Many / One
A database of 11,000+ illuminated guiding quotations in 40 categories from 600+ inspired books by our most brilliant and influential authors.
Compiled by JoAnn Kite
|1||"First of all, believe that God is one, who created and completed all things." 'The Shepherd of Hermas', anonymous Christian writing, ca. 125 AD|
|2||"The great cannot exist without the small; neither can the small exist without the great: there is a certain mutuality in the whole, and this is beneficial to it. Take, for example, our body: 'and the least members of the body are necessary and useful to the whole body.' (cf. 1 Cor. 12:21-22); but they all coalesce and are alike subordinated for the health of the body as a whole." Clement, bishop of Rome (92-101ad), 'Letter to Corinth', 37:4-5|
|3||"Whatever befalls you, receive these experiences as good, knowing that nothing happens without God." 'The Letter of Barnabas', late 1st to early 2nd century|
|4||"The height to which love leads us is beyond description. Love unites us to God, 'love covers a multitude of sins.' (1 Pet. 4:8; cf. James 5:20), love bears all things, is patient in all things….love does all things in harmony." Clement, bishop of Rome (92-101ad), 'Letter to Corinth', 49:4-5|