Kemal Ataturk - I consider myself a non-denominational Christian. I grew up in a Bible church and still hold those beliefs very close to me.
[ Beliefs Bible Christian Church Close Consider Grew Hold Myself Still Those Up Very]
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Josiah Bailey - I was married awfully young and I felt trapped. My wife had been divorced and all the time we were married we were out of the Church. It wasn't until we were divorced that we became good Catholics again.
[ Again Awfully Became Been Catholics Church Divorced Felt Good Had Married Out Time Trapped Until Were Wife Young]
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Amber Benson - I was sent to a nice Church of England girls' school and at that time, after university, a woman was expected to become a teacher, a nurse or a missionary - prior to marriage.
[ After Become Church England Expected Girls Marriage Missionary Nice Nurse Prior School Sent Teacher Time University Woman]
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Chuck Berry - No one can fail to see that the power of the Church among large numbers in many communities is today diminishing, or has already ceased.
[ Already Among Ceased Church Communities Diminishing Fail Large Many Numbers Power See Today]
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Danielle Berry - No religion can long continue to maintain its purity when the church becomes the subservient vassal of the state.
[ Becomes Church Continue Long Maintain Purity Religion State Subservient]
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Marion Berry - The Ethical Society, therefore, is like a Church in maintaining, and emphasizing the importance of maintaining the custom of public assemblies on Sunday.
[ Assemblies Church Custom Emphasizing Ethical Importance Maintaining Public Society Sunday Therefore]
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Joseph E. Brown - We are insisting and we will continue to insist that this faith of the church must continue to be upheld come rain, come fire. That is our position.
[ Church Come Continue Faith Fire Insist Insisting Must Our Position Rain Upheld Will]
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Julie Brown - We have been filled with grief as we have witnessed the decline of the North American Church that was once filled with missionary zeal and yet now seems determined to bury itself in a deadly embrace with the spirit of the age.
[ Age American Been Bury Church Deadly Decline Determined Embrace Filled Grief Itself Missionary North Now Once Seems Spirit Witnessed Yet Zeal]
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Dominic Chianese - Most of us spend the first six days of each week sowing wild oats; then we go to church on Sunday and pray for a crop failure.
[ Church Crop Days Each Failure First Go Most Oats Pray Six Sowing Spend Sunday Then Us Week Wild]
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Jack Chick - Some movie stars wear their sunglasses even in church. They're afraid God might recognize them and ask for autographs.
[ Afraid Ask Autographs Church Even God Might Movie Recognize Some Stars Sunglasses Their Them Wear]
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Lydia M. Child - The first time I sang in the church choir; two hundred people changed their religion.
[ Changed Choir Church First Hundred Religion Sang Their Time Two]
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Paul Coffey - Among our own people also the church sorely needs clergy in close touch with the ordinary life of the laity, living the life of ordinary men, sharing their difficulties and understanding their trials by close personal experience.
[ Also Among Church Clergy Close Difficulties Experience Life Living Men Needs Ordinary Our Own Personal Sharing Sorely Their Touch Trials Understanding]
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Benjamin Cohen - Men who hold a theory of the Church which excludes from communion those whom they admit to have the Spirit of Christ simply proclaim that their theory is in flat contradiction to the spiritual fact.
[ Admit Christ Church Communion Contradiction Excludes Fact Flat Hold Men Proclaim Simply Spirit Spiritual Their Theory Those Which Whom]
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Alan Colmes - I belong to a church and I try to do my Christian duty, so I am against alcohol... But we need the tax money.
[ Against Alcohol Am Belong Christian Church Duty Money Need Tax Try]
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Rodney Dangerfield - When I go to Rome, I fast on Saturday, but in Milan I do not. Do you also follow the custom of whatever church you attend, if you do not want to give or receive scandal.
[ Also Attend Church Custom Fast Follow Give Go Milan Receive Rome Saturday Scandal Want Whatever]
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J. Wallace Day - The ordinary ministry is that which receives all of its direction from the will of God revealed in the Scriptures and from those means which God has appointed in the church for its continual edification.
[ Appointed Church Continual Direction God Means Ministry Ordinary Receives Revealed Scriptures Those Which Will]
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Taylor Dayne - Therefore, the church is not absolutely necessary as an object of faith, not even for us today, for then Abraham and the other prophets would not have given assent to those things which were revealed to them from God without any intervening help of the church.
[ Abraham Absolutely Any Assent Church Even Faith Given God Help Intervening Necessary Object Other Prophets Revealed Them Then Therefore Things Those Today Us Were Which Without Would]
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Johnny Depp - He was of the faith chiefly in the sense that the church he currently did not attend was Catholic.
[ Attend Catholic Chiefly Church Currently Did Faith Sense]
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Edsger Dijkstra - In a jazz atmosphere, the audience members were so quiet and respectful of the musicians that you felt you were almost part of a meeting at a church or a temple, where everyone was completely in tune with the sermon and what the whole event was about.
[ Almost Atmosphere Audience Church Completely Event Everyone Felt Jazz Meeting Members Musicians Part Quiet Respectful Sermon Temple Tune Were Where Whole]
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Philip Emeagwali - In the West there has always been the attempt to try make the religious building, whether it's a Medieval or Renaissance church, an eternal object for the celebration of God. The material chosen, such as stone, brick, or concrete, is meant to eternally preserve what is inside.
[ Always Attempt Been Brick Building Celebration Chosen Church Concrete Eternal Eternally God Inside Make Material Meant Medieval Object Preserve Religious Renaissance Stone Such Try West Whether]
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Richard Farnsworth - The real act of marriage takes place in the heart, not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make - not just on your wedding day, but over and over again - and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife.
[ Act Again Ballroom Choice Church Day Heart Husband Just Make Marriage Over Place Real Reflected Synagogue Takes Treat Way Wedding Wife Your]
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Barney Frank - If all the rich and all of the church people should send their children to the public schools they would feel bound to concentrate their money on improving these schools until they met the highest ideals.
[ Bound Children Church Concentrate Feel Highest Ideals Improving Met Money Public Rich Schools Send Should Their These Until Would]
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Steve Garvey - Clearly the person who accepts the Church as an infallible guide will believe whatever the Church teaches.
[ Accepts Believe Church Clearly Guide Infallible Person Teaches Whatever Will]
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Jose Ortega y Gasset - Hold firmly that our faith is identical with that of the ancients. Deny this, and you dissolve the unity of the Church.
[ Ancients Church Deny Dissolve Faith Firmly Hold Identical Our Unity]
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Frank Gehry - There is but one Church in which men find salvation, just as outside the ark of Noah it was not possible for anyone to be saved.
[ Anyone Ark Church Find Just Men Noah Outside Possible Salvation Saved Which]
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Gale Gordon - Remarkable is the greater openness of the Catholic Church towards people of other religious traditions and persuasions. The development has not been without problems, since some people have resisted it and others have pushed openness beyond the desirable point.
[ Been Beyond Catholic Church Desirable Development Greater Openness Other Others Persuasions Point Problems Pushed Religious Remarkable Resisted Since Some Towards Traditions Without]
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt - There is no dogma that the organ or harmonium can be used in church, but not the drum.
[ Church Dogma Drum Organ Used]
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Julius Gordon - Vatican II declares the Church... as necessary for salvation.
[ Church Declares Ii Necessary Salvation Vatican]
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Kim Gordon - With reference to other religions, the Church sees a great difference between them and herself. The other religions are expressions of the human soul seeking God, with some beautiful spiritual insights, but also not without errors. Christianity is rather God seeking humanity.
[ Also Beautiful Between Christianity Church Difference Errors Expressions God Great Herself Human Humanity Insights Other Rather Reference Religions Seeking Sees Some Soul Spiritual Them Without]
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Germaine Greer - I'm Presbyterian and I don't go to church very much.
[ Church Go Much Presbyterian Very]
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Henri Gregoire - Running is my church.
[ Church Running]
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Roland Joffe - There is no salvation outside the church.
[ Church Outside Salvation]
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Louis MacNeice - A group of politicians deciding to dump a President because his morals are bad is like the Mafia getting together to bump off the Godfather for not going to church on Sunday.
[ Bad Because Bump Church Deciding Dump Getting Godfather Going Group His Mafia Morals Off Politicians President Sunday Together]
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Julia Marlowe - People go to church for the same reasons they go to a tavern: to stupefy themselves, to forget their misery, to imagine themselves, for a few minutes anyway, free and happy.
[ Anyway Church Few Forget Free Go Happy Imagine Minutes Misery Reasons Same Tavern Their Themselves]
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Cliff Martinez - Without a common loyalty to either a state or a church they have nevertheless a vast deal in common.
[ Church Common Deal Either Loyalty Nevertheless State Vast Without]
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Richard McCabe - I would say that social work began in my mind in the Unitarian Church when I was ten or twelve years old, and I started to do things that I thought would help other people.
[ Began Church Help Mind Old Other Say Social Started Ten Things Thought Twelve Unitarian Work Would Years]
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Hugh McCulloch - I thought Winston Churchill was a young man of promise, but it appears he is a young man of promises.
[ Appears Churchill Man Promise Promises Thought Winston Young]
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Danica McKellar - We have taken a giant step forward in correcting some of the misconceptions people have about the church. I think that we've made a lot of friends.
[ Church Correcting Forward Friends Giant Lot Made Misconceptions Some Step Taken Think]
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Ouida - I'm very soulful. I grew up singing in church. When I sing a song, I like to feel what I'm singing.
[ Church Feel Grew Sing Singing Song Soulful Up Very]
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Major Owens - If men are wont to play with swearing anywhere, can we expect they should be serious and strict therein at the bar or in the church.
[ Anywhere Bar Church Expect Men Play Serious Should Strict Swearing Therein Wont]
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Antoinette Perry - In the Church of Jesus Christ there can and should be no non-theologians.
[ Christ Church Jesus Should]
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John Buchanan Robinson - In an age robbed of religious symbols, going to the shops replaces going to the church. We have a free choice, but at a price. We can win experience, but never achieve innocence. Marx knew that the epic activities of the modern world involve not lance and sword but dry goods.
[ Achieve Activities Age Choice Church Dry Epic Experience Free Going Goods Innocence Involve Knew Lance Marx Modern Never Price Religious Replaces Robbed Shops Sword Symbols Win World]
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Zack de la Rocha - Some will have to cease thinking of the Church as a memorial association for a deceased clergyman called Christ.
[ Association Called Cease Christ Church Clergyman Deceased Memorial Some Thinking Will]
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Herbert Samuel - I beg you, look for the words 'social justice' or 'economic justice' on your church Web site. If you find it, run as fast as you can. Social justice and economic justice, they are code words.
[ Beg Church Code Economic Fast Find Justice Look Run Site Social Web Words Your]
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Earl Scruggs - I have devoted my energies to the study of the scriptures, observing monastic discipline, and singing the daily services in church; study, teaching, and writing have always been my delight.
[ Always Been Church Daily Delight Devoted Discipline Energies Observing Scriptures Services Singing Study Teaching Writing]
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Haile Selassie - A church debt is the devil's salary.
[ Church Debt Devil Salary]
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Jeanne Shaheen - The Church is not a gallery for the exhibition of eminent Christians, but a school for the education of imperfect ones.
[ Christians Church Education Eminent Exhibition Gallery Imperfect Ones School]
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Rudolf Steiner - Having a clear faith, based on the creed of the church is often labeled today as fundamentalism. Whereas relativism, which is letting oneself be tossed and swept along by every wind of teaching, look like the only attitude acceptable to today's standards.
[ Acceptable Along Attitude Based Church Clear Creed Every Faith Fundamentalism Having Labeled Letting Look Often Oneself Only Relativism Standards Swept Teaching Today Tossed Whereas Which Wind]
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Casey Stengel - The fact that the church is convinced of not having the right to confer priestly ordination on women is now considered by some as irreconcilable with the European Constitution.
[ Church Confer Considered Constitution Convinced European Fact Having Irreconcilable Now Ordination Priestly Right Some Women]
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Jackie Torrence - Nobody seems to know yet how television is going to affect the radio, movies, love, housekeeping or the church, but it has definitely revived vaudeville.
[ Affect Church Definitely Going Housekeeping How Know Love Movies Nobody Radio Revived Seems Television Vaudeville Yet]
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Lee Trevino - There is a continuum of values between the churches and the general community. What distinguishes the handling of these values in the churches is mainly the heavier dosage of religious vocabulary involved.
[ Between Churches Community Continuum Distinguishes Dosage General Handling Heavier Involved Mainly Religious These Values Vocabulary]
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Wim Wenders - For centuries the leaders of Christian thought spoke of women as a necessary evil, and the greatest saints of the Church are those who despise women the most.
[ Centuries Christian Church Despise Evil Greatest Leaders Most Necessary Saints Spoke Those Thought Women]
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George C. Williams - If you love god, burn a church.
[ Burn Church God Love]
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- Compared to America or Europe, God isn't a big part of our lives here. I don't know anyone here who goes to church when he's had a rough divorce or is going through depression. We go out into nature instead.
[ America Anyone Big Church Compared Depression Divorce Europe Go God Goes Going Had Here Instead Into Know Lives Nature Our Out Part Rough Through]
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- What is a wife and what is a harlot? What is a church and what is a theatre? are they two and not one? Can they exist separate? Are not religion and politics the same thing? Brotherhood is religion. O demonstrations of reason dividing families in cruelty and pride!
[ Brotherhood Church Cruelty Demonstrations Dividing Exist Families Harlot Politics Pride Reason Religion Same Separate Theatre Thing Two Wife]
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- You can't seperate modern jazz from rock or from rhythm and blues - you can't seperate it. Because that's where it all started, and that's where it all come from - that's where I learned to keep rhythm - in church.
[ Because Blues Church Come Jazz Keep Learned Modern Rhythm Rock Started Where]
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- Winston Churchill was not entirely British. His mother was American, making Sir Winston part Iroquois Indian.
[ American British Churchill Entirely His Indian Iroquois Making Mother Part Sir Winston]
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- Praying privately in churches, I began to discover that heaven was my true home and also that it was here and now, woven into this life.
[ Also Began Churches Discover Heaven Here Home Into Life Now Praying Privately True Woven]
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- As for the British churchman, he goes to church as he goes to the bathroom, with the minimum of fuss and no explanation if he can help it.
[ Bathroom British Church Explanation Fuss Goes Help Minimum]
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- My first solo was in church when I was five.
[ Church First Five Solo]
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- The president of the branch in Atlanta was a pastor of a church, the Reverend Sam Williams, a wonderful guy. He was middle-class and fairly militant for the time and place.
[ Atlanta Branch Church Fairly Guy Middle-Class Militant Pastor Place President Reverend Sam Time Williams Wonderful]
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- Distance does not decide who is your brother and who is not. The church is going to have to become the conscience of the free market if it's to have any meaning in this world - and stop being its apologist.
[ Any Become Being Brother Church Conscience Decide Distance Does Free Going Market Meaning Stop World Your]
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- Last winter when I was coming home from church one Thursday evening, I saw somebody run around the house again. I told my father of that.
[ Again Around Church Coming Evening Father Home House Last Run Saw Somebody Thursday Told Winter]
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- Oh, Mrs. Churchill, do come over, someone has killed father.
[ Churchill Come Father Killed Mrs Oh Over Someone]
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- Winston Churchill would be great to have around the table.
[ Around Churchill Great Table Winston Would]
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- Yet through history gays have always dominated religious life and churches.
[ Always Churches Dominated Gays History Life Religious Through Yet]
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- It was not just the Church that resisted the heliocentrism of Copernicus.
[ Church Just Resisted]
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- We follow the rules laid out in the Bible for running our church.
[ Bible Church Follow Laid Our Out Rules Running]
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- It is sufficient to say, what everybody knows to be true, that the Irish population is Catholic, and that the Protestants, whether of the Episcopalian or Presbyterian Church, or of both united, are a small minority of the Irish people.
[ Both Catholic Church Episcopalian Everybody Irish Knows Minority Population Presbyterian Protestants Say Small Sufficient True United Whether]
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- It is death that goes down to the center of the earth, the great burial church the earth is, and then to the curved ends of the universe, as light is said to do.
[ Burial Center Church Curved Death Down Earth Ends Goes Great Light Said Then Universe]
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- If fishing is a religion, fly fishing is high church.
[ Church Fishing Fly High Religion]
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- While attendance at traditional churches has been declining for decades... the evangelical movement is growing, and it is changing the way America worships.
[ America Attendance Been Changing Churches Decades Declining Evangelical Growing Movement Traditional Way While Worships]
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- When I'm on stage, I'm trying to do one thing: bring people joy. Just like church does. People don't go to church to find trouble, they go there to lose it.
[ Bring Church Does Find Go Joy Just Lose Stage Thing Trouble Trying]
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- The Church cannot be content to live in its stained-glass house and throw stones through the picture window of modern culture.
[ Cannot Church Content Culture House Live Modern Picture Stones Through Throw Window]
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- I sang on Church Street, every place that had a stage.
[ Church Every Had Place Sang Stage Street]
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- Every day people are straying away from the church and going back to God.
[ Away Back Church Day Every God Going]
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- All churches and all religions contain aspects of the truth, but only God is truth.
[ Aspects Churches Contain God Only Religions Truth]
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- There is no one true church.
[ Church True]
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- A church is a hospital for sinners, not a museum for saints.
[ Church Hospital Museum Saints Sinners]
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- I loved getting to do Promised Land with him. I mean, he's really there for you. We did one very emotional scene in the church. He's just a wonderful acting partner. You feel very safe with him.
