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We can do more good by being good than in any other way.
- Rowland Hill

    Topics: Service

In the Kingdom of God, service is not a stepping-stone to nobility: it is nobility, the only kind of nobility that is recognized.
- T. W. Manson

    Topics: Service

Temptation usually comes in through a door that has deliberately been left open.
- Arnold Glasow

    Topics: Sin, Temptation

Sin is a violation of moral light, a refusal to conform to what is known and perceived.
- Gordon Olson

    Topics: Sin, Light

We are wearied with our sins, and have no satisfaction in them; we go to bed tonight weary of our sinful labors, and we will rise freshly tomorrow to the same sinful labors again.
- John Donne

    Topics: Sin

When you entertain any temptation to sin, you do as wisely as he who takes those into his house whom he knows are come on purpose to spoil him of what he esteems most precious.
- Lancelot Addison

    Topics: Sin

No man taketh away sins (which the law, though holy, just and good, could not take away), but He in whom there is no sin.
- Venerable Bede

    Topics: Sin

I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.
- Charles Dickens

    Topics: Suffering, Humorous

Calamity clarifies and comfort confuses; persecution purifies and prosperity pollutes!
- Kevin Turner

    Topics: Suffering, Comfort, Prosperity

'Easy' [His yoke], but only to the loving.
- Bernard of Clairvaux

    Topics: Suffering

Nothing can work me damage, except myself. The harm that I sustain I carry about me, and never am a real sufferer but by my own fault.
- Bernard of Clairvaux

    Topics: Suffering

The whole way from Syria to Rome, chained as I am to half a score of soldiers, who only grow more insolent the more bribes they are given. I look forward to the real lions that have been prepared for me. Oh I pray, as I will find them swift. I am going to make overtures to them, so that they may devour me with all speed."
- Ignatius of Antioch

    Topics: Suffering

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