Faith has to do with things that are not seen, and hope with things that are not in hand.
Faith is a continuation of reason.
In faith and hope the world will disagree, But all mankind's concern is charity.
May it not be that, just as we have to have faith in Him, God has to have faith in us and, considering the history of the human race so far, may it not be that faith is even more difficult for Him than it is for us?
Faith is to believe what we do not see; and the reward of this faith is to see what we believe.
In order to be a realist you must believe in miracles.
Faith is a higher faculty than reason.
You don't decide to build a church because you have money in the bank. You build because God says this is what I should do. Faith is the supplier of things hoped for and the evidence of things not seen.
The ablest men in all walks of modern life are men of faith. Most of them have much more faith than they themselves realize.
Faith without works is like a bird without wings; though she may hop with her companions on earth, yet she will never fly with them to heaven.
Our faith in the present dies out long before our faith in the future.
Faith is not a thing which one loses, we merely cease to shape our lives by it.
I believe though I do not comprehend, and I hold by faith what I cannot grasp with the mind.
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen. [Hebrews 11:1]
All things are possible to him who believes. [Mark 9:23]
According to your faith; be it done unto you.
And without faith it is impossible to please him, for he who comes to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of those who seek him. [Hebrews 11:6]
If thou canst believe, all things are possible to him that believeth. [Mark 9:23]
For verily I say unto you, that whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith.
Be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you. [Peter 3:15]
For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made... [Romans 1:20]
Faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. [Hebrews 11:1]
Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shall find it after many days.
Faith. Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel.
If there was no faith there would be no living in this world. We could not even eat hash with any safety.
I see heaven's glories shine and faith shines equal...
To believe only possibilities is not faith, but mere philosophy.
If you desire faith, then you have faith enough.
I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels.
What is faith but a kind of betting or speculation after all? It should be, I bet that my Redeemer liveth.
You can do very little with faith, but you can do nothing without it.
There is no such thing as a lack of faith. We all have plenty of faith, it's just that we have faith in the wrong things. We have faith in what can't be done rather than what can be done. We have faith in lack rather than abundance but there is no lack of faith. Faith is a law.
It is useless to tell one not to reason but to believe --you might as well tell a man not to wake but sleep.
To us also, through every star, through every blade of grass, is not God made visible if we will open our minds and our eyes.
Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand at the time.
Faith is love taking the form of aspiration.
All the strength and force of man comes from his faith in things unseen. He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.
Faith moves mountains, but you have to keep pushing while you are praying.
Do you know how to digest your food? Do you know how to fill your lungs with air? Do you know how to establish, regulate and direct the metabolism of your body -- the assimilation of foodstuff so that it builds muscles, bones and flesh? No, you don't know how consciously, but there is a wisdom within you that does know.
What we wish, that we readily believe.
It could be that our faithlessness is a cowering cowardice born of our very smallness, a massive failure of imagination. If we were to judge nature by common sense or likelihood, we wouldn't believe the world existed.
As he that fears God hears nothing else, so, he that sees God sees every thing else.
Reason is our soul's left hand, faith her right, by these we reach divinity.
Faith is not contrary to reason
Science has sometimes been said to be opposed to faith, and inconsistent with it. But all science, in fact, rests on a basis of faith, for it assumes the permanence and uniformity of natural laws -- a thing which can never be demonstrated.
To know what is impenetrable to us really exists, manifesting itself as the highest wisdom and the most radiant beauty... this knowledge, this feeling is at the center of true religiousness.
Our faith comes in moments... yet there is a depth in those brief moments which constrains us to ascribe more reality to them than to all other experiences.
All that I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.
The course of everything goes to teach us faith.
The faith that stands on authority is not faith.
It is faith among men that holds the moral elements of society together, as it is faith in God that binds the world to his throne.
Faith, to my mind, is a stiffening process, a sort of mental starch, which ought to be applied as sparingly as possible.
Just as a small fire is extinguished by the storm whereas a large fire is enhanced by it-likewise a weak faith is weakened by predicament and catastrophes whereas a strong faith is strengthened by them.
In the affairs of this world, men are saved not by faith, but by the want of it.
The way to see by Faith is to shut the Eye of Reason.
Only the person who has faith in himself is able to be faithful to others.
Faith is much better than belief. Belief is when someone else does the thinking.
Faith must be enforced by reason. When faith becomes blind it dies.
Non-violence is the article of faith.
Faith is not something to grasp, it is a state to grow into.
I claim to be an average man of less than average ability. I have not the shadow of a doubt that any man or woman can achieve what I have, if he or she would make the same effort and cultivate the same hope and faith.
Faith is an oasis in the heart which will never be reached by the caravan of thinking.
Faith in the ability of a leader is of slight service unless it be united with faith in his justice.
If you have abandoned one faith, do not abandon all faith. There is always an alternative to the faith we lose. Or is it the same faith under another mask?
In properly organized groups no faith is required; what is required is simply a little trust and even that only for a little while, for the sooner a man begins to verify all he hears the better it is for him.
Attempt something so impossible that unless God is in it, it's doomed to failure.
A faith to live by, a self to live with, and a purpose to live for.
