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Top 99 Ancient God Quotes

#1. The ancient Egyptians believed the god Anubis met each of us on the other side, and that he stood before a great scale on which our hearts were set. There each was weighed, tested, for its worth.
Was this the heart I wanted measured? - Author: Victor LaValle
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#2. When the universe was young, it took a breath, then sighed with a longing so deep, so ancient, that it stole God's attention for a moment. The sigh brushed God's cheek and He recognized it as the breath of love. In that moment God wished for another. The yearning had begun. - Author: Kate Belle
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#3. If all the Churches of Europe closed their doors until the drums ceased rolling they would act as a most powerful reminder that though the glory of war is a famous and ancient glory, it is not the final glory of God. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#4. The pair sat in silence: the ancient god from across the oceans who had retired, the human host of an ancient god visiting from the heavens. - Author: Adam Christopher
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#5. In India, it is religion that forms the very core of the national heart. It is the backbone - the bed-rock - the foundation upon which the national edifice has been built. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#6. In ancient Jewish tradition, as far back as we can tell, the Song of Songs was not interpreted as a love poem or as an allegory of the individual soul; it was interpreted as an allegory of God's spousal love for the people of Israel. - Author: Brant Pitre
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#7. Ut haec ipsa qui non sentiat deorum vim habere is nihil omnino sensurus esse videatur.
If any man cannot feel the power of God when he looks upon the stars, then I doubt whether he is capable of any feeling at all. - Author: Horace
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#8. His straight and perfect figure, muscled as the best of the ancient Roman gladiators must have been muscled, and yet with the soft and sinuous curves of a Greek god, told at a glance the wondrous combination of enormous strength with suppleness and speed. - Author: Edgar Rice Burroughs
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#9. The traditional Indian mind has been for centuries, and still is, first religious, and then everything else. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#10. God, our genes, our environment, or some stupid programmer keying in code at an ancient terminal - there's no way free will can ever exist if we as individuals are the result of some external cause. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#11. Silent rushes the swift Lord
Through ruined systems still restored,
Broadsowing, bleak and void to bless,
Plants with worlds the wilderness;
Waters with tears of ancient sorrow
Apples of Eden ripe to-morrow.
House and tenant go to ground,
Lost in God, in Godhead found. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#12. I find that when people haven't found God and do not know the new birth and the Spirit is not on them, yet they have the ancient impulse to worship something. If they're not educated they kill a chicken and put a funny thing on their head and dance around. If they are educated they write poetry. - Author: A.W. Tozer
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#13. They were too God-intoxicated to be "astronomically intimidated." They brought an end to such ancient evils as infanticide and gladiatorial contest. - Author: Martin Luther King Jr.
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#14. And did those feet in ancient time Walk upon England's mountains green? And was the holy Lamb of God On England's pleasant pastures seen? - Author: William Blake
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#15. Some genealogies claimed to be able to trace the Maclean ancestry even further back, going as far as Julius Caesar, and, in some cases, admittedly more tendentiously, to the ancient Celtic god of the sun. - Author: Alexander McCall Smith
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#16. The doctrine of hell does not stand alone as a kind of ancient Christian horror story. Rather, hell is inseparable from three other interrelated biblical truths: human sin, God's holiness, and the cross of Christ. - Author: Douglas Groothuis
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#17. That is the god's work, spinning threads of death through the lives of mortal men, and all to make a song for those to come ... - Author: Homer
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#18. God is the most ancient of all things, for he had no birth. - Author: Thales
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#19. It is a mistake to consider marriage merely as a scheme of happiness. It is also a bond of service. It is the most ancient form of that social ministration which God has ordained for all human beings, and which is symbolized by all the relations of nature. - Author: Edwin Hubbel Chapin
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#20. The ancient priest who had taken Father Angel's place and whose name no one had bothered to find out awaited God's mercy stretched out casually in a hammock, tortured by arthritis and the insomnia of doubt while the lizards and rats fought over the inheritance of the nearby church. - Author: Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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#21. Since ancient times, sacred texts from around the world foretold about a time period in human history when a mighty demi-god would appear on earth. Whether we call this figure Perseus, Krishna, or Messiah, he is epitomized in the figure of Jesus Christ - the modern equivalent of which is Superman! - Author: Eli Of Kittim