[ Acting Church Did Emotional Feel Getting Him Just Land Loved Mean Partner Promised Really Safe Scene Very Wonderful]
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- Christ and The Church: If he were to apply for a divorce on the grounds of cruelty, adultery and desertion, he would probably get one.
[ Adultery Apply Christ Church Cruelty Desertion Divorce Get Grounds Probably Were Would]
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- I support non-discrimination for homosexuals, but I think, or at least I have the right to think - without saying whether I think it or not - I have the right to think, along with the catechism of the Catholic Church, that homosexuality is morally wrong.
[ Along Catholic Church Homosexuality Homosexuals Least Morally Right Saying Support Think Whether Without Wrong]
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- Out of the depths, O Lord, out of the depths,' begins the most beautiful of the services of our church, and it is out of the depths of my life that I must bring the incidents of this story.
[ Beautiful Begins Bring Church Depths Incidents Life Lord Most Must Our Out Services Story]
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- Is it faith to understand nothing, and merely submit your convictions implicitly to the Church?
[ Church Convictions Faith Implicitly Merely Nothing Submit Understand Your]
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- I contend the state ought to do its thing and provide legal rights for all couples who want to be joined together for life. The church should bless unions that it sees fit to bless, and they should be called marriages.
[ Bless Called Church Contend Couples Fit Joined Legal Life Marriages Ought Provide Rights Sees Should State Thing Together Unions Want]
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- That's what they do in Europe. You go down to the city hall and you become legally connected. You have a civil union there. Then, if you're religious, you go down to the church, and the church blesses the union. That gets the problem solved.
[ Become Blesses Church City Civil Connected Down Europe Gets Go Hall Legally Problem Religious Solved Then Union]
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- I believe with all my heart that the Church of Jesus Christ should be a Church of blurred edges.
[ Believe Blurred Christ Church Edges Heart Jesus Should]
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- What I think is that we in the church - and especially I as an Archbishop - I'm responsible for maintaining our rules, and making sure we hold to unity in the Body of Christ.
[ Archbishop Body Christ Church Especially Hold Maintaining Making Our Responsible Rules Sure Think Unity]
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- What I'd say about that is that we must respect homosexuals in the church. I've got many homosexual friends, the issue is not in any way a homophobic reaction on my part.
[ Any Church Friends Got Homophobic Homosexual Homosexuals Issue Many Must Part Reaction Respect Say Way]
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- I'm completely in favor of the separation of Church and State. My idea is that these two institutions screw us up enough on their own, so both of them together is certain death.
[ Both Certain Church Completely Death Enough Favor Idea Institutions Own Screw Separation State Their Them These Together Two Up Us]
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- I went to Montreal. My first gig went very badly. They just weren't laughing at anything. I found out they were a load of Christians, and it was a gig to raise money for a new church roof.
[ Anything Badly Christians Church First Found Gig Just Laughing Load Money Montreal New Out Raise Roof Very Went Were Weren]
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- I have never met a happy atheist. I believe in separation of church and state, but I think we have gone so far over in the other direction of separating church and state.
[ Atheist Believe Church Direction Far Gone Happy Met Never Other Over Separating Separation State Think]
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- I couldn't do any of my other characters, you know? But I could have done the lady. Church Lady's Malibu Beach party is an idea I have for a movie, too. Yes.
[ Any Beach Characters Church Could Done Idea Know Lady Malibu Movie Other Party Too Yes]
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- Every day Catholics prove that you can be a good Catholic and a good Democrat and have a different position from the Church on abortion.
[ Abortion Catholic Catholics Church Day Democrat Different Every Good Position Prove]
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- The teachings of the Church line up more with the Democratic Party than the Republican Party.
[ Church Democratic Line More Party Republican Teachings Than Up]
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- I'm not a big fan of religion for that reason. But I am a true believer in God, and I have great faith, and I think that a spiritual connection with something is a really important part of our experience. That doesn't necessarily have anything to do with the church.
[ Am Anything Believer Big Church Connection Experience Faith Fan God Great Important Necessarily Our Part Really Reason Religion Something Spiritual Think True]
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- And what always struck me about that war period was how even Churchill had to talk socialism to keep up people's morale.
[ Always Churchill Even Had How Keep Morale Period Socialism Struck Talk Up War]
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- The miracles of the church seem to me to rest not so much upon faces or voices or healing power coming suddenly near to us from afar off, but upon our perceptions being made finer, so that for a moment our eyes can see and our ears can hear what is there about us always.
[ Afar Always Being Church Coming Ears Eyes Faces Finer Healing Hear Made Miracles Moment Much Near Off Our Perceptions Power Rest See Seem Suddenly Upon Us Voices]
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- I'm a believer. I don't go to church. I don't belong to any particular religion, but I do believe in God. I couldn't write what I write about and be creative without a certain form of belief.
[ Any Belief Believe Believer Belong Certain Church Creative Form Go God Particular Religion Without Write]
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- It's a good thing Winston Churchill was around before the shallow age of television. He might never have become one of the greatest leaders of all time.
[ Age Around Become Before Churchill Good Greatest Leaders Might Never Shallow Television Thing Time Winston]
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- Sexy ain't guys like Churchill and Lincoln.
[ Churchill Guys Lincoln Sexy]
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- The world looks at preachers out of church to know what they mean in it.
[ Church Know Looks Mean Out Preachers World]
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- Political organizations have slowly substituted themselves for the Churches as the places for believing practices. Politics has once again become religious.
[ Again Become Believing Churches Once Organizations Places Political Politics Practices Religious Slowly Substituted Themselves]
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- A Church which has lost its memory is in a sad state of senility.
[ Church Lost Memory Sad Senility State Which]
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- This doctrine of Christ and of the apostles, from which the true faith of the primitive church was received, the apostles at first delivered orally, without writing, but later, not by any human counsel but by the will of God, they handed it on in the Scriptures.
[ Any Apostles Christ Church Counsel Delivered Doctrine Faith First God Handed Human Later Primitive Received Scriptures True Which Will Without Writing]
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- Because we employ no professional preachers, it means that every sermon or lesson in church is given by a regular member - women and men, children and grandparents.
[ Because Children Church Employ Every Given Grandparents Lesson Means Member Men Preachers Professional Regular Sermon Women]
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- Each of our children during their high school years went to 'early morning seminary' - scripture study classes that met in the home of a church member every school day morning from 6:30 until 7:15.
[ Children Church Classes Day During Each Early Every High Home Member Met Morning Our School Scripture Seminary Study Their Until Went Years]
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- When one is required to preside over the Church, and be entrusted with the care of so many souls, the whole female sex must retire before the magnitude of the task, and the majority of men also.
[ Also Before Care Church Entrusted Female Magnitude Majority Many Men Must Over Preside Required Retire Sex Souls Task Whole]
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- Really I feel less keen about the Army every day. I think the Church would suit me better.
[ Army Better Church Day Every Feel Keen Less Really Suit Think Would]
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- The great achievement of the Catholic Church lay in harmonizing, civilizing the deepest impulses of ordinary, ignorant people.
[ Achievement Catholic Church Civilizing Deepest Great Ignorant Impulses Lay Ordinary]
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- Was the real Jesus of history one and the same as the Christ of faith whom we read about in the New Testament and worship in the church? Was Jesus really raised from the dead? Is he really the divine Lord of lords?
[ Christ Church Dead Divine Faith History Jesus Lord Lords New Raised Read Real Really Same Testament Whom Worship]
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- I'd like to do my first record I ever made, A Church, a Courtroom, and Then Goodbye.
[ Church Courtroom Ever First Goodbye Made Record Then]
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- There are no small churches, just small people.
[ Churches Just Small]
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- He who begins by loving Christianity more than Truth, will proceed by loving his sect or church better than Christianity, and end in loving himself better than all.
[ Begins Better Christianity Church End Himself His Loving More Proceed Sect Than Truth Will]
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- I go to St. Matthews in Pacific Palisades, an Episcopal Church.
[ Church Episcopal Go Matthews Pacific Palisades St]
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- Kinsey thought that Freud in his own way was as dangerous as the Catholic Church.
[ Catholic Church Dangerous Freud His Kinsey Own Thought Way]
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- Institutions - government, churches, industries, and the like - have properly no other function than to contribute to human freedom; and in so far as they fail, on the whole, to perform this function, they are wrong and need reconstruction.
[ Churches Contribute Fail Far Freedom Function Government Human Industries Institutions Need Other Perform Properly Reconstruction Than Whole Wrong]
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- The intelligence investigation under the leadership of Senator Church, which I know has helped cause this investigation by you, points out that the agencies did not disclose certain facts to us and that certain plots were going on.
[ Agencies Cause Certain Church Did Disclose Facts Going Helped Intelligence Investigation Know Leadership Out Plots Points Senator Under Us Were Which]
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- I walked away from going to church when I was 8. I didn't set foot in another church until I was 28.
[ Another Away Church Foot Going Set Until Walked]
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- The stars are the great Gothic churches: spires, naves, delicate flying buttresses, massive conventional buttresses, stained glass and grandeur, grandeur, grandeur.
[ Churches Conventional Delicate Flying Glass Gothic Grandeur Great Massive Stained Stars]
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- There are fully forty towers, which are lofty and well built, the largest of which has fifty steps leading to its main body, and is higher than the tower of the principal tower of the church at Seville.
[ Body Built Church Fifty Forty Fully Higher Largest Leading Lofty Main Principal Seville Steps Than Tower Towers Well Which]
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- I think there are good men and women in all decades. We've grown cynical. And look at what we do to all our heroes: Churchill, FDR, Kennedy, they all had affairs. But heroic things happen every day.
[ Affairs Churchill Cynical Day Decades Every Good Grown Had Happen Heroes Heroic Kennedy Look Men Our Things Think Women]
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- I pastor a very large church in western Australia. We have about - over 2,000 people, which we have a Bible school, community services, a lot of things linked with it. So my life's very full today. Not enough days in the week.
[ Australia Bible Church Community Days Enough Full Large Life Linked Lot Over Pastor School Services Things Today Very Week Western Which]
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- The bishops will govern the Church, the priests will do all the work and the deacons will have all the fun.
[ Bishops Church Fun Govern Priests Will Work]
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- Well, I've never left my faith - but have I made a lot of mistakes? But was I fortunate that I was brought up in that Pentecostal church, where I heard about God's love and God's forgiveness.
[ Brought Church Faith Forgiveness Fortunate God Heard Left Lot Love Made Mistakes Never Pentecostal Up Well Where]
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- A woman's asking for equality in the church would be comparable to a black person's demanding equality in the Ku Klux Klan.
[ Asking Black Church Comparable Demanding Equality Klan Klux Ku Person Woman Would]
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- I had explained that a woman's asking for equality in the church would be comparable to a black person's demanding equality in the Ku Klux Klan.
[ Asking Black Church Comparable Demanding Equality Explained Had Klan Klux Ku Person Woman Would]
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- God is sufficient in all ages for His church.
[ Ages Church God His Sufficient]
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- I add, that those who are bent on restoring the whole church ought to be well instructed in the word, and to abstain from doing anything under the pretext of simplicity.
[ Abstain Add Anything Bent Church Doing Instructed Ought Pretext Restoring Simplicity Those Under Well Whole Word]
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- I go farther, and say, that it is plainly our duty to desire pastors and teachers to take the care of such congregations, and that God did raise up such in the church as we see it in the word.
[ Care Church Desire Did Duty Farther Go God Our Pastors Plainly Raise Say See Such Take Teachers Up Word]
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- I had always owned them to be the Word of God... the careful reading of the Acts afforded me a practical picture of the early church; which made me feel deeply the contrast with its actual present state; though still, as ever beloved by God.
[ Acts Actual Afforded Always Beloved Careful Church Contrast Deeply Early Ever Feel God Had Made Owned Picture Practical Present Reading State Still Them Though Which Word]
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- I know that those who esteem these little organised associations to be the churches of God, see nothing but mere meetings of men in every other gathering of God's children.
[ Associations Children Churches Esteem Every Gathering God Know Little Meetings Men Mere Nothing Organised Other See These Those]
Topic:
- If real churches exist, such persons are not called on to make them.
[ Called Churches Exist Make Persons Real Such Them]
Topic:
- Nationalism - in other words, the dividing of the church into bodies - consisting of such and such a nation, is a novelty, not above three centuries old, although many dear children of God are found dwelling in it.
[ Above Although Bodies Centuries Children Church Consisting Dear Dividing Dwelling Found God Into Many Nation Nationalism Novelty Old Other Such Three Words]
Topic:
- Some respected and beloved brethren insist that the forming and organising of churches is, according to God's will, the only means of finding blessing in the midst of that confusion which is acknowledged to exist.
[ According Acknowledged Beloved Blessing Brethren Churches Confusion Exist Finding Forming God Insist Means Midst Only Respected Some Which Will]
Topic:
- The Reformation did not directly touch the question of the true character of God's church.
[ Character Church Did Directly God Question Reformation Touch True]
Topic:
- Depressions may bring people closer to the church but so do funerals.
[ Bring Church Closer Depressions Funerals May]
Topic:
- It is impossible for us to understand the Church if we regard her as subject to the limitations of human culture. For she is essentially a supernatural organism which transcends human cultures and transforms them to her own ends.
[ Church Culture Cultures Ends Essentially Her Human Impossible Limitations Organism Own Regard She Subject Supernatural Them Transcends Transforms Understand Us Which]
Topic:
- The Church as a divine society possess an internal principle of life which is capable of assimilating the most diverse materials and imprinting her own image upon them.
[ Assimilating Capable Church Diverse Divine Her Image Internal Life Materials Most Own Possess Principle Society Them Upon Which]
Topic:
- I don't believe there is a separation of church and state. I think the Constitution is very clear. The only separation is that there will not be a government church.
[ Believe Church Clear Constitution Government Only Separation State Think Very Will]
Topic:
- I saw a photograph of a wedding conducted by Reverend Moon of the Unification Church. I wanted to understand this event, and the only way to understand it was to write about it.
[ Church Conducted Event Moon Only Photograph Reverend Saw Understand Unification Wanted Way Wedding Write]
Topic:
- I would think, to me, growing up in the south, growing up with all the gospel music, singing in the church and having that rhythm and blues - the blues background was my big inspiration.
[ Background Big Blues Church Gospel Growing Having Inspiration Music Rhythm Singing South Think Up Would]
Topic:
- Among the best traitors Ireland has ever had, Mother Church ranks at the very top, a massive obstacle in the path to equality and freedom. She has been a force for conservatism... to ward off threats to her own security and influence.
[ Among Been Best Church Conservatism Equality Ever Force Freedom Had Her Influence Ireland Massive Mother Obstacle Off Own Path Ranks Security She Threats Top Traitors Very Ward]
Topic:
- The more I do bookstores, the more people come up to me from church groups. I spoke at Pittsburg State College and had 2 or 3 ministers and book groups from a couple of churches.
[ Book Bookstores Church Churches College Come Couple Groups Had Ministers More Spoke State Up]
Topic:
- I speak for a lot of church groups, youth groups, schools, colleges and do personal appearances. I've done conventions and trade shows. A lot of different little hats.
[ Appearances Church Colleges Conventions Different Done Groups Hats Little Lot Personal Schools Shows Speak Trade Youth]
Topic:
- The history of the Church of Rome is a constant leakage of members into such breakaway cults, which go on splitting.
[ Church Constant Cults Go History Into Members Rome Splitting Such Which]
Topic:
- The church which ceases to be evangelistic will soon cease to be evangelical.
[ Cease Ceases Church Evangelical Soon Which Will]
Topic:
- When my children were born, I didn't have them baptized because I felt baptism was about erasing Original Sin - something the Church said children got from their mother - and I absolutely refused to believe women carry Original Sin.
[ Absolutely Baptism Baptized Because Believe Born Carry Children Church Erasing Felt Got Mother Original Refused Said Sin Something Their Them Were Women]
Topic:
- Baseball is like church. Many attend few understand.
[ Attend Baseball Church Few Many Understand]
Topic:
- The American Indian was an individualist in religion as in war. He had neither a national army nor an organized church.
[ American Army Church Had Indian Individualist National Neither Nor Organized Religion War]
Topic:
- I just want you to know you aren't going to church with a crook.
[ Church Crook Going Just Know Want]
Topic:
- Rather than disliking theatre, I've expressed a preference for television because it tends to deal in its small way much more with issues and is able to reach a broader church of people than theatre.
[ Able Because Broader Church Deal Expressed Issues More Much Preference Rather Reach Small Television Tends Than Theatre Way]
Topic:
- When I was growing up, I'd be in the choir. My mum was the organist in the church, so I'd sing in the church.
[ Choir Church Growing Mum Organist Sing Up]
Topic:
- Our own theological Church, as we know, has scorned and vilified the body till it has seemed almost a reproach and a shame to have one, yet at the same time has credited it with power to drag the soul to perdition.
[ Almost Body Church Credited Drag Know Our Own Perdition Power Reproach Same Scorned Seemed Shame Soul Theological Till Time Vilified Yet]
Topic:
- Churchill knew the importance of peace, and he also knew the price of it. Churchill finally got his voice, of course. He stressed strategy, but it was his voice that armed England at last with the old-fashioned moral concepts of honor and duty, justice and mercy.
[ Also Armed Churchill Concepts Course Duty England Finally Got His Honor Importance Justice Knew Last Mercy Moral Old-Fashioned Peace Price Strategy Stressed Voice]
Topic:
- The death of Pope John Paul II led many of different faiths and of no faith to acknowledge their debt to the Roman Catholic Church for holding on to absolutes that the rest of us can measure ourselves against.
