Quotations for Daily Use


"At the end of the day I can only ask God to give a merciful judgement on today and all its decisions. It is now in His hand." Dietrich Bonhoeffer, (4 February 1906 – 9 April 1945) was a German Lutheran pastor, theologian, anti-Nazi dissident, and key founding member of the Confessing Church.

"Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness." Lamentations 3:22-23 New International Version (NIV)

"He has shown you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God?" Micah 6:8

"The longer I live, the more I read, the more patiently I think, and the more anxiously I inquire, the less I seem to know justly. Love mercy. Walk humbly, This is enough . . . So questions and so answers your affetionate grandfather." John Adams, (1735–1826), 2nd president of the US 1797–1801

“Some people read the Bible and fall asleep. For me, it was a jolt. The worst thing as a Christian is to go through life asleep.” Padre Leo of Nuevo Laredo, Mexico - Author, Sonia Nazario, in Enrique's Journey writes, "Padre Leo tells church members that they, too, were once migrants. Saint Joseph was a migrant. The Bible was written by migrants. Running off a migrant, he says, is like turning against yourself. A person must be more than spiritual, he tells them. They must act."

"The most frightful of all spectacles is the strength of civilzation without its mercy." Thomas Babington Macaulay, 1st Baron (1800–59), English historian, essayist, and philanthropist

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