As God did not at first choose you because you were high, He will not now forsake you because you are low.— John Flavel
Most Powerful God Forsaken quotations
To trust God in the light is nothing, but to trust him in the dark, that is faith.
Christ's own 'God-forsaken-ness' on the cross showed me where God is present where God had been present in those nights of deaths in the fire storms in Hamburg and where God would be present in my future whatever may come.
In the cross of Christ God is taking man dead-seriously so that he may open up for him the happy freedom of Easter. God takes upon himself the pain of negation and the God forsakenness of judgement to reconcile himself with his enemies and to give the godless fellowship with himself.
Don't ask God to guide your footsteps if you're not willing to move your feet.
There are times when I feel that he has withdrawn from me, and I have often given him cause, but Easter is always the answer to My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me!
Easter is always the answer to "My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me!"
The proud man is forsaken of God.
God sometimes removes people from your life to protect you. Don't run after them.
Most of the time I ask, "Why have I forsaken God?" I look at myself and ask that question when probably the better question is to say, "Where are you God, and I'll let you in." Instead of thinking that you've abandoned God, push yourself in the other direction like, "God, how can I get closer?"
Love masters agony; the soul that seemed Forsaken feels her present God again And in her Father's arms Contented dies away.
Intelligence, patriotism, Christianity, and a firm reliance on Him, who has never yet forsaken this favored land, are still competent to adjust, in the best way, all our present difficulty.
Nothing happens by accident. God is preparing you for great things.
What can we do about God, who makes and then breaks every god-forsaken, beautiful day?
Our God, the Great Spirit, seems also to have forsaken us.
Your God makes your people wax stronger every day. Soon they will fill all the land.
God felt, God tasted and enjoyed is indeed God, but God with those gifts which flatter the soul, God in darkness, in privation, in forsakenness, in sensibility, is so much God, that he is so to speak God bare and alone. Shall we fear this death, which is to produce in us the true divine life of grace?
God changes caterpillars into butterflies, sand into pearls and coal into diamonds using time and pressure. He's working on you too.
If Christ spent an anguished night in prayer, if He burst out from the Cross, 'My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?' then surely we are also permitted doubt. But we must move on. To choose doubt as a philosophy of life is akin to choosing immobility as a means of transportation.
Hey bands, you're all welcome to fly me to some exotic location and I'll record you there, Y'know that right? You don't have to come to this God forsaken place. Hope I can visit you all in Australia one of these days that would be hot! We'll talk again soon.
Brothers and sisters, white people will come in to chastise us.
But since we are no longer forsaken, and are the people of God, God will answer whatever they do of evil to us. I'm warning the government and I am warning General James Mattis, and all those who would kill us outside of the law of justice, that the God of justice will pay you back in full.
David didn't need to know Goliath's strength because he already knew God's.
Compassion is easily forsaken in the midst of prosperity, even when this prosperity is God given.
Betrayed by Judas, denied by Peter, abandoned by the eleven, forsaken by God.
Darkness, you get one hour. Then you die.
It's our God forsaken right to be loved, loved, loved.
What if you woke up today with only the things you thanked god for yesterday.
All mountain streets have streams to thread them, or deep grooves where a stream might run. You would do well to avoid that range uncomforted by singing floods. You will find it forsaken of most things but beauty and madness and death and God.
Are there times in our lives when we think we have been forsaken by God, or by our fellow men, or by our families? Those are moments when we have to turn to Christ and endure.
I am a Christian because of that moment on the cross when Jesus, drinking the very dregs of human bitterness, cries out, My God, my God, why hast thou forsaken me? (I know, I know: he was quoting the Psalms, and who quotes a poem when being tortured? The words aren’t the point. The point is he felt human destitution to its absolute degree; the point is that God is with us, not beyond us, in suffering.)
God gives every bird a worm, but does not throw it into the nest.
We must cast away everything which hinders us upon our road towards heaven – the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eye and the pride of life; the love of riches, pleasures and honors, the spirit of lukewarmness and carelessness and indifference about the things of God – all must be rooted out and forsaken if we are anxious for the prize. We must mortify the deeds of the body, we must crucify our affections for this world.
I turn, then, and look to the American people and to that God who has never forsaken them.
God-forsaken is beautiful, too.
Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.
To be cheerful when others are in despair, to keep the faith when others falter, to be true even when we feel forsaken—all of these are deeply desired outcomes during the deliberate, divine tutorials which God gives to us—because He loves us. These learning experiences must not be misread as divine indifference. Instead, such tutorials are a part of the divine unfolding.