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The Words of Our Elders: Vance Havner (1901-1986)

God uses broken things. It takes broken soil to produce a crop, broken clouds to give rain, broken grain to give bread, broken bread to give strength. It is the broken alabaster box that gives forth perfume. It is Peter, weeping bitterly, who returns to greater power than ever. ~ Vance Havner

The words of our elders, are words of wisdom.

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The Words of Our Elders: James Innell Packer

“I believe in the inerrancy of Scripture… but exegetically I cannot see that anything Scripture says, in the first chapters of Genesis or elsewhere, bears on the biological theory of evolution one way or another…

Scripture was given to reveal God, not to address scientific issues in scientific terms, and … as it does not use the language of modern science, so it does not require scientific knowledge about the internal processes of God’s creation for the understanding of its essential message about God and ourselves”

~ James Innell Packer

The words of our elders, are words of wisdom.

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The Words Of Our Elders: John Bunyan (1628-1688)

Conversion is not the smooth, easy-going process some men seem to think… It is wounding work, this breaking of the hearts, but without wounding there is no saving… Where there is grafting there will always be a cutting, the graft must be let in with a wound; to stick it onto the outside or to tie it on with a string would be of no use. Heart must be set to heart and back to back or there will be no sap from root to branch. And this, I say, must be done by a wound, by a cut.

~ John Bunyan

The words of our elders, are words of wisdom.