” You wish me to tell you why and how God should be loved. My answer is that God himself is the reason he is to be loved. “


” For every benefit conferred, God is to be praised in his gifts. Otherwise when the time of judgment comes, that man will be punished as an ingrate who cannot say to God: ‘Your statutes were my song in the land of exile.’ “


” Even the holy men who lived before the coming of Christ understood that God had in mind plans of peace for the human race. “


” The impudence of the sinner displeases God as much as the modesty of the penitent gives him pleasure. “


” God removes the sin of the one who makes humble confession, and thereby the devil loses the sovereignty he had gained over the human heart. “


” Sorrow for sin is indeed necessary, but it should not be an endless preoccupation. You must dwell also on the glad remembrance of God’s loving-kindness, otherwise, sadness will harden the heart and lead it more deeply into despair. “



All 6 Saint Bernard Quotes about God in picture


You wish me to tell you why and how God should be loved. My answer is that God himself is the reason he is to be loved.
For every benefit conferred, God is to be praised in his gifts. Otherwise when the time of judgment comes, that man will be punished as an ingrate who cannot say to God:
Even the holy men who lived before the coming of Christ understood that God had in mind plans of peace for the human race.
The impudence of the sinner displeases God as much as the modesty of the penitent gives him pleasure.
God removes the sin of the one who makes humble confession, and thereby the devil loses the sovereignty he had gained over the human heart.
Sorrow for sin is indeed necessary, but it should not be an endless preoccupation. You must dwell also on the glad remembrance of God

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