Christ imparts the capacity of conquest to our lives every single day that we are willing to believe Him.
It is a great consolation for me to remember that the Lord, to whom I had drawn near in humble and child-like faith, has suffered and died for me, and that He will look on me in love and compassion.
And yet, you do not throw out some of the great minds of the Church – and people in Church history – and say they have no credibility because they committed a sin or made a mistake.
To be a philosophical sceptic is, in a man of letters, the first and most essential to being a sound, believing Christian.
Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church; it is a goodly Christian weapon.