Maxioms Pet

X
  •   21  /  30  

    God preaches, a noted clergyman,
    And the sermon is never long;
    So instead of getting to heaven at last,
    I'm going all along.

Share to:

You May Also Like   /   View all maxioms

  ( comments )
  11  /  22  

For the preacher's merit or demerit,
It were to be wished that the flaws were fewer
In read more

For the preacher's merit or demerit,
It were to be wished that the flaws were fewer
In the earthen vessel, holding treasure,
But the main thing is, does it hold good measure
Heaven soon sets right all other matters!

by Robert Browning Found in: Preaching Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  13  /  22  

Do as we say, and not as we do.
[Lat., Faites ce que nous disons, et ne faites pas read more

Do as we say, and not as we do.
[Lat., Faites ce que nous disons, et ne faites pas ce que nous
faisons.]

by Giovanni Boccaccio Found in: Preaching Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  32  /  24  

Alas for the unhappy man that is called to stand in the pulpit,
and not give the bread of read more

Alas for the unhappy man that is called to stand in the pulpit,
and not give the bread of life.

by Ralph Waldo Emerson Found in: Preaching Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  13  /  22  

Take time enough: all other graces
Will soon fill up their proper places.

Take time enough: all other graces
Will soon fill up their proper places.

by John Byrom Found in: Preaching Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  11  /  14  

Hear how he clears the points o' Faith
Wi' rattling an' thumpin'!
Now meekly calm, now wild read more

Hear how he clears the points o' Faith
Wi' rattling an' thumpin'!
Now meekly calm, now wild in wrath,
He's stampin', and he's jumpin'!

by Robert Burns Found in: Preaching Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  25  /  27  

Oh, for a forty-parson power to chant
Thy praise, Hypocrisy! Oh, for a hymn
Loud as the read more

Oh, for a forty-parson power to chant
Thy praise, Hypocrisy! Oh, for a hymn
Loud as the virtues thou dost loudly vaunt,
Not practise!

  ( comments )
  9  /  18  

The things that mount the rostrum with a skip,
And then skip down again, pronounce a text,
read more

The things that mount the rostrum with a skip,
And then skip down again, pronounce a text,
Cry hem; and reading what they never wrote
Just fifteen minutes, huddle up their work,
And with a well-bred whisper close the scene!

by William Cowper Found in: Preaching Quotes,
Share to:
  ( comments )
  11  /  15  

Of right and wrong he taught
Truths as refined as ever Athens heard;
And (strange to tell) read more

Of right and wrong he taught
Truths as refined as ever Athens heard;
And (strange to tell) he practis'd what he preach'd.

  ( comments )
  29  /  31  

Even ministers of good things are like torches, a light to
others, waste and destruction to themselves.

Even ministers of good things are like torches, a light to
others, waste and destruction to themselves.

by Richard Hooker Found in: Preaching Quotes,
Share to:
Maxioms Web Pet