We failed, but in the good providence of God apparent failure often proves a blessing.
GRACES, n. Three beautiful goddesses, Aglaia, Thalia and Euphrosyne, who attended upon Venus, serving without salary. They were at no expense for board and clothing, for they ate nothing to speak of and dressed according to the weather, wearing whatever breeze happened to be blowing.
That men should live honestly, quietly, and comfortably together, it is needful that they should live under a sense of God's will, and in awe of the divine power, hoping to please God, and fearing to offend Him, by their behaviour respectively.
I always prayed that God would give me the wisdom and the vision to do the things on this earth that I was supposed to do to express His life and love and His will.
I give the fight up: let there be an end, a privacy, an obscure nook for me. I want to be forgotten even by God.
Alms are only for the poor and the needy, and the officials (appointed) over them, and those whose hearts are made to incline (to truth) and the (ransoming of) captives and those in debts and in the way of Allah and the wayfarer an ordinance from Allah and Allah is knowing, Wise.
That the Jews are connected with God in a special way and that God does not allow that bond to fail is entirely obvious. We wait for the instant in which Israel will say yes to Christ, but we know that it has a special mission in history now... which is significant for the world.
I like the idea of Eliza's voice-over at that moment 'My father taught me I could reach the ear of God,' ... She has achieved a kind of consciousness where she believes making this gesture will have some kind of redemptive value. It's some fundamental human thing like love.
But Jesus claimed to be God. He claimed that unless we are personally related to Him we are still in our sins and we are not saved.
God is in my head, but the devil is in my pants.
God is an immensity, while this disease, this death, which is in me, this small, tightly defined pedestrian event, is merely and perfectly real, without miracle - or instruction.
Nature has perfections, in order to show that she is the image of God and defects, to show that she is only his image.
If you love your children, if you love your country, if you love the God of love, clear your hands from slaves, burden not your children or your country with them.
I don't worry about being in a hurry any more, because my faith in God will always deliver me on time.
God says he will never be satisfied with the infidels. In terms of worldly affairs, America is very strong. Even if it were twice as strong or twice that, it could not be strong enough to defeat us. We are confident that no one can harm us if God is with us.
God, the best maker of all marriages, Combine your hearts in one.
Once upon a time in the land of Shinar, God came down to see the city and the tower. People were united and spoke in one language. Then God confound their language and caused them scattered all over the planet earth. I believe, because of our technology, there will be one computer-based language on earth. Then God will come back again and make us all scattered all over the stars constellation.
Forbidden to you are your mothers and your daughters and your sisters and your paternal aunts and your maternal aunts and brothers' daughters and sisters' daughters and your mothers that have suckled you and your foster-sisters and mothers of your wives and your step-daughters who are in your guardianship, (born) of your wives to whom you have gone in, but if you have not gone in to them, there is no blame on you (in marrying them), and the wives of your sons who are of your own loins and that you should have two sisters together, except what has already passed surely Allah is Forgiving, Merciful.
The splendid discontent of God With chaos made the world. And from the discontent of man The worlds best progress springs.
The council gave us a lot of support. They said belief in God is central to Scouting, and if some parts of Scouting are against your religious beliefs you don't have to honor that.
Whoever suppresseth his anger, when he hath in his power to show it, God will give him great reward.
God blesses them with the treasure of devotional worship, which no one can take away. They obtain the treasure of virtue, the One True Lord, within their minds.
God has given such brave soldiers to this Crown that, if they do not frighten our neighbours, at least they prevent us from being frightened by them.
Attend constantly to prayers and to the middle prayer and stand up truly obedient to Allah. (The Cow 2.238)
Once in his lifetime every artist feels the hand of God and creates something that comes alive.
God forbid if anything was to happen to Alan Shearer. If it did we'd be in terrible trouble. I don't think anybody needs me to tell them how disastrous that would be.
Six is a number perfect in itself, and not because God created the world in six days rather the contrary is true. God created the world in six days because this number is perfect, and it would remain perfect, even if the work of the six days did not exist.
I place no hope in my strength, nor in my works: but all my confidence is in God my protector, who never abandons those who have put all their hope and thought in him.
... we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffeth up, but charity edifieth. And if any man think that he knoweth any thing, he knoweth nothing yet as he ought to know. But if any man love God, the same is known of him.
With regard to our position before we came here, ... we dwelt with the Father and with the Son, as expressed in the hymn, 'O My Father.'... We dwelt in the presence of God before we came here.