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Deliverance Quotes

Deliverance Quotes by David Brainerd, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Kevin DeYoung, Aeschylus, Alexander MacLaren, Kyongho and many others.

God designs that those whom He sanctifies…shall tarry awhile in this present evil world, that their own experience of temptations may teach them how great the deliverance is, which God has wrought for them.
David Brainerd
Would you require a wretched being, whose life is slowly wasting under a lingering disease, to despatch himself at once by the stroke of a dagger? Does not the very disorder which consumes his strength deprive him of the courage to effect his deliverance?
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
The reason for your entire salvation, the design behind your deliverance, the purpose for which God chose you in the first place is holiness.
Kevin DeYoung
If a man should wanton walk with crime … he shall find in death no great deliverance.
The Gospel is not a mere message of deliverance, but a canon of conduct; it is not a theology to be accepted, but it is ethics to be lived. It is not to be believed only, but it is to be taken into life as a guide.
Alexander MacLaren
Attain deliverance in disturbances.
Spirituality now wanders from sex to drugs to art to revolution to violence–whatever seems to promise deliverance from the quotidian.
Mason Cooley
Deliverance can come to us only by the defeat of our old life. Safety and peace come only after we have been forced to our knees. God rescues us by breaking us, by shattering our strength and wiping out our resistance.
Aiden Wilson Tozer
As long as we complain, we remain stuck in our problems. But a thankful attitude brings deliverance and makes God smile.
Joyce Meyer
Deliverance is always found on ‘the mount’; living faith must first prove to God that it has taken His word and promise for victory.
Rees Howells
God hears and He sees, and you are not alone in your struggles. Remain firm and stable, for God has your deliverance planned.
Joyce Meyer
Liberation is not deliverance.
Victor Hugo
Faith for my deliverance is not faith in God. Faith means, whether I am visibly delivered or not, I will stick to my belief that God is love.
Oswald Chambers
As the Americans slaughter millions of turkeys every year for the celebration of their deliverance, the Indians, who should be celebrated as saviors, have long been slaughtered. There was even a time when a white man was paid a very decent price for every Indian scalp he could produce.
Friedrich Durrenmatt
It will be hard to find a parallel in history in which unarmed people have represented the urge for freedom, turning their armlessness into the central means for deliverance.
Mahatma Gandhi
Deliverance is about what I went through the first time. And I chalk it up as a learning experience.
Bubba Sparxxx
When we see death, we see disaster. When Jesus sees death, he sees deliverance!
Max Lucado
Nobody appreciates deliverance like those who’ve nearly been destroyed.
Beth Moore
It is hopelessness even more than pain that crushes the soul.
William Styron
Another fella told me, he had a sister who looked just fine. Instead of being my deliverance, she had a strange resemblance to a cat name of Frankenstein.
Sam Cooke
So an ancient once said, “Accept the anxieties and difficulties of this life”. Don’t expect your practice to be clear of obstacles. Without hindrances the mind that seeks enlightenment may be burnt out. So an ancient once said, “Attain deliverance in disturbances”.
There is no better deliverance from the world than through art, and a man can form no surer bond with it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Sometimes the end God has in mind is to exercise our faith, so He brings us into straitened circumstances so that we might look up to Him and see His deliverance.
Jerry Bridges
Truth is inseperable from the illusory belief that from the figures of the unreal one day, in spite of all, real deliverance will come.
Theodor W. Adorno
Let me now praise the American writer James Dickey. In 1970, his novel ‘Deliverance’ was published. I found it to be 278 pages that approached perfection. Its tightness of construction and assuredness of style reminded me of ‘The Great Gatsby.’
Pat Conroy
The first great thing is to find yourself and for that you need solitude and contemplation – at least sometimes. I can tell you deliverance will not come from the rushing noisy centers of civilization. It will come from the lonely places.
Fridtjof Nansen
Let us continue to reach out in godly love to all homosexuals who want deliverance, while opposing at the threshold every attempt of the militant homosexuals to represent their lifestyle as ‘normal,’ and to impose it on us and our children.
Anita Bryant
I am not your God. Or if I am, I’m no God you can seek out for deliverance or explanation. I’m the kind of God who would eat you without compunction if I were hungry.
Ron Currie Jr.
Through the deliverance of India, I seek to deliver the so-called weaker races of the earth from the crushing heels of Western exploitation in which England is the greatest partner.
Mahatma Gandhi
I love films like ‘Deliverance’ where you can watch it over and over again and decode all of its many different meanings.
Christopher McQuarrie
In the huge mass of evil as it rolls and swells, there is ever some good working toward deliverance and triumph.
Thomas Carlyle
The wise man in the storm prays God not for safety from danger but for deliverance from fear. It is the storm within which endangers him[,] not the storm without.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Have courage then: make a virtue of necessity: ask of God, not deliverance from your pains, but strength to bear resolutely, for the love of Him, all that He should please, and as long as He shall please.
