The truth is mightier than eloquence, the Spirit greater than genius, faith more than education.
Here I stand; I can do no other.
He who loses sight of the word of God, falls into despair; the voice of heaven no longer sustains him; he follows only the disorderly tendency of his heart.
The gospel cannot be truly preached without offense and tumult.
A good many observers have remarked that if equality could come at once, the Negro would not be ready for it. I submit that the white American is even more unprepared.
Angels are our true and trusty servants, performing offices and works that one poor miserable mendicant would be ashamed to do for another.
We know, on the authority of Moses, that longer than six thousand years the world did not exist.
Prayer is a powerful thing; for God has bound and tied himself thereunto.
Love is an image of God, and not a lifeless image, but the living essence of the divine nature which beams full of all goodness.
To gather with God's people in united adoration of the Father is as necessary to the Christian life as prayer.
what the situation will be like in the world before the Lord returns, namely, Christ will be despised, and the preachers of the Gospel will be regarded as fools.
God is a blank sheet upon which nothing is found but what you yourself have written.
Nothing in the world causes so much misery as uncertainty.
The forces of good and evil are working within and around me, I must choose, and in a free will universe I do have a choice.
On coming to the house, they (the Magi), saw the child with his mother Mary, and they bowed down and worshiped him. (Matthew 2:11) [This] adoration, too, was not the same as the worship of God. In my opinion they did not yet recognize him as God, but they acted in keeping with the custom mentioned i
He who receives a sacrament does not perform a good work; he receives a benefit. In the mass we give Christ nothing; we only receive from Him.
We are beginning to regain a knowledge of Creation, a knowledge forfeited by the fall of Adam. By God's mercy we can begin to recognize His Wonderful works and wonders also in flowers when we ponder his might and goodness. Therefore we laud, magnify and thank Him.
Whoever teaches differently from what I have taught, or whoever condemns me therein, he condemns God and must remain a child of hell.
Some plague the people with too long sermons; for the faculty of listening is a tender thing, and soon becomes weary and satiated.
Make sure to send a lazy man the angel of death.
The heart overflows with gladness, and leaps and dances for the joy it has found in God. In this experience the Holy Spirit is active, and has taught us in the flash of a moment the deep secret of joy. You will have as much joy and laughter in life as you have faith in God.
When I was a child there were many witches, and they bewitched both cattle and men, especially children.
Drive them [Jews] like mad dogs from our land... let not one of them live...
We must beat the Gospel into peoples' heads incessantly because it's the one thing we're prone to forget.
I put the Scriptures above all the sayings of the fathers, angels, men and devils. Here I take my stand.
Heretics are not to be disputed with, but to be condemned unheard, and whilst they perish by fire, the faithful ought to pursue the evil to its source, and bathe their heads in the blood of the Catholic bishops, and of the Pope, who is the devil in disguise.
I feel much freer now that I am certain the pope is the Antichrist. Martin Luthe
People gave ear to an upstart astrologer who strove to show that the earth revolves, not the heavens or the firmament, the sun and the moon....This fool wishes to reverse the entire science of astronomy; but sacred scripture tells us [Joshua 10:13]that Joshua commanded the sun to stand still, and no
It is the duty of a prudent minister of God to hold his ministry in honor and to see to it that it is respected by those who are in his charge. Moreoever, it is the duty of a faithful minister not to exceed his powers and not to abuse his office in pride, but, rather, to administer it for the benefi
The Holy Spirit has a way of His own to say much in few words.