Quotes You Can Use (December 23, 2011)

“I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen, not because I see it, but because by it I see everything else”–C. S. Lewis.

“Living for Christ does not mean that you won’t have problems, but living for Christ will give you the best life possible”–Waylon Bailey

“Eternity is a long time to be wrong about Jesus.”

“I taught my Raising Terrific Kids in Turbulent Times throughout my ministy. . . .I have realized, though, that the title is completely wrong. God’s idea was not to raise kids but to produce grown ups.”–Charles Lowry.

“I’m afraid he doesn’t have the work ethic and passion for the game to progress at the next level.”–Mike Mayock, NFL color analyst, commenting on a young NFL player.

” ‘I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content’ (Philippians 4:11, NKJV). . . . Even at ninety-two, my desire is to be content. We should never get too old to learn or too old to smile!”–Billy Graham, Nearing Home, 19.

The Christmas story in a nutshell: “For in Christ all the fullness of the Deity lives in bodily form” (Colossians 2:9).

6 Comments


  1. Patrick Brown
    Dec 23, 2011

    Dr. Bailey,

    Good stuff!


    • Waylon
      Dec 23, 2011

      Thanks,Patrick. I appreciate all of you who are so faithful to read. May God grant you a blessed Christmas.


  2. Diane S. Baker
    Dec 23, 2011

    I look forward to all of your blogs. They make my day! Thank you Waylon for all that you do for us. Merry Christmas to you, Martha and your family. You are so appreciated.


    • Waylon
      Dec 23, 2011

      Thanks for your affirmation. I appreciate my readers. Thanks to all of you. Merry Christmas.


  3. Willard and Nell Hall
    Dec 23, 2011

    Merry Christmas and a happy New Years.


  4. Waylon
    Dec 23, 2011

    Thanks. It’s good to hear from you. Thanks for reading–waylon

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