Quotations You Can Use (June 15, 2012)

“We should travel light and live simply. Our enemy is not possessions, but excess”–John Stott.

“There are those who can preach the Gospel better than I can, but there is nobody who can preach a better Gospel than I can”Adrian Rogers.

“If you are to sit with Christ upon His throne, you must go with Him through His Gethsemene–A.B. Simpson.

“A man can fail many times, but he isn’t a failure until he begins to blame somebody else”– John Burroughs.

“You will find that people who do not understand your shape for minsitry will criticize you and try to get you to conform to what they think you should be doing. Ignore them. Paul often had to deal with critics who misundeerstood and maligned his service. His response was always the same: Avoid comparisons, resist exaggeerations, and seek only God’s commendation”–Rick Warren,  The Purpose-Driven Life

Rick Warren quoted John Bunyan in this way: “If my life is fruitless, it doesn’t matter who praises me, and if my life is fruitful, it doesn’t matter who criticizes me”–The Purpose-Driven Life.

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  1. lynn p. pierce
    Jun 15, 2012


    • Waylon
      Jun 15, 2012

      Thanks for subscribing, reading, and commenting. May God bless you.

  2. Ed Matthew
    Jun 15, 2012


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