Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Quotes of the Week

Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks. -  Phillips Brooks

God sovereignly decreed that man should be free to exercise moral choice, and man from the beginning has fulfilled that decree by making his choice between good and evil. Man's will is free because God is sovereign. A God less sovereign could not bestow moral freedom upon His creatures. He would be afraid to do so. -  A.W. Tozer

The voice of God is a friendly voice. No one need fear to listen to it unless he has already made up his mind to resist it. -  Tozer

The gospel comes to the sinner at once, with nothing short of complete forgiveness; as the starting-point of all his efforts to be holy. It does not say, "Go and sin no more, and I will not condemn thee." It says at once, "Neither do I condemn thee, Go and sin no more." -  Horatius Bonar

There is no worse screen to block out the Spirit than confidence in our own intelligence. -  John Calvin

Faith is the acknowledgment of the entire absence of all goodness in us, and the recognition of the cross as the substitute for all the want on our part. The whole work is His, not ours, from first to last. -  Horatius Bonar

We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we don't need to tell anybody it does. Lighthouses don't fire cannons to call attention to their shining - they just shine. -  DL Moody

God is like the sun. You cannot look at it, but without it, you can't look at anything else.  -  GK Chesterton

Sincerity makes the very least person to be of more value than the most talented hypocrite. -  Charles Spurgeon

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