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#22. From ancient times, the core idea of the soul is the soul is the capacity to integrate different functions into a single being or into a single person. The soul is what holds us all together: what connects our will and our minds and our bodies and connects us to God. - Author: John Ortberg
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#23. Oh, God, puppy dog eyes. From a six-foot-five ancient Viking vampire. - Author: Charlaine Harris
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#24. Nature's God really descends from an ancient Greek tradition that was passed along to the early modern philosophers. And these were quite radical thinkers who were really challenging the ways of thinking of their time and the established religion. - Author: Matthew Stewart
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So clear in this case were the oracles,
so clear and false. Give them no heed, I say;
what God discovers need of, easily
he shows to us himself. - Author: Sophocles
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#26. Made as we were in the image of God we scarcely find it strange to take again our God as our All. God was our original habitat and our hearts cannot but feel at home when they enter again that ancient and beautiful abode. - Author: A.W. Tozer
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#27. He moved like some ancient god of lore, presiding over a battlefield of miniature mortals who couldn't see him, but certainly felt his almighty hand. Except, if Dennison was a god, his specialty certainly wasn't war. - Author: Brandon Sanderson
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#28. An ancient cornerstone of prayer is that our desire to thank God is itself God's gift. Be grateful. - Author: Richard Leonard
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#29. The Word, then, the Christ, is the cause both of our ancient beginning, for lie was in God, and of our well-being. And now this same Word has appeared as man. He alone is both God and man, and the source of all our good things - Author: Tertullian
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#30. Given of the god,
Given to the god,
Taken by the god in valour, honour and glory.
May you journey safely to your destination. - Author: M.C. Scott
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#31. God has called His creation to find satisfaction in a personal relationship with Him, and stop trying to manage the world by conforming it to our expectations, and to allow Him to govern His creation. He continues to say through an ancient Hebrew worship song, Be still and know that I am God! - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#32. It. It is not intellectual knowledge about God that quenches man's ancient heart-thirst, but the very Person and Presence of God Himself. These come to us through Christian doctrine, but they are more than doctrine. Christian truth is designed to lead us to God, not to serve as a substitute for God. - Author: A.W. Tozer
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#33. Happiness, in the ancient, noble sense, means self-fulfillment - and is given to those who use to the fullest whatever talents God ... bestowed upon them. - Author: Leo Rosten
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#34. I live my life in growing orbits which move out over this wondrous world, I am circling around God, around ancient towers and i have been circling for a thousand years. And I still dont know if I am an eagle or a storm or a great song. - Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
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#35. The tumalt and shouting dies, The captains and the kings depart. Still stands thine ancient sacrifice, An humble and a contrite heat. Lord God of Hosts, be with us yet, Lest we forget, lest we forget. - Author: Rudyard Kipling
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#36. Like belief, doubt takes a lot of different forms, from ancient Skepticism to modern scientific empiricism, from doubt in many gods to doubt in one God, to doubt that recreates and enlivens faith and doubt that is really disbelief. - Author: Jennifer Michael Hecht
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#37. There was a lesson in here somewhere, he was sure. Or maybe he'd offended some ancient, pre-Columbian god while he'd been in South America -because this was a test. - Author: Tara Janzen
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#38. The ancient spiritual tradition is that God gives himself fully to us in silence and solitude. - Author: Brennan Manning
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#39. Why is God described in the masculine gender? Does the predominantly masculine image of God reflect an ancient patriarchal society. Or has God been imagined through Man's mind. - Author: Tarif Naaz
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#40. If you read the Scriptures, you know thy Creator and thy soul. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#41. The dust to which this flesh shall return, it is the ancient dreaming dust of God. - Author: John Mellencamp
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#42. Are you listening, Mr. Thornfield?" Sonny prepared himself for some dreadful curse in the name of God, or perhaps some ancient African demon. "I'm listening." "I forgive you. - Author: Anonymous
