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I have ever judged of the religion of others by their lives. For it is in our lives, and not from our works, that our religion must be read. - Thomas Jefferson

Doubts are the ants in the pants of faith. They keep it awake and moving.  - Frederick Buechner

For God Himself works in our souls, in the deepest depths, taking increasing control as we are progressively willing to be prepared for His wonder. - Thomas R. Kelly

By living fully, recognizing that all we do is by His power, we honor God; He in turn blesses us. - Becky Laird

We can walk without fear, full of hope and courage and strength... waiting for the endless good which God is always giving as fast as He can get us to take it in. - George MacDonald

For what is faith unless it is to believe what you do not see? - Augustine

No matter how difficult the challenge, when we spread our wings of faith and allow the winds of God's spirit to lift us, no obstacle is too great to overcome. - Roy Lessin

If you believe in the Lord, He will do half the work - but only the second half. He helps those who help themselves. - Cyrus H.K. Curtis

Belief is truth held in the mind; faith is a fire in the heart. - Joseph Fort Newton

Faith is to believe what we do not see; and the reward of faith is to see what we believe. - St. Augustine

Faith, mighty faith, the promise sees, And looks to God alone; Laughs at impossibilities, And cries it shall be done. - Charles Wesley

A good man is not a perfect man; a good man is an honest man, faithful, and unhesitatingly responsive to the voice of God in his life. - John Fischer

God's heart is the most sensitive and tender of all. No act goes unnoticed, no matter how insignificant or small. - Richard J. Foster

I tell you the truth, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, 'Move from here to there' and it will move.  - The Bible, Matthew 17:20

I can see in what you call the dark, but which to me is golden. I can see a God-make world, not a man-made world. - Helen Keller

And I saw a river over which every soul must pass to reach the kingdom of heaven and the name of that river was 'suffering'... And then I saw a boat which carries souls across the river and the name of that boat was 'love.' (1542-1591 - Spanish Mystic, Theologian) - St. John Of The Cross

Past the seeker as he prayed came the crippled and the beggar and the beaten. And seeing them...he cried, 'Great God, how is it that a loving creator can see such things and yet do nothing about them?'... God said, 'I did do something. I made you.' - Sufi Teaching

Faith in God is like believing a man can walk over Niagara Falls on a tightrope while pushing a wheelbarrow. Trust in God is like getting into the wheelbarrow! To believe God can do something miraculous is one thing; to risk his willingness to do it in your life is another. - James C. Dobson

A friendly study of the world's religions is a sacred duty. - Mahatma Gandhi

When you come to the edge of all the light you know, and are about to step off into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing one of two things will happen: There will be something solid to stand on, or you will be taught how to fly. (quoted by Barbara J. Winter in her book)  - Patrick Overton

Weakness is what keeps driving us to God, by the overwhelming conviction that there just isn't anywhere else to go. - Abraham Lincoln

I am a little pencil in the hand of a writing God who is sending a love letter to the world. - Mother Teresa