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Word

“In opposition … to all the suggestions of the devil, the sole, simple, and sufficient answer is the word of God. This puts to flight all the powers of darkness.” — Charles Hodge

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Conflict

“Salvation, however gratuitous, is not to be obtained without great effort. The Christian conflict is not only real, it is difficult and dangerous. It is one in which true believers are often grievously wounded; and multitudes of reputed believers entirely … Continue reading

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Words

“This habit of using words which have no definite meaning is very convenient to writers, but very much the reverse for readers.” ― Charles Hodge

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Truth

“Reason, tradition, speculative conviction, dead orthodoxy, are a girdle of spider-webs. They give way at the first onset. Truth alone, as abiding in the mind in the form of divine knowledge, can give strength or confidence even in the ordinary … Continue reading

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Scripture

“No one book of scripture can be understood by itself, any more than any one part of a tree or member of the body can be understood without reference to the whole of which it is a part.” ― Charles … Continue reading

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Original

“Original sin is the only rational solution of the undeniable fact of the deep, universal and early manifested sinfulness of men in all ages, of every class, and in every part of the world.” — Charles Hodge

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Sanctification

“Sanctification is not a work of nature, but a work of grace. It is a transformation of character effected not by moral influences, but supernaturally by the Holy Spirit.” — Charles Hodge

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Religion

“This is true religion, to approve what God approves, to hate what he hates, and to delight in what delights him.” — Charles Hodge

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Gospel

“The gospel is so simple that small children can understand it, and it is so profound that studies by the wisest theologians will never exhaust its riches.” — Charles Hodge

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Evidence

“The best evidence of the Bible’s being the word of God is to be found between its covers. It proves itself.” — Charles Hodge

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