More Helpful Quotes to Consider (Of Late)

“Doing good is great, but only good news saves.”  Kevin DeYoung

“God has desires that do not reach the level of volition.”  John Piper, on 1 Tim 2.4 cf. 2 Tim 2.25

“We are not on the defensive.  We have authority from Christ himself.  The blows we do receive from Satan ‘come from a retreating enemy,’ as (Richard) Lovelace says, because of the decisive victory of Jesus on our behalf.”

“Your partner in the greatest cause.”  John Piper salutation

“The world is my parish.”  John Wesley

“I shall not demean my own uniqueness by envy of others. I shall stop boring into myself to discover what psychological or social categories I might belong to. Mostly I shall simply forget about myself and do my work.” Clyde Kilby

“Awkwardness seems so horrible when it’s in front of us. But it’s not nearly as bad behind us. All my limbs are together, I’m okay, it’s really not that bad.”  Ken Currie on the awkwardness that confronts us in evangelism

“(God is) closer to me than I am to myself.”  Augustine

“The printed [and digital] page is a missionary that can go anywhere and do so at minimum cost. It enters closed lands and reaches all strata of society. It does not grow weary. It needs no furlough.  It lives longer than any missionary. It never gets ill. It penetrates through the mind to the heart and conscience.  It has and is producing results everywhere. It has often lain dormant yet retained its life and bloomed years later.”  Samuel Zwemer

“God’s judgment on homosexual and lesbian relationships is not because he is a killjoy, but because he is opposed to what kills joy.”  John Piper

“It is more important to learn what someone is saying rather than hear what I want to hear.”  John Piper

“The most important value in the universe is not you and not your family and not 7 billion human beings and not billions upon billions of galaxies. We are as nothing a drop in the bucket compared to the value of God. The main problem in the world is the failure to feel that.”  John Piper

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