[ Absolutes Acknowledge Against Catholic Church Death Debt Different Faith Faiths Holding Ii John Led Many Measure Ourselves Paul Pope Rest Roman Their Us]
Topic:
- I'm doing another Churchill. I did a Churchill for HBO and that was up to 1939 and there's talk of the war years. They were going to do it this fall, but the script wasn't going to be ready.
[ Another Churchill Did Doing Fall Going Hbo Ready Script Talk Up War Were Years]
Topic:
- We thought the church had withdrawn from interfering in Italian politics... but instead there is a terrible resurgence. These are ugly signs for freedom of expression.
[ Church Expression Freedom Had Instead Interfering Italian Politics Resurgence Signs Terrible These Thought Ugly Withdrawn]
Topic:
- My whole damn family was nice. I don't think I've imagined it. It's true. Maybe it has to do with being brought up as Christian Scientists. Half of my relatives were Readers or Practitioners in the church.
[ Being Brought Christian Church Damn Family Half Imagined Maybe Nice Practitioners Readers Relatives Scientists Think True Up Were Whole]
Topic:
- For millions of men and women, the church has been the hospital for the soul, the school for the mind and the safe depository for moral ideas.
[ Been Church Depository Hospital Ideas Men Millions Mind Moral Safe School Soul Women]
Topic:
- I teethed on books of heroes such as Winston Churchill, Abraham Lincoln and King David.
[ Abraham Books Churchill David Heroes King Lincoln Such Winston]
Topic:
- The Seventh Day Adventist Church believes that it was specially chosen by God to prepare the world for the Second Coming of His Son Jesus.
[ Adventist Believes Chosen Church Coming Day God His Jesus Prepare Second Seventh Son Specially World]
Topic:
- My mother was a wonderful, wonderful woman with a lovely voice who hated housework, hated cooking even more and loved her children. She was always arranging church activities such as a bazaar.
[ Activities Always Arranging Children Church Cooking Even Hated Her Housework Loved Lovely More Mother She Such Voice Woman Wonderful]
Topic:
- But I'll tell you what, there was a lot of farmland between Falls Church and Washington.
[ Between Church Falls Farmland Lot Tell Washington]
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- I have a lot of memories of Falls Church. I went to grade school in Madison Elementary School.
[ Church Elementary Falls Grade Lot Madison Memories School Went]
Topic:
- I remember very much there in Falls Church there was a creek that was flowing down into 4 Mile Run. I believe it's now covered up where it goes under Columbia Street. I found a whole family of weasels down there.
[ Believe Church Columbia Covered Creek Down Falls Family Flowing Found Goes Into Mile Much Now Remember Run Street Under Up Very Where Whole]
Topic:
- The first persecution of the Church took place in the year 67, under Nero, the sixth emperor of Rome.
[ Church Emperor First Persecution Place Rome Sixth Took Under Year]
Topic:
- Which prophecy of Christ we see wonderfully to be verified, insomuch that the whole course of the Church to this day may seem nothing else but a verifying of the said prophecy.
[ Christ Church Course Day Else May Nothing Prophecy Said See Seem Verified Verifying Which Whole Wonderfully]
Topic:
- The result has been that although few conservative Presbyterian churches actually worship in the Puritan way, the Puritan theology of worship remains the standard orthodoxy among them. This discrepancy sometimes leads to guilty consciences.
[ Actually Although Among Been Churches Consciences Conservative Discrepancy Few Guilty Leads Orthodoxy Presbyterian Puritan Remains Result Sometimes Standard Them Theology Way Worship]
Topic:
- Educational institutes can no longer be prizes in church politics or furnish berths for failure in other walks of life.
[ Church Educational Failure Furnish Institutes Life Longer Other Politics Prizes Walks]
Topic:
- Many come to bring their clothes to church rather than themselves.
[ Bring Church Clothes Come Many Rather Than Their Themselves]
Topic:
- For faithful Catholics, communion is not just a nice ritual: It is the body and blood of Jesus Christ, and the ultimate sign of our willingness to be incorporated into the church.
[ Blood Body Catholics Christ Church Communion Faithful Incorporated Into Jesus Just Nice Our Ritual Sign Ultimate Willingness]
Topic:
- If these hands, used to fighting, would be acceptable to His Holiness, we most thankfully dedicate them to the service of him who deserves so well of the Church and of the fatherland.
[ Acceptable Church Dedicate Deserves Fatherland Fighting Hands Him His Holiness Most Service Thankfully Them These Used Well Would]
Topic:
- I wouldn't want to criticise someone like Charlotte Church because she has done fantastically well, but personally I've always cared about the long term.
[ Always Because Cared Charlotte Church Criticise Done Fantastically Long Personally She Someone Term Want Well]
Topic:
- Church is the only place where someone speaks to me and I do not have to answer back.
[ Answer Back Church Only Place Someone Speaks Where]
Topic:
- Hearing Mass is the ceremony I most favor during my travels. Church is the only place where someone speaks to me and I do not have to answer back.
[ Answer Back Ceremony Church During Favor Hearing Mass Most Only Place Someone Speaks Travels Where]
Topic:
- When I am right, I get angry. Churchill gets angry when he is wrong. We are angry at each other much of the time.
[ Am Angry Churchill Each Get Gets Much Other Right Time Wrong]
Topic:
- I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit.
[ Bow Church Kneel Love Pray Religion Sons Spirit Temple Your]
Topic: Religion
- They're after one world religion and one world government. That's why they've attacked the Catholic Church so strongly, to ultimately take control over it by their doctrine.
[ After Attacked Catholic Church Control Doctrine Government Over Religion Strongly Take Their Ultimately Why World]
Topic:
- I sang with Anita Bryant in the Southern Baptist churches.
[ Anita Baptist Bryant Churches Sang Southern]
Topic:
- Ultimately Warhol's private moral reference was to the supreme kitsch of the Catholic church.
[ Catholic Church Kitsch Moral Private Reference Supreme Ultimately Warhol]
Topic:
- Jonathan Lynn is one of the last actors Orsen Welles used in a production. It was wonderful. He's very sharp, very sharp. It's funny I've been asked how weird it was to have a Brit do a church gospel movie.
[ Actors Asked Been Church Funny Gospel How Jonathan Last Lynn Movie Production Sharp Used Very Weird Welles Wonderful]
Topic:
- Winston Churchill aroused this nation in heroic fashion to save civilisation in World War Two. We have everything we need except political will, but political will is a renewable resource.
[ Aroused Churchill Civilisation Everything Except Fashion Heroic Nation Need Political Renewable Resource Save Two War Will Winston World]
Topic:
- Leave the matter of religion to the family altar, the church, and the private school, supported entirely by private contributions. Keep the church and state forever separate.
[ Altar Church Contributions Entirely Family Forever Keep Leave Matter Private Religion School Separate State Supported]
Topic:
- The leadership lost its nerve. Instead of taking the lead in the reform movement... they pulled the plug on it. They tried and are still trying to return the church to the dry ice of the previous century and a half.
[ Century Church Dry Half Ice Instead Lead Leadership Lost Movement Nerve Plug Previous Pulled Reform Return Still Taking Tried Trying]
Topic:
- There has always been a certain proportion of people who leave the Church on issues of authority and sex. That hasn't changed since we started doing research on it back in the early 1960s.
[ Always Authority Back Been Certain Changed Church Doing Early Hasn Issues Leave Proportion Research Sex Since Started]
Topic:
- I learned more stuff in church than I did in the world.
[ Church Did Learned More Stuff Than World]
Topic: Education
- My grandparents knew it was important that I understood Christianity and the Bible. But they never took me to church; they sent me to church.
[ Bible Christianity Church Grandparents Important Knew Never Sent Took Understood]
Topic:
- It is the custom of the Roman Church which I unworthily serve with the help of God, to tolerate some things, to turn a blind eye to some, following the spirit of discretion rather than the rigid letter of the law.
[ Blind Church Custom Discretion Eye Following God Help Law Letter Rather Rigid Roman Serve Some Spirit Than Things Tolerate Turn Which]
Topic:
- I ground my faith upon God's word, and not upon the church.
[ Church Faith God Ground Upon Word]
Topic:
- The faith of the church must be tried by God's word, and not God's word by the church; neither yet my faith.
[ Church Faith God Must Neither Tried Word Yet]
Topic:
- Artists like Bach and Beethoven erected churches and temples on the heights. I only wanted... to build dwellings for men in which they might feel happy and at home.
[ Artists Bach Beethoven Build Churches Dwellings Erected Feel Happy Heights Home Men Might Only Temples Wanted Which]
Topic:
- The state and the church seldom approve of anything I do. I don't need their approval. I don't aspire to the heterosexual nuclear family model.
[ Anything Approval Approve Aspire Church Family Heterosexual Model Need Nuclear Seldom State Their]
Topic:
- I am atheist in a very religious mould. I'm always asking myself the big questions. Where did we come from? Is there a meaning to all of this? When I find myself in church, I edit the hymns as I sing them.
[ Always Am Asking Atheist Big Church Come Did Edit Find Hymns Meaning Mould Myself Questions Religious Sing Them Very Where]
Topic:
- As God as my witness, they said, We're above the law. There's nothing you can do to us. You're just a church secretary.
[ Above Church God Just Law Nothing Said Secretary Us Witness]
Topic:
- Church is great, but I found my church here. Hugh Hefner has been nothing but a gentleman.
[ Been Church Found Gentleman Great Hefner Here Hugh Nothing]
Topic:
- I kept quiet for eight years. I did not want to hurt the church.
[ Church Did Eight Hurt Kept Quiet Want Years]
Topic:
- I was a virgin. People find that hard to believe, but when you're raised in a church, that was just the way it is.
[ Believe Church Find Hard Just Raised Way]
Topic:
- I was green. All I knew was to walk my dog and go to church.
[ Church Dog Go Green Knew Walk]
Topic:
- It doesn't say anywhere in the Constitution this idea of the separation of church and state.
[ Anywhere Church Constitution Idea Say Separation State]
Topic:
- My heart is in the Church of England but not my mind.
[ Church England Heart Mind]
Topic:
- The Christian churches were offered two things: the spirit of Jesus and the idiotic morality of Paul, and they rejected the higher inspiration... Following Paul, we have turned the goodness of love into a fiend and degraded the crowning impulse of our being into a capital sin.
[ Being Capital Christian Churches Crowning Degraded Fiend Following Goodness Higher Idiotic Impulse Inspiration Into Jesus Love Morality Offered Our Paul Rejected Sin Spirit Things Turned Two Were]
Topic:
- Hollywood is run by people who sit up in their executive office, who are not connected to Mississippi, Alabama, Chicago, South Carolina. They know nothing about that, they don't go to church, and they make their decisions about what they think is right.
[ Alabama Carolina Chicago Church Connected Decisions Executive Go Hollywood Know Make Mississippi Nothing Office Right Run Sit South Their Think Up]
Topic:
- My mother raised me in the church. I was not allowed to stay home on Sunday; there was no option. I sang in the choir all the way up until I went to college.
[ Allowed Choir Church College Home Mother Option Raised Sang Stay Sunday Until Up Way Went]
Topic:
- Usually, it is not my habit to address religious issues on the floor. I strongly believe in a person's right to religious freedom, as well as the separation of church and state.
[ Address Believe Church Floor Freedom Habit Issues Person Religious Right Separation State Strongly Usually Well]
Topic:
- It is one of the ironies of the ministry that the very man who works in God's name is often hardest put to find time for God. The parents of Jesus lost Him at church, and they were not the last ones to lose Him there.
[ Church Find God Hardest Him Ironies Jesus Last Lose Lost Man Ministry Name Often Ones Parents Put Time Very Were Works]
Topic:
- Too many church services start at eleven sharp and end at twelve dull.
[ Church Dull Eleven End Many Services Sharp Start Too Twelve]
Topic:
- There's nothing worse, I guess, than being black in an all-white church or being southern and being a liberal.
[ Being Black Church Guess Liberal Nothing Southern Than Worse]
Topic:
- When any government, or any church for that matter, undertakes to say to its subjects, This you may not read, this you must not see, this you are forbidden to know, the end result is tyranny and oppression no matter how holy the motives.
[ Any Church End Forbidden Government Holy How Know Matter May Motives Must Oppression Read Result Say See Subjects Tyranny Undertakes]
Topic:
- I don't have to go to church. The church is within me and the experience is my own. It's my life experience.
[ Church Experience Go Life Own Within]
Topic:
- It is common for those that are farthest from God, to boast themselves most of their being near to the Church.
[ Being Boast Church Common Farthest God Most Near Their Themselves Those]
Topic:
- The way to preserve the peace of the church is to preserve its purity.
[ Church Peace Preserve Purity Way]
Topic:
- All Church power arises from the indwelling of the Spirit; therefore those in whom the Spirit dwells are the seat of Church power. But the Spirit dwells in the whole Church, and therefore the whole Church is the seat of Church power.
[ Arises Church Dwells Power Seat Spirit Therefore Those Whole Whom]
Topic:
- All Church power is, therefore, properly ministerial and administrative. Everything is to be done in the name of Christ, and in accordance with his directions.
[ Accordance Administrative Christ Church Directions Done Everything His Ministerial Name Power Properly Therefore]
Topic:
- All the reasons which require the subjection of a believer to the brethren of a particular church, require his subjection to all his brethren in the Lord.
[ Believer Brethren Church His Lord Particular Reasons Require Subjection Which]
Topic:
- As the Church is the aggregate of believers, there is an intimate analogy between the experience of the individual believer, and of the Church as a whole.
[ Aggregate Analogy Believer Believers Between Church Experience Individual Intimate Whole]
Topic:
- Christ has not only ordained that there shall be such officers in his Church - he has not only specified their duties and prerogatives - but he gives the requisite qualifications, and calls those thus qualified, and by that call gives them their official authority.
[ Authority Call Calls Christ Church Duties Gives His Officers Official Only Ordained Prerogatives Qualifications Qualified Requisite Shall Such Their Them Those Thus]
Topic:
- If all Church power vests in the clergy, then the people are practically bound to passive obedience in all matters of faith and practice; for all right of private judgment is then denied.
[ Bound Church Clergy Denied Faith Judgment Matters Obedience Passive Power Practically Practice Private Right Then Vests]
Topic:
- If the Church is a living body united to the same head, governed by the same laws, and pervaded by the same Spirit, it is impossible that one part should be independent of all the rest.
[ Body Church Governed Head Impossible Independent Laws Living Part Pervaded Rest Same Should Spirit United]
Topic:
- It is a thoroughly anti-christian doctrine that the Spirit of God, and therefore the life and governing power of the Church, resides in the ministry, to the exclusion of the people.
[ Church Doctrine Exclusion God Governing Life Ministry Power Resides Spirit Therefore Thoroughly]
Topic:
- Romanists tell us that the Pope is the vicar of Christ; that he is his successor as the universal head and ruler of the Church on earth. If this is so, he must be a Christ.
[ Christ Church Earth Head His Must Pope Ruler Successor Tell Universal Us Vicar]
Topic:
- The Church is everywhere represented as one. It is one body, one family, one fold, one kingdom. It is one because pervaded by one Spirit. We are all baptized into one Spirit so as to become, says the apostle, on body.
[ Apostle Baptized Because Become Body Church Everywhere Family Fold Into Kingdom Pervaded Represented Says Spirit]
Topic:
- The Church, during the apostolic age, did not consist of isolated, independent congregations, but was one body, of which the separate churches were constituent members, each subject to all the rest, or to an authority which extended over all.
[ Age Apostolic Authority Body Church Churches Consist Constituent Did During Each Extended Independent Isolated Members Over Rest Separate Subject Were Which]
Topic:
- The Church, however, is a self-governing society, distinct from the State, having its officers and laws, and, therefore, an administrative government of its own.
[ Administrative Church Distinct Government Having However Laws Officers Own Society State Therefore]
Topic:
- The Independent or Congregational theory includes two principles; first, that the governing and executive power in the Church is in the brotherhood; and secondly, that the Church organization is complete in each worshipping assembly, which is independent of every other.
[ Assembly Brotherhood Church Complete Each Every Executive First Governing Includes Independent Organization Other Power Principles Secondly Theory Two Which Worshipping]
Topic:
- The Popish theory, which assumes that Christ, the Apostles and believers, constituted the Church while our Saviour was on earth, and this organization was designed to be perpetual.
[ Apostles Assumes Believers Christ Church Constituted Designed Earth Organization Our Perpetual Saviour Theory Which While]
Topic:
- The Reformers, therefore, as instruments in the hands of God, in delivering the Church from bondage to prelates, did not make it a tumultuous multitude, in which every man was a law to himself, free to believe, and free to do what he pleased.
[ Believe Bondage Church Delivering Did Every Free God Hands Himself Instruments Law Make Man Multitude Pleased Reformers Therefore Tumultuous Which]
Topic:
- The right of the people to a substantive part in the government of the Church is recognized and sanctioned by the apostles in almost every conceivable way.
[ Almost Apostles Church Conceivable Every Government Part Recognized Right Sanctioned Substantive Way]
Topic:
- There can, therefore, be no doubt that Presbyterians do carry out the principle that Church power vests in the Church itself, and that the people have a right to a substantive part in its discipline and government.
[ Carry Church Discipline Doubt Government Itself Out Part Power Principle Right Substantive Therefore Vests]
Topic:
- When the problems in Northern Ireland started, it was not a question of Protestantism or Catholicism, because the Catholic church was the only church at that time-it was a nationalist conflict.