If you think you can win, you can win. Faith is necessary to victory.
Faith is building on what you know is here, so you can reach what you know is there.
The farther we go, the more the ultimate explanation recedes from us, and all we have left is faith.
Some things have to be believed to be seen.
Absolute faith corrupts as absolutely as absolute power.
God does not require you to follow His leadings on blind trust. Behold the evidence of an invisible intelligence pervading everything, even your own mind and body.
The greatest act of faith is when a man understands he is not God.
It's faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes life worth living.
The supernatural is the natural not yet understood.
Our faith is faith in someone else's faith, and in the greatest matters this is most the case.
Faith means belief in something concerning which doubt is theoretically possible.
It is wrong always, everywhere, and for everyone, to believe anything upon insufficient evidence.
There is no great future for any people whose faith has burned out.
All things are inconstant except the faith in the soul, which changes all things and fills their inconstancy with light, but though I seem to be driven out of my country as a misbeliever I have found no man yet with a faith like mine.
Faith is the highest passion in a human being. Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.
I always prefer to believe the best of everybody -- it saves so much trouble.
Faith... is the art of holding on to things your reason once accepted, despite your changing moods.
Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith let us dare to do our duty as we understand it.
Faith is the refusal to panic.
It's easy to have faith in yourself and have discipline when you're a winner, when you're number one. What you've got to have is faith and discipline when you're not yet a winner.
Getting ahead in a difficult profession requires avid faith in yourself. You must be able to sustain yourself against staggering blows. There is no code of conduct to help beginners. That is why some people with mediocre talent, but with great inner drive, go much further than people with vastly superior talent.
The only faith that wears well and holds its color in all weathers is that which is woven of conviction and set with the sharp mordant of experience.
Our duty is to believe that for which we have sufficient evidence, and to suspend our judgment when we have not.
At the beginning of every act of faith, there is often a seed of fear. For great acts of faith are seldom born out of calm calculation.
Faith must trample under foot all reason, sense, and understanding.
You should not believe your conscience and your feelings more than the word which the Lord who receives sinners preaches to you.
Reason is the enemy of faith.
Faith is a living, daring confidence in God's grace, so sure and certain that a man could stake his life on it a thousand times.
Be a sinner and sin strongly, but more strongly have faith and rejoice in Christ.
The principal part of faith is patience.
The thing that is incredible is life itself. Why should we be here in this sun-illuminated universe? Why should there be green earth under our feet?
Every Age has its own peculiar faith. Any attempt to translate into facts the mission of one Age with the machinery of another, can only end in an indefinite series of abortive efforts. Defeated by the utter want of proportion between the means and the end, such attempts might produce martyrs, but never lead to victory.
Faith, like a jackal, feeds among the tombs, and even from these dead doubts she gathers her most vital hope.
Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable.
My faith is the grand drama of my life. I'm a believer, so I sing words of God to those who have no faith. I give bird songs to those who dwell in cities and have never heard them, make rhythms for those who know only military marches or jazz, and paint colors for those who see none.
Back of every creation, supporting it like an arch, is faith. Enthusiasm is nothing: it comes and goes. But if one believes, then miracles occur.
Faith makes all things possible... love makes all things easy.
It is a masterpiece of the devil to make us believe that children cannot understand religion. Would Christ have made a child the standard of faith if He had known that it was not capable of understanding His words?
If faith produce no works, I see That faith is not a living tree. Thus faith and works together grow, No separate life they never can know. They're soul and body, hand and heart, What God hath joined, let no man part.
The beginning of anxiety is the end of faith, and the beginning of true faith is the end of anxiety.
That's the thing about faith. If you don't have it you can't understand it. And if you do, no explanation is necessary
It is as absurd to argue men, as to torture them, into believing.
Life is a battle between faith and reason in which each feeds upon the other, drawing sustenance from it and destroying it.
Faith is the heroism of the intellect.
Faith is different from proof; the latter is human, the former is a Gift from God.
Faith embraces many truths which seem to contradict each other.
Faith certainly tells us what the senses do not, but not the contrary of what they see; it is above, not against them.
It is the heart which perceives God and not the reason. That is what faith is: God perceived by the heart, not by the reason.
We are twice armed if we fight with faith.
I was not born for courts and great affairs, but I pay my debts, believe and say my prayers.
Weave in faith and God will find the thread.
A person consists of his faith. Whatever is his faith, even so is he.
Faith is trust in what the spirit learned eons ago.
A faith that hasn't been tested can't be trusted.
The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. Let us move forward with strong and active faith.
Base souls have no faith in great individuals.
Out of suffering comes the serious mind; out of salvation, the grateful heart; out of endurance, fortitude; out of deliverance faith.
The errors of faith are better than the best thoughts of unbelief.
My faith has no bed to sleep upon but omnipotence.
It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
As the essence of courage is to stake one's life on a possibility, so the essence of faith is to believe that the possibility exists.
Faith is an excitement and an enthusiasm: it is a condition of intellectual magnificence to which we must cling as to a treasure, and not squander on our way through life in the small coin of empty words, or in exact and priggish argument.
