Saturday, 13 November 2021

More Great Quotes on True Purpose



"I look upon this world as a wrecked vessel. God has given me a lifeboat and said to me: Moody save all you can."
-Dwight L. Moody

"The truths that I know best I have learned on my knees. I never know a thing well, till it is burned into my heart by prayer."
-John Bunyan

"Courage is fear prayed for."
- Anonymous

"A western man once visited Samuel Lamb, the leader of a well-known underground Church in Guangzhou (China). He is a man of God who has been imprisoned for his faith in Christ for over 20 years. 
At his departure the western man began to feel a little uncomfortable but finally said to brother Lamb: "We in the West...ehh..will pray for you and the Church here in China". 
The answer Samuel Lamb gave was everything but what he had expected.  Brother Lamb replied: "And we will pray for the western Christians
to have more discipline". 
- Paraphrased.

"Today, we are living in desperate times. Yet, the Church is not desperate before God in prayer."
- Chuck Smith

"The supreme purpose of every true Christian Church, the chief duty of every Christian minister, the main responsibility of every Christian layman, is to present to all who may be reached, in the clearest and most forceful way, the basic facts of the gospel of Christ and to urge all who hear to make the definite personal response to these facts which God requires. 

To this, the supreme task, every other duty and activity of the Church, must be secondary and subsidiary." 
- Derek Prince

"The Church has nothing to do but to save souls, therefore spend and be spent in this work".
- John Wesley.

"14  Neglect not the gift that is in thee, which was given thee by prophecy, with the laying on of the hands of the presbytery.

 15  Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them; that thy profiting may appear to all. 

 16  Take heed unto thyself, and unto the doctrine; continue in them: for in doing this thou shalt both save thyself, and them that hear thee."
- Apostle Paul, 1 Timothy 4