Here is God's purpose - for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
From the beginning men used God to justify the unjustifiable.
It is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the Kingdom of Heaven
It is so hard to believe because it is so hard to obey.
I defy anyone to imagine an environment more exquisitely designed to provide us with opportunities for spiritual growth than this life of ours.
Four things support the world: the learning of the wise, the justice of the great, the prayers of the good, and the valour of the brave.
An almost forgotten truth, even among some practising Christians, is that it's never the physical world, but only the spirit of the world that is evil. Therefore the soul must detach itself from the spirit of the world.
Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
Hope is a good thing - maybe the best thing, and no good thing ever dies
What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Imagination is the true magic carpet.
If you're really spiritual, then you should be totally independent of the good and the bad opinions of the world... you should have faith in yourself.
I simply can't build my hopes on a foundation of confusion, misery and death ... I think. peace and tranquillity will return again.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
The theological virtue of charity is the mysterious power, communicated by grace, to love as God loves.
Christians have burned each other, quite persuaded That all the apostles would have done as they did.
I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
I don't know if God exists, but it would be better for His reputation if He didn't.
Blessed are the peacemakers for they shall be the sons of God.
I have never made but one prayer to God, a very short one: Oh Lord, make my enemies ridiculous. And God granted it.