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As a revelation from God, they have stood the test of many ages;
by Adam Clarke

As a revelation from God, they have stood the test of many ages;
and as such maintained their ground against every species of enemy,
and every mode of attack.
Truth is mighty, and must prevail.
- Adam Clarke

He who is completely sanctified, or cleansed from all sin,
and dies in this state, is fit for glory.
- Adam Clarke

Pride works frequently under a dense mask,
and will often assume the garb of humility.
- Adam Clarke

Deeply consider that it is your duty and interest to
read the Holy Scriptures.
- Adam Clarke

 

If you be faithful, you will have that honor that comes from God:
his Spirit will say in your hearts,
Well done, good and faithful servants.
- Adam Clarke

It is the grace of God, that shows and condemns the sin that humbles us.
- Adam Clarke

Whether the family of the Clarkes were of Norman extraction
cannot be easily ascertained.
- Adam Clarke

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And hence he must be invisible; for a spirit cannot
be seen by the eye of man:
nor is there any thing in this principle contradictory to reason or experience.
- Adam Clarke

However, all gifts seem now to be absorbed in one and
a man must be either a Preacher or nothing.
- Adam Clarke

Now it would be as absurd to deny the existence of God,
because we cannot see him, as it would be to deny the
existence of the air or wind,
because we cannot see it.
- Adam Clarke

Remember that the word of God is not sent to particular persons,
as if by name; and do not think you have no part in it,
because you are not named there.
- Adam Clarke

But this Christ or Redeemer took not upon him the nature of angels,
but the seed of Abraham, that is, human nature,
that in the nature which sinned he might make the expiation required.
- Adam Clarke

To suppose more than one supreme Source of infinite wisdom,
power, and all perfections, is to assert that there
is no supreme Being in existence.
- Adam Clarke

Prayer requires more of the heart than of the tongue.
- Adam Clarke

The words contained in it were inspired by the Holy
Spirit into the minds of faithful men,
called Prophets and Seers in the Old Testament;
and Evangelists and Apostles in the New.
- Adam Clarke

To be filled with God is a great thing,
to be filled with the fullness of God is still greater;
to be filled with all the fullness of God is greatest of all.
- Adam Clarke

As preachers of the gospel of Jesus,
do not expect worldly honors: these Jesus Christ neither took to himself,
nor gave to his disciples.
- Adam Clarke

Few men can be said to have inimitable excellencies:
let us watch them in their progress from infancy to manhood,
and we shall soon be convinced that what they attained
was the necessary consequence of the line they pursued,
and the means they used.
- Adam Clarke

The Scriptures of the Old and New Testament,
said an eminent scholar, have God for their Author,
the Salvation of mankind for their end,
and Truth without any mixture of error for their matter.
- Adam Clarke

Even papists could not see that a moral evil was detained
in the soul through its physical connection with the body;
and that it required the dissolution of this physical
connection before the moral contagion could be removed.
- Adam Clarke

Let it ever be remembered that genuine faith in Christ
will ever be productive of good works;
for this faith worketh by love,
as the apostle says, and love to God always produces
obedience to his holy laws.
- Adam Clarke

Man may be considered as having a twofold origin -
natural,
which is common and the same to all -
patronymic,
which belongs to the various families of which the
whole human race is composed.
- Adam Clarke

The Bible is proved to be a revelation from God,
by the reasonableness and holiness of its precepts;
all its commands,
exhortations, and promises having the most direct tendency to make men wise,
holy, and happy in themselves, and useful to one another.
- Adam Clarke

This perfection is the restoration of man to the state
of holiness from which he fell,
by creating him anew in Christ Jesus,
and restoring to him that image and likeness of God which he has lost.
- Adam Clarke

Now an infinite happiness cannot be purchased by any
price less than that which is infinite in value;
and infinity of merit can only result from a nature
that is infinitely divine or perfect.
- Adam Clarke

Matthew being a constant attendant on our Lord,
his history is an account of what he saw and heard;
and,
being influenced by the Holy Spirit,
his history is entitled to the utmost degree of credibility.
- Adam Clarke

Many talk much, and indeed well, of what Christ has done for us:
but how little is spoken of what he is to do in us!
and yet all that he has done for us is in reference
to what he is to do in us.
- Adam Clarke

If you go forward in the spirit of the original apostles
and followers of Jesus Christ,
trusting not in man but in the living God,
he will enable you to pull down the strong holds of sin and Satan,
and that work by which he is pleased will prosper in your hands.
- Adam Clarke

It is to be regretted that few persons who have arrived
at any degree of eminence or fame,
have written Memorials of themselves,
at least such as have embraced their private as well as their public life.
- Adam Clarke

The highest revelation is that God is in every man.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The revelation of thought takes men
out of servitude into freedom.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul
than the way in which it treats its children.
- Nelson Mandela

