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Sum up the life of Jesus by any other standard than God's, and it is an anticlimax of failure.

    Topics: Jesus, Failure

The thing that makes a missionary is the sight of what Jesus did on the cross and to have heard Him say, "Go.";

    Topics: Missions

Obedience to the call of Christ nearly always costs everything to two people - the one who is called, and the one who loves that one.

    Topics: Obedience

The golden rule for understanding in spiritual matters is not intellect, but obedience.

    Topics: Obedience

I have learnt that I am me, that I can do the things that, as one might put it, me can do, but I cannot do the things that me would like to do.

    Topics: Obedience

Human nature, if it is healthy, demands excitement; and if it does not obtain its thrilling excitement in the right way, it will seek it in the wrong. God never makes bloodless stoics; He makes no passionless saints.

    Topics: Obedience, Passion

The agony of man's affliction is often necessary to put him into the right mood to face the fundamental things of life. The Psalmist says. Before I was afflicted I went astray; but now I have kept Thy Word.

    Topics: Obedience, Affliction

All of God's people are ordinary people who have been made extraordinary by the purpose he has given them.

    Topics: Obedience

Wait on God and He will work, but don't wait in spiritual sulks because you cannot see an inch in front of you! Are we detached enough from our spiritual hysterics to wait on God? To wait is not to sit with folded hands, but to learn to do what we are told.

    Topics: Patience
    Source: My Utmost for His Highest.

In the midst of the awesomeness, a touch comes, and you know it is the right hand of Jesus Christ. You know it is not the hand of restraint, correction, nor chastisement, but the right hand of the Everlasting Father. Whenever His hand is laid upon you, it gives inexpressible peace and comfort, and the sense that "underneath are the everlasting arms," (Deuteronomy 33:27) full of support, provision, comfort and strength.

    Topics: Peace, Comfort, Chastisement

I have to get to the point of the absolute and unquestionable relationship that takes everything exactly as it comes from Him. God never guides us at some time in the future, but always here and now. Realize that the Lord is here now, and the freedom you receive is immediate.

    Topics: Peace, Freedom, The Future

Perseverance is more than endurance. It is endurance combined with absolute assurance and certainty that what we are looking for is going to happen.

    Topics: Perseverance, Endurance

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