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Now Heaven and Earth are older than the temples, and older than the Scriptures.
If we should ever get to Heaven, we shall find nobody to reproach us for being black, or for being slaves.
My mother had been educated at a convent, and she had been converted to communism by my father during Stalin's most rampant period, at the beginning of the 1930s. So she had two gods, God in heaven and god on earth.
Guillermo Cabrera Infante
If the Lord should bring a wicked man to heaven, heaven would be hell to him; for he who loves not grace upon earth will never love it in heaven.
Satan understands the power of men and women united in righteousness. He is still stinging from his banishment into eternal exile after Michael led the hosts of heaven, comprised of valiant men and women united in the cause of Christ, against him.
Sheri L. Dew
I never thought 'Stairway to Heaven' was a long song. I loved how there was this part and then there was another part that was completely different.
The little windflower, whose just opened eye is blue as the spring heaven it gazes at.
William C. Bryant
I'm a church boy. I got whuppin's. So I'm afraid at any moment my grandmother could just swing down from heaven with a switch.
The wind from the Kingdom of Heaven has blown all over the world, and shall blow for centuries yet.
George William Russell
Your enjoyment of the world is never right, till every morning you awake in Heaven: see yourself in your Father's palace; and look upon the skies, the earth, and the air as celestial joys: having such a reverend esteem of all, as if you were among the angels.
No one is worthy of a good home here or in heaven that is not willing to be in peril for a good cause.
John Mason Brown
My grandmother made sure that I went to church every Sunday. And she'd come over and pick us boys up, and we would go to the Nazarene church. And back then, that was about as close to heaven as I ever got, because just the time to be able to spend with her, and she was very, very religious.
I believe that every human being is sufficiently depraved that when we get to Heaven, no one will be able to say, 'I merited this.'
This fear of the Lord is indeed the beginning of wisdom. This consciousness of sin is the straight pathway to heaven.
Joseph Barber Lightfoot
Sitting in my favorite coffeehouse with a new notebook and a hot cup of java is my idea of Heaven.
I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving: To reach the port of heaven, we must sail sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it, but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor.
What you present as the gospel will determine what you present as discipleship. If you present as the gospel what is essentially a theory of the atonement, and you say, 'If you accept this theory of the atonement, your sins are forgiven, and when you die you will be received into heaven,' there is no basis for discipleship.
Any well-read man knows that the moral difference between the condition of the world before Christianity was planted and since Christianity took root is the difference between night and day, the kingdom of heaven and the kingdom of the devil.
J. C. Ryle
What we're going to do is redouble our efforts on financial regulatory reform, because that has in it sensible things like say on pay, so at least the shareholders are minding the store, sensible things like saying, for heaven's sakes, compensation should be focused on - on long term, so that you don't have rewards for short-term risk-taking.
We live so little time in this world that it is no matter how wretched and miserable we are, if it prepares us for heaven.
By the God of thy Father who shall help thee, and by the Almighty, who shall bless thee with blessings of heaven above, blessings of the deep that lieth under, blessings of the breasts and of the womb.
If we knew exactly what animal life was like before the fall into sin and knew what nature was like before the law of entropy invaded it, we would already be living in heaven.
Americans in the Civil War period were very interested in Heaven and what it might be like, because they were having to face the fact that many of their loved ones were gone and many of their loved ones, they hoped, were in this other realm called Heaven.
Drew Gilpin Faust
Nothing is more precious than peace, by which all war, both in Heaven and Earth, is brought to an end.
Ignatius of Antioch
For why should we not admire more the angels themselves and the blessed choirs of heaven?
Giovanni Pico della Mirandola
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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