Redemption Quotes

Clive Barker

any fool can be happy. It takes a man with real heart to make beauty out of the stuff that makes us weep.

Evinda Lepins

Your current circumstances are part of your redemption story He is writing.

Kellie Thacker

Is it possible to love someone so completely, so intensely, they could never die? To give them more than just your heart or your soul? What if you could give then the miracle of immortality?

Kellie Thacker

You can't let your light die out. Yours is the only light on my dark path. Without it, I will be forever lost.

Kellie Thacker

We had given in to our vulnerability and cast down any pretenses that we were too strong to be weak.

Kellie Thacker

We've peered into the deepest parts to see beyond what lies on the surface.

Bill Willingham

Murderers don't get forgiven just because we promise to be good from now on. We have
Murderers don't get forgiven just because we promise to be good from now on. We have to earn our way back. One hundred is the price. One hundred lives for each we took. That seems fair. That's how we get whole again and that's our work, from now until as long as it takes.

Anton Chekhov

We just philosophize, complain of boredom, or drink vodka. It's so clear, you see, that if we're to begin living in the present, we must first of all redeem our past and then be done with it forever. And the only way we can redeem our past is by suffering and by giving ourselves over to exceptional labor, to steadfast and endless labor.

Timothy Keller

we are continuing God’s work of forming, filling, and subduing. Whenever we bring order out of chaos, whenever we draw out creative potential, whenever we elaborate and “unfold” creation beyond where it was when we found it, we are following God’s pattern of creative cultural development.

Timothy Keller

The material creation was made by God to be developed, cultivated, and cared for in an endless number of ways through human labor. But even the simplest of these ways is important. Without them all, human life cannot flourish.

Leigh Hershkovich

We sit together in the waiting room of one existence, waiting to be shuffled into the waiting room of the next. Not the existence of another lifetime, simply a different mindset, a different age, purpose, exile and a separate redemption. A separate world in which to wait.

Bell Hooks

Contrary to what we may have been taught to think, unnecessary and unchosen suffering wounds us but need not scar us for life. It does mark us. What we allow the mark of our suffering to become is in our own hands.

Ambrose Bierce

Redemption, n. Deliverance of sinners from the penalty of their sin through their murder of the deity against whom they sinned. The doctrine of Redemption is the fundamental mystery of our holy religions, and whoso believeth in it shall not perish, but have everlasting life in which to try to understand it.

John Green

When you say nasty things about people, you should never say the true ones, because you can't really fully and honestly take those back, you know? I mean, there are highlights. And there are streaks. And then there are skunk stripes.

Mark Rowlands

In the end, it is our defiance that redeems us. If wolves had a religion – if there was a religion of the wolf – that it is what it would tell us.

K. Webster

We're the perfect complement to each other. I help him stay grounded and he helps me fly.

E.A. Bucchianeri

If Christ is God, He cannot sin, and if suffering was a sin in and by itself, He could not have suffered and died for us. However, since He took the most horrific death to redeem us, He showed us in fact that suffering and pain have great power.

Soren Kierkegaard

God creates out of nothing. Wonderful you say. Yes, to be sure, but he does what is still more wonderful: he makes saints out of sinners.

Rob Bell

Jesus is God's way of refusing to give up his dream for the world.

Martin Buber

We can be redeemed only to the extent to which we see ourselves.

Dante Alighieri

Mentre che la speranza ha fior del verde

Alan Kinross

He knew...there was no redemption for the damned.

Stephen R. Lawhead

In order to welcome redemption, one must first embrace the utter hopelessness of failure. For how can a man look for rescue unless he knows he is truly lost?

Melinda West Seifert

One of the things about writing that inspires-and impresses me, is the music words can make. And, like music, the spaces between the notes can mean as much as the notes themselves. - The Jesus Horse

Melinda West Seifert

Life really is a story, and every story comes to an end. At the same time, it seems we all leave in the middle of our own stories. It's who we become that gives the story body, form and meaning.

Thea Harris

God can make you whole again. Past experiences may not disappear, but they don’t have the same effect on you.

Thea Harris

God loves you in spite of your mistakes

A.R. Ammons

To be saved is here, local and mortal

Melinda West Seifert

We work all our lives to be who we become. And, it's who we become that determines what becomes of us.

