I'm the opposite. Inside my head I'd be like, God, I'll explain to you at the end of shooting that I'm not this person. - Author: Drew Barrymore
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#38. You know, he's a bit of a rock star, but I think he's consciously learnt how to make people feel comfortable around him. Because otherwise, how could anyone act opposite him? The whole time you'd be thinking, 'My god, it's Johnny Depp!' - Author: Bella Heathcote
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#39. Man can certainly flee from God ... but he cannot escape him. He can certainly hate God and be hateful to God, but he cannot change into its opposite the eternal love of God which triumphs even in his hate. - Author: Karl Barth
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#40. The opposite of the religious fanatic is not the fanatical atheist but the gentle cynic who cares not whether there is a god or not. - Author: Eric Hoffer
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#41. The spirit of the gospel is optimistic; it trusts in God and looks on the bright side of things. The opposite or pessimistic spirit drags men down and away from God, looks on the dark side, murmurs, complains, and is slow to yield obedience. - Author: Orson F. Whitney
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#42. God created sufferings so that joy might appear through its opposite. Things become manifest through opposites. Since God has no opposite, He remains hidden. - Author: Elif Shafak
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#43. Won't the awareness God loves us no matter what lead to spiritual laziness and moral laxity? Theoretically, this seems a reasonable fear, but in reality the opposite is true ... The more rooted we are in the love of God, the more generously we will live our faith. - Author: Brennan Manning
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#44. Sometimes what we think will make us happy is the opposite of what God wants for us. - Author: Craig Groeschel
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#45. God will allow evil only to the degree that it brings about the very opposite of what it intends. - Author: Timothy Keller
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#46. Eve doubted God, and I as a child of God am now to be exactly the opposite: I am to believe him. Eve doubted, and mankind in revolt doubts God. To believe him, not just when I accept Christ as Savior, but every moment, one moment at a time: this is the Christian life, and this is true spirituality. - Author: Francis Schaeffer
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#47. God uses the opposite situation of each fruit to allow us a choice. You can't claim to be good if you have never been tempted to be bad. - Author: Rick Warren
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#48. Discouragement is the opposite of faith. It is Satan's device to thwart the work of God in your life. - Author: Billy Graham
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#49. I did not believe in god, but I was beginning to believe in miracles, miracles and whatever is the opposite of miracles, terrible wonders. Yes, this life is a whirlwind, and what can guide us through it? Not our eyes, not our ears, not our brain. What difference does it make what we believe? - Author: David Gordon
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#50. People ask me if I believe in things: in God, in astrology, and I say, absolutely! I believe in everything! And I believe in its opposite. Like the positive and negative volts on a battery, you need both for power. - Author: John Patrick Shanley
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#51. Persuasion, kind, unassuming persuasion, should be adopted to influence the conduct of men. The opposite course would be a reversal of human nature, which is God's decree and can never be reversed. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#52. Humility is in reality the opposite of self-deprecation. It is the grateful recognition that we are precious in God's eyes and that all we are is pure gift. - Author: Henri J.M. Nouwen
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#53. The Bible is not interested in arguing, because if you state a thesis of belief you have already stated it's opposite; if you say, I believe in God, you have already suggested the possibility of not believing in him. [p.250] - Author: Northrop Frye
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#54. Natural theology, in other words, is in no way a step on the way toward the theology which takes God's self-revelation as its starting point. It is more likely, in fact, to lead in the opposite direction. - Author: Lesslie Newbigin
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#55. Most of the contexts are life and death, by the way, and God is your only hope. Your ezer. If he is not there beside you ... you are dead. A better translation therefore of ezer would be "lifesaver." Kenegdo means alongside, or opposite to, a counterpart. - Author: John Eldredge
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#56. Spontaneous abortion: the opposite of immaculate conception. God has compensated for Christianity's violent history by revealing that innocent blood does not have to be spilt. - Author: Bauvard
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#57. We are all priests before God, there is no such distinction as 'secular or sacred.' In fact, the opposite of sacred is not secular; the opposite of sacred is profane. In short, no follower of Christ does secular work. We all have a sacred calling. - Author: Ravi Zacharias
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#58. Look for, and work on becoming, a man or woman who, as a single, seeks God wholeheartedly, putting Him before anything else. Don't worry about impressing the opposite sex. Instead, strive to please and glorify God. Along the way you'll catch the attention of people with the same priorities. - Author: Joshua Harris
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#59. God never leads us to do anything that is contrary to His Word. But the opposite is also true: God always leads us to do everything that is in agreement with His Word. - Author: Billy Graham
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#60. Men say that we ought not to enquire into the supreme God and the nature of the universe, nor busy ourselves in searching out the causes of things, and that such enquiries are impious; whereas the very opposite is the truth. - Author: Plato
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#61. Everything is destined sometimes we think something and happens opposite to it. This is the fact and the truth we all live with this verity. We are all the tools of God uses us for its own purpose. - Author: Sadashivan Nair
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#62. Whatever you imagine, God is the opposite of that. - Author: Dhul-Nun Al-Misri
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#63. Praying is what confirms our true belief that we cannot succeed without God, and its absence confirms the exact opposite. - Author: James MacDonald
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#64. We need not fear that in seeking God only we may narrow our lives or restrict the motions of our expanding hearts. The opposite is true. We can well afford to make God our All, to concentrate, to sacrifice the many for the One. - Author: A.W. Tozer
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#65. The simultaneous existence of opposite virtues in the soul like pincers to catch hold of God. - Author: Simone Weil
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#66. To say that worship is either about glorifying God or finding personal satisfaction is to put asunder what God has joined together. His glory and your gladness are not separate tracks moving in opposite directions. Rather His glory is in your gladness in Him. - Author: Sam Storms
