Beautiful is the moment in which we understand that we are no more than an instrument of God; we live only as long as God wants us to live; we can only do as much as God makes us able to do; we are only as intelligent as God would have us be.— Oscar Romero
Gorgeous Instruments Of God quotations
To trust God in the light is nothing, but to trust him in the dark, that is faith.
For me, the different religions are beautiful flowers from the same garden, or they are branches of the same majestic tree. Therefore, they are equally true, though being received and interpreted through human instruments equally imperfect.
Do not have your concert first, and then tune your instrument afterwards.
Begin the day with the Word of God and prayer, and get first of all into harmony with Him.
Don't ask God to guide your footsteps if you're not willing to move your feet.
God doesn't need a lot to do a lot. All David had was five stones. And all David used was one.
God may allow us at times to hit rock bottom, to show us He's the rock-at the bottom.
God is not looking for extraordinary characters as His instruments, but He is looking for humble instruments through whom He can be honored throughout the ages.
God sometimes removes people from your life to protect you. Don't run after them.
Stop waiting for what you want, and start working what you've got.
Your greatest limitation is God's greatest opportunity.
The Immaculate alone has from God the promise of victory over Satan.
She seeks souls that will consecrate themselves entirely to her, that will become in her hands forceful instruments for the defeat of Satan and the spread of God's kingdom.
If God does nothing random, there must always be something to learn.
Your mind is your instrument. Learn to be its master and not its slave.
When God created you, He created a dream and wrapped a body around it.
Our prayers cannot force God to do anything, but He uses them as His own instruments to bring about His will.
You don't have to be in church service to worship, you can be in your own home.
You enhance your spirituality, through the instrument of worship, when you really connect with the invisible, almighty God.
What if you woke up today with only the things you thanked god for yesterday.
How is it possible that a being with such sensitive jewels as the eyes, such enchanted musical instruments as the ears, and such fabulous arabesque of nerves as the brain can experience itself anything less than a god.
Television is a gift of God, and God will hold those who utilize his divine instrument accountable to him.
No woman is a more vibrant instrument in the hands of the Lord than a woman of God who is thrilled to be who she is.
Nothing happens by accident. God is preparing you for great things.
Many of the white people [who] have been instruments in the hands of God for our good, even such as have held us in captivity, are now pleading our cause with earnestness and zeal.
You must embrace the Word of God as the most effective instrument for change.
God comes to each of us in the form we can best perceive Him.
To you, just now, He was a heron. To someone else, He might come as a flower or even a breeze.
God changes caterpillars into butterflies, sand into pearls and coal into diamonds using time and pressure. He's working on you too.
God is the ruler of history. His times are well chosen The Roman Empire was an instrument in his hand. And so are the nations of the modern world.
God never intended for us to simply be the objects of His love.
We are also called to be the instruments of that love in the lives of others.
Hard-earned achievement brings a sense of self-worth.
Work builds and refines character, creates beauty, and is the instrument of our service to one another and to God. A consecrated life is filled with work, sometimes repetitive, sometimes menial, sometimes unappreciated but always work that improves, orders, sustains, lifts, ministers, aspires.
David didn't need to know Goliath's strength because he already knew God's.
Remember: even the smallest drop of God's strength is more than enough to cover our frailties, our shortcomings, and the places where we deem ourselves weak.
While we are on the go, we need to stop between steps, to refocus on the Word and the will of God
In attempting to construct such (artificially intelligent) machines we should not be irreverently usurping His (God's) power of creating souls, any more than we are in the procreation of children,” Turing had advised. “Rather we are, in either case, instruments of His will providing mansions for the souls that He creates.
God gives every bird a worm, but does not throw it into the nest.
Karma is God's girlfriend.
The circumstances we ask God to CHANGE are often the circumstances God is using to CHANGE US.
The Bread that we need each day to grow in eternal life, makes of our will a docile instrument of the Divine Will; sets the Kingdom of God within us; gives us pure lips, and a pure heart with which to glorify his holy name
Prayer is when you talk to god, meditation is when god talks to you.
Real religion is not about being a Christian or a Jew or a Muslim.
Real religion is about loving God, & dedicating ones life to be an instrument of Gods compassion, kindness towards other living beings.
You are an instrument of God. Don't leave the instrument sitting in its case, my son. Play! Leave no part of your instrument unexplored. Why settle for 'Three Blind Mice' when you can can play the 'Gloria'? No, not Bach's 'Gloria.' Yours! Your 'Gloria' lives within you. The greatest sin is not finding it, ignoring what God made possible in you.
The art of life is to live in the present moment, and to make that moment as perfect as we can by the realization that we are the instruments and expression of God Himself.
Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.
We must not cast away riches which can benefit our neighbor.
Possessions were made to be possessed; goods are called goods because they do good, and they have been provided by God for the good of men: they are at hand and serve as the material, the instruments for a good use in the hand of him who knows how to use them.
Work builds and refines character, creates beauty, and is the instrument of our service to one another and to God.
God is kind, but he is not soft. He takes us firmly by the hand and leads us into a radical life change.
In our culture we have such respect for musical instruments, they are like part of God.