Sweet Quotes That Help Me Grow Closer To King Jesus 12…

If I am to love like Jesus loved,
my ravenous craving for a trouble-free life
must die.

John Piper

The Bible is an earthy, realistic, grounded book.
The Bible is a heavenly, Spiritual, eternal book.
Neither reality nullifies the other.

Jared C. Wilson

Buddha’s dying words were, “Strive without ceasing.”
Jesus’ were, “It is finished.”

Give me Jesus.

Scott Sauls

True gospel-humility
means I stop connecting every experience, every conversation,
with myself.

In fact, I stop thinking about myself.

Tim Keller


True authenticity
is not accepting my own self-expression
but accepting the self-expression of God through Jesus Christ.

Trevin Wax

Faith is like an empty, open hand
stretched out towards God,
with nothing to offer
and everything to receive.

John Calvin

“When we were still weak… Christ died for the ungodly.
“When we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” (Romans 5)

Savoring these words.

Nancy Wolgemuth

The greatest challenge facing the church in the West
is not persecution from the world,
but seduction by the world.

Andy Bannister

True rest
does not come from the absence of storms,
but from the presence of Jesus in the storm.

Joni Earacksen Tada

Husbands lead best
when they serve the most.

Your leadership
isn’t to puff up yourself,
but to build up your family.


What has the world done for you,
that you love it so much?

Robert Murray McCheyne

Pray over every word and verse…
do this…
and the word of God will be meat indeed,
and drink indeed
unto your souls.

George Whitefield

The lack of joy in your life
is due to your lack of mission.

Tim Keller

Whenever you are about to do anything
in a great hurry,
pause and pray.

Charles Spurgeon

“Our preaching is not the reason the Word works.
The Word is the reason our preaching works.”

H.B. Charles Jr.

Adam launched a ‘meet you at the top’ philosophy of life.
Jesus Christ says to the world,
‘I’ll meet you at the bottom.’

Michael Horton

Our blessed Lord,
though he was the eternal God,
yet as man,
he made the scriptures his constant rule and guide.

George Whitefield

Trouble and perplexity drive us to prayer,
and prayer driveth away trouble and perplexity.

Philip Melancthon, 1497–1560

The proof
that God’s Word feeds our souls
will be heard
in the words that come from our mouths.

Sinclair Ferguson

Legalism is doing something to earn your salvation.
Discipline is doing something because it’s a good in and of itself.

Tim Keller

“It is a mistake to think that
moving fast
is the same as
actually going somewhere.”

Steve Goodier

When your spouse sins against you,
don’t take their actions too personal.
Remember, you’re not the most offended person in the room.

Hans Molegraaf

“You can’t live on amusement.
It is the froth on water—
an inch deep and then the mud.”

George MacDonald

A man learns to preach
by learning to acquire confidence,
not in himself,
but in his cause,
and in him in whose name he speaks.

John Newton

May Jesus never have to say this to us:
“Your mistake is that you don’t know the Scriptures,
and you don’t know the power of God.” Mark 12:24

Mark Mittelberg

“Those who know your name
put their trust in you,
for you, O Lord,
have not forsaken
those who seek you.” (Psalm 9:10)

Know, trust, seek Him.

Nancy Wolgemuth

You don’t let flies on your food
so don’t let negative thoughts on your day.
They’ll lay eggs of depression.
Shoo them off with God’s Word!

Tony Nolan

“It is in absolute and loving surrender
to the will of the Lord
that the secret of true rest and peace
is found.”

Susannah Spurgeon

Teaching is poor work
when love is gone,
it is like a smith working without fire,
or a builder without mortar.

Charles Spurgeon

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