Wilbur M. Smith on the Ignorance of Ancient Greece


Wilbur M. Smith
1894 – 1976

“Athens knew about everything that was knowable, except the most important things: she did not know God, she did not know what to do with her sins, she did not know where to find a life of peace and joy and victory, she had no hope, and she knew nothing of a life to come. That is exactly where men are today who have excluded God from their thinking, who deny the Bible to be a divine revelation, and who are stumbling and groping about in the twilight, or even deeper darkness, of the mind of fallen nature.” [1]

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[1] Wilbur M. Smith, Therefore Stand (Holliston, MA: W.A. Wilde, 1945), 265. Print.

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