India Conquered and dominated China culturally for 20 centuries without ever having to send a single soldier across her border.
These are strange times. Reason, which once combatted faith and seemed to have conquered it, now has to look to faith to save it from dissolution.
I have had so much at heart. Defeated, not conquered; disappointed, not discouraged. I have but to be more energetic and more faithful in the difficult and painful vocation to which my life is devoted.
Here’s the reality. The image of a white Jesus has been used to justify enslavement, conquest, colonialism, the genocide of indigenous peoples. There are literally millions of human beings whose lives have been snuffed out by people who conquered under the banner of a white god.
I saw hell. The hospital had divided and conquered pretty successfully.
Christ has conquered death, not only by suppressing its evil effects, but by reversing its sting. By virtue of Christ’s rising again, nothing any longer kills inevitably, but everything is capable of becoming the blessed touch of the divine hands, the blessed influence of the will of God upon our lives.
He that is taken and put into prison or chains is not conquered, though overcome; for he is still an enemy.
Woe to the conquered.
The only safety for the conquered is to expect no safety.
He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat.