A Quote by Robert D. Hales on christ, god, life, and men

Are there times in our lives when we think we have been forsaken by God, or by our fellow men, or by our families? Those are moments when we have to turn to Christ and endure.

Robert D. Hales (1924 -)

Source: Ensign, November 1985, p. 20., © by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. Used by permission.

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A Quote by Robert Burton on christ and prophets

Christ himself was poor. . . . And as he was himself, so he informed his apostles and disciples, they were all poor, prophets poor, apostles poor.

Robert Burton (1577 - 1640)

Source: Anatomy of Melancholy

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A Quote by Richard Rolle on christ, god, heart, jesus, life, love, perfection, soul, thought, understanding, and work

The commandment of God is, that we love Our Lord in all our heart, in all our soul, in all our thought. In all our heart; that is, in all our understanding without erring. In all our soul; that is, in all our will without gainsaying. In all our their ought; that is, that we think on Him without forgetting. In this manner is very love and true, that is work of man's will. For love is a willful stirring of our thoughts unto God, so that it receive nothing that is against the love of Jesus Christ, and therewith that it be lasting in sweetness of devotion; and that is the perfection of this life.

Richard Rolle

Source: The Commandment

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A Quote by Ralph W. Sockman, D.D. on army, christ, church, exercise, habits, impulses, life, play, religion, soldiers, and worship

Habit must play a larger place in our religious life. We worship when we feel like it, we pray when we feel like it. We read the Bible when we feel like it. Leaving our religious exercises to the promptings of impulse, we become creatures of impulse rather than soldiers of Christ. An army made up of creatures of impulse would be only a mob. So is a church.

Ralph W. Sockman

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A Quote by Ralph Abernathy on christ, death, jesus, men, soul, time, and words

You may be assured that we won't ever let your words die. Like the words of our Master, Jesus Christ, they will live in our minds and our hearts and in the souls of black men and white men, brown men and yellow men as long as time shall last.

Ralph Abernathy (1926 - 1990)

Source: My Last Letter to Martin.

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A Quote by R. H. J. Steuart on beginning, christ, christianity, life, problems, solution, study, truth, and understanding

The truth is that the only key to the Christian life is the life of Christ; that the only solution to the many problems that thicken round our lives as we live them is to be found in the study of His life as He lived it; and that we shall never begin to understand what we ourselves are until we have begun to understand what He is.

R. H. J. Steuart

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A Quote by Queen Elizabeth I on belief, christ, and god

Answer on being asked her opinion of Christ's presence in the Sacrament. 'Twas God the word that spake it, He took the Bread and brake it; And what the word did make it That I believe, and take it.

Queen Elizabeth I (1533 - 1603)

Source: S. CLARKE, Marrow of Ecclesiastical History, ed I675, pt. II, Life of Queen Elizabeth

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A Quote by Phillips Brooks on christ, christianity, guidance, imperfection, intelligence, jesus, knowledge, soul, teachers, and understanding

What is the Christian? Everywhere the man who, so far as he comprehends Jesus Christ, so far as he can get any knowledge of Him, is His servant - the man who makes Christ a teacher of his intelligence and the guide of his soul - the man who obeys Christ as far as he has been able to understand him. . . . I would know any man as a Christian, would rejoice to know any man as a Christian, whom Jesus would recognize as a Christian; and Jesus Christ, I am sure, in these old days recognized His followers even if they came after Him with the blindest sight, with the most imperfect recognition and acknowledgment of what He was and of what He could do.

Phillips Brooks (1835 - 1893)

Source: The Law of Growth

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A Quote by Phillips Brooks on angels, birth, blessings, christ, darkness, earth, fear, gifts, god, hope, lies, love, men, peace, silence, sleep, soul, and world

O little town of Bethlehem, How still we see thee lie; Above thy deep and dreamless sleep The silent stars go by; Yet in thy dark streets shineth The everlasting Light. The hopes and fears of all the years Are met in thee tonight. For Christ is born of Mary, And, gathered all above While mortals sleep,the angels keep Their watch of wond'ring love. O morning stars, together Proclaim the holy birth, And praises sing to God the King, And peace to men on earth. How silently, how silently The wondrous gift is giv'n! So God imparts to human hearts The blessings of his heav'n. No ear may hear his coming; But in this world of sin, Where meek souls will receive him, still The dear Christ enters in.

Phillips Brooks (1835 - 1893)

Source: O little town of Bethlehem, 1867

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A Quote by Philip Henry on children, christ, and fatherhood

Holiness in us, is the copy or transcript of the holiness that is in Christ,- As the wax hath line for line from the seal, and the child feature for feature from the father, so is holiness in us from him.

Philip Henry (1631 - 1696)

Source: Matthew Henry, Life of Philip Henry

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