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TweetWords – July 13, 2011

A W Tozer
The essence of surrender is getting out of God’s way so that He can do in us what He wants to do through us.

John Piper
The greatest sorrow has been prophesied. „Children will rise against parents and have them put to death. (Matt. 10:21)

C. S. Lewis
– In science we have been reading only the notes to a poem; in Christianity we find the poem itself.
– There ought to be things we should like to do and cannot because our charitable expenditure excludes them.
– Sainthood lies in the habit of referring the smallest actions to God.

Max Lucado
Jesus loves us too much to leave us in doubt about his grace. His „perfect love expels all fear”. (1 John 4:18)

 

TweetWords – July 12, 2011

Rick Warren
When you get to the end of your rope, God will catch you …but not until you realize you’re there. See Heb.7:25

A W Tozer
– Only after all the noise has spent itself do we begin to hear in the silence of our hearts, the voice of God.
– It is God who works in and through us, if only we would let God do His work.

C. S. Lewis
A creature revolting against a creator is like the scent of a flower trying to destroy the flower.

Max Lucado
Jesus takes our fears seriously. The one statement he made more than any other was this: don’t be afraid.

 

TweetWords – July 11, 2011

Leonard Ravenhill
A true shepherd leads the way. He does not merely point the way.

Oswald Chambers
A saint is not to take the initiative toward self-realization, but toward knowing Jesus Christ.

C. S. Lewis
You are never too old to set a new goal or dream a new dream.

Rick Warren
When God confronted Adam about his sin, Adam took it like a man…he blamed a woman.

 

TweetWords – July 10, 2011

Rick Warren
– Skill combined with love creates beauty. Skill without love is sterile.
– Most of your unhappiness is due to listening to yourself instead of God.
– Never mistake your net-worth for self-worth, nor confuse your value with your valuables.
– The greatest things in life aren’t things.

A W Tozer
We have our ambition for the future and God. And thus we put God as a plus sign after something else we want.

John Piper
– Preaching must continually show not that Jesus is the means to prosperity but that He is better than prosperity.
– When all is said and done only God can create joy in God.

 

TweetWords – July 9, 2011

Rick Warren
– Life-changing TRUTH is never anti-reason but is often beyond reason.
„My thoughts are higher than your thoughts.” (Isa. 55:9)
– Anything that keeps you from the truth is evil.
– Those who love to argue are self-centered.
„A selfish man quarrels against every principle, demanding his own way” (Pr. 18:1)

John Piper
A crumpled check is still good money, if the signature is on it. So is a crumpled prayer, if Jesus name is really on it.

C. S. Lewis
When all the suns and nebulae have passed away, each one of you will still be alive.

Reinhard Bonnke
If we only believed what we saw, what would a blind man believe?

 

TweetWords – July 8, 2011

Rick Warren
– Church SIZE never determines SIGNIFICANCE! No air pilot thinks 15 passengers insignificant! You’ve been entrusted with lives!

A W Tozer
Christ’s atonement was so perfect & complete that it turns all that is against us into something that is for us.

C. S. Lewis
– Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.
– Next to the Blessed Sacrament itself, your neighbor is the holiest object presented to your senses.

Reinhard Bonnke
The Christian church is first and foremost a fire-bringer, a blazing torch to set light to the land.

 

TweetWords – July 7, 2011

Rick Warren
– Optimism is psychological; hope is theological. Optimism focuses on what you think you can do. Hope trusts in what God can do.
– Praise people publicly; Correct them privately. „Outdo one another in showing honor” Rom.12:10 ESV
– Doubts are meant to be doubted;Beliefs are meant to be believed.
– Ranting about the shallowness of other churches is often a unsubtle, prideful effort at self-promotion of one’s own ministry.
– To become WISE, invest more time listening and learning from people over 50 and under 5. Your age knows what you know.

A W Tozer
Christ came and lost everything that He might heal the wounds that we have from losing things.

C. S. Lewis
The very nature of Joy makes nonsense of our common distinction between having and wanting.

 

TweetWords – July 6, 2011

Rick Warren
– You’re most impressive by not trying to impress. Just love people.
– Life’s too short to waste it worrying.THAT should worry you!
– You cant escape problems thru a vacation because you take YOU with you.

John Piper
God’s word cannot fail. If it seem to fail, look for it to break out in utterly unexpected ways. It has not fallen. (Rom 9:6)

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

Max Lucado
Every pearl is simply a victory over irritations.

 

TweetWords – July 5, 2011

Reinhard Bonnke
Pomp is not power.

Rick Warren
The fastest way to gain a short-term benefit & lose an eternal one at the same time is to lie.

A W Tozer
Each day presents a new opportunity to experience God’s presence.

John Piper
By faith Abel offered, Noah built, Abraham went. Trust and Try. The Lord of promises will give you strength in the trying.

 

TweetWords – July 4, 2011

Rick Warren
The most self-destructive thing you can do is doubt God’s promises and defy His commands.

Charles Spurgeon
Trials teach us what we are; they dig up the soil, and let us see what we are made of.

John Piper
We hold these truths to be self evident, that all men were created.” America’s foundation: truth exists; humans are created.”

C. S. Lewis
– If you want to get warm you move near the fire. If you want joy, peace, eternal life, you must get close to what has them.
– No good work is done anywhere without aid from the Father of Lights.