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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 21, 2011

Rick Warren
Never be impressed with charisma. Look for character.

A W Tozer
When we make a choice today we are deciding who will we will be tomorrow.

John Piper
– First a Christian, then a Protestant, then a Calvinist, then a complementarian, then a credobapist, then a Baptist.
– Hemmingway born this day 1899. In 1961 he killed himself, as did his father, sister, brother. Strong writing. Such sorrows.

C. S. Lewis
– Tribulations cannot cease until God either sees us remade or sees that our remaking is now hopeless.
– Heaven, once attained, will work backwards and turn even agony into a glory.

 

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 19, 2011

Rick Warren

– A great satisfaction has been accomplishing things for Christ that people said couldnt be done, then enjoying God’s smile.

– You never get OVER grief; you get THRU it. Grief is God’s tool for transitioning thru life’s losses. Grief is healthy.

– If someone’s grieving a loss, never say “I understand”. You don’t. “Each heart knows its own bitterness” Prov. 4:10

A W Tozer

We are sent to bless the world, but we are never told to compromise with it.

John Piper

Sin gives death its eternal horror; God gives life its eternal glory.

C. S. Lewis

– If God forgives us we must forgive ourselves otherwise it’s like setting up ourselves as a higher tribunal than Him .

– When a man is getting better he understands more and more clearly the evil that is still left in him.

– Everything except God has some natural superior; everything except unformed matter has some natural inferior.

– We may ignore, but we can nowhere evade, the presence of 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.