Thursday, July 26, 2012
Favorite Quotes Part 2
"we may as well face it:the whole level of spirituality among us is low.we have measured ourselves by ourselves until the incentive to seek higher plateaus in the things of the spirit is all but gone ..... We have imitated the world, sought popular favor, manufactured delights to substitute for the joy of the Lord and produced a cheap and synthetic power to substitute for the power of the holy ghost. "
"we are not all we were made to be when everything in our lives and churches can be explained apart from the work and presence of the spirit of God"
Francis Chan (Forgotten God)
"I'm not against topical preaching as long as its done exegetically."
"Grant me to say things helpful to salvation "
"It is a poor sermon that gives no offense; that neither makes the hearer displeased with himself nor with the preacher."
"let the man who would hear God speak read the holy scripture "
"peace if possible, truth at all costs"
"So great and boundless is God's wisdom that he knows right well how to use evil instruments to do good"
"If we desire our faith to be strengthened, we should not shrink from opportunities where our faith may be tried, and therefore, through trial, be strengthened"
"wether to heaven or hell you bend , God will have glory in the end "