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TweetWords – July 29, 2011

Leonard Ravenhill
Only maturity knows love.

Charles Spurgeon
I would rather teach one man to pray than ten men to preach.

A W Tozer
– God never uses anyone greatly until He tests them deeply.

J.C. Ryle
Let your aim be every year to be more holy – to know more, to feel more, to see more of the fullness of Christ.

 

TweetWords – July 28, 2011

Rick Warren
Friend, you need Jesus as your Lord & Savior not because you’ll die tonight but because you’ve got to live tomorrow.

A W Tozer
– What comes into our minds when we think about God is the most important thing about us.
– God never loses heart. Never.

D. A. Carson
At the heart of your aspirations should be the advance of the Gospel.

J.C. Ryle
If we want to be eminently happy, we must strive to be eminently holy.

John Piper
Lord, awaken every Tweet reader to the profound wickedness of the slightest preference of anything over You!

 

TweetWords – July 27, 2011

Rick Warren
– You’ll never understand yourself fully. But you can get to know Jesus who does understand you fully and still loves you.
– It’s stupid to assume we know the motivations of other’s hearts. We don’t know our own motivations most of the time.
– If you always give „a piece of your mind” to those who irritate you, you soon have none left. Be better.

A W Tozer
We can never know who or what we are till we know at least something of what God is.

D. A. Carson
When true revival dawns, resentments are dissolved. When revivalcomes, self-promotion is seen as ugly, and withers away.

J.C. Ryle
Doctrine is useless if it is not accompanied by a holy life. It is worse than useless; it does positive harm.

 

TweetWords – July 22, 2011

Leonard Ravenhill
Christians spend more money on dog food every year than they do on missions.

Charles Spurgeon
– Death comes to the ungodly man as a penal infliction, but to the righteous as a summons to his Father’s palace.
– Death to the wicked is the King of terrors. Death to the saint is the end of terrors, the commencement of glory.
– Discernment is telling the difference between right and almost right.

D. A. Carson
You are not what you think you are, but what you think, you are.

Rick Warren
Happiness is a choice. You are as happy as you choose to be.

 

TweetWords – July 20, 2011

Rick Warren
– Nothing is small when God is a part of it.
– When people who SEEM so right about the Gospel are so wrong about their own character, they don’t really know the Gospel.
– The Gospel of the Kingdom of Heaven has far more implications than just getting to heaven.

A W Tozer
The most dangerous trap is just living and forgetting that God exists.

D. A. Carson
It is a wretched bastardization of our goals when we want to win glory for ourselves instead of for Him.

C. S. Lewis
– He who has God and everything else has no more than he who has God only.
– To ask that God’s love should be content with us as we are is to ask that God should cease to be God.

 

TweetWords – July 18, 2011

Charles Spurgeon
The moment we glorify ourselves, since there is room for one glory only in the universe, we set ourselves up as rivals to the Most High.

Oswald Chambers
A saint’s life is in the hands of God like a bow and arrow in the hands of an archer.

Rick Warren
– Only insecure people need status symbols.
– Needing to wear a brand advertizes your lack of confidence in your own identity.
– Where the grass is greener,the water bill is higher. „It’s healthy to be content, but envy will eat you up” Prov4:30

A W Tozer
– God is the perfect Creator and He runs everything by being present in His works.
– All tradition must bow in reverence before the clear testimony of God’s Word.

 

TweetWords – June 26, 2011

Rick Warren
Happiness, like godliness, is a choice.You are as happy and as close to God as you choose to be.

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

D. A. Carson
If it is hard to accept a rebuke, even a private one, it is harder still to administer one in loving humility.

John Piper
Say among the nations, ‘The LORD reigns!'” (Ps. 96:10)
Say it with tweets. Say it with blogs. With texting and with tongue.

 

TweetWords – June 24, 2011

Rick Warren
A careless word can ruin a life. „Speak ONLY what is HELPFUL TO OTHERS and meets THEIR needs,so it benefits THEM!” Eph.4:29

A W Tozer
Many come short, being satisfied with the works of God rather than hungering for and reaching on to God Himself.

D. A. Carson
When you move from the Old Testament to the New Testament, you are not moving from a harder God to a softer God.

John Piper
When we become aware that we are spiritually alive, we know someone has already raised us from the dead. And it wasn’t us.

 

TweetWords – May 1, 2011

D. A. Carson
Forgiveness is possible only because there has been a real offense, and a real sacrifice to offset that offense.

John Piper
This is a plea that we would open our eyes wide to the not-God for the sake of God.

C. S. Lewis
Once in our world, a Stable had something in it that was bigger than our whole world.

Max Lucado
Your pain has a purpose. Your problems, struggles, heartaches, and hassles cooperate toward one end: the glory of God.

 

TweetWords – April 18, 2011

A W Tozer
Walking in humility isn’t focusing on what we are NOT; rather, it’s declaring what God is.

D. A. Carson
Christians are never more than poor beggars telling other poor beggars were to buy bread.

C. S. Lewis
If they are wrong they need your prayers all the more and if they are your enemies, you are under orders to pray for them.

Oswald Chambers
A ready person never needs to get ready, he is ready.