Quote for Today: John Piper

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February 5, 2016 by katmcdaniel

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He has made me wary of chronological snobbery. That is, he showed me that newness is no virtue and oldness is no vice. Truth and beauty and goodness are not determined by when they exist. Nothing is inferior for being old, and nothing is valuable for being modern. This has freed me from the tyranny of novelty and opened for me the wisdom of the ages.

John PiperDon’t Waste Your Life

 

Lamassu from the Gate of Nimrud, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC
Image  © Xuan Che with CCLicense
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