All Good Men Were Once Bad

Augustine, the early church father (354-430 A.D.), was on of the most significant theologians in all of church history. In this post I have selected a number of quotes from a few different works. “Hence it is not the case that every bad man will become good, but no one will be good who was […]

Blessed Doubters and Gospel Freedom

Helmut Thielicke was a German theologian and professor that taught and wrote during WWII. He has some very helpful things to say about the liberating intention of the gospel and the connection between grasping mercy and knowing doubt. Here are a few of his insights. “The Christian stands, not under the dictatorship of a legalistic […]

Select Quotes from G.K. Chesterton

The following quotations are taken from an article on G.K. Chesterton written by Relevant Magazine. The assortment is a good snapshot of his wit and creativity. The Nature of God “The riddles of God are more satisfying than the solutions of man.” – Introduction to The Book of Job. Creativity “Poets do not go mad; […]

Quotes by George MacDonald

C.S. Lewis called George MacDonald his “master.” Lewis considered himself a student of MacDonald and attributed significant influence on his writing. Here are a few quotes from MacDonald. “To be trusted is a greater compliment than being loved.” “I would rather be what God chose to make me than the most glorious creature that I […]