Quote(s) of the Week (November 16, 1997)

On Words to Live By...

"The turning point in our lives is when we stop seeking the God we want and start seeking the God who is."
 
--Patrick Morley, in 'The Seasons of a Man's Life'. From Christianity Today web site (Freedom, Summer 1997).

On Character and Reputation...

"Be more concerned with your character than with your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are."
 
--John Wooden, former UCLA basketball coach. From Christianity Today web site (Courage, Spring 1997)

On Knowledge and Wisdom...

"Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living and the other helps you make a life."
 
--Sandra Carey. From Christianity Today web site (Courage, Spring 1997)

On the Meaning of Prayer...

"Prayer is not a matter of getting what we want the most. Prayer is a matter of giving ourselves to God and learning his laws, so that he can do through us what he wants the most."     

--Agnes Sanford in 'The Healing Touch of God'. From Christianity Today web site (Competition, Winter 1997)

On God's Grace...

"Your worst days are never so bad that you are beyond the reach of God's grace. Your best days are never so good that you are beyond the need of God's grace."
 
--Jerry Bridges, author of 'The Discipline of Grace'. From Christianity Today web site (Attitude, Fall 1996).

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