Inspirational Quotes

To the majority of those who have reflected deeply and written about the origin and nature of the universe, it has seemed that it points beyond itself to a source which is non-physical and of great intelligence and power. Almost all of the great classical philosophers — certainly Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Leibniz, Spinoza, Kant, Hegel, Locke, Berkeley — saw the origin of the universe as lying in a transcendent reality. They had different specific ideas of this reality, and different ways of approaching it; but that the universe is not self-explanatory, and that it requires some explanation beyond itself, was something they accepted as fairly obvious.

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Key Bible Verses

Shall the one who contends with the Almighty correct Him?
He who rebukes God, let him answer it.

— Job 40:2

Ring Out the Truth

If there is one thing Jerry and Gail Nordskog desire, it’s to fulfill Christ’s Great Commission (Matt. 28:18-20). But instead of living as missionaries in another country, the Nordskogs equip believers with biblical truth through their company, Nordskog Publishing, based in Ventura, California.

Their aim is to publish “meaty, tasty and easily digestible biblical treasures.” To do this, the company publishes in the areas of theology, church history, politics and U.S. history. Along with fiction and nonfiction for adults, the Nordskogs also publish some children’s books. The subjects may be “meaty,” Jerry said, but “you don’t have to be a theologian to read our books.”

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