Posted by: theedwardsfam | December 31, 2011

Quotes 12.31.11

“Men, we bear a greater burden before God for the well-being of our families, who should flourish under our loving leadership.” Mark Driscoll

“Make sure your children know being a Christian doesn’t mean being a better person, but rather a dead person who has been raised to new life.” Elyse Fitzpatrick

“The Christian is a person who makes it easy for others to believe in God.” Robert Murray M’Cheyne

“No great evangelistic move of God has ever taken place without the rightful wedding of theology and evangelism.” Thom Rainer

“Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.” Robert Louis Stevenson

“I am guilty, but pardoned; lost, but saved; wandering, but found; sinning, but cleansed.” Puritan Prayer

“The beginning of love for the brethren is learning to listen to them.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“True gospel heroes are rarely found on stage, but more often in the front-line trenches of desperately unreached peoples.” David Sitton

“Good leaders create followers. Great leaders create leaders.” Rick Warren

“A missional church thinking outwardly usually is a healthy church inwardly.” Thom Rainer

“Those who think they are humble aren’t.” Thom Rainer

“It is better to read one verse worshipfully than multiple chapters dutifully.” Rick Holland

“Kill my envy, command my tongue, trample down self. Give me grace to be holy, kind, gentle, pure, peaceable.” Puritan prayer

“There’s not one sinful, selfish or stupid thing we’ve done in 2011 which the gospel can’t redeem. 2012 looks good too.” Scotty Smith

“Unless there is within us, that which is above us, we will soon yield to what is around us.” Alfred Gibbs


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