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  • Jake shared from A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens
    "It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known."
    Note: Sydney Carton's redemption.
  • Jake shared from Poems by Emily Dickinson, Three Series, Complete by Emily Dickinson
    A precious, mouldering pleasure 't is To meet an antique book, In just the dress his century wore; A privilege, I think, His venerable hand to take, And warming in our own, A passage back, or two, to make To times when he was young.
    Note: Emily Dickinson on the value of an old book.
  • Jake shared from Lit!: A Christian Guide to Reading Books by Tony Reinke
    “The fact is, people don’t know what they are expected to do with a novel, believing, as so many do, that art must be utilitarian, that it must do something, rather than be something.”
    Note: Many people dont know what they are expected to do with a novel
  • Jake shared from Lit!: A Christian Guide to Reading Books by Tony Reinke
    “The openness to learning from the wisdom of other peoples reflects the theological conviction that the God of Israel is God of all nations and of all of life,” writes theologian John Goldingay. “It is not therefore surprising when other peoples perceive truths about life which the people of God can also profit from.”
    Note: openness to truth from any and all...
  • Jake shared from Just Do Something: A Liberating Approach to Finding God's Will or How to Make a Decision Without Dreams, Visions, Fleeces, Impressions, Open Doors, Random ... Liver Shivers, Writing in the Sky, etc. by Kevin DeYoung
    Too many of us want God to be the world-class scholar who will write our papers and live our lives for us, when God wants us to sit at His feet and read His Word so that we can live a life in the image of His Son.
    Note: Godwants us to sit at his feet and live out the image of his Son...
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Jake Gamble