Oswald Chambers and Andrew Murray Quotes
The greatest and the hottest fires that ever were on earth are but ice—in comparison to the fire of Hell! ~Thomas Brooks
He is the best preacher—not who tickles the ear, but who breaks the heart! ~Thomas Brooks
Oswald Chambers Quotes:
Holiness, not happiness, is the chief end of man.
We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties.
We are not responsible for the circumstances we are in, but we are responsible for the way we allow those circumstances to affect us; we can either allow them to get on top of us or we can allow them to transform us into what God wants us to be.
God is not concerned about our plans; He doesn’t ask, “Do you want to go through this loss of a loved one, this difficulty, or this defeat?” No, He allows these things for His own purpose. The things we are going through are either making us sweeter, better, and nobler men and women, or they are making us more critical and fault-finding, and more insistent on our own way. The things that happen either make us evil, or they make us more saintly, depending entirely on our relationship with God and its level of intimacy.
True intercession involves bringing the person, or the circumstance that seems to be crashing in on you, before God, until you are changed by His attitude toward that person or circumstance. People describe intercession by saying, "It is putting yourself in someone else’s place." That is not true! Intercession is putting yourself in God’s place; it is having His mind and His perspective.
Andrew Murray Quotes:
Each time, before you intercede, be quiet first, and worship God in His glory. Think of what He can do, and how He delights to hear the prayers of His redeemed people. Think of your place and privilege in Christ, and expect great things!
The world and you must part—or Christ and you will never meet. ~Thomas Brooks
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