QUOTES TO SHARE
Proverbs 25:11 says a word spoken at just the right time is like an apple of gold surrounded by silver. Below you will find nuggets worth far more than gold or silver: shareable quotes from across time to hide in your heart for just the right moment. Meditate on these deep thoughts from heroes in the faith and classic passages of scripture!
Seek peace, you won't find it; seek Jesus and find peace. Seek joy, you won't find it; seek Jesus and find joy. Seek holiness, you won't find it; seek Jesus and find holiness. Each is the byproduct of something else."
The Word of God hidden in the heart is a stubborn voice to suppress.
Worrying doesn’t empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.
-Corrie ten Boom
Whenever I am alone with a person for a few minutes, I assume that I am there by divine appointment to share the good news of God's love and forgiveness.
- Bill Bright
Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
-Martin Luther King Jr
The greater the servant's weakness, the more conspicuous is the power of his Master's all-sufficient grace.
The things that really hurt you and that really kill you are: foolishness, pride, selfishness, hardness of heart, denial of flaws and weaknesses and the belief that you don’t need God.
God’s work done in God’s way will never lack God’s supply.
Remember who you are and whose you are.
There is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which Christ who is sovereign over all, does not cry: 'Mine!
Eighty-six years I have served Him, and He has done me no wrong. How then can I blaspheme against my King and Savior?
-last words of Polycarp
He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.
The Bible is a book that has been read more and examined less than any book that ever existed."
The evidence of whether we are living by His grace is to be found in the way we treat other people. If we see ourselves as sinners and totally unworthy in ourselves of God's compassion, patience and forgiveness, then we will want to be gracious to others.
..the duties God requires of us are not in proportion to the strength we possess in ourselves. Rather, they are proportional to the resources available to us in Christ.
Do all the good you can, by all the means you can, in all the ways you can, in all the places you can, at all the times you can, to all the people you can, as long as you ever can.
Unless there is an element of risk in our exploits for God, there is no need for faith.
Whatever you do, find the God-centered, Christ exalting, Bible-saturated passion of your life, and find your way to say it and live for it and die for it. And you will make a difference that lasts. You will not waste your life.
Expect great things from God; attempt great things for God.
He comes to make His blessings flow far as the curse is found.
For the love of Christ controls us…
-2 Corinthians 5:14
“God sees not as man sees, for man looks at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.
-1 Samuel 16:7
...walk by the Spirit, and you will not carry out the desires of the flesh.
He who has found his life will lose it, and he who has lost his life for My sake will find it.
It is not those who are healthy who need a physician, but those who are sick; I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners.
For it is not he who commend himself who is approved, but he whom the Lord commends.
-2 Corinthians 10:18
It was for freedom that Christ set us free..
The kingdom of heaven is like a treasure hidden in the field, which a man found and hid again; and from joy over it he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field.
...conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ…
...walk in love, just as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up for us…
Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important.
A man can no more diminish God’s glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, ‘darkness’ on the walls of his cell.
Oh Adam's sons, how cleverly you defend yourselves against all that might do you good.
Pride gets no pleasure out of having something, only out of having more of it than the next man.
If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world.
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen; not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.
A man who was merely a man and said the sort of things Jesus said would not be a great moral teacher. He would either be a lunatic - on a level with the man who says he is a poached egg - or else he would be the Devil of Hell. You must make your choice.
Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. aim at earth and you get neither.
All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
Education without values, as useful as it is, seems rather to make man a more clever devil.
If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning; just as, if there were no light in the universe and therefore no creatures with eyes, we should never know it was dark. Dark would be without meaning.
The safest road to hell is the gradual one - the gentle slope, soft underfoot, without sudden turnings, without milestones, without signposts.
It would seem that Our Lord finds our desires not too strong, but too weak … like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at the sea. We are far too easily pleased.
Nothing that you have not given away will ever be really yours.
The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us.
...it is pride which has been the chief cause of misery in every nation and every family since the world began.
We all want progress, but if you're on the wrong road, progress means doing an about-turn and walking back to the right road; in that case, the man who turns back soonest is the most progressive.
I didn’t go to religion to make me happy. I always knew a bottle of Port would do that. If you want a religion to make you feel really comfortable, I certainly don’t recommend Christianity.