"Anyone who is to find Christ must first find the church. How could anyone know where Christ is and what faith is in him unless he knew where his believers are?"
"Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree."
"Faith is a living and unshakable confidence, a belief in the grace of God so assured that a man would die a thousand deaths for its sake."
"For in the true nature of things, if we rightly consider, every green tree is far more glorious than if it were made of gold and silver."
"I cannot and will not recant anything, for to go against conscience is neither right nor safe. Here I stand, I can do no other, so help me God. Amen."
"You should not believe your conscience and your feelings more than the word which the Lord who receives sinners preaches to you."
"If he have faith, the believer cannot be restrained. He betrays himself. He breaks out. He confesses and teaches this gospel to the people at the risk of life itself."
"If I am not allowed to laugh in heaven, I don't want to go there."
"Music is the art of the prophets and the gift of God."
"Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world."
"Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church; it is a goodly Christian weapon."
"The Bible is the cradle wherein Christ is laid."
"The Lord commonly gives riches to foolish people, to whom he gives nothing else."
"War is the greatest plague that can affect humanity; it destroys religion, it destroys states, it destroys families. Any scourge is preferable to it."
"You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say."
"If you young fellows were wise, the devil couldn't do anything to you, but since you aren't wise, you need us who are old."