The body they may kill: Godâ€™s truth abideth still, His Kingdom is forever.
The fact that the biblical book Hebrews is not an epistle of St Paul, or of any other apostle, is proved by what it says in chapter two...
Let all the 'free-will' in the world do all it can with all its strength; it will never give rise to a single instance of ability to avoid being hardened if God does not give the Spirit, or of meriting mercy if it is left to its own strength.
The will of man without grace is not free, but is enslaved, and that too with its own consent.
For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver.
Whenever the word is rightly preached, and attentively heard, it never fails to bring forth fruit.
Every doer of the law and every moral worker is accursed, for he walketh in the presumption of his own righteousness.
Resolved: that every man should live to the glory of God. Resolved second: that whether others do this or not I will.
Dearest Jesus, holy child, make thee a bed, soft, undefiled, within my heart, that it may be a quiet chamber kept for thee.
Our God is the God from whom cometh salvation: God is the Lord by who escape death.
Blessed is the man that hath not walked in the way of the Sacramentarians, nor sat in the seat of the Zwinglians, nor followed the Council of the Zurichers.
Undoubtedly they do more and viler things than those which we know and discover
We will win our freedom because the sacred heritage of our nation and the eternal will of God are embodied in our echoing demands.
If you want to interpret well and confidently, set Christ before you, for He is the man to whom it all applies, every bit of it.
It is the most ungodly and dangerous business to abandon the certain and revealed will of God in order to search in to the hidden mysteries of God.
The evils of capitalism are as real as the evils of militarism and evils of racism.
Peter erred in life and in doctrine. Paul might have dismissed Peter's error as a matter of no consequence. But Paul saw that Peter's error would lead to the damage of the whole Church unless it were corrected. Therefore he withstood Peter to his face. The Church, Peter, the apostles, angels from he
God does not work salvation for fictitious sinners. Be a sinner and sin vigorously... Do not for a moment imagine that this life is the abiding place of justice; sin must be committed.
He that will maintain that man's free will is able to do or work anything in spiritual cases, be they never so small, denies Christ.
You see then, that Diatribe truly possesses a free choice in her handling of Scriptures, so that words of one and the same type are for her obliged to prove endeavor in one place and freedom in another, exactly as she pleases.
What shall we do with...the Jews?...set fire to their synagogues or schools and bury and cover with dirt whatever will not burn, so that no man will ever again see a stone or cinder of them.
A penny saved is better than a penny earned.
Music is a discipline, and a mistress of order and good manners, she makes the people milder and gentler, more moral and more reasonable.
God delights in our temptations and yet hates them. He delights in them when they drive us to prayer; he hates them when they drive us to despair.
I've got so much work to do today, I'd better spend two hours in prayer instead of one.
You have as much laughter as you have faith.
I [i.e., God] have given you baptism as a gift for the forgiveness of sins, and preach to you unceasingly by word of mouth concerning this treasure, sealing it with the Sacrament of my body and blood, so that you need never doubt. True, it seems little and insignificant that by the washing of water,
I myself saw and touched at Dessay, a child of this sort, which had no human parents, but had proceeded from the Devil. He was twelve years old, and, in outward form, exactly resembled ordinary children.
Reason is the greatest enemy that faith has; it never comes to the aid of spiritual things, but more frequently than not struggles against the divine Word, treating with contempt all that emanates from God.
The prosperity of a country depends, not on the abundance of its revenues, nor on the strength of its fortifications, nor on the beauty of its public buildings; but it consists in the number of its cultivated citizens, in its men of education, enlightenment and character.