Faith enables us to move through the storms carrying our calm with us.
Humility is the Christian's greatest honor; the higher men climb, the farther they are from heaven.
If there is one characteristic more than others that contemporary public worship needs to
recapture it is this awe before the surpassingly great and gracious God.
Once you've experienced the awesomeness of God, from then on you come to expect it.
The true character of ministry is a servant's heart.
A gem cannot be polished without friction; the child of God cannot be perfected without adversity.
If we are going to worship in Spirit, we must develop a spirit of worship.
God is not moved or impressed with our worship until our hearts are moved and impressed by Him.
God doesn't want us to know that He is faithful just because the Bible says so, but He wants to show Himself faithful in our lives.
God didn't promise day without pain, laughter without sorrow, sun without rain. But He did promise strength for the day, comfort for tears and light for the way.
He who is threatened by another's faith, is not secure in his own.
But all the wickedness in the world that man may do or think is no more to the mercy of God than a live coal dropped in the sea.
The mark of a saint is not perfection, but consecration. A saint is not a man without faults, but a man who has given himself without reserve to God.
Faith is the highest passion in a human being. Many in every generation may not come that far, but none comes further.
Sin is not an unfortunate slip or a regrettable act; it is a posture of defiance against a holy God.
When a person's faith seems to collapse without warning, one can be sure it has been the result of inner conflicts — the termites of disobedience.
Faith is the conviction that God knows more than we do about this life and He will get us through it.
Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want. It is the belief that God will do what is right.
To lead the orchestra, you have to turn your back on the crowd.
Lower your expectations of earth. This isn't Heaven, so don't expect it to be.
Feed your fears and your faith will starve. Feed your faith, and your fears will.
Sometimes God allows what he hates to accomplish what he loves.
You change your life by changing your heart.
Good is not always God's will, but God's will is always good.
When one tries to increase his knowledge by doing mental gymnastics
over books without waiting upon God and looking to the guidance of the Holy Spirit, his soul is plainly in full swing.
This will deplete his spiritual life. Because the fall of man was occasioned by seeking knowledge, God uses the foolishness of the
cross to "destroy the wisdom of the wise.
A drowning man cannot be saved until he is utterly exhausted and ceases to make the slightest effort to save himself.
Man's thought is always of the punishment that will come to him if he sins. God's thought is
always of the glory man will miss if he sins. God's purpose for redemption is glory, glory, glory.
The Spirit is both a builder and a dweller. He cannot dwell where he has not built; He builds to dwell and dwells in only what he has built.
God is in the hypocrite's mouth, but the world is in his heart.
It is doubtful whether God can bless a man greatly until He has hurt him deeply.
Any faith that must be supported by the evidence of the senses is not real faith.
Lord, I am willing to break MY heart that I might satisfy THY heart.