[ Because Catholic Catholicism Church Conflict Ireland Nationalist Northern Only Problems Question Started]
Topic:
- How the early priests came into possession of these secrets does not appear, and if there were ever any records of this kind the Church would hardly allow them to become public.
[ Allow Any Appear Become Came Church Does Early Ever Hardly How Into Kind Possession Priests Public Records Secrets Them These Were Would]
Topic:
- When I walk into an Orthodox Church... one is immediately aware that one has stepped into the presence of what St. Paul would call the whole family in heaven and earth. You have stepped into the precincts of heaven!
[ Aware Call Church Earth Family Heaven Immediately Into Orthodox Paul Precincts Presence St Stepped Walk Whole Would]
Topic:
- The church saves sinners, but science seeks to stop their manufacture.
[ Church Manufacture Saves Science Seeks Sinners Stop Their]
Topic:
- A church of dialogue in the contemporary world... a church, taking on the mission of Jesus, which is in the world not to judge humanity, but to love it and to save it.
[ Church Contemporary Dialogue Humanity Jesus Judge Love Mission Save Taking Which World]
Topic:
- A servant church must have as its priority solidarity with the poor.
[ Church Must Poor Priority Servant Solidarity]
Topic:
- However, it must always remain a dialogue, and never an imposition of the church's own convictions and methods. Propose, not impose. To serve, and not to dominate.
[ Always Church Convictions Dialogue Dominate However Impose Imposition Methods Must Never Own Propose Remain Serve]
Topic:
- In this context, the church supports and favors every effort today to seek the full development of the personality of all human beings, and to promote their fundamental rights, their dignity and liberty.
[ Beings Church Context Development Dignity Effort Every Favors Full Fundamental Human Liberty Personality Promote Rights Seek Supports Their Today]
Topic:
- The Church doesn't censor. It tries to guide its faithful through catechism.
[ Censor Church Faithful Guide Through Tries]
Topic:
- The church must constantly promote dialogue.
[ Church Constantly Dialogue Must Promote]
Topic:
- The church, inserted and active in human society and in history, does not exist in order to exercise political power or to govern the society.
[ Active Church Does Exercise Exist Govern History Human Inserted Order Political Power Society]
Topic:
- The only place a new hat can be carried into with safety is a church, for there is plenty of room there.
[ Carried Church Hat Into New Only Place Plenty Room Safety]
Topic:
- Until they put that sand and dirt in my face I will not sit in church all day.
[ Church Day Dirt Face Put Sand Sit Until Will]
Topic:
- For you see this scripture fulfilled this day and therefore I desire you as you tender the Lord and the church and commonwealth to consider and look what you do.
[ Church Commonwealth Consider Day Desire Fulfilled Look Lord Scripture See Tender Therefore]
Topic:
- I look at tens of thousands of church leaders who still do need a bit of an awakening.
[ Awakening Bit Church Leaders Look Need Still Tens Thousands]
Topic:
- Ten years ago, 15 years ago, I think the church would have been asleep at the switch. This level of activism and engagement with the needs of society by local churches I never thought I'd see it in my lifetime.
[ Activism Ago Asleep Been Church Churches Engagement Level Lifetime Local Needs Never See Society Switch Ten Think Thought Would Years]
Topic:
- Those churches have closed down or have been merged with a church that has a more positive vision.
[ Been Church Churches Closed Down Merged More Positive Those Vision]
Topic:
- We should always be disposed to believe that that which appears white is really black, if the hierarchy of the Church so decides.
[ Always Appears Believe Black Church Decides Disposed Hierarchy Really Should Which White]
Topic:
- The public school has become the established church of secular society.
[ Become Church Established Public School Secular Society]
Topic:
- The Church has always been willing to swap off treasures in heaven for cash down.
[ Always Been Cash Church Down Heaven Off Swap Treasures Willing]
Topic:
- The Evangelical party in the Church of Scotland will lay all flat if they be not prevented.
[ Church Evangelical Flat Lay Party Prevented Scotland Will]
Topic:
- Time is important to me because I want to sing long enough to leave a message. I'm used to singing in churches where nobody would dare stop me until the Lord arrives!
[ Arrives Because Churches Dare Enough Important Leave Long Lord Message Nobody Sing Singing Stop Time Until Used Want Where Would]
Topic:
- I remember going to church about four times a week. I liked it a lot.
[ Church Four Going Liked Lot Remember Times Week]
Topic:
- I thought it was a really good contrast to have a really sweet, sincere, church girl sitting next to the church lady who seemed kind of, you know, over the top.
[ Church Contrast Girl Good Kind Know Lady Next Over Really Seemed Sincere Sitting Sweet Thought Top]
Topic:
- There is a great difference between Christianity and religion at the south. If a man goes to the communion table, and pays money into the treasury of the church, no matter if it be the price of blood, he is called religious.
[ Between Blood Called Christianity Church Communion Difference Goes Great Into Man Matter Money Pays Price Religion Religious South Table Treasury]
Topic:
- When I'm performing for the people, I am me, then. I am that little girl who, when she was five years old, used to sing at church. Or I'm that 15-year-old young lady who wanted to be grown and wanted to sing and couldn't wait to be smokin' a cigarette, you know?
[ Am Church Cigarette Five Girl Grown Know Lady Little Old Performing She Sing Smokin Then Used Wait Wanted Years Young]
Topic:
- I was aware of it, but I grew up in a very a-religious family. My mother never went to church, she never had any religious training or background. It was never a part of our social interaction.
[ Any Aware Background Church Family Grew Had Interaction Mother Never Our Part Religious She Social Training Up Very Went]
Topic:
- It is now for the Catholic Church to bend herself to her work with calmness and generosity. It is for you to observe her with renewed and friendly attention.
[ Attention Bend Calmness Catholic Church Friendly Generosity Her Herself Now Observe Renewed Work]
Topic:
- The council now beginning rises in the Church like the daybreak, a forerunner of most splendid light.
[ Beginning Church Council Daybreak Forerunner Light Most Now Rises Splendid]
Topic:
- Through my music teaching and my not absolutely irregular attendance at church, I became acquainted with the best class of colored people in Jacksonville.
[ Absolutely Acquainted Attendance Became Best Church Class Colored Irregular Music Teaching Through]
Topic:
- Greater love hath no man than to attend the Episcopal Church with his wife.
[ Attend Church Episcopal Greater Hath His Love Man Than Wife]
Topic:
- The separation of church and state is a source of strength, but the conscience of our nation does not call for separation between men of state and faith in the Supreme Being.
[ Being Between Call Church Conscience Does Faith Men Nation Our Separation Source State Strength Supreme]
Topic:
- I liked the name of the amendment. I couldn't help feeling uneasy that the church was opposing something with a name as beautiful as the Equal Rights Amendment.
[ Amendment Beautiful Church Equal Feeling Help Liked Name Opposing Rights Something Uneasy]
Topic:
- Mom and Dad would stay in bed on Sunday morning, but the kids would have to go to church.
[ Bed Church Dad Go Kids Mom Morning Stay Sunday Would]
Topic: Parenting
- Only a couple of times have I ever been to church and felt enlightened by it.
[ Been Church Couple Enlightened Ever Felt Only Times]
Topic:
- In the ordinary church, it is suppressed by respectability, by a desire to appear better than we really are.
[ Appear Better Church Desire Ordinary Really Respectability Suppressed Than]
Topic:
- Before my grandpa built his own church, we went to the neighboring town, and it was a white community. You know, up north, mostly middle European people and Indians, Chippewa Indians. We were welcome to that church, but once we got in, they didn't know what to do with us.
[ Before Built Church Community European Got Grandpa His Indians Know Middle Mostly Neighboring North Once Own Town Up Us Welcome Went Were White]
Topic:
- You sang in church, you know, and you didn't act at all. You tried not to act, you tried to tell the truth. The idea of being a troubadour on the road singing for your supper was very disturbing to him.
[ Act Being Church Disturbing Him Idea Know Road Sang Singing Supper Tell Tried Truth Very Your]
Topic:
- Every country gets the circus it deserves. Spain gets bullfights. Italy gets the Catholic Church. America gets Hollywood.
[ America Catholic Church Circus Country Deserves Every Gets Hollywood Italy Spain]
Topic:
- There is no heresy or no philosophy which is so abhorrent to the church as a human being.
[ Abhorrent Being Church Heresy Human Philosophy Which]
Topic:
- I have a much wider, freer view about spirituality. I feel that people need to pursue it on their own, personally. You know, let it be theirs - a personal relationship with their soul, or their God, or with their church.
[ Church Feel Freer God Know Much Need Own Personal Personally Pursue Relationship Soul Spirituality Their Theirs View Wider]
Topic:
- I left because I decided it just really wasn't for me, and I got a better understanding of what the Catholic Church needed from its priests and ministers.
[ Because Better Catholic Church Decided Got Just Left Ministers Needed Priests Really Understanding]
Topic:
- I was unwilling to - without getting too philosophical about it - I was unwilling to structure my spirituality in the way that the church wanted me to structure it.
[ Church Getting Philosophical Spirituality Structure Too Unwilling Wanted Way Without]
Topic:
- I was raised by the Christian Brothers, who believe in that, fortunately. They were, to me, the most rebellious arm of the Catholic Church - and one of the most liberal and forward thinking.
[ Arm Believe Brothers Catholic Christian Church Fortunately Forward Liberal Most Raised Rebellious Thinking Were]
Topic:
- My father started me singing in church.
[ Church Father Singing Started]
Topic:
- I am, I think the only surviving member of the original Battle Creek church. The church was disbanded, with the exception of thirteen members, in 1870.
[ Am Battle Church Creek Disbanded Exception Member Members Only Original Surviving Think Thirteen]
Topic:
- I think I am the oldest member and have been in good standing longer than any other member of this church.
[ Am Any Been Church Good Longer Member Oldest Other Standing Than Think]
Topic:
- And I definitely wanted to be a writer, but I felt a duty now, having used up those educational resources, I felt a duty to the church and my parents to become a priest.
[ Become Church Definitely Duty Educational Felt Having Now Parents Priest Resources Those Up Used Wanted Writer]
Topic:
- And I found both literature and the church very dramatic presences in the world of the 1950s.
[ Both Church Dramatic Found Literature Very World]
Topic:
- And I think my sexuality was heavily repressed by the church, by the, you know, the design of the mortal sins.
[ Church Design Heavily Know Mortal Repressed Sexuality Sins Think]
Topic:
- Art, that great undogmatized church.
[ Art Church Great]
Topic:
- Sodomy is in the Bible, to be read in churches. I wouldn't rule it out of Mr. Bruce's act if he cares to comment on it.
[ Act Bible Bruce Cares Churches Comment Mr Out Read Rule Sodomy]
Topic:
- I always sang in church always was in a gospel choir and directed choirs and always performed, but I never thought of it as a powerful thing.
[ Always Choir Choirs Church Directed Gospel Never Performed Powerful Sang Thing Thought]
Topic:
- I know at my church a lot of the times we sung from hymn books and as we got older we started to change with time. I can honestly say that I was never influenced to write for the church.
[ Books Change Church Got Honestly Hymn Influenced Know Lot Never Older Say Started Sung Time Times Write]
Topic:
- I think in church you're raised like God is God and you are here.
[ Church God Here Raised Think]
Topic:
- I think the church and the religion right now have a lot more to be worried about than SLAYER.
[ Church Lot More Now Religion Right Slayer Than Think Worried]
Topic:
- I support mosques, obviously. We need churches, temples, mosques. Whatever people use to speak with their god or to receive spiritual inspiration is good for the country. But the symbolism of it at ground zero, within two blocks or three blocks, I believe is wrong.
[ Believe Blocks Churches Country God Good Ground Inspiration Need Obviously Receive Speak Spiritual Support Symbolism Temples Their Three Two Use Whatever Within Wrong Zero]
Topic:
- It was like going to church, except Ozzy Osbourne was there.
[ Church Except Going Ozzy]
Topic:
- I am not the Jesus of the official church tolerated by those in power. I am not your superstar.
[ Am Church Jesus Official Power Superstar Those Tolerated Your]
Topic:
- Our church has been legal since late 1960s. I've been involved since 1972. I was ordained in 1975.
[ Been Church Involved Late Legal Ordained Our Since]
Topic:
- That is simply that Marxism has been tremendously fashionable in our time, so it has infected a very large number of major institutions in many countries of the world. So I suppose that we shouldn't be too surprised that it should infect the church as well.
[ Been Church Countries Fashionable Infect Infected Institutions Large Major Many Marxism Number Our Should Simply Suppose Surprised Time Too Tremendously Very Well World]
Topic:
- And what I learned in Church's course. He trained us intensively in his new system, which he was just developing. Two papers were presented. I think the second paper wasn't published until well after the course was finished.
[ After Church Course Developing Finished His Intensively Just Learned New Paper Papers Presented Published Second System Think Trained Two Until Us Well Were Which]
Topic:
- I think that after Church got his Ph.D. he studied in Europe, maybe in the Netherlands, for a year or two.
[ After Church Europe Got His Maybe Netherlands Ph Studied Think Two Year]
Topic:
- I'm sure Church got some of his ideas from this trip to Europe.
[ Church Europe Got His Ideas Some Sure Trip]
Topic:
- It wasn't until my second year that I got to actually work with Church.
[ Actually Church Got Second Until Work Year]
Topic:
- Well, I think Barkley and I were the only two who were working with Church for a Ph.D.
[ Church Only Ph Think Two Well Were Working]
Topic:
- The Southern Baptist Church is a specific culture in itself. So, I had to study, talk to people, watch tape and go to performances to see how Gospel artists move compared to secular artists.
[ Artists Baptist Church Compared Culture Go Gospel Had How Itself Move Performances Secular See Southern Specific Study Talk Tape Watch]
Topic:
- The right-to-life movement and the Roman Catholic Church are saying that it is better to destroy these embryos, or preferably have them adopted - which is not going to happen - than to use them for research.
[ Adopted Better Catholic Church Destroy Embryos Going Happen Movement Preferably Research Roman Saying Than Them These Use Which]
Topic:
- Ward Churchill might be more valuable to the opponents of the academic left employed than unemployed. Above all, he can serve as a living window into the intellectual, moral, and political bankruptcy of the left.
[ Above Academic Bankruptcy Churchill Employed Intellectual Into Left Living Might Moral More Opponents Political Serve Than Unemployed Valuable Ward Window]
Topic:
- And a third thing is the understanding of the Church as a community, a communion which is just a hierarchy but the people of God, whose servants are the priests and bishops.
[ Bishops Church Communion Community God Hierarchy Just Priests Servants Thing Third Understanding Which Whose]
Topic:
- It is an absolutely unique success of the church community to have introduced such an epoch-making change, in just a few years, without having a serious division.
[ Absolutely Change Church Community Division Few Having Introduced Just Serious Success Such Unique Without Years]
Topic:
- The seminaries must be like the churches' poor relations, prolonging their existence with austerity.
[ Austerity Churches Existence Must Poor Prolonging Relations Their]
Topic:
- There is a lot of absurdity sometimes, not just in Mormonism but often in other religions that want to pretend that no bad happens in their church, rather than taking care of what bad does happen.
[ Absurdity Bad Care Church Does Happen Happens Just Lot Mormonism Often Other Pretend Rather Religions Sometimes Taking Than Their Want]
Topic:
- I believe in Christianity, Judaism and Islamism, but I stay away from churches, synagogues and mosques.
[ Away Believe Christianity Churches Judaism Stay]
Topic:
- I grew up a Catholic and I don't want to talk badly about the Catholic Church but there's a lot of routine stuff going on. You say the same prayers, you sit, you kneel, whatever.
[ Badly Catholic Church Going Grew Kneel Lot Prayers Routine Same Say Sit Stuff Talk Up Want Whatever]
Topic:
- Some hypocrites and seeming mortified men, that held down their heads, were like the little images that they place in the very bowing of the vaults of churches, that look as if they held up the church, but are but puppets.
[ Bowing Church Churches Down Heads Held Hypocrites Images Little Look Men Mortified Place Puppets Seeming Some Their Up Very Were]
Topic:
- The church must be the critic and guide of the state, and never its tool.
[ Church Critic Guide Must Never State Tool]
Topic:
- BC is not going to replace the hierarchy, and BC is not going to lead some major reform in the Catholic Church - that's got to come out of the whole Catholic community.
[ Catholic Church Come Community Going Got Hierarchy Lead Major Out Reform Replace Some Whole]
Topic:
- Clearly there are individuals who don't understand what the church teaches, or they think it's so limiting.
[ Church Clearly Individuals Limiting Teaches Think Understand]
Topic:
- Others don't want to listen to viewpoints that members of the church have.
[ Church Listen Members Others Viewpoints Want]
Topic:
- Some of the speakers we bring on campus may not reflect official church teaching, but that's how it is.
[ Bring Campus Church How May Official Reflect Some Speakers Teaching]
Topic:
- The church may hold whatever it holds with regard to clerical celibacy.
[ Celibacy Church Hold Holds May Regard Whatever]
Topic:
- The Spirit hasn't deserted the church today.
[ Church Deserted Hasn Spirit Today]
Topic:
- What I think we can do is help individuals understand the church teaching, but also maybe help the church understand the viewpoint of lay men and women about what they want in regard to priests, or how do they want the hierarchy to deal with them?
[ Also Church Deal Help Hierarchy How Individuals Lay Maybe Men Priests Regard Teaching Them Think Understand Viewpoint Want Women]
Topic:
- You know how the church has been hit so hard by the sexual misconduct by clergy, and what's that's done to Catholics, especially here in Boston but elsewhere as well.
