Weekly Quotes

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July 2017

“I am rather inclined to silence, and whether that be wise or not, it is at least more unusual nowadays, to find a man who can hold his tongue than to find one who cannot.”
– Abraham Lincoln (1809 – 1865) 16th President of the United States of America

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July 2017

“Perhaps the greatest hindrance to our work is our own imagined strength. The Father taught me in my helplessness to pray, even about little things, in which another might have felt able to handle himself.”
– J. Hudson Taylor (1832 – 1905) – British Christian missionary to China and founder of the China Inland Mission
Related Post: The Key to the Holy Spirit’s Guidance

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July 2017

“Man was made in the image of God, and nothing will satisfy man but God, in whose image he was made.”
– Charles H. Spurgeon (1834 – 1892) – English Baptist preacher and author, known as the “Prince of Preachers”

Related Post: God Has Put Eternity Into Our Heart

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July 2017

“We should always look upon ourselves as God’s servants, placed in God’s world, to do His work; and accordingly labour faithfully for Him; not with a design to grow rich and great, but to glorify God, and do all the good we possibly can.”
– David Brainerd – (1718-1747) – American missionary to the American Indians in New York, New Jersey, and eastern Pennsylvania

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June 2017

“I prayed to dispel my fear, until suddenly, and I do not know how the idea came to me, but I began to pray for others. I prayed for everyone who came into my thoughts — people with whom I had traveled, those who had been in prison with me, my school friends of years ago. I do not know how long I continued my prayer, but this I do know — my fear was gone! Interceding for others had released me!”
– Corrie ten Boom (1892 – 1983) – Dutch Christian imprisoned for helping Jews, public speaker, and author of The Hiding Place

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June 2017

“I never prayed sincerely and earnestly for anything, but the answer came at some time; no matter at how distant the day, somehow, in some shape, and probably the least I would have devised, it came.”
– Adoniram Judson (1788 – 1850) – American missionary to Burma

Related Post: Seven Prayers and Seven Answers

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June 2017

“Time spent in prayer is never wasted.”
– François Fenelon (1651 – 1715) – French Catholic archbishop, theologian, poet, teacher, and writer

Related Post: Three Tips for Persevering in Prayer

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June 2017

“In the present move, there is a great deal of emphasis on love. I agree that love is the greatest thing. The trouble is that people are not always clear about the nature of love. Love in us is expressed in obedience to the Lord. Any kind of love that does not result in obedience to the will of God, as revealed in His Word, is unscriptural love.”
– Derek Prince (1915 – 2003) – British international Christian Bible teacher, theologian, pastor, and author

Related Post: The Essence of Obedience

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May 2017

“Let us not be surprised when we have to face difficulties. When the wind blows hard on a tree, the roots stretch and grow the stronger. Let it be so with us. Let us not be weaklings, yielding to every wind that blows, but be strong in faith and in spirit to stand against the schemes of the devil.”
– Amy Carmichael (1867 – 1951) – Irish Christian author and missionary to India, who founded the Dohnavur Fellowship and orphanage

Related Post: Fight the Good Fight of Faith

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May 2017

“No liberty is true and no joy is genuine unless it is founded in the fear of Yahuwah [the LORD] and a good conscience.”
– Thomas, à Kempis (1380 – 1471) – German Catholic priest of the late midieval period and author of The Imitation of Christ

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May 2017

“To obtain the influences of the Spirit of God, you must seek them by fervent, believing prayer, and you must cherish the slightest impressions. You must yield to His softest and gentlest motions, and watch to learn what He would have you do, and yield yourself up to His guidance.”
– Charles Finney (1792 – 1875) – American Christian minister, evangelist, revivalist, and author

Related Post: Learning to Hear Father’s Voice: Removing the Obstacles

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May 2017

“God has chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God has chosen the weak things of the world to confound the things which are mighty!”
– 1Corinthians 1:27

Related Post: When We Are Weak

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April 2017

“None are more unjust in their judgments of others than those who have a high opinion of themselves!”
– Charles H. Spurgeon (1834 – 1892) – English Baptist preacher and author, known as the “Prince of Preachers”

Related Post: Turning From Darkness to Light

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April 2017

“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 ever you can!”
– John Wesley (1703 – 1791) British, theologian, author, and founder of Methodism

Related Post: Where The Tree Falls

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April 2017

“I prayed for faith and thought that some day faith would come down and strike me like lightning. But faith did not seem to come. One day, I read in the tenth chapter of Romans, “Faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the Word of God.” I had, up to that time, closed my Bible and prayed for faith. Now, I open my Bible and begin to study, and faith has been growing ever since!”
– Dwight L. Moody (1837 – 1899) – American Christian preacher, evangelist, publisher, and founder of the Moody Bible Institute

Related Post: Faith Comes

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April 2017

“Human beings, all over the earth, have this curious idea that they ought to behave in a certain way, and they cannot really get rid of it!”
– C. S. Lewis (1898 – 1963) – British novelist, poet, essayist, lecturer, Christian apologist, and author of The Chronicles of Narnia

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April 2017

“No where in the Scriptures, nor in Christian biography, was anyone ever filled with the Spirit, who did not know that he had been. And no where was anyone filled with the Spirit, who did not know when. And no one was ever filled gradually.”
– A. W. Tozer (1897 – 1963) – American Christian pastor, preacher, and author

Related Post: Have You Received the Holy Spirit Since You Believed?

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March 2017

“God still uses flawed human beings to change the world. And if He can use me, He can use you!”
– Katie J. Davis (born 1989) – American missionary to Uganda, author, and founder of Amazima Ministries International

Related Post: Chosen For the Master’s Use

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March 2017

“There are Three Great Truths. First, there is a God. Second, He has spoken to us in the Bible. Third, He means what He says. Oh, the joy of trusting Him!”
– J. Hudson Taylor (1832 – 1905) – British Christian missionary to China and founder of the China Inland Mission

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March 2017

Try to bear patiently with the defects and infirmities of others, whatever they may be, because you also have many a fault which others must endure.”
– Thomas, à Kempis (1380 – 1471) – German Catholic priest of the late midieval period and author of The Imitation of Christ

Related Post: With The Merciful, Father Shows Mercy

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March 2017

There is only one source of truth and that is the Scriptures [the Holy Bible]. There is no other way to be sure that we can escape deception in these days except that we know and personally apply the truth of God’s Word, the Scriptures.”
– Derek Prince (1915 – 2003) – British international Christian Bible teacher, theologian, pastor, and author

Related Post: A Way That Seems Right: Avoiding the Strong Delusion

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February 2017

There are two little words in our language that I want you to always remember – try and trust. You do not know what you can do until you try. And if you will trust God through your trials, then the mountains of imaginary difficulty will vanish as you approach them, and doors will open that you could never have imagined.
– John Williams (1796-1839) – British missionary to the Polynesians in the South Pacific islands

Related Post: Therefore My Heart is Glad

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February 2017

By reading the Scriptures, I am so renewed, that all nature seems renewed around me – the sky seems to be purer, a cooler blue, the trees a deeper green; the whole world is charged with the glory of God.”
– Thomas Merton (1915 – 1968) – American Catholic author and Trappist monk

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February 2017

If you keep my commandments, you shall abide in my love …”
– John 15:10a

Related Post: Abiding in His Love

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February 2017

He that is down need fear no fall, he that is low no pride. He that is humble, ever shall have God to be his guide.”
– John Bunyan (1628-1688) – British Christian preacher, and author of the Christian allegory ‘The Pilgrim’s Progress’

Related Post: The Key to the Holy Spirit’s Guidance

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January 2017

Some people think God does not like to be troubled with our constant coming and asking. The way to trouble God is to not come to Him at all.”
– Dwight L. Moody (1837 – 1899) – American Christian preacher, evangelist, publisher, and founder of the Moody Bible Institute

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January 2017

Because God is absolute truth, I will believe what He says and live accordingly. Because God is love, He is unconditionally committed to my well-being. Because God is merciful, He forgives me of my sins when I sincerely confess them. Because God is righteous, I will live by His standards.”
– William (Bill) Bright (1921 – 2003) – American Christian evangelist and founder of Campus Crusade for Christ ministry

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January 2017

The secret of spiritual success is a hunger that persists. God is looking for hungry, thirsty people.”
– Smith Wigglesworth (1859 – 1947) – British Christian evangelist of the early history of Pentecostalism

Related Post: Blessed Are They Which Do Hunger-Part One

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January 2017

If we have only a few coins, we may carry them lightly, with little concern as to whether we lose them. But if we are aware that we carry a great sum, we will carry it with great care. How much more the treasure of the Holy Spirit within the earthen vessel of our bodies?
– Watchman Nee (1903 – 1972) – Chinese Christian teacher, church leader, and author 

Related Post: Your Body – The Temple of The Living God

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“I am rather inclined to silence, and whether that be wise or not, it is at least more unusual nowadays, to find a man who can hold his tongue than to find one who cannot.”
— Abraham Lincoln

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