Rain is grace; rain is the sky condescending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life.
Grace must find expression in life, otherwise it is not Grace.Karl Barth
Grace will ever speak for itself and be fruitful in well-doing; the sanctified cross is a fruitful tree.
For an actress to be a success she must have the face of Venus, the brains of Minerva, the Grace of Terpsichore, thememoryof Macaulay, thefigure of Juno, and thehide of a rhinoceros.Ethel Barrymore
Never mind my Grace, lassie; just speak out a plain tale, and show you have a Scotch tongue in your head.
A certain joyful, though humble, confidence becomes us when we pray in the Mediator's name. It is due to Him; when we pray in His name it should be without wavering. Remember His merits, and how prevalent they must be. " Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of Grace."nehemiah adams
Come, my love, the stage is waiting,Be the one to save my saving Grace.st. vincent
The hoary centuries are full of Him; the echoes of His sweet voice are heard to-day; His love has perfumed the past eighteen hundred years, and He lives to-day, as the Head of His church; He lives to-day, the object of the warmest adoration, the most passionate love, for whom millions would die this very hour. Empires have fallen, thrones have crumbled; but Jesus lives, His empire extending every day, His throne gaining new trophies of His Grace.abbott eliot kittredge
The true wisdom is to be always seasonable, and to change with a good Grace in changing circumstances. To love playthings well as a child, to lead an adventurous and honourable youth, and to settle when the time arrives, into a green and smiling age, is to be a good artist in life and deserve well of yourself and your neighbour.Robert Louis Stevenson
Leave such to trifle with more Grace and ease, Whom Folly pleases, and whose Follies please.Alexander Pope
I say more, the just man justices; Keeps Grace: that keeps all his goings graces; Acts in God's eye what in God's eye he is Christ for Christ plays in ten thousand places, Lovely in limbs, and lovely in eyes not his To the Father through the features of men's faces.gerard manley hopkins
All will be redeemed in God's fullness of time, all, not just the small portion of the population who have been given the Grace to know and accept Christ . All the strayed and stolen sheep. All the little lost ones.madeleine l'engle
So be it the wind and sun That reared thy limbs and lit thy veins with life Have blown and shone upon thee not for nought If these have fed and fired thy spirit as mine With love, with faith that casts out fear, with joy, With trust in truth and pride in trust if thou Be theirs indeed as theirs am I, with me Shalt thou take part and with my sea-folk aye, Make thine eyes wide and give God wondering thanks That Grace like ours is given thee thou shalt bear Part of our praise for ever.algernon charles swinburne
We shall this day light such a candle by God's Grace in England, as (I trust) shall never be put out.
I am sure that no man asketh mercy and Grace with true meaning, but if mercy and Grace be first given to him.
Everyone recognized that only five percent of all the people born ever amount to anything at all. Everyone humbly thanked his providential stars that through his own personal efforts and merit he had become one of the superior five percent. Everyone looked with pity and contempt upon the ninety-five percent who did not share his Grace.
The mischievous Pelagians maintain that this sort of Grace is not given freely by God but is to be obtained by preceding merits. I myself was once so foolish and empty, when I first applied myself to the study of philosophy, as to be seduced by this error.
For "we know not what we should pray for as we ought; " but love leads us on, abandons us to all the operations of Grace, puts us entirely at the disposal of God's will, and thus prepares us for all His designs.
While repentance is indispensable to eternal life, we are not to regard it in the light of a price paid for its possession. It is not an expiatory Grace, or a compensation for moral indebtedness.
"You have to learn how to be Gods yourselves, and be kings and priests to God, the same as all Gods have done before you, namely by going from one small degree to another, and from a small capacity to a great one: from Grace to Grace FROM EXALTATION TO EXALTATION until you ATTAIN THE RESURRECTION OF THE DEAD."
But the tender Grace of a day that is dead Will never come back to me.
It is not he who knows most, nor he who hears most, nor yet he who talks most, but he who exercises Grace most, who has most communion with God .
St. Augustine used to say that, but for God's Grace, he should have been capable of committing any crime; and it is when we feel this sincerely, that we are most likely to be really improving, and best able to give assistance to others without moral loss to ourselves.
When a person expends the least amount of motion on one action, that is Grace.
My God, I ask not of Thee the leaves of external consequence; I will be content to continue simple, lowly, and plain, if Thou wilt only give me Grace to serve Thee and my neighbor. Outward pomp withers like a flower, but inward worth lasts even after death.
An outward and visible sign of an inward and spiritual Grace .
He does it with a better Grace, but I do it more natural.