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Quotes for Topic: Christian-saints

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The mark of a saint is not perfection, but consecration.  A saint is not a man without faults, but a man who has given himself without reserve to God.

The mark of a saint is not perfection, but consecration.  A saint is not a man without faults, but a man who has given himself without reserve to God.


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You cannot make a sinner into a saint by killing him. He who does not live as a saint here will never live as a saint hereafter.

You cannot make a sinner into a saint by killing him. He who does not live as a saint here will never live as a saint hereafter.


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No man is…a believer who is not a saint; and, on the other hand, no man is a saint who is not a believer.

No man is...a believer who is not a saint; and, on the other hand, no man is a saint who is not a believer.


Author: John Calvin
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Those who are not saints on earth will never be saints in heaven.

Those who are not saints on earth will never be saints in heaven.


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We should keep up the name of “saints,” that the reality of the true religion be not lowered by avoiding this title; for in these times it is to be feared that the name is out of use, because holiness itself is out of fashion.

We should keep up the name of “saints,” that the reality of the true religion be not lowered by avoiding this title; for in these times it is to be feared that the name is out of use, because holiness itself is out of fashion.

Reference:  A Puritan Golden Treasury, compiled by I.D.E. Thomas, by permission of Banner of Truth, Carlisle, PA. 2000, p. 49.