Saturday, 18 June 2022

Great Quotes on Honour


"Obedience is the crown and honour of all virtue."
- Martin Luther

"Speak to your people as to men that must be awakened, either here or in hell..."
- Richard Baxter

"The unction, the divine unction, this heavenly anointing, is what the pulpit needs and must have." 
-E.M. Bounds

"When the house churches heard about the arrest of 36 of the 39 workers, do you think they were disillusioned? Far from it! Believers all around the nation lifted up holy hands before the Lord and with
tears streaming down their cheeks they thanked the Lord for performing the great miracle of getting three Chinese missionaries out of China!  We have learned to be thankful for any advance of the gospel."
- from Back To Jerusalem: Three Chinese House Church Leaders Share Their Vision to Complete the Great Commission

'In a letter smuggled out secretly, the Underground Church said, "We don't pray to be better Christians, but that we may be the only kind of Christians God means us to be: Christlike Christians, that is,
Christians who bear willingly the cross for God's glory."'
- Richard Wurmbrand

"You cannot compensate by sacrifice what you lose through 
- Edwin Louis Cole.

Peace is the umpire for knowing the will of God. 
- Ed Cole

"Be ready to cut off everything that would hinder, and cast it from you. Be ready and willing to suffer the loss of possessions, of friends, of health - of all things on earth - so you may enter into the kingdom of heaven." 
- John Wesley

"When a prophet is accepted and deified, his message is lost. The prophet is only useful so long as he is stoned as a public nuisance calling us to repentance, disturbing our comfortable routines, breaking our respectable idols, shattering our sacred conventions."
- A. G. Gardiner. 

"The function of the Prophet has almost invariably been that of recovery... for obvious reasons, the people were not disposed to go the costly way of God's full purpose, the Prophet was usually an 
unpopular person." 
- T. Austin Sparks.

"Those whom God calls to such a ministry - and a call is essential - must be prepared for a pathway of unpopularity and misunderstanding. 
"You troubler of Israel" was the way Ahab addressed Elijah."
- Arthur Wallis.

" 57  And they were offended in him. But Jesus said unto them, A prophet is not without honour, save in his own country, and in his own house.

 58  And he did not many mighty works there because of their unbelief."
- St. Matthew ch 13