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#67. Satan, the leader or dictator of devils, is the opposite, not of God, but of Michael. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#68. I wish to make my fortune with you.' 'Well, you can forget about that, for a start,' said Francis Crawford. 'And if your place in Paradise has been written, then for God's sake hang on to it. Because we're going in the opposite direction. - Author: Dorothy Dunnett
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#69. When we live by faith, we believe that God has everything under control. But if we start to worry, how we live says the opposite. - Author: Craig Groeschel
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#70. What mortal claims, by searching to the utmost limit, to have found out the nature of God, or of his opposite, or of that which comes between, seeing as he doth this world of man tossed to and fro by waves of contradiction and strange vicissitudes? - Author: Euripides
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#71. Oh, that we fully understood how very opposite our self-righteousness is to the designs of God! - Author: Jeanne Marie Bouvier De La Motte Guyon
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#72. If we are merely a chance product of 'random happenstance' and nothing more, doesn't it strike you as a bit odd that we have the ability to contemplate the question of 'random happenstance' with such methodical complexity? - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#73. A wise man once said that the opposite of being alive is being boring, so for God's sake, don't be boring ! - Author: Cameron Jace
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#74. True contemplation can only thrive when defended from two opposite exaggerations: quietism on the one hand, and spiritual fuss upon the other. Neither from passivity nor from anxiety has it anything to gain. - Author: Evelyn Underhill
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#75. The God who is human in his divinity is the precise opposite of an essence which in ill-willed fashion closes itself to all human thought and knowledge... As love, rather, God is thinkable, without a distinction capable of made between essence and existence. Love is essentially existing lovingly. - Author: Eberhard Jungel
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#76. There's nobody more opposite from John Shaft than a kid who worships a banana as his god. - Author: Richard Roundtree
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#77. High and holy ambition
to be a saint
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total reliance on God's grace. Exactly the opposite. Ambition without humility is ambition that fails. It is pride, which goes before a fall (Prov 16:18). Humility without ambition is false humility. - Author: Peter Kreeft
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#78. Just because I choose to question religion doesn't mean that I'm spitting in God's face; it's the opposite. I'm tired of people spitting in God's face. I'm tired of seeing these divisions over a different type of Christianity, over a different type of Islam. - Author: Immortal Technique
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#79. The hero, whether god or goddess, man or woman, the figure in a myth or the dreamer of a dream discovers and assimilates his opposite (his own unsuspected self) either by swallowing it or by being swallowed. - Author: Joseph Campbell
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#80. In the Bible, the opposite of Sin, with a capital 'S,' is not virtue - it's faith: faith in a God who draws all to himself in his resurrection. - Author: Robert Farrar Capon
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#81. Don't even know why, but I got to that part, and I...God, it hit me, you know? The truth of those damn words the Skin Horse spoke. Being real could hurt. That's what...what living is all about and the opposite is unimaginable. - Author: Jennifer L. Armentrout
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#82. Any kind of hatred towards the opposite sex is a symptom of an unhealthy relationship with God. - Author: Nityananda Das
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#83. Is it God? Did God set up the dominoes and wait for some human to flick the first one? Or is it the opposite way around? Did humans set them up so God could do the flicking? - Author: Allan Wolf
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#84. Yet, it doesn't make us superfluous or unimportant, the fact that God doesn't need us,' I rushed on. 'Actually, quite the opposite. It's because He loves us in spite of not needing us that makes His love so, well, awesome. - Author: Carolyn Weber
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#85. Don't go in the opposite direction, locate your calling - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#86. Evil is real but its opposite, Goodness, is also real. And, thank God, it too is contagious. - Author: Patricia Luce Chapman
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#87. There is no uncreated being except God. God has no opposite. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#88. God really is a Father, as displeased with a cramped, niggardly attitude of lack as with its opposite. - Author: Brother Andrew
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#89. God created ... light and
dark, heaven and hell
science claims the same thing as religion, that the Big Bang created
everything in the universe with an opposite.
Including matter itself, antimatter - Author: Dan Brown
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#90. For every Gospel action, there is an opposite and devious demonic reaction. We see this in the book of Acts. It appears in church history. We experience it in our personal journeys. - Author: Daniel Henderson
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#91. All views can't be true because all views are opposite; this is the logical aspect. For example, Islam says we are good in nature; Christianity says we are born in sin. Islam says God is a man; Christianity says He is more than a man, He is God. All truths can't be the same. - Author: Norman Geisler
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#92. We should not view men with a cynical eye, seeing them only as meaningless products of chance, but, on the other hand, we should not go to the opposite extreme of seeing them romantically. To do either is to fail to understand who men really are
creatures made in the image of God but fallen. - Author: Francis Schaeffer
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#93. Most people are accusing God, asking, "How can you punish sinners? How can you let good people go to hell?" But the question the Bible asks is exactly the opposite: "God, how can you be just and still let guilty sinners into heaven?" And the only answer to that question is Jesus Christ. - Author: David Platt
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#94. Oh, my darling, why is it that love makes me hate the world? It's supposed to have quite the opposite effect. I feel as though all mankind, and God, too, were in a conspiracy against us. - Author: Evelyn Waugh
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#95. From now on when a boy starts telling me about his lost loves I am going to run in the opposite direction screaming loudly ... Somehow I bring out such confidences, and I'm pretty sick of hearing about Bobbe or Dorothy or P.K. or Liota. God damn them all. - Author: Sylvia Plath
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#96. Whenever you want to know what's wrong or missing in your inner relationship with the Divine, stop, breathe deeply, and observe how is your relationship with the opposite sex. - Author: Nityananda Das
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#97. 'City of God' and 'Slumdog Millionaire' are both films that I really like, but they are stylistically the opposite of what I wanted to do. - Author: Cary Fukunaga
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