God sleeps in the rock, dreams in the plant, stirs in the animal, and awakens in man.
We may be surprised at the people we find in heaven. God has a soft spot for sinners. His standards are quite low.
Preach the Gospel at all times, and when necessary, use words.
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.
Yes I am with you always, until the very end of time
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.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
Prayer is a turning to God.
The modern dilemma is essentially a spiritual one, and every one of its main aspects, moral, political and scientific, brings us back to the need of a religious solution.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
When you pray for anyone you tend to modify your personal attitude toward him.
Everyone who has ever built anywhere a 'new heaven' first found the power thereto in his own hell.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
The whole secret of existence is to have no fear. Never fear what will become of you, depend on no one. Only the moment you reject all help are you freed.
The higher animals are in a sense drawn into Man when he loves them and makes them (as he does) much more nearly human than they would otherwise be.
Do not let Sunday be taken from you If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.
Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace. Where these is hatred, let me sow love.
There is a God shaped vacuum in the heart of every man which cannot be filled by any created thing, but only by God, the Creator, made known through Jesus.
We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.
Though wrong gratifies in the moment, good yields its gifts over a lifetime.