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We always believe God is like ourselves, the indulgent think him indulgent and the stern, terrible.

Abide in peace, banish cares, take no account of all that happens, and you will serve God according to his good pleasure and rest in him.
God is the tangential point between zero and infinity.
Providence certainly does not favor just certain individuals, but the deep wisdom of its counsel, instruction and ennoblement extends to all.
Having given us the package, do you think God will deny us the ribbon?
I admit that the generation which produced Stalin, Auschwitz and Hiroshima will take some beating; but the radical and universal consciousness of the death of God is still ahead of us; perhaps we shall have to colonize the stars before it is finally borne in upon us that God is not out there.
To the excessively fearful the chief characteristic of power is its arbitrariness. Man had to gain enormously in confidence before he could conceive an all-powerful God who obeys his own laws.
Throw away thy rod, throw away thy wrath; O my God, take the gentle path.
God is day and night, winter and summer, war and peace, surfeit and hunger.
God has been so lavish in his gifts that you can lose some priceless ones, the equivalent of whole kingdoms, and still be indecently rich,
Here is God's purpose -- for God, to me, it seems, is a verb not a noun, proper or improper.
The psychoanalysis of individual human beings, however, teaches us with quite special insistence that the god of each of them is formed in the likeness of his father, that his personal relation to God depends on his relation to his father in the flesh and oscillates and changes along with that relation, and that at bottom God is nothing other than an exalted father.
And some to Meccah turn to pray, and I toward thy bed, Yasmin.
Jesus might have said, I became man for you. If you do not become God for me, you wrong me.
If God is male, then male is God. The divine patriarch castrates women as long as he is allowed to live on in the human imagination.
It is not a difficult matter to learn what it means to delight ourselves in the Lord. It is to live so as to please Him, to honor everything we find in His Word, to do everything the way He would like to have it done, and for Him.
A civilization is destroyed only when its gods are destroyed.
God: a disease we imagine we are cured of because no one dies of it nowadays.
Though God's attributes are equal, yet his mercy is more attractive and pleasing in our eyes than his justice.
Man appoints, and God disappoints.
The history of all the great characters of the Bible is summed up in this one sentence: They acquainted themselves with God, and acquiesced His will in all things.
Mother goddesses are just as silly a notion as father gods. If a revival of the myths of these cults gives woman emotional satisfaction, it does so at the price of obscuring the real conditions of life. This is why they were invented in the first place.
Whether or not God is dead: it is impossible to keep silent about him who was there for so long.
If God wants us to do a thing, he should make his wishes sufficiently clear. Sensible people will wait till he has done this before paying much attention to him.
To speak of God, to think of God, is in every respect to show what one is made of. I have always wagered against God and I regard the little that I have won in this world as simply the outcome of this bet. However paltry may have been the stake (my life) I am conscious of having won to the full. Everything that is doddering, squint-eyed, vile, polluted and grotesque is summoned up for me in that one word: God!
Oh the depth of both the wisdom and riches of God! How unsearchable are his judgments, and his ways beyond understanding.
God is not a man, that he should lie, nor a son of man, that he should repent; has he not said, and will he not do it? Or has he spoken, and will he not make it good? [Numbers 23:19]
The bastard! He doesn't exist!
How can one better magnify the Almighty than by sniggering with him at his little jokes, particularly the poorer ones.
I found thee not, O Lord, without, because I erred in seeking thee without that wert within.
God is a philosophical black hole – the point where reason breaks down.
At the heart of my metaphysic there is the ultimate question and at the heart of the universe there is the ultimate questioner.
There are two things I have known in life: I am a great sinner and Christ is a great Savior.
God is a cloud from which rain fell.
When following God, Zero we never find.
God is busy and has no time for you.
Long ago an uncalled rain fell and a called-upon God stayed equally distant.
New Rome will be destroyed by the attacks of new vandals. God always remains silent.
Deliver thunder, God, if you don’t choose to talk.

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