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Faith is a living, daring confidence in God's grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times.
God's plan for enlarging His kingdom is so simple - one person telling another about the Savior. Yet we're busy and full of excuses. Just remember, someone's eternal destiny is at stake. The joy you'll have when you meet that person in heaven will far exceed any discomfort you felt in sharing the gospel.
I have brought myself, by long meditation, to the conviction that a human being with a settled purpose must accomplish it, and that nothing can resist a will which will stake even existence upon its fulfillment.
A time will come when a politician who has willfully made war and promoted international dissension will be as sure of the dock and much surer of the noose than a private homicide. It is not reasonable that those who gamble with men's lives should not stake their own.
H. G. Wells
Your own safety is at stake when your neighbor's wall is ablaze.
All religion seems to need to prove that it's the only truth. And that's where it turns demonic. Because that's when you get religious wars and persecutions and burning heretics at the stake.
John Shelby Spong
The acceptance of death gives you more of a stake in life, in living life happily, as it should be lived. Living for the moment.
No true believer could be intolerant or a persecutor. If I were a magistrate and the law carried the death penalty against atheists, I would begin by sending to the stake whoever denounced another.
All my games were political games; I was, like Joan of Arc, perpetually being burned at the stake.
When people lack jobs, opportunity, and ownership of property they have little or no stake in their communities.
Happiness is understanding that friendship is more precious than mere things, more precious than getting your own way, more precious than being in situations where true principles are not at stake.
J. Donald Walters
If you greatly desire something, have the guts to stake everything on obtaining it.
President Obama's reckless defense cuts that are hanging over our cloud, hanging over the horizon could put almost 44,000 jobs at stake right here in Pennsylvania. we are not going to let that happen. You know why? Because No. 1, national defense is the first priority of the federal government.
Just as everybody has the vote including women, I think children should, because as a child is conscious of itself then it has to me an existence and has a stake in what happens.
Work with your competitors when the interest of the community and planet are at stake.
Wherever the relevance of speech is at stake, matters become political by definition, for speech is what makes man a political being.
Maintain democracy or go to dictatorship: that is what is at stake in these elections.
Mario Vargas Llosa
Worthless is the nation that does not gladly stake its all on its honor.
What is at stake in the debate over health care is more than the mere crafting of policy. The issue is now the identity of the Democratic Party.
I need some kind of emotional stake in it to write my lyrics, assuming that place. It might just be an emotion I understand but am not currently experiencing necessarily.
I'm not afraid of death. It's the stake one puts up in order to play the game of life.
There is too much at stake for us to surrender to the politics of polarization.
In England we burnt redheads at the stake, because we thought they were witches. There are still young redheads in Britain getting ripped for having red hair. 'Oy, Ginger!'
History is full of people who went to prison or were burned at the stake for proclaiming their ideas. Society has always defended itself.
Each and every day, Israel's very existence is at stake.
For myself, if I am to stake all I have and hope to be upon anything, I will venture it upon the abounding fullness of God - upon the assurance that, as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are His ways higher than our ways, and His thoughts than our thoughts.
Henry Norris Russell
Villains used to always die in the end. Even the monsters. Frankenstein, Dracula - you'd kill them with a stake. Now the nightmare guy comes back.
Benicio Del Toro
I think any man would be nervous if his liberty is at stake.
My job is to provide the president with the richest possible consideration, so that he knows what is at stake in whatever decision he makes.
The war on terror, if this is a war on terror, can only be won by a sincere regional and international cooperation. All have to believe they have something at stake and work together. In the absence of this it will become political and interest-oriented.
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