Talk of What You Know

Sir Issac Newton was a sincere believer in revelation; and one day when Dr. Halley had uttered some loose expressions with regard to religion in his company, Sir Isaac reproved him in these strong terms: “Dr. Halley, when you talk about philosophy and mathematics, I always hear you with pleasure, because those are subjects with which you are well acquainted; but I must beg that you will say nothing about Christianity, for it is a subject you have never studied: I have, and I know that you know nothing of the matter.”

Which is to say that, when you are not learned on a certain subject, it is best to be wise and not say anything, but listen and learn; so that, when the time comes, you will be able to, in full confidence, speak knowledgeably and wisely to others on that subject. – Hentycrew

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About William Moore

I am a Christian, saved and living by God's grace. I am doing this blog on a book called, "The World of Religious Anecdote," or, as I like to call it, "Christian Anecdotes." The reason why I am doing this blog, on a book, instead of about myself, is because there are so many unedifying things in the world, so that we, as Christians, need to take the world and subdue it for our Lord. I believe and hope that is what I am doing here, in this blog. I try to do my posts twice a week, in order to keep the flow going. I hope you enjoy reading, learning, and sharing this book, "Christian Anecdotes."
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