Quotes from Daddy

I found some old handwritten quotes Daddy had found in his reading that were to be put in the bulletin. I don’t want to lose them, so here we go.

Our goal is to produce children who exist in the world of the seen, but who live for what cannot be seen, touched or tasted. –Paul David Tripp

As a parent, you cannot give what you don’t have yourself. We can only teach our children to be practically obedient to the Word, exercising decisive biblical conviction, if we are doing the same. –Paul David Tripp

Obedient students of the Word tend to produce the same kind of children. –Paul David Tripp

There is no human experience that is so tragic and so deep that it is beyond the depth of the grace of Jesus Christ. –Paul David Tripp

There is a war going on out there. It is not an aspect of the Christian life, it is the Christian life. –Paul David Tripp

We will never do what is right at the practical, everyday life level unless we have the glory of God as our ultimate goal. –Paul David Tripp

Our responsibility is to find out if God has spoken and if so, we must listen to that voice. –Erwin Lutzer

Il y a dans le coeur de l’homme un vide a la grandeur de Dieu que rien ni personne a part Dieu ne saurait combler. –Blaise Pascale

Many people take the name of Christ but don’t bother to take up the life of Christ. –Kris Lundgaard

Loss of spiritual appetite can also come from being stuffed–stuffed full of self, full of the world. –Kris Lungaard

The glory of kings is the wealth and peace of their subjects, the glory of Christ is the grace and holiness of His. –Lundgaard

Whenever mortal beings have felt even the slightest weight of God’s glory, they have seriously doubted whether they would live to tell about it.

Christianity is God coming to search for man.

There can never be assurance of eternal life for the cultist, because he does not, in practice, believe that eternal salvation is TOTALLY a gift of God through the finished work of Jesus Christ.

Faith and fear go hand in hand. Faith keeps the heart cheerful, fear keeps the heart serious.

God is more willing to pardon than to punish. –Thomas Watson

The mercies of God make a sinner proud, but a saint humble. –Thomas Watson

Personal separation from those elements of the believer’s environment that feed his flesh is not optional; it is critical. –Jim Berg

One of Satan’s wiliest tricks is to destroy the best by the good. –E.M. Bounds

The immense tragedy of the church today is that most people worship their work, work at their play, and play at their worship. –R. Kent Hughes

Le peche n’a pas contrecarre le projet ni paralyse la main de Dieu. –J. Piper

Les pires desobeissances d’hommes, au coeur endurci n’aboutissent pas l’echec du dessein divin, mais plutot a la reussite. –J. Piper

Le but principale de Dieu est de se glorifier et de faire sans cesse de lui-meme sa joie. –J. Piper

La gloire de Dieu est la beaute de ses multiples perfections. –J. Piper

La passion devorante de Dieu est d’exalter la valeur de sa gloire. –J. Piper

Pour Dieu, la louange est le doux echo de ses perfections dans le coer des saints. –J. Piper

Pour nous, la louange est le summun de la satisfaction resultat d’une vie de communion avec Dieu. –J. Piper

Dans son essence, le peche est le refus d’accorder une valeur supreme a la gloire de Dieu. –J. Piper

God’s kingdom is so valuable it is worth giving up all for it. Thus God’s kingdom should be the highest priority in one’s life. –Mark L. Bailey

We must always bend our wills to God’s will. –Jay Adams

Men look for better methods. God looks for better men.

There is nothing more revealing about us than what we wish for those we love most. –Alexander Maclaren

What would have become of us if Christ had been as saving of His blood as some men are of their money? –Robert Murray McCheyne

The question that every church member should ask himself: If every member was just like me, what kind of church would my church be?

Ne soyez pas trompes par l’atmosphere de “tolerance” et de “pluralisme.” La Bible declare toujours que le salut se trouve seulement dans Jesus-Christ Dieu-homme infini, mort, ressuscite et qui revient bientot.