We regard God as an airman regards his parachute; it’s there for emergencies but he hopes he’ll never have to use it.   C.S. Lewis

Sleeping on a dragon’s hoard with greedy, dragonish thoughts in his heart, he had become a dragon himself.   C.S. Lewis

Christian Youth, I need to ask why you sit in the padded pews of your fathers while all around the darkness takes your cities and your friends.   Andrew Strom

As men are not able to fight against death, misery, ignorance, they have taken it into their heads, in order to be happy, not to think of them at all.   Blaise Pascal

You may choose to look the other way but you can never say again that you did not know.   William Wilberforce

Science may have found a cure for most evils; but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all – the apathy of human beings.   Helen Keller

If you are contented with a sound creed and a little morality in your lives, you are in an awful state. I would not like to die in your state for a thousand worlds.   William Tiptaft

There are a lot of Christians who are halfway fellows. They stand in the door, holding on to the Church with one hand while they play with the toys of the world with the other. They are in the doorway and we can’t bring sinners in.   Mordecai Ham

The world never burned a casual Christian at the stake.   John R. Rice

Never adopt an attitude of indifference, for if you do you will suffer for it. The weight will grow heavier and heavier.   Watchman Nee

May the things of this world so lose their power over us that we do not in the slightest wish to be “worldly”; nay, we even delight in not remaining “in the world.”   Watchman Nee

When sinners are careless and stupid, and sinking into hell unconcerned, it is time the church should bestir themselves. It is as much the duty of the church to awake, as it is for the firemen to awake when a fire breaks out in the night in a great city.   Charles Finney

The man who has nothing more than a kind of Sunday religion — whose Christianity is like his Sunday clothes put on once a week, and then laid aside — such a man cannot, of course, be expected to care about growth in grace.   J.C. Ryle

I will not judge a person to be spiritually dead whom I have judged formerly to have had spiritual life, though I see him at present in a swoon (faint)as to all evidences of the spiritual life. And the reason why I will not judge him so is this — because if you judge a person dead, you neglect him, you leave him; but if you judge him in a swoon,(faint) though never so dangerous, you use all means for the retrieving of his life.   John Owen

If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.   Thomas Aquinas

Oh, it is sad for a poor Christian to stand at the door of the promise, in the dark night of affliction, afraid to draw the latch, whereas he should then come boldly for shelter as a child into his father’s house.   William Gurnall

A minister, without boldness, is like a smooth file, a knife without an edge, a sentinel that is afraid to let off his gun. If men will be bold in sin, ministers must be bold to reprove.   William Gurnall

The most tremendous judgment of God in this world is the hardening of the hearts of men.   John Owen

It is hard to interest those who have everything in those who have nothing.   Helen Keller

Non-praying is lawlessness, discord, anarchy.   E.M. Bounds

All growth that is not toward God, is growing to decay.  George Macdonald

He was one of those men who possess almost every gift, except the gift of the power to use them.   Charles Kingsley

Can we be casual in the work of God — casual when the house is on fire, and people in danger of being burned?   Duncan Campbell

It is a shame for a person to have been a Christian for years but not to have advanced beyond the knowledge of his salvation.   Theodore Epp

What makes the Dead Sea dead? Because it is all the time receiving, never giving out anything. Why is it that many Christians are cold? Because they are all the time receiving, never giving out anything.   D.L. Moody

Neglect does more for the soul than make it miss salvation. It despoils it of its capacity for salvation.   Henry Drummond

If you seek to please men you can never be a servant of the Lord.   Zac Poonen

God has no place for undercover agents.   Woodrow Kroll

How can you pull down strongholds of Satan if you don’t even have the strength to turn off your TV?   Leonard Ravenhill

Is the world crucified to you tonight? Or does it fascinate you?   Leonard Ravenhill

Apathy is the acceptance of the unacceptable.   John Stott

You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say.   Martin Luther

A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God’s truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.   John Calvin

We should not ask, “What is wrong with the world?” for that diagnosis has already been given. Rather, we should ask, “What has happened to the salt and light?”   John Stott