John Wesley: “Pass smoothly over the perverseness of those you have to do with, and go straight forward. It is abundantly sufficient that you have the testimony of a good conscience toward God.”


George Goldtrap: Some people are kind, polite and sweet-spirited – until you try to get into their pew.


C. E. Macartney: “You cannot at one and the same time be painting the features of Christ into your own life, and painting another face with the colors of enmity and hatred.”


William Arthur Ward: “We are most like beasts when we kill. We are most like men when we judge. We are most like God when we forgive.”


A. W. Tozer “One hundred religious persons knit into a unity by careful organization do not constitute a church any more than eleven dead men make a football team. The first requisite is life, always.“-


C. S. Lewis: “Joy is the serious business of heaven.


Lewis Sperry Chafer: “Anyone can devise a plan by which good people may go to Heaven. Only God can devise a plan whereby sinners, who are His enemies, can go to Heaven.”


Maltbie Davenport Babcock: “May death be no more than the bell that sounds when school is over, and going home, may I find that I had laid up my treasure in the right place.”


John Dyer: “A man may go to heaven without health, without riches, without honors, without learning, without friends, but he can never go there without Christ.”


R. W. Dale: “The man who has received this great deliverance is no longer a convict, painfully observing all prison rules with the hope of shortening his sentence, but a child in the home of God.”


Thomas Fuller: “Birds are entangled by their feet, and men by their tongues.”


George Whitefield: “Take care of your life, and the Lord will take care of your death.”


Charles Hodge: “It is important that when we come to die we have nothing to do but to die.”


Robert G. Lee: “For a Christian man to go home to God is like a soldier coming home from hard warfare, from the whine of bullets and the boom of cannons to the home of loving voices.”


Robert T. Ketcham: “Never another hill to climb. Never another dangerous mountain passage. Never another scalding, bitter tear. Never another pang of heartache and heartbreak. . . .Gone—gone forever are these, and now, forever only Him.”


Helmut Thielicke: “When God forgives us for hitting Him with a club we should manage to put up with the pin pricks we get from our fellows.”


C. H. Spurgeon: “A man’s contentment is in his mind, not in the extent of his possessions. Alexander the Great, with all the world at his feet, cries for another world to conquer.”


Dietrich Bonhoeffer: “Give me such love for God and men as will blot out all hatred and bitterness.”


Thomas Spurgeon: “He that made your heart, knows how to comfort it.”


J. R. Miller: “Nothing does so much to help those who suffer as to know that somebody cares.”


Keith Miller: The way to love someone is to lightly run your finger over that person’s soul until you find a crack, and then gently pour your love into that crack.


Francois Fenelon: It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are, the more gentle and quiet we become toward the defects of others.


Barbara Cameron: “Worrying is arrogant because God knows what He’s doing.”


Robert D. Jones: Your Redeemer is bigger than your past.


Archbishop William Temple: “One of the mistakes Christians are fond of making is trying to be more spiritual than God.”


William Arthur Ward: Forgiveness is the key that unlocks the door of resentment and the handcuffs of hate. It is a power that breaks the chains of bitterness and the shackles of selfishness.


J.C. Ryle: Our Lord has many weak children in his family, many dull pupils in his school, many raw soldiers in his army, many lame sheep in his flock. Yet he bears with them all, and casts none away. Happy is that Christian who has learned to do likewise with his brethren.


Jerry Bridges: For the believer all pain has meaning; all adversity is profitable. There is no question that adversity is difficult. It usually takes us by surprise and seems to strike where we are most vulnerable. To us it often appears completely senseless and irrational, but to God none of it is either senseless or irrational. He has a purpose in every pain He brings or allows in our lives. We can be sure that in some way He intends it for our profit and His glory.


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