Surrender a life

One does not surrender a life in an instant. That which is lifelong can only be surrendered in a lifetime. — Elisabeth Elliot

Speak and listen

speak-listen

Speak in such a way that others love to listen to you. Listen in such a way that others love to speak to you. — Harold J. Duarte-Bernhardt

The mongrel collection

For whatever reason, God now reveals himself in the world not through a pillar of smoke and fire, not even through the physical body of his Son in Galilee, but through the mongrel collection that comprises my local church and every other such gathering in God’s name. — Philip Yancey

Prayer purpose

We look upon prayer simply as a means of getting things for ourselves, but the biblical purpose of prayer is that we may get to know God Himself. — Oswald Chambers

To be enjoyed

The infinitely self-sufficient God came into the world not to be assisted, but to be enjoyed. — John Piper

Spirit filled life

The Spirit-filled life is not a special, deluxe edition of Christianity. It is part and parcel of the total plan of God for His people. — A.W. Tozer