Quotes to motivate and inspire

Weekend Reading Quotes

Be a Lion for Christ
Be a Lion for Christ

David Clarkson, preaching at John Owen’s Funeral:
As a preacher, Owen bowed before his own maxim, that “a man preacheth that sermon only well unto others which preacheth itself in his own soul.”
J.I. Packer’s introduction to John Owen’s The Mortification of Sin: A Puritan’s view of How to Deal with Sin in Your Life.

“… there’s a difference between telling people what to do and inciting a movement. The movement happens when people talk to one another, when ideas spread within the community, and most of all, when peer support leads people to do what they always knew was the right thing.” —Seth Godin, Tribes, p. 23

Rise to Conquer, by Larry Poland
“Joining the kingdom of Jesus Christ revokes our citizenship in the kingdom of this world.” –-Larry Poland, p. 69

Speaking on the privilege of being born again

“ This rebirth, then, not only consummated our union to the kingdom but (in an incredible act of grace on the part of the King) also brought us into the royal family! Thus, in one act we became citizens of the kingdom and children of the Monarch, part of the nobility that rules the Kingdom! And, if this were not enough, we were written into the royal will as equal heirs and heiresses of the royal fortune! Isn’t this the import of Paul’s teaching in Romans 1:15-17”  —Larry Poland , p. 71-72

“…once we have been born into the kingdom of Jesus Christ, we become divinely appointed agents of the king to extend the boundaries of the kingdom to those in darkness.” —Larry Poland, p. 73

“You also must help us by prayer, so that many will give thanks on our behalf for the blessing granted us through the prayers of many.” —The Apostle Paul, 2 Cor.1:11

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