Self And God Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 100 Quotes About Self And God

#1. Just as there are none good but God, and nothing good but goodness, so there are no loves but love its self, the very love; and that what I call the other unnatural loves, are not loves at all in their own right but become so only so far as they participate in the very love. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#2. Self pity is of the devil, and if I wallow in it, I cannot be used by God for his purpose in the world. - Author: Oswald Chambers
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#3. You are believing not in your god but in yourself if your god knows no better than you do ... and yet, in this alone, I am afraid, you have already been fooling yourself. - Author: Criss Jami
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#4. Self-realization means to know truth through yourself, and not through others. By seeking God first, through Self-realization, all things-strength, power, prosperity, wisdom, health, and immortality-will be added unto you. - Author: Paramahansa Yogananda
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#5. The universe must exist for the self-expression of God and the delight of God. - Author: Ernest Holmes
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#6. Whatever man loves, that is his god. For he carries it in his heart; he goes about with it night and day; he sleeps and wakes with it, be it what it may - wealth or self, pleasure or renown. - Author: Martin Luther
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#7. If we have a relationship with Jesus Christ and believe the Bible to be the Word of God, then we have no room for wallowing in the swamp of self-pity. - Author: Lois Mowday Rabey
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#8. One good, compassionate and caring Self is a thousand times greater than all the fanciful, imaginary supernatural entities in the world. - Author: Abhijit Naskar
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#9. It says in the Bible, in plain words, that God made a self-portrait. He created man in His own image - man and woman - for God is Love.Why should we start thinking of a god up in the clouds with wings, if He dwells within us in the spirit of Love?! - Author: Thor Heyerdahl
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#10. Instead of giving God His rightful place at the center of our lives, we have substituted the "god" of Self. Only Christ can change our hearts - and through us begin to change our world. - Author: Billy Graham
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#11. There is only one problem on which all my existence, my peace, my happiness depend: to discover myself in discovering God. If I find Him I will find myself and if I find my true self I will find Him. - Author: Thomas Merton
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#12. You are God's design to decorate this world. You are a repertoire of wisdom and an encyclopedia of God's knowledge. - Author: Ikechukwu Joseph
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#13. Thomas seems to be implying a threefold, originally Neoplatonic, model that he would have known through the writings of Pseudo-Dionysius, comprising (1) God in God-self; (2) the exitus, or procession of creatures from God; and finally (3) the reditus, or the return of creatures to God. - Author: Bernard McGinn
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#14. You're a soul made by God, made for God, and made to need God, which means you were not made to be self-sufficient. - Author: John Ortberg
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#15. Two loves have made two different cities: self-love hath made a terrestrial city, which rises in contempt of God; and Divine Love hath made a celestial one, which rises in contempt of self. The former glories in itself - the latter in God. - Author: Saint Augustine
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#16. It is only by remembering that 'Another lives in me' that we can die daily to that old, false, usurping self, and that we can continue to be drawn further in and higher up into the life of God. To 'practice the presence' is to continually call to mind this great reality. - Author: Leanne Payne
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#17. Pride lives on the defensive against anyone and anything that tries to subtract from its self-sustained worth. Confidence, on the other hand, is driven by the certainty of God-given identity and the conviction that nothing can take that identity away. - Author: Beth Moore
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#18. The greatest secret for eliminating the inferiority complex, which is another term for deep and profound self-doubt, is to fill your mind to overflowing with faith. Develop a tremendous faith in God and that will give you a humble yet soundly realistic faith in yourself. - Author: Norman Vincent Peale
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#19. He who is able to accept everything gladly from the Lord - including darkness, dryness, flatness - and completely disregard self is he who lives for Him. - - Author: Watchman Nee
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#20. The promises of prayer are extraordinary, but for prayer to work as God promises it to work, it must be purged of self and doubt. - Author: Leslie Ludy
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#21. Is our rational and self-reliant generation really supposed to accept the idea that God the Almighty not only created the universe but, interestingly enough, also has a stake in our lives? - Author: Gudjon Bergmann
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#22. In understanding and developing your true identity, you can stand on solid ground because you are a person of God's unique creation - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#23. Walking away from bad situations and negative people sets a healthier tone for the rest of your life. It also gives those who do not know any better the opportunity to self-correct. - Author: Gary Hopkins
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#24. There is but one way in which God should be loved, and that is to take no step except with Him and for Him, and to follow with a generous self-abandonment every thing which He requires. - Author: Francois Fenelon
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#25. When you're connected to a source and to each other through conversation, through making love, through meditation, playing games with your kids, all that stuff, then your self-esteem's going to go up. - Author: Jack Canfield
