Here, then, is the real problem of our negligence. We fail in our duty to study God's Word not so much because it is difficult to understand, not so much because it is dull and boring, but because it is work. Our problem is not a lack of intelligence or a lack of passion. Our problem is that we are lazy.
- R. C. Sproul
The purpose of Christianity is not to avoid difficulty, but to produce a character adequate to meet it when it comes. It does not make life easy; rather it tries to make us great enough for life.
- James L. Christensen
You might as well try to hear without ears or breathe without lungs, as to try to live a Christian life without the Spirit of God in your heart.
- D.L. Moody
If GOD gave you roses and then you ask, "Why are there no thorns?"
God would just smile and show His bleeding hands saying...
"I took them away, to save you from pain.?
- Author Unknown
Trying to do the Lord's work in your own strength is the most confusing, exhausting, and tedious of all work. But when you are filled with the Holy Spirit, then the ministry of Jesus just flows out of you.
- Corrie ten Boom
A Christian is a keyhole through which other folk see God.
- Robert E. Gibson
I could not say I believe. I know! I have had the experience of being gripped by something that is stronger than myself, something that people call God.
- Carl Jung
Death is not extinguishing the light from the Christian; it is putting out the lamp because the dawn has come.
- Author Unknown
The spirit of Christmas needs to be superseded by the Spirit of Christ. The spirit of Christmas is annual; the Spirit of Christ is eternal. The spirit of Christmas is sentimental; the Spirit of Christ is supernatural. The spirit of Christmas is a human product; the Spirit of Christ is a divine person. That makes all the difference in the world.
- Stuart Briscoe
Trials are medicines which our gracious and wise Physician prescribes because we need them; and he proportions the frequency and weight of them to what the case requires. Let us trust his skill and thank him for his prescription.
- Isaac Newton
The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult and left untried.
- G K Chesterton
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.
- C.S. Lewis
We are too busy to pray, and so we are too busy to have power. We have a great deal of activity, but we accomplish little; many services but few conversions; much machinery but few results.
- R.A. Torrey
Discretion is the salt, and fancy the sugar of life; the one preserves, the other sweetens it.
- John Christian Bovee
If you will protest courageously, and yet with dignity and Christian love, when the history books are written in future generations, the historians will have to pause and say, ?There lived a great people-a black people-who injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization?.
- Martin Luther King Jr.
What the world requires of the Christians is that they should continue to be Christians.
- Samuel Adams