Quotemeal: Aug. 5th, 2021

Thursday, August 5, 2021

"Unless we know the difference between flowers and weeds, we are not fit to take care of a garden. It is not enough to have truth planted in our minds. We must learn and labor to keep the ground clear of thorns and briars, follies and perversities, which have a wicked propensity to choke the word of life."
— Clyde Francis Lytle

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Illustration of Clyde Francis Lytle — "Unless we know the difference between flowers and weeds, we are not fit to take care of a garden. It is not enough to have truth planted in our minds. We must learn and labor to keep the ground clear of thorns and briars, follies and perversities, which have a wicked propensity to choke the word of life."

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Quotemeal is a daily dose of Christian quotes to inspire and encourage.