Quotes About Presence Of God

Quotes tagged as "presence-of-god" (showing 1-16 of 16)
“I live in the faith that there is a Presence and Power greater than I am that nurtures and supports me in ways I could not even imagine. I know that this Presence is All knowing and All Power and is Always right where I am”
Ernest Holmes

Brother Lawrence
“O my God, since thou art with me, and i must now, in obedience to thy commands, apply my mind to these outward things, i beseech thee to grant me the grace to continue in thy presence; and to this end do thou prosper me with thy assistance, receive all my works, and possess all my affections." (Bro. Lawrence implored His grace and offered to Him all his actions).”
Brother Lawrence

Peter Kreeft
“Most theists are deists most of the time, in practice if not in theory. They practice the absence of God instead of the presence of God.”
Peter Kreeft, Jesus-Shock

E'yen A. Gardner
“In our stillness, we acknowledge God's greatness and we are at peace in our life. Stillness saturates us in the Presence of God.”
E'yen A. Gardner, Humbly Submitting to Change - The Wilderness Experience

Watchman Nee
“I must first have the sense of God's possession of me before I can have the sense of His presence with me.”
Watchman Nee, The Normal Christian Life

Amit Ray
“The reason that some people could not find God is because they search God in dead things. They are almost ignorant about the presence of the living God.”
Amit Ray

Bernard of Clairvaux
“Jesus the very thought of Thee
With sweetness fills my breast;
But sweeter far Thy face to see,
And in Thy presence rest.”
Bernard of Clairvaux

“I do not live in the present ... I AM the present.”
Paul Palnik

Lailah Gifty Akita
“The Lord will never forsake you. His presence is always with you everywhere you may go.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

“Our play is not something separate from our spirituality; it is itself a sign of the presence of God in the world.”
Ken Shigematsu, God in My Everything: How an Ancient Rhythm Helps Busy People Enjoy God

R. Alan Woods
“It takes practice to become proficient at something. Practicing the presence of God will make us good at it.”
R. Alan Woods, The Journey Is The Destination: A Photo Journal

J.R. Rim
“Life is a dash.
Pause in the present.
Enjoy this moment.”
J.R. Rim

David Brazzeal
“Praise is the portal to the presence of God.”
David Brazzeal, Pray Like a Gourmet: Creative Ways to Feed Your Soul

Mark Buchanan
“Silence is the room we create for the searching of God, where we hear His voice and follow.”
Mark Buchanan, Your God is Too Safe

Mark Buchanan
“That’s why we need to practice the presence of God: Not just to acknowledge in some philosophical way that God is present, but to rehearse, to repeat, to work and rework our knowledge that even though we don’t see Him and sometimes don’t feel Him, He is there. He is here. When we practice the presence of God, we train ourselves to desire His presence—to resist our temptation to flee Him. We also train ourselves to experience His presence—to resist our temptation to think that He flees us. In other words, the practice of the presence of God helps us to live between the temptations of Jonah bound for Tarshish and John bound in prison. Jonah is the prophet who wants to abandon God. John is the prophet who feels abandoned by God.”
Mark Buchanan, Your God is Too Safe

Lindsey O'Connor
“[..] I sensed it was finally safe to ask the question without seeming like an ingrate. God? Where were you? For 107 days where were you? Where were you in my unconsciousness and where were you in that hospital room when I wanted to feel your presence with fireworks and explosions of emotions and supernatural palpability? Where were you, God? [...] I was there, my child, [...] I was the peace, I was the breath, I was the comfort.”
Lindsey O'Connor, The Long Awakening, a memoir

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