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#43. The time and moment of Ancient and Medieval is gone, a new change is sought from within by the lifeforce a moment that is for NOW and not holding on the Past which though Primordial is eternally in the present living for the Future. - Author: Maitreya Rudrabhayananda
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#44. This picture highlights the way Genesis is not limited to just one situation or set of perspectives. Instead, it is a chorus of different voices, a distillate of ancient Israel's experiences with God over the centuries, wrien in the form of continually adapted stories about beginnings. - Author: Anonymous
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#45. We have witnessed in the 20th century a tremendous phenomenon: the birth of the modern State of Israel. ...God is at work with His ancient chosen earthly people. We ought to pay attention to what is going on for behind the movement of nations is the hand of God. - Author: Dr. J. Otis Yoder
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#46. One should not inquire too closely where ancient legends about the gods are concerned; many things which reason rejects acquire some color of probability once you bring a god into the story - Author: Arrian
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#47. While it may be impossible to 'disprove' the existence of some 'Higher Power' or abstract Creator, it is entirely possible - through analysis and research - to find discrepancies within the ancient, organized religious traditions that support the idea of a specific God. - Author: David G. McAfee
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#48. Kaballah. The soul's path. It's an ancient way of understanding God. - Author: C.S. Quinn
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#49. There is no hell. The Witnesses believe hell is a mistranslation of Gehenna, which was an ancient garbage dump. They say that nonbelievers simply die at Armageddon, rather than being thrown into an inferno. "How can you have a kind and loving God who also roasts people?" he asks. I - Author: A. J. Jacobs
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#50. Though the ancient poet in Plutarch tells us we must not trouble the gods with our affairs because they take no heed of our angers and disputes, we can never enough decry the disorderly sallies of our minds. - Author: Michel De Montaigne
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#51. About how we were all created by a super-powerful dude named God who lives up in the sky? Total bullshit. The whole God thing is actually an ancient fairy tale that people have been telling one another for thousands of years. We made it all up. Like Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny. - Author: Ernest Cline
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#52. The ancient Hebrews did not write the name of God. I often wish the Christians would follow suit, as never was a word more misused in writing and speaking than the name of the Lord. - Author: Dagobert D. Runes
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#53. Thus I found that I had been encamped with the ancient Arameans. They thought God was present only on the mountains;[10] I thought God was present only in the present. - Author: Mark Shea
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#54. I like that ancient Saxon phrase, which calls The burial-ground God's-Acre! It is just; It consecrates each grave within its walls, And breathes a benison o'er the sleeping dust. - Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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#55. It causes the world great indignation that the question of God and his revelation could be taken so seriously, as seriously as it was taken by the teachers and synods of the ancient church, and by Lutherans, Reformed, and Catholics in the century of the Reformation. - Author: Hermann Sasse
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#56. In ancient times, determinism rested on a belief in an omniscient God. Today, it is not old-time religion, but, rather, our culture's newfound faith - science - that challenges the belief in free will. - Author: Jeffrey M. Schwartz
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#57. Once I sought out a celebrated ethnologist, and amused him with peculiar questions regarding the ancient Philistine legend of Dagon, the Fish-God; but soon perceiving that he was hopelessly conventional, I did not press my inquiries. - Author: H.P. Lovecraft
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#58. There is, of course, only one chosen nation. But Abraham Lincoln would call America 'an almost chosen nation' because he believed that America had a providential role to play in history, inspired by the example of God's ancient covenant people. - Author: Meir Soloveichik
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#59. The Devil has the broadest perspectives for God; therefore, he keeps so far away from God
the Devil being the most ancient friend of wisdom - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#60. In the ancient Near East, circumcision was practiced by most of the nations. Here God radically changes, for his own people, the meaning of this common cultural practice. - Author: Craig G. Bartholomew
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#61. I am circling around God, around the ancient tower, and I have been circling for a thousand years, and I still don't know if I am a falcon, or a storm, or a great song. - Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
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#62. He spoke!" Ivan said, eyes wide. "The dog talked! Oh my god."
