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September 18, 2013

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Two Hundred Proof Grace

by Tim Lien

Quote from Robert Farrar Capon  (October 26, 1925 – September 5, 2013)

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May 22, 2012

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A Catechism in the Negative: Sex and Bull-scat

by Tim Lien

 

Q: What is man’s chief end?

A: To glorify God and enjoy him forever?

Q: What then, does man decide to do?

A: To praise himself and fool others into doing the same.

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August 29, 2011

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J.C.(Not That One, Ryle)

by Tim Lien
Does the debtor in jail love the friend who unexpectedly and undeservedly pays all his debt, supplies him with fresh capital, and takes him into partnership with himself? Does the prisoner in war love the man who, at the risk of his own life, breaks through the enemiesâ?? lines, rescues …
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May 21, 2008

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Fields That We Know

by Tim Lien
It is not our part to master all the tides of the world, but to do what is in us for the succor of those years wherein we are set, uprooting the evil in the fields that we know, so that those who live after may have clean earth to …
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September 13, 2007

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Quote of the Week

by Jimmy Hopper

Christopher Dawson is a renowned historian who is not much read in academic circles because, though his specialty is European history, his focus is not so much on materialistic issues but on spiritual issues. The quote below comes from his very scholarly book, Dynamics of World History. The thought came …

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August 23, 2007

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Quote of the Week August 23, 2007

by Jimmy Hopper

Below is the Quote of the Week. It is from C. S. Lewis and his book, God in the Dock. It has to do with religion and society; religion and man; and ultimately luke-warm, societal religion of the kind we’ve been accustomed to in the South.

Give us your …

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Posted by Jimmy Hopper at 4:22 p.m.
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August 10, 2007

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Quote of the Week - August 10, 2007

by Jimmy Hopper

While thinking about the previous post about worship, old and new, and the condition of the evangelical church in general, I thought of the following quote by Francis Schaeffer from The God Who is There back in the seventies. Here it is so give us your thoughts about it:

At …

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August 3, 2007

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Quote of the Week: August 3, 2007

by Jimmy Hopper

Below you will find the quote of the week. This quote is from a favorite author of many of us, Francis Schaeffer, whose L’Abri Fellowship was the first ministry I remember that sought to engage the culture. This is from Dr. Schaeffer’s book, Death in the City. It …

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August 3, 2007

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Not Ready for Prime Time?

by Clay Staggs

I’ve recently been debating the candidacy of Barack Obama for President with a friend, whose identity I’ll leave anonymous unless he sees this and elects to comment.

The latest flare up has been over Obama’s statement about the use of nuclear weapons. When asked by an reporter …

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Posted by Clay Staggs at 9:24 a.m.
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July 26, 2007

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Quote of the Week: July 26th, 2007

by Jimmy Hopper

Our quote this week speaks to those of the postmodern generation who have glimpsed the abyss and despair because of it. It is from a teenager quoted in Walter Truett Anderson’s book, Reality Isn’t What It Used to Be:

I belong to the Blank Generation. I have no …

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July 19, 2007

Quotes of the Week

Quote of the Week: July 19, 2007

by Jimmy Hopper

Our quote of the week is below. Consider it and let everyone know your thoughts, opinions, etc. This quote is from C. S. Lewis from an essay entitled “Democratic Education” in his book Present Concerns: Essays.

The demand for equality has two sources; one of them is among the noblest …

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July 12, 2007

Quotes of the Week

Quote of the Week

by Jimmy Hopper

Below is our second “Quote of the Week”, an observation on Christianity and/or life. Feel free to register your thoughts about it, positive or negative.This week’s quote is from “Puritans and Prigs,” an essay in The Death of Adam by Marilynne Robinson:

A Puritan confronted by failure …

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July 5, 2007

Quotes of the Week

Quote of the Week

by Jimmy Hopper

Each week, a quote pertinent to life and Christianity will be posted on the Riverblog. Your approval or disapproval of the quote or your thoughts regarding it are welcomed, so have at it.

The quote of the week this week is from Peggy Noonan in her book, Life, Liberty and …

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Posted by Jimmy Hopper at 2:25 p.m.
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