Christian Quotes: Brother Lawrence

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Many things are possible for the person who has hope. Even more is possible for the person who has faith. And still more is possible for the person who knows how to love. But everything is possible for the person who practices all three virtues.” 

Brother Lawrence

“And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.”

1 Corinthians 13:13

Christian Quotes: John C. Broger

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“The hope that God has provided for you is not merely a wish. Neither is it dependent on other people, possessions, or circumstances for its validity. Instead, biblical hope is an application of your faith that supplies a confident expectation in God’s fulfillment of His promises. Coupled with faith and love, hope is part of the abiding characteristics in a believer’s life.”
John C. Broger
“Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful.”
Hebrews 10:23

Today’s Worship Walk: Deuteronomy 7:9

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“Know therefore that the Lord your God is God; he is the faithful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commandments.”

Deuteronomy 7:9

In my Bible read through I’ve just finished Lamentations. It was a terrible time for Israel, because they were receiving punishment for their continued disobedience. I struggle with reading about destruction of Jerusalem and the horrible fates of the people. But this time, three things about our Lord became clearer to me than ever before. They’re helping me keep the right perspective as I read:

God’s Righteousness is clearly shown in all the evidence He presents to the nation through His prophets. Their lack of love for Him is more apparent with every heartsick accusation He makes. Sin like that cannot go unpunished.

God’s Love shines through even the most awful prophecies over Israel. Sprinkled through Isaiah and Jeremiah’s books are comforting reassurances that God is not letting go of them. He cannot totally forsake His own.

God’s Faithfulness comes out in the midst of harshest words. Like the eye of a storm, God provides the prophets with hopeful visions of a future time when He will restore Israel and Judah. He longingly looks forward to that day.

I want to glimpses of God’s heart inspire me in my daily worship. What’s the best way to respond to that faithful love I already have from Him? 

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Christian Quotes: John Newton

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“If the Lord be with us, we have no cause of fear. His eye is upon us, His arm over us, His ear open to our prayer – His grace sufficient, His promise unchangeable.”
John Newton

“The Lord watches over you – the Lord is your shade at your right hand; the sun will not harm you by day, nor the moon by night. The Lord will keep you from all harm –

he will watch over your life; the Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore.”

Psalm 121:5-8

Christian Quotes: Max Lucado

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After a hard day scrambling to find your way around in the world, it’s assuring to come home to a place you know. God can be equally familiar to you. With time you can learn where to go for nourishment, where to hide for protection , where to turn for guidance. Just as your earthly house is a place of refuge, so God’s house is a place of peace.”

Max Lucado
“Better is one day in your courts than a thousand elsewhere; I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of the wicked. For the LORD God is a sun and shield; the LORD bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless. O LORD Almighty, blessed is the man who trusts in you.” 
Psalm 84:10-12

Christian Quotes: R.C. Sproul

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“It is fashionable in some academic circles to exercise scholarly criticism of the Bible. In so doing, scholars place themselves above the Bible and seek to correct it. If indeed the Bible is the Word of God, nothing could be more arrogant. It is God who corrects us; we don’t correct Him. We do not stand over God but under Him.”

R.C. Sproul

“And we also thank God continually because, when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as a human word, but as it actually is, the word of God, which is indeed at work in you who believe.”

1 Thessalonians 2:13

Christian Quotes: Corrie Ten Boom

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“Gather the riches of God’s promises. Nobody can take away from you those texts from the Bible which you have learned by heart.”

Corrie Ten Boom

 

“Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.”

Colossians 3:16

Christian Quotes: Stephen F. Olford

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“Be the man of God who takes time to be holy, speaks oft with his Lord, abides in Him only, and feeds on His Word. God grant that this may be true of you. You cannot tell me you have surrendered to God, that Jesus Christ is Lord of your life, or that you know the fullness of the Holy Spirit unless you have your manna in the morning.”

Stephen F. Olford

 

You, God, are my God,
    earnestly I seek you;
I thirst for you,
    my whole being longs for you,
in a dry and parched land
    where there is no water.”

Psalm 63:1

Christian Quotes: Oswald Chambers

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“When we get into difficult circumstances, we impoverish His ministry by saying, ‘Of course, He can’t do anything about this.’ We struggle to reach the bottom of our own well, trying to get water for ourselves. Beware of sitting back, and saying, ‘It can’t be done.’ You will know it can be done if you will look to Jesus. The well of your incompleteness runs deep, but make the effort to look away from yourself and to look toward Him.”

Oswald Chambers

 

” ‘Do not fear, for I have redeemed you;
    I have summoned you by name; you are mine.
When you pass through the waters,
    I will be with you;
and when you pass through the rivers,
    they will not sweep over you.
When you walk through the fire,
    you will not be burned;
    the flames will not set you ablaze.
For I am the Lord your God,
    the Holy One of Israel, your Savior…’ “

Psalm 43:1-3