What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
If you have a particular faith or religion, that is good. But you can survive without it.
If only God would give me some clear sign! Like making a large deposit in my name in a Swiss bank.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
I'm not into organized religion. I'm into believing in a higher source of creation, realizing we're all just part of nature.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
God is a concept by which we measure our pain.
Faith, as well intentioned as it may be, must be built on facts, not fiction - faith in fiction is a damnable false hope.
There is a polish for everything that takes away rust, and the polish for the heart is the remembrance of God.
My soul is from elsewhere, Iím sure of that, and I intend to end up there.
The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.
You will not enter paradise until you have faith. And you will not complete your faith until you love one another.
Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
All of us have a God in us, and that God is the spirit that unites all life, everything that is on this planet.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
We can only know God well when we know our own sin. And those who have known God without knowing their wretchedness have not glorified Him but have glorified themselves.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
I, for one, thoroughly believe that no power in the universe can withhold from anyone anything they really deserve.