For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish, but have eternal life.
When life is good, enjoy it. But when life is hard, remember:
God gives good times and hard times, and no one knows what tomorrow will bring. (Ecclesiastes 7:14, New Century Version)
The presence of God is the finest of rewards.
It didn't come from the Government down. There was no dictum, no declaration, no censorship, to start with, no! Technology, mass exploitation, and minority pressure carried the trick, thank God.
I want the presence of God Himself, or I don't want anything at all to do with religion... I want all that God has or I don't want any.
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.
past hope present
God's Final Message to His Creation:
'We apologize for the inconvenience.
Paul valued his life, but the doing of God's will was his highest priority.Jehovah's Witnesses worldwide feel the smae. Although, as Jesus foretold, they are 'objects of hatred by all the nations'.
A lot of people remember hating President Lyndon Baines Johnson and loving Janis Joplin and Jim Morrison, depending on the point of view. God rest their souls.
I would rather have this life of combat than the moral calm and mournful stupor of these last years. God give me struggle, enemies, howling crowds, all the combot of which I am capable.
The idea which tyrants find most useful is the idea of God.
If God did not exist it would be necessary to invent Him. But all nature cries aloud that He does exist."