Mottoes & Quotations

Mottoes and Quotations

Mottoes and Quotations

Mottoes and Quotations When I was young and visited my grandparents’ house, I was impressed with the motto that hung on their wall. It was simple but left a lasting impression:  Christ is the Head of this house The Unseen Guest at every meal The Silent Listener to every conversation. Over the years the truth of these three lines has […]

Do Nothing, Say Nothing, Go Nowhere

 Do Nothing, Say Nothing, Go Nowhere Do nothing  you would not like to be doing  when Jesus comes. . . . Say nothing you would not like to be saying when Jesus comes. . . . Go nowhere you would not like to be found when Jesus comes. . . .    

Christ is the Head of This House

Christ is the Head of This House

Christ is the Head of this House,  the Unseen Guest  at every meal,  the Silent Listener  to every conversation.  

Working for the Lord

Working for the Lord

  “Working for the Lord doesn’t pay much, but the retirement plan is out of this world!”

By God’s Grace. . .

  By God’s Grace. . . ·       I am saved from sin (Ephesians 2:8) ·       I am forgiven of sin (1 John 2:12) ·       I am redeemed in Christ (Ephesians 1:7) ·       I am reconciled to God (Romans 5:10) ·       I am saved from God’s wrath (Romans 5:9) ·       I am born of God through the Spirit (1 John 5:1; […]

Regeneration

  REGENERATION A change of nature; a new life from God.  REPENTANCE   A change of mind; a new mind about God.  CONVERSION   A change of life; a new life for God.  JUSTIFICATION   A change of state; a new standing before God.  SANCTIFICATION   A change of service; separation unto God.  ADOPTION   A change of family; a […]

Will It Seem Important

  WILL IT SEEM IMPORTANT   100 YEARS FROM NOW? 1,000 YEARS FROM NOW? 1,000,000 YEARS FROM NOW? IN ETERNITY?  

I Don’t Care What Happens To Me

    I don’t care what happens to me, joy or sorrow, health or pain, life or death, so long as Jesus is glorified! –Author Unknown

Humility

    Humility  “Whoever exalts himself shall be humbled; and whoever humbles himself shall be exalted.” (Matthew 23:12)    “All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, for God is opposed to the proud, but gives grace to the humble.  Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you at the proper time.” […]

House Rules

    HOUSE RULES  If you drop it, Pick it up!   If you spill it, Wipe it up!   If you break it, Repair it!   If you dirty it, Clean it!   If you borrow it, Bring it back!   If you turn it on, Turn it off!   If you lose it, Find it!   If you […]

Spend your time

      Spend your time in nothing which you know must be repented of; in nothing on which you might not pray the blessing of God; in nothing which you could not review with a quiet conscience on your dying bed; in nothing which you might not safely and properly be found doing if death should surprise you in […]

The Truth of God

The Truth of God ·        May I give God the glory for it ·        May I find Jesus Christ in it ·        May I utterly value it ·        May I earnestly seek it ·        May I read God’s Word for it ·        May I diligently study for it ·        May I unreservedly believe it ·        May I fully understand it […]

In Christ We Have

    IN CHRIST WE HAVE  A love that can never be fathomed A life that can never die A righteousness that can never be tarnished A peace that can never be understood A rest that can never be disturbed A joy that can never be diminished A hope that can never be disappointed A glory that can never be […]

We May Be Known By The Following

    WE MAY BE KNOWNBY THE