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Give light, and the darkness will disappear of itself.

    Topics: Revival, Light

Indeed, I disagree very much with those who are unwilling that Holy Scripture, translated into the vulgar tongue, be read by the uneducated, as if Christ taught such intricate doctrines that they could scarcely be understood by very few theologians, or as if the strength of the Christian religion consisted in men's ignorance of it.

    Topics: Scripture, Ignorance, Doctrine

It's the generally accepted privilege of theologians to stretch the heavens, that is the Scriptures, like tanners with a hide.

    Topics: Theology

Everybody hates a prodigy, detests an old head on young shoulders.

    Topics: Youth

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