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#26. Turn your cheek' only works with physical slaps, only works pre-Second coming. Against guns, bombs, and the most inhumane practices ever conceived, we must protect ourselves. We must become the agents of God's vengeance. - Author: Peter Tieryas
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#27. The priest knows, as every one knows, that there is no longer any "God," or any "sinner," or any "Saviour" that "free will" and the "moral order of the world" are lies : serious reflection, the profound self conquest of the spirit, allow no man to pretend that he does not know it. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#28. Prayer makes a godly man, and puts within him "the mind of Christ," the mind of humility, of self-surrender, of service, of pity, and of prayer. If we really pray, we will become more like God, or else we will quit praying. - Author: Edward McKendree Bounds
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#29. God's strength is rooted in being faithful to his true Self, in just Being good. The Devil's strength depends on synergies, agreements, cooperation and beliefs. - Author: Robin Sacredfire
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#30. Brokenness involves removing inappropriate pride and self-reliance and building healthy God-reliance. - Author: John C. Maxwell
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#31. A conviction that you are a daughter of God gives you a feeling of comfort in your self-worth. It means that you can find strength in the balm of Christ. It will help you meet the heartaches and challenges with faith and serenity. - Author: James E. Faust
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#32. I believe in God, Sunshine. I've always believed that God exists," he says. And what he says next isn't self-pity or angst or melodrama. It's truth. "I just know that he hates me." Maybe - Author: Katja Millay
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#33. Don't let anyone or anything to diminish your inner beauty and value of who you are. You are who God says you are. Believe it and embrace it. - Author: Euginia Herlihy
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#34. A real friend is one who helps us to think our best thoughts, do our noblest deeds, and be our finest selves. - Author: Elizabeth George
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#35. How can one love self without being selfish? How can one love others without losing self? The answer is: By loving both self and neighbor in God. It is His Love that makes us love both self and neighbor rightly. - Author: Fulton J. Sheen
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#36. God loves you and created you in His own image. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#37. God isn't looking for powerful individuals who are strong, independent, courageous and self-sufficient. Rather, God is seeking vulnerable individuals who have weaknesses, deficiencies, inadequacies and who are willing to stop relying on their own abilities. - Author: Dana Arcuri
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#38. And so then, keep on growing, My son. Keep on becoming. And keep on deciding what you want to become in the next highest version of your Self. Keep on working toward that. Keep on! Keep on! This is God Work we're up to, you and I. So keep on! - Author: Neale Donald Walsch
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#39. ... he strove to leave his life in the hands of God, and to forget himself. - Author: Elizabeth Gaskell
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#40. There is a realm in which miracles are possible and do take place. The door to this realm is the belief in all possibilities and YOU are the key. - Author: Vivian Amis
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#41. It is a self-evident truth that a person who truly prays and seeks God's wisdom in life recognizes the sovereignty of God and is committed to seeking God's wisdom in life's important choices. - Author: Ravi Zacharias
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#42. The God of the universe
the creator of nitrogen and pine needles, galaxies and E-minor
loves us with a radical, unconditional, self-sacrificing love. And what is our typical response? We go to church, sing songs, and try not to cuss. - Author: Francis Chan
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#43. Brokenness is the STRIPPING OF SELF-RELIANCE AND INDEPENDENCE FROM GOD ... but he is cast in total dependence upon the grace of God working in and through him. - Author: Nancy Leigh DeMoss
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#44. Repentance means turning from as much as you know of your sin to give as much as you know of yourself to as much as you know of your God, and as our knowledge grows at these three points so our practice of repentance has to be enlarged. - Author: J.I. Packer
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#45. Every element of our own self-reliance must be put to death by the power of God. The moment we recognize our complete weakness and our dependence upon Him will be the very moment that the Spirit of God will exhibit His power. - Author: Oswald Chambers
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#46. Sometimes, after shedding all the loads with the view of making your heavy and sinking boat lighter so that you can sail and move on with the journey of purposeful life, you realize that there is one more thing to offload: disobedience, and there is one more thing to load: absolute faith! - Author: Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
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#47. God created you for His high purpose, discovering and understanding that that purpose is important - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#48. Death surrenders us totally to God: it makes us enter into him; we must, in return, surrender ourselves to death with absolute love and self-abandonment since, when death comes, all we can do is to surrender ourselves completely to the domination and guidance of God. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#49. Our lives should not be self-centered and static; rather, they should be others-centered and active, making a difference for the kingdom of God. - Author: Wendy Blight
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#50. Psychotherapy is what God has been secretly doing for centuries by other names; that is, he searches through our personal history and heals what needs to be healed - the wounds of childhood or our own self-inflicted wounds. - Author: Thomas Keating
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#51. It's a saying they have, that a man has a false heart in his mouth for the world to see, another in his breast to show to his special friends and his family, and the real one, the true one, the secret one, which is never known to anyone except to himself alone, hidden only God knows where. - Author: James Clavell
