quote by N. T. Wright

Our task as image-bearing, God-loving, Christ-shaped, Spirit-filled Christians, following Christ and shaping our world, is to announce redemption to a world that has discovered its fallenness, to announce healing to a world that has discovered its brokenness, to proclaim love and trust to a world that knows only exploitation, fear and suspicion.

— N. T. Wright

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Fallen world quote The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch the
The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.

These Arabs, the man Mahomet, and that one century, - is it not as if a spark had fallen, one spark, on a world of what proves explosive powder, blazes heaven-high from Delhi to Granada! I said, the Great man was always as lightning out of Heaven; the rest of men waited for him like fuel, and then they too would flame.

Or maybe it's just that beautiful things are so easily broken by the world.

Fallen world quote I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world wil
I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation of idiots.

I have fallen into an abyss. I live in a world so curious, so strange. Of the dream that was my life, this is my nightmare.

Love is the most powerful force in the world.


God the Father has reconciled His created but fallen world through the death of His Son, and renews it into a Kingdom of God by His Spirit.

Fallen world quote The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.
The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.

If you don't keep the eyes of your heart focused on the paradise that is to come, you will try to turn this poor fallen world into the paradise it will never be.

Tribalism is the most powerful force in the world.

Something very beautiful happens to people when their world's fallen apart: a humility, a nobility, a higher intelligence emerges at just the point when our knees hit the floor.

Fallen world quote Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental pict
Success - See your goal; Understand the obstacles; Create a positive mental picture; Clear your mind of self doubt; Embrace the challenge; Stay on track; Show the world you can do it!

I feel very privileged to hear how somebody used to run around stickin' people up and stealing cars, and now they're gettin' their life back together... I just love the stories. The stories of the fallen world, they excite us. That's the interesting stuff.


The Bible is clear here: I am to love my neighbor as myself, in the manner needed, in a practical way, in the midst of the fallen world, at my particular point of history. This is why I am not a pacifist. Pacifism in this poor world in which we live -- this lost world -- means that we desert the people who need our greatest help.

If anyone's depressed for any reason, whether a relationship has fallen apart or they're having money problems, wearing feathered wings and a tutu takes you into a whole other world. A whole new woooooorld, a world of bright and shining stars!

Fallen world quote There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the w
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
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God's wisdom is not, and never was, pledged to keep a fallen world happy, or to make ungodliness comfortable.

Grace, by definition, is something that God is not required to grant.

He owes a fallen world no mercy.

While we lament the apparent injustice of pain and suffering, how often do we forget that every good thing in a fallen world is wholly a gift of God's mercy and grace.

Fallen world quote The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts whi
The problem with the world is that the intelligent people are full of doubts while the stupid ones are full of confidence.

L'amor che move il sole e l'altre stelle.

"It means that love is the most powerful force in the world. That love can do anything.

Private property is a necessary institution, at least in a fallen world;

men work more and dispute less when goods are private than when they are in common.

The world had ended, so why had the battle not ceased, the castle fallen silent in horror, and every combatant laid down their arms?

Fallen world quote Nothing is permanent in this world, not even our troubles.
Nothing is permanent in this world, not even our troubles.

The most powerful force in the world is compound interest.

The world of demons, fallen Angels, is very real - a fact we need to know.

We have to face up to this terrible reality, so that we do not fall unsuspectingly into their hands and come under their tyranny.


But you can't kill humans It's-- Evil? The world is evil Risika.

Wolves hunt the stragglers in a group of deer. Vultures devour the fallen.Hyenas destroy the weak. Humans kill that which they fear. Survive and be strong, or die, cornered by your prey, trembling because the night is dark.

Fallen world quote Be a fruit loop in a world full of cheerios.
Be a fruit loop in a world full of cheerios.
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In the richest country in the history of the world, this Obama economy has crushed the middle class. Family income has fallen by $4,000, but health insurance premiums are higher, food prices are higher, utility bills are higher, and gasoline prices have doubled. Today more Americans wake up in poverty than ever before.

Of all the ingenious mistakes into which erring man has fallen, perhaps none have been so pernicious in their consequences, or have brought so many evils into the world, as the popular opinion that the way of the transgressor is pleasant and easy.

We should have understood long ago that there is, in this world, religion without God, religion as a center of all idols that possess fallen man, religion that is the justification for these idols.

Fallen world quote In a world where you can be anything - be kind.
In a world where you can be anything - be kind.

In a fallen world, if you demand perfection or nothing, you will always get nothing.


People struggling with life in a fallen world often want explanations when what they really need is imagination.

I don't have to tell you how fragile this precious gift of freedom is.

Every time we hear, watch, or read the news, we are reminded that liberty is a rare commodity in this world.

Fallen world quote To be yourself in a world that in constantly trying to make you something else i
To be yourself in a world that in constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.

I am a frayed and nibbled survivor in a fallen world, and I am getting along.

I am aging and eaten and have done my share of eating too.

It's a fallen world. We eat and sacrifice in the process.

His [Jesus'] historians, having brought him into the world in a supernatural manner, were obliged to take him out again in the same manner, or the first part of the story must have fallen to the ground.

Fallen world quote The world is not dangerous because of those who do harm but because of those who
The world is not dangerous because of those who do harm but because of those who look at it without doing anything.

I was cynical about Iraq. But when I saw the Iraqi people voting . . . it was the start of a new Arab world.. The Berlin Wall has fallen.

Comedy mocks the vanity of visions of rational control.

The person who can joke amidst a confrontation with evil, like the quick-witted Spider-Man, must be reconciled to the permanent imperfections of a corrupted world populated by fallen creatures.

The magic of the craft has opened for me a world in which I shall confront, within two hours, the black dragons and the crowned crests of a coma of blue lightnings, and when night has fallen I, delivered, shall read my course in the starts.

When mourning the loss of our departed friends, I cannot help but think that in every death there is a birth; the spirit leaves the body dead to us, and passes to the other side of the veil alive to that great and noble company that are also working for the accomplishment of the purpose of God, in the redemption and salvation of a fallen world.

Outside, in the newly fallen darkness, the world had been transformed.

The sky had become a glistening tapestry of stars.

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