Thursday, July 31, 2008

More Great Quotes


"The greatest wisdom on this earth is holiness."

- W.S. Plumer

"We fear men so much because we fear God so little. One fear

cures another. When man's terror scares you, turn your thoughts

to the wrath of God." - William Gurnall

"Temptations, when we meet them at first, are as the lion that

reared upon Samson; but if we overcome them, the next time we

see them we shall find a nest of honey within them." - John Bunyan

"Making heaven on earth is our business." - William Booth

"If your faith can't be tested, it can't be trusted."

"When filled with holy truth the mind rests." - C.H. Spurgeon

"If we look carefully within ourselves, we shall find that there are

certain limits beyond which we refuse to go in offering ourselves to

God. We hover around these reservations, making believe not to

see them, for fear of self-reproach. The more we shrink from giving

up any such reserved point, the more certain it is that it needs to

be given up. If we were not fast bound by it, we should not make

so many efforts to persuade ourselves that we are free."

- François Fénelon

"Is what you're living for worth Christ's dying for?"

- Epitaph of Leonard Ravenhill

"One life to live

and soon it will be past.

Only things done for Christ

will ever truly last." - unknown

"Some people complain that God placed thorns on roses, while

others praise him for putting roses among thorns." - unknown

"Actors speak of things imaginary as if they were real, while you

preachers too often speak of things real as if they were imaginary."

- Thomas Betterton

"Pray hardest when it is hardest to pray." - Charles H. Brent

"Don't be afraid of tomorrow -- God is already there." - unknown

"Your character is who you are when no one but God is watching you."

- unknown

"The Sunday morning service shows how popular your church is.

The evening services show how popular your pastor is.

Your private prayer time shows you how popular God is!"

- Leonard Ravenhill

"And When I am dying,

how happy I'll be,

If the lamp of my life

has been burned out for Thee."

- Author Unknown

"The men that will change the colleges and seminaries here

represented are the men that will spend the most time alone with

God. It takes time for the fires to burn. It takes time for God to

draw near and for us to know that He is there. It takes time to

assimilate His truth. You ask me, How much time? I do not know.

I know it means time enough to forget time." - John Mott

"When thou prayest, rather let thy heart be without words, than

thy words without a heart." - John Bunyan


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