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#52. Know will of God and keep to His ways. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#53. You tend to become that, what you want most. Look to the light of God, expect the best and give it your best. Make success happen with devotion and dedication. You can do it. - Author: Mark LaMoure
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#54. An artist is somebody that puts themselves in a room, they're a wee bit self-indulgent and you know, sink into their music and it [will] be a very personal experience. An entertainer was somebody that took their God-given talent and shared it with people. And I've always wanted to be an entertainer. - Author: Johnny Reid
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#55. I liked, as I like still, to make words look self-conscious and foolish, to bind them by mock marriage of a pun, to turn them inside out, to come upon them unawares. What is this jest in majesty? This ass in passion? How do god and devil combine to form a live dog? - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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#56. People will doubt you, but do you doubt your own self? People will insult your integrity, but do you trust yourself? If you are at peace with yourself and with God, you can be at peace with the world. - Author: Nana Awere Damoah
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#57. The confidence we have in God and in ourselves, gives us the courage to dare great things. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#58. O beautiful for spacious skies, ... O beautiful for heroes proved In liberating strife, Who more than self their country loved, And mercy more than life! America! America! May God thy gold refine, Til all success be nobleness And every gain divine! - Author: Katharine Lee Bates
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#59. I am seeing life in two dimensions; human and divine. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#60. I think that the joy of writing a novel is the self-exploratio n that emerges and also that wonderful feeling of playing God with the characters. When I sit down at my writing desk, time seems to vanish ... I think the most important thing for a writer is to be locked in a study. - Author: Erica Jong
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#61. Wonder why some people tend to see science as something which takes man away from God. As I look at it, the path of science can always wind through the heart. For me, science has always been the path to spiritual enrichment and self-realisation. - Author: A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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#62. Hell is only the Cringe Eternal and the Place of our Self's Undoing. When Nietzsche proclaimed "God is Dead!" he forgot to add that Satan is also dead and we are free from all that antique tat. - Author: Grant Morrison
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#63. Me, when it comes to religion, I have no God. When I'm cool, I don't need anyone, and when I'm feeling shitty and this big empty hole opens up inside me, I just know there's never been a god that could fill it and there never will be. - Author: Etgar Keret
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#64. Whether we speak of the death to self or a sinking down in humility and meekness before God or faith in the Lamb of God, it all means one thing - a deliverance from self to find our liberty and our blessedness in the living sacrifice of ourselves for all around us. THE END - Author: Andrew Murray
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#65. Self reliance, the height and perfection of man, is reliance on God. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#66. The shape of evil is much more superficiality and blindness than the usual list of hot sins. God hides, and is found, precisely in the depths of everything. - Author: Richard Rohr
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#67. Our thinking will automatically improve when we remember the words of Paul: 'know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and the spirit of God dwelleth in you? - Author: Thomas S. Monson
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#68. Accept me for who iam or leave me the way iam, for a true image of God needs no Photoshop and the core of who i really am has no settings - Author: Morgan Chabane
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#69. The idolatry the exists in a man's heart always wants to lead him away from his Savior and back to self-reliance no matter how pitiful that self-reliance is or how many times it has betrayed him. - Author: Matt Chandler
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#70. It is enough if God approves of me and all are against me. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#71. You won't ever get ahead if you keep feeling sorry for yourself. You must stop all the negative talk and start thinking positive. You have a lot of potential but your life won't change until you change how you think. - Author: Michele Woolley
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#72. You are to make your own way prosperous ... Even God cannot do it for you; you will have to do it yourself by doing the right things; taking right decisions, talking right, thinking right, being at the right place with the right-kind of people and by reading the right materials. - Author: Jaachynma N.E. Agu
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#73. The biggest secret of self-esteem is this: Begin to appreciate other people more; show respect for any human being merely because he is a child of God and therefore a thing of value. - Author: Maxwell Maltz
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#74. Always remember, no matter how big you get in life, God is still bigger; when you feel to be at your lowest point, Satan is still at the bottom. - Author: Anthony Liccione
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#75. Gymnastics, for me, gave me a lot of self-pride: that drive to want to be great at something for myself. But it also gave me a sense of appreciation toward God. Now that I'm getting older, I really appreciate the talents God gave me. Not just physically, but mentally and emotionally. - Author: Amanda Borden
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#76. The soul is kissed by God in its innermost regions. With interior yearning, grace and blessing are bestowed. It is a yearning to take on God's gentle yoke, It is a yearning to give one's self to God's Way. - Author: Hildegard Of Bingen
