quote by Oscar Romero

We are workers, not master builders, ministers, not messiahs. We are prophets of a future not our own.

— Oscar Romero

Glamorous Messiah quotations

When you say, 'I am a Christian,' you are saying, 'I am mashiach,' in the Hebrew. I am a little messiah walking on earth, in other words. That is a shocking revelation. ...May I say it like this? You are a little god on earth running around

Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself.

John the Baptist was supposed to point the way to the Christ.

He was just the voice, not the Messiah. So everybodys calling has dignity to it and God seems to know better than we do what is in us that needs to be called forth.

All religions, with their gods, their demigods, and their prophets, their messiahs and their saints, were created by the credulous fancy of men who had not attained the full development and full possession of their faculties.

Daniel was in the greatest credit amongst the Jews, till the reign of the Roman Emperor Hadrian . And to reject his prophecies, is to reject the Christian religion. For this religion is founded upon his prophecy concerning the Messiah .

God is the one who satisfies the passion for justice, the longing for spirituality, the hunger for relationship, the yearning for beauty. And God, the true God, is the God we see in Jesus of Nazareth, Israel's Messiah, the world's true Lord.

Blessed are the destroyers of false hope, for they are the true Messiahs - Cursed are the god-adorers, for they shall be shorn sheep!

Jesus not only understood Himself to be the promised Messiah, He also says and does things throughout the Gospels that make it clear He understood Himself to be God incarnate.

God is a God of motion, of movement, and of mission.

.. Mission is not an activity of the church but an attribute of God. God is a missionary God, Jesus is a missionary Messiah, and the Spirit is a missionary Spirit. Missions is the family business.

The Old Testament contains over 300 references to the Messiah that were fulfilled in Jesus Christ. Computations using the science of probability on just 8 of these prophecies show the chance that someone could have fulfilled all 8 prophecies is 10 (to the 17th power), or 1 in 100 quadrillion.

When you die and go to heaven our maker is not going to ask, 'why didn't you discover the cure for such and such? why didn't you become the Messiah?' The only question we will be asked in that precious moment is 'why didn't you become you?'

A poor girl may have an illusion that a prince will come and fetch her home.

It is possible, some such cases have occurred. That the Messiah will come and found a golden age is much less probable.

If this be the Messiah, then I do not wish to see his coming

Poetry, my dear friends, is a sacred incarnation of a smile.

Poetry is a sigh that dries the tears. Poetry is a spirit who dwells in the soul, whose nourishment is the heart, whose wine is affection. Poetry that comes not in this form is a false messiah.

Obama is correct in saying that the world is ready for someone like him - a messiah-like figure, charismatic and glib... The Bible calls that leader the Antichrist. And it seems apparent that the world is now ready to make his acquaintance.

The Good News borne by our risen Messiah who chose not one race, who chose not one country, who chose not one language, who chose not one tribe, who chose all of humankind!

One of his students asked Buddha, "Are you the Messiah?" "No," answered Buddha.

"Then are you a healer?" "No," Buddha replied. "Then are you a teacher?" the student persisted. "No, I am not a teacher." "Then what are you?" asked the student exasperated. "I am awake," Buddha replied.

Jesus Messiah, name above all names, blessed Redeemer, Emmanuel, the rescue for sinners, the ransom from Heaven, Jesus Messiah, Lord of all.

Your only obligation in any lifetime is to be true to yourself.

Being true to anyone else or anything else is not only impossible, but the mark of a fake messiah.

The simplest questions are the most difficult.

I keep hearing in my head "you are the Messiah, you are the Messiah.

" I think there's something wrong with my headphones.

There is no such thing as a problem without a gift.

I was not a messiah, but an ordinary man who had become a leader because of extraordinary circumstances.

If another Messiah was born he could hardly do so much good as the printing-press.

The titles of Jesus (son of God, messiah, light of the world, etc.

) are not found in the earliest layer of tradition and are not part of self proclamation of Jesus. This does not make them wrong. Rather, they are the voice of the community, statements about what people around Jesus thought of him.

We need no messiah and no sterile conception of a god menacing us with hell and purgatory.

I would say that if you don't believe that Jesus of Nazareth was the Christ and Messiah, and that he rose again from the dead and by his sacrifice our sins are forgiven, you're really not in any meaningful sense a Christian.

I don't really think that writers, even great writers, are prophets, or sages, or Messiah-like figures; writing is a lonely, sedentary occupation and a touch of megalomania can be comforting around five on a November afternoon when you haven't seen anybody all day.

The Old Testament teems with prophecies of the Messiah, but nowhere is it intimated that that Messiah is to stand as a God to be worshipped. He is to bring peace on earth, to build up the waste places--to comfort the broken-hearted, but nowhere is he spoken of as a deity.

If another Messiah was born he could hardly do so much good as the printing-press.

If anybody didn't have a messiah complex, it was Jesus.

Remember where you came from, where you're going, and why you created this mess you got yourself into in the first place.

You are the instruments that God is gonna use to bring about universal change, and that is why Barack has captured the youth. And he has involved young people in a political process that they didn't care anything about. That's a sign. When the Messiah speaks, the youth will hear, and the Messiah is absolutely speaking.

I think the Messianic concept, which is the Jewish offering to mankind, is a great victory. What does it mean? It means that history has a sense, a meaning, a direction; it goes somewhere, and necessarily in a good direction--the Messiah.

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