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"Faith without works is dead." - Bible

"Faith without works is as dead as a doornail." - Millard Fuller

"Faith without works is not faith at all, but a simple lack of obedience to God." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Faith and works are bound up in the same bundle. He that obeys God trusts God; and he that trusts God obeys God. He that is without faith is without works; and he that is without works is without faith." - Charles Spurgeon

"We're big fans of the idea that faith without works is dead." - John Tesh

"Faith is a kind of sixth sense which works in cases which are without the purview of reason." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Love is the active, working principle in all true faith. It is its very soul, without which it is dead. Faith works by love." - Jonathan Edwards

"Works without faith are like a fish without water, it wants the element it should live in. A building without a basis cannot stand; faith is the foundation, and every good action is as a stone laid." - Owen Feltham

"Faith without works is like a bird without wings; though she may hop with her companions on earth, yet she will never fly with them to heaven." - Francis Beaumont

"That's the thing about faith. It works." - Lauren Oliver

"What value is there in faith without works? And what are they worth if they are not united to the merits of Jesus Christ, our only good?" - Saint Teresa Of Avila

"What value is there in faith without works? And what are they worth if they are not united to the merits of Jesus Christ, our only good?" - Teresa of Avila

"Faith without works is like a song you can't sing. It's about as useless as a screen door on a submarine." - Rich Mullins

"Many have been deceived by outward appearances and have proceeded to write and teach about good works and how they justify without even mentioning faith.... Wearying themselves with many works, they never come to righteousness." - Martin Luther

"Live simply and without thinking too much, like a child with his father. Faith without too much thinking works wonders. The logical mind hinders the Grace of God and miracles. Practice patience without judging with the logical mind." - Elder Paisios of Mount Athos

"We must come to good works by faith, and not to faith by good works." - William Gurnall

"Belief is in a sense passive, an agreement or acceptance only; faith is active and positive, embracing such reliance and confidence as will lead to works. Faith in Christ comprises belief in Him, combined with trust in Him. One cannot have faith without belief; yet he may believe and still lack faith. Faith is vivified, vitalized, living belief." - James E. Talmage

"Religion is the fear of God, and its demonstration good works; and faith is the root of both: For without faith we cannot please God; nor can we fear what we do not believe." - William Penn

"The Bible says "faith without works is nothing" so destiny is great, fate is great, faith is great - but you still have to work at it. I don't just sit at home and wait for it all to unfold." - Denzel Washington

"Obedience without faith is possible, but not faith without obedience." - Anonymous

"Love without faith is as bad as faith without love." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Duty cannot exist without faith" - Benjamin Disraeli

"Faith without challenge is nothing." - Iyanla Vanzant

"faith without doubt is addiction" - Salman Rushdie

"Duty cannot exist without faith." - Benjamin Disraeli

"If the Gospel and the Apostles may be credited, no man can be a Christian without charity, and without that faith which works, not by force, but by love." - John Locke

"A prayer without faith is without accomplishment" - Smith Wigglesworth

"O, this faith is a living, busy, active, powerful thing! It is impossible that it should not be ceaselessly doing that which is good. It does not even ask whether good works should be done; but before the question can be asked, it has done them, and it is constantly engaged in doing them. But he who does not do such works, is a man without faith. He gropes and casts about him to find faith and good works, not knowing what either of them is, and yet prattles and idly multiplies words about faith and good works." - Martin Luther

"Therefore, when some say good works are forbidden when we preach faith alone, it is as if I said to a sick man: If you had health, you would have the use of your limbs; but without health the works of your limbs are nothing and he wanted to infer that I had forbidden the works of all his limbs." - Martin Luther

"Most works are most beautiful without ornament." - Walt Whitman

"One works without thinking how to work." - Jasper Johns

"Faith is a belief in the unknown. Faith heals, faith creates, faith works wonders, faith moves mountains. Faith is the searchlight for God-finding." - Sivananda

"We don't have faith that freedom works. We have evidence." - Thomas Sowell

"We do' have faith that freedom works. We have evidence." - Thomas Sowell

"Faith works miracles. At least it allows time for them." - George Meredith

"There are subjects where reason cannot take us far and we have to accept things on faith. Faith then does not contradict reason but transcends it. Faith is a kind of sixth sense which works in cases which are without the purview of reason." - Mahatma Gandhi

"When a man works by faith, he works by mental exertion instead of by physical force." - Joseph Smith Jr

"I would like to emphasize again that right prayer leads to right action, that faith without works is dead. An excellent way to put thoughts into action is to write a letter for peace." - Peace Pilgrim

"Is a faith without action a sincere faith?" - Jean Racine

"If faith produce no works, I see That faith is not a living tree." - Hannah More

"God works where there's an attitude of faith. I believe faith is all about hope." - Joel Osteen

"My faith is a wounded faith, but it's not without faith. My life is not without faith." - Elie Wiesel

"Faith, Hope & Love. Faith is directed towards God, love towards others (both within the Christian fellowship and beyond it) and hope towards the future, in particular, the glorious coming of our Lord Jesus Christ. Similarly, faith rests of the past; love works in the present; hope looks to the future. Every Christian without exception is a believer, a lover and a hoper. Faith, hope and love are three sure evidences of regeneration by the Holy Spirit." - John Stott

"Riches without faith are the greatest poverty." - Ali Ibn Abi Talib

"Without risk, faith is an impossibility." - Soren Kierkegaard

"There can be no faith without risk." - Soren Kierkegaard

"Faith without thankfulness lacks strength and fortitude." - John Henry Jowett

"... true faith never comes without anguish." - R.L. LaFevers

"Love never comes without wounds; faith never comes without failure." - Erwin Mcmanus

"Without faith, without belief in something, what are we?" - Clive Owen

"Youth without faith is a day without sun." - Ouida

"Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith." - Alexis De Tocqueville

"Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservation." - D Elton Trueblood

"Without faith, God's grace is wasted, & without grace, faith is powerless." - Andrew Wommack

"Not prayer without faith, nor faith without prayer, but prayer in faith, is the cost of spiritual gifts and graces." - Henry Clay Trumbull

"Faith does not inquire whether there are good works to be done, but even before asking questions, faith has done the works already." - Martin Luther

"Without justification salvation is not of grace, but of works." - William Carey

"Without exercise, I don't feel like my head works right." - Matthew Mcconaughey

"Truly, if faith is there, the believer cannot hold back... he breaks out into good works." - Martin Luther

"As the flower is before the fruit, so is faith before good works." - Richard Whately

"Liberty is an acknowledgement of faith in God and his works." - Frederic Bastiat

"Faith is the root of all good works. A root that produces nothing is dead." - Daniel Wilson

"Doubt works deep within you like a disease or, even more effectively, like a faith." - Emile M Cioran

"A lively faith will bear aloft the mind, and leave the luggage of good works behind." - John Dryden

"The wisdom coming from above, the faith that sweetly works by love." - Charles Wesley

"Christianity teaches salvation by grace through faith, every other religion teaches salvation through works and merit." - Max Lucado

"Hope is not attached to outcomes but is a state of mind, as Vaclav Havel says, "an orientation of the spirit." And I have faith; maybe more than hope, I have faith. I think of my great-grandmother, Vilate Lee Romney, who came from good pioneer Mormon stock. She always said to us that faith without works is dead, so I think if we have hope, we must work to further that hope. Maybe that is the most important thing of all, to have our faith rooted in action." - Terry Tempest Williams

"There is something wrong with using faith - belief without evidence - as a political weapon. I wouldn't say there is something similar about using science. Science - or the products of science like technology - is just a way of achieving something real, something that happens, something that works." - Richard Dawkins

"The apostle Paul is abundant in teaching, that 'we are justified by faith alone, without the works of the law!' There is no one doctrine that he insists so much upon, and that he handles with so much distinctness, explaining, giving reasons, and answering objections." - Jonathan Edwards

"Faith takes God without any ifs. If God says anything, faith says, "I believe it"; faith says, "Amen" to it." - Dwight L Moody

"For me, there is no hope without faith. Faith is a higher good. Faith in our divinity." - Alyssa Milano

"...that's how memory works ... Things disappear without your permission, then come back again without your permission." - Kristin Cashore

"No relationship works without making an effort. That goes without saying. But you should never overcompensate." - Sonam Kapoor

"Helplessness united with faith produces prayer, for without faith there can be no prayer." - Ole Hallesby

"For without risk there is no faith, and the greater the risk, the greater the faith." - Soren Kierkegaard

"My faith is what makes me strong. Without faith, there are only low times." - Torii Hunter

"Charity is the soul of faith, makes it alive; without love, faith dies." - Anthony of Padua

