Category Archives: Godly Sayings

Obedience as a Key to Usefulness

“Let thy child’s first lesson be obedience, and the second will be what thou wilt.” -Benjamin Franklin The principle is simple: teach a child how to listen and obey authority, and once this lesson is learned, the parent is free … Continue reading

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Men Hate Those to Whom They Have to Lie

“Men hate those to whom they have to lie.” -Victor Hugo If men hate those to whom they have to lie, then who in this sinful world would be more hated than God? For man’s deeds are so often evil … Continue reading

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Great Souls Suffer in Silence

“Great souls suffer in silence.” -Friedrich Schiller That is to say, those who are noble or virtuous do not complain or grumble about their sufferings, but suffer in silence. Yea, many times perhaps we may never even see or be … Continue reading

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Oblivion, or Everlasting Glory?

“Oblivion is the rule, and fame the exception, of humanity.” -Antoine de Rivarol In general, we think that because we are great at the present moment, we will continue to be considered great throughout all time. We are short-sighted, and … Continue reading

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Excerpts from Martin Luther's "Concerning Christian Liberty"

I thought it fitting to quote some excerpts from Martin Luther’s letter “Concerning Christian Liberty,” which has been translated from the original German into English. Luther has done such an amazing job of describing redemption, and the exchanged life with … Continue reading

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God is Perfectly Just

“The judge is condemned, when the criminal is acquitted.” -Publilius Syrus The quote above describes perfectly why it was necessary for God to send His Son to earth to make a payment for man’s sins. God is perfectly just, and … Continue reading

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Entertainment is the Devil's Substitute for Joy

“Entertainment is the devil’s substitute for joy.” -Leonard Ravenhill Consider the passing “happiness” that entertainment imparts: it is only for a brief moment, and has no personal bearing on your own life. Now consider joy, as only God can give: … Continue reading

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