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#77. I am a political animal, because for God's sakes I think "We The People" is a job. I think experienced self government demands on all levels - intellectual, moral, historical, and spiritual level. We are supposed to be engaged and give directions to our elected employees. - Author: Ted Nugent
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#78. One will have to know the Self. Unless Self is known, God [Allah] cannot be attained. The power of Self should be attained. The power of Self is an abode of infinite bliss. There is no unhappiness there at all. This happiness is there even if someone insults you! - Author: Dada Bhagwan
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#79. It is difficult to make a man miserable while he feels worthy of himself and claims kindred to the great God who made him. - Author: Abraham Lincoln
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#80. Every time you close another door - be it the door of immediate satisfaction, the door of distracting entertainment, the door of busyness, the door of guilt and worry, or the door of self-rejection - you commit yourself to go deeper into your heart and thus deeper into the heart of God. - Author: Henri J.M. Nouwen
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#81. In times of difficulty, if we die to self and put God's will first (Matt. 6:33), we can be sure that He will either take us out of the trouble or bring us through. - Author: Warren W. Wiersbe
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#82. May power of the Holy Spirit, renew your thoughts and attitudes. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#83. You didn't choose God. He chose you. When you stop feeling hurt by everyone and plotting your comeback, he has some very important things he wants you to accomplish with your life. - Author: Shannon L. Alder
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#84. The True Self is not our creation, but God's. It is the self we are in our depths. It is our capacity for divinity and transcendence. - Author: Sue Monk Kidd
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#85. The mind itself is of the form of all, i.e., of soul, God and world; when it becomes of the form of the Self through knowledge, there is release, which is of the nature of Brahman: this is the teaching. - Author: Ramana Maharshi
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#86. In this age of humanism, man is seduced by society with the lie that he can become his own god ... the New Age movement is polluted with self and it will never bow before God - at least not until Christ returns. - Author: Billy Graham
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#87. We live in a day and time when our rights sometimes take precedence over our pursuit of righteousness, when we get caught in the rush of seeking self rather than seeking God. - Author: Lysa TerKeurst
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#88. The problem with holiness is that once we look into the face of it we are no longer capable of taking that which is odious and filthy and somehow pretending that it's translucent and clean. In other words, we have to do one of the most revolting things possible; we have to face ourselves. - Author: Craig D. Lounsbrough
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#89. Worry is nothing but practical infidelity. The person who worries reveals his lack of trust in God and that he is trusting too much in self. - Author: Lee Roberson
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#90. Man can try to name love, showering upon it all the names at his command, and still he will involve himself in endless self deceptions. If he possesses a grain of wisdom he will lay down his arms and name the unknown by the more unknown - ignotum per ignotius - that is by the name of God. - Author: Carl Jung
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#91. Your soul is your mind, your will and your emotions. When the Word gets rooted in there and begins to change your mind, it begins to heal your emotions and turn your will away from self-will and onto doing the will of God. - Author: Joyce Meyer
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#92. Jesus regularly visualized the success of his efforts ... 'I always do what pleases God.' ... Was this conceit? Or was it enlightened creativity and self-knowledge? ... Jesus was full of self-knowledge and self-love. His 'I am' statements were what he became. - Author: Laurie Beth Jones
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#93. In solitude I get rid of my scaffolding ...
Solitude molds self-righteous people into gentle, caring, forgiving persons who are so deeply convinced of their own great sinfulness and so fully aware of God's even greater mercy that their life itself becomes ministry. - Author: Henri J.M. Nouwen
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#94. Only in a state of solitude, when you willingly stay face to face with God, can He help you to open yourself, and show the impurities preventing you from moving forward and help you to identify your unique gift, life mission and destination - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#95. But God considers the sins of unforgiveness, anger, hatred, self-pity, lovelessness, and revenge to be just as bad as any others. - Author: Stormie O'martian
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#96. Your hope doesn't come from within-not in the sense of self, anyway. It comes from God alone. If not, then it will crumble and blow as dust to the wind. You have only to fix your sights on Jesus. - Author: Tracie Peterson
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#97. Tantra is only recommended for someone who has a very developed will power, a terrific sense of humor, and a sense that nothing else matters but God and self-realization. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#98. There is no room for God's Word in our culture, where our children are without reverence for God or faith in the Bible. There is no room for our Lord's creed of purity and self-denial when the media sends forth a constant barrage of profanity and indecency and materialism. - Author: Billy Graham
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#99. To live more for God and others one must die more to self and sin. - Author: Orrin Woodward
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#100. Jesus is much more concerned about shaking your foundations, giving you an utterly alternative self image, world image, and God image, and thus reframing your entire reality. Mere inspiration can never do this. - Author: Richard Rohr
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