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D. A. Carson quotes: Effectiveness in teaching the Bible is purchased at the price of much study, some of it lonely, all of it tiring. Effectiveness in teaching the Bible is purchased at the price of much study, some of it lonely, all of it tiring.
D. A. Carson quotes: Some forms of absolutism are not bad; they may even be heroic. Some forms of absolutism are not bad; they may even be heroic.
D. A. Carson quotes: It is a cheap zeal that reserves its passions to combat only the sins and temptations of others. It is a cheap zeal that reserves its passions to combat only the sins and temptations of others.
D. A. Carson quotes: Either worrying drives out prayer, or prayer drives out worrying. Either worrying drives out prayer, or prayer drives out worrying.
D. A. Carson quotes: We do not drift into spiritual life or disciplined prayer. We will not grow in prayer unless we plan to pray. We do not drift into spiritual life or disciplined prayer. We will not grow in prayer unless we plan to pray.
D. A. Carson quotes: If you want to see what judgment looks like, go to the cross. If you want to see what love looks like, go to the cross. If you want to see what judgment looks like, go to the cross. If you want to see what love looks like, go to the cross.
D. A. Carson quotes: You cannot find excellent corporate worship until you stop trying to find excellent corporate worship and pursue God himself. You cannot find excellent corporate worship until you stop trying to find excellent corporate worship and pursue God himself.
D. A. Carson quotes: There is a certain kind of maturity that can be attained only through the discipline of suffering. There is a certain kind of maturity that can be attained only through the discipline of suffering.
D. A. Carson quotes: God's love in John 3:16 is not amazing because the world is so big, but because the world is so bad. God's love in John 3:16 is not amazing because the world is so big, but because the world is so bad.
D. A. Carson quotes: Failure to believe stems from moral failure to recognize the truth, not from want of evidence, but from willful neglect or distortion of the evidence. Failure to believe stems from moral failure to recognize the truth, not from want of evidence, but from willful neglect or distortion of the evidence.
D. A. Carson quotes: To God on whom we rely knows what suffering is all about- not merely in the way that God knows everything, but by experience. To God on whom we rely knows what suffering is all about- not merely in the way that God knows everything, but by experience.
D. A. Carson quotes: The aim is never to become a master of the Word, but to be mastered by it. The aim is never to become a master of the Word, but to be mastered by it.
D. A. Carson quotes: The truth of the matter is that all we have to do is live long enough and we will suffer. The truth of the matter is that all we have to do is live long enough and we will suffer.
D. A. Carson quotes: Christians have learned that when there seems to be no other evidence of God's love, they cannot escape the cross. Christians have learned that when there seems to be no other evidence of God's love, they cannot escape the cross.
D. A. Carson quotes: Many of us in our praying are like nasty little boys who ring front door bells and run away before anyone answers. Many of us in our praying are like nasty little boys who ring front door bells and run away before anyone answers.
D. A. Carson quotes: Unchecked, the new tolerance will sooner or later put many people in chains. Unchecked, the new tolerance will sooner or later put many people in chains.
D. A. Carson quotes: Sex is about timing. The world says: any time, any place. God says: my time, my place. Sex is about timing. The world says: any time, any place. God says: my time, my place.
D. A. Carson quotes: When we live up to our calling, we remember that in God's church people do not set the agenda, they are the agenda. When we live up to our calling, we remember that in God's church people do not set the agenda, they are the agenda.
D. A. Carson quotes: Sometimes God chooses to bless us and make us people of integrity in the midst of abominable circumstances, rather than change our circumstances. Sometimes God chooses to bless us and make us people of integrity in the midst of abominable circumstances, rather than change our circumstances.
D. A. Carson quotes: We are lost when human opinion means more to us than God's. We are lost when human opinion means more to us than God's.
D. A. Carson quotes: The heart of all idolatry in the Bible is the de-godding of God. The heart of all idolatry in the Bible is the de-godding of God.
D. A. Carson quotes: The sole heresy has become the view that there is such a thing as heresy. The sole heresy has become the view that there is such a thing as heresy.
