Don't waste another moment crying over what went wrong! If it wasn't a blessing - it was a lesson.— Paula White
Unexpected Religious Life quotations
For what it's worth: it's never too late to be whoever you want to be. I hope you live a life you're proud of, and, if you find that you're not, I hope you have the strength to start over.
To those who cite the first amendment as reason for excluding God from more and more of our institutions and everyday life, may I just say: The first amendment of the Constitution was not written to protect the people of this country from religious values; it was written to protect religious values from government tyranny.
When you follow God's will for your life, you can see how yesterday's events prepared you for today's challenges and tomorrow's opportunities.
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
When a man is freed of religion, he has a better chance to live a normal and wholesome life.
No human being should ever have to fear for his own life because of political or religious beliefs. We are all in this together, my friends, the rich, the poor, the red, white, black, brown and yellow. We share responsibility for Mother Earth and those who live and breathe upon her ..never forget that.
God never takes away something from your life without replacing it with something better.
Some days I wish I could go back in life. Not to change anything, but to feel a few things twice.
Life is the question and life is the answer, and God is the reason and love is the way.
Life is too short, the world is too big and God's love is too great to live ordinary.
The motive, principle, and end of the religious life is to make an absolute gift of self to God in a self-forgetting love, to end one's own life in order to make room for God's life.
Never be a prisoner of your past. It was just a lesson, not a life sentence.
O people who take pleasure in a life that will vanish, falling in love with a fading shadow is sheer stupidity
Without God there could be no American form of government, nor an American way of life. Recognition of the Supreme Being is the first, the most basic, expression of Americanism. Thus, the founding fathers of America saw it, and thus with God's help, it will continue to be.
Don't wait until the moment of crisis.
Plan ahead, hide God's Word in your heart, and pray in advance for victory, holiness, and a life pleasing to God.
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.
Christ has not only spoken to us by his life but has also spoken for us by his death.
Everyone we meet is a hero waiting to happen.
When Jesus saw people, He envisioned their potential. No respecter of persons, He associated with people from all walks of life.
A kingdom man understands that God never said a godly life would be easy;
He just said it would be worth it.
Getting knocked down in life is a given. Getting up and moving forward is a choice.
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.
A life totally committed to God has nothing to fear, nothing to lose, nothing to regret.
The Kingdom of God is not a matter of getting individuals to heaven, but of transforming the life on earth into the harmony of heaven.
The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.
Since I invoke Torah so often, let me state that I don't personally believe in the God it postulates ... I am not religious, nor were the majority of the early builders of Israel believers. Yet their passion for this land stemmed from the Book of Books ... [The Bible is] the single most important book in my life.
The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no more to the point than the fact that a drunken man is happier than a sober one.
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.
Don't wait for everything to be perfect before you decide to enjoy your life.
The more you suffer the deeper grows your character, and with the deepening of your character you read the more penetratingly into the secrets of life. All great artists, all great religious leaders, and all great social reformers have come out of the intensest struggles which they fought bravely, quite frequently in tears and with bleeding hearts
The only foundation for . . . a republic is to be laid in Religion. Without this there can be no virtue, and without virtue there can be no liberty, and liberty is the object and life of all republican governments.
Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart.
Don't compare your life to others. There's no comparison between the sun and the moon. They shine when it's their time.
Love is a consistent passion to give, not a meek persistent hope to receive.
The only demand of life is the privilege to love all.
An Inuit hunter asked the local missionary priest: If I did not know about God and sin, would I go to hell? No, said the priest, not if you did not know. Then why, asked the Inuit earnestly, did you tell me?
A missional theology...appl ies to the whole of life of every believer. Every disciple is to be an agent of the kingdom of God, and every disciple is to carry the mission of God into every sphere of life. We are all missionaries sent into a non-Christian culture.
Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.
There's no such thing as perfect people.
There's no such thing as a perfect life. So come as you are, broken and scarred. Lift up your heart and be amazed and be changed by a perfect God.
You're basing your laws and your whole outlook on natural life on mythology.
It won't work. That's why you have all these problems in the world. Name them: India, Pakistan, Ireland. Name them-all these problems. They're all religious problems.
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.
It is when you finally learn that your are all in your mind that your real life begins.
Human diversity makes tolerance more than a virtue; it makes it a requirement for survival.
We're not alone--at least, we're alone only if we choose to be alone.
We're alone only if we choose to go through life relying solely on our own strength rather than learning to draw upon the power of God.
Religion is like a pair of shoes.....Find one that fits for you, but don't make me wear your shoes.
The great test of life is to see whether we will hearken to and obey God's commands in the midst of the storms of life.
The attacks of September 11th were intended to break our spirit.
Instead we have emerged stronger and more unified. We feel renewed devotion to the principles of political, economic, and religious freedom, the rule of law and respect for human life. We are more determined than ever to live our lives in freedom.