Favorite Quotations ~  Faith, 8 Faith: Trusting Your Own Deepest Experience

"Faith hasn't got no eyes, but she' long-legged." ~ Zora Neale Hurston

The Dome of the Rock

Fear imprisons, faith liberates; fear paralyzes, faith empowers; fear disheartens, faith encourages; fear sickens, faith heals; fear makes useless, faith makes serviceable. ~ Harry Emerson Fosdick

A God in the hand is worth two in the bush. ~ Frederick Buechner, Beyond Words

The first step on the journey of faith is to recognize that everything is moving onward to something else, inside us and outside... We see that a self-image we've been holding doesn't need to define us forever, the next step is not the last step, what life was is not what it is now, and certainly not what it might yet be. ~ Sharon Salzberg

When we place our faith in Christ, God becomes our Father, we become his children, other believers become our brothers and sisters, and the church becomes our spiritual family. The family of God includes all believers in the past, the present, and the future. ~ Rick Warren, Purpose-Driven Life

God is not a cosmic bellboy for whom we can press a button to get things done. ~ Harry Emerson Fosdick

Each one of us is God's special work of art. Through us, He teaches and inspires, delights and encourages, informs and uplifts all those who view our lives. ~ Joni Earckson Tada

I have only to be true to the highest I know-success of failure is in the hand of God. ~ E. Stanley Jones

You have to have faith. With faith comes confidence. ~ Jacqueline Jackson

How is it possible that a being with such sensitive jewels as the eyes, such enchanted musical instruments as the ears, and such fabulous arabesque of nerves as the brain can experience itself anything less than a God. ~ Alan Watts

God is more truly imagined than expressed, and He exists more truly than He is imagined. ~ St. Augustine

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