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G. A. Smith on the Old Testament

“What was indispensable to the Redeemer must always be indispensable to the redeemed.”

Being Good Will Never Be Good Enough

Millions of people – perhaps billions – believe they can win God’s approval and earn eternal life by “being good” – even if they’ve “been bad” in the past. Their…

Alexis de Tocqueville on Government

“Despotism may govern without faith, but liberty cannot.”

Benjamin Franklin on Freedom

“Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom.”

C. F. von Weizsäcker on Science

“Modern science is a legacy, I might even say a child, of Christianity.”

Martin Luther on Works

“It is impossible to separate works from faith – yea, just as impossible as to separate burning and shining from fire.”