Sweet Quotes That Help Me Grow Closer To King Jesus 26…

fall (10.24.18)

The most important daily habit we can possess
is to remind ourselves of the Gospel. Charles Spurgeon

He that reads his Bible to find fault with it
will soon discover that the Bible finds fault with him. Charles Spurgeon

The gospel makes you others directed,
because you already have your prize. Tim Keller

“The Spirit of Christ is the spirit of missions.
The nearer we get to Him,
the more intensely missionary we become.” – Henry Martyn

Everybody has something,
that if they lose it,
they won’t even want to live life anymore.
That is what you’re worshiping. Tim Keller

Chosen by God: A church is not a group of friends you’ve picked,
it’s a group of brothers and sisters that God has picked for you. Michael Horton

The gospel is news that creates a life of love,
but the life of love is not itself the gospel. Tim Keller

Churches and individuals have always proved
you do not need freedom
to be faithful to the Gospel. Erwin Lutzer

Death hides in darkness, life loves light.
We, therefore, who have spiritual life
should never do anything
which we should be ashamed
to have published to the whole world. Charles Spurgeon

“And when Peter saw it he addressed the people:
“Men of Israel, why do you wonder at this, or why do you stare at us,
as though by our own power or piety
we have made him walk?” (Acts 3:12)

Live for Jesus without thinking God’s mighty acts depend on you—
your power or your piety. Thabiti Anyabwile

“Men’s ideas of the wrath to come
may be judged of by
the earnestness with which
they exhort others to fly from it.” J. C. Ryle 

If you are in Christ, God chose you.
He adopted you. He saved you.
Boasting can’t find a room here.
The inn is full of God’s glory. desiringGod.org

I have such a low opinion of man
in his depraved state,
that I believe no one has real sincerity in religious matters
till God bestows it. John Newton

“The sane would do no good
if they made themselves [crazy]
to help [crazy people].” C.S. Lewis, The Great Divorce

The love of God frees us
from any need to be noticed, to make a name for ourselves,
to find significance through
achievement and advancement
or from leading and influencing others. Scott Sauls

The only way to have full joy
is to say a full “Yes” to God.
Which means saying a strong “No” to sin. desiringGod.org

Heresy [false belief]
regularly stems from
“a desire to resolve Christianity’s [seeming] contradictions,
untie its knotty paradoxes,
and produce a cleaner and more coherent faith.” – Ross Douthat

“That is what mortals misunderstand.
They say of some temporal sufferring,
“No future bliss can make up for it”
not knowing that Heaven, once attained,
will work backwards
and turn even that agony into a glory.” C.S. Lewis, The Great Divorce

I want nothing of that ‘knowledge’
that has not a tendency
to make sin more hateful
and Jesus more precious to my soul. John Newton

Many avoid holiness to pursue happiness,
not knowing that the two are one.
The pursuit of happiness is a pursuit of holiness. desiringGod.org

fall 2 (10.24.18)