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My parents were the same in the pulpit as they were at home. I think that's where a lot of preachers' kids get off base sometimes. Because they don't see the same things at both places.
If we had more hell in the pulpit, we would have less hell in the pew.
Politics and the pulpit are terms that have little agreement.
The words of the Bible, and the Bible alone, should be heard from the pulpit.
Ellen G. White
One of my great goals in life is to live long enough to where I am in the pulpit, preaching my heart out, and I die on the spot, my chin hits the pulpit - boom! - and I'm down and out. What a way to die!
Charles R. Swindoll
Truth is the silliest thing under the sun. Try to get a living by the Truth and go to the Soup Societies. Heavens! Let any clergyman try to preach the Truth from its very stronghold, the pulpit, and they would ride him out of his church on his own pulpit bannister.
When it's foggy in the pulpit it's cloudy in the pew.
One thing you really have to watch as a writer is getting on a soapbox or pulpit about anything. You don't want to alienate readers.
I am an activist. I have a really big pulpit with my fiction and I love knowing that I can make people think.
Ever since the collapse of cap and trade legislation and the realization that President Obama is unlikely to ever utter the words 'climate change' in public again, much less use the bully pulpit to prepare the nation for the catastrophic risks of inaction, the movement has been in a funk.
I think President Obama has used the bully pulpit as a way to attack capitalism.
If I do not return to the pulpit this weekend, millions of people will go to hell.
Let me make the newspapers, and I care not what is preached in the pulpit or what is enacted in Congress.
It's healthy for government to be a kind of moral catalyst, using the bully pulpit of high office.
You can't stand for too many things. You can't use the bully pulpit for too many things. So, I promise you, every day, I am going to talk about jobs, spending, and education.
He spends his life explaining from his pulpit that the glory of Christianity consists in the fact that though it is not true it has been found necessary to invent it.
Hector Hugh Munro
I take it for granted that you do not wish to hear an echo from the pulpit nor from the theological class-room.
I think that Hiphop should be a pulpit for the people.
I know the problem of obesity. I got to tell you, I think that's tepid. I just don't think the bully pulpit is going to be enough to sufficiently fight obesity. We're going to have to have incentives in here.
The most important thing a pastor does is stand in a pulpit every Sunday and say, 'Let us worship God.' If that ceases to be the primary thing I do in terms of my energy, my imagination, and the way I structure my life, then I no longer function as a pastor.
Eugene H. Peterson
But here's the bottom line, the president of the United States, he controls the bully pulpit, he can talk about anything he wants to talk about.
Their spirituality was in nature, even though Emerson was a preacher on the pulpit, he ended up going out into nature for direct, face-to-face communication with God, if you want to call all of this creation part of God.
I feel that I communicate best when I am not deliberately being linear. Along this same line, I feel some of the best sermons I've ever heard were in the theatre rather than the pulpit - as, for example, in the Theatre of the Absurd.
Poetry had far better imply things than preach them directly... in the open pulpit her voice grows hoarse and fails.
F. L. Lucas
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