quote by J. Edgar Hoover

The flames of freedom which were lighted across this great land of ours in Thomas Jefferson's day have continued to burn with an intense and magnetic light for nearly 200 years. They have been fed by the spiritual fuel which abounds only in a land where an abiding faith in God and recognition of Him as the true Author of Liberty prevail.

— J. Edgar Hoover

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Abiding faith quote To trust God in the light is nothing, but to trust him in the dark, that is fait
To trust God in the light is nothing, but to trust him in the dark, that is faith.

And this is the time. It is the time for this land to become again a witness to the world for what is noble and just in human affairs. It is the time to live more with faith and less with fear- with an abiding confidence that can sweep away the strongest barriers between us and teach us that we truly are brothers and sisters.

Amidst the confusion of the times, the conflicts of conscience, and the turmoil of daily living, an abiding faith becomes an anchor to our lives.

Abiding faith quote Accept what is. Let go what was. Have faith in what will be.
Accept what is. Let go what was. Have faith in what will be.

Happiness is the sense that one matters.

Happiness is an abiding enthusiasm. Happiness is single-mindedness. Happiness is whole-heartedness. Happiness is a by-product. Happiness is faith.

True repentance is no light matter. It is a thorough change of heart about sin, a change showing itself in godly sorrow and humiliation - in heartfelt confession before the throne of grace - in a complete breaking off from sinful habits, and an abiding hatred of all sin. Such repentance is the inseparable companion of saving faith in Christ.


He that buildeth his nest upon a Divine promise shall find it abide and remain until he shall fly away to the land where promises are lost in fulfillments.

Abiding faith quote Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be.
Accept what is, let go of what was, and have faith in what will be.

Faith is the capacity of the soul to perceive the abiding, the invisible in the visible.

Let us hold fast to the iron rod. The Savior urged us to put our hand to the plow without looking back. In that spirit we are being asked to have humility and a deep and abiding faith in the Lord and to move forward-trusting in him, refusing to be diverted from our course, either by the ways of the world or the praise of the world.

Let us affectionately love His angels as counselors and defenders appointed by the Father and placed over us. They are faithful; they are prudent; they are powerful; Let us only follow them, let us remain close to them, and in the protection of the God of heaven let us abide.

Abiding faith quote When your vision is clear have faith and trust yourself even when you don't know
When your vision is clear have faith and trust yourself even when you don't know where your path is taking you.

My parents shared not only an improbable love, they shared an abiding faith in the possibilities of this nation. They would give me an African name, Barack, or blessed, believing that in a tolerant America your name is no barrier to success.


There is no abiding success without commitment.

Lord, enable us to search our hearts and humble ourselves before Thee.

Oh, for a closer walk with God, more faith, more sincerity, more earnestness, and more love. I must study more the Word of God. 'If ye abide in Me, and My words abide in you, ask whatsoever ye will, and it shall be done unto you.' The Master said so, and His words are true.

Abiding faith quote All you need is faith, trust and a little pixie dust.
All you need is faith, trust and a little pixie dust.

Faith considers that its precariousness and its finiteness are but the womb in which it abides, moving toward the plenitude and fullness of the eternity which it desires and believes in and which revelation opens to it.

I believe, with abiding conviction, that this people-nurtured by their deep faith, tutored by their hard lessons, moved by their high aspirations-have the will to meet the trials that these times impose.

It is the abiding faith of mortals that mortality is a temporary condition.

Abiding faith quote Sometimes your only available transportation is a leap of faith.
Sometimes your only available transportation is a leap of faith.

How can we hope to retain our freedom through the generations if we fail to teach our young that our liberty springs from an abiding faith in our Creator?

And now abide faith, hope and love; these three, but the greatest of these is love. Corinthians 13:13

Untested faith was rarely strong. Deep, abiding faith was tempered through fire.

Abiding faith quote Faith is realizing you always get what you need.
Faith is realizing you always get what you need.

Hollywood is a place where if you abide by the rules and laws, you can get depressed. That's why faith and spirituality is a higher law.

A soul so pitiably forlorn, If such do on this earth abide, May season apathy with scorn, May turn indifference to pride; And still be not unblest- compared With him who grovels, self-debarred From all that lies within the scope Of holy faith and christian hope; Or, shipwrecked, kindles on the coast False fires, that others may be lost.


For health and the constant enjoyment of life, give me a keen and ever present sense of humor; it is the next best thing to an abiding faith in providence.

Abiding faith quote Don't dig up in doubt what you planted in faith.
Don't dig up in doubt what you planted in faith.
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Ours is an abiding faith in the cause of human freedom. We know it is God's cause.

When I was a child, I spoke like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child; when I became an adult, I put an end to childish ways. For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then we will see face to face. Now I know only in part; then I will know fully, even as I have been fully known. And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; and the greatest of these is love.

I have an abiding faith in the fact that time will change the value of photographs. What you see today may be so familiar to everyone that they don't immediately appreciate or value it.

Abiding faith quote Sometimes the thing that is holding you back is all in your head.
Sometimes the thing that is holding you back is all in your head.

Progress will march if we hold an abiding faith in the intelligence, the initiative, the character, the courage, and the divine touch in the individual. We can safeguard these ends if we give to each individual that opportunity for which the spirit of America stands.


Thou, Everlasting Strength, hast set Thyself forth to bear our burdens.

May we bear Thy cross, and bearing that; find there is nothing else to bear; and touching that cross, find that instead of taking away our strength, it adds thereto. Give us faith for darkness, for trouble, for sorrow, for bereavement, for disappointment; give us a faith that will abide though the earth itself should pass away--a faith for living, a faith for dying.

My abiding faith in the American people is undiminished.

That's still what drives me every single day.

Abiding faith quote Faith is taking the first step, even when you don't see the whole staircase.
Faith is taking the first step, even when you don't see the whole staircase.

We need to commit to serve the Lord and our communities with the same diligence and faith that the pioneers had. We must ever be on our guard that we do not become casual in keeping God's commandments, in abiding by His laws, and in being honest and trustworthy in all that we do.

No religion has a separate God showering grace only on those who profess to abide by that faith.

Two conflicting forces cannot exist in one human heart.

When doubt reigns, faith cannot abide. Where hatred rules, love is crowded out. Where selfishness rules, there love cannot dwell. When worry is present, trust cannot crowd its way in.

Abiding faith quote Whatever is yours will always come back to you.
Whatever is yours will always come back to you.

Settle this in your heart: Whether I am up or down, the Lord Jesus is the same.

Whether I sing or sigh, the promise is true and the Promiser is faithful. Whether I stand on the summit or am hidden in the vale the covenant stands fast and everlasting love abides.

Our liberty springs from and depends upon an abiding faith in God.

If you abide in the love of Christ, rooted in the faith, you will encounter, even amid setbacks and suffering, the source of true happiness and joy. Faith does not run counter to your highest ideals; on the contrary, it elevates and perfects those ideals. Dear young people, do not be satisfied with anything less than Truth and Love, do not be content with anything less than Christ.

When you believe God is who he says he is, when you hang onto him and his Word in faith, his truth sets you free.6 The truth you store up in silence comes back to you in the storm, and it lifts you away as on a life raft from the fears and disappointments that would otherwise pull you under. When you abide in his Word, he abides in you.

The hope that God has provided for you is not merely a wish.

Neither is it dependent on other people, possessions, or circumstances for its validity. Instead, biblical hope is an application of your faith that supplies a confident expectation in God's fulfillment of His promises. Coupled with faith and love, hope is part of the abiding characteristics in a believer's life.

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