Voddie T. Baucham Jr. · 222 pages
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“We cannot continue to send our children to Caesar for their education and be surprised when they come home as Romans.”
“The key is to understand that our children don't belong to us—they belong to God. Our goal as parents must not be limited by our own vision. I am a finite, sinful, selfish man. Why would I want to plan out my children's future when I can entrust them to the infinite, omnipotent, immutable, sovereign Lord of the universe? I don't want to tell God what to do with my children—I want Him to tell me!”
“We do marriage according to Dr. Phil, raise our children according to Dr. Spock, govern our sex lives according to Dr. Ruth, and only run to Dr. Jesus when things have gotten so bad we can’t find another doctor to help us.”
“Our Heavenly Father doesn’t count to three when He gives us a command. It is not a sin to disobey God when He counts to three; it is simply a sin not to obey God. And delayed obedience is disobedience.”
“The question is not whether or not our children sin later in life. The question is, do we have a biblical obligation to train them before they leave home?”
“If you want to be a godly head of a family, you must ensure that there is Christian harmony among those under you, appropriate for a house where the leader fears God. JOHN BUNYAN”
“Love is an act of the will accompanied by emotion that leads to action on behalf of its object.”
“Modern American dating is no more than glorified divorce practice.”
“If you have to fight over a guy, he’s not worth it. Go for the one who’s waiting for you.”
“Once you learn how to die, you learn how to live”
“Your realm is an insane place. In Volaria, no-one goes hungry, slaves are no use when they starve. Those freeborn too lazy or lacking in intelligence to turn sufficient profit to feed themselves are made slaves so they can generate wealth for those deserving of freedom, and be fed in return. Here, your people are chained by their freedom, free to starve and beg from the rich. It's disgusting.”
“There is no greater sorrow then to recall our times of joy in wretchedness.”
“I just feel like even the ugliest truth feels a whole lot better than carrying around the weight of lies.”
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