quotes tagged with 'faith', page 3

Is death the last step?  No, it is the final awakening.

Author: Sir Walter Scott, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in heaven life faith christianity death christian sirwalterscott 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

A bold Christian is the highest style of a man.

Author: Thomas Young, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in faith character christianity bold christians thomasyoung 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

To know the limbs and leaps of history is hardly worth a cent….The only thing which counts is that you become more certain of your God as you contemplate the past, and that you then show more courage in face of present needs!

Author: Ulrich Zwingli, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in history faith present courage future past ulrichzwingli 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

There is an old adage that says you can give a hungry man a fish, or better still, you can teach him how to fish.  Jesus would add that you can teach a person how to fish, but the most successful fisherman has hungers fish will not satisfy.

Author: Ravi Zacharias, Source: Jesus Among Other Gods, page 89Saved by ImaWriterIII in faith jesus ravizacharias fishing 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

I can now enjoy the benefit of time’s distant view.  The Jesus I know and love today I encountered at the age of seventeen.  But His name and His tug in my life mean infinitely more now than they did when I first surrendered my life to Him.  I came to Him because I did not know which way to turn.  I have remained with Him because there is no other way I wish to turn.  I came to Him longing for something I did not have.  I remain with Him because I have something I will not trade.  I came to him as a stranger.  I remain with Him in the most intimate of friendships.  I came to Him unsure about the future.  I remain with Him certain about my destiny.  I came amid the thunderous cries of a culture that has three hundred and thirty million deities.  I remain with Him knowing that truth cannot be all-inclusive.  Truth by definition excludes.

Author: Ravi Zacharias, Source: Jesus Among Other Gods, page 6Saved by ImaWriterIII in truth faith christianity jesus ravizacharias 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The pursuit of the Hebrews was idealized and symbolized by light.  “The Lord is my light and my salvation.”  “The people that sat in darkness have seen a great light.”  “This is the light that lighteth every man that comes into the world.”  The pursuit of the Greeks was symbolized by knowledge.  That’s why the Biblical writers say, “These things are written that you might know that you have eternal life.”  For the Hebrews, it was light.  For the Greeks, it was knowledge.  For the Romans, it was glory.  For the Romans, it was glory, the glory of the city of Rome, the glory of the city that wasn’t built in a day.  And here we have it.  The apostle Paul, a Hebrew by birth, a citizen of Rome, living in a Greek city, had to give to them the ideal of his ethic.  And he says this: “God, who caused the light to shine out of darkness, has caused His light to shine in our hearts, to give to us the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ Jesus our Lord.”  For the apostle Paul, the ultimate ethic was not an abstraction, not symbolized merely by light, not merely by knowledge, not merely by glory, but in the very face of our Lord.  “God who caused the light to shine out of darkness has caused his light to shine in our hearts to give to us the light of the knowledge of the glory of God in the face of Christ Jesus our Lord.

Author: Ravi Zacharias, Source: "Unplugging Truth in a Morally Suicidal Culture"Saved by ImaWriterIII in faith rome light knowledge greece glory apologetics ravizacharias hebrews 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Here the Lord counsels us on balance. Faith is vital, but it must be accompanied by the personal work appropriate to the task. Only then do we qualify for the blessing. The appropriate approach for students is to study as if everything depended upon them and then to pray and exercise faith as if everything depended upon the Lord.

Author: Elder Oaks, Source: http://speeches.byu.edu/reader/reader.php?id=7087Saved by tristenure in faith work balance 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

As children of God, knowing of His great love and His ultimate knowledge of what is best for our eternal welfare, we trust in Him. The first principle of the gospel is faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, and faith means trust.

Author: Dallin H. Oaks, Source: “Healing the Sick,” Ensign, May 2010, 50Saved by davejames99 in faith trust 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

In the end, the central purpose of all scripture is to fill our souls with faith in God the Father and in His Son, Jesus Christ—faith that They exist; faith in the Father’s plan for our immortality and eternal life; faith in the Atonement and Resurrection of Jesus Christ, which animates this plan of happiness; faith to make the gospel of Jesus Christ our way of life; and faith to come to know ‘the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom [He has] sent’ (John 17:3).

Author: D. Todd Christofferson, Source: “The Blessing of Scripture,” Ensign, May 2010, 34Saved by davejames99 in god christ faith scriptures 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The duty of which I speak is what we are expected to do and to be. It is a moral imperative summoning forth from individuals and communities that which is right, true, and honorable. Duty does not require perfection, but it does require diligence. It is not simply what is legal; it is what is virtuous. It is not reserved to the mighty or high in station but instead rests on a foundation of personal responsibility, integrity, and courage. Doing one’s duty is a manifestation of one’s faith.


President Monson said of it: “I love and cherish the noble word duty.” For members of the Church of Jesus Christ, our path of duty is keeping our covenants in daily life.

Author: Bishop Keith B. McMullin , Source: http://lds.org/conference/talk/display/0,5232,23-1-1207-4,00.h...Saved by mlsscaress in faith duty responsibility courage diligence covenants daily virtuous 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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