In actual life every great enterprise begins with and takes its first forward step in faith.
We have not lost faith, but we have transferred it from God to the medical profession.
Eternal life does not begin with death; it begins with faith.
It is always right that a man should be able to render a reason for the faith that is within him.
Your faith is what you believe, not what you know.
Faith is a reasoning trust, a trust which reckons thoughtfully and confidently upon the trustworthiness of God.
When you get to the end of all the light you know and it's time to step into the darkness of the unknown, faith is knowing that one of two things shall happen: either you will be given something solid to stand on, or you will be taught how to fly.
Faith lives in honest doubt.
It's not dying for faith that's so hard, it's living up to it.
Tis not the dying for a faith that's so hard... 'Tis the living up to it that's difficult.
We must have infinite faith in each other. If we have not, we must never let it leak out that we have not.
Through want of enterprise and faith men are where they are, buying and selling and spending their lives like servants.
The words which express our faith and piety are not definite; yet they are significant and fragrant like frankincense to superior natures.
The smallest seed of faith is better than the largest fruit of happiness.
Despotism may govern without faith, but liberty cannot. How is it possible that society should escape destruction if the moral tie is not strengthened in proportion as the political tie is relaxed? And what can be done with a people who are their own masters if they are not submissive to the Deity?
Faith, as Paul saw it, was a living, flaming thing leading to surrender and obedience to the commandments of Christ.
Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservation.
Faith is believing what you know ain't so.
It was the schoolboy who said, Faith is believing what you know ain't so.
Do you sometimes think, if I could just see Christ. If I could meet him. If I could talk to him personally, then this life would be easier. But you have seen him. You have met him. You have talked to him personally. This knowledge, believed in faith, can make life easier.
As our faith increases, so does our ability to obey.
Faith is that strengthening power within Urging me on my way, Teaching me all that I must know, Helping to obey. Faith is that strengthening power within Lighting the road I trod, Helping me know which way to go, Pointing the way to God.
Faith is the vision of the heart; it sees God in the dark as well as in the day.
Faith is: dead to doubts, dumb to discouragements, blind to impossibilities.
Faith makes: The uplook good, the outlook bright, the future glorious.
Faith does not deny the evil, but it sees around it.
We seldom lose our faith by a blow out, usually is just a slow leak.
Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it by the handle of anxiety, or by the handle of faith.
Faith is not without worry or care, but faith is fear that has said a prayer.
Faith is like electricity. You can't see it, but you can see the light.
Faith is that quality that enables us to believe what we know to be untrue.
Have faith in your dreams and someday Your rainbow will come smiling through No matter how your heart is grieving If you keep on believing the dream that you wish will come true
No Christian has ever been known to recant on his death bed.
Philosophic argument, especially that drawn from the vastness of the universe, in comparison with the apparent insignificance of this globe, has sometimes shaken my reason for the faith that is in me; but my heart has always assured and reassured me that
The mysteries of faith are degraded if they are made into an object of affirmation and negation, when in reality they should be an object of contemplation.
Justifying faith implies, not only a divine evidence or conviction that God was in Christ, reconciling the world unto Himself, but a sure trust and confidence that Christ died for my sins, that He loved me and gave Himself for me.
Talk unbelief, and you will have unbelief; but talk faith, and you will have faith. According to the seed sown will be the harvest.
When faith is lost, when honor dies, the man is dead.
I can believe anything provided it is incredible.
The amplest knowledge has the largest faith. Ignorance is always incredulous.
There are many things that are essential to arriving at true peace of mind, and one of the most important is faith, which cannot be acquired without prayer.
Faith builds the bridge from this old world to the new.
By faithfulness we are collected and wound up into unity within ourselves, whereas we had been scattered abroad in multiplicity.
It is better to be unfaithful than faithful without wanting to be.
Faithfulness and sincerity are the highest things.
Some people say Liz and I are whores, but we are saints. We do not hide our loves hypocritically, and when in love, we are loyal and faithful to our men. [On the subject of her multiple marriages]
We must do our business faithfully, without trouble or disquiet, recalling our mind to God mildly, and with tranquility, as often as we find it wandering from him.
Ask a scientist a very profound question on his science and he will be silent. Ask a religious person a very simple question on his religion and he will be frenzied.
Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.
Never give up on your dreams, have faith in yourself and your abilities. Everything that has ever been, is and will be is here now it's just the matter of the right time for things to reveal themselves.
A grain of devotion is more valuable thank tons of faithlessness.
The only argument against losing faith is that you also lose hope [[#150]] and generally charity.
Faith is a question of eyesight; even the blind can see that.
Holy books are an insult to a God with good intentions.
To the knights of faith nobody believes.
Dust to dust, ashes to ashes. Is that all?
Just for a persistence of faith,
many people deplete their entire lives in the everlasting awaited.
Religion is a virus, and we are glad to have it.
What can often seem so far away is right here with you now
Somewhere out there events and people are coming together for something truly amazing to come your way it may not seem it now with whatever you may be going through
However believe that there is a miracle on it's way to you and in the blink of an eye itll make sense of what's happening now
Trust in yourself and that which you believe in