Remember, worldliness is whatever makes sin look normal and righteousness look strange.
Christians are not going to look like everyone else. They are not going to do what everybody else does. They will stand out.
It’s hard to carry a cross without leaving some baggage behind.
“Alas, I may be sinning, for even in the holiest deeds we do there is still sin, but even then God is still forgiving. If indeed you are a believer in Jesus Christ the Lord is at all times forgiving you: as constant as your sin so constant is his forgiveness.”
“Now, remember, you will never know the fullness of Christ until you know the emptiness of everything else but Christ!”
“The sin of doing nothing is about the biggest of all sins, for it involves most of the others.”
“By perseverance the snail reached the ark.”
“Remember that thought is speech before God.”
Imperatives of the Gospel are always rooted in the indicatives of the Gospel (here’s everything I am giving you, so live in a way that is appropriate to the fact that you are redeemed). -SFB
“There are two great certainties about things that shall come to pass—one is that God knows, and the other is that we do not know.” -Spurgeon
Remember this, had any other condition been better for you than the one in which you are, divine love would have put you there. ~Spurgeon
Oh, how pleasant to lean upon an almighty arm, and to commit ourselves without anxiety to the guidance of infinite wisdom and love! -John Newton
“The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms!” Deuteronomy 33:27
“This God is our God for ever and ever! He will be our guide even unto death!” Psalm 48:14
I learned two things from Lord of the Rings. First, you can choose an adventure but you can’t choose what it will cost. Second, an adventure looks like a catastrophe in the middle of it. -Dr. Allman
“So many Christians seek to live the pain-free Christian life. Such a life has no impact.” – Michael Oh
“It is blessed to eat into the very soul of the Bible until, at last, you come to talk in Scriptural language, and your spirit is ﬂavored with the words of the Lord, so that your blood is Bibline and the very essence of the Bible ﬂows from you.” -Spurgeon