E. Stanley Jones
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E. Stanley Jones
To pass from estrangement from God to be a son of God is the basic fact of conversion. That altered relationship with God gives you…
Here he tells us that the new birth is first of all ‘not of blood’. You don’t get it through the blood stream, through heredity.…
Some have said that the power of a Redeemer would depend upon two things: first, upon the richness of the self that was given; and…
When we think of the ideal, we do not add virtue to virtue, but think of Jesus Christ, so that the standard of human life…
Life is supplied with a basic adequacy.
We are personalities in the making, limited, and grappling with things too high for us. Obviously we, at very best, will make many mistakes, but…
In the ordinary church, it is suppressed by respectability, by a desire to appear better than we really are.
Whatever our creed, we stand with admiration before the sublime character of Jesus.
The conscious mind determines the actions, the unconscious mind determines the reactions; and the reactions are just as important as the actions.
Prayer is commitment. We don’t merely co-operate with God with certain things held back within. We, the total person, co-operate. This means that co-operation equals…
We grow small trying to be great.
You cease to move into yourself, away from others. You give up your antagonism. You begin to move toward others in love. God moved toward…
Character is supreme in life, hence Jesus stood supreme in the supreme thing – so supreme that, when we think of the ideal, we do…
In conversion you are not attached primarily to an order, nor to an institution, nor a movement, nor a set of beliefs, nor a code…
Being born in a Christian home does not make you a Christian.
The action carries a sense of incompleteness and frustration, but not of guilt. Victorious living does not mean perfect living in the sense of living…
Victorious living does not mean freedom from temptation, nor does it mean freedom from mistakes.
If the Holy Spirit can take over the subconscious with our consent and cooperation, then we have almighty Power working at the basis of our…
God, to redeem us at the deepest portion of our nature – the urge to love and be loved – must reveal His nature in…
When the depths are upheld by the Holy Spirit, then the reaction is Christian.
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