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TweetWords – April 11, 2011

A W Tozer
– Religion has accepted the monstrous heresy that noise, size, activity and bluster make a man dear to God.
– What is of man uses manipulation to conform. What is of God uses implantation to transform.

D. A. Carson
What ought to make worship delightful to us is not its novelty or its aesthetic beauty but its object: God himself is delightfully wonderful.

John Piper
When God-centered leaders don’t know what to do, they know what to do about not knowing what to do. Pray.

C. S. Lewis
After each failure ask forgiveness and try again. Often what God helps us towards is the power of trying again.

 

TweetWords – April 10, 2011

D. A. Carson
When men and women come into contact with the living God, the last thing they do is condemn only other people’s sins.

John Piper
If God puts a peg in the wall to support the world it doesn’t matter how thick it is.

C. S. Lewis
How monotonously alike all the great tyrants and conquerors have been: how gloriously different are the saints.

Oswald Chambers
Faith that is sure of itself is not faith; faith that is sure of God is the only faith there is.

 

God’s Blessings Are Spiritual, Not Material

Q: My neighbor claims that God wants to bless us, and therefore if we just have enough faith He’ll make us wealthy. Is this what the Bible teaches? If so, I must not have much faith. — Mrs. H.G.
A: God certainly does want to bless us — but the blessings He promises us aren’t material, but spiritual. Nowhere in the Bible does He promise to make us wealthy if we’ll just have enough faith. Remember: Jesus Himself was poor, and so were His first disciples. — Billy Graham

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TweetWords – April 9, 2011

Paul David Tripp
– Everything Jesus did he did for you and in your place so that, by grace, you would have all the things you need, but could never earn.
– You don’t need to argue your righteousness before God. The cross of Jesus Christ is the only argument you will ever need.
– The cross of Jesus Christ stands as a beacon of hope in a world gone bad. Life, hope, forgiveness, change really are possible!

Bob Goff
The great part about disputes is that we usually get to decide to have them or walk away from them. Be a good picker.

 

TweetWords – April 8, 2011

A W Tozer
We must invite the Cross to do its deadly work within before we can be free.

John Piper
Agnosticism cannot be lived. You jump off the fence of indecision every minute of every day.

C. S. Lewis
Though our feelings come and go, God’s love for us does not.

 

TweetWords – April 6, 2011

A W Tozer
What good is our busy religion if we have lost majesty, reverence, worship–an awareness of the divine?

D. A. Carson
If you seek holiness, you will not find it; if you seek Christ, you will find holiness.

John Piper
– World death rate holds steady at 100%. (Hebrews 9:27)
– There is only one person God has treated worse than he deserved.

 

TweetWords – April 4, 2011

C. S. Lewis
– God doesn’t want something from us. He simply wants us.

Rick Warren
Not only does the Church have a future; the future IS the Church!

A W Tozer
No man should desire to be happy who is not at the same time holy.

Oswald Chambers
Dark times are allowed and come to us through the sovereignty of God.

 

TweetWords – April 3, 2011

Oswald Chambers
God holds us accountable for what we refuse to see or are unable to see because of our sin.

D. A. Carson
Despite the best efforts of the proponents of the health and wealth gospel, the fact is that Christians get old and wrinkled.

John Piper
This is everything. Everything. To live to God! „I died to the law, so that I might live to God” (Gal. 2:19).

Rick Warren
Reject panic with praise. Replace worry with worship.Relieve anxiety with adoration.

Bob Goff
The words we say not only have shelf life but have the ability to shape life. Choose well

TweetWords – April 2, 2011

Rick Warren
– 2 barriers often keep people from trusting their lives to Jesus:
1)They’ve never met a Christian.
2)They have.
– When you’re going through hell, keep going.

Brian Houston
Don’t just think anything, without thinking where those THOUGHTS may be taking you!

C. S. Lewis
I think we all sin needlessly by disobeying the apostolic injunction to „Rejoice”.

Bob Goff
Hope and fear travel on the same road; just in different directions.

 

TweetWords – April 1, 2011

C. S. Lewis
The most dangerous thing is to take any one impulse of our nature and set it up as the thing you ought to follow at all costs.

A W Tozer
Complacency is easy… and it is a deadly foe of spiritual growth.

John Piper
– He is real, you know. So if you must interrupt praying to answer the door, say, „Lord, may I be excused for a moment?”
– No, Lady Macbeth, neither you not Pilate can wash your hands from blood, but only with blood.