Sweet Quotes That Help Me Grow Closer To King Jesus 19

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  1. Dear sirs, What’s wrong with the world?

    I am.

    G.K. Chesterton

  2. Satan doesn’t whisper, “Believe in me.”

    He whispers, “Believe in yourself.”

    Matt Smethurst

  3. “God has promised to supply all our needs.

    What we don’t have now, we don’t need now.”

    Elisabeth Elliot

  4. “The great thing, if one can,
    is to stop regarding all the unpleasant things
    as interruptions of one’s ‘own’, or ‘real’ life.

    The truth is of course that
    what one calls the interruptions
    are precisely one’s real life –
    the life God is sending one day by day.”

    C.S. Lewis

  5. Willingness to come to Jesuswas not something God saw in you,
    but something God worked in you.

    John Piper

  6. Evangelicals score high marks for charity (giving what we do not owe),

    but, in comparison with other traditions,
    evangelicalism has lacked the depth of theological reflection
    on justice (giving what we do owe).

    Michael Horton

  7. Lord, my culture and my heart tell me
    that it is wholly due to my hard work
    that I am not poor.

    If I believe that lie,
    I will be ungenerous.

    I praise you that you are a God with a heart for the poor.
    Give me the same kind of heart. Amen.

    Tim Keller

  8. The unhappiness and disorder of our lives
    are caused by the disorder of our loves.

    Tim Keller

  9. “To love you as I should, I must worship God as Creator.When I have learnt to love God better than my earthly dearest,
    I shall love my earthly dearest better than I do now…
    When first things are put first,
    second things are not suppressed but increased.”

    C.S. Lewis

  10. Your storm is not an accident.
    The Christian knows
    that the storm
    has a bit in its mouth.

    Charles Spurgeon

  11. “Backsliding, generally first begins
    with neglect of private prayer.”

    J.C. Ryle

  12. He who tells little lies,
    will soon think nothing of great ones,
    for the principle is the same.

    Charles Spurgeon

  13. If Jesus is God,
    then he’s got to be great enough
    to have some reasons
    to let you go though things
    you can’t understand.

    Tim Keller

  14. “The church must worship,
    and worship and entertainment
    are at opposite ends of the table.”

    A.W. Tozer

  15. Jesus Christ did not say,
    ‘Go into the world and tell the world that it is quite right’.

    C.S. Lewis

  16. “Most Christians want a thrill or joy,
    but do not want holiness
    or the purity of a Spirit-filled life.”

    A.W. Tozer

  17. It is not possible to say too much about Christ.
    But it is quite possible to say too little about hell.

    J.C. Ryle

  18. God doesn’t demand prayer scholars
    who know all the right words.
    He wants children
    who pour their hearts out to him.


  19. Christianity is too rational for mysticism
    and too mystical for rationalism.

    Tim Keller

  20. Do not confuse
    theological accuracy with spiritual maturity.

    Do not separate
    theological accuracy from spiritual maturity.

    Jeremy Walker

  21. If you worship a god of gold,
    you will perish as much
    as if you worshipped a god of mud.

    Charles Spurgeon

  22. We each are in the best place to glorify the Lord;
    and present events,
    whether pleasing or painful,
    are those in which to be seeking Him.

    Nancy Wolgemuth

  23. In all that I do,
    am I acting like a slave who is afraid of God,
    or like a child who is assured of my Father’s love?

    Tim Keller

  24. There is no ideal place for us to serve God
    except the place He sets us down.

    Charles Spurgeon

  25. Revival occurs
    when those who think they already know the gospel
    discover they do not really or fully know it.

    Tim Keller

  26. Did you ever stop to think
    that God’s going to be as pleased to have you with Him in Heaven
    as you will be to be there?

    A.W. Tozer

  27. Your life will probably not play out like you want.
    But the one who writes a better story
    will be with you in every trial.


  28. “Young men, be not deceived.
    Think not you can, at will,
    serve lusts and pleasures
    in your beginning,
    and then go and serve God with ease
    at your latter end.”

    J.C. Ryle

  29. Abominations [sinful desires/thoughts],
    like nests of vipers,
    lie quietly in us,
    til the rod of affliction rouses them;
    then they hiss and show their venom.

    John Newton

  30. “I am not asking you
    just to give ‘help’ in prayer as a sort of sideline,
    but I am trying to throw
    the main responsibility of this prayer-warfare on you.

    I want you to take the BURDEN of these people upon your shoulders.
    I want you to wrestle with God for them.”

    J. O. Fraser

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