How can God not view us as we view ants? We do
not hope that ants will become our sons. - Steve Marshall
Aphorisms by Jesus
There have been many astute men down through history, that have
produced salient, insightful aphorisms. Jesus can hold his own with the
best of them.
"Enter in through the narrow gate; for wide is the gate
and wide is the way leading away into destruction, and
those entering in through it are many. Because
narrow is the gate and constricted the way leading into
Life, and those finding it are few."
"Man shall not live on bread alone."
"No prophet is acceptable in his own country."
"Those who are healthy have no need for a healer, but
those having sickness. "
"Where your treasure is, there also will your heart be."
"Don't be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be
anxious for itself. Sufficient for one day is the trouble of it."
"With the same measure you mete, it will be measured back to you."
"Why do you see the twig in your brother's eye, but don't
consider the log in your own eye? "
"Wisdom is justified by her children, her deeds."
"If the blind leads the blind, both will fall into a pit."
"What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world,
but loses his life."
"If any one wants to be first, he shall be last of all
and servant of all."
"Salt is good, but if the salt has lost its saltiness,
how will you season it?"
"My yoke is pleasant and my burden is light."
"With you extending mercy, do not let your left hand know
what your right hand is doing, so that your mercy may be in secret."
"Every kingdom divided against itself is brought to ruin."
"No one is able to serve two lords."
"He faithful in the little things is faithful also in the great."
"You cannot serve God and the mundane. "
"Whoever does not receive the kingship of God like a
child in no way may enter into it."