Many people quench the Spirit by being down in the mouth rather than rejoicing, by planning rather than praying, by murmuring rather than giving thanks, and by worrying instead of trusting in him who is faithful.
Thank God every morning when you get up that you have something to do that day which must be done whether you like it or not. Being forced to work and forced to do your best will breed in you a hundred virtues which the idle will never know.
Bitterness is the poison we swallow, while hoping the other person dies.
The kamikaze pilot who flew 50 missions was involved-but never committed.
Take away the cross from the Bible, and it's a dark book.
The cross of Christ destroyed the equation "religion equals happiness."
Your worst days are never so bad that you are beyond the reach of God's grace. Your best days are never so good that you are beyond the need of God's grace.
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