"An ancient witch you can believe in, but not a talking dragon that looks like a dog?" Chudo-Yudo said, sounding slightly piqued. "Hmph. Young people today have such limited imaginations. - Author: Deborah Blake
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#63. When women are restricted from the service of God in any capacity, the Church is mistakenly allowing an imperfect male-dominated ancient culture to drive our understanding and practice of Christ's redeeming work, instead of Jesus Christ and the whole of the Scriptures. - Author: Sarah Bessey
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#64. The ancient God created the old man, capable of erring
thus he erred himself. - Author: Yevgeny Zamyatin
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#65. I understand that you believe that it works,' said Thrower patiently. 'But everything in the world is either science or miracles. Miracles came from God in the ancient times, but those times are over. Today if we wish to change the world, it isn't magic but science that will give us our tools. - Author: Orson Scott Card
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#66. The interdependency of humankind, the relevance of relationship, the sacredness of creation is ancient, ancient wisdom. - Author: Rebecca Adamson
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#67. Idolatrous beliefs have eroded the foundations of truth. Whether ancient or modern, all have posed alternatives to the biblical way of approaching God. - Author: Billy Graham
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#68. Don't tell anyone, but on the pagan day of the sun god Ra, I kneel at the foot of an ancient instrument of torture and consume ritualistic symbols of blood and flesh ... And if any of you care to join me, come to the Harvard chapel on Sunday, kneel beneath the crucifix, and take Holy Communion. - Author: Dan Brown
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#69. The ancient path of communion with God is knowing what He's really like. And prayer is simply keeping company with God. - Author: Chip Ingram
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#70. In American religion, as in ancient Gnosticism, there is almost no sense of God's difference from us - in other words, his majesty, sovereignty, self-existence, and holiness. God is my buddy, my inmost experience, or the power source for my living my best life now. - Author: Michael S. Horton
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#71. matter how liberal a church may seem, Christian dogma still revolves around an ancient, paternalistic image of God the Father, who quite frankly isn't much more believable than the Easter Bunny or Santa Claus. - Author: Gudjon Bergmann
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#72. What is the Tao Te Ching? Five hundred years before the birth of Jesus, a God-realized being named Lao-tzu in ancient China dictated 81 verses which are regarded by many as the ultimate commentary on the nature of existence. - Author: Wayne Dyer
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#73. I have not tolerated an atheist in the ranks of the SS. Every member has a deep faith in God, in what my ancestors called in their language Waralda, the ancient one, the one who is mightier than we are. - Author: Heinrich Himmler
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#74. It's a perfect moment to quietly meditate on the cosmic Great Mother who can inspire us all; the divine, feminine Spirit of nurturance known as The Goddess, so revered in ancient times and being rediscovered by women today. - Author: Sarah Ban Breathnach
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#75. Do you know my dog's name?
[ ... ]
"It is from an ancient word, kerberos. It means 'spotted.'"
I blinked. "You're a genuine Greek god. You're the Lord of the Underworld. And ... you named your dog *Spot*? - Author: Jim Butcher
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#76. Ah, why Should we, in the world's riper years, neglect God's ancient sanctuaries, and adore Only among the crowd and under roofs That our frail hands have raised? - Author: William C. Bryant
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#77. The British Government in India constitutes a struggle between modern civilization, which is the Kingdom of Satan, and the ancient civilization, which is the Kingdom of God. - Author: Mahatma Gandhi
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#78. Amid ancient lore the Word of God stands unique and pre-eminent. Wonderful in its construction, admirable in its adaptation, it contains truths that a child may comprehend, and mysteries into which angels desire to look. - Author: Frances Harper
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#79. This ancient affirmation of Scripture and the Christian tradition provides a teleological hope and direction that gives meaning to life now and moves us toward the future with faith and confidence in God's redemptive purpose and power. - Author: Cynthia Peters Anderson
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#80. We are taught that God made our planet in six days.

