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Some Favorite Quotes …

Here are some quotes that stood out to me in my reading recently.

-“God cancels our debt, writes us into His will, and calls it even!” (Mark Batterson in Draw the Circle)

-“…unless you speak the language of your intended audience, you won’t be heard by the people you want to reach.” (Dr. Frank Luntz in Words That Work)

-“The difficulty down the years, as a rule, was not that men taught wrong doctrine, but that they did not live up to the doctrine they taught.” (A. W. Tozer in The Crucified Life)

-“Is anything too hard for the Lord?” (Genesis 18:14 from The Bible)

-“We are holy up to the measure in which we are God-possessed.” (F.B. Meyer in The Best of F.B. Meyer)

-“It cannot come out of you if it is not in you; and it cannot be in you unless God the Holy Ghost places it there.” (Charles H. Spurgeon in 12 Sermons on the Holy Spirit)

-“There is not a broken life anywhere which God would not bless with his Spirit if a person will only come to the place of total surrender to him.” (Arlo F. Newell in Receive the Holy Spirit)

-“I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being.” (Ephesians 3:16 from The Bible)

-“It’s not enough to be correct or reasonable or even brilliant. The key to successful communication is to take the imaginative leap of stuffing yourself right into your listener’s shoes to know what they are thinking and feeling in the deepest recesses of their mind and heart. How that person perceives what you say is even more real, at least in a practical sense, than how you perceive yourself.” (Dr. Frank Luntz in Words That Work)

-“What if we converted every problem, every opportunity, into a prayer?” (Mark Batterson in The Circle Maker)

-“Let God be as original with other people as He is with you.” (Oswald Chambers in My Utmost for His Highest)

-“There are two ways of exerting one’s strength; one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.” (Booker T. Washington)

-“If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.” (Mother Teresa)

-“…if you do not believe something to the extent that you appropriate it to your life, do you really believe it?” (A. W. Tozer in The Crucified Life)




About dennyowens

I am a pastor, writer, and coach who is seeking to encourage people to follow Jesus and regain hope. I am a husband to a wonderful wife and helpmate, a father to great kids who are following Jesus and a grandpa to the greatest grandkids in the world. I have been a coach for many sports and a coach to a few pastors as well. I love sports, love to read, love to fish and love to do anything with my grandkids.

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