We are under the United States. But the United States is not the kingdom of God. It does not profess to be under his rule, nor his government, nor his authority.... Very well, what is expected of us That we observe its laws, that we conform to its usages, that we are governed by good and wholesome principles, that we maintain the laws in their integrity and that we sustain the government. And we ought to do it.... We ought to pray ... for those that are in authority, that they may be led in the right way, that they may be preserved from evil, that they may administer the government in righteousness, and that they may pursue a course that will receive the approbation of heaven.
Legalism is to seek to achieve forgiveness from God and acceptance by God through my obedience to God.
Virtue is everywhere the same, because it comes from God, while everything else is of men.
You can find the footprints of God wherever there is beauty, virtue, humility, justice, truth, love and peace.
Since it has been my lot to find, at every parting of the road, the helping hand of comrade kind to help me with my heavy load, And since I have no gold to give and love alone must make amends, my humble prayer is, while I live -- God, make me worthy of my friends.
Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting The soul that rises with us, our life's star, Hath had elsewhere its setting, And cometh from afar. Not in entire forgetfulness, And not in utter nakedness, But trailing clouds of glory, do we come From God, who is our home Heaven lies about us in our infancy.
God is His own Design and End, and that there is no other Worthy of Him.
A religion without mystery must be a religion without God.
I thought it was fabulous, Julia Roberts incredible, Paul Rudd above and beyond. Oh my God, she was incredible. So, yeah, it was good, overall. The writing was awesome, everything was great, it was just a well put together production.
The shark actually pulled her underwater, and there was no sign of her board or her. At that point my heart sank. I thought. 'Oh my god. I mean, is that the last time we're going to see her'
We were just praying like we had never prayed before. God kept his hand on us.
Cleanness of body was ever deemed to proceed from a due reverence to God.
Some men worship rank, some men worship heroes, some men worship power, some men worship God, and over these ideals they dispute -- but they all worship money.
Your faithfulness makes you trustworthy to God.
The wrath of God is a way of saying that I have been living in a way that is contrary to the love that is God. Anyone who begins to live and grow away from God, who lives away from what is good, is turning his life toward wrath.
A rabbi should not despair if people do not do as much as they should. Every parent has that with children. God is merciful.
No man who is not willing to help himself has any right to apply to his friends, or to the gods.
I sort of try to read the books when they come out impartially and not make up my mind, but the fact is when I was reading the sixth, 'Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince', there were bits in there where I was going, 'God, I would love to do that because it's so good'.
Man is a greater miracle than any god he ever invented.
The Second Day of July 1776, will be the most memorable Epocha, in the History of America. I am apt to believe that it will be celebrated, by succeeding generations, as the great anniversary festival. It ought to be commemorated, as the Day of Deliverance by solemn acts of devotion to God Almighty. It ought to be solemnized with pomp and parade, with shews, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires and illuminations from one end of this Continent to the other from this time forward forever more.
That's OK. God doesn't care.
Love and pity and wish well to every soul in the world; dwell in love, and then you dwell in God.
The saddest thing that befalls a soul Is when it loses faith in God and woman.
God gives quietness at last.
The universe must exist for the self-expression of God and the delight of God.
By faith we adhere personally to God, ... Christianity, Catholicism, and divinity are three ways of looking at one faith.
Hurricane Katrina, the Mother Earthers say, is the result of the failed environmental policies of the Bush administration. This disaster is because the United States has not agreed to abide by the Kyoto Treaty protocols. According to those who worship the spinning dirt at the altar of Kyoto, their god, the environment, has exacted justice through Hurricane Katrina.
Don't think you can frighten me by telling me I am alone. France is alone and God is alone and what is my loneliness before the loneliness of my country and my God.
People put the fear of God into you when you go to law school and how horrible it's going to be. It really hasn't been. It's been a great experience.
Any people attempting to govern themselves by laws of their own making, and by officers of their own appointment, are in direct rebellion against the kingdom of God.