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Christianity ruined emperors, but saved peoples.

Christianity ruined emperors, but saved peoples. - It opened the palaces of Constantinople to the barbarians, but it opened the doors of cottages to the consoling angels of Christ.

Christianity will gain by every step that is taken in the knowledge of man.

Christianity works while infidelity talks. She feeds the hungry, clothes the naked, visits and cheers the sick, and seeks the lost, while infidelity abuses her and babbles nonsense and profanity. "By their fruits ye shall know them."

Christianity, rightly understood, is identical with the highest philosophy; the essential doctrines of Christianity are necessary and eternal truths of reason.

Christianity, with its doctrine of humility, of forgiveness, of love, is incompatible with the state, with its haughtiness, its violence, its punishment, its wars.

Give Christianity a common law trial; submit the evidence pro and con to an impartial jury under the direction of a competent court, and the verdict will assuredly be in its favor.

Had the doctrines of Jesus been preached always as pure as they came from his lips, the whole civilized world would now have been Christians.

He who shall introduce into public affairs the principles of primitive Christianity, will revolutionize the world.

Heathenism was the seeking religion; Judaism, the hoping religion; Christianity is the reality of what heathenism sought and Judaism hoped for.

His Christianity was muscular.

However much the priestlings of science may prate against the Bible, the high priests of science are in accord with Christianity.

I desire no other evidence of the truth to Christianity than the Lord's Prayer.

If ever Christianity appears in its power it is when it erects its trophies upon the tomb; when it takes up its votaries where the world leaves them; and fills the breast with immortal hope in dying moments.

Independent of its connection with human destiny hereafter, the fate of republican government is indissolubly bound up with the fate of the Christian religion, and a people who reject its holy faith will find themselves the slaves of their own evil passions and of arbitrary power.

Prophecy and miracles argue the imperfection of the state of the church, rather than its perfection. For they are means designed by God as a stay or support, or as a leading string to the church in its infancy, rather than as means adapted to it in its full growth.

The distinction between Christianity and all other systems of religion consists largely in this, that in these others men are found seeking after God, while Christianity is God seeking after men.

The moral and religious system which Jesus Christ has transmitted to us, is the best the world has ever seen, or can see.

The real security of Christianity is to be found in its benevolent morality; in its exquisite adaption to the human heart; in the facility with which it accommodates itself to the capacity of every human intellect; in the consolation which it bears to every house of mourning; and in the light with which it brightens the great mystery of the grave.

The religion of Christ has made a Republic like ours possible; and the more we have of this religion the better the Republic.


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