D. A. Carson quotes: The Bible does not tell us that life in this world will be fair. Evil and sin are not Victorian gentlemen; they do not play fair. The Bible does not tell us that life in this world will be fair. Evil and sin are not Victorian gentlemen; they do not play fair.
D. A. Carson quotes: Sin corrupts even our good deeds. We injure our shoulder trying to pat ourselves on the back. Sin corrupts even our good deeds. We injure our shoulder trying to pat ourselves on the back.
D. A. Carson quotes: The more clearly we see sins horror, the more we shall treasure the cross. The more clearly we see sins horror, the more we shall treasure the cross.
D. A. Carson quotes: Do you wish to see God's love? Look at the cross. Do you wish to see God's wrath? Look at the cross. Do you wish to see God's love? Look at the cross. Do you wish to see God's wrath? Look at the cross.
D. A. Carson quotes: Effective prayer is the fruit of a relationship with God, not a technique for acquiring blessings. Effective prayer is the fruit of a relationship with God, not a technique for acquiring blessings.
D. A. Carson quotes: The way to be anxious about nothing is to be prayerful about everything. The way to be anxious about nothing is to be prayerful about everything.
D. A. Carson quotes: Our prayers may be an index of how small and self-centered our world is. Our prayers may be an index of how small and self-centered our world is.
D. A. Carson quotes: Indeed, if we have experienced anything of the Father's bountiful forgiveness his mercy must become the standard of our own: Indeed, if we have experienced anything of the Father's bountiful forgiveness his mercy must become the standard of our own:
D. A. Carson quotes: The place where God has supremely destroyed all human arrogance and pretension is the cross. The place where God has supremely destroyed all human arrogance and pretension is the cross.
D. A. Carson quotes: Damn all false dichotomies to hell Damn all false dichotomies to hell
D. A. Carson quotes: Godliness rests in submission to the Almighty's will, not in intercession that seeks to change that will. Godliness rests in submission to the Almighty's will, not in intercession that seeks to change that will.
D. A. Carson quotes: A text without a context is a pretext for a proof text. A text without a context is a pretext for a proof text.
D. A. Carson quotes: That God normally operates the universe consistently makes science possible; that he does not always do so ought to keep science humble. That God normally operates the universe consistently makes science possible; that he does not always do so ought to keep science humble.
D. A. Carson quotes: Good praying is more easily caught than taught. Good praying is more easily caught than taught.
D. A. Carson quotes: Whenever the periphery is in danger of displacing the center, we are not far removed from idolatry. The Whenever the periphery is in danger of displacing the center, we are not far removed from idolatry. The
D. A. Carson quotes: Love the church because Jesus loves it. Love the church because Jesus loves it.
D. A. Carson quotes: If the text is God's Word, it is appropriate that we respond with reverence, a certain fear, a holy joy, a questing obedience. If the text is God's Word, it is appropriate that we respond with reverence, a certain fear, a holy joy, a questing obedience.
D. A. Carson quotes: A billion years or so into eternity, how many toys we accumulated during this life will not seem too terribly important. A billion years or so into eternity, how many toys we accumulated during this life will not seem too terribly important.
D. A. Carson quotes: Despite the protestations, one sometimes wonders if we are beginning to worship, worship rather than worship God. Despite the protestations, one sometimes wonders if we are beginning to worship, worship rather than worship God.
D. A. Carson quotes: To assume the gospel in one generation is to lose it in the next. To assume the gospel in one generation is to lose it in the next.
D. A. Carson quotes: A weak understanding of what the Bible says about sin is tied to a weak understanding of what the Bible says is achieved by the cross. A weak understanding of what the Bible says about sin is tied to a weak understanding of what the Bible says is achieved by the cross.
D. A. Carson quotes: There is no long-range effective teaching of the Bible that is not accompanied by long hours of ongoing study of the Bible. There is no long-range effective teaching of the Bible that is not accompanied by long hours of ongoing study of the Bible.
D. A. Carson quotes: Prayer is God's appointed means for appropriating the blessings that are ours in Christ Jesus. Prayer is God's appointed means for appropriating the blessings that are ours in Christ Jesus.