1.We commit sin because we lack love. God saved us because he loves us in excess.
2.True faith means not backing down. This means placing all hopes on God’s loyalty to his promise.
3.Your mind is like soil, you can grow fruits or you can grow tares on it. You’re the sower.
4.If something in life is an absolute requirement for your happiness, it is essentially an ‘idol’, something you actually worship.
5.God is touched by your tears because He is compassionate. When you’re really hurt… Pray.
6.Do not fret about trusting your uncertain future to a God who is certain and trustworthy.
7.Behind every problem we face, God has a purpose. He uses our circumstances to develop our character.
8.You may not be where you want, but you can look back and thank God you are not where you used to be.
9.Never take the Lord’s Holy book for granted. Don’t just read it, quote it, and preach it. Receive every jot of it with reverential fear.
10.A Christian is not measured by his height, not his lengthy prayer, and fasting life but by the depth of his love towards his neighbors.
11.God is more concerned with the state of your heart, than He is, with your actions.
12.Your happiness comes naturally when you begin to lead a purposeful life when you begin to live according to God’s plans for your life.
13.With Christ in your life, even though there is thick darkness behind you, there is going to be a bright light before you.
14.God is in the business of turning your mess into a message, your insults to results, and your mockery to a miracle.
15.Sometimes, you have to first of all stop and rejuvenate to be able to move on to where God wants you to go.
16.God cannot give us happiness and peace other than himself, because happiness and peace outside God do not exist.
17.If we trust God to make our tomorrow better, we can endure the suffering of today. ”
18.When we want to make ourselves truly unhappy, all we need to do is show that comfort and luxury are the main requirements of life.
19.The gospel declares that no matter how spiritual or religious we are, we cannot save ourselves. What Jesus did is enough.”
20.If a fish decides to live on land, it will die… If a bird decided to live in water, it will die… If a man decides to live outside God, he dies!
21.Take off thoughts of limitation. You can never soar above your thoughts. Create a wonderful vision for your life through your thoughts.
22.If any man is in Christ, old things are passed away. Everything is now new. Everything means everything. Nothing excluded.
23.Who should we make the proudest? Our families? Our friends? Our teachers, or our bosses?
24.Worry does not take away the sorrows life brings; it only takes away your strength and power to withstand life’s challenges.
25.The purpose of Christianity is not to avoid challenges, but to produce characters that can cope with them. It did not make life easier, instead, it’s to make us better.
26.To live a Christian life without the Holy Spirit is to try to listen without your ears and to breathe without your lungs.
27.God is the true source of happiness, strength, hope, and wisdom. Those who have God in their lives will always have these things.
28.If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward. – Martin Luther King Jr.
29.The ultimate test of a Christian is not where he stands in times of peace and comfort, but where he stands in times of challenges and controversies.
30.When the Christian continues to go on his knees, he will continue to see more than the philosopher on his toes.
31.No matter what you have experienced in your life or the sins you may have committed in the past, if you look to God and seek forgiveness, you will always find happiness.
32.The Bible is the story of two gardens: the Garden of Eden and the Garden of Gethsemane.
33.Spending time with God is the key to our strength and success in all aspects of life. Make sure you never try to put God’s work in your schedule, rather, always put your schedule around God.
34.The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
35.When we talk about a place where there are no tears, no death, no fear, no night, we talk about the benefits of heaven. The beauty of heaven is seeing God. ”
36.God is Omniscient; He therefore cannot be caught unaware. He knows your end from your birth. His plans for you are of good and not of evil. Therefore, relax in His bosom.
37.Sometimes when our light goes out, an encounter with God’s love can blow it again into instant flame.
38.The purified conscience is not a conscience that has managed to forget guilt, it is a conscience that has experienced guilt faced by the price paid in full on the Cross.
39.The Christian life is a paradoxical life; to receive, we must give, to see we must be blind, to be wise, we must be simple, to suffer is to enjoy, and to live we must be ready to die.
40.Fear is an emotion that has only the potency we give it. You may feel scared and still do whatever you know you need to do, even if you “do it scared.”
41.We gain strength, courage, and confidence from every experience in which we really stop seeing fear in the face … we have to do what we think we cannot do. ”
42.When we learn to read the story of Christ and treat it as a story of God’s love, it does for us what we can’t do for ourselves – this insight produces a surprising sense of gratitude again and again.
43.When you run to Christ, you will be set free to serve, love, and thank, without feeling worried or fearful. As long as you are running towards Christ, you are secured.
44.In times of great pressure or difficulty, it’s always best to keep your focus on God, turn all your energy and strength to God so that He can give you His strength where your strength has failed you.
45.The storm you’re facing now is only temporary. The clouds that are currently rolling over your head will pass and then you will have promising weather and permanent sunshine of glory.
46.What saves a man is not mighty faith, it’s true faith; and the salvation lies not in the faith, but in Christ. It is not the size of faith, but the sincerity of faith that matters.
47.I have learned from experience that most of our happiness or unhappiness depends on our moods and not on our circumstances.
48.What the Christian considers important, the world considers with contempt, and what the world considers important, the Christian considers completely meaningless.
49.Life is full of twists and turns- and sometimes we are tempted to think that God has abandoned us. The truth is, it may look like we are surrounded by many problems, but we are actually surrounded by the omnipresent God.
50.Christianity is not void of challenges; every Christian has had times of deep discouragement. The good thing is that we can always talk to God about our challenges and enjoy the peace that comes from talking with God.
51.Faith is taking the first step even when you can’t see the whole staircase. – Martin Luther King Jr.
52.If the cross is the end of the story, we will have no hope; but the cross was only the beginning. Jesus did not escape from death; he conquered it, opens the way to heaven, for all those who dare to believe in His name.
53.The Creator of the ends of the earth never gets tired of keeping watch over you. He gives strength to the weary and increases the strength of the weak.
54.Do not be afraid of the devil, he cannot hurt you because he cannot hurt the person you are joined with; he can’t deal with the person with whom you are united; he can’t deal with the one whose nature is in your nature.
55.Don’t waste your life’s difficulties with grumbling or despair. They are very valuable and you will not always have them. Gold is not designed to stay in a furnace forever, but it will not shine without first staying in the furnace.
56.The happiness God designed for you is the happiness of free and voluntary unity to him and to ourselves in the ecstasy of love and joy. The most ecstatic love between a man and a woman on earth is only milk and water compared to the happiness God designed for you.
57.Happiness is the result of good things… However, there is something deeper than happiness… It is called Joy. The joyful spring is deep inside. No matter what happens, that spring will never dry up. Only Jesus gave that joy. He was very joyful, even in the shadow of the cross, singing inside.