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The Dutch theologian Herman Bavinck notes that the fact that God is unchanging in His being is of the utmost importance for maintaining the Creator/creature distinction, and for our worship of God:
“The doctrine of God’s immutability is of the highest significance for religion. The contrast between being and becoming marks the difference between the Creator and the creature. Every creature is continually becoming. It is changeable, constantly striving, seeks rest and satisfaction, and finds this rest in God, in him alone, for only he is pure being and no becoming. Hence, in Scripture God is often called the Rock.”

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Those who are full already

“God sends no one away empty
except those who are full
of themselves.”

– Dwight L. Moody (1837-1899)
American evangelist 

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Anxiety

“Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows,
but only empties today of its strength.” 
– Charles H. Spurgeon (1834-1892)
English Baptist preacher

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Too little love for God

“He loves Thee too little who loves anything together with Thee which he loves not for Thy dear sake” – Augustine

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Thirst and Hunger for God

The key to Christian living is a thirst and a hunger for God.

—John Piper, The Legacy of Sovereign Joy, p. 63.

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Vigorous spiritual life

“The vigour of our spiritual life will be
in exact proportion to the place held by
the Bible in our life and thoughts.”


George Müller (1805-1898)
Prussian-born English evangelist and
founder of a Bristol orphanage
 


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