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G. K. Chesterton on Fighting

“A true warrior fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.”

Samuel Rutherford on Humility

“Humility is a strange flower; it grows best in winter weather, and under storms of affliction.”

Getting Hit is Inevitable

When I played football as a kid, my main position was offensive line…because I had the spiritual gift of taking up space. But, every once in a while, Coach let…

George Mueller on Prayer

“Prayer is not overcoming God’s reluctance. It is laying hold of His willingness.”

Dr. John Lennox on Science

“Science and God mix very well. It is science and atheism that do not mix.”

Dead Missionaries

Some missionaries bound for Africa were laughed at by the captain of the ship. “You’ll only die over there,” he scoffed. But one of the missionaries thoughtfully replied, “Captain, we…