Friday, July 4, 2008

Quotes for World Christians

Quotes for "World Christians":

The spirit of Christ is the spirit of missions. The nearer we get to Him, the more intensely missionary we become. Henry Martyn (1781-1812)

In the vast plain of the north [in Africa] I have sometimes seen, in the morning sun, the smoke of a thousand villages where no missionary has ever been. Robert Moffat (1795-1883)

All that I am I owe to Jesus Christ, revealed to me in His divine book. David Livingsone (1813-1873)

I have but one candle of life to burn, and I would rather burn it out in a land filled with darkness than in a land flooded with light. John Keith Falconer

I look upon this world as a wrecked vessel. God has given me a lifeboat and said to me,"Moody, save all you can." D. L. Moody (1837-1899)

Some wish to live within the sound of a chapel bell; I wish to run a rescue mission within a yard of hell. C.T. Studd (1862-1931)

Defend the Bible? I would as soon defend a lion! Unchain it and it will defend itself. Charles H. Spurgeon (1834-1892)

The Scriptures teach us the best way of living, the noblest way of suffering, and the most comfortable way of dying. John Flavel (17th century Puritan)

The name of Christ-the one great word-well worth all languages in earth or heaven. G. Bailey

Great is truth and shall prevail. Thomas Brooks (1608-1680)

Whatever men may think of religion, the historic fact is, that in proportion as the institutions of Christianity lose their hold upon the multitudes, the fabric of society is in peril. A.T. Pierson (Africa Inland Mission)

For man plans, but God arranges. Thomas A Kempis (ca. 1380-1471)

Live near to God, and so all things will appear to you little in comparison with eternal realities. Robert M. McCheyne

You cannot repent too soon, because you do not know how soon it may be too late. Thomas Fuller (1608-1661)

He who prays as he ought will endeavor to live as he prays. John Owen (1616-1683)

In prayer it is better to have a heart without words, than words without a heart. John Bunyan (1628-1688)

Leave not off praying to God: for either praying will make thee leave off sinning; or continuing in sin will make thee desist from praying. Thomas Fuller (1608-1661)

As often as we are mown down by you, the more we grow in numbers; the blood of Christians is the seed. Tertullian (c.160-c.225). Traditionally cited as the next quote.

The blood of martyrs is the seed of the Church. attributed to St. Jerome (ca. 347-420)

Grace is but glory begun, and glory is but grace perfected. Jonathon Edwards (1703-1758)

Fire and water may as well agree in the same vessel, as grace and sin in the same heart. Thomas Brooks (1608-1680)

All the sin that has darkened human life and saddened human history began in believing a falsehood: all the power of Christianity to make men holy is associated with believing truth. John Albert Broadus (b.1827)

To do so no more is the truest repentence. Martin Luther (1483-1546)

Religion today is not transforming people; rather it is being transformed by the people. It is not raising the moral level of society; it is descending to society's own level, and society is smiling accepting its surrender. A.W. Tozer (1897-1965)

Christ is the great central fact in the world's history; to him everything looks forward or backward. All the lines of history converge upon him. All the march of providence is guided by him. All the great purposes of God culminate in him. The greatest and most momentous fact which the history of the world records is the fact of his birth. C.H. Spurgeon (1834-1892)

Every occupation, plan, and work of man, to be truly successful, must be done under the direction of Christ, in union with his will, from love to him, and in dependence on his power. George Mueller (1805-1898)