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Famous Quotes: Thoughts on Prayer, Revival & Missions
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"We need a Heaven-sent revival, a burning fire from on high,
A purifying passion and a forsaking of our stubborn pride.
We need a vision of eternity, of Hell and the Judgement Day,
A fervent love for our Savior, that will gladly serve and obey.
We need a Pentecostal purging and a breaking deep within,
A vision of God Almighty and a river of tears for our nations sin.
We need a Heaven-sent revival, a burning fire set ablaze.
Yet, we'll never see such glory, until the Church begins to pray." — David Smithers
"Beware of reasoning about God's Word - obey It." — Oswald Chambers
"A revival of religion presupposes a declension." — Charles G. Finney
"A baptism of holiness, a demonstration of godly living is the crying need of our day." — Duncan Campbell
Could a mariner sit idle if he heard the drowning cry?
Could a doctor sit in comfort and just let his patients die?
Could a fireman sit idle, let men burn and give no hand?
Can you sit at ease in Zion with the world around you DAMNED? — Leonard Ravenhill
"How shall I feel at the judgment, if multitudes of missed opportunities pass before me in full review, and all my excuses prove to be disguises of my cowardice and pride?" — W. E. Sangster
"It is better to have God's approval, than the world's applause: there is a time shortly coming when a smile from God's face will be infinitely better than all the applause of men: how sweet will that word be, 'Well done, thou good and faithful servant.' (Matt. 25: 21)." — Thomas Watson
"The Church has halted somewhere between Calvary and Pentecost." — Joe Brice
"Until self-effacing men return again to spiritual leadership, we may expect a progressive deterioration in the quality of popular Christianity year after year till we reach the point where the grieved Holy Spirit withdraws-like the Shekinah from the temple." — A. W. Tozer
"I have need of nothing." — The Laodicean Church
"A man can not lead others where he is not willing to go himself. Therefore, beware of the prayerless church leader who no longer readily admits his own need for more of the person and power of Jesus Christ. Only a seeking, praying heart can truly encourage spiritual HUNGER in others!" — David Smithers
"God will fill the hungry because He Himself has stirred up the hunger. As in the case of prayer, when God prepares the heart to pray, He prepares His ear to hear (Ps. 10: 17). So in the case of spiritual hunger, when God prepares the heart to hunger, He will prepare His hand to fill." — Thomas Watson
"Every thing that a man leans upon but God, will be a dart that will certainly pierce his heart through and through. He, who leans only upon Christ, lives the highest, choicest, safest, and sweetest life." — Thomas Brooks
"The same church members who yell like Comanche Indians at a ball game on Saturday sit like wooden Indians in church on Sunday." — Vance Havner
God never intended His Church to be a refrigerator in which to preserve perishable piety. He intended it to be an incubator in which to hatch out converts." — F. Lincicome
"There can be no revival when Mr. Amen and Mr. Wet-Eyes are not found in the audience." — Charles G. Finney
"A well-grounded assurance is always attended with three fair handmaids: love, humility and holy joy." — Thomas Brooks
"Come as the fire, and purge our hearts with sacrificial flame; Let our whole soul an offering be To our Redeemer's Name." — Andrew Reed
Give me the love that leads the way, The faith that nothing can dismay, The hope no disappointments tire, The passion that will burn like fire, Let me not sink to be a clod: Make me Thy fuel, Flame of God. — Amy Carmichael
"I cannot work my soul to save, For that my Lord hath done; But I will work like any slave, For the love of God's dear Son." — Unknown
"The Primary qualification for a missionary is not love for souls, as we so often hear, but love for Christ." — Vance Havner
"We are not built for ourselves, but for God. Not for service for God, but for God." — Oswald Chambers
"Let me burn out for God. After all, whatever God may appoint, prayer is the great thing. Oh, that I may be a man of prayer!" — Henry Martyn
"Love is kindled in a flame, and ardency is its life. Flame is the air which true Christian experience breathes. It feeds on fire; it can withstand anything rather than a feeble flame; but when the surrounding atmosphere is frigid or lukewarm, it dies, chilled and starved to its vitals. True prayer MUST be aflame." — E. M. Bounds
"Revival and evangelism, although closely linked, are not to be confused. Revival is an experience in the Church; evangelism is an expression of the Church." — Paul S. Rees
"Apostolic preaching is not marked by its beautiful diction, or literary polish, or Cleverness of expression, but Operates "in demonstration of the Spirit and of power." — Arthur Wallis
"No man is ever fully accepted until he has, first of all, been utterly rejected." — Author unknown
"Keep us little and unknown, prized and loved by God alone." — Charles Wesley
"The only saving faith is that which casts itself on God for life or death." — Martin Luther
"Tearless hearts can never be the heralds of the Passion." — J. H. Jowett
"Brethren, it is just so much humbug to be waiting for this night after night, month after month, if we ourselves are not right with God. I must ask myself "Is my heart pure? Are my hands clean?" — Comment from the Hebrides' Revival
"God's cause is committed to men; God commits Himself to men. Praying men are the vice-regents of God; they do His work and carry out His plans." — E. M. Bounds
"Prayer is the acid test of devotion." — Samuel Chadwick
"It is well to get rid of the idea that faith is a matter of spiritual heroism only for a few select spirits. There are heroes of faith, but faith is not only for heroes. It is a matter of spiritual manhood. It is a matter of maturity." — P. T. Forsyth
"Revival comes from heaven when heroic souls enter the conflict determined to win or die-or if need be, to win and die! "The kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force." — Charles G. Finney
"What are Christians put into the world for except to do the impossible in the strength of God." — General S. C. Armstrong
"All the resources of the Godhead are at our disposal!" — Jonathan Goforth
"Prayer and Pains, through faith in Jesus Christ will do anything." — John Elliot
"God loves with a great love the man whose heart is bursting with a passion for the IMPOSSIBLE." — William Booth
"I have found that there are three stages in every great work of God: first, it is impossible, then it is difficult, then it is done." — Hudson Taylor
"Faith sees the invisible, believes the unbelievable, and receives the impossible." — Corrie ten Boom
"We never test the resources of God until we attempt the IMPOSSIBLE." — F. B. Meyer
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