"I believe in the power of Christ. I may not be living up to those beliefs, but I do believe."
Hadane smiled sympathetically. "You say that you may not be living up to your beliefs, but by definition, this is impossible. We always live up or down to our beliefs...It is the greatest misconception in Christianity today. That once you believed, you will always believe. That to profess is the same as to believe. That a profession made twenty years ago somehow trumps what you believe today."
Excerpt from A Man Called Blessed, the sequel to Blessed Child by Ted Dekker and Bill Bright. Pretty mind-boggling, huh? There are so many other truths in this book, I could quote all day.