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A man can no more give himself the new birth or regenerate himself than he could produce himself in his mother’s womb.

Spiritual life is the consequence of spiritual quickening. The baby cries because is is born; it is not born because it cries." — Erroll Hulse

It is the effectual working of the power of God that makes anyone a Christian. It means a rebirth, a regeneration. It is not the result of our decision, it is not something that you and I decide to do; it is what is done to us!"— Martyn Lloyd-Jones, Exposition on Ephesians

Exclude, therefore, O Christian, the article of sovereign predestination from thy ministry or from thy faith, and acquit thyself, if thou art able, from the charge of robbing God. — Augustus Toplady

Our idols both covet what we do not have and hold on for dear life to what we do have. — David Powlison

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"One of the goals of fasting is to determine levels of addiction or idolatry."

Source: John Piper quoting Paul Tripp or Tim Keller

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Idolatry

The essence of idolatry is the entertainment of thoughts about God that are unworthy of him.

W. Tozer (1897-1963)

Whenever we take what God has done and put it in the place of himself, we become idolators.

Oswald Chambers (1874-1917)

Idolatry is not only the adoration of images … but also trust in one’s own righteousness, works and merits, and putting confidence in riches and power.

Martin Luther (1483-1546)

O senseless man who cannot make a worm, and yet makes gods by dozens.

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (1533-1592)

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Idolatry

The essence of idolatry is the entertainment of thoughts about God that are unworthy of him.

– A. W. Tozer (1897-1963)

Whenever we take what God has done and put it in the place of himself, we become idolators.

– Oswald Chambers (1874-1917

O senseless man who cannot make a worm, and yet makes gods by dozens.

– Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (1533-1592) French essayist. “An Apology of Raimond Sebond,” bk. 2, ch. 12

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