“The majesty of the Scriptures strikes me with admiration, as the purity of the Gospel has its influence on my heart. Pursue the works of our philosophers with all their pomp of diction, how mean, how contemptible are they, compared with the Scriptures.”
Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712 – 1778) Genevan philosopher, writer, and composer. His political philosophy influenced the French Revolution.
“I thoroughly believe in university education for both men & women, but I believe a knowledge of the Bible without a college course is more valuable than a college course without the Bible.”
William Lyon Phelps (1865 — 1943) Author. Professor of English Literature at Yale University. Called the most beloved professor in America.
“Statesmanship & diplomacy have failed. The only remedy is Jesus Christ. It is either Christ or Chaos.”
David Lloyd George (1863 – 1945) British Liberal politician and statesman. Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
The need of the World is to listen to God.
Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955) German-born theoretical physicist. Developed the general theory of relativity. Often regarded as the father of modern physics.
When Christ calls me Home I shall go with the gladness of a boy bounding away from school.
Adoniram Judson (1788 – 1850) American Baptist missionary. Served in Burma for almost forty years.
My prisons shall be my grave before I will budge a jot, for I owe my conscience to no mortal man. Right is right, even if everyone is against it; & wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it.
William Penn (1644 – 1718) English real estate entrepreneur, philosopher, and founder of the Province of Pennsylvania. He was an early champion of democracy and religious freedom.
In my youth, science was more important to me than either man or God. I worshiped science. Its advance had surpassed man’s wildest dreams. It took many years for me to discover that science, with all its brilliance, lights only a middle chapter of Creation.
I saw the aircraft I love destroying the civilization I expected it to save. Now I understand that spiritual truth is more essential to a nation than the mortar in its cities’ walls. For when the actions of a people are under-girded by spiritual truths, there is safety. When spiritual truths are rejected, it is only a matter of time before civilization will collapse.
We must understand spiritual truths & apply them to our modern life. We must draw strength from the almost forgotten virtues of simplicity, humility, contemplation & prayer. It requires a dedication beyond science, beyond self, but the rewards are great & it is our only hope.
Charles Lindbergh (1902 – 1974) American aviator, author, inventor, explorer, and social activist. The first to fly nonstop from New York to Paris.