“Always its people keep bursting in on us, their eyes shining, their hearts on fire, crying ‘We’ve found it! The thing for which the whole world has been seeking, and it works!'”
John Arthur Gossip, Interpreters Bible, Vol. VIII, 494.
“The Gospel, when preached in the power of the Holy Spirit, often convicts or enrages.”
C.I. Scofield, Scofield Reference Bible , 1170.
“These struggles and victories had transformed her physically; they had given her a new face. It is impossible to look unmoved at a photograph of Marie Curie taken a little after her thirtieth year. The solid and rather thickset girl had become an ethereal creature.”
Eve Curie, Madame Curie, 151.
“We are no better than pots of earthenware to contain this treasure, and this proves that such transcendent power does not come from us, but is god’s alone. Hard-pressed on every side, we are never hemmed in; bewildered, we are never at our wits’ end; hunted, we are never abandoned to our fate; struck down, we are not left to die.”
2 Corinthians 4: 7 (The New English Bible)
“The story of Christianity is the story of Barnabas and Saul raised to its highest conceivable level. It is the story of the God who took a chance on men with a bad past.”
Interpreter’s Bible, Vol. IX, 128.