Wisdom and General Conference

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Wisdom

The fear of the LORD is the foundation of true wisdom. All who obey His commandments will grow in wisdom. Ps 111:10

The foolishness of God is wiser than man's wisdom, and the weakness of God is stonger than man's strength 1 Cor.1:25

They Word is Truth. John 17:17

Seek wisdom in Christ and His Holy Word!

Robin Williams more than 5 years ago

Notable Quotes


"Harsh and direct disagreement places thought under pressure. That’s its point. Pressure can be intellectually productive: being forced to look closely at arguments against a beloved position helps those who hold it to burnish and buttress it as often as it moves them to abandon it. But pressure also causes pain and fear; and when those under pressure find these things difficult to bear, they’ll sometimes use any means possible to make the pressure and the pain go away. They feel unsafe, threatened, put upon, and so they react by deploying the soft violence of the law or the harder violence of the aggressive and speech-denying protest. Both moves are common enough in our élite universities now, as is their support by the powers that be. Tolerance for intellectual pain is less than it was. So is tolerance for argument."

– Paul Griffiths, former professor of Catholic theology at United Methodist-related Duke University Divinity School, in an article for Commonweal magazine on why he resigned over a recent conflict with a colleague related to racism training.


   

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