No sin which we are capable of committing has ever taken God by surprise for He knew we were just like that.
Before we can pray, “Lord, Thy Kingdom come,” we must be willing to pray, “My Kingdom go.”
God’s mercy with a sinner is only equalled and perhaps outmatched by His patience with the saints, with you and me.
There is some task which the God of all the Universe, the Great Creator, your Redeemer in Jesus Christ has for you to do–and which will remain undone and incomplete until, by faith and obedience, you step into the will of God.
The condition of an enlightened mind is a surrendered heart.
The conversion of a soul is the miracle of a moment, but the manufacture of a saint is the task of a lifetime.
Obey God in all things today! Drive out the enemy! Lay the ax to the root of the tree, and the capacity for Jesus Christ will be increased tomorrow.
Any battle for victory, power, and deliverance – from ourselves and from sin – which is not based constantly upon the gazing and the beholding of the Lord Jesus, with the heart and life lifted up to Him, is doomed to failure.
The Bible NEVER flatters its heroes. It tells us the truth about each one of them in order that against the background of human breakdown and failure we may magnify the grace of God and recognize that it is the delight of the Spirit of God to work upon the platform of human impossibilities.
If you look up into His face and say, “Yes, Lord, whatever it costs,” at that moment He’ll flood your Life with His presence and power.
It’s Satan’s delight to tell me that once he’s got me, he will keep me. But at that moment I can go back to God. And I know that if I confess my sins, God is faithful and just to forgive me.
For every discouragement has been allowed to come to us in order that through it we may be cast in utter helplessness at the Saviour’s feet.
Return to the battle again, no longer trusting in the false and insufficient human resources which so foolishly we had taken into the battle, but now trusting in the limitless resources of our risen Lord.
The best place any Christian can ever be in is to be totally destitute and totally dependant upon God, and know it.
David knew that all the question marks of his life were in the hand of God. He knew it was impossible to be in God’s hand and in the enemy’s hand at the same time. The gloom begins to disappear and fear departs as faith emerges in glorious triumph. This man is rising out of his testing and adversity to learn to put his utter dependence on the Lord.