” Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them. “


” Of a truth, there is an inward, formless, inarticulate, almost unconscious, prayer, the very breath of love, whereby the soul is knit fast to the God whom it has tracked, amidst the tangled underwood of human life, to his covert on the eternal hills. “


” The forms of thought, into which we throw our timid views of God, are but symbols of truths greater than our thoughts. Yet we may not set them aside as worthless, for they are the rungs on which we dwellers in the cave climb to the full view of the Truth, as he is. “


” Certain gifts God makes to the human soul without its asking or desiring, but there are other gifts which the grown-up soul, with the use of reason, can only have by its desire. “


” Ordinary Catholics are praying when they do not think they are. They are praying when they offer implicitly all they are doing to God. “


” The Virgin Birth is possible if there is a God. An Omnipotent Being who can do all things and yet cannot do some things is hardly worth our attack or defence. “


” We cannot go alone to God. We belong to His Mystical Body, the Church, by even our most secret sins, if they be grievous, we have injured the Mystical Body of Jesus Christ and must ask forgiveness of His Mystical Body, too. “



All 7 Vincent McNabb Quotes about God in picture


Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them.
Of a truth, there is an inward, formless, inarticulate, almost unconscious, prayer, the very breath of love, whereby the soul is knit fast to the God whom it has tracked, amidst the tangled underwood of human life, to his covert on the eternal hills.


The forms of thought, into which we throw our timid views of God, are but symbols of truths greater than our thoughts. Yet we may not set them aside as worthless, for they are the rungs on which we dwellers in the cave climb to the full view of the Truth, as he is.
Certain gifts God makes to the human soul without its asking or desiring, but there are other gifts which the grown-up soul, with the use of reason, can only have by its desire.
Ordinary Catholics are praying when they do not think they are. They are praying when they offer implicitly all they are doing to God.
The Virgin Birth is possible if there is a God. An Omnipotent Being who can do all things and yet cannot do some things is hardly worth our attack or defence.
We cannot go alone to God. We belong to His Mystical Body, the Church, by even our most secret sins, if they be grievous, we have injured the Mystical Body of Jesus Christ and must ask forgiveness of His Mystical Body, too.
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