The remarkable thing about fearing God is that when you fear God you fear nothing else, whereas if you do not fear God you fear everything else.
Books are the blessed chloroform of the mind.
You will never cease to be the most amazed person on earth at what God has done for you on the inside.
It is impossible to get exhausted in work for God. We get exhausted because we try to do Gods work in our own way.
Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand at the time.
I have learnt that I am me, that I can do the things that, as one might put it, me can do, but I cannot do the things that me would like to do.
If in preaching the gospel you substitute your knowledge of the way of salvation for confidence in the power of the gospel, you hinder people from getting to reality.
The life of faith is not a life of mounting up with wings, but a life of walking and not fainting.
The sense of mystery must always be, for mystery means being guided by obedience to Someone Who knows more than I do.
Am I as spontaneously kind to God as I used to be, or am I only expecting God to be kind to me? Am I full of the little things that cheer His heart over me, or am I whimpering because things are going hardly with me? There is no joy in the soul that has forgotten what God prizes.
Don't forget to pray today because God did not forget to wake you up this morning.
God always ignores the present perfection for the ultimate perfection.
Worship is giving God the best that He has given you. Be careful what you do with the best you have, Whenever you get a blessing from God, give it back to Him as a love gift. Take time to meditate before God and offer the blessing back to Him in a deliberate act of worship.
If through a broken heart God can bring His purposes to pass in the world, then thank Him for breaking your heart.
We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties.
God never gives us discernment in order that we may criticize, but that we may intercede.
We are built for the valley, for the ordinary stuff we are in, and that is where we have to prove our mettle.
There is no joy in the soul that has forgotten what God prizes.
The sympathy which is reverent with what it cannot understand is worth its weight in gold. 69 L
When God gets us alone through suffering, heartbreak, temptation, disappointment, sickness, or by thwarted friendship - when He gets us absolutely alone, and we are totally speechless, unable to ask even one question, then He begins to teach us.
The author who benefits you most is not the one who tells you something you did not know before, but the one who gives expression to the truth that has been dumbly struggling in you for utterance.
What hinders me from hearing is that I am taken up with other things. It is not that I will not hear God, but I am not devoted in the right place. I am devoted to things, to service, to convictions, and God may say what He likes but I do not hear Him.
The institutions of Churchianity are not Christianity. An institution is a good thing if it is second; immediately an institution recognizes itself it becomes the dominating factor.
Tolerating a wrong attitude toward another person causes you to follow the spirit of the devil, no matter how saintly you are.
If we were never depressed we should not be alive; it is the nature of a crystal never to be depressed.