Ash Wednesday Quotes

Ash Wednesday Quotes

One should never initiate anything that he cannot saturate with prayer.

You can do more than pray after you have prayed; but you can never do more than pray until you have prayed.
– A.J. Gordon

God shapes the world by prayer. The more prayer there is in the world the better the world will be, the mightier the forces of against evil
-E.M. Bounds

I had heard of you by the hearing of the ear, but now my eye sees you; therefore I despise myself, and repent in dust and ashes.
– Job 42:5-6 ESV

All go to one place. All are from the dust, and to dust all return.
– Ecclesiastes 3:20

Jesus said to him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
– John 4:16

The proof of love is in the works. Where love exists, it works great things. But when it ceases to act, it ceases to exist.
-Pope St. Gregory the Great

Renounce yourself in order to follow Christ; discipline your body; do not pamper yourself, but love fasting.
-Saint Benedict

Whoever wishes to be my follower must deny his very self, take up his cross each day, and follow in my steps.
-Luke 9:23

Lent comes providentially to reawaken us, to shake us from our lethargy.
-Pope Francis

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