"Surely I tell you, until a seed drops to the ground and dies, it stands alone. But if it dies, it becomes a fruitful tree. The man who loves his life will forfeit it whereas he who subordinates his life in this world to living for Jesus Christ will keep it from here to eternity."
-John 12:24 & 25
"The whole Bible proceeds from the mouth of God and is available for teaching the truths taught by Christ, disproving false teachings, reforming misbehavior and building Christ-like character, to the end that the Christian may be fully fit for noble service to God and mankind."
-2 Timothy 3: 16 & 17
"Be accountable among yourselves as God-fearers, confessing your sins to one another so that your prayers for healing may be answered. The sincere prayer of a true disciple of Christ is so powerful it changes things."
Be joyful always because you are in the Lord! I say it one more time, be joyful in the Lord! - Philippians 4:4
(Paraphrased by Pedro C. Dimaya, Jr., founding Director of Sheep Ministries)
"In every man's heart there is a throne and a cross. If Christ is on the throne, then self is on the cross. If self is on the throne, then Jesus is still on the cross."
"If you believe what you like in the Gospel and reject what you like, it is not the Gospel you believe but yourself."
-Adoniram Judson Gordon (April 13, 1836-February 2, 1895)
-Aurelius Augustine, Bishop of Hippo (November 13, 354-August 28, 430 A.D.)
"Real prayer is communion with God so that there will be common thoughts between His mind and ours. What is needed is for Him to fill our hearts with His thoughts and then His desires will become our desires flowing back to Him."
-Arthur Walkington Pink (1886-July 15, 1952)
Mans chief and highest end is to glorify God and fully to enjoy Him forever. Westminster Larger Catechism, Westminster Assembly of Divines (1645-1652)