Sweet Quotes That Help Me Grow Closer To King Jesus 15
I can tell how much God you have
by how much entertainment you need.”
“Surely you know that if a man can’t be cured of churchgoing,
the next best thing is to send him all over the neighbourhood
looking for the church that “suits” him
until he becomes a taster or connoisseur of churches”
(C.S. Lewis, “Screwtape Letters”)
Don’t say God is silent
when your Bible is closed.
Jesus was never so immature as to think
the solution to worldliness/hypocricy
in our religious devotion
was to get rid of
If you’re discontent,
write a list of everything you have
but don’t deserve,
and all you deserve
but don’t have.
Don’t just face your day.
Faith your day!
“A congregation learns its theology
not just by the preaching they hear,
but by the songs they sing.”
Faith sees that in her worst sorrow
there is nothing penal [punishing];
there is not a drop of God’s wrath in it;
[our worst sorrow] is all sent in love.
We follow a Savior
whose truth was mocked,
and whose righteousness was ignored,
and yet who compromised on neither.
“If your goal is to maximize
pleasure, comfort, and success in this world,
Christianity is not for you.”
The desire to derive identity
from the words of someone
other than God
has a debilitating effect
on our hearts.
Disagreement doesn’t mean hate!
Dr. Eric Mason
You don’t have to wait
till after a storm
to show love and help
to your neighbors.
Do it before. Start now.
To focus on Jesus
as just an example
is to reduce him from
sovereign Savior to
and to transform the gospel
The human condition:
When you finally get everything
your little heart desires,
your little heart will find
something else to desire.
Huge as this great universe is,
God has complete power over it,
as you have over the ball
which you toss in your hand.”
– C.H. Spurgeon
Christ went more willingly to the cross
than we do to the throne of grace.”
– Thomas Watson
A billion years or so into eternity,
how many toys we accumulated
during this life
will not seem too terribly important.”
God is inexhaustibly interesting.
It is therefore impossible
that God be boring—
By failing to celebrate work
that’s yet to see fruit [results],
we unintentionally praise
spiritual get-rich-quick schemes.
9marks.org (A Call For Patient Evangelism)
A world where everything was easy
would be a nursery for babies,
but not at all a fit place for men.
To call Him Lord means to say Yes—
to His will,
and His ways.”
Holiness is often best demonstrated
by how patient we are
with the lack of holiness in others.”
We are called
not to adjust ourselves to each other,
but to adjust ourselves to God.”
The knowledge of God
is not merely a generic idea
that He exists ‘up there.
an intimate acquaintance
with His character and actions.'”
– John Snyder
Pragmatism does not value truth
because it’s true,
it values truth
because it is apparently effective.”
– John Snyder
The mind of God is greater
than all the minds of men,
so let all men leave the gospel
just as God has delivered it unto us.
At the rotten core
of every departure from the truth
is that ancient hiss:
“Did God really say…?”
Jared C. Wilson
The church continues to hire
professionally credentialed clergy
rather than carved prophetic character.
Satan seduces us
into finding our identity and satisfaction
in social media likes,
instead of blood-bought love.
No matter how enthusiastic
the response to the gospel,
if his faith is shallow and superficial,
he will fall away.
Grace To You (gty.org)
We are regularly in danger
of having too light a view of our sin
and also too light a grasp
of what Jesus has done
to free us from our sin.
We live in a day
when we want the resurrection
without the cross.”
– Dr. Denis Phelps
“They didn’t invent whispering for compliments.”
Better to be sneered at as a Puritan
than to be despised as a hypocrite.