Sin, Prayer, and Character

‘God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it”–1 Corinthians 1o:13.

“When we choose deliberately to obey [God], then he will tax the remotest star and the last grain of sand to assist us with all his almighty power”–Oswald Chambers.

“I resolve never to do anything which I would be afraid to do if it were the last hour of my life”–Jonathan Edwards.

“Never tolerate, because of sympathy to yourself or for others, any practice that is not in keeping with a holy God”–Oswald Chambers.

“George Mueller, the great minister and man of faith, prayed patiently for five personal friends who did not know the Lord. After five years, one came to Christ. In ten more years, two more were saved. After twenty-five years, the fourth friend came to Christ. He kept praying for the last friend for fifty-two years, then died. The fifth friend came to know Jesus a few months afterward”–Jim Denison.

“Dear brothers and sisters, the longing of my heart and my prayer to God is for the people of Israel to be saved”–the Apostle Paul, Romans 10:1.

“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.

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One Comment


  1. Scott Hynel
    Jan 15, 2016

    This reminds me of C.S. Lewis’ quote,”if you haven’t run into the devil lately, you must be going his way!”

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