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Revelation does not mean man finding God, but God finding man, God sharing His secrets with us, God showing us Himself. In revelation, God is the agent as well as the object.

    Author: J.I. Packer
    Source: God Has Spoken, Baker, 1988, p. 47.

Oath-taking is really a pathetic confession of our own dishonesty. What do we find it necessary to introduce our promises by some tremendous formula? The only reason is that we know our simple word is not likely to be trusted. So we try to induce people to believe us by adding a solemn oath.

    Author: John Stott
    Source: The Message of the Sermon on the Mount, IVP, 1978, p. 102.

If I speak what is false, I must answer for it; if truth, it will answer for me.

    Author: Thomas Fuller
    Source: A Puritan Golden Treasury

The temple of truth has never suffered so much from woodpeckers on the outside as from termites within.

    Author: Vance Havner

The Spirit breathes upon the Word and brings the truth to sight.

    Author: William Cowper

For right is right, since God is God and right the day must win. To doubt would be disloyalty, to falter would be sin.

    Author: Frederick W. Faber

God does not judge the condition or quality of His church by how good the meetings are on Sunday morning, but by how good the people are on Monday morning. The main calling of our life is more than just knowing the truth--it is having that truth become our life.

    Author: Rick Joyner

It's not enough to rage against the lie...you've got to replace it with the truth.

    Author: Bono

The new evangelicalism is not driven by the same passion for truth as the older form, and that is why it is often empty of theological interest. We now have less biblical fidelity, less interest in the truth, less seriousness, less depth and less capacity to speak the Word of God to our own generation in a way that offers an alternative to what it already thinks.

    Author: David F. Wells

We are called to see that the Church does not adapt its thinking to the horizons that modernity prescribes for it but rather that it brings to those horizons the powerful antidote of God's truth.

    Author: David F. Wells

Many of those whose task it is to broker the truth of God to the people of God in the churches have now redefined the pastoral task such that theology has become an embarrassing encumbrance or a matter of which they have little knowledge; and many in the Church have now turned in upon themselves and substituted for the knowledge of God a search for the knowledge of self.

    Author: David F. Wells

Truth is now simply a matter of etiquette: it has no authority, no sense of rightness, because it is no longer anchored in anything absolute. If it persuades, it does so only because our experience has given it its persuasive power, but tomorrow our experience might be different.

    Author: David F. Wells

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