Religious Faith Quotes

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Friedrich Nietzsche
“Doubt as sin. — Christianity has done its utmost to close the circle and declared even doubt to be sin. One is supposed to be cast into belief without reason, by a miracle, and from then on to swim in it as in the brightest and least ambiguous of elements: even a glance towards land, even the thought that one perhaps exists for something else as well as swimming, even the slightest impulse of our amphibious nature — is sin! And notice that all this means that the foundation of belief and all reflection on its origin is likewise excluded as sinful. What is wanted are blindness and intoxication and an eternal song over the waves in which reason has drowned.”
Friedrich Nietzsche, Daybreak: Thoughts on the Prejudices of Morality

Charles Haddon Spurgeon
“it seemed as if hell were put into His cup; He seized it, and at one tremendous draught of love, He drank damnation dry.”
Charles Spurgeon

Charlotte Brontë
“We should acknowledge God merciful, but not always for us comprehensible.”
Charlotte Brontë, Villette

“The Weaver

My life is but a weaving
between my Lord and me;
I cannot choose the colors
He worketh steadily.

Oft times He weaveth sorrow
And I, in foolish pride,
Forget He sees the upper,
And I the underside.

Not til the loom is silent
And the shuttles cease to fly,
Shall God unroll the canvas
And explain the reason why.

The dark threads are as needful
In the Weaver's skillful hand,
As the threads of gold and silver
In the pattern He has planned.”
Benjamin Malachi Franklin

John C. Polkinghorne
“If we are seeking to serve the God of truth then we should really welcome truth from whatever source it comes. We shouldn’t fear the truth. Some of it will be from science, obviously, but by no means all of it. It will sometimes by perplexing, how this bit of truth relates to that bit of truth; we know that within science itself often enough and we find it outside of science as well. The crucial thing is to be honest.”
John Polkinghorne

“Generosity is to help a deserving person without his request, and if you help him after his
request, then it is either out of self-respect or to avoid rebuke.”
Hazrat Ali ibn Abu-Talib

Larry Crabb
“I find it much easier to counsel than to be counseled, to reach out to a friend in my small group who is feeling insercure than to reveal my own inseurity. The truth is we don't much like being dependent. We don't enjoy admitting how depeately we long for someone's kindness and involvement. It's so humbling.”
Larry Crabb

Larry Crabb
“The problem sincere Christians have with God often comes down to a wrong understanding of what this life is meant to provide.”
Larry Crabb

Larry Crabb
“I hear Jesus telling us to stop negotiating with Him, to stop offering something we think we have in exchange for His blessings.”
Larry Crabb

Sage Steadman
“She had walked to the brink, abandoning all belief, and just before the bitter end, she was pulled from the abyss by faith.”
Sage Steadman, Upon Destiny's Song

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Thank you Heavenly Father. You heard my petition. You have answered my plea.
May your name be glorified and be praised.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Sunshine Rodgers
“If God wants to move me, then I go! Yes, I am scared. Yes, I doubt. Yes, I am afraid things will crumble around me. Yes, I know this will be tough and this stress will sometimes seem unbearable. Yes, I know life will never be the same. But God wants to use ME! I am not saying no. I have my call. I must go!”
Sunshine Rodgers, This Is My Heaven

Lailah Gifty Akita
“No human being should be maltreated under any circumstances. We are all wonderful creation of God. May we affectionately love one another.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Theiska Castillo Medina
“La fe y el amor son el conjunto perfecto para recibir el abrazo de Dios diariamente en nuestras vidas”
Theiska Castillo Medina, Se Fijó en mí

Christopher Hitchens
“The connection between religious faith and mental disorder is, from the viewpoint of the tolerant and the "multicultural," both very obvious and highly unmentionable.”
Christopher Hitchens

John H.D. Lucy
“Even if a man spends his life staring at shadows, he will still know where the sun is.”
John H.D. Lucy

Lailah Gifty Akita
“The Lord is God.
God is Holy.”
Lailah Gifty Akita, Pearls of Wisdom: Great mind

Annika Thor
“They don't need our prayers. They need food and warm clothes!"
"We all need prayers," Aunt Marta placates her [Stephie].
"What kind of prayers will these be?" Stephie asks. "For Jesus Christ to come back to earth and make five loaves and two fishes be enough for all the Jews in Theresienstadt?”
Annika Thor

Noorilhuda
“For all the largesse of my mind’s colony where a vividly enflamed man would take off each of the precious stones and melt away the cast, his success ultimately lay in being nice to me, being nice to himself irrespective of the behavior of each; of being proud of me and of himself irrespective of worldly success; holding me in regard with an almost primitive sense of courage, irrespective of the purity of my body or spirit.”
Noorilhuda, The Governess

“Religious ideas generally are activated in people’s minds only situationally, and religious action, including the act of expressing religious beliefs or attitudes, mainly is bounded and situational.”
Mark Chaves

Annika Thor
“... I grieve the fact that there is so much hardness of the heart among people who ought to know what love of one's fellow man implies. But we must display patience and humility in the face of God."

from Deep Sea”
Annika Thor

Augustine of Hippo
“Trust the past to the mercy of God, the present to God’s love, and the future to God’s providence.”
Augustine

Karen Witemeyer
“It was Logan's job to live for God, and God's job to take care of the rest.”
Karen Witemeyer, More Than Meets the Eye

Abhijit Naskar
“Any religion that has to do with dogmas and doctrines, and does not evolve with time is only the most immature form of religion – it’s only the most barbarian form of religion.”
Abhijit Naskar, Let The Poor Be Your God

Reham Khan
“He would often taunt me for my religious beliefs, and for being rigid like a religious scholar. Maulana was his pet name for me. He had rather relaxed religious beliefs compared to most Pakistanis. He had only received religious guidance via a pir or spiritual teacher.”
Reham Khan, Reham Khan

“Prayer restores courage, through prayer we restore the dignity that was once undermined, in prayer we affirm victory through faith.”
Wayne Chirisa

“لماذا منذ الازل انا متدين ... لانني اعلم ان الله يحبني و يحبكم ! ... الله ... دين! هشام نيبر
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Why since time immemorial I am devout ... because I know that God loves me and loves you! ... God ... a religion! Hesham Nebr”
Hesham Nebr

“Life was a philosophical boxing ring. I was surrounded by adversaries, enemies and casualties. In this life's ring, I took every punch with a sharp sting. Our Heavenly Father, healed every wound and has spiritually set me free from captivity.”
Michelle Carter-Douglass, Behind These Closed Doors

Jacque Georgia
“You are either growing or dying; there is no such thing as stagnant." Copyright 2015”
Jacque Georgia, Live. Breathe. Do.: Inspiration Starts Here

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