Monday, November 22, 2010

Let Not the Fire Go Out

"...thinking is dangerous and indispensable.  Without a profound work of grace in the heart, knowledge - the fruit of thinking - puffs. up.  But with that grace, thinking opens the door of humble knowledge.  And that knowledge is the fuel of the fire of love for God and man.  If we turn away from serious thinking in our pursuit of God, that fire will eventually go out."

   - John Piper, Think: The Life of the Mind and the Love of God, pages 164-165.