[ Been Boston Catholics Church Clergy Done Elsewhere Especially Hard Here Hit How Know Misconduct Sexual Well]
Topic:
- When cerebral processes enter into sports, you start screwing up. It's like the Constitution, which says separate church and state. You have to separate mind and body.
[ Body Cerebral Church Constitution Enter Into Mind Processes Says Screwing Separate Sports Start State Up Which]
Topic:
- You should enter a ballpark the way you enter a church.
[ Ballpark Church Enter Should Way]
Topic:
- But when one identifies the Church with a cultural and political bloc, there is the danger of making difficult the Church's contact with all those outside the bloc.
[ Bloc Church Contact Cultural Danger Difficult Identifies Making Outside Political Those]
Topic:
- Christians who have influence in political life must feel as individuals responsibility in front of their own faith. And the duty of encouraging laws that are not in contradiction with the Commandments comes within the mission of the Church.
[ Christians Church Comes Commandments Contradiction Duty Encouraging Faith Feel Front Individuals Influence Laws Life Mission Must Own Political Responsibility Their Within]
Topic:
- The mission proper to the Church is that of proclaiming the Gospel.
[ Church Gospel Mission Proclaiming Proper]
Topic:
- The Synod of Bishops has existed for forty years. In that long span of time it has been for all of us a good school for introducing us to the universal dimension of the Church.
[ Been Bishops Church Dimension Existed Forty Good Introducing Long School Span Time Universal Us Years]
Topic:
- There's always the tendency to transform the Church into an ethical agency, and of measuring the Church by the yardstick of social and cultural utility.
[ Agency Always Church Cultural Ethical Into Measuring Social Tendency Transform Utility Yardstick]
Topic:
- I've grown so much since 1996. I think that was the turning point of when I started to go to church every Sunday and not just because you're supposed to. But because you enjoy going and listening to the Word and being excited about it.
[ Because Being Church Enjoy Every Excited Go Going Grown Just Listening Much Point Since Started Sunday Supposed Think Turning Word]
Topic:
- The Church in England is the Church of England.
[ Church England]
Topic:
- Why did men worship in churches, locking themselves away in the dark, when the world lay beyond its doors in all its real glory?
[ Away Beyond Churches Dark Did Doors Glory Lay Locking Men Real Themselves Why World Worship]
Topic:
- I did not compose my work as one might put on a church vestment... rather it sprung from the truly fervent faith of my heart, such as I have felt it since my childhood.
[ Childhood Church Compose Did Faith Felt Fervent Heart Might Put Rather Since Sprung Such Truly Work]
Topic:
- They cannot make it say what they want it to say. And this is the beginning and the end of the case for retaining the old language: If the churches give it up, who will remember how to say what is said?
[ Beginning Cannot Case Churches End Give How Language Make Old Remember Retaining Said Say Up Want Will]
Topic:
- I still went to church regularly every Sunday; that is we all went there together. I reverenced the family pew where we had assembled for so many years; and apart from that reason I hold it dear because it is associated in my memory with my mother.
[ Apart Assembled Associated Because Church Dear Every Family Had Hold Many Memory Mother Pew Reason Regularly Reverenced Still Sunday Together Went Where Years]
Topic:
- Churchill was one of the few men I have met who even in the flesh give me the impression of genius. George Bernard Shaw is another. It is amusing to know that each thinks the other is overrated.
[ Amusing Another Bernard Churchill Each Even Few Flesh Genius George Give Impression Know Men Met Other Overrated Shaw Thinks]
Topic:
- From you we have learned what we, at least, value, to separate Church and State; and from you we gather inspiration at all times in our devotion to learning, to religious liberty, and to individual and National freedom.
[ Church Devotion Freedom Gather Individual Inspiration Learned Learning Least Liberty National Our Religious Separate State Times Value]
Topic:
- Anyone who is to find Christ must first find the church. How could anyone know where Christ is and what faith is in him unless he knew where his believers are?
[ Anyone Believers Christ Church Could Faith Find First Him His How Knew Know Must Unless Where]
Topic:
- For where God built a church, there the Devil would also build a chapel.
[ Also Build Built Chapel Church Devil God Where Would]
Topic:
- Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church; it is a goodly Christian weapon.
[ Christian Church Fortress Goodly Prayer Strong Wall Weapon]
Topic:
- I sang in the choir for years, even though my family belonged to another church.
[ Another Belonged Choir Church Even Family Sang Though Years]
Topic: Funny
- I don't go to church regular. But I pray for answers to my problems.
[ Answers Church Go Pray Problems Regular]
Topic:
- She thoroughly understands what no other Church has ever understood, how to deal with enthusiasts.
[ Church Deal Enthusiasts Ever How Other She Thoroughly Understands Understood]
Topic:
- Indeed, in the present climate of mistrust of institutions, many people who yearn for a more meaningful and fulfilling life would regard the church as an unlikely place to go for guidance.
[ Church Climate Fulfilling Go Guidance Indeed Institutions Life Many Meaningful Mistrust More Place Present Regard Unlikely Would Yearn]
Topic:
- In no instance have... the churches been guardians of the liberties of the people.
[ Been Churches Guardians Instance Liberties]
Topic:
- The number, the industry, and the morality of the priesthood, and the devotion of the people have been manifestly increased by the total separation of the church from the state.
[ Been Church Devotion Increased Industry Manifestly Morality Number Priesthood Separation State Total]
Topic:
- The purpose of separation of church and state is to keep forever from these shores the ceaseless strife that has soaked the soil of Europe with blood for centuries.
[ Blood Ceaseless Centuries Church Europe Forever Keep Purpose Separation Shores Soaked Soil State Strife These]
Topic:
- A lot of victims, for example, have become addicted to alcohol and drugs. It seems to me that the church's healing ministry is going to be enhanced through this in much broader strokes. That's good, it's all positive.
[ Addicted Alcohol Become Broader Church Enhanced Example Going Good Healing Lot Ministry Much Positive Seems Strokes Through Victims]
Topic:
- I find it inconceivable that we're meeting for five and a half days, and there isn't one moment on the agenda to deal with the greatest crisis we've ever had in the church since 1789.
[ Agenda Church Crisis Days Deal Ever Find Five Greatest Had Half Inconceivable Meeting Moment Since]
Topic:
- I found out that many of our Catholics simply don't know what the church teaches, and why, on a lot of issues, and therefore are saying things that they think are okay. They simply don't know.
[ Catholics Church Found Issues Know Lot Many Okay Our Out Saying Simply Teaches Therefore Things Think Why]
Topic:
- I personally believe, as church law sets out, that sanctions are an absolute last resort, particularly penal sanctions of depriving people of the sacraments.
[ Absolute Believe Church Depriving Last Law Out Particularly Penal Personally Resort Sacraments Sanctions Sets]
Topic:
- I think that together the church has learned a lot, and as we know from our own oversight board, the involvement of our wonderful lay leaders has been a real grace.
[ Been Board Church Grace Involvement Know Lay Leaders Learned Lot Our Oversight Own Real Think Together Wonderful]
Topic:
- The church also does not condone a broken immigration system in the U.S., one that too easily can lead to the exploitation, abuse and even death of immigrants.
[ Abuse Also Broken Church Condone Death Does Easily Even Exploitation Immigrants Immigration Lead System Too]
Topic:
- We're not at a point in time to be taking chances with children and young people in the church. The Holy Father himself said... there is no room in the priesthood or religious life for someone who has abused a child. I think he's right.
[ Abused Chances Child Children Church Father Himself Holy Life Point Priesthood Religious Right Room Said Someone Taking Think Time Young]
Topic:
- I spent a lot of time in churches. If you go to a synagogue, someone is always asking if you're alone, if you're married. In a church, in a hundred years no one would ask.
[ Alone Always Ask Asking Church Churches Go Hundred Lot Married Someone Spent Synagogue Time Would Years]
Topic:
- The Church does not pretend to be scientists. It teaches based upon what science tells it.
[ Based Church Does Pretend Science Scientists Teaches Tells Upon]
Topic:
- The Church has never changed its teaching on the sanctity of human life - it didn't make up a rule for the convenience of a particular time like a rule at a country club as the Governor would have us believe.
[ Believe Changed Church Club Convenience Country Governor Human Life Make Never Particular Rule Sanctity Teaching Time Up Us Would]
Topic:
- In all systems of theology the devil figures as a male person. Yes, it is women who keep the church going.
[ Church Devil Figures Going Keep Male Person Systems Theology Women Yes]
Topic:
- And yet, you do not throw out some of the great minds of the Church - and people in Church history - and say they have no credibility because they committed a sin or made a mistake.
[ Because Church Committed Credibility Great History Made Minds Mistake Out Say Sin Some Throw Yet]
Topic:
- Under pressure, people admit to murder, setting fire to the village church or robbing a bank, but never to being bores.
[ Admit Bank Being Bores Church Fire Murder Never Pressure Robbing Setting Under Village]
Topic:
- For many years, our Messianic Jewish brothers and sisters have paid a great price. Other Jews have rejected them, and the Christian church would require they walk away from their traditions to fit into the Gentile culture. We must face these past wrongs.
[ Away Brothers Christian Church Culture Face Fit Gentile Great Into Jewish Jews Many Must Other Our Paid Past Price Rejected Require Sisters Their Them These Traditions Walk Would Wrongs Years]
Topic:
- I had a born-again experience at the age of 33. As a result of that I found a church where I felt I was being fed properly. I don't say that as a reflection on Catholicism. But once I was born again, I got an evangelical spirit.
[ Again Age Being Born Born-Again Catholicism Church Evangelical Experience Fed Felt Found Got Had Once Properly Reflection Result Say Spirit Where]
Topic:
- We were environmentalists of the Teddy Roosevelt theory. We believed in separation of church and state. We believed in the independence of the Supreme Court not being subject to politicians.
[ Being Believed Church Court Environmentalists Independence Politicians Roosevelt Separation State Subject Supreme Teddy Theory Were]
Topic:
- I admire certain priests and nuns who go off on their own and do God's work on their own, who help in the ghettos, but as far as the institution of the church is concerned, I think it is despicable.
[ Admire Certain Church Concerned Despicable Far Ghettos Go God Help Institution Nuns Off Own Priests Their Think Work]
Topic:
- I had to get rid of any idea of hell or any idea of the afterlife. That's what held me, kept me down. So now I just have nothing but contempt for the institution of the church.
[ Afterlife Any Church Contempt Down Get Had Held Hell Idea Institution Just Kept Nothing Now Rid]
Topic:
- I belong to the middle class that grew up very influenced by the Catholic church. The people of the novel are from a more pagan and practical world in which the Christianity is just a veneer.
[ Belong Catholic Christianity Church Class Grew Influenced Just Middle More Novel Pagan Practical Up Veneer Very Which World]
Topic:
- I love the description of Gothic churches before the printed word, that they were the bibles of the poor.
[ Before Bibles Churches Description Gothic Love Poor Printed Were Word]
Topic:
- The rosary was said every evening. I always liked that sentence about the medieval Churches, that they were the Bibles of the poor. The Church was my first book and I would think it is still my most important book.
[ Always Bibles Book Church Churches Evening Every First Important Liked Medieval Most Poor Said Sentence Still Think Were Would]
Topic:
- Yes, though I have nothing but gratitude for my upbringing in the church.
[ Church Gratitude Nothing Though Upbringing Yes]
Topic:
- Truth is the silliest thing under the sun. Try to get a living by the Truth and go to the Soup Societies. Heavens! Let any clergyman try to preach the Truth from its very stronghold, the pulpit, and they would ride him out of his church on his own pulpit bannister.
[ Any Church Clergyman Get Go Heavens Him His Living Out Own Preach Pulpit Ride Silliest Societies Soup Stronghold Sun Thing Truth Try Under Very Would]
Topic:
- A church is a place in which gentlemen who have never been to heaven brag about it to persons who will never get there.
[ Been Brag Church Gentlemen Get Heaven Never Persons Place Which Will]
Topic:
- Both state and church have as their object actions as well as convictions, the former insofar as they are based on the relations between man and nature, the latter insofar as they are based on the relations between nature and God.
[ Actions Based Between Both Church Convictions Former God Insofar Latter Man Nature Object Relations State Their Well]
Topic:
- Read Churchill, he tells you how crucial was the Greek role in your decisive desert victory over Rommel.
[ Churchill Crucial Decisive Desert Greek How Over Read Role Tells Victory Your]
Topic:
- The churches... have lost much of their authority over youth because they have refused to re-examine their religious sanctions and their dogmatic preaching in the light of modern physiology, psychology and sociology.
[ Authority Because Churches Dogmatic Light Lost Modern Much Over Physiology Preaching Psychology Re-Examine Refused Religious Sanctions Sociology Their Youth]
Topic:
- Priesthood is not a convenient, historically conditioned form of Church organisation, but is rooted in the Incarnation, in the priesthood and mission of Christ himself.
[ Christ Church Conditioned Convenient Form Himself Historically Incarnation Mission Organisation Priesthood Rooted]
Topic:
- The Church's note must be a supernatural note which distinguishes incarnation from immanence, redemption from evolution, the Kingdom of God from mere spiritual process.
[ Church Distinguishes Evolution God Incarnation Kingdom Mere Must Note Process Redemption Spiritual Supernatural Which]
Topic:
- There is a kind of thinking in the Church that wants to reduce the priest to a mere functionary, a managing director, where administration rather than doctrine and worship are to determine the form of the Church.
[ Administration Church Determine Director Doctrine Form Kind Managing Mere Priest Rather Reduce Than Thinking Wants Where Worship]
Topic:
- We are to introduce our people into the life of the Church, which is salvation, that they may grasp its meaning, its contents and purpose, to taste and see how good the Lord is.
[ Church Contents Good Grasp How Into Introduce Life Lord May Meaning Our Purpose Salvation See Taste Which]
Topic:
- Think of me as the weathered sheriff coming back into Dodge 'cause the youngsters are shooting up the church and scaring the horses and not doing right by the women.
[ Back Cause Church Coming Dodge Doing Horses Into Right Scaring Sheriff Shooting Think Up Weathered Women Youngsters]
Topic:
- We need religion as a guide. We need it because we are imperfect. Our government needs the church, because only those humble enough to admit they are sinners can bring to democracy the tolerance it requires in order to survive.
[ Admit Because Bring Church Democracy Enough Government Guide Humble Imperfect Need Needs Only Order Our Religion Requires Sinners Survive Those Tolerance]
Topic:
- Then one day I read about a book that said that the church is the only army that shoots its wounded.
[ Army Book Church Day Only Read Said Shoots Then Wounded]
Topic:
- Flesh sells. People don't want to see pictures of churches. They want to see naked bodies.
[ Bodies Churches Flesh Naked Pictures See Sells Want]
Topic:
- Yesterday I had a Shaker visitor, and to-day a Catholic; and the more I see and hear, the less do I care about church doctrines.
[ Care Catholic Church Doctrines Had Hear Less More See To-Day Visitor Yesterday]
Topic:
- I grew up in the church, and I feel very strongly about it.
[ Church Feel Grew Strongly Up Very]
Topic:
- On the day, therefore, when I went to the church to be confirmed, with a number of others, I suffered extremely from the reproaches of my conscience.
[ Church Confirmed Conscience Day Extremely Number Others Reproaches Suffered Therefore Went]
Topic:
- Each heartfelt prayer, each Church meeting attended, each worthy friend, each righteous decision, each act of service perfomed all precede that goal of eternal life.
[ Act Attended Church Decision Each Eternal Friend Goal Heartfelt Life Meeting Prayer Precede Righteous Service Worthy]
Topic:
- Church attendance is as vital to a disciple as a transfusion of rich, healthy blood to a sick man.
[ Attendance Blood Church Disciple Healthy Man Rich Sick Vital]
Topic:
- A member must say that he is a member of the Unification Church and that he is the follower of Sun Myung Moon. If he doesn't have the courage to say it, he is not worthy of me.
[ Church Courage Follower Member Moon Must Say Sun Unification Worthy]
Topic:
- So from this time of peak every people or every organization that goes against the Unification Church will gradually come down or drastically come down and die. Many people will die - those who go against our movement.
[ Against Church Come Die Down Drastically Every Go Goes Gradually Many Movement Organization Our Peak Those Time Unification Will]
Topic:
- The day will come, however, when they will truly know the Unification Church and me. The day will come when the truth will be known and the message of love will be taught. On that day, their regret will be deep.
[ Church Come Day Deep However Know Known Love Message Regret Taught Their Truly Truth Unification Will]
Topic:
- There are enough churches already, but the world still needs salvation.
[ Already Churches Enough Needs Salvation Still World]
Topic:
- But separation of church and state was never meant to separate God and government.
[ Church God Government Meant Never Separate Separation State]
Topic:
- It can have a secular purpose and have a relationship to God because God was presumed to be both over the state and the church, and separation of church and state was never meant to separate God from government.
[ Because Both Church God Government Meant Never Over Presumed Purpose Relationship Secular Separate Separation State]
Topic:
- The Church's role should be separated from the state's role.
[ Church Role Separated Should State]
Topic:
- Hopefully when you see the movie, Maybe you don't have the Orlando in your life, but you know that guy. He goes to church. He's down the street. He's one of the boys at the schoolyard. They exist.
[ Boys Church Down Exist Goes Guy Hopefully Know Life Maybe Movie Orlando Schoolyard See Street Your]
Topic:
- The Roman Catholic church... carries the immense power of very directly affecting women's lives everywhere by its stand against birth control and abortion.
