Believing in God
"In the beginning God created the heavens and the Earth . . and God saw everything that he had made, and behold, it was very good."
"Only the fool says: "There is no God" "
"Not to have seen suffering is not to be truly human"
"Love the Lord your God with all your heart, mind and strength, and love your neighbour as yourself"
"It was you who created my conscience"
"Faith without action is dead"
Matters of Life and Death
"Thou shalt not kill"
"Naked I came from my mother's womb and naked I shall depart. The Lord gave and the Lord has taken away; may the name of the Lord be praised"
"I am the truth, the way and the life. No one gets to God, except through me"
"If we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. So whether we live or die, we belong to God"
"The love of money is the cause of all kinds of evil"
Marriage and the Family
"Divorce is permitted only in the case of adultery"
"If you cannot stop yourself, then get married"
"Men who give up sexual relations with wome and burn with sexual desire for each other will recieve the punishment they deserve for their wrong doing"
"A man who divorces his wife, commits adultery if he marries another woman. The same applies for a women who does this against her husband"
"There is no difference between men and women; you are all one in union with Jesus Christ"
"God blesses them and God says to them: "Be fertile and multiply" "
"Children, it is your Christian duty to obey your parents, for it is the right thing to do. Parents, do not treat your children in a way that makes them angry. Instead, bring them up under Christian discipline and instruction"
"Always do the most loving thing"
Religion and Communtity Cohesion
"Treat others as you would like to be treated"
"Love thy neighbour"
"There is no difference between Jews or Gentiles, between slaves or free people, between men and women; you are all one in union with Christ Jesus"
"I now realise how true it is that God does not show favouritism, but accepts men from every nation who fear him and do what is right"
"I do not allow women to teach or have authority over men; they must keep quite in church. For Adam was created first then Eve. And it was not Adam who decieved; it was the women that decieved and broke God's Law. But a women will be saved through having children, if she perserveres in faith and love and holiness, with modesty"
"It is a disgraceful thing for a women to speak in church"