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Israel believed that God was a saving God, not because some thinker evolved the conception from his fertile mind, but because He had revealed Himself in their history as a saving God. He had chosen Israel, when Israel was weak and in bondage, and He had sent Moses down to Egypt in His name to lead them forth. By a great and wonderful deliverance He had delivered them, and through all their history they could not forget it. That deliverance was regulative for all their thinking of God. They believed that He was the controller of history just because it was in history that He had revealed His character to them. They believed that He was the controller of Nature just because He had used Nature as the instrument of that deliverance. In the subsequent history God shows Himself a saving God repeatedly, and uses both Nature and men in whom is His spirit to effect deliverance.

Author: H H Rowley, Source: The Relevance of the Bible (New York, Macmillan, 1944), p. 81Saved by peterfwhyte in god history salvation deliverance 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.

Author: George Bernard Shaw, Source: UnknownSaved by peterfwhyte in liberty responsibility 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Writing is the most exact form of thinking.

Author: Carol Gelderman, Source: All the Presidents' Words, cited in Mark Tredinnick, Writing Well: The Essential Guide (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008), 8Saved by peterfwhyte in writing thinking 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

the trick to writing better is to make your writing less like you always thought writing had to be and more like yourself talking about something you know among people you trust.

Author: Mark Tredinnick, Source: Writing Well: The Essential Guide (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008), 7Saved by peterfwhyte in writing 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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