[ Abortion Affecting Against Birth Carries Catholic Church Control Directly Everywhere Immense Lives Power Roman Stand Very Women]
Topic:
- The church of St. Peter at Berlin, notwithstanding the total difference between them in the style of building, appears in some respects to have a great resemblance to St. Paul's in London.
[ Appears Berlin Between Building Church Difference Great London Notwithstanding Paul Peter Resemblance Respects Some St Style Them Total]
Topic:
- Westminster Abbey, the Tower, a steeple, one church, and then another, presented themselves to our view; and we could now plainly distinguish the high round chimneys on the tops of the houses, which yet seemed to us to form an innumerable number of smaller spires, or steeples.
[ Abbey Another Chimneys Church Could Distinguish Form High Houses Innumerable Now Number Our Plainly Presented Round Seemed Smaller Steeple Themselves Then Tops Tower Us View Westminster Which Yet]
Topic:
- Catholic liturgical music, it would seem, is everywhere but in the Catholic Church itself.
[ Catholic Church Everywhere Itself Music Seem Would]
Topic:
- For two thousand years, the Church has guided the development of music, carefully legislating to fuse artistic talent and aesthetic beauty with the demands of the Faith.
[ Aesthetic Artistic Beauty Carefully Church Demands Development Faith Fuse Guided Music Talent Thousand Two Years]
Topic:
- You can count on one hand the number of Novus Ordo churches in this country that feature a fully Catholic music program of any quality, consistent with the Roman rite tradition.
[ Any Catholic Churches Consistent Count Country Feature Fully Hand Music Number Program Quality Rite Roman Tradition]
Topic:
- The Church became both more accessible and less imposing. It threw itself open to risk.
[ Accessible Became Both Church Imposing Itself Less More Open Risk Threw]
Topic:
- Vatican II was a force that seized the mind of the Roman Catholic Church and carried it across centuries from the 13th to the 20th.
[ Across Carried Catholic Centuries Church Force Ii Mind Roman Seized Vatican]
Topic:
- Churchill was the canny political animal, very devious, bursting with energy and determination, learning as hard as he could.
[ Animal Bursting Churchill Could Determination Devious Energy Hard Learning Political Very]
Topic:
- One may as well dam for water tanks the people's cathedrals and churches, for no holier temple has ever been consecrated by the heart of man.
[ Been Cathedrals Churches Consecrated Dam Ever Heart Holier Man May Tanks Temple Water Well]
Topic:
- Not far from our house, and opposite the old church with the golden cross, stood a large building, even larger than the church, and having many towers.
[ Building Church Cross Even Far Golden Having House Large Larger Many Old Opposite Our Stood Than Towers]
Topic:
- It is better to go skiing and think of God, than go to church and think of sport.
[ Better Church Go God Skiing Sport Than Think]
Topic:
- If a church offers no truth that is not available in the general culture - in, for instance, the editorials of the New York Times or, for that matter, of National Review - there is not much reason to pay it attention.
[ Attention Available Church Culture Editorials General Instance Matter Much National New Offers Pay Reason Review Times Truth York]
Topic:
- My eyes are wide open to the conflicts within the Church, but I don't think you can call it schism.
[ Call Church Conflicts Eyes Open Think Wide Within]
Topic:
- My hope that the Church will emerge as a strong leader in society is just that a hope. What I described in The Catholic Moment is not a prophecy but the outline of a possibility. There are no guarantees that my hopes expressed in The Catholic Moment will ever be realised.
[ Catholic Church Described Emerge Ever Expressed Guarantees Hope Hopes Just Leader Moment Outline Possibility Prophecy Realised Society Strong Will]
Topic:
- I was raised Catholic, but my father's people were Methodist, so we went to both churches.
[ Both Catholic Churches Father Methodist Raised Went Were]
Topic: Religion
- Many are called but few are chosen. There are sayings of Christ which suggest that the Church he came to establish will always be a minority affair.
[ Affair Always Called Came Chosen Christ Church Establish Few Many Minority Sayings Suggest Which Will]
Topic:
- We do hereby command the Leaders of the Hebrew, Catholic and Protestant Churches to sanctify and have us crowned Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico.
[ Catholic Churches Command Crowned Emperor Hebrew Hereby Leaders Mexico Protector Protestant Sanctify States United Us]
Topic:
- My mom always said that if the Protestants catch a Catholic in their church, they feed them to the Jews.
[ Always Catch Catholic Church Feed Jews Mom Protestants Said Their Them]
Topic:
- The equality that we are all entitled to, as citizens of this democracy, can't be avoided by some religious dogma of a President who's is supposed to believe in the notion of separation of church and state. And he frankly doesn't.
[ Avoided Believe Church Citizens Democracy Dogma Entitled Equality Frankly Notion President Religious Separation Some State Supposed]
Topic:
- An Atheist believes that a hospital should be built instead of a church. An atheist believes that deed must be done instead of prayer said. An atheist strives for involvement in life and not escape into death. He wants disease conquered, poverty vanished, war eliminated.
[ Atheist Believes Built Church Conquered Death Deed Disease Done Eliminated Escape Hospital Instead Into Involvement Life Must Poverty Prayer Said Should Strives Vanished Wants War]
Topic:
- In an unconstitutional partnership with the state, the church can impose the most irresistible, if covert, controls conceivable.
[ Church Conceivable Controls Covert Impose Irresistible Most Partnership State Unconstitutional]
Topic:
- The relationships that people have - that are sexual, psychological, emotional - these relationships are not open to supervision by parents, schools, churches, or government. Nobody has any right to intervene at all in any kind of relationship like that.
[ Any Churches Emotional Government Intervene Kind Nobody Open Parents Psychological Relationship Relationships Right Schools Sexual Supervision These]
Topic:
- My family, frankly, they weren't folks who went to church every week. My mother was one of the most spiritual people I knew but she didn't raise me in the church, so I came to my Christian faith later in life and it was because the precepts of Jesus Christ spoke to me in terms of the kind of life that I would want to lead.
[ Because Came Christ Christian Church Every Faith Family Folks Frankly Jesus Kind Knew Later Lead Life Most Mother Precepts Raise She Spiritual Spoke Terms Want Week Went Weren Would]
Topic:
- You get more churches burned down in the United States in the last two years than in the last hundred, because of the lack of understanding of culture and diversity and the beauty of it.
[ Beauty Because Burned Churches Culture Diversity Down Get Hundred Lack Last More States Than Two Understanding United Years]
Topic:
- Becoming Catholic involves entering into a relationship with the Catholic Church.
[ Becoming Catholic Church Entering Into Involves Relationship]
Topic:
- This also is a part of the Church's teaching, that the world was made and took its beginning at a certain time, and is to be destroyed on account of its wickedness.
[ Account Also Beginning Certain Church Destroyed Made Part Teaching Time Took Wickedness World]
Topic:
- This also is a part of the teaching of the Church, that there are certain angels of God, and certain good influences, which are His servants in accomplishing the salvation of men.
[ Accomplishing Also Angels Certain Church God Good His Influences Men Part Salvation Servants Teaching Which]
Topic:
- A lot of churches have not moved with the times.
[ Churches Lot Moved Times]
Topic:
- I don't want to just preach to the church. I feel like I have a broader message.
[ Broader Church Feel Just Message Preach Want]
Topic:
- Most people already know what they're doing wrong. When I get them to church I want to tell them that you can change.
[ Already Change Church Doing Get Know Most Tell Them Want Wrong]
Topic:
- You can be committed to Church but not committed to Christ, but you cannot be committed to Christ and not committed to church.
[ Cannot Christ Church Committed]
Topic:
- In other words, the Church acknowledges Science as the higher authority.
[ Acknowledges Authority Church Higher Other Science Words]
Topic:
- I'm nervous as a whore in church.
[ Church Nervous]
Topic:
- All national institutions of churches, whether Jewish, Christian or Turkish, appear to me no other than human inventions, set up to terrify and enslave mankind, and monopolize power and profit.
[ Appear Christian Churches Enslave Human Institutions Inventions Jewish Mankind Monopolize National Other Power Profit Set Terrify Than Turkish Up Whether]
Topic:
- My mind is my own church.
[ Church Mind Own]
Topic:
- I have a friend who lives in the South Side of Chicago. I helped out at a church charity there where they try to give a bit of cohesion to a desperate area. Everyone was very welcoming.
[ Area Bit Charity Chicago Church Cohesion Desperate Everyone Friend Give Helped Lives Out Side South Try Very Welcoming Where]
Topic:
- Marriage is an act of will that signifies and involves a mutual gift, which unites the spouses and binds them to their eventual souls, with whom they make up a sole family - a domestic church.
[ Act Binds Church Domestic Eventual Family Gift Involves Make Marriage Mutual Signifies Sole Souls Spouses Their Them Unites Up Which Whom Will]
Topic:
- The question confronting the Church today is not any longer whether the man in the street can grasp a religious message, but how to employ the communications media so as to let him have the full impact of the Gospel message.
[ Any Church Communications Confronting Employ Full Gospel Grasp Him How Impact Longer Man Media Message Question Religious Street Today Whether]
Topic:
- The vow of celibacy is a matter of keeping one's word to Christ and the Church. a duty and a proof of the priest's inner maturity; it is the expression of his personal dignity.
[ Celibacy Christ Church Dignity Duty Expression His Inner Keeping Matter Maturity Personal Priest Proof Vow Word]
Topic:
- It would be far better to be of no church than to be bitter of any.
[ Any Better Bitter Church Far Than Would]
Topic:
- Saw a wedding in the church. It was strange to see what delight we married people have to see these poor fools decoyed into our condition.
[ Church Condition Delight Fools Into Married Our Poor Saw See Strange These Wedding]
Topic:
- If you had told me 28 years ago that the largest organization in the world touching the lives of gays and lesbians would be a church, I would not have believed you.
[ Ago Believed Church Gays Had Largest Lesbians Lives Organization Told Touching World Would Years]
Topic:
- Humanity is not a church made of stone, in which vault after vault lies open.
[ After Church Humanity Lies Made Open Stone Vault Which]
Topic:
- Going to church doesn't make you any more a Christian than going to the garage makes you a car.
[ Any Car Christian Church Garage Going Make Makes More Than]
Topic:
- It's not enough to attend church and pray every Sunday; you have to act.
[ Act Attend Church Enough Every Pray Sunday]
Topic:
- However, as the Eastern churches have always maintained, through Christ creation is intended eventually to share in the life of God, the life of divine nature.
[ Always Christ Churches Creation Divine Eastern Eventually God However Intended Life Maintained Nature Share Through]
Topic:
- Our children were mostly brought up and educated in the Churchill suburb east of Pittsburgh. Each summer, we took them back to England for an extended period.
[ Back Brought Children Churchill Each East Educated England Extended Mostly Our Period Pittsburgh Suburb Summer Them Took Up Were]
Topic:
- If I could believe the Quakers banned music because church music is so damn bad, I should view them with approval.
[ Approval Bad Banned Because Believe Church Could Damn Music Quakers Should Them View]
Topic:
- All the modern christian churches have no more authority to preach, baptize, or administer any other ordinance of the gospel than the idolatrous Hindoos have.
[ Administer Any Authority Baptize Christian Churches Gospel Modern More Ordinance Other Preach Than]
Topic:
- The black groups that boycott certain films would do better to get the money together to make the films they want to see, or stay in church and leave us to our work.
[ Better Black Boycott Certain Church Films Get Groups Leave Make Money Our See Stay Together Us Want Work Would]
Topic:
- Clearly a big challenge for Christianity is how to remain in contact with the millions of people who look for God but do not come to Church.
[ Big Challenge Christianity Church Clearly Come Contact God How Look Millions Remain]
Topic:
- The medieval Church believed that the resurrection of Christ marked a new time for all of humanity.
[ Believed Christ Church Humanity Marked Medieval New Resurrection Time]
Topic:
- What can the Church do? If she stands by her moral teaching, then she will be seen as standing in judgement over a vast percentage of Europeans.
[ Church Europeans Her Judgement Moral Over Percentage Seen She Standing Stands Teaching Then Vast Will]
Topic:
- Meanwhile the Church more and more provided for the doctrine of the Holy Spirit, by practically chaining His influence to the hierarchy and the sacraments.
[ Church Doctrine Hierarchy His Holy Influence Meanwhile More Practically Provided Sacraments Spirit]
Topic:
- Of course the case of the Christian Church planted among the nations must differ, in various ways, from that of any sect forming in connection with religious awakening in a territory of professing Christianity.
[ Among Any Awakening Case Christian Christianity Church Connection Course Differ Forming Must Nations Planted Professing Religious Sect Territory Various Ways]
Topic:
- The earlier practice of the Church had been more or less to employ in worship under the presidency of the pastor or pastors, the gifts of the congregation.
[ Been Church Congregation Earlier Employ Gifts Had Less More Pastor Pastors Practice Presidency Under Worship]
Topic:
- The principle that certain sins should not receive the Church's testimony of forgiveness was probably no novelty at all, but had been applied in various churches; perhaps, however, with no strict consistency.
[ Applied Been Certain Church Churches Consistency Forgiveness Had However Novelty Perhaps Principle Probably Receive Should Sins Strict Testimony Various]
Topic:
- Having a clear faith, based on the creed of the church is often labeled today as fundamentalism. Whereas relativism, which is letting oneself be tossed and swept along by every wind of teaching, look like the only attitude acceptable to today's standards.
[ Acceptable Along Attitude Based Church Clear Creed Every Faith Fundamentalism Having Labeled Letting Look Often Oneself Only Relativism Standards Swept Teaching Today Tossed Whereas Which Wind]
Topic:
- Standards of conduct appropriate to civil society or the workings of a democracy cannot be purely and simply applied to the Church.
[ Applied Appropriate Cannot Church Civil Conduct Democracy Purely Simply Society Standards Workings]
Topic:
- The fact that the church is convinced of not having the right to confer priestly ordination on women is now considered by some as irreconcilable with the European Constitution.
[ Church Confer Considered Constitution Convinced European Fact Having Irreconcilable Now Ordination Priestly Right Some Women]
Topic:
- It is not classified as a pagan religion. The so-called New Age activities and this are not called religions and therefore don't come under the prohibition of mingling church and state that we have in this country.
[ Activities Age Called Church Classified Come Country Mingling New Pagan Prohibition Religion Religions So-Called State Therefore Under]
Topic:
- To paraphrase Winston Churchill, I did not take the oath I have just taken with the intention of presiding over the dissolution of the world's strongest economy.
[ Churchill Did Dissolution Economy Intention Just Oath Over Paraphrase Presiding Strongest Take Taken Winston World]
Topic:
- I went to a church where you could not sing out loud in the service until you had been saved.
[ Been Church Could Had Loud Out Saved Service Sing Until Went Where]
Topic:
- I teach metaphysics and pastor a church.
[ Church Metaphysics Pastor Teach]
Topic:
- I have a group of people, about 40, in a local church in Surrey in England, who pray for me regularly.
[ Church England Group Local Pray Regularly]
Topic:
- I sang in church choir all my life, through elementary school, junior high and high school.
[ Choir Church Elementary High Junior Life Sang School Through]
Topic:
- I think church and state should remain entirely separate at all costs, and that the decision of religious marriage should be of each faith to debate and decide free of political influence.
[ Church Costs Debate Decide Decision Each Entirely Faith Free Influence Marriage Political Religious Remain Separate Should State Think]
Topic:
- There were theoretical elements in the subjection of women and it is not possible to avoid the conclusion that a large contribution was made to them by the Church. In part this was a matter of its hostile stance towards sexuality.
[ Avoid Church Conclusion Contribution Elements Hostile Large Made Matter Part Possible Sexuality Stance Subjection Them Theoretical Towards Were Women]
Topic:
- I think my election is one of several indications that gay and lesbian folk are being brought more into the center of things. I'd like to think that my election signals my bringing of gay and lesbian folk into the center of the church.
[ Being Bringing Brought Center Church Election Folk Gay Indications Into Lesbian More Several Signals Things Think]
Topic:
- If indeed this is the work of God... then it's a crisis that calls for the church to be its very best self, and not worry about risking itself for the right thing.
[ Best Calls Church Crisis God Indeed Itself Right Risking Self Then Thing Very Work Worry]
Topic:
- There are enormously gifted Episcopal priests around this church who are gay and lesbian, some of whom are partnered, who would make wonderful bishops and they're going to be nominated and they're going to be elected.
[ Around Bishops Church Elected Enormously Episcopal Gay Gifted Going Lesbian Make Nominated Priests Some Whom Wonderful Would]
Topic:
- I've been speaking at churches for years, as well as juvenile jails, rehabs and hospitals, and I always talk about my faith. That is a declaration of my relationship with God.
[ Always Been Churches Declaration Faith God Hospitals Jails Juvenile Relationship Speaking Talk Well Years]
Topic:
- I had said to some pastor that I was having thoughts, and the church turned on me. They went to my mom and said, So sorry about your son.
[ Church Had Having Mom Pastor Said Some Son Sorry Thoughts Turned Went Your]
Topic:
- When Queer Eye hit, the church told my mom they were praying for me. She said, God loves him too. And I support him 100 percent.
[ Church Eye God Him Hit Loves Mom Percent Praying Queer Said She Support Told Too Were]
Topic:
- From education by the Church to education by Germanic value is a step of several generations.
[ Church Education Generations Germanic Several Step Value]
Topic:
- The city's contradictions and frailties drive me to the church. The church, in turn, binds my wounds and soothes my troubled heart, and sends me right back out into the city again.
