Human salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.
My earlier views on the unsoundness of the Christian scheme of Salvation have become clearer and stronger with advancing years.Abraham Lincoln
Winds, storms, tempests, thunders, lightnings, raging flames, dissolving elements, the archangel's trump smiting the silence of the tomb, the universal air blazing with disastrous splendors, "the tribes of the earth mourning and beating their breasts," the wicked calling on rocks and hills to fall upon them and cover them, the shouts of the saved, the howlings of the damned all, all will then utter one voice, all will pierce our very souls with their tones; all will repeat these words, "God alone is great, and God's Salvation alone deserved the cares, toils, sacrifices of an immortal spirit."
One wishes to go on. On this great river one could glide forever — and here we discover the definition of bliss, Salvation, Heaven, all the old Mediterranean dreams: a journey from wonder to wonder, drifting through eternity into ever-deeper, always changing grandeur, through beauty continually surpassing itself: the ultimate Homeric voyage.edward abbey
Christ has given us, not only the ritual of an ordinance, but the pattern for our lives, when He took the cup, and gave thanks. So common joys become sacraments, enjoyment becomes worship, and the cup which holds the bitter or the sweet skillfully mingled for our lives becomes the cup of blessing and Salvation drank in remembrance of Him.alexander maclaren
Brethren, understand that the gospel is a gospel which brings a present Salvation; and try to feel that it is not presumption, but simply out of the very fundamental principle of it, when you are not afraid to say, "I know that my Redeemer is yonder, and I know that He loves me."alexander maclaren
You are not sent to preach death and sin and judgment, but life and holiness and Salvation – not to be a witness against the people, but to be a witness for God – to preach the good news – Christ Himself.james hudson taylor
The holy Cross goes forward; it brings joy and consolation to every quarter where Christians live; and these God-fearing people, elated, stand in their doorways and greet it reverently, the strength, the Salvation of the universe, the Cross.constantine p. cavafy
A society which is clamouring for choice, which is filled with many articulate groups, each urging its own brand of Salvation, its own variety of economic philosophy, will give each new generation no peace until all have chosen or gone under, unable to bear the conditions of choice.Margaret Mead
A fanciful and flowery and heated imagination beware of; because the things of God are of deep import; and time, and experience, and careful and ponderous and solemn thoughts can only find them out. Thy mind, O man! if thou wilt lead a soul unto Salvation, must stretch as high as the utmost heavens, and search into and contemplate the darkest abyss, and the broad expanse of eternity thou must commune with God.
Human Salvation lies in the hands of the creatively maladjusted.
Purity of character and Salvation depend on purity of heart . We should, by living the life according to our lights share the best with one another, thus adding to the sum total of human effort to reach God .
According to one tradition, Muhammad insisted that “without the mercy of God no one can attain Salvation by virtue of his action.
There is no entering into Salvation outside the Church, just as in the time of the deluge there was none outside the ark, which denotes the Church.
The greatest of all the contributions of the Americanway of life to the Salvation of humanity.
"The unsound convert takes Christ by halves. He is all for the Salvation of Christ, but is not for sanctification. He is for the privileges, but does not appropriate the person of Christ."joseph alleine
The very act of faith by which we receive Christ is an act of the utter renunciation of self, and all its works, as a ground of Salvation. It is really a denial of self, and a grounding of its arms in the last citadel into which it can be driven, and is, in its principle, inclusive of every subsequent act of self-denial by which sin is forsaken or overcome.mark hopkins
If help and Salvation are to come they can only come from the children, for the children are the makers of men.The child is endowed with unknown powers, which can guide us to a radiant future. If what we really want is a new world, then education must take as its aim the development of these hidden possibilities.maria montessori
Counting is the religion of this generation it is its hope and its Salvation.Gertrude Stein
When at the time of awarding, men, with the help of truth , shall vanquish the lie ; When deception and untruth - for long decried – of false gods and men, stand exposed, Then at the time of Salvation , there, shall be full adoration of Thy Glory.
The waters of Salvation, welling forth from the mercy-seat above, have descended in copious floods fo refresh and bless the earth. And will you refuse to drink of the river of life which flows full and free before you, proffering health and gladness to your famished soul, because you cannot discover every thing pertaining to its source, far, far away in the recesses of the Eternal Mind?
To be unselfish, perfectly selfless , is Salvation itself; for the man within dies, and God alone remains.
For a woman , all resurrection , all Salvation, from whatever perdition , lies in love ; in fact, it is her only way to it.
Everyone must work out his own Salvation.
...Both hold the view [ Jain sects of Svetambara and Digambara Jains] hold the view that only human beings can get Salvation; gods and other beings which are capable of getting Salvation according to other Indian systems, do not have it according to Jaina-teachings. They have to be born again as human beings when they become mature for this highest spiritual development to be able to accomplish complete absolution from all earthly passions .
I have heard thee in a time accepted, and in the day of Salvation have I succoured thee: behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of Salvation.
It is already becoming clear that a chapter which had a Western beginning will have to have an Indian ending if it is not to end in self-destruction of the human race. At this supremely dangerous moment in human history , the only way of Salvation is the ancient Hindu way. Here we have the attitude and spirit that can make it possible for the human race to grow together in to a single family.
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