THOMPSON, Joseph Parrish Quotes
(1819-1879), American clergyman
Where science speaks of improvement, Christianity speaks of renovation; where science speaks of development, Christianity speaks of sanctification; where science speaks of progress, Christianity speaks of perfection.
A good home implies good living, which is also a means and a token of true culture, since without good living there can be no good thinking, and—I speak it reverently—no good praying; for mind and soul must have something healthy to go upon.
It is an axiom of the Christian faith that the mode of worship must correspond to the essence of God, which is spiritual; and the feeling of the worshipper must correspond to the character of God, which is paternal.