quote by D. James Kennedy

Tolerance is the last virtue of a depraved society. When you have an immoral society that has blatantly, proudly, violated all of the commandments of God, there is one last virtue they insist upon: tolerance for their immorality.

— D. James Kennedy

Strong Commandments Of God quotations

Commandments of god 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.

On the question of relating to our fellowman - our neighbor's spiritual need transcends every commandment. Everything else we do is a means to an end. But love is an end already, since God is love.

We have staked the whole future of our new nation, not upon the power of government; far from it. We have staked the future of all our political constitutions upon the capacity of each of ourselves to govern ourselves according to the moral principles of the Ten Commandments.

Commandments of god quote Leadership is not about being in charge. Leadership is about taking care of thos

Leadership is not about being in charge. Leadership is about taking care of those in your charge.

Waiting for God is not laziness. Waiting for God is not the abandonment of effort. Waiting for God means, first, activity under command; second, readiness for any new command that may come; third, the ability to do nothing until the command is given.

Further, Take heed that you faithfully perform the business you have to do in the world, from a regard to the commands of God; and not from an ambitious desire of being esteemed better than others.

Though we are commanded to 'wash ourselves', to 'cleanse ourselves from sins', to 'purge ourselves from all our iniquities', yet to imagine that we can do these things by our own efforts is to trample on the cross and grace of Jesus Christ. Whatever God works in us by his grace, he commands us to do as our duty. God works all in us and by us.

Commandments of god quote God sometimes removes people from your life to protect you. Don't run after them

God sometimes removes people from your life to protect you. Don't run after them.

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Socialism violates at least three of the Ten Commandments: It turns government into God, it legalizes thievery and it elevates covetousness. Discussions of income inequality, after all, aren't about prosperity but about petty spite. Why should you care how much money I make, so long as you are happy?

The true meaning of love one's neighbor is not that it is a command from God which we are to fulfill, but that through it and in it we meet God.

Our faith teaches that there is no safer reliance than upon the God of our fathers who has so singularly favored the American people in every national trial and who will not forsake us so long as we obey His commandments and walk humbly in His footsteps

Commandments of god quote Don't ask God to guide your footsteps if you're not willing to move your feet.

Don't ask God to guide your footsteps if you're not willing to move your feet.

Happiness is the object and design of our existence;

and will be the end thereof, if we pursue the path that leads to it; and this path is virtue, uprightness, faithfulness, holiness, and keeping all the commandments of God.

Happiness is the object and design of our existence;

and will be the end thereof, if we pursue the path that leads to it; and this path is virtue, uprightness, faithfulness, holiness, and keeping all the commandments of God.

The most important of all the commandments of God is that one that you are having the most difficulty keeping today.

Commandments of god quote What if you woke up today with only the things you thanked god for yesterday.

What if you woke up today with only the things you thanked god for yesterday.

Each of you knows that the foundation of our faith is charity.

Without it, our religion would crumble. We will never be truly Catholic unless we conform our entire lives to the two commandments that are the essence of the Catholic faith: to love the Lord, our God, with all our strength, and to love our neighbor as ourselves.

The great test of life is to see whether we will hearken to and obey God's commands in the midst of the storms of life.

Real love is demanding. I would fail in my mission if I did not clearly tell you so. For it was Jesus - our Jesus himself - who said: 'You are my friends if you do what I command you'. Love demands effort and a personal commitment to the will of God. It means discipline and sacrifice, but it also means joy and human fulfilment.

Commandments of god quote Nothing happens by accident. God is preparing you for great things.

Nothing happens by accident. God is preparing you for great things.

There is no inconsistency in God's commanding us not to take upon ourselves what belongs to Him alone. For to execute vengeance belongs to none but Him who is Lord of all; for when the powers of the world rightly accomplish this end, God himself does it who appointed them for the purpose.

Unless you have already put God first, for example, what you will have to do to be financially secure, impress other people, or fulfill your desires will invariably lead you against God's wishes. That is why the first of the Ten Commandments, “You shall have no gods who take priority over me,” is the first of the Ten Commandments.

And I will ask the Father, and He shall give you another Paraclete, seeing He saith this of the Holy Spirit, Whom except we have, we can neither love God, nor keep His commandments?

Commandments of god quote God changes caterpillars into butterflies, sand into pearls and coal into diamon

God changes caterpillars into butterflies, sand into pearls and coal into diamonds using time and pressure. He's working on you too.

What God requires of us he himself works in us, or it is not done.

He that commands faith, holiness, and love, creates them by the power of his grace going along with his word, that he may have all the praise.

When a faith-healer commands God to perform a miracle, in the absence of a prayer that says, 'Thy will be done,' it is, as far as I am concerned, the most rank form of arrogance . . . The faith-healer Bosworth once said that faith makes God act. If you follow that line of reasoning God is in His heaven, but Bosworth rules the world!

You know a constellation of imperishable values.

Live by the mighty truth and power of God. Live above the sludge of a sick society. Live among dispirited humans as the vanguard of peace and good news. Remember, our Commander in Chief has no use for tin soldiers.

Commandments of god quote David didn't need to know Goliath's strength because he already knew God's.

David didn't need to know Goliath's strength because he already knew God's.

O that unbelievers would learn of faithful Abraham, and believe whatever is revealed from God, though they cannot fully comprehend it! Abraham knew God commanded him to offer up his son, and therefore believed, notwithstanding carnal reasoning might suggest may objections.

Whatever situation you are in, right now, take the authority of Jesus and begin to command that devil out of your life! That cage of infirmity/ setback/ poverty - BE OPENED, in the name of Jesus Christ!

My own great-grandfather, who said simply enough, "No wicked man could write such a book as this; and no good man would write it unless it were true and he were commanded of God to do so.

Commandments of god quote God gives every bird a worm, but does not throw it into the nest.

God gives every bird a worm, but does not throw it into the nest.

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And the first commandment of feminism is: I am woman;

thou shalt not tolerate strange gods who assert that women have capabilities or often choose roles that are different from men's.

If you desire the spirit of God you must keep the commandments of God.

Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man. For God shall bring every work into judgment, with every secret thing, whether it be good, or whether it be evil.

Commandments of god quote Prayer is when you talk to god, meditation is when god talks to you.

Prayer is when you talk to god, meditation is when god talks to you.

God's command 'Go ye, and preach the gospel to every creature' was the categorical imperative. The question of personal safety was wholly irrelevant.

The religious persecution of the ages has been done under what was claimed to be the command of God.

Preaching the gospel without the Holy Spirit is to miss the entire point of the command of Jesus Christ for our era. In the area of "Christian activities" or "Christian service," how we are doing it is at least as important as what we are doing.

Commandments of god quote Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better i

Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.

To be commanded to love God at all, let alone in the wilderness, is like being commanded to be well when we are sick, to sing for joy when we are dying of thirst, to run when our legs are broken. But this is the first and great commandment nonetheless. Even in the wilderness - especially in the wilderness - you shall love him.

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.

If I had not obeyed that command of God, concerning plural marriage, I believe that I would have been damned.

Young people, if you honor your fathers, you will love them, respect them, confide in them, be considerate of them, express appreciation for them, and demonstrate all of these things by following their counsel in righteousness and by obeying the commandments of God.

Our obedience to God’s commandments comes as a natural outgrowth of our endless love and gratitude for the goodness of God.

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