The bigger the darkness, the easier it is to spot your little light – Brother Andrew
Place your trust in no other thing. Commit yourself wholly to the death of Christ. Wrap yourself wholly in this death – Anselm of Canterbury
Most of Scripture speaks to us, but the Psalms speak for us – Athanasius of Alexandria
The coat unused in your closet belongs to the one who needs it – Saint Basil
Christian, your whole life is to be one continuous following of the Lord – Horatius Bonar
Denying self is the beginning, the middle, and the end of our course here, as followers of Christ – Horatius Bonar
In the day of prosperity we have many refuges to resort to; in the day of adversity only one – Horatius Bonar
All unbelief is the belief of a lie – Horatius Bonar
Whoever has not learned the lesson of the cross, has not learned his ABC in Christianity – John Bradford (martyr)
Let a man go to the grammar school of faith and repentance before he goes to the university of election and predestination – John Bradford
We are a long time in learning that all our strength and salvation is in God – David Brainerd
“Why me?” This is the unanswerable question, the wonder of wonders! – Ruth Bryan about God’s election
The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult; and left untried – G.K. Chesterton
Don’t forget the Sabbath
The Lord our God hath blest
Of all the week the brightest
Of all the week the best – Fanny Crosby
He can no longer have God for his Father, who has not the church for his mother – Cyprian
Preach the Gospel at all times and when necessary use words – Francis of Assisi
Helplessness united with faith produces prayer, for without faith there can be no prayer – Ole Hallesby
What comfort can a Savior bring
to those who never felt their woe?
A sinner is a sacred thing
the Holy Ghost hath made him so – Joseph Hart
Ignorance of the Scriptures is ignorance of Christ – Saint Jerome
Practice what you preach – Saint Jerome
Faith is the master-wheel; it sets all the other graces running – Thomas Manton
The gospel message is true; we need to show that it is real – Alister McGrath
Eighty-six years I have served Him, and He never did me any wrong. How can I blaspheme my King who saved me? – Polycarp (martyr)
Lord, whatever Thou dost to us, take not Thy Bible from us – John Rogers
I serve a precise God – Richard Rogers
What doth the Lord offer in the gospel?
Is it not first Christ himself, and then all the benefits of Christ? – Thomas Shepard
There are no special Christians, only a special Christ – R.C. Sproul, Jr.
I am persuaded that sanctification is less about sinning less, more about owning our sin more – R.C. Sproul, Jr.
Why do bad things happen to good people? That only happened once, and He volunteered – R.C. Sproul, Jr.
Preach the gospel. If necessary, rebuke anyone who says, “if necessary, use words” – R.C. Sproul, Jr.
Only one life
’Twill soon be past
Only what’s done
For Christ will last – C.T. Studd
All love those who love them; it is peculiar to Christians alone to love those that hate them – Tertullian
You want to be happy for a while? Revenge. You want to be happy forever? Forgive – Tertullian
Custom without truth is error grown old – Tertullian
The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the Church – Tertullian
Give me one hundred preachers who fear nothing but sin and desire nothing but God; such alone will shake the gates of hell – John Wesley
What one generation tolerates, the next generation will embrace – John Wesley
Tell me Thou art mine, O Savior
Grant me an assurance clear
Banish all my dark misgivings
Still my doubting, calm my fear – William Williams
Speak, I pray Thee, gentle Jesus!
O how passing sweet Thy words
Breathing o’er my troubled spirit
Peace which never earth affords – William Williams
Christ’s love touching your
hard heart – will dissolve it!
cold heart – will warm it!
sinful heart – will purify it! – Octavius Winslow
What doctrine is more emptying, humbling, and therefore sanctifying, than predestination? – Octavius Winslow