Men are undoubtedly more in danger from prosperity than from adversity.—John Calvin
The kingdom of Christ in your realm—Martin Bucer<br />
True believing Christians are sheep among wolves—Conrad Grebel
We are conquered if we try too conscientiously not to sin at all.—Martin Luther
“The Scriptures teach that there are two opposing princes and two opposing kingdoms: the one is the Prince of peace; the other the prince of strife.”—Menno Simons
Today is the Fourth of July, and I'm remembering a moment two years ago when I stood outside a prison door, realizing how freedom can catch hold of people in rancorous places. But I had to get up close before that realization hit home.
“I have no use for cranks who despise music, because it is a gift of God. Next after theology, I give to music the highest place and the greatest honor.”—Martin Luther.
“Human nature is like a drunk peasant. Lift him into the saddle on one side, over he topples on the other side.”—Martin Luther.
“Farewell to those who want an entirely pure and purified church. This is plainly wanting no church at all.”—Martin Luther
“[T]he church which is outwardly without spot and blemish”—Menno Simons, Why I do not Cease Teaching and Writing
“When I get a little money I buy books; and if any is left, I buy food and clothes.”—Erasmus (in Peter’s Quotations)
“To make intercessions for men is the most powerful and practical way in which we can express our love for them.”—John Calvin
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