[ Again Back Binds Church City Contradictions Drive Frailties Heart Into Out Right Sends Soothes Troubled Turn Wounds]
Topic:
- An angel is a spiritual creature created by God without a body for the service of Christendom and the church.
[ Angel Body Christendom Church Created Creature God Service Spiritual Without]
Topic:
- If you were to look back at me as a school kid you'd see a very quiet little church mouse kind of character.
[ Back Character Church Kid Kind Little Look Mouse Quiet School See Very Were]
Topic:
- We went to church every Sunday. When I was a kid, the only time I sang was around my family.
[ Around Church Every Family Kid Only Sang Sunday Time Went]
Topic: Family
- The Lord called me to plant a church.
[ Called Church Lord Plant]
Topic:
- I say quite deliberately that the Christian religion, as organized in its Churches, has been and still is the principal enemy of moral progress in the world.
[ Been Christian Churches Deliberately Enemy Moral Organized Principal Progress Quite Religion Say Still World]
Topic:
- The great leaders of the second world war alliance, Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill, understood the twin sides of destruction and salvation. Their war aims were not only to defeat fascism, but to create a world of shared prosperity.
[ Aims Alliance Churchill Create Defeat Destruction Fascism Franklin Great Leaders Only Prosperity Roosevelt Salvation Second Shared Sides Their Twin Understood War Were Winston World]
Topic:
- Your body is the church where Nature asks to be reverenced.
[ Asks Body Church Nature Reverenced Where Your]
Topic: Fitness
- I attended Sunday School and then church with my father and mother throughout my childhood.
[ Attended Childhood Church Father Mother School Sunday Then Throughout]
Topic:
- I have confidence that the Unitarian Church will steadily grow and will help to sustain many of my fellow citizens in these important days that lie ahead of us.
[ Ahead Church Citizens Confidence Days Fellow Grow Help Important Lie Many Steadily Sustain These Unitarian Us Will]
Topic:
- My family for several generations have been members of the Unitarian Church.
[ Been Church Family Generations Members Several Unitarian]
Topic:
- It is not easy to get rich in Las Vegas, at Churchill Downs, or at the local Merrill Lynch office.
[ Churchill Downs Easy Get Las Local Lynch Merrill Office Rich Vegas]
Topic:
- Against the State, against the Church, against the silence of the medical profession, against the whole machinery of dead institutions of the past, the woman of today arises.
[ Against Arises Church Dead Institutions Machinery Medical Past Profession Silence State Today Whole Woman]
Topic:
- Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the gospel in understandable terms, considering the language and thought-forms of that setting.
[ Church Communicating Considering Each Generation Gospel Language Responsibility Setting Terms Understandable]
Topic:
- The living Church of the redeemed is his book. He founded a religion of the living spirit, not of a written code, like the Mosaic law. Yet his words and deeds are recorded by as honest and reliable witnesses as ever put pen to paper.
[ Book Church Code Deeds Ever Founded His Honest Law Living Mosaic Paper Pen Put Recorded Redeemed Reliable Religion Spirit Witnesses Words Written Yet]
Topic:
- In early church polemics, Jews are deemed no longer worthy of their own Scriptures because they have failed to accept Christ as the Messiah.
[ Accept Because Christ Church Deemed Early Failed Jews Longer Messiah Own Polemics Scriptures Their Worthy]
Topic:
- It's very difficult to determine whether this is the fault of the world that has abandoned the Church, or the Church that does not know how to relate to the world.
[ Abandoned Church Determine Difficult Does Fault How Know Relate Very Whether World]
Topic:
- I know it is a somewhat delicate matter to refuse a gift, but in this case the statue is so atrocious that every endeavour should be made to keep it out of the church.
[ Atrocious Case Church Delicate Endeavour Every Gift Keep Know Made Matter Out Refuse Should Somewhat Statue]
Topic:
- The artistic taste of the Catholic priests is appalling and I am most anxious to have a Catholic church in which everything is genuine and good, and not tawdry and ostentatious.
[ Am Anxious Appalling Artistic Catholic Church Everything Genuine Good Most Ostentatious Priests Taste Tawdry Which]
Topic:
- The artists who stand out to me have a passion for what they do. There are a lot of people who can sing. It's just like when you go to church and people are singing because it sounds good, not because it feels good. There's a difference.
[ Artists Because Church Difference Feels Go Good Just Lot Out Passion Sing Singing Sounds Stand]
Topic:
- Conversion is a very, very important part of what you are doing. We will have a responsibility to report to Heavenly Father regarding those we bring into the Church.
[ Bring Church Conversion Doing Father Heavenly Important Into Part Regarding Report Responsibility Those Very Will]
Topic:
- The Church is presided over personally by Jesus Christ.
[ Christ Church Jesus Over Personally Presided]
Topic:
- The key to successful missionary work is a close relationship between the missionaries and the members. Creating an environment in working with members that will bring more into the Church.
[ Between Bring Church Close Creating Environment Into Key Members Missionaries Missionary More Relationship Successful Will Work Working]
Topic:
- I am saying voluntarily that I have sung for almost every religious group in the country, from Jewish and Catholic, and Presbyterian and Holy Rollers and Revival Churches.
[ Almost Am Catholic Churches Country Every Group Holy Jewish Presbyterian Religious Revival Rollers Saying Sung Voluntarily]
Topic:
- I still call myself a communist, because communism is no more what Russia made of it than Christianity is what the churches make of it.
[ Because Call Christianity Churches Communism Communist Made Make More Myself Russia Still Than]
Topic:
- Our public schools began as ministries of the church; now it is time to return them to the Lord.
[ Began Church Lord Ministries Now Our Public Return Schools Them Time]
Topic:
- As a former Catholic, and as someone who even today is not opposed to being called a Christian, I felt I had every right to use the symbols of the Church and resented being told not to.
[ Being Called Catholic Christian Church Even Every Felt Former Had Opposed Resented Right Someone Symbols Today Told Use]
Topic:
- I am drawn to Christ but I have real problems with the Catholic Church.
[ Am Catholic Christ Church Drawn Problems Real]
Topic:
- I like Church furniture.
[ Church Furniture]
Topic:
- I like going to Church for aesthetic reasons, rather than spiritual ones.
[ Aesthetic Church Going Ones Rather Reasons Spiritual Than]
Topic:
- I like the aesthetics of the Church.
[ Aesthetics Church]
Topic:
- Unfortunately, the Church's position on most contemporary issues makes it hard to take them seriously.
[ Church Contemporary Hard Issues Makes Most Position Seriously Take Them Unfortunately]
Topic:
- May the Lord destroy all the tyrants of the church. Amen.
[ Amen Church Destroy Lord May Tyrants]
Topic:
- My ordination in the Church of God in Christ was at age 9, and I later became a Baptist minister, which I am today.
[ Age Am Baptist Became Christ Church God Later Minister Ordination Today Which]
Topic:
- Before I had crossed the threshold of my church I was made to realize that I was shepherd of a divided flock.
[ Before Church Crossed Divided Flock Had Made Realize Shepherd Threshold]
Topic:
- I was born in Alabama and my first live music experiences were in church. Every Sunday we watched regional gospel groups on television singing their hearts out.
[ Alabama Born Church Every Experiences First Gospel Groups Hearts Live Music Out Regional Singing Sunday Television Their Watched Were]
Topic:
- I think the Church is a conduit to God. The Church is not God. And I think that from the very beginning Jesus taught us that.
[ Beginning Church Conduit God Jesus Taught Think Us Very]
Topic:
- It doesn't really matter how much of the rules or the dogma we accepted and lived by if we're not really living by the fundamental creed of the Catholic Church, which is service to others and finding God in ourselves and then seeing God in everyone - including our enemies.
[ Accepted Catholic Church Creed Dogma Enemies Everyone Finding Fundamental God How Including Lived Living Matter Much Others Our Ourselves Really Rules Seeing Service Then Which]
Topic:
- Well, I think that Catholicism's basic foundation of faith is personal conscience. I think it's between you and God, not you and the Church.
[ Basic Between Catholicism Church Conscience Faith Foundation God Personal Think Well]
Topic:
- As for the depiction of the Catholic church, it's not meant to be a prediction.
[ Catholic Church Depiction Meant Prediction]
Topic:
- For a house, somewhere near Los Angeles I found an old church. Very old, no longer used. So we moved the church to the land, and I took off the steeple, and I got my hands dirty.
[ Angeles Church Dirty Found Got Hands House Land Longer Los Moved Near Off Old Somewhere Steeple Took Used Very]
Topic:
- I have taken this step because I want the discipline, the fire and the authority of the Church. I am hopelessly unworthy of it, but I hope to become worthy.
[ Am Authority Because Become Church Discipline Fire Hope Hopelessly Step Taken Unworthy Want Worthy]
Topic:
- Well, obviously, as soon as I'd finished the script I read a lot of books on Winston Churchill, and started to gain weight and really prepare emotionally, mentally and physically for the role.
[ Books Churchill Emotionally Finished Gain Lot Mentally Obviously Physically Prepare Read Really Role Script Soon Started Weight Well Winston]
Topic:
- The outcome can truly determine whether our homes will be destroyed, whether our children will be torn from their mothers, trained as conspirators and turned against their parents, their home and their church.
[ Against Children Church Conspirators Destroyed Determine Home Homes Mothers Our Outcome Parents Their Torn Trained Truly Turned Whether Will]
Topic:
- Every one who has a heart, however ignorant of architecture he may be, feels the transcendent beauty and poetry of the mediaeval churches.
[ Architecture Beauty Churches Every Feels Heart However Ignorant May Poetry Transcendent]
Topic:
- Yet for my part, deeply as I am moved by the religious architecture of the Middle Ages, I cannot honestly say that I ever felt the slightest emotion in any modern Gothic church.
[ Ages Am Any Architecture Cannot Church Deeply Emotion Ever Felt Gothic Honestly Middle Modern Moved Part Religious Say Slightest Yet]
Topic:
- I see no faults in the Church, and therefore let me be resurrected with the Saints, whether I ascend to heaven or descend to hell, or go to any other place. And if we go to hell, we will turn the devils out of doors and make a heaven of it.
[ Any Ascend Church Descend Devils Doors Faults Go Heaven Hell Make Other Out Place Resurrected Saints See Therefore Turn Whether Will]
Topic:
- If you will stay with the majority of the Twelve Apostles, and the records of the Church, you will never be led astray.
[ Apostles Astray Church Led Majority Never Records Stay Twelve Will]
Topic:
- I think if the church did what they were supposed to do we wouldn't have anyone sleeping on the streets.
[ Anyone Church Did Sleeping Streets Supposed Think Were]
Topic:
- One of my beliefs is that there are certain institutions within a community which stand for the spirit and heart of that community, there's the church, the local football team, the local pub and the theatre.
[ Beliefs Certain Church Community Football Heart Institutions Local Pub Spirit Stand Team Theatre Which Within]
Topic:
- At the end of 1795 and beginning of 1796, I was ordered to write to the Church ministers.
[ Beginning Church End Ministers Ordered Write]
Topic:
- I do not use profanity in my novels. My characters all go to church.
[ Characters Church Go Novels Profanity Use]
Topic:
- Religion stands, the Church blocking the sun.
[ Blocking Church Religion Stands Sun]
Topic:
- My father was Catholic, my mother was Protestant, and because of that I got Christened in both churches, so I've got all these names... but my Dad always called me Mick.
[ Always Because Both Called Catholic Churches Dad Father Got Mick Mother Names Protestant These]
Topic:
- People sometimes ask me if it is a sin in the Church of Emacs to use vi. Using a free version of vi is not a sin; it is a penance. So happy hacking.
[ Ask Church Free Hacking Happy Penance Sin Sometimes Use Using Version Vi]
Topic:
- The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of women's emancipation.
[ Been Bible Blocks Church Emancipation Greatest Stumbling Way Women]
Topic:
- The greatest block today in the way of woman's emancipation is the church, the canon law, the Bible and the priesthood.
[ Bible Block Canon Church Emancipation Greatest Law Priesthood Today Way Woman]
Topic:
- The whole tone of Church teaching in regard to women is, to the last degree, contemptuous and degrading.
[ Church Contemptuous Degrading Degree Last Regard Teaching Tone Whole Women]
Topic:
- Every true prayer is a prayer of the Church; by means of that prayer the Church prays, since it is the Holy Spirit living in the Church, Who in every single soul 'prays in us with unspeakable groanings'.
[ Church Every Holy Living Means Prayer Prays Since Single Soul Spirit True Unspeakable Us]
Topic:
- The limitless loving devotion to God, and the gift God makes of Himself to you, are the highest elevation of which the heart is capable; it is the highest degree of prayer. The souls that have reached this point are truly the heart of the Church.
[ Capable Church Degree Devotion Elevation Gift God Heart Highest Himself Limitless Loving Makes Point Prayer Reached Souls Truly Which]
Topic:
- I never weary of great churches. It is my favorite kind of mountain scenery. Mankind was never so happily inspired as when it made a cathedral.
[ Cathedral Churches Favorite Great Happily Inspired Kind Made Mankind Mountain Never Scenery Weary]
Topic:
- I was brought up as a Catholic and went to church every week and took the sacraments. It never really touched the core of my being.
[ Being Brought Catholic Church Core Every Never Really Sacraments Took Touched Up Week Went]
Topic:
- At the first general meeting of this Corporation in 1820, his Lordship presided; a circumstance, which may well be considered an era in the history of the Church of Upper Canada.
[ Canada Church Circumstance Considered Corporation Era First General His History Lordship May Meeting Presided Upper Well Which]
Topic:
- In regard to education, something has been done by the Provincial Legislature; but to build churches, and to place clergymen is a work of greater difficulty.
[ Been Build Churches Clergymen Difficulty Done Education Greater Legislature Place Provincial Regard Something Work]
Topic:
- In the scattered settlements of this Diocese, schools and Churches are of necessity for many years few in number, and multitudes of both sexes are growing up in great ignorance.
[ Both Churches Diocese Few Great Growing Ignorance Many Multitudes Necessity Number Scattered Schools Settlements Sexes Up Years]
Topic:
- St. Peter announced the glad tidings of the Gospel to the people on the day of Pentecost, and converted, by the first Christian sermon, ever preached, three thousand - which formed the primitive Church.
[ Announced Christian Church Converted Day Ever First Formed Glad Gospel Peter Preached Primitive Sermon St Thousand Three Tidings Which]
Topic:
- The Legislature of Lower Canada, consisting chiefly of Roman Catholics, could hardly be expected to support a church which they were taught to consider heretical, and in Upper Canada the scanty means at the disposal of the Government, precluded all hope.
[ Canada Catholics Chiefly Church Consider Consisting Could Disposal Expected Government Hardly Heretical Hope Legislature Lower Means Roman Scanty Support Taught Upper Were Which]
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- The nations were awakened from the sleep of death, as the words of eternal life flowed from the Apostles' lips, - the temples of superstition were shut or destroyed, and churches were planted in every part of the civilized world.
[ Apostles Awakened Churches Civilized Death Destroyed Eternal Every Flowed Life Lips Nations Part Planted Shut Sleep Superstition Temples Were Words World]
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- The Church knew what the psalmist knew: Music praises God. Music is well or better able to praise him than the building of the church and all its decoration; it is the Church's greatest ornament.
[ Able Better Building Church Decoration God Greatest Him Knew Music Ornament Praise Praises Than Well]
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- As of essential importance in town churches which are not at all equally necessary in the country.
[ Churches Country Equally Essential Importance Necessary Town Which]
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- I think our failure in the production of good town churches of distinctive character must have struck you often, as it has me, when contrasted with our comparative success in country churches.
[ Character Churches Comparative Contrasted Country Distinctive Failure Good Must Often Our Production Struck Success Think Town]
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- In a town church the right place for the admission of light.
[ Admission Church Light Place Right Town]
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- The fault seems to me to have been that men have taken ancient country churches as their models and have failed to discover that between them and churches in towns there ought to be a most distinct and marked difference.
[ Ancient Been Between Churches Country Difference Discover Distinct Failed Fault Marked Men Models Most Ought Seems Taken Their Them Towns]
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- Ritual murder is referred to in court files which are located in Rome. There are pictures in it which show that in 23 cases, the Church itself has dealt with the question.
[ Cases Church Court Dealt Files Itself Located Murder Pictures Question Referred Ritual Rome Show Which]
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- There the union of Church and State tends strongly to paralyze some of the members of the body of Christ. Here there is no such influence to destroy spiritual life and power.
[ Body Christ Church Destroy Here Influence Life Members Paralyze Power Some Spiritual State Strongly Such Tends Union]
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- Well, to take me from where I was, and the life I was leading, to the life I lead now with the church and with the Lord and with Jesus Christ, it's a total, total turn-around.
[ Christ Church Jesus Lead Leading Life Lord Now Take Total Well Where]
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- A revival does two things. First, it returns the Church from her backsliding and second, it causes the conversion of men and women; and it always includes the conviction of sin on the part of the Church. What a spell the devil seems to cast over the Church today!
[ Always Cast Causes Church Conversion Conviction Devil Does First Her Includes Men Over Part Returns Revival Second Seems Sin Spell Things Today Two Women]
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- Christianity means a lot more than church membership.
[ Christianity Church Lot Means Membership More Than]
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- God Almighty never intended that the devil should triumph over the Church. He never intended that the saloons should walk rough-shod over Christianity.
[ Almighty Christianity Church Devil God Intended Never Over Saloons Should Triumph Walk]
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- Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile.
