Good works is giving to the poor and the helpless, but divine works is showing them their worth to the One who matters.
What you do matters — but not much. What you are matters tremendously.
A photograph shouldn't be just a picture, it should be a philosophy.
In meetings philosophy might work, on the field practicality works.
God never asked us to meet life's pressures and demands on our own terms or by relying upon our own strength. Nor did He demands that we win His favor by assembling an impressive portfolio of good deeds. Instead, He invites us to enter His rest.
The freedom to choose is the friend of natural happiness but enemy of synthetic happiness. The best way to create synthetic happiness is, therefore, to restrict your options to as few as you can. Synthetic happiness acts like our psychological immune system and helps us be happy even in adverse situations. We change our views of the world, so we can feel better about the world we find ourselves in. It works best when we’re totally stuck, when we are trapped.
Our duty is found in the revealed will of God in the Scriptures. Our trust must be in the sovereign will of God as He works in the ordinary circumstances of our daily lives for our good and His glory.
The Good News does not hinge on words like do or change but on the powerless, irrelevant, and frightening words like belief and faith.
That eye which sees anything good in the creature is a blind eye; that eye which fancies it can discern anything in man, or anything in anything he can do to win the Divine favor, is as yet stone blind to the Truth of God, and needs to be lanced and cut, and the cataract of pride removed from it!
You were saved not by work, but for work. Do it till all is done. By your Inventions, Innovations, Initiatives, Improvements, Involvements, Imaginations, Information, Interventions and Inspirations... Go the extra mile and dare to do it.
Speed is not always a constituent to great work, the process of creation should be given time and thought.
Think about it. Not everything works at once, but everything works.
No, but a cello is the perfect string bass for an accordion. Works with it beautifully.
Satan works through human agents.
Live and die in Aristotle's works.
Man is a beautiful machine that works very badly.
Halva works brilliantly in ice-cream.
'The Man In High Castle' is one of Dick's most imaginative and captivating works, and certainly one of my favorites.
Trust is central to an economy that works.
I got a flue shot and now my chimney works perfectly.