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God makes greater haste to the sinner than the sinner does to God. God makes much of our first inclination.
- Antony Farindon

    Topics: Salvation

As our Lord asked the sick man whether he wished to be healed, so, without our consent, He will not save us; and sinners are without excuse for not consenting to the will of the Lord and their own salvation.
- Cardinal Bonaventura

    Topics: Salvation, Healing, Illness

The gospel is called a burden and a yoke, lest we presume; yet light and easy, lest we despair.
- Euthymius

    Topics: Salvation, The Gospel

Whenever God erects a house of prayer, the devil always builds a chapel there; And 'twill be found, upon examination, The latter has the largest congregation.
- Daniel Defoe

    Topics: Satan, Church

The Word of God confronts us as our adversary before he makes himself our Lord and Master.
- Donald Bloesch

    Topics: Scripture

Yes, it is a press, certainly, but a press from which shall flow in inexhaustible streams, the most abundant and most marvelous liquor that has ever flowed to relieve the thirst of men! Through it , God will spread His Word. A spring of truth shall flow from it: like a new star it shall scatter the darkness of ignorance, and cause a light heretofore unknown to shine amongst men.
- Johannes Gutenberg

    Topics: Scripture, Light
    Source: On his invention of the printing press.

The seed once sown grows of itself, from its own impulse and power of life. The self-inherent power of growth of the kingdom of God.
- Rudolph Stier

    Topics: Scripture, Power

He that falls in love with himself will have no rivals.
- Benjamin Franklin

    Topics: Selfishness

He who lives only to benefit himself confers on the world a benefit when he dies.
- Septimius Tertullian

    Topics: Selfishness

The greatest pleasure I have known is to do a good action by stealth, and to have it found out by accident.
- Charles Lamb

    Topics: Service

No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it for anyone else.
- Charles Dickens

    Topics: Service

In order to the existence of such a ministry in the Church, there is requisite an authority received from God, and consequently power and knowledge imparted from God for the exercise of such ministry; and where a man possesses these, although the bishop has not laid hands upon him according to his traditions, God has Himself appointed him.
- John Wycliffe

    Topics: Service, Authority, Power

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