Who was it that said he needed a fulcrum? Give me an unobstructed right-of-way and I'll show them how to move the earth!
If a life could have a theme song - and I believe every worthwhile one has - mine is a religion, an obsession, a mania or all of these expressed in one word - individualism. I was born with that obsession, and I've never seen and do not know now a cause more worthy, more misunderstood, more seemingl
Either sin is with you, lying on your shoulders, or it is lying on Christ, the Lamb of God. Now if it is lying on your back, you are lost; but if it is resting on Christ, you are free, and you will be saved. Now choose what you want.
Every man must do two things alone; he must do his own believing and his own dying.
Without images we can neither think nor understand anything.
We are determined here in Montgomery to work and fight until justice runs 'down like water, and righteousness like a mighty stream.'
Your God is altogether too human.
Scripture is the manger in which we find the Christ child.
A wicked tyrant is better than a wicked war.
Why do you rant and brag with such a spate of words, as if you wanted to overwhelm me with a sort of tempest and deluge of oratory-which nevertheless falls with the greater force on your own head, while my ark rides aloft in safety?
The Holy Spirit is no Skeptic, & the things He has written in our hearts are not doubts or opinions, but assertions - surer & more certain than sense & life itself.
The first thing I ask is that people should not make use of my name, and should not call themselves Lutherans but Christians. What is Luther? The teaching is not mine. Nor was I crucified for anyone...How did I, poor stinking bag of maggots that I am, come to the point where people call the children
Our Lord has written the promise of resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in springtime.
Everything that is done in the world is done by hope.
The confidence that God is mindful of the individual is of tremendous value in dealing with the disease of fear, for it gives us a sense of worth, of belonging, and of at homeness in the universe.
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.
Faith is permitting ourselves to be seized by the things we do not see.
The worship of God....should be free at table, in private rooms, downstairs, upstairs, at home, abroad, in all places, by all peoples, at all times
Thus every matter, if it is to be done well, calls for the attention of the whole person.
You have as much laughter as you have faith.
The bible is the cradle that holds the Christ, without him it is nothing more than wood and straw.
I would rather obey than work miracles.