Quotes from Piercing the Darkness

Frank E. Peretti ·  448 pages

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“The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. —JOHN 1:5 (ESV)”
― Frank E. Peretti, quote from Piercing the Darkness


“No amount of lies, no matter how cleverly couched, will ever outstrip or outlast God’s truth, nor will any lie ever outreach His grace. The Lord knows those who are His, His sheep hear His voice, and the arm of the Lord is never so short that He cannot save.”
― Frank E. Peretti, quote from Piercing the Darkness


“These humans are only of flesh, of mud, and I suggest there is one force stronger than their zeal for God: their own self-righteousness! We will make them proud, pure in their own eyes, vindictive, unjust judges over each other, and stir up such a noise among them that the simplest prayer will not be uttered!”
― Frank E. Peretti, quote from Piercing the Darkness


“I will go to the saints first. Already there is plenty in Bacon’s Corner for them to be upset about, plenty to divide them. I will keep them busy censuring and smiting each other, and then their hearts will be far from praying.” He”
― Frank E. Peretti, quote from Piercing the Darkness


“TAL HAD TO laugh. Hardly presentable! Wasn’t it strange, the way humans looked at themselves with eyes of flesh and not of the Spirit? Certainly that dear woman had been through mire and filth of every degree; she was scarred, exhausted, ragged, and dirty. But to the angels, she appeared as God Himself saw her, just as any other redeemed saint of the living God: pure, shining, clean, dressed in garments as white as snow.”
― Frank E. Peretti, quote from Piercing the Darkness


“Nevertheless, as we follow the invisible warfare swirling around the life of one wounded, searching sinner, the core message rings clear: No amount of lies, no matter how cleverly couched, will ever outstrip or outlast God’s truth, nor will any lie ever outreach His grace. The Lord knows those who are His, His sheep hear His voice, and the arm of”
― Frank E. Peretti, quote from Piercing the Darkness


“The Strongman continued his mental review. “And the petty little saints in the town were . . . obscure, don’t you see, far from help, far from the mainstream, alone amid the rolling farmlands . . . unknown. It was a perfect place to begin the process.” His beastly face grew tight and bitter. “Until they started praying. Until they ceased being so comfortable and started weeping before God! Until they began to reclaim the power of the . . .” The Strongman sealed his lips. “The Cross?” the aide volunteered.”
― Frank E. Peretti, quote from Piercing the Darkness


“But why not? He deserved it. It took years to take control of this school—to oust the resisters, to implant the sympathizers, to blind the parents to what was happening to their children. It was no small task.”
― Frank E. Peretti, quote from Piercing the Darkness


“I am free. I am ransomed. I've never felt this way before, like a slave set free who was born a slave and never knew what freedom was like.”
― Frank E. Peretti, quote from Piercing the Darkness


“Without men to do your killing, the woman will have power over you!” “She doesn’t know that!”
― Frank E. Peretti, quote from Piercing the Darkness


About the author

Frank E. Peretti
Born place: in Canada
Born date January 13, 1951
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