"Without faith a man can do nothing. But faith can stifle all science." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"Belief doesn't rest on proof or existence...it rests on faith...without faith there is nothing." - Colleen Mccullough

"For those without faith there are no answers, for those with faith there are no questions." - Immanuel Jakobovits, Baron Jakobovits

"Faith is not without worry or care, but faith is fear that has said a prayer." - Anonymous

"Undoubtedly, prayer requires a living faith in God. Successful satyagraha is inconceivable without that faith." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Faith is belief without proof. Faith is fine, but don't call it science." - Loyd Auerbach

"The most important thing in this world is faith. Without faith you cannot communicate with God." - Akiane Kramarik

"Faith itself cannot accomplish anything, yet without faith, no one can fly." - Charles R Swindoll

"Faith is facing reality without being discouraged by it." - Rick Warren

"The poorest person on earth is the person without faith." - Myles Munroe

"There is no faith, without a critical mind" - Tariq Ramadan

"Despotism can do without faith but freedom cannot." - Alexis De Tocqueville

"There is no true gospel fruit without faith and repentance." - John Owen

"A people without faith in themselves cannot survive." - Proverbs

"My faith is important. I have nothing without it." - Kathy Ireland

"How soon would faith freeze without a cross!" - Samuel Rutherford

"You can be a virtuous person without faith in God." - Bill Bennett

"Without faith, nothing is possible. With it, nothing is impossible." - Mary Mcleod Bethune

"Without a mythology, faith is impersonal and heartless." - Amos Bronson Alcott

"My faith is a wounded faith, but my life is not without faith. I didn't divorce God, but I'm quarrelling and arguing and questioning, it's a wounded faith." - Elie Wiesel

"The truth is that, though we were justified by faith alone, the faith that justifies is never alone (it always produces fruit, 'good works,'...a transformed life)." - J I Packer

"Faith is the substance of whatever it is that we hope for. The important thing is that we teach that faith is connected to good works and responsibility." - T D Jakes

"Faith is such a principle of power. God works by power, but this power is usually exercised in response to our faith." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"Faith isn't absence of doubt. It's belief without proof, not without question." - Rosemary Clement-Moore

"There can be no faith without doubt. No strength without temptation. (Rafael)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"A man without faith is like a fish without a bicycle." - Charles S. Harris

"Good works are the seals and proofs of faith; for even as a letter must have a seal to strengthen the same, even so faith must have good works." - Martin Luther

"Faith and works are necessary to our spiritual life as Christians, as soul and body are to our natural life as men; for faith is the soul of religion, and works the body." - Charles Caleb Colton

"There is genius as well in virtue as in intellect. 'Tis the doctrine of faith over works." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Our words and our works are evidence that our profession of faith in the Lord Jesus Christ is true." - Alistair Begg

"True faith will no more fail to produce [good works] than the sun can cease to give light." - Martin Luther

"It is impossible to separate works from faith- yea, just as impossible as to separate burning and shining from fire." - Martin Luther

"Regarding the debate about faith and works: It's like asking which blade in a pair of scissors is most important." - C S Lewis

"Faith and works should travel side by side, step answering to step, like the legs of men walking. First faith, and then works; and then faith again, and then works again-until they can scarcely distinguish which is the one and which is the other." - William Booth

"Faith, n. Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel." - Ambrose Bierce

"There is no love without hope, no hope without love, and neither love nor hope without faith." - Saint Augustine

"Without faith, you have nothing. You cannot be saved without it. You cannot be healed without it." - Smith Wigglesworth

"Faith: Belief without evidence in what is told by one who speaks without knowledge, of things without parallel." - Ambrose Bierce

"We are justified freely, for Christ's sake, by faith, without the exertion of our own strength, gaining of merit, or doing of works. To the age-old question, 'What shall I do to be saved?' the confessional answer is shocking: 'Nothing! Just be still; shut up and listen for once in your life to what God the Almighty, creator and redeemer, is saying to his world and to you in the death and resurrection of his Son! Listen and believe!'" - Gerhard

"All who have been great and good without Christianity would have been much greater and better with it. If there be, amongst the sons of men, a single exception to this maxim, the divine Socrates may be allowed to put in the strongest claim. It was his high ambition to deserve, by deeds, not by creeds, an unrevealed heaven, and by works, not by faith, to enter an unpromised land." - Charles Caleb Colton

