Posted by: theedwardsfam | December 15, 2011

Quotes 12.15.11

Here are some of the quotes that I have seen recently that either encouraged, challenged or made me think. Hope they do the same to you! Enjoy!

If you applaud young people risking their lives for country, but resist them risking their lives on mission, you may not believe the gospel. Unknown

God compels some to go as martyr missionaries to unreached nations and others to stay and be financial martyrs to send them. David Sitton

Put your ear down to the Bible, and hear Him bid you go and pull sinners out of the fire of sin. William Booth

There’s plenty to laugh at in the world—but be sure you don’t laugh at something that God takes seriously. A.W. Tozer

The gates of Hades, the powers of death, will prevail against every institution but one, the church. John Piper

I have but 1 candle of life to burn & I would rather burn it out in a land filled with darkness than in a land flooded with light J.Falconer

A prophetic voice defends & advocates for the weak & vulnerable, whether they are unborn, undocumented, or unemployed. Matt Hall

I’m not afraid of failure; I’m afraid of succeeding at things that don’t matter. William Carey (Missionary to India, 1761-1834)

There is no such thing as a closet Christian; we’re to bear witness to the world of our commitment to Christ and not hide it. R.C. Sproul

Jesus didn’t come for a short-term mission. He spent 33 years–& 30 of that was “learning the language” & culture he was in.  @justindlong

One crucial means of finding your gifts is to get into the body of Christ and serve and listen to what people say you are fruitful at. John Piper

If we are to survive and go on preaching in an atmosphere of controversy, there comes a point where you have done your best to weight the claims of your critics and take them to heart and must now say, “By the grace of God, I am what I am.” And bring an end to the deranging second-guessing that threatens to destroy the very soul. John Piper

I’d rather be a Proverbs 31 woman then a Victoria Secret model. Megan Brice

If by excessive labour, we die before reaching the average age of man, worn out in the Master’s service, then glory be to God, we shall have so much less of earth and so much more of Heaven! Charles Spurgeon

It is our duty and our privilege to exhaust our lives for Jesus. We are not to be living specimens of men in fine preservation, but living sacrifices, whose lot is to be consumed. Charles Spurgeon

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