Crushing the church is like smashing the atom – divine energy of high quality is released in enormous quantity with miraculous effects. – Benjamin E.
Some of the leading voices to the younger generation are more concerned with being cool than being Christlike. They pat themselves on the back for things they are able to do because of their “freedom” in Christ, than their being bound to Christ. They speak little of the cross, dying to self and being a world changer.
Part of the unwritten job requirements for every leader is the ability to handle criticism. If you never get criticized, chances are you aren’t getting anything done. – Chuck Swindoll.
The average church member might like a sermon on Elijah, but they would change churches if Elijah was called to be their pastor.
Being courageous doesn’t mean you can be unkind. The fruit of the spirit is not eliminated by boldness. Daniel simply lived what he believed with the perfect balance of boldness and gentleness.
Ruth refused to spend the rest of her life wallowing in grief and self-pity. Rather she put feet to her prayers and works to her faith.
Cos of parents who invested in him and a God who directed him, Moses overcame four issues that paralyzes most people: Who am I? (Hebrews 11:24) What choice should I make? (Verse 25) What really matters? (Verse 26) What is my purpose? (Verse 27).