Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.
Split a piece of wood and I am there.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
God is not willing to do everything, and thus take away our free will and that share of glory which belongs to us
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
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.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
In a world filled with hate, we must still dare to hope. In a world filled with anger, we must still dare to comfort. In a world filled with despair, we must still dare to dream. And in a world filled with distrust, we must still dare to believe.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
I have been all things unholy. If God can work through me, He can work through anyone.
Live simply, love generously, care deeply, speak kindly, leave the rest to God.
To withdraw is not to run away - and to stay is no wise action - when there's more reason to fear than to hope.
Spiritual progress is like a detoxification
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.