Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want.
It is the belief that God will do what is right.
– Max Lucado
What does it profit, my brethren,
if someone says he has faith but does not have works?
Can faith save him?
– James 2:14
A person who is fanatic in matters of religion,
and clings to certain ideas about the nature of God and the universe,
becomes a person who has no faith at all.
– Alan Watts
The faith that stands on authority is not faith.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
I don’t doubt God. I have firm faith absolutely in God.
It’s religion I’m doubting.
(Bono is deeply influenced by the Northern Ireland “Troubles,” the 1968-1998 civil war
between Protestant Christians and Catholic Christians in which thousands were killed.)
To know a person’s religion
we need not listen to his profession of faith
but must find his brand of intolerance.
– Eric Hoffer
Nothing is so firmly believed as what is least known.
– Michel de Montaigne
Trust in God’s goodness.
Be wary of what humans do in God’s name.
– Jonathan Lockwood Huie
Further reading: Know that You have been Blessed