An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
Prayer is a turning to God.
Yes, I am a Jew, and when the ancestors of the right honourable gentlemen were brutal savages in an unknown land, mine were priests in the Temple of Solomon.
Hope is such a beautiful word, but it often seems very fragile. Life is still being needlessly hurt and destroyed.
You may never have proof of your importance but you are more important than you think. There are always those who couldnít do without you. The rub is that you donít always know who.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Faith is the great cop-out, the great excuse to evade the need to think and evaluate evidence. Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.
But for me the sweetest contact with God has no form. I close my eyes, look within, and enter a deep soft silence. The infinity of God's creation embraces me.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
Though our feelings come and go, God's love for us does not.
The social principles of Christianity preach cowardice, self-contempt, abasement, submission, humility, in a word all the qualities of the canaille
There is nothing that wastes the body like worry, and one who has any faith in God should be ashamed to worry about anything whatsoever.
God is a circle whose center is everywhere and circumference nowhere.
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.