Quotes seem to capture our thoughts and attention with powerful word picture phrases.  I save meaningful quotes in a document file. Below are some recent additions.  Do you have an interesting quote to add to the collection?

  • In the face of evil, bystanders are no better than perpetrators. - Rick Warren
  • Carve your name on hearts and not marble. - CH Spurgeon
  • Faith is a refusal to panic. - Martyn Lloyd-Jones
  • Every man is entitled to be valued by his best moments. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

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1 Joshua Abel - Fri, January 28, 2011 @ 10:03 PM

"God is not looking for eloquent speakers, but faithful stutterers." - Gregg Matte
2 Joshua Abel - Wed, February 2, 2011 @ 10:29 PM

"We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at sea. We are far too easily pleased." - C.S. Lewis
3 Pastor - Tue, February 8, 2011 @ 10:00 AM

Much of what we believe is often based more on comfort or our culture’s tradition than on the Bible. – Acts 17:11

"We may as well face it: the whole level of spirituality among us is low. We have measured ourselves by ourselves until the incentive to seek higher plateaus in the things of the Spirit is all but gone… [We] have imitated the world, sought popular favor, manufactured delights to substitute for the joy of the Lord and produced a cheap and synthetic power to substitute for the power of the Holy Ghost.” – A.W. Tozer
4 Joshua Abel - Wed, February 9, 2011 @ 1:38 PM

"You're never going to purify the water by painting the pump." - Adrian Rodgers
5 Rebecca Abel - Sun, February 20, 2011 @ 9:27 PM

This is from Max Lucado's weekly devo. The focus was to focus on Jesus, and not on your selfish desires, and. To focus not on what you don't have, but on what you do:

You have a ticket to heaven no thief can take,
an eternal home no divorce can break.

Every sin of your life has been cast to the sea.
Every mistake you’ve made is nailed to the tree.

You’re blood-bought and heaven-made.
A child of God—forever saved.

So be grateful, joyful—for isn’t it true?
What you don’t have is much less than what you do
6 Jacey McClary - Wed, May 18, 2011 @ 4:25 PM

I luv you dad!

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