KidsView  | The Adventist Review for kids and those who always will be kids at heart | February 2015

February is Black History Month

February is Black History month in the United States, and below are quotes from famous African-Americans mentioning God. 

 

Jesse Jackson "I am not a perfect servant. I am a public servant doing my best against the odds. As I develop and serve, be patient. God is not finished with me yet."

 

Frederick Douglass"One and God make a majority." 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jesse Owens"Only by God's grace have I made it to see today and only by God's grace will I ever see tomorrow."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maya Angelou"While I know myself a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

George Washington Carver"Our creator is the same and never changes despite the names given Him by people here and in all parts of the world. Even if we gave Him no name at all, He would still be there, within us., waiting to give us good on this earth."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sojourner Truth"If the first woman God ever made was strong enough to turn the world upside down all alone, these women together ought to be able to turn it back, and get it right side up again!"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Martin Luther King, Jr."I just want to do God's will. And he's allowed me to go to the mountain. And I've looked over, and I've see the promised land! I may not get there with you, but I want you to know tonight that we as a people will get to the promised land."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pearl Bailey"People see God every day, they just don't recognize Him."

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

arthur as he"If I were to say, "God, why me?" about the bad things, then I should have said, "God, why?" about the good things that happened in my life."