quote by John Calvin

Our assurance, our glory, and the sole anchor of our salvation are that Christ the Son of God is ours, and we in turn are in him sons of God and heirs of the Kingdom of Heaven, called to the hope of eternal blessedness by God's grace, not by our worth.

— John Calvin

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A believer longs after God, to come into his presence, to feel his love, to feel near to him in secret, to feel in the crowd that he is nearer than all the creatures. Ah! dear brethren, have you ever tasted this blessedness? There is greater rest and solace to be found in the presence of God for one hour than in an eternity of the presence of man.

My mother told me I was blessed, and I have always taken her word for it.

Being born of - or reincarnated from - royalty is nothing Like being blessed. Royalty is inherited from another human being; blessedness comes from God.

That which draws us by its mystical force;

what every created thing, even the very stones, feels with absolute certainty as the center of its being... is the force of love. Christians call this "eternal blessedness." It is a necessity of man for growth and joy.

It is blessedness for yourself and others if you are happy.

The purposes of God point to one simple end-that we should be as he is, think the same thoughts, mean the same things, possess the same blessedness.

Do good under all circumstances, but with no care for any profit, or any blessedness, or any damnation, or any salvation, or any martyrdom; but all you do or omit should be for the honor of Love.

Full surely there is a blessedness beyond the grave for those who have already entered on it here, and in no other form than that wherein they know it here, at any moment.

Cultivate prompt, exact, unquestioning, joyous obedience to every command that it is evident from its context applies to you. Be on the lookout for new orders from your King. Blessing lies in the direction of obedience to them. God's commands are but signboards that mark the road to present success and blessedness and to eternal glory.

Blessed is he who has found his work; let him ask no other blessedness.

Ordinary human love results in misery. Love for God brings blessedness.

Blessedness consists in the accomplishment of our desires, and in our having only regular desires.

Modern science has as its object as little pain as possible, as long a life as possible - hence a sort of eternal blessedness, but of a very limited kind in comparison with the promises of religion.

When the people stare at the sky and dream of blessedness, or when they quiver with fear for hell after death, their eyes get blinded so they can't see their own right of primogeniture.

God does not discipline us to subdue us, but to condition us for a life of usefulness and blessedness.

True blessedness consisteth in a good life and a happy death.

The essential elements of giving are power and love - activity and affection - and the consciousness of the race testifies that in the high and appropriate exercise of these is a blessedness greater than any other.

There is in man a higher than love of happiness;

he can do without happiness, and instead thereof find blessedness.

Remorse is virtue's root; its fair increase is fruits of innocence and blessedness.

Blessedness is not the reward of virtue but virtue itself.

One should always look to the end of everything, how it will finally come out.

For the god has shown blessedness to many only to overturn them utterly in the end.

Ceremonies are no aid to blessedness.

Rapt into still communion that transcends The imperfect offices of prayer and praise, His mind was a thanksgiving to the power That made him; it was blessedness and love!

Sorrow is only one of the lower notes in the oratorio of our blessedness.

I am blessed beyond the realms of blessedness, and easily the greatest pleasure is giving it away

And he sang to them, now in the Elven tongue, now in the speech of the West, until their hearts, wounded with sweet words, overflowed, and their joy was like swords, and they passed in thought out to regions where pain and delight flow together and tears are the very wine of blessedness.

We ourselves can die with comfort and even with joy if we know that death is but a passport to blessedness, that this intellect, freed from all material chains, shall rise and shine.

How do you know what possibilities lie behind that degradation on the surface? You know but little of that which is within you. For behind you is the ocean of infinite power and blessedness.

Blessedness is within us all.

A poem is an invocation, rebellious return to the blessedness of beginning again, wandering free in pure process of forgetting and finding.

Man's highest blessedness, In wisdom chiefly stands;

And in the things that touch upon the Gods, 'Tis best in word or deed To shun unholy pride; Great words of boasting bring great punishments, And so to grey-haired age Teach wisdom at the last.

Heaven is endless longing, accompanied with an endless fruition-a longing which is blessedness, a longing which is life.

Little do ye know your own blessedness;

for to travel hopefully is a better thing than to arrive, and the true success is to labour.

Concerning perfect blessedness which consists in a vision of God.

This Sunday School has been of help to me, greater perhaps than any other force in my Christian life, and I can ask no better things for you than that you, and all that shall come after you in this great band of workers for Christ, shall receive the same measure of blessedness which I have been permitted to have.

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