When man listens, God speaks; when man obeys, God acts; when man prays, God empowers.
There are two ways to be rich – one in the abundance of your possessions and the other in the fewness of your wants.
The early Christians did not say, in dismay, ‘Look what the world has come to,’ but, in delight, ‘Look what has come to the world!”
Prayer is surrender–surr ender to the will of God and cooperation with that will. If I throw out a boathook from the boat and catch hold of the shore and pull, do I pull the shore to me, or do I pull myself to the shore? Prayer is not pulling God to my will, but the aligning of my will to the will of God.
A Rattlesnake, if Cornered will become so angry it will bite itself. That is exactly what the harboring of hate and resentment against others is — a biting of oneself. We think we are harming others in holding these spites and hates, but the deeper harm is to ourselves.
Surrender the thing you fear into the hands of God. Turn it right over to God and ask Him to solve it with you. Fear is keeping things in your own hands; faith is
turning them over into the hands of God.
You don’t grow old. You get old by not growing.
When we say we begin with God, we begin with our idea of God, and our idea of God is not God. Instead, we ought to begin with God’s idea of God, and God’s idea of God is Christ
When prayer fades out, power fades out. We are as spiritual as we are prayerful; no more, no less.
If you don’t surrender to Christ, you surrender to chaos.
When Satan attacks you, command him in the Name of Jesus to bend his neck. On the back of it you’ll find there’s a nail scarred foot print!
Jesus will meet me today in the person of someone in need-I must not miss him.
An individual gospel without a social gospel is a soul without a body and a social gospel without an individual gospel is a body without a soul. One is a ghost, the other a corpse.
Your capacity to say “No” determines your capacity to say “Yes” to greater things.
To talk with God, no breath is lost. Talk on! To walk with God, no strength is lost. Walk on! To wait on God, no time is lost. Wait on!
The God I find in Christ is a God who overcomes evil with good,
by love, and the world by a cross.
The BIBLE redirects my will, cleanses my emotions, enlightens my mind, and quickens my total being
The Indian is making an amazing discovery, namely that Christianity and Jesus are not the same – that they may have Jesus without the system that has been built up around Him in the West.
The purpose of religion is not so much to get us into heaven, or to keep us out of hell, but to put a little bit of heaven into us, and take the hell out of us. This has always been the greatest responsibility of religion.
The love of God invades me, the peace of God pervades me, the will of God persuades me, and I am wholly His.
Very often when I haven’t faith in my faith, I have to have faith in His faith. He makes me believe in myself and my possibilities, when I simply can’t. I have to rise to His faith in me.
The one supreme business of life is to find God’s plan for your life and live it
If you don’t make up your mind, your unmade mind will unmake you.
While love takes on itself impossible tasks, yet it finds that love lightens all loads. It is the same burden that wings are to a bird, that sails are to a ship. Nothing is hard if done for love’s sweet sake. The yoke of love is easy; the yoke of duty is hard. There is all the difference in the world between being drawn by love and being driven by duty. The task may be the same, but love makes everything light, and duty makes everything drudgery.
A nail-pierced hand holds the sceptre of the universe, and my knees bend before him.