God or Man

Is Leadership For God Or Man?

There isn’t a religion in the world that doesn’t agree that something’s wrong with us. (Propaganda – Rapper – 2011)

The real question is where did we come from, what went wrong, and how do we fix it? (Chuck Colson – Political Apologist – 1999)

To refuse a hearing to an opinion, because one is sure it is false, is to assume that ones certainty is the same thing as absolute certainty. All silencing of discussion is an assumption of infallibility. (John Stuart Mill – Literary – 1901)

The law given from Sinai, contained statutes essential to the existence of men in society, most of which have been enacted by every nation that ever professed any code of laws. (John Quincy Adams – President – 1828)

Government by kings was first introduced into the world by the Heathens, from whom the children of Israel copied the custom. It was the most preposterous invention of the Devil ever set on foot for the promotion of idolatry. (Thomas Payne – Literary – 1776)

The Christians, you know, worship a man to this day – the distinguished personage who introduced their novel rites, and was crucified. (Lucian – Greek Satirist – 150a.d.)

Punishment by Nero was inflicted on the Christians, a class of men given to a new and mischievous superstition. (Suetonius – 64a.d.)

Gideon in the piety of his soul replied, I will not rule over you, neither shall my son rule over you, the Lord shall rule over you. (Gideon – Judge and Military Commander – 12b.c.)

Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God and keep His commandments, for this is man’s all. (Solomon – King – 330b.c.)

The problem with persuasion was that it turned out to be a route that could not guarantee that beliefs we acquired from someone else would be true. Philosophy aims only at the truth, not at mere persuasion regardless of the truth (Plato – Philosopher – 400b.c.)

Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the Lord God as he was walking in the garden in the cool of the day… (Moses)

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