God Tells The Man Who Cares

 

God Tells The Man Who Cares

Paul's Goodreads Review

Started out very well, but as a collection of many very short article, it was hard to feel engrossed as there was never any space for anything to be explained and expressed in detail. Some great, insightful, challenging thoughts—but all together, all at once, as a book was hard to get into.
 

Quotes

The Bible was written in tears and to tears it will yield its best treasures. God has nothing to say to the frivolous man.

... View Quote

It is not a reassuring thought that the writings of the grief-striken prophets are often poured over by persons whose interests are curious merely and who never shed one tear for the woes of the world. They have a prying inquisitiveness about the schedule of future events, forgetting apparently that the whole purpose of Bible prophecy is to prep... View Quote


We of the nonliturgical churches tend to look with some disdain upon those churches that follow a carefully prescribed form of service, and certainly there must be a good deal in such services that has little or no meaning for the average participant—this not because it is carefully prescribed but because the average participant is what he is.... View Quote


To His own children God has much more to say, so much that it requires a lifetime of eager listening to hear it all; but His message to the world is simple and brief. It is the work of the church to keep on repeating it to each generation of men till it is either accepted or rejected by those who hear.

... View Quote

The history of Israel and Judah points up to a truth taught clearly enough by all history, viz., that the masses are or soon will be what their leaders are. The kings set the moral pace for the people.

... View Quote

The Apostles’ Creed quoted in pride, though true, is not true for the one who thus quotes it; one indispensable quality is missing—humility. A theological fact becomes a spiritual truth only when it is received by a humble mind.

... View Quote

Money paid to a church or missionary society may be for the giver money wasted unless he makes sure that his heart is in the gift. Gifts that do not carry the heart with them may do the receiver some good, but it is certain that they will bring the giver no reward. “And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor … and have not charity... View Quote


If we must give account for every idle word, surely we must give account for every idle dollar. Spotty, prayerless and whimsical giving will come under the just scrutiny of God in the day when He judges every work of men.

... View Quote