Thursday, July 06, 2006

Quote of the day

"It is inevitable that some defeat will enter even the most victorious life. The human spirit is never finished when it is defeated - it is finished when it surrenders."
Ben Stein
Professor and Writer

While this quote is a powerful statement of the human will and spirit it misses the point for the Christian surrendering his/her all to God.

John 19:28-30 says:
After this, Jesus, knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the Scripture might be fulfilled, said, “I thirst!” Now a vessel full of sour wine was sitting there; and they filled a sponge with sour wine, put it on hyssop, and put it to His mouth. So when Jesus had received the sour wine, He said, “It is finished!” And bowing His head, He gave up His spirit.