Brother Lawrence
Religion is, in fact, the dominion of the soul; it is the hope, the anchor of safety, the deliverance from evil. What a service has Christianity rendered to humanity!
Napoleon Bonaparte
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.
When once a man is launched on such an adventure as this, he must bid farewell to hopes and fears, otherwise death or deliverance will both come too late to save his honor and his reason. Ho, my beauties!
C. S. Lewis
God is glorified through healing and deliverance, not through sickness and suffering.
Kenneth E. Hagin
In every human Beast, God has implanted a Principle, which we call Love of Freedom; it is impatient of Oppression, and pants for Deliverance.
Phillis Wheatley
REDEMPTION, n. Deliverance of sinners from the penalty of their sin, through their murder of the deity against whom they sinned . . . . whoso believeth in it shall not perish, but have everlasting life in which to try to understand it.
Ambrose Bierce
The restoration of spinning to its central place in India’s peaceful campaign for deliverance from the imperial yoke gives her women a special status.
Mahatma Gandhi
If you will be humble and ask God what to do, I promise you that he will always prepare a way for your deliverance.
Henry B. Eyring
Each new day is another chapter in the unfolding promise of deliverance and life.
Elizabeth George
The most terrible thing about materialism, even more terrible than its proneness to violence, is its boredom, from which sex alcohol, drugs, all devices for putting out the accusing light of reason and suppressing the unrealizable aspirations of love, offer a prospect of deliverance.
Malcolm Muggeridge
We must be very careful not to assign this deliverance the attributes of a victory. Wars are not won by evacuations
Winston Churchill
Within yourself deliverance must be searched for, because each man makes hiw own prison.
Edwin Arnold
We live in hope of deliverance from the darkness that surrounds us
Paul McCartney
The man who has received this great deliverance is no longer a convict, painfully observing all prison rules with the hope of shortening his sentence, but a child in the home of God.
Robert William Dale
The more I am in a position to be tried in faith with reference to my body, my family, my service for the Lord, my business, etc., the more shall I have opportunity of seeing God’s help and deliverance; and every fresh instance, in which He helps and delivers me, will tend towards the increase of my faith.
George Muller
My heart burns for the deliverance of Africa.
Alexander Murdoch Mackay
Longing, breathing, and panting after deliverance is a grace in itself, that has a mighty power to conform the soul into the likeness of the thing longed after…unless you long for deliverance you shall not have it.
John Owen
I’m proud of ‘Deliverance’ because it was a very dangerous film to make, and they all said it couldn’t be done, and we did it. And Jon Voight and I are now like brothers.
Burt Reynolds
Every tone was a testimony against slavery, and a prayer to God for deliverance from chains.
Frederick Douglass
You might be a redneck if you think the Mountain Men in Deliverance were just misunderstood.
Jeff Foxworthy
Tell us again, for we forget, that work done without love is stillborn, mindless, and lost in the very hour of its deliverance.
Ray Bradbury
Until we realise ourselves as the Absolute, we cannot attain to deliverance.
Swami Vivekananda
You know, the BBC had not been particularly generous in its deliverance of blues and esoteric kinds of music.
Keith Richards
Real faith rejoices in the promise of God as if it saw the deliverance and was enjoying it.
F. F. Bosworth
The science which teacheth arts and handicrafts is merely science for the gaining of a living; but the science which teacheth deliverance from worldly existence, is not that the true science?
Thomas Hobbes
So use prosperity, that adversity may not abuse thee: if in the one, security admits no fears, in the other, despair will afford no hopes; he that in prosperity can foretell a danger can in adversity foresee deliverance.
Francis Quarles
When the POWER OF GOD is present, healing and deliverance are just like BREATHING!
T. B. Joshua
True deliverance of man is the deliverance from Avidya i.e. ignorance. It is not in destroying anything that is positive and real, for that cannot be possible, but that which is negative, which obstructs our vision of truth.
Rabindranath Tagore
Truth is inseperable from the illusory belief that from the figures of the unreal one day, in spite of all, real deliverance will come.
Theodor Adorno
I need forgiveness for my sins, but I need also deliverance from the power of sin… I appreciate the blessed fact of God’s forgiveness, but I want something more than that: I want deliverance. I need forgiveness for what I have done, but I need also deliverance from what I am.
Watchman Nee
I preach deliverance to others, I tell them there is freedom, while I hear my own chains clang.
John Bunyan
The dictator is also the scapegoat; in assuming absolute authority, he assumes absolute guilt; and the oppressed masses, groaning under the yoke, know themselves to be innocent as lambs, while they pray hypocritically for deliverance.
Mary McCarthy
The nearer any disease approaches to a crisis, the nearer it is to a cure. Danger and deliverance make their advances together; and it is only in the last push that one or the other takes the lead.
Thomas Paine