My Favorite Quotes

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Only God can turn a mess into a message, a test into a testimony, a trial into a triumph, and a victim into a victory.

 January 2013 Quotes

Make a difference. Don’t be satisfied with making a point. – Andy Stanley

Thinking is the hardest thing there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it. – Henry Ford

When you come to the end of your rope, tie a knot and hang on. – FDR

A man is not finished when he’s defeated; he’s finished when he quits.  – Richard Nixon

We are continually faced by great opportunities brilliantly disguised as insoluble problems. – Lee Iacocca

I’d rather attempt to do something great and fail than to attempt to do nothing and succeed. – Robert Schuller

December 2013 Quotes

You may not be able to change the world but you can change the world for one person.

“Scars remind us of where we’ve been. They don’t have to dictate where we’re going.” – Rossi on Criminal Minds

Sometimes the most spiritual thing you can do is just hang in there. – Mark Batterson

Men are never duly touched and impressed with a conviction of their insignificance until they have contrasted themselves with the majesty of God. – John Calvin

Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in the fruit basket. (unknown)

“Christianity has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult and left untried.” G. K. Chesterton

The greatest thing is to be found at one’s post as a child of God, living each day as though it were our last, but planning as though our world might last a hundred years.  C. S.  Lewis

A little lie is like a little pregnancy it doesn’t take long before everyone knows.  C. S.  Lewis

Never undertake anything for which you wouldn’t have the courage to ask the blessing of heaven.  G. C. Lichtenberg

The vinedresser is never nearer the branches then when he is pruning them.  David Jeremiah

It is impossible for a man to be freed from the habit of sin before he hates it, just as it is impossible to receive forgiveness before confessing his trespasses…  Ignatius

Few souls understand what God would accomplish in them if they were to abandon themselves unreservedly to Him and if they were to allow His grace to mold them accordingly.   Ignatius

How do you convince a world that God is alive? By His aliveness in your life, by His work in producing reality in your experience.  Howard G. Hendricks

Dusty Bibles always lead to dirty lives. In fact, you are either in the Word and the Word is conforming you to the image of Jesus Christ, or you are in the world and the world is squeezing you into its mold.  Howard G. Hendricks

Sometimes your medicine bottle has on it, “shake well before using.” That is what God has to do with some of His people. He has to shake them well before they are ever usable.   Vance Havner

A wife who is 85% faithful to her husband is not faithful at all. There is no such thing as part-time loyalty to Jesus Christ.  Vance Havner

If we truly love people, we will desire for them far more than it is within our power to give them, and this will lead us to prayer: Intercession is a way of loving others.   Richard J. Foster

He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose. Jim Elliot

Lord, whatever you want, wherever you want it, and whenever you want it, that’s what I want. Richard Baxter

Those who know God the best are the richest and most powerful in prayer. Little acquaintance with God, and strangeness and coldness to Him, make prayer a rare and feeble thing. E. M. Bounds

When thou prayest, rather let thy heart be without words than thy words be without heart. John Bunyan

Pray often, for prayer is a shield to the soul, a sacrifice to God. and a scourge for Satan.  John Bunyan

Men do not differ much about what things they call evils; they differ enormously about what evils they will call excusable. G. K. Chesterton

Tolerance is the virtue of those who don’t believe anything. G. K. Chesterton

The devil is not terribly frightened of our human efforts and credentials. But he knows his kingdom will be damaged when we begin to lift up our hearts to God.
Jim Cymbala

Holiness has never been the driving force of the majority. It is, however, mandatory for anyone who wants to enter the kingdom. Elisabeth Elliot

You’re rich if you’ve had a meal today. Billy Graham

God never promises to remove us from our struggles. He does promise, however, to change the way we look at them. Max Lucado

The question in salvation is not whether Jesus is Lord, but whether we are submissive to His lordship. John MacArthur

The greatest thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother. And the greatest thing a mother can do for her children is to love their father. Josh McDowell

I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had absolutely no other place to go.  Abraham Lincoln

Don’t pray when it rains if you don’t pray when the sun shines.  Satchel Paige

Prayers not felt by us are seldom heard by God.  Philip Henry

Our prayers lay the track down which God’s power can come. Like a mighty locomotive, his power is irresistible, but it cannot reach us without rails.  Watchman Nee

Only those who see the invisible can attempt the impossible. Dick Eastman

The greatest tragedy of life is not unanswered prayer, buy unoffered prayer.   F.B. Meyer

Heaven is full of answers to prayer for which no one bothered to ask.   Billy Graham

People who live in prayer mode see opportunities that other people don’t notice. People who don’t live in prayer mode are opportunity blind….Prayer has a way of helping us recognize that what we might dismiss as human accidents are really divine appointments. Mark Batterson

Talking to men for God is a great thing, but talking to God for men is greater still.   E.M. Bounds

God speaks in the silence of the heart.  Listening is the beginning of prayer.  Mother Teresa

One thought on “My Favorite Quotes

  1. nathandavidsmith on said:

    wow. You can tell a lot about a man depending on who he quotes. You quote the best.

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