[ Any Automobile Christian Church Garage Going Make Makes More Than]
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- Hypocrites in the Church? Yes, and in the lodge and at the home. Don't hunt through the Church for a hypocrite. Go home and look in the mirror. Hypocrites? Yes. See that you make the number one less.
[ Church Go Home Hunt Hypocrite Hypocrites Less Lodge Look Make Mirror Number See Through Yes]
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- I believe there is no doctrine more dangerous to the Church today than to convey the impression that a revival is something peculiar in itself and cannot be judged by the same rules of causes and effect as other things.
[ Believe Cannot Causes Church Convey Dangerous Doctrine Effect Impression Itself Judged More Other Peculiar Revival Rules Same Something Than Things Today]
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- I challenge you to show me where the saloon has ever helped business, education, church, morals or anything we hold dear.
[ Anything Business Challenge Church Dear Education Ever Helped Hold Morals Saloon Show Where]
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- Unless you have made a complete surrender and are doing his will it will avail you nothing if you've reformed a thousand times and have your name on fifty church records.
[ Avail Church Complete Doing Fifty His Made Name Nothing Records Reformed Surrender Thousand Times Unless Will Your]
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- For the judgment was accomplished not only upon all the men of the Christian church, but also upon all who are called Mohammedans, and, moreover, upon all the Gentiles in the whole world.
[ Accomplished Also Called Christian Church Gentiles Judgment Men Moreover Only Upon Whole World]
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- For the spiritual sense of the Word treats everywhere of the spiritual world, that is, of the state of the church in the heavens, as well as in the earth; hence the Word is spiritual and Divine.
[ Church Divine Earth Everywhere Heavens Hence Sense Spiritual State Treats Well Word World]
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- The quality of the Lord's church on earth, cannot be seen by any man, so long as he lives in the world, still less how the church in process of time has turned aside from good to evil.
[ Any Aside Cannot Church Earth Evil Good How Less Lives Long Lord Man Process Quality Seen Still Time Turned World]
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- One of my good friends is Christian, goes to church every Sunday, very religious. I'm fine with that and I will never judge her.
[ Christian Church Every Fine Friends Goes Good Her Judge Never Religious Sunday Very Will]
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- There is too much theology in the Church now, and too little of the Gospel.
[ Church Gospel Little Much Now Theology Too]
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- Marriage is the mother of the world. It preserves kingdoms, and fills cities and churches, and heaven itself.
[ Churches Cities Fills Heaven Itself Kingdoms Marriage Mother Preserves World]
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- For me Christianity is about the Kingdom, not about the Church: it has to do with human growth and development nor church growth and development.
[ Christianity Church Development Growth Human Kingdom Nor]
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- People feel that decisions about their jobs, the way their children are educated, how their church functions, and products they buy are made by someone and some place so distant that they can't find anybody to talk to that has any influence over them.
[ Any Anybody Buy Children Church Decisions Distant Educated Feel Find Functions How Influence Jobs Made Over Place Products Some Someone Talk Their Them Way]
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- Anybody who had come up with a new concept would have been under suspicion for being out of step with the tradition or out of step with the teachings of the church.
[ Anybody Been Being Church Come Concept Had New Out Step Suspicion Teachings Tradition Under Up Would]
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- I've traveled all over the country for years speaking in churches, teaching the Ten Commandments. It's amazing if 2 percent of any congregation knows the Ten Commandments.
[ Amazing Any Churches Commandments Congregation Country Knows Over Percent Speaking Teaching Ten Traveled Years]
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- If my duty does involve heralding His law in every arena, then the Church in America is failing radically today.
[ America Arena Church Does Duty Every Failing His Involve Law Radically Then Today]
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- The early Church had nothing but the Old Testament. The New Testament lies hidden in the Old; the Old Testament lies open in the New.
[ Church Early Had Hidden Lies New Nothing Old Open Testament]
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- The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the church.
[ Blood Church Martyrs Seed]
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- After playing so many songs in churches for eight or nine years, I've learned what songs people react to. Then I just had fun with the arrangements. That's how this album came together.
[ After Album Arrangements Came Churches Eight Fun Had How Just Learned Many Nine Playing React Songs Then Together Years]
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- I've been stuck on John Eldredge lately. He's all about being a warrior outside of the church. I hate to think about this kind of stuff - I just like to do it.
[ Been Being Church Hate John Just Kind Lately Outside Stuck Stuff Think Warrior]
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- Really, at a time when they're debating when and where a nativity scene can be used, this is the kind of stuff we need to have out there - outside of the church.
[ Church Debating Kind Nativity Need Out Outside Really Scene Stuff Time Used Where]
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- The whole of the situation of the Conservative Party today springs from that night when they dismissed the best prime minister the country had had since Churchill.
[ Best Churchill Conservative Country Dismissed Had Minister Night Party Prime Since Situation Springs Today Whole]
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- The Catholic Church - it's so difficult because I don't want say anything offensive but it makes me very angry that religious leaders from this faith have tried to respond negatively to sexual education and to the promotion of condom use.
[ Angry Anything Because Catholic Church Condom Difficult Education Faith Leaders Makes Negatively Offensive Promotion Religious Respond Say Sexual Tried Use Very Want]
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- Now, forty years after his passing, Winston Churchill is still quoted, read, revered, and referred to as much, if not more, than when he was alive.
[ After Alive Churchill Forty His More Much Now Passing Quoted Read Referred Revered Still Than Winston Years]
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- And they turned around and leased it to The Assembly Of God Churches - their headquarters are in Springfield, Missouri. They leased it to them for the first year. Then, after the first year, they will donate it to the church.
[ After Around Assembly Church Churches Donate First God Headquarters Missouri Springfield Their Them Then Turned Will Year]
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- And you know, we'd go to church. We were Baptists. And every now and then there'd be a tent would set up, and it was the Holiness folks. And we liked their music.
[ Baptists Church Every Folks Go Holiness Know Liked Music Now Set Tent Their Then Up Were Would]
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- I sang in church growing up. Memphis is the blues capital of the world, we like to say.
[ Blues Capital Church Growing Memphis Sang Say Up World]
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- And I ask why am I black, they say I was born in sin, and shamed inequity. One of the main songs we used to sing in church makes me sick, 'love wash me and I shall be whiter than snow.
[ Am Ask Black Born Church Inequity Love Main Makes Say Shall Shamed Sick Sin Sing Snow Songs Than Used Wash Why]
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- But how odd that in this heathen nation of empty pews, where churches' bare, ruined choirs are converted into luxury loft living, a Labour government - yes, a Labour government - is deliberately creating a huge expansion of faith schools.
[ Bare Choirs Churches Converted Creating Deliberately Empty Expansion Faith Government Heathen How Huge Into Labour Living Loft Luxury Nation Odd Ruined Schools Where Yes]
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- In the polls, over 80% support the right to die and have done for the last 25 years. Even 80% of practising Catholics and Protestants support it, plus 76% of Church Times readers.
[ Catholics Church Die Done Even Last Over Plus Polls Practising Protestants Readers Right Support Times Years]
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- One hundred religious persons knit into a unity by careful organizations do not constitute a church any more than eleven dead men make a football team. The first requisite is life, always.
[ Always Any Careful Church Constitute Dead Eleven First Football Hundred Into Knit Life Make Men More Organizations Persons Religious Requisite Team Than Unity]
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- You may invite the entire 35th Division to your wedding if you want to. I guess it's going to be yours as well as mine. We might as well have the church full while we are at it.
[ Church Division Entire Full Going Guess Invite May Might Mine Want Wedding Well While Your Yours]
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- You have the Roman Catholic Church, the Church of England, the Presbyterians, the Wesleyans, represented in each school, and they are each to take alternate days.
[ Alternate Catholic Church Days Each England Represented Roman School Take]
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- I heard stories from my mother's mother who was an American Indian. She was spiritual, although she did not go to church, but she had the hum. She used to tell me stories of the rivers.
[ Although American Church Did Go Had Heard Hum Indian Mother Rivers She Spiritual Stories Tell Used]
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- So, not only am I panicking over the weekend if I need to know my lines, but also if can I get the kids to the zoo. Can I even go to church? I was asking for certain things that would allow me to plan my life a little better.
[ Allow Also Am Asking Better Certain Church Even Get Go Kids Know Life Lines Little Need Only Over Plan Things Weekend Would Zoo]
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- Mr. Churchill is proud of Britain's stand alone, after France had fallen and before America entered the War.
[ After Alone America Before Britain Churchill Entered Fallen France Had Mr Proud Stand War]
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- If you say that the history of the Church is a long succession of scandals, you are telling the truth, though if that is all you say, you are distorting the truth.
[ Church Distorting History Long Say Scandals Succession Telling Though Truth]
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- Is it possible that I am not alone in believing that in the dispute between Galileo and the Church, the Church was right and the centre of man's universe is the earth?
[ Alone Am Believing Between Centre Church Dispute Earth Galileo Man Possible Right Universe]
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- But I have been in some very beautiful churches, then I've looked outside and seen people starving to death.
[ Beautiful Been Churches Death Looked Outside Seen Some Starving Then Very]
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- People don't come to church for preachments, of course, but to daydream about God.
[ Church Come Course Daydream God]
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- Any God I ever felt in church I brought in with me.
[ Any Brought Church Ever Felt God]
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- This dullness of vision regarding the importance of the general welfare to the individual is the measure of the failure of our schools and churches to teach the spiritual significance of genuine democracy.
[ Churches Democracy Dullness Failure General Genuine Importance Individual Measure Our Regarding Schools Significance Spiritual Teach Vision Welfare]
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- I believe in the separation of church and state, absolutely. But I don't believe in the separation of public life from our values, our basic values, and for many of us, our religious values.
[ Absolutely Basic Believe Church Life Many Our Public Religious Separation State Us Values]
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- Martin Luther King Jr. really understood the role of the churches when he said, 'The church is not meant to be the master of the state.' We don't sort of take power and grab the levers of government and impose our agenda down people's throats.
[ Agenda Church Churches Down Government Grab Impose Jr King Levers Luther Martin Master Meant Our Power Really Role Said Sort State Take Throats Understood]
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- No, we are not the master of the state, said King. We are not the servant of the state. We are the conscience of the state. The churches or the religious community should be, I think, the conscience of the state. We're not just service providers.
[ Churches Community Conscience Just King Master Providers Religious Said Servant Service Should State Think]
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- Although I myself don't go to church or synagogue, I do, whether it's superstition or whatever, pray every time I get on a plane. I just automatically do it. I say the same thing every time.
[ Although Automatically Church Every Get Go Just Myself Plane Pray Same Say Superstition Synagogue Thing Time Whatever Whether]
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- If it came to saving the life of one priest or sacrificing the life of an entire congregation, the church would save the life of the priest. Which is backwards, of course.
[ Backwards Came Church Congregation Course Entire Life Priest Sacrificing Save Saving Which Would]
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- If there were no ministers and no priests, how long would there be any churches?
[ Any Churches How Long Ministers Priests Were Would]
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- My grandmother, she say I shouldn't be playing. I should go to church. Fially, I say I'm going do this, I'm going do it. And she got where she didn't bother me about it.
[ Bother Church Go Going Got Grandmother Playing Say She Should Where]
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- You get a heck of a sound from the church. Can't you hear it in my voice?
[ Church Get Hear Heck Sound Voice]
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- The style of God venerated in the church, mosque, or synagogue seems completely different from the style of the natural universe.
[ Church Completely Different God Natural Seems Style Synagogue Universe]
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- My husband is from Hawaii and his father who was also born in Hawaii was a teenager when Pearl Harbor happened, right before church and he ran up and got on the roof of his grandfather's house and watched the planes go over.
[ Also Before Born Church Father Go Got Grandfather Happened Harbor Hawaii His House Husband Over Pearl Planes Ran Right Roof Teenager Up Watched]
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- In the Church, considered as a social organism, the mysteries inevitably degenerate into beliefs.
[ Beliefs Church Considered Degenerate Inevitably Into Mysteries Organism Social]
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- Sailors ought never to go to church. They ought to go to hell, where it is much more comfortable.
[ Church Comfortable Go Hell More Much Never Ought Sailors Where]
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- In the past, children learned their values at home, reinforced by organizations such as the Boy Scouts and, of course, their church or synagogue, but in all too many families that is no longer the case.
[ Boy Case Children Church Course Families Home Learned Longer Many Organizations Past Reinforced Scouts Such Synagogue Their Too Values]
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- Even at church, people would not shake my hand.
[ Church Even Hand Shake Would]
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- Mere heathen morality, and not Jesus Christ, is preached in most of our churches.
[ Christ Churches Heathen Jesus Mere Morality Most Our Preached]
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- The genius of the United States is not best or most in its executives or legislatures, nor in its ambassadors or authors or colleges, or churches, or parlors, nor even in its newspapers or inventors, but always most in the common people.
[ Always Ambassadors Authors Best Churches Colleges Common Even Executives Genius Inventors Legislatures Most Newspapers Nor States United]
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- The schools would fail through their silence, the Church through its forgiveness, and the home through the denial and silence of the parents. The new generation has to hear what the older generation refuses to tell it.
[ Church Denial Fail Forgiveness Generation Hear Home New Older Parents Refuses Schools Silence Tell Their Through Would]
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- Eighteen years ago, the Holy Spirit led me to establish a church in the heart of Times Square.
[ Ago Church Eighteen Establish Heart Holy Led Spirit Square Times Years]
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- The Divine Thing that made itself the foundation of the Church does not seem, to judge by his comments on the religious leadership of his day, to have hoped much from officers of a church.
[ Church Comments Day Divine Does Foundation His Hoped Itself Judge Leadership Made Much Officers Religious Seem Thing]
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- The most he would do was to promise that the gates of hell should not prevail against it. It is about all that, looking back on the history of the Church, one can feel that they have not done.
[ Against Back Church Done Feel Gates Hell History Looking Most Prevail Promise Should Would]
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- My training in Science of Mind had begun with my mother. She took me to a different church every Sunday, and she encouraged me to question the minister afterward.
[ Afterward Begun Church Different Encouraged Every Had Mind Minister Mother Question Science She Sunday Took Training]
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- Offers for me to play dances, society parties, even churches, were now coming in regularly. For most dates I was paid the sum of one dollar per hour, and they always tipped me at the end of the night.
[ Always Churches Coming Dances Dates Dollar End Even Hour Most Night Now Offers Paid Parties Per Play Regularly Society Sum Tipped Were]
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- Christians should emphatically be campaigning for justice for the poor - but the Church is not a campaign.
[ Campaign Campaigning Christians Church Emphatically Justice Poor Should]
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- The Church exists to connect people at the level of their hunger for a new world.
[ Church Connect Exists Hunger Level New Their World]
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- The Church is the new creation, it is life and joy, it is the sacramental fellowship in which we share the ultimate purpose of God, made real for us now in our hearing the Word and sharing the Sacrament.
[ Church Creation Fellowship God Hearing Joy Life Made New Now Our Purpose Real Sacrament Sacramental Share Sharing Ultimate Us Which Word]
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- I do feel that federation, loose parallel processes, are less than we've got, less than we could have and, in the very long run, less than what God wants in the Church.
[ Church Could Federation Feel God Got Less Long Loose Parallel Processes Run Than Very Wants]
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- The Catholic Church has never really come to terms with women. What I object to is being treated either as Madonnas or Mary Magdalenes.
[ Being Catholic Church Come Either Mary Never Object Really Terms Treated Women]
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- It is my belief that everything you need to know about the world can be learned in a church choir.
[ Belief Choir Church Everything Know Learned Need World]
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- I was never interested in singing in the church choir or in school. I was more interested in becoming a musician.
[ Becoming Choir Church Interested More Musician Never School Singing]
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- We always performed for our church, but we also just performed whenever the family got together.
[ Also Always Church Family Got Just Our Performed Together Whenever]
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- Nobody sees the obvious, nobody observes the ordinary. There are more miracles in a square yard of earth than in all the fables of the Church.
[ Church Earth Fables Miracles More Nobody Observes Obvious Ordinary Sees Square Than Yard]
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- I am also actively involved in my church and its community activities. We have programs to improve the lives of our congregation and programs of outreach in the community.
[ Actively Activities Also Am Church Community Congregation Improve Involved Lives Our Outreach Programs]
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- I take the kids to church and Sunday school. They love it. I really think it's important for a child to feel that there are things that are bigger than your life out there.
[ Bigger Child Church Feel Important Kids Life Love Out Really School Sunday Take Than Things Think Your]
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- Not every religion has to have St. Augustine's attitude to sex. Why even in our culture marriages are celebrated in a church, everyone present knows what is going to happen that night, but that doesn't prevent it being a religious ceremony.
[ Attitude Augustine Being Celebrated Ceremony Church Culture Even Every Everyone Going Happen Knows Marriages Night Our Present Prevent Religion Religious Sex St Why]
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- What, but the rapacity of the only men who exercised their reason, the priests, secured such vast property to the church, when a man gave his perishable substance to save himself from the dark torments of purgatory.
[ Church Dark Exercised Gave Himself His Man Men Only Perishable Priests Property Purgatory Reason Save Secured Substance Such Their Torments Vast]
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- In order to the existence of such a ministry in the Church, there is requisite an authority received from God, and consequently power and knowledge imparted from God for the exercise of such ministry; and where a man possesses these, although the bis.
[ Although Authority Church Consequently Exercise Existence God Knowledge Man Ministry Order Possesses Power Received Requisite Such These Where]
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- A good man, is a good man, whether in this church, or out of it.
[ Church Good Man Out Whether]
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- Let Catholics build their own churches and works.
[ Build Catholics Churches Own Their Works]
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