Brainy Quotes

“Thus, faithful friend, search for the truth, listen to the truth, learn the truth, love the truth, tell the truth, keep the truth, defend the truth until death; for the truth will set your free from sin, from the devil, from the death of soul and from death eternal.”
– Jan Hus

“It is certain that man never achieves a clear knowledge of himself unless he has first looked upon God’s face, and then descends from contemplating him to scrutinize himself.”                 – John Calvin

“It is remarkable that Christians so readily identify the lordship of Christ in matters of worship, salvation, and ethics, but not in thinking. But . . . God in Scripture over and over demands obedience of his people in matters of wisdom, thinking, knowledge, understanding, and so forth.”
-John M. Frame

“If the Old Testament dies, the New Testament will not be far behind it. . . . The data show that it is the language of scripture as a whole—not just that of the Old Testament—that is seriously threatened.”
-Brent A. Strawn

“We suffer from a settled determination to avoid thinking. Relatively few people want to think. Thinking troubles us; thinking tires us. Thinking can force us out of familiar, comforting habits; thinking can complicate our lives; thinking can set us at odds, or at least complicate our relationships, with those we admire or love or follow. Who needs thinking?”
-Alan Jacobs

“There can be no more fundamental question in epistemology than the question whether or not facts can be known without reference to God . . . . [A Christian’s] fundamental and determining fact is the fact of God’s existence. That is his final conclusion. But that must also be his starting point.”
-Cornelius Van Til

“A learned fool is more foolish than an ignorant one.”

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