"We are justified freely, for Christ's sake, by faith, without the exertion of our own strength, gaining of merit, or doing of works. To the age-old question, "What shall I do to be saved?" the confessional answer is shocking: "Nothing! Just be still; shut up and listen for once in your life to what God the Almighty, creator and redeemer, is saying to his world and to you in the death and resurrection of his Son! Listen and believe!"" - Gerhard

"Not a single bird makes its first leap from a tree without faith, and not a single animal in the jungle begins its day without faith. Faith is the flame that eliminates fear, and faith is the emperor of dreams." - Suzy Kassem

"The unconscious mind works without your knowledge and that is the way it prefers." - Milton H. Erickson

"No party has a monopoly on wisdom. No democracy works without compromise." - Barack Obama

"Without the meditative background that is criticism, works become isolated gestures, ahistorical accidents, soon forgotten." - Milan Kundera

"Perhaps profit isn't everything, but nothing works without profit. Profit is the basis for independent journalism." - Mathias Dopfner

"Everyone dies without understanding anything. Thats the way the world works, after all." - Yusuke Kishi

"Nothing works without details. They are everything, the baseline of quality" - Dieter Rams

"The best of Mozart's works cannot be even slightly rewritten without diminishment." - Peter Shaffer

"The greatest works of art speak to us without knowing us." - Alain De Botton

"The Man who works for others, without any selfish motive, really does good to himself." - Ramakrishna

"Fort Leavenworth is in fact no fort, being without defensive works, except two block-houses." - Francis Parkman

"Without the meditative background that is criticism, works become isolated gestures, historical accidents, soon forgotten." - Milan Kundera

"And any declaration of faith that does not result in a changed life and good works is a false declaration. It is faith alone that justifies. But faith that justifies can never be alone." - Greg Laurie

"If God allows proof that he exists he robs people of faith and without faith what is God? Nothing." - Douglas Adams

"To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible." - John La Farge

"There's always hope... even when there isn't faith. And sometimes, without hope or faith, there must be charity." - Orson Scott Card

"Going in faith does not necessarily mean going with serenity or without doubts. Faith can be difficult." - John Ortberg

"To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible." - Thomas Aquinas

"FAITH untried may be true faith, but it is sure to be little faith, and it is likely to remain dwarfish so long as it is without trials." - Charles Spurgeon

"Faith is only real when there is obedience, never without it, and faith only becomes faith in the act of obedience." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Devotion is diligence without assurance. If faith were rational, it wouldn't be by definition faith. Faith is walking face-first and full speed into the dark." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"A democracy without faith is just a machine without power. Nothing can make it function except faith in itself, in the ordinary man and woman." - Eleanor Dark

"A person may be qualified to do greater good to mankind and become more beneficial to the world, by morality without faith than by faith without morality." - Joseph Addison

"If we try to obey without faith, we get nowhere. If we try to have faith without obedience, it ends in nothing." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"There is nothing anti-intellectual in the leap of faith, for faith is not believing without proof but trusting without reservation." - William Sloane Coffin

"Without power, knowledge is useless. without knowledge, faith is tyranny. Without understanding, humanity is blind, and without all four, it is doomed." - L.E. Modesitt Jr.

"You never will be saved by works; but let us tell you most solemnly that you never will be saved without works." - Theodore L. Cuyler

"OBLIVION, n. Cold storage for high hopes. A place where ambitious authors meet their works without pride and their betters without envy. A dormitory without an alarm clock." - Ambrose Bierce

"Right now in my life I spend much time dreaming over my visions of faith. I know this works. I would be a fool to ignore it. Remember, one of the mightiest keys in the Kingdom of Heaven is faith. Vision is a major part of faith, for we walk by faith and not by sight. Faith is directly contrasted to natural eye sight." - Phil Pringle

"If faith produce no works, I see That faith is not a living tree. Thus faith and works together grow, No separate life they never can know. They're soul and body, hand and heart, What God hath joined, let no man part." - Hannah More

"We cannot have faith without belief, but we can believe without having faith. Belief is the foundation of faith. Faith is trusting in our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. The scriptures contain many assurances of salvation to those who exercise faith and obey the commandments... Faith is the motivating force that impels action." - O. Leslie Stone

""Without faith it is impossible to please God," and without faith it is impossible for you to become great. The distinguishing characteristic of all really great men and women is an unwavering faith." - Wallace D. Wattles



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