Tag: Quote of the Day Series December 2021

Quote of the Day: Faith in the Future

 

This one is from Alfred Hitchcock, quoted by Edward White in his book “The Twelve Lives of Alfred Hitchcock”:

“I’ve come to believe that a hidden future is one of God’s most merciful and exciting gifts,” he once wrote, expounding his theory of never taking anything too seriously. “We can live in a state of chronic despair, or we can live with faith in the future, even though it is hidden from us.”

Quote of the Day: “Love … Rejoices with the Truth”

 

I don’t really observe Advent – I’ll be honest, I’m not even completely sure when it takes place or how long it is or what you’re supposed to do – but I am reading an Advent devotional this year! It’s called Love Came Down at Christmas, written by Sinclair B. Ferguson, and it focuses on 1 Corinthians 13 and how Jesus exemplifies each of the aspects of love given in those verses. Today’s quote comes from the chapter I read yesterday, on “Love… does not rejoice at wrongdoing but rejoices with the truth”: 

“In [Jesus’] coming not only did the righteous die for the unrighteous, but the Truth conquered the lie. When we see this, we understand why it is that ‘love… rejoices with the truth.’ It isn’t simply a matter of wanting to tell the truth. It is that we have come to know the truth, and it has set us free.” 

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Lord.  I post the following not as excusatory, merely as informatory: It’s been a hell of a couple of weeks here at Chez She, not so much a matter of focusing on what’s more–or less–important in my life as it has been of just trying to muddle through.  I’ve had sanguinary and destructive chicken wars, […]

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