Some of My Favorite Quotes–Guest Post by Kelsey

“One of these days some simple soul will pick up the Book of God, read it, and believe it. Then the rest of us will be embarrassed.” -Leonard Ravenhill
“The next moment is as much beyond our grasp, and as much in God’s care, as that a hundred years away. Care for the next minute is as foolish as care for a day in the next thousand years. In neither can we do anything, in both God is doing everything.”-C. S. Lewis
“I used to ask God to help me. Then I asked if I might help Him. I ended up by asking Him to do His work through me.”–Hudson Taylor
“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.” -Jim Elliot
“A true servant is someone who continues to serve even if they are treated like a servant.”
“What kind of a God is it who asks everything of us?  The same God who ‘…did not spare His own Son, but gave Him up for us all; and with this gift how can He fail to lavish upon us all He has to give?’
He gives all.
He asks all.”
-Elisabeth Elliot 
“If my life is broken when given to Jesus, it is because pieces will feed a multitude while a loaf will satisfy only a little lad.” -Ruth Stull, quoted by Elisabeth Elliot

“Beware of reasoning about God’s Word–obey it.” -Oswald Chambers

“He who has God and everything else has no more than he who has God only.”  (quoted by C.S. Lewis in “the Weight of Glory”)

“Those who catch the vision are ready to follow the Lamb wherever He leads, and as they follow, in this spirit of joyful adventure, their path becomes clear before them and they are given power to fulfill their high calling.  They are those who have the courage to break through conventionalities, who care not at all what the world thinks of them, because they are entirely taken up with the reality of Christ.” -Bishop Bardley, quoted by Leslie Ludy

“Notice, we never pray for folks we gossip about, and we never gossip about the folk for whom we pray! For prayer is a great deterrent.” -Leonard Ravenhill

“Lord, make me what You would be
if You lived in person where i do.” -Ann Kiemel, YES
“You get more done in 4 hours of work and one hour of prayer than in 5 hours of work.” 
-George Muller

“Satan pays little attention to our strivings and our efforts, but trembles when we are on our knees in PRAYER.” -Jennifer Lamp

“Live as if Christ died yesterday,
rose this morning, and is coming back again tomorrow.”
-Martin Luther
“real success is willingness to accept God’s place for us today.  realizing that the world’s evaluation of us is very different from God’s.  His way of rating our success is to test our hearts…does He live in the center…are we willing to give each day our 200 percent best?  nothing less?”  -Ann Kiemel, YES
“Wherever you are, be all there. Live to the hilt every situation you believe to be the will of God.”
-Jim Elliot
“Resolved, never to do anything which I would be afraid to do if it were the last hour of my life.”  -Jonathan Edwards
 “Lord, make me a crisis man. Let me not be a mile-post on a single road, but make me a fork that men must turn one way or another in facing Christ in me.” -Jim Elliot

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5 Replies to “Some of My Favorite Quotes–Guest Post by Kelsey”

  1. I come across your blog and I'm glad, I like your site and this collection of quotes is what I love most, especially this one, “I used to ask God to help me. Then I asked if I might help Him. I ended up by asking Him to do His work through me.”–Hudson Taylor

    By the way, I added you on my blog list. Wish you have a wonderful day and thanks for sharing your talent.

  2. Thank you for such an inspirational collection!
    May God bless your ministry for Him and give you much eternal fruit.

    One of my favorite quotes is:
    “Forgive me for being so ordinary while claiming to know such an extraordinary God.” – Jim Elliot

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