Quotemeal: Dec. 22nd, 2005

Thursday, December 22, 2005

"How many observe Christ's birthday! How few, his precepts! O! 'tis easier to keep holidays than commandments."
— Benjamin Franklin

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"Absolutely nothing will revitalize a discouraged church faster than rediscovering its purpose."
Rick Warren
"More light than we can learn, more wealth than we can treasure, more love than we can earn, more peace than we can measure, because one Child is born."
"Our whole life is taken up with anxiety for personal security, with preparations for living, so that we really never live at all."
Leo Tolstoy
"Pray as if everything depended on God, and work as if everything depended on man."

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Illustration of Benjamin Franklin — "How many observe Christ's birthday! How few, his precepts! O! 'tis easier to keep holidays than commandments."

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