Apples Of GoldProverbs 25:11: A word fitly spoken is like apples of gold in pictures of silver.
Thy Word, the best seller of all books, remains among us the great unread, the great unbelieved and the great ignored.
John 7:38: He that believeth on me, as the scripture hath said, out of his belly shall flow rivers of living water. Ephesians 5:8: For ye were sometimes darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light:
J. R. Miller:
We do not realize the importance of the unconscious part of our life ministry. It goes on continually. In every greeting we give to another on the street, in every moment*s conversation, in every letter we write, in every contact with other lives, there is a subtle influence that goes from us that often reaches further, and leaves a deeper impression than the things themselves that we are doing at the time. It is not so much what we do in this world as what we are, that tells in spiritual results and impressions.
Take Heed Lest You Fall
1 Corinthians 10:12: Wherefore let him that thinketh he standeth take heed lest he fall.
Angels fell in Heaven, Adam in paradise and Peter in Christ*s presence.
Wait upon the Lord but don*t keep Him waiting.
Individuals who want a God who does not change them want a church that will not change them.
Do you want to obey the Lord or do you want Him to obey you?
If we are too busy to pray, we are far busier than we have any right to be.
When you feel like you are a weak Christian, remember this: 2 Corinthians 12:9-10: And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.10 Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ*s sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.
It is better to die in the will of God than live outside it.
The problem with some folks isn*t that they talk too much, the problem is that they say too little.
One cannot exclude God from his life and then find Him in eternity.
Colossians 3:17a: And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus,
Do little things as if they were great, because of the majesty of the Lord Jesus, who dwells in thee; and do great things as if they were little and easy, because of His omnipotence.
Galatians 1:3-4: Grace be to you and peace from God the Father, and from our Lord Jesus Christ, 4 Who gave himself for our sins, that he might deliver us from this present evil world, according to the will of God and our Father:
A. J. Gordon:
Attachment to Christ is the only secret of detachment from the world.
2 Timothy 2:15: Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
Have thy tools ready; God will find thee work.