27 Quotes About Piety

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With devotion's visage and pious action we do sugar o'er the devil himself.
- Thomas Fuller
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Never was there a man of deep piety, who has not been brought into extremities - who has not been put into fire - who has not been taught to say, "Though he slay me, yet will I trust in him."
- Richard Cecil
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Faith is never identical with piety.
- Karl Barth
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The highest gift and favor of God is a pious, kind, godly, and domestic wife, with whom thou mayest live peaceably, and to whom thou mayest intrust all thy possessions, yea, thy body and thy life.
- Martin Luther
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Sanctified afflictions are like so many artificers working on a pious man's crown to make it more bright and massive.
- Assorted Authors
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Love to Jesus is the basis of all true piety, and the intensity of this love will ever be the measure of our zeal for His glory. Let us love Him with all our hearts, and then diligent labor, and consistent living will be sure to follow.
- Charles Spurgeon
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Our piety must be weak and imperfect if it do not conquer the fear of death.
- Francois Fenelon
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Piety does not mean that a man should make a sour face about things, and refuse to enjoy in moderation what his Maker has given.
- Thomas Carlyle
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This, and this alone, is Christianity, a universal holiness in every part of life, a heavenly wisdom in all our actions, not conforming to the spirit and temper of the world but turning all worldly enjoyments into means of piety and devotion to God.
- William Law
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The real problem is not why some pious, humble, believing people suffer, but why some do not.
- C.S. Lewis
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Wherever the fear of God rules in the heart, it will appear both in works of charity and piety, and neither will excuse us from the other.
- Matthew Henry
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If you here stop and ask yourselves why you are not as pious as the early Christians were, your own heart will tell you that it is neither through ignorance nor through inability, but purely because you never thoroughly intended it.
- William Law
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A contemplative life has more the appearance of piety than any other; but the divine plan is to bring faith into activity and exercise.
- Richard Cecil
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True piety hath in it nothing weak, nothing sad, nothing constrained. It enlarges the heart; it is simple, free, and attractive.
- Francois Fenelon
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Whatever be the topic of conversation, the spirit of piety should be diffused through it--as the salt in our food should properly season it all, whatever the article of food may be (Col. 4:6).
- Albert Barnes
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Faith, and hope, and patience and all the strong, beautiful, vital forces of piety are withered and dead in a prayerless life. The life of the individual believer, his personal salvation, and personal Christian graces have their being, bloom, and fruitage in prayer.
- E.M. Bounds
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Do not be despondent when fighting against the incorporeal enemy, but even in the midst of your afflictions and oppression praise the Lord, Who has found you worthy to suffer for Him, by struggling against the subtlety of the serpent, and to be wounded for Him at every hour; for had you not lived piously, and endeavored to become united to God, the enemy would not have attacked and tormented you.
- John of Kronstadt
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The books of Nature and of Revelation equally elevate our conceptions and invite our piety; they are both written by the finger of the one eternal, incomprehensible God.
- Thomas Watson
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The serene, silent beauty of a holy life is the most powerful influence in the world, next to the might of God.
- Blaise Pascal
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The Psalms are selected by the Christian from the whole Bible, as they were by the Jew from the books in his possession - the Old Testament ... nor will there ever be in the world such an advance in religious light, experience, and knowledge, that they will lose their relative place as connected with the exercises of practical piety."
- Albert Barnes
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A constant attention to the work which God entrusts us with is a mark of solid piety.
- John Wesley
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Whatever be the topic of conversation, the spirit of piety should be diffused through it--as the salt in our food should properly season it all, whatever the article of food may be (Col. 4:6).
- Albert Barnes
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The Psalms are selected by the Christian from the whole Bible, as they were by the Jew from the books in his possession - the Old Testament ... nor will there ever be in the world such an advance in religious light, experience, and knowledge, that they will lose their relative place as connected with the exercises of practical piety."
- Albert Barnes
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I was cradled in the home of piety, nurtured with the tenderest care, taught the gospel from my youth up, with the holiest example of my parents, the best possible checks all around to prevent me running into sin.
- Charles Spurgeon
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There are lots of people think you are not doing any spiritual work unless you are singing, "Come to Jesus."
- Gipsy Smith
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Suspect everything that is prosperous unless it promotes piety and charity and humility.
- Assorted Authors
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Earth has nothing more tender than a woman's heart when it is the abode of piety.
- Martin Luther
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