As one of India ’s largest and most sacred pilgrimage centers, Benares (Varanasi) has been revered for centuries by Hindus , Muslims , Buddhists , and Jains , millions of whom come to visit its innumerable temples and shrines and come to bathe along a three-mile stretch of steps leading to the Holy Ganga (Ganges) River. Whether coming for salvation, prosperity, or healing, most of these pilgrims have sought some form of ritual purification – a means of unloading their troubles and sins upon stars and holy men, the river Ganga, and the many sacred tanks fed by her springs and tributaries.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.john ashbery
More Safe, and much more modest 'tis, to say God wou'd not leave Mankind without a way: And that the Scriptures, though not every where Free from Corruption, or intire, or clear, Are uncorrupt, sufficient, clear, intire, In all things which our needfull Faith require. If others in the same Glass better see 'Tis for Themselves they look, but not for me: For my Salvation must its Doom receive Not from what others , but what I believe.john dryden
The greatest of all the contributions of the Americanway of life to the Salvation of humanity.
The life-boat may have a tasteful bend and beautiful decoration, but these are not the qualities for which I prize it; it was my Salvation from the howling sea! So the interest which a regenerate soul takes in the Bible, is founded on a personal application to the heart of the saving truth which it contains.james waddel alexander
"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
My greatest wish — other than Salvation — was to have a book.yann martel
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
The lack of brotherhood among believers themselves has paralyzed the church in front of the skepticism and immorality of the world; but when we go back in simple faith to the one great fact of our redemption, we shall be both brought into closer fellowship with each other, and stimulated to more tender regard for the Salvation of men.william mackergo taylor
Modern man is weighed down more by the burden of responsibility than by the burden of sin . We think him more a savior who shoulders our responsibilities than him who shoulders our sins. If instead of making decisions we have but to obey and do our duty, we feel it as a sort of Salvation.Eric Hoffer
Our program is simple: we wish to govern Italy. They ask us for programs but there are already too many. It is not programs that are wanting for the Salvation of Italy but men and will power.benito mussolini
Counting is the religion of this generation it is its hope and its Salvation.Gertrude Stein
With crosses, relics, crucifixes, Beads, pictures, rosaries, and pixes; The tools of working out Salvation By mere mechanic operation.
Three things are necessary for the Salvation of man: to know what he ought to believe ; to know what he ought to desire ; and to know what he ought to do.
The road to Salvation is through truth .
To be unselfish, perfectly selfless , is Salvation itself; for the man within dies, and God alone remains.
How much more should you make sure that you have “put on” the Lord Jesus Christ? This is your eternal Salvation we are talking about, so obey the admonition to make your calling and election sure. There's nothing more important than your eternal Salvation.
A mighty fortress is our God , A sword and shield victorious ; He breaks the cruel oppressors rod And wins Salvation glorious .
We must remember that the Hindu religion lays down distinctly and clearly that every one who wants Salvation must pass through the stage of Rishihood [Life of a Saint], must become a Mantra -drashta , must see God . That is Salvation; that is the law laid down by our scriptures.
Everyone must work out his own Salvation.
...according to the belief of the Digambaras, only men can get Salvation, this is not possible to the other sexes. P.240,
Nothing is more miserable than those people who never failed to attack their own Salvation. When there was need to observe the Law, they trampled it under foot. … On this account Stephen said: "You stiff-necked and uncircumcised in heart, you always resist the Holy Spirit", not only by transgressing the Law but also by wishing to observe it at the wrong time.
Alternate translation: The knowledge of sin is the beginning of Salvation (translated by Richard M. Gummere).
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.