Some know of an ancient story which tells that although He was well pleased with His work, God decided His world needed a special touch of magic.

So, on the seventh day, God created Scotland.

Cathy M. Donnelly - Author: Cathy M. Donnelly
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#81. Unlike many deities of the ancient Near East, the God of Israel shared his power with no female divinity, nor was he the divine husband or lover of any. - Author: Elaine Pagels
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#82. God created music as a common language for all men. It inspires the poets, the composers and the architects. It lures us to search our souls for the meaning of the mysteries described in ancient books. - Author: Khalil Gibran
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#83. It was the craving to be a one and only people which impelled the ancient Hebrews to invent a one and only God whose one and only people they were to be. - Author: Eric Hoffer
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#84. For a long time on Earth humans didn't worship good gods; that's a new idea. The ancient Greek gods, the Hindu gods, are fairly amoral, most of them. We get stuck when we insist that God be both good and all-powerful. - Author: Barbara Ehrenreich
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#85. After the destructionofthe Second Temple Jewslived by an ancient and fundamental insight, that God does not live in buildings but in the human heart. - Author: Jonathan Sacks
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#86. In the ancient world, this was understood by the Christians, our only (if very imperfect) predecessors: Humility is a virtue, pride a vice; We comes from God, I from the Devil. - Author: Yevgeny Zamyatin
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#87. Certain ancient cavilers have gone so far as to deny that the female sex, as opposed to the male sex, is made in the likeness of God, which likeness they must have taken to be, as far as I can tell, in the beard. - Author: Marie De Gournay
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#88. Since ancient Time began,
Ever on some great soul God laid an infinite burden
The weight of all this world, the hopes of man,
Conflict and pain, and fame immortal are his guerdon. - Author: Richard Watson Gilder
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#89. Mom was all about hellfire and brimstone. Her Old Testament God was a colossal, ancient brute, a maelstrom of blood and fire, of appetite and wrath. - Author: Laird Barron
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#90. Whatever else the ancient Israelites believed about their God, he was not a tame God. - Author: N. T. Wright
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#91. [Our] plan is to follow the example of the prophets and the ancient fathers of the church, and to compose psalms ... so that the Word of God may be among the people also in the form of music. - Author: Martin Luther
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#92. The two stallions, the silver and the black, represent the equine god (whomsoever horses pray to) in this ritual so ancient that no one knows what god to thank. - Author: Janet Morris
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#93. I have been into many of the ancient cathedrals - grand, wonderful, mysterious. But I always leave them with a feeling of indignation because of the generations of human beings who have struggled in poverty to build these altars to the unknown god. - Author: Elizabeth Cady Stanton
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#94. All ancient polytheisms revered one high god above all others. - Author: Lesley Hazleton
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#95. The Christian religion is, above all the religions that ever prevailed or existed in ancient or modern times, the religion of wisdom, virtue, equity and humanity. - Author: John Adams
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#96. The fear of climatic catastrophes is an ancient one and not unlike our fear of strangers. In the past, people believed that the climate almost always changes for the worse, and only rarely for the better - God's punishment for sinful behavior. - Author: Hans Von Storch
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#97. Reading the Bible responsibly and respectfully today means learning what it meant for ancient Israelites to talk about God the way they did, and not pushing alien expectations onto texts written long ago and far away. - Author: Peter Enns
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#98. [God] does not bind the ancient folk to outward doctrine as if they were learning their ABC's. - Author: John Calvin
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#99. Three old men with moon-silver hair and slow, ponderous movement took him in their arms and laid him on a marble slab and set silver coins on his eyes and swung incense over him, murmuring as
priests do to fill what might otherwise be a god-sent silence. - Author: M.C. Scott
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