Sweet Quotes That Help Me Grow Closer To King Jesus 9
“The fallen world misuses authority & lies about [it] well used.
Satan’s basic lie to Adam & Eve was that God couldn’t
really love them & tell them no”—Mark Dever.
“Men do not reject the Bible because it contradicts itself
but because it contradicts them.” – Frank Mead
“Because God loves us,
he is more interested in changing our hearts
than changing our circumstances”
“There is a difference between
agreeing with God’s Word and
obeying God’s Word”
“We cannot continue to create disciples
who can parse justification
but cannot at the same time articulate Christian justice.
As long as we think precise doctrine
absolves us of applied ethics
then we raise an escapist Church that defiles its doctrine”
“Self will never consent to die,
though slain in so [polite] a manner,
without showing some resentment
against the artful murderer”–George Whitefield
Your feelings come from where you find your hope.
Where is your happiness and your significance? Tim Keller
Sin isnʼt only doing bad things;
it’s more fundamentally making good things
into ultimate things.
The poverty of affluence:
Being so accustomed to purchasing comfort
that we have no category for suffering when it comes.
Teach me that if I do not live a life that satisfies You,
I shall not live a life that will satisfy myself.
The Valley of Vision (book)
Wonderful are the effects
when a crucified, glorious Savior
is presented to the eye of Faith.
This sight destroys the love of sin.
The church his not a bucket where God’s blessing ends up,
but a pipeline through which God’s blessing flows. —@KarlVaters
We can’t get away from dogma.
Everyone has a creed, a set of beliefs and doctrines.
The question is, are they Biblical?
Michael Horton (whitehorseinn.com)
We don’t overcome the father of lies
by human reasoning or scientific research.
We do it with the truth revealed to us in the Bible.
Neil Anderson, Freedom In Christ-U.S.
Don’t follow your heart.
God did not design our hearts to be followed,
but to be led.
It’s not so much what we have,
but Who has us,
that brings contentment in our lives.
Pastor Ed Stetzer
“Ultimately, the gospel is offensive
because the cross stands against
all schemes of self-salvation.”
Alas, we do not weary God now with our wrestlings [doubts],
but with our sins.
Robert Murray M’Cheyne
“All religions don’t lead to God;
all religions lead back to man.” – Thabiti Anyabwile
The basic purpose of prayer
is not to bend God’s will to mine,
but to mold my will into his.
Let your cares drive you to God.
If every fret makes you lean more on the Beloved,
it will be a benefit.
The greatest sorrow and burden you can lay on the Father,
the greatest unkindness…
is not to believe that He loves you. –
Faith is the supreme effort of your life—
throwing yourself with abandon and total confidence upon God.