Quotes, November 2, 2011

“If dependence is God’s agenda, then weakness is actually our advantage.” – Alistair Begg

“If you fear that God has no great plans for you and you are looking for signs and wonders to confirm His presence, just stop and look in the mirror and you will see one of His greatest miracles!” – Bob Perks

“Pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in our pains. It is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.” – C. S. Lewis

“Continue seeking Him with seriousness. Unless he wanted you, you would not be wanting Him.” – C.S. Lewis

“If you are succeeding without suffering, it is because others before you have suffered; if you are suffering without succeeding, it is that others after you may succeed.” – Edward Judson

“God is God. Because He is God, He is worthy of my trust and obedience. I will find rest nowhere but in His holy will, a will that is unspeakably beyond my largest notions of what He is up to.” – Elisabeth Elliot

“When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.” – Peter Marshall

“Treat cares as you treat sins. Hand them over to Jesus one by one as they occur. Commit them to Him. Roll them upon Him. Make them His. By an act of faith look to Him, saying, ‘This, Lord, and this, and this, I cannot bear. Thou hast taken my sins: take my cares: I lay them upon Thee, and trust Thee to do for me all, and more than all, I need. I will trust and not be afraid.’” – F.B. Meyer

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