“We who are strong ought to bear with the failings of the weak and not to please ourselves” Romans 15:1
Here are some selected quotations as food for thought. They’ve helped me in my Christian pilgrimage. I don’t know their sources (except for the last one) and can only thankfully acknowledge that others originated them.
You can give without loving, but you can’t love without giving.
Pray as if everything depended on God and work as if everything depended on you.
It is better to think without speaking than to speak without thinking.
When you’re down to nothing, God is up to something!
You have to go outside the box to grow.
Some Christians give to the Lord’s work weekly – others give weakly.
Never let yesterday use up too much of today.
I’m too blessed to be stressed.
The level of relationship you have with a person determines the level of correction you can bring to a person.
More often children need an example to follow than a hand to correct.
The task ahead of you is never as great as the power behind you.
The shortest distance between a problem and a solution is the distance between your knees and the floor.
Evangelism is loving men and women too much to allow them to go to hell.
Jesus is God spelt in a language that all men can understand.
If your Bible is falling apart, it’s unlikely that your life will too.
Others will know what Christ can do for them when they see what He’s done for you.
Prayer is taking hold of the willingness of God.
If you’re not making a mistake every now and again you’re not learning.
It’s not so much our ability as our availability that God is looking for.
Anxiety is often the measure of a man’s distance from his God.
Of what good is the pleasure of the cruise if the boat’s heading for the falls?
There’s a generation waiting on the other side of your obedience.
Generosity is giving away what you could use yourself.
When God kicks your feet from under you it’s usually because He wants you on your knees.
It’s better to talk to God about men before talking to men about God.
Humility is keeping your eyes off another’s shortcomings and fixing them on your own.
Seven words with which to destroy a church: “We’ve always done it this way before!”
If there’s disease and disharmony in the Body no new babes will be born.
You never get a second chance to make a good first impression.
“We who are strong ought to bear with the failings of the weak and not to please ourselves” Romans 15:1.