Everyone has the same God; only people differ.
There is only one Christ, Jesus, one faith. All else is a dispute over trifles.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.
In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadow for those who don't.
He who knoweth his own self, knoweth God.
Rejoice and be glad for your reward is great in heaven.
Make sure you are doing what God wants you to do
- then do it with all your strength.
Give us this day our daily faith, but deliver us, dear God, from belief.
Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
Once you have surrendered yourself, you make yourself receptive. In receiving from God, you are perfected and completed.
The lust of the flesh directs these desires [of personal union], however, to satisfaction of the body, often at the cost of a real and full communion of persons.
God is cruel. Sometimes he makes you live.
Religion is about turning untested belief into unshakable truth through the power of institutions and the passage of time.
Faith is a commitment to belief contrary to evidence and reason.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe.
The abdomen is the reason why man does not easily take himself for a god.
Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.
Faith is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.