10 Quotes for the Christian Mind 16.02

10As you read these quotes, treat them not like you would something “inspirational” that has no basis in God or his Word. These have been chosen so that we might hear from godly folks who drank deeply from God.

If you say: I believed in God, I trusted God, and He didn’t come through – You only trusted God to meet your agenda.

–Tim Keller

Holiness is the habit of being of one mind with God, according as we find His mind described in Scripture. It is the habit of agreeing in God’s judgment, hating what He hates, loving what He loves, and measuring everything in this world by the standard of His Word.

–J.C. Ryle

God hath made us for Himself.

–Jonathan Edwards

What King is this who rules not by demanding the life of his subjects for the extension of his empire but by giving his own life for them?

–Michael Horton

If you delight more in God’s gifts than in God Himself, you are practically setting up another God above Him, and this you must never do.

–Charles Spurgeon

What I need first of all is not exhortation, but a gospel, not directions for saving myself but knowledge of how God has saved me.

–J. Gresham Machen

The thought that my mother’s prayers would serve as witness against me in the day of judgment sent terror into my heart.

–Charles Spurgeon

All roads do indeed lead to God, the only question is, what will God say to you when you get there?

–Buck Parsons

Surely corruption is ingrained in our hearts, interwoven with our very natures, has sunk deep into our souls, and will never be cured but by a miracle of grace.

–Thomas Boston

There is no such thing as “chance,” “luck” or “accident” in the Christian’s journey…All is arranged and appointed by God.

–J.C. Ryle

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