Friday, January 31, 2020

You say God is silent, and other quotes

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“You say God is silent, but I notice your Bible is closed.”

“Jesus never comes when or how you expect.” -- Kris Minefee

“The Pastor ought to have two voices; one, for gathering the sheep; and another for warding off and driving away the wolves.” -- John Calvin

“Music can cure things meditation never will.” -- Unknown

“The Holy Spirit’s main ministry is not to give thrills but to create in us Christlike character.” -- J. I. Packer

“You can’t drive with the brakes on.” -- Mark Foreman

“To build a strong team, you must see someone else’s strength as a complement to your weakness and not a threat to your position or authority.” -- Christine Caine

“The ministry is often a soft place that provides a soft landing for men of soft hands and a softer intellect.” -- Unknown

“The man who stands with God is always in the majority.” -- John Knox

“When you pray, rather let your heart be without words then your words without heart.” -- John Bunyan

“Life takes us to unexpected places; love brings us home.” -- Unknown

“If wishes were horses, then beggars would ride.” -- Nursery rhyme

“Our worship leader is Christ.” -- Sinclair Ferguson

“No man is a failure who has friends.” -- Clarence the Angel, in It’s a Wonderful Life

“Use your judgment more than your fancy. Flowers are well enough, but hungry souls prefer bread. To allegorize with Origen may make men stare at you, but your work is to fill men's mouths with truth, not to open them with wonder.” -- Charles Haddon Spurgeon, Commenting and Commentaries

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