"[King] David certainly was aware that his lust for power had become a barrier to inwardness. Careers, even religious careers, may become little more than forums for our own advancement. But how are we to deal with such ambition? Our longing after Christ must exceed our need for status in the world."
— Calvin Miller
"It is our nature's law that makes a man set higher value on the things he has not got than upon those he has, so that he loathes his actual possessions in..."