Whoever loves to meet God, God loves to meet him.
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.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
I had therefore to remove knowledge, in order to make room for belief.
A man's greatness is to be measured by his capacity for communion with others.
Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.
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.
Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
We tend to think of prayer, in spite of ourselves, in terms of profit and loss.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
Being spiritual has nothing to do with what you believe and everything to do with your state of consciousness.
Prayer is a turning to God.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
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.
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.
Sometimes the only way the good Lord can get into some hearts is to break them.
The great obstacle to the conversion of the modern world is the belief that religion has no intellectual significance; that it may be good for morals and satisfying to man's emotional needs, but that it corresponds to no objective reality.