It is now possible to live a “Christian life” without doing the things that Jesus commanded us to do. We have hired people to go into all the world, to visit those in prison, to feed the hungry, to clothe the naked, and to care for widows and orphans, so the average Christian doesn’t have to do it.
– Cal Thomas
Sympathy is no substitute for action.
– David Livingstone
Give me one hundred preachers who fear nothing but sin and desire nothing but God, and I care not a straw whether they be ordained preachers or laymen, such will shake the gates of hell and set up the kingdom of heaven on earth.
– John Wesley
As a large fire begins with kindling of small twigs and branches, even so a large revival is preceded by the prayers of a few hidden seemingly insignificant souls.
– Gary Amirault
To silence a preacher from preaching judgment is like being awakened from sleep by a fire alarm, and then just silencing the alarm and going back to sleep.
If I am content to heal a hurt slightly, saying “peace, peace” when there is no peace; if I forget the poignant word to let love be without hypocrisy and blunt the edge of truth, speaking not right things but smooth things, then I know noting of Calvary love.
– Amy Carmichael