Kristen McNulty

And we will mess up. We will hold on when we should have let go. We will walk away when we should have run. We will go when we should have stayed and we will hurt others when we should have loved. But God forgives, He forgets, and best of all, He restores.

Kristen McNulty

The story of grace is the Gospel of not just forgiveness, but also of redemption. God uses the weak, the ones who have failed and the ones who had run out of second chances long ago.

Ellen G. White

It was only by faith in Christ that they could secure pardon of sin and receive strength to obey God's law. They must cease to rely upon their own efforts for salvation, they must trust wholly in the merits of the promised Saviour, if they would be accepted of God.

A.W. Tozer

But when, through the open door of the cross and the name and power of Jesus Christ, I commend myself to the Father's heart, then God cancels all my past, accepts all my present, swears His holy name for my future and the love of God take me over. Then fear goes out of my heart, because love has come in.

Terry Tempest Williams

Beauty is transformed over time, and not without destruction.

Hans Urs Von Balthasar

It is to the Cross that the Christian is challenged to follow his Master: no path of redemption can make a detour around it.

Lailah Gifty Akita

We have been redeemed from darkness to the light. So we must live as people of light!

Elizabeth George

The design of redemption is to exhibit the grace of God in such a manner as to fill all hearts with wonder and all lips with praise.

Lailah Gifty Akita

I am redeemed and saved by grace.

Lailah Gifty Akita

I am thankful to the Lord for my redemption. I was once lost, now I am saved by grace.

Geoffrey Wood

Still, despite all our noise, this universe hinges on a melody, that’s the dismal truth of it. Oh, we can propagandize all we wish, it doesn’t change the fabric of things. This universe was not made for the fallen, only the redeemed.

Geoffrey Wood

It was like magic, but so much of magic is about misdirection, whereas so much of redemption is straightforward and ordinary, piercing true and lit with surprise.

Ikechukwu Izuakor

Jesus is the seed of salvation and we are the fruit of redemption

Caroline Forbes

Anyone capable of love is capable of being saved.

S.R. Grey

I like this dirty Chase, this crude and irreverent man. I want to go where he's taking me. I need to be dragged down to where he is so we can build ourselves back up, together, stronger.

Mitch Rowland

No one is ever beyond redemption, if they choose to walk that path.

Ray Lamontagne

Now the wren has gone to roost and the sky is turnin' gold
And like the sky my soul is also turnin'
Turnin' from the past, at last and all I've left behind

C.J. Sullivan

The gentle waters poured from the heavens, baptizing the two angels in a healing shower that washed away their differences, lifting the veil from their sight, and they knew they were the same.

M.J. Burke Sr.

How I wish, how fervently I ache, to take my mother's hand, kiss her check,tell her I love her, and watch her smile. For me it was not, nor can ever be. But for you, reach out now. Reach out for your mother's hand-the hands of those you love. Say I love you.
Don't wait.

M.J. Burke Sr.

When Bill Burke asked my mother out, she experienced the unluckiest day of her life. Diana (to become my high school sweetheart-and wife) agreeing to go out with me was the luckiest day of my life.

Tom Robbins

If every time we choose a turd, society, at a great expense, simply allows us to redeem it for a pepperoni, then not only will we never learn to make smart choices, we will also surrender the freedom to choose, because a choice without consequences is no choice at all.

Darnell Lamont Walker

What if "redemption" means not only freeing yourself from what you've done, but also from what's been done to you?

Paul David Tripp

We must not offer people a system of redemption, a set of insights and principles. We offer people a Redeemer.

Beth Bernobich

Sometimes friends make mistakes. Grievous ones that cry out for us to stay and prove we are true friends.

Vera Nazarian

Was it you or I who stumbled first? It does not matter. The one of us who finds the strength to get up first, must help the other.

Nicole Williams

I knew if there was ever a girl who could love me, warts and all, it would be the girl who went to the pound and adopted the ugliest, meanest piece of crap she could find." My heart swelled, my smile following. "All because she believed that under every rough exterior was a soul begging to be loved and accepted.

K. Webster

I'll love you until I'm ashes in the dirt beneath the Earth. Then, I'll love you even more.

K. Webster

How were we so lucky? Two people lost in a world only to find solace and companionship in someone just as fractured as they are. I think destiny has played a hand in our union.

Blake Mays

Don’t let your past define you, let it mold you into the person you want to be

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