Were women to "unsex" themselves by claiming equality with men, they would become the most hateful, heathen, and disgusting of beings and would surely perish without male protection.— Queen Victoria
Unforgettable Heathenism quotations
If anyone does not refrain from the love of money, he will be defiled by idolatry and so be judged as if he were one of the heathen.
A young man should ask himself not if it is his duty to go to the heathen, but if he may dare stay at home. The command is so plain: “Go.”
The natives are very exact and punctual in the bounds of their lands, belonging to this or that prince or people, even to a river, brook, &c. And I have known them make bargain and sale amongst themselves for a small piece or quantity of ground; notwithstanding a sinful opinion amongst many, that christians have right to heathen's lands.
Why this strange indifferences to missions? Why these scant contributions? Why does money fail to be forthcoming when approved men and women are asking to be sent to proclaim the “unsearchable riches of Christ” to the heathen?
Answering a student's question, 'Will the heathen who have not heard the Gospel be saved?' thus, 'It is more a question with me whether we, who have the Gospel and fail to give it to those who have not, can be saved.
they go and set up free-will with the heathen philosophers and say that a man's free will is the cause why God chooseth and not another, contrary to all scriptures.
Nobody had ever instructed him that a slave-ship, with a procession of expectant sharks in its wake, is a missionary institution, by which closely-packed heathen are brought over to enjoy the light of the Gospel.
Ignore their heathen prayers and help us blow those little bastards straight to Hell. Amen.
All my desire was the conversion of the heathen.
.. I declare, now I am dying, I would not have spent my life otherwise for the whole world.
The Christian is not obedient unless he is doing all in his power to send the Gospel to the heathen world.
There can be no fanatics in the cause of genuine liberty.
Fanaticism is excessive zeal. There may be, and have been fanatics in false religion; in the bloody religions of the heathen.
Religion has always been the picklock of imperialism.
Let them try to convert the heathens, and when they fail, we shall send in the French Navy to protect them and our political and commercial interests.
Seek each day to do or say something to further Christianity among the heathen.
Church membership was so important that Paul and Silas baptized the Philippian jailer into the membership of Christ's church at midnight with Paul's back still bloody from a beating! He did not even wait till morning! Identification with Christ's church is important; without it, one must be treated 'as a heathen and publican.'
Mere heathen morality, and not Jesus Christ, is preached in most of our churches.
If I be worthy, I live for my God to teach the heathen, even though they may despise me.
I didn't mind being unpopular at school, because everyone else was a heathen.
Heathenism is a state of mind. You can take it that I'm referring to one who does not see his world. He has no mental light. He destroys almost unwittingly. He cannot feel any Gods presence in his life. He is the 21st century man.
How glad the heathens would have been, That worship idols, wood and stone, If they the book God had seen.
Only a heathen would bring a gun to a sword fight.
' And only a moron would bring a sword to a gunfight.
I, myself, identify myself as a heathen.
I will imagine you Venus tonight and pray, pray, pray to your star like a Heathen.
I want to hear the chanting Around a heathen fire Of a strange black race.
It is the Holy Ghost in us that is everything, and the Father is willing to bestow Him upon the weakest if he will only ask in the spirit of implicit faith and entire self-surrender. My cry these days is for a Pentecost, first on myself and my missionary brethren, and then on the native Church, and then on the heathen at large.
I'm trying to champion the naturalist's worldview and show it's not as heathen as most religious people would make it out to be.
Here today we huddle tight As the darkest heathens might The snow falls chilly on our skin The snow is forcing its way in. Hush, snow, come in with us to dwell: We were thrown out by Heaven as well.
I tried to picture her in a class, any class, anywhere on campus, and failed miserably. I pictured her frolicking in a forest glade around some guy she'd just sacrificed to a heathen god. That image worked way better.
The gross heathenism of civilization has generally destroyed nature, and poetry, and all that is spiritual.
God has often given His people favor in the sight of heathen masters (as Joseph and Daniel), and has magnified the sufficiency of His grace by preserving their souls in the midst of the most unpromising environments. His saints are found in very unlikely places.
We must observe also, that among the heathen the names of poor men are more likely to be known than of rich. Now our Lord mentions the name of the poor, but not the name of the rich, because God knows and approves the humble, but not the proud.
Philosophers and common heathen believed one God, to whom all things were referred; but under this God they worshipped many inferior and subservient gods.
So stick up ivy and the bays, and then restore the heathen ways, green will remind you of the Spring, though this great day denies the thing, and mortifies the earth, and all, but your wild revels, and loose hall.
If we allow the consideration of heathen morality and heathen religion to absolve us from the duty of preaching the gospel we are really deposing Christ from His throne in our own souls.
The Christian missionary may preach the gospel to the poor naked heathen, but the spiritual heathen who populate Europe have as yet heard nothing of Christianity.