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“Friendship is the only cure for hatred, the only guarantee of peace.”
(HT: Tiny Buddha)

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posted February 16, 2009 at 1:09 am

I think not, sir…
The only guarantee of peace is being under the blood of His cross (Col. 1:19-20).

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posted February 16, 2009 at 1:50 am

Ah yes Jason the problem is all those people who are “under the blood of His cross” and yet are still so unfriendly. The Church has certainly been quite unfriendly throughout history and quite possibly still is in places… Whence peace if not from friendship?

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posted February 16, 2009 at 9:15 am

Great quote! Thanks. Christianity has much to learn from Buddhism. And Buddhism has much to learn from Christianity. A dialogue between the two would be mutually transformative.

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Tony Arens

posted February 16, 2009 at 9:57 am

Hurt promotes hatred, hatred hardens the heart. Friendship is not possible unless a hardened heart heals. Buddha cute little one liner is not possible unless there’s real transformation that can only happen in Christ Jesus. As postmodernism continues to redefine and reinvent Jesus, we dulute the one and only real cure for the disease called hatred. Sure, you might treat a symptom, but the heart will remain battered.

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posted February 16, 2009 at 10:23 am

What should we be learning from Buddhism?

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Jamie Arpin-Ricci

posted February 16, 2009 at 10:32 am

Come on, this quote doesn’t some up all that Buddha stood for anymore that John 3:16 sums up Jesus absolutely. Let’s just appreciate a good, challenging quote.
Thanks Tony.

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posted August 18, 2014 at 10:37 pm

Deference to post author, some superb information . “When you cease to dream you cease to live.” by Malcolm Stevenson Forbes.

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