Poetry is the revelation of a feeling that the poet
believes to be interior and personal which the reader recognizes as his own.
- Salvatore Quasimodo

Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
- Ludwig van Beethoven

Experience is a revelation in the light of which we
renounce our errors of youth for those of age.
- Ambrose Bierce

The advent of a new religion, making serious and impressive
claims to embody a new revelation from on high,
is not a frequent occurrence.
- Robert Rainy

People talk about revelation, and say it has ceased;
but what ignorance it bespeaks,
when man knows not the least thing on earth without revelation.
- Elias Hicks

The events in our lives happen in a sequence in time,
but in their significance to ourselves they find their
own order the continuous thread of revelation.
- Eudora Welty

What came to me as a revelation was the use of rhythm
in developing an overall structure in music.
- Philip Glass

Designis a revelation to me.
It's like taking something that is not alive and giving it form,
shape, substance, and life.
- Geoffrey Beene

Theology made no provision for evolution.
The biblical authors had missed the most important revelation of all!
Could it be that they were not really privy to the thoughts of God?
- E. O. Wilson

My work is to reach people with ideas,
hopes, dreams, encouragement, insight,
and revelation.
That's what an actor wants to do.
- John Astin

It is a grievous sin in the sight of God for any man to presume to baptize,
unless God has authorized him by new revelation to baptize in his name.
- Orson Pratt

The book of Revelation says that we no longer need the sun or the moon,
for Christ is the light of the world.
- Tim LaHaye

There is a distinction between fact and truth.
Truth has an element of revelation about it.
If something is true, it does more than strike one as merely being so.
- Lucian Freud

When you read any great mystery, recorded in holy Writ,
you are to prostrate your Reason to Divine Revelation.
- Thomas Ken

An idea, to be suggestive, must come to the individual
with the force of revelation.
- William James

Faith in God's revelation has nothing to do with an
ideology which glorifies the status quo.
- Karl Barth

For me, it was a revelation.
There, was revealed a completely different Anne to
the child that I had lost.
I had no idea of the depths of her thoughts and feelings.
- Otto Frank

I always think it's interesting to dig a little bit
deeper every time you go to someplace that seems like
a revelation or a strong connection to an emotional truth.
- Carly Simon

The mind, in proportion as it is cut off from free
communication with nature,
with revelation, with God, with itself,
loses its life, just as the body droops when debarred
from the air and the cheering light from heaven.
- William Ellery Channing

I can understand why Christians call us heretics.
But most important, who will God call a heretic? From God's point of view,
my revelation is deeply orthodox.
- Sun Myung Moon

The proof that God has revealed himself to man by special
and express communications,
and that Christianity constitutes that revelation,
is no part of these inquiries.
- Simon Greenleaf

Art has two constant, two unending concerns:
It always meditates on death and thus always creates life.
All great, genuine art resembles and continues the Revelation of St John.
- Boris Pasternak

Make your creed simply and broadly out of the revelation of God,
and you will keep it to the end.
- Phillips Brooks

Painting is not for me either decorative amusement,
or the plastic invention of felt reality;
it must be every time: invention,
discovery, revelation.
- Max Ernst

The marvel of the Bhagavad-Gita is its truly beautiful
revelation of life's wisdom which enables philosophy
to blossom into religion.
- Herman Hesse

Only a very bad theologian would confuse the certainty
that follows revelation with the truths that are revealed.
They are entirely different things.
- Denis Diderot

Man can know his world without falling back on revelation;
he can live his life without feeling his utter dependence on supernatural powers.
- Christopher Dawson

Judaism boasts of no exclusive revelation of eternal
truths that are indispensable to salvation,
of no revealed religion in the sense in which that
term is usually understood.
- Moses Mendelssohn

One of the comments that we've heard that has really
blessed us is people have been driven back to the book
of Revelation to prove us wrong only to find that what we said was there.
- Tim LaHaye

The book of Revelation is written largely in symbols.
- Joseph Franklin Rutherford

Minor things can become moments of great revelation
when encountered for the first time.
- Margot Fonteyn

What pride to discover that nothing belongs to you -
what a revelation.
- Emile M. Cioran

Revelation can be more perilous than Revolution.
- Vladimir Nabokov

You make the movie through the cinematography -
it sounds quite a simple idea,
but it was like a huge revelation to me.
- Nicolas Roeg

The Bible is a revelation of the mind and will of God to men.
Therein we may learn, what God is.
- Jupiter Hammon

When the drama attains a characterization which makes
the play a revelation of human conduct and a dialogue
which characterizes yet pleases for itself,
we reach dramatic literature.
- George P. Baker

In what way can a revelation be made but by miracles?
In none which we are able to conceive.
- William S. Paley

For us to think we can enjoy, understand and practice
the Christian religion with just Matthew to Revelation is foolishness.
- Randall Terry

Revelation and the nature of truth must be viewed in
reference to the structure of language.
- Kenneth L. Pike


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