God will not be absent when His people are on trial; he will stand in court as their advocate, to plead on their behalf.
Whatever else may be said of man, this one thing is clear: He is not what he is capable of being.
The Bible tells us to love our neighbors, and also to love our enemies;
probably because generally they are the same people.
There are thoughts which are prayers. There are moments when,
whatever the posture of the body, the soul is on its knees.
I have had prayers answered — most strangely so sometimes — but
I think our heavenly Father's loving-kindness has been even more evident in what He has refused me.
Love is larger than the walls which shut it in.
Don’t bother to give God instructions, just report for duty.
Happiness isn’t something that depends on our surroundings…it’s something we make inside ourselves.
There's nothing like a good crisis to increase my energy and remind me how much I need God.
You don't need to see the way if you follow the one that is the Way.
Resolved, never to do anything, which I should be afraid to do, if it were the last hour of my life.
Live as though Christ died yesterday, rose from the grave today, and is coming back tomorrow.
Between two evils, choose neither; between two goods, choose both.
Yesterday is not ours to recover, but tomorrow is ours to win or lose.
One must always maintain one's connection to the past and yet ceaselessly pull away from it.
The past, with its pleasures, its rewards, its foolishness, its punishments, is there for each of us forever, and it should be.
A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.
Invisible in His own nature [God] became visible in ours. Beyond our grasp, He chose to come within our grasp.
How many observe Christ's birthday! How few, his precepts! O! 'tis easier to keep holidays than commandments.
Faith is unutterable trust in God, trust which never dreams that He will not stand by us.
The love of God is one of the great realities of the universe, a pillar upon which the hope of the world rests.
But it is a personal, intimate thing too. God does not love populations, He loves people. He loves not masses, but men.
All I know is that I am a product of God and all I can do is the best I can to thank Him and honor Him and try to grow in Him, step by step.
God does not give His grace as He gives His sunshine - pouring it out on all alike. He discriminates in spiritual blessings.
He gives strength according to our need. His eye is ever on us in tender, watchful love, and what we need He supplies.
The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.
The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost.
We are perishing for want of wonder, not for want of wonders.
Hope is the power of being cheerful in circumstances that we know to be desperate.
You can never learn that Christ is all you need, until Christ is all you have.
Be assured, if you walk with Him and look to Him, and expect help from Him, He will never fail you.
How can we understand forgiveness if we haven't recognized the depth of our sin?
My liberty as a Christian should always be supremely shackled by the love I am commanded to have towards another.
Nothing takes God by surprise. He knows the future and can therefore guide us through its trackless ways.
The Gospel is a universal language that crosses the barriers of time to impact the lives of ordinary people.