Every week I preach justification by faith to my people, because every week they forget it.— Martin Luther
Most Powerful Justifications quotations
We are saved by faith alone, but the faith that saves is never alone.
Power is when you have every justification to kill someone, and then you don't.
Force when aggressively applied is "violence" and is, therefore, morally unjustifiable, but when it is used in the furtherance of a legitimate cause, it has its moral justification. The elimination of force at all costs in Utopian.
It is impossible to call yourself a Christian and defend homosexuality.
There is no justification or acceptance of homosexuality... Homosexuality means the death of society because homosexuals can recruit, but they cannot reproduce.
Indifference to evil is more insidious than evil itself.
It is a silent justification affording evil acceptability in society.
The evidence of justification by faith is the ongoing work of sanctification through the Holy Spirit.
The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness.
There is no justification without sanctification, no forgiveness without renewal of life, no real faith from which the fruits of new obedience do not grow.
I take comfort in knowing that it was the shepherds to whom the angels appeared when they announced Christ's birth. Invariably throughout the course of history, God has appeared to people on the fringes. It's nice to find theological justification for your quirks.
By justification we are saved from the guilt of sin…by sanctification we are saved from the power and root of sin
Moral justification is a powerful disengagement mechanism.
Destructive conduct is made personally and socially acceptable by portraying it in the service of moral ends. This is why most appeals against violent means usually fall on deaf ears.
There is another side to chivalry. If it dispenses leniency, it may with equal justification invoke control.
There is no real justification for a requirement that a budget of any sort should be balanced, except as a rallying point for those who seek to hamstring government.
The Curse of poverty has no justification in our age.
..The time has come for us to civilize ourselves by the total, direct and immediate abolition of poverty.
If you do not put a difference between justification wrought by the Man Christ without, and sanctification wrought by the Spirit of Christ within, you are not able to divide the word aright; but contrariwise, you corrupt the word of God.
To create great work, here's how you must spend your time: 1% Inspiration 9% Perspiration 90% Justification
Adoption is the highest privilege that the gospel offers: higher even than justification.. . To be right with God the Judge is a great thing, but to be loved and cared for by God the Father is greater.
The law sends us to Christ to be justified, and Christ sends us to the law to be regulated.
People often say that humans have always eaten animals, as if this is a justification for continuing the practice. According to this logic, we should not try to prevent people from murdering other people, since this has also been done since the earliest of times.
I am not interested to know whether vivisection produces results that are profitable to the human race or doesn't...The pain which it inflicts upon unconsenting animals is the basis of my enmity toward it, and it is to me sufficient justification of the enmity without looking further.
She obeys me, but only because she wants to.
It's the only justification for obedience, Ged observed.
But in the first Gulf war the United Kingdom was not under any threat from Iraq, and is still less so in the second one. Then there is no justification for obstructing freedom of information, particularly as nations have a right to know what their soldiers are being used for.
We have a responsibility as a state to protect our most vulnerable citizens: our children, seniors, people with disabilities. That is our moral obligation. But there is an economic justification too - we all pay when the basic needs of our citizens are unmet.
In our time there are many artists who do something because it is new;
they see their value and their justification in this newness. They are deceiving themselves; novelty is seldom the essential. This has to do with one thing only; making a subject better from its intrinsic nature.
I love it when my justifications for avoiding housework are actually legitimate.
As the Internet breaks down the last justifications for a professional class of politicians, it also builds up the tools for replacing them.
You guys that worry about eating clean are actually merely bodybuilders looking for justification for your obsession with abs. You cannot get big and strong on 3000 kcal/day. And you cannot eat 7000/day and eat perfectly “clean”.
There is no justification for taking away individuals' freedom in the guise of public safety.
What is proposed herein is that we have no right, nor any ethical justification, for clearing land or using wilderness while we tread over lawns, create erosion, and use land inefficiently. Our responsibility is to put our house in order. Should we do so, there will never be any need to destroy wilderness.
Wages cannot be considered as a gift, because they are due to work, but God has given free grace to all men by the justification of faith.
Not until the creation and maintenance of decent conditions of life for all men are recognized and accepted as a common obligation of all men and all countries — not until then shall we, with a certain degree of justification, be able to speak of mankind as civilized.
And we, too, being called by His will in Christ Jesus, are not justified by ourselves, nor by our own wisdom, or understanding, or godliness, or works which we have wrought in holiness of heart; but by that faith through which, from the beginning, Almighty God has justified all men; to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
The justification of art is the internal combustion it ignites in the hearts of men and not its shallow, externalized, public manifestations.
We must not think that faith itself is the soul's rest;
it is only the means of it. We cannot find rest in any work or duty of our own, but we may find it in Christ, whom faith apprehends for justification and salvation.