Sweet Quotes That Help Me Grow Closer To King Jesus 24

sailboat in storm (8.27.18)

Often what seem to be our deepest desires
are just our loudest. -Tim Keller

“Jesus, Savior, pilot me,
Over life’s tempestuous sea;
Unknown waves before me roll,
Hiding rock and treach’rous shoal;
Chart and compass came from Thee:
Jesus, Savior, pilot me.

“When at last I near the shore,
And the fearful breakers roar
[Between] me and the peaceful rest,
Then, while leaning on Thy breast,
May I hear Thee say to me,
‘Fear not, I will pilot thee.'” -Edward Hopper, 1871

It is to be feared
that thousands are selling Jesus
for a less price than Judas received.
A smile from the world
has been a bribe
sufficient to seduce many. -Charles Spurgeon

The call of Jesus is NOT to
deny your neighbors,
take up your comforts,
and follow your dreams. -Scott Sauls

God does not ask us to understand
how his sovereignty [His control] and our responsibility fit together.
However, he does ask us to believe that they do. —Ian Hamilton

“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 is that
what one calls the interruptions
are precisely one’s real life –
the life God is sending one day by day. -CS Lewis

The storms are guided
by the hands
which were nailed to the cross. -John Newton

The masks will fall on the last day.
Every self-interested, self-protecting, self-exalting thing
we claimed to be doing for Jesus
will be revealed for what it is
in the blazing light of his holy glare.
He disowns every sin committed in his name.
The time for repentance is now. -Jared C. Wilson

The way to have the soul transformed,
changed into,
and made like unto God,
is frequently to converse with God.
We say, a man is as his company. -George Whitefield

I have no idea what difference my life is making.
I wish I knew. But I don’t, and I can’t.
In a hundred years there might be some clarity.
But probably not even then.
And that’s okay with me.
God does know.
So I take the next step, trusting Him. -Ray Ortland

The things you daydream about in your spare time
are ultimately the things you serve. -Tim Keller

Feel guilty falling asleep while praying?
How do you feel when a child nods off in your lap?
And how much more must your Heavenly Father feel about you when this happens?
There. Feel better? You should! -Scott Sauls

The longer I live, the more I pity those who,
when deprived of their earthly comforts,
can find no cheering resources
in the sure Word of God. -John Newton

Gospel duties
are to be performed
with a gospel temper. —Stephen Charnock

“You are coming to a King—
large petitions with you bring,
for His grace and power are such
none can ever ask too much.” –John Newton