quote by John Calvin

When God wants to judge a nation, He gives them wicked rulers.

— John Calvin

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Wicked quote She was a wild, wicked slip of a girl. She burned too bright for this world.

She was a wild, wicked slip of a girl. She burned too bright for this world.

Never regret anything because at one time it was exactly what you wanted.

The Bible warns us clearly that we must not attack men of God no matter how sinful they may have become or wicked in our eyes.

Wicked quote Nothing is permanent is this wicked world, not even our troubles.

Nothing is permanent is this wicked world, not even our troubles.

The World is not ruined by the wickedness of the wicked, but by the weakness of the good.

When the righteous rule, the people rejoice; when the wicked rule, the people groan.

If I wasn't in the rap game, I'd probably have a key knee-deep in the crack game. Because the streets is a short stop: Either you're slinging crack rock or you got a wicked jump shot.

Wicked men obey from fear; good men, from love.

The Queen is most anxious to enlist everyone in checking this mad, wicked folly of 'Women's Rights'. It is a subject which makes the Queen so furious that she cannot contain herself.

There is always something moving, brewing.

There are ambitious people everywhere. Wicked people. The only thing to do is to deal with them with courage and decision. One must beware of uncertainty, weakness or conflicting emotions - they lead to defeat

A lot of people think that Christianity is you doing all the righteous things you hate and avoiding all the wicked things you love in order to go to Heaven. No, that's a lost man with religion. A Christian is a person whose heart has been changed; they have new affections.

What is reprehensible is that while leading good lives themselves and abhorring those of wicked men, some, fearing to offend, shut their eyes to evil deeds instead of condemning them and pointing out their malice.

Our nation is being led astray by ungodly judges, mayors and governors, who are given to change, defying the Constitution and substituting their own wicked agendas.

To me it seems as plain as can be that the Bible declares that all the wicked will God destroy; again, that those who, during the Millennial age when brought to a knowledge of the truth, shall prove willful sinners will be punished with everlasting destruction.

One of the most wicked destructive forces, psychologically speaking, is unused creative power ... If someone has a creative gift and out of laziness, or for some other reason, doesn't use it, the psychic energy turns to sheer poison. That's why we often diagnose neuroses and psychotic diseases as not-lived higher possibilities.

If we truly think of Christ as our source of holiness, we shall refrain from anything wicked or impure in thought or act and thus show ourselves to be worthy bearers of his name. For the quality of holiness is shown not by what we say but by what we do in life.

The reason why wicked men and devils hate God is, because they see Him in relation to themselves. Their hearts rise up in rebellion, because they see Him opposed to their selfishness.

The most effective way of attacking vice is to expose it to public ridicule.

People can put up with rebukes but they cannot bear being laughed at: they are prepared to be wicked but they dislike appearing ridiculous.

I hope you have not been leading a double life, pretending to be wicked and being good all the time. That would be hypocrisy.

Know this! They (false prophets) are the judgment of God upon a wicked defiled people who although they have a knowledge of God they do not want him. And so God sends them the teachers that they themselves desire.

The wicked are always ungrateful.

We're not attacking Islam but Islam has attacked us.

The God of Islam is not the same God. It's a different God, and I believe it [Islam] is a very evil and wicked religion.

A Christian is not somebody who stays away from all the wicked things he loves and clings to all the righteous things he hates so that he can go to heaven. The fear of the Christian is not going to hell. The fear of the Christian is being separated from Christ.

Be happy for those who are happy, have compassion towards the unhappy, and maintain equanimity towards the wicked.

The wicked envy and hate; it is their way of admiring.

Don't like to do anything half-heartedly, even if it is a wicked and self-destructive avocation like smoking cigars

Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning.

I have been disappointed in all my expectations of Australia, except as to its wickedness; for it is far more wicked than I have conceived it possible for any place to be, or than it is possible for me to describe to you in England.

I feel now, that Arabia could easily be evangelized within the next thirty years if it were not for the wicked selfishness of Christians.

Undisturbed calmness of mind is attained by cultivating friendliness toward the happy, compassion for the unhappy, delight in the virtuous, and indifference toward the wicked.

Just as the performance of the vilest and most wicked deeds requires spirit and talent, so even the greatest demand a certain insensitivity which under other circumstances we would call stupidity.

It is much easier to show compassion to animals. They are never wicked.

The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked; who can know it?

All things truly wicked start from an innocence.

Regard as free not those whose status makes them outwardly free, but those who are free in their character and conduct. For we should not call men truly free when they are wicked and dissolute, since they are slaves to worldly passions. Freedom and happiness of soul consist in genuine purity and detachment from transitory things.

Going so soon? I wouldn't hear of it.

Why my little party's just beginning. ~ Wicked Witch of the West Wizard of Oz

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