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God is not looking for extraordinary characters as His instruments, but He is looking for humble instruments through whom He can be honored throughout the ages.

    Author: A.B. Simpson

Often we want people to pray for us and help us, but we always defeat our object when we look too much to them and lean upon them. The true secret of union is for both to look upon God, and in the act of looking past themselves to Him they are unconsciously united.

    Author: A.B. Simpson

Loving God - really loving Him - means living out His commands no matter what the cost.

    Author: Chuck Colson

He that regards self only with horror, is beginning to be the delight of God.

    Author: Madame Guyon

The more we learn what humility is, the less we discover of it in ourselves.

    Author: Madame Guyon

Would you exert all your powers to attain Divine Union? Use all your strength for the destruction of self.

    Author: Madame Guyon

Be so much the enemy of self as you desire to be the friend of God.

    Author: Madame Guyon

It is only by the death of self that the soul can enter into Divine Truth, and understand in part what is the light that shineth in darkness.

    Author: Madame Guyon

The more the darkness of self-knowledge deepens about us, the more does the divine truth shine in the midst.

    Author: Madame Guyon

Ah Lord! who seest the secrets of the heart, Thou knowest if I yet expect anything from myself, or if there be anything which I would refuse to Thee!

    Author: Madame Guyon

How rare is it to behold a soul in an absolute abandonment of selfish interests, that it may devote itself to the interests of God!

    Author: Madame Guyon

By the alternations of interior union and desertion, God sometimes makes us feel what He is, and sometimes gives us to perceive what we are. He does the latter to make us hate and die to ourselves, but the former to make us love Him, and to exalt us into union.

    Author: Madame Guyon

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