I have held many things in my hands, and have lost them all; but whatever I have placed in God's hands, that I still possess.
We need never shout across the spaces to an absent God. He is nearer than our own soul, closer than our most secret thoughts.
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.
We read not that Christ ever exercised force but once; and that was to drive profane ones out of his Temple, not to force them in.
We are all pencils in the hand of a writing God, who is sending love letters to the world.
Christianity isn't all that complicated-it's Jesus.
We must alter our lives in order to alter our hearts, for it is impossible to live one way and pray another.
What is it to serve God and to do His will? Nothing else than to show mercy to our neighbor.
For it is our neighbor who needs our service; God in heaven needs it not.
Sin is like quicksand: Your own efforts only make you sink deeper. Only an outside hand can pull you out.
The man who refuses to forgive destroys the bridge over which he himself must cross.
All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.
The task ahead of us is never as great as the power behind us.
Sins are like circles in the water when a stone is thrown into it; one produces another. When anger was in Cain's heart, murder was not far off.
If one first gives himself to the Lord, all other giving is easy.
Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservations.
God doesn't call people who are qualified. He calls people who are willing, and then He qualifies them.
Religion is hanging around the cross, Christianity is hanging on the cross.
God loves us the way we are but He loves us too much to leave us that way.
In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.
Intercessory prayer might be defined as loving our neighbor on our knees.
Preach the gospel everyday; if necessary, use words.
Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks.
Then the doing of your work shall be no miracle, but you yourself shall be the miracle.
Real authority is the power to serve.
Wherever riches have increased, the essence of religion has decreased in the same proportion.
Christ is not valued at all unless He is valued above all.
Trust the past to God's mercy, the present to God's love and the future to God's providence.
Over the long run, love's power to forgive is stronger than hate's power to get even.
The world says, The more you take, the more you have. Christ says, the more you give, the more you are.
Let your hook always be cast. In the pool where you least expect it, will be a fish.
Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these: "It might have been!"
The modern church rejects the outcasts of society where as these very outcasts were the very ones who were drawn to Jesus.