God

Sólo Dios Basta

Nada te turbe, nada te espante, todo se pasa; Dios no se muda. La paciencia todo lo alcanza. Qien a Dios tiene nada le falta. Sólo Dios Basta. Teresa de Àvila - mística y monja católica española (1515-1582), del poema "Nada te Turbe", que se encontró junto a ella tras su muerte y que ahora forma parte de los "Cantos de Taizé" Let nothing disturb you, Let nothing affright you. All things are...

God’s hands

I have held many things in my hands and I have lost them all. But whatever I have placed in God’s hands, that I still possess. falsely attributed to Martin Luther - German reformer (1483-1546), was classified as "inauthentic" by experts of the Martin Luther Foundation

Let God work

The very best and noblest attainment in this life is to be silent and let God work and speak within. Meister Eckhart - born Eckhart von Hochheim, German mystic (1260-1328), from his sermon “Dum medium silentium tenerent omnia et nox in suo cursu medium iterhaberet ete” (Sermon 101)

Suffering

The Lord did not create suffering. (...) But after man had chosen suffering in preference to the joys of union with God, the Lord turned suffering itself into a way by which man could come to the perfect knowledge of God. Thomas Merton OCSO - religious name M. Louis, American Trappist monk, writer, and mystic (1915-1968), from "No man is an island", chapter V "The Word of the Cross", 12...

Livets mål

En gång svarade jag ja till någon – eller något. Från den stunden härrör vissheten att tillvaron är meningsfylld och att mitt liv därför, i underkastelse, har ett mål. Dag H. A. C. Hammarskjöld - Svensk jurist, 1953-61 FN:s generalsekreterare, Nobels fredspris postumt 1961 (1905-1961), från en dagboksanteckning från Pingstdagen, den 21 maj 1961, publicerad i "Vägmärken" (postumt 1963) At some...

God’s word

In the church it is not decisive what I say, what you say, what so and so says, rather Thus sais the Lord. In ecclesia non valet hoc ego dico, hoc tu dicis, hoc ille dicit, sed Haec dicit Dominus. attributed to Augustine of Hippo - known as Aurelius Augustinus, early Christian theologian and philosopher, one of the four Latin Doctors of Church (354-430), inscription under the portrait...

Liebe das Leben

Liebe das Lebendenn jede trübe Stimmung ist eine Illusion.denn schlechte Launen sind ein Beweis, daß Du gegen Deine Bestimmung lebst.denn was immer geschieht, es liegt an Dir, ob Du Zufriedenheit oder Unglück darin erkennst.denn der ganze Tag schmeckt so, wie Du ihn am Morgen gewürzt hast.denn Zufriedenheit heißt nicht, das Beste gepachtet zu haben, sondern mit Gottes Hilfe das Beste aus...

Recipe for Christmas

Recipe for a beautiful Christmas: A starry sky Peacefulness for prayer An encounter with Christ, the Son of God Singing to the glory of God A helping hand for others Good wishes from a fellow human being … and the Christmas story. wish for Christmas – inspired by an online article at "Christliche Perlen": "Recipe for a beautiful Christmas" ("Rezept für ein schönes Weihnachten") (5 September...

Coincidence

Coincidence is God's way of remaining anonymous. wisdom - often optionally attributed to Albert Schweitzer (German-born French missionary and doctor, Nobel Peace Prize 1952, 1875-1965) or Albert Einstein (German physicist, Nobel Prize in physics 1921, 1879-1955)

Journey

God never said that the journey would be easy, but He did say that the arrival would be worthwhile. Max Lucado – American author and evagelicale theologean, minister at Oak Hills Church (b. 1955), from "Safe in the Shepherd's Arms: Hope and Encouragement from Psalm 23" (2001), Quotations book 2024

Preach natural

We must preach, not after the manner of doctors of divinity, but after the manner of those unlearned and ignorant men in the olden time who had been with Jesus, and learned of him. Brethren, some of you have too much armor on. Put it off: be simple, be natural, be artless, be plain-spoken, be trustful in the living God, and you will succeed. Charles Haddon Spurgeon - English Baptist pastor...

Spread love

I pray that each one of you be holy and so spread His love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without coming away better, happier. Mother Teresa - born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, Albanian-born Indian nun and order's founder, Nobel Peace Prize 1979 (1910-1997), Quotations book 2024

Radiate love

Each time anyone comes in contact with us, they must become different and better people because of having met us. We must radiate God’s love. Mother Teresa - born Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, Albanian-born Indian nun and order's founder, Nobel Peace Prize 1979 (1910-1997)

Churches

Like harbours at sea, God established His churches in cities; that you might flee to them from the tossing of life's commotions, and find still water. Johan Chrysostom – born Johan of Antioch, Greek Doctor of Church, 398-407 Archbishof of Constantinopel (344 or 349-407), from his sermon on the Baptism of Christ

Faith instead of anxiety

The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety. Georg Müller - German protestant Theologean and the director of the Ashley Down orphanage in Bristol, England, (1805-1898), as quoted in "The Churchman" (25 December 1897)

Faith

Faith is the fantastic adventure in trusting Him. acronym, following Cornelia Arnolda Johanna "Corrie" ten Boom – Dutch writer, member of the resistance (1892-1983), Quotations book 2024

Look at God

If you look at the world, you'll be distressed. If you look within, you'll be depressed. If you look at God, you'll be at rest. Cornelia Arnolda Johanna "Corrie" ten Boom – Dutch writer, member of the resistance (1892-1983), from "The Hiding Place: The Triumphant True Story of Corrie Ten Boom" (1971), Quotations book 2023

Бог есть жизнь

Знать бога и жить – одно и то же. Лев Николаевич Толстой - русский писатель (1828-1910), из "Исповедь", Глава XII (1882)

Watchword 2023

You are the God who sees me. The Bible, Genesis 16:13 (NIV) The Protestant pastor and song writer Otto Riethmüller (1889-1939) - he belonged to the Confessing Church - decided in 1930 under the impression of the Nacional Socialism’s propaganda, to give henceforth every calendar year a headline with a Bible verse. An act of civil courage! He has established a tradition that still exists today....

Tilbage til Gud

Ingen forvilder sig saa langt bort, at han ikke kan finde tilbage til Dig. No one strays so far away that he cannot find his way back to you. Søren Aabye Kierkegaard – Danish Protestant theologian an philosopher (1813-1855), known as one of the most important academics in Denmark, from "The Changelessness of God" ("Guds Uforanderlighed. En Tale", 1855), Quotations book...