Sweet Quotes That Help Me Grow Closer To King Jesus 16
God doesn’t tell Moses,
“Tell them, ‘I am what you want.'”
He says, “Tell them, ‘I am what I am.’”
The weakness of your faith
will not destroy you.
A trembling hand
may receive a golden gift.
Charles Spurgeon, born 1834
could give you chapter and verse
for what they believed;
but how few of such remain!
We may pray for friends & relatives.
But do we ever evangelize them?
It’s much easier to talk about them to Christ
than to talk to them about Christ.
Samuel Zwemer, missionary to Muslims, born 1857
Of course it costs to be a Christian,
but it costs much more not to be.
John Stott, born 1921
How utterly terrible
is the current idea
that Christians can serve God
at their own convenience.
AW Tozer, born 1897
Oh! But they will say, ‘it is ridiculous–a man trusting in God.’
Yes, but you do not think it ridiculous
to trust in yourselves.
It’s not necessary to see the big picture
as long as we believe that God has one.
Too many Christians
write their blessings in the sand
but engrave their sorrows in marble.
I advise you by all means to keep close to the atonement.
The doctrine of the cross
is the sun
in the system of truth.
John Newton, born 1725
Sin comes to us,
with a kiss,
and like Joab,
with an outstretched hand and flattering words….always attractive.
J.C. Ryle, born 1816
Show the world
that your God
ten thousand worlds
If you really long to save men’s souls,
you must tell them
a great deal
of disagreeable truth.
The Pastor’s primary task
is not communication
“Trials make the promise sweet
Trials give new life to prayer
Trials bring me to His feet
Lay me low and keep me there.”
(R Bryan, 1805-60)
A world where everything was easy
would be a nursery for babies,
but not at all a fit place for men.
There is nothing new in theology
but that which is false;
only the old is true,
for truth must be old,
as old as God Himself.
The more I learn about the sin in my own heart,
the more I want to know God’s grace.”
You are as much serving God
in training your own children,
as you would be
if you lead an army to battle
for the Lord.
In youth, in middle age, and now after many battles,
I find nothing in me
John Knox, born 1513
A great many of you appear to have a large stock of faith
but it is only because
you are in very good health
and your business is prospering.
Dear famous pastor,
if you disqualify yourself from ministry [through sin],
have the humility
to accept the Lord’s discipline;
don’t try and vault yourself back into the spotlight.
Instead, bear fruits worthy of repentance,
quietly serve in a local church,
and trust the Lord with your future.
When Job was prospering,
When he was suffering,
he still prayed.
God is good
not because he gives us answers
but because he gives us himself.
Joni Eareckson Tada
Praise is God’s due
when He takes
as well as when He gives,
for there is as much love
in His taking
as in His giving!
The way for a man to be contented,
is not by raising his estate higher,
but by bringing his heart lower.
Thomas Watson, born 1620
When talking about science,
if the word consensus is used,
somebody is selling something.
There is no beauty in sin.
There is no comfort in sin.
There is no strength in sin.
There is nothing whatsoever good in sin.
The leaders of the future
will be those
who dare to claim their irrelevance
in the contemporary world
as a divine vocation.
Henri Nouwen, born 1932
Something my husband reminds me of all the time:
it’s not our experiences
that give our counsel weight,
Lore Ferguson Wilbert
If someone succeeds in provoking you,
realize that your mind
in the provocation.”
Epictetus, born 55AD