Prayer doesn't change things - God changes things in answer to prayer.— John Calvin
Glamorous Religious Faith quotations
The less Holy Spirit we have, the more cake and coffee we need to keep the church going.
Religion is like a blind man looking in a black room for a black cat that isn't there, and finding it.
The voice you believe will determine the future you experience
Great moves of God are usually preceded by simple acts of obedience.
Apart from the cross, there is no other ladder by which we may get to heaven.
Holiness doesn't mean doing extraordinary things, but doing ordinary things with love and faith.
I will go anywhere and do anything in order to communicate the love of Jesus to those who do not know Him or have forgotten Him.
We must be faithful to the present moment or we will frustrate the plan of God for our lives.
The pure righteous do not complain of the dark, but increase the light;
they do not complain of evil, but increase justice; they do not complain of heresy, but increase faith; they do not complain of ignorance, but increase wisdom.
Hinduism is not just a faith. It is the union of reason and intuition that can not be defined but is only to be experienced. Evil and error are not ultimate. There is no Hell, for that means there is a place where God is not, and there are sins which exceed his love.
To have a faith, therefore, or a trust in anything, where God hath not promised, is plain idolatry, and a worshipping of thine own imagination instead of God.
Faith goes up the stairs that love has built and looks out the windows which hope has opened.
A kingdom man understands that God never said a godly life would be easy;
He just said it would be worth it.
My goal is to live the truly religious life, and express it in my music.
If you live it, when you play there's no problem because the music is part of the whole thing. To be a musician is really something. It goes very, very deep. My music is the spiritual expression of what I am - my faith, my knowledge, my being.
Nobody can take away from you those texts from the Bible which you have learned by heart.
My security as a Christian does not reside in the strength of my faith but in the indestructibili ty of my Savior.
Tonight, no matter what you're going through.
.. backtrack and remember all the places where God has been so faithful before in your life. And know. Know with assurance. And boldness. And confidence. He is the same faithful God.
It is the spectators, the people who are outside, looking at the tragedy, from whose ranks the skeptics come; it is not those who are actually in the arena and who know suffering from the inside. Indeed, the fact is that it is the world's greatest sufferers who have produced the most shining examples of unconquerable faith.
We are to love God for Himself, because of a twofold reason;
nothing is more reasonable, nothing more profitable.
As believers, you don't need to pray for a new heart, you need to pray for a new head.
If I embrace who I am it will open doors not shut them.
If your faith won't fit in the door that opens then I argue do not walk through that door. The door that God has opened for you will fit your faith.
Absolute atheism starts in an act of faith in reverse gear and is a full-blown religious commitment. Here we have the first internal inconsistency of contemporary atheism: it proclaims that all religion must necessarily vanish away, and it is itself a religious phenomenon.
Remember who you are and whose you are.
Christianity is not a message which has to be believed, but an experience of faith that becomes a message.
The Bible in the memory is better than the Bible in the book case.
The day will come when the mystical generation of Jesus, by the Supreme Being as his father, in the womb of a virgin, will be classed with the fable of the generation of Minerva in the brain of Jupiter.
Let us therefore give ourselves to God with a great desire to begin to live thus, and beg Him to destroy in us the life of the world of sin, and to establish His life within us.
As soon as I came to believe there was a God, I understood that I could not do otherwise than live only for him.
Be faithful, be vigilant, be untiring in your efforts to break every yoke, and let the oppressed go free. Come what may - cost what it may - inscribe on the banner which you unfurl to the breeze, as your religious and political motto - "NO COMPROMISE WITH SLAVERY! NO UNION WITH SLAVEHOLDERS
Bill Maher is right to condemn religious practices that violate fundamental human rights. Religious communities must do more to counter extremist interpretations of their faith. But failing to recognize that religion is embedded in culture — and making a blanket judgment about the world’s second largest religion — is simply bigotry.
Faith is universal. Our specific methods for understanding it are arbitrary. Some of us pray to Jesus, some of us go to Mecca, some of us study subatomic particles. In the end we are all just searching for truth, that which is greater than ourselves.
God's part is to put forth power; our part is to put forth faith.
If I have to change my religious beliefs, I would not marry the person that I love because the first person that I love is God, who created me. And I have my faith and my principles and this is what makes me who I am. And if that person loves me, he should love my God too.
Only through repentance and faith in Christ can anyone be saved.
No religious activity will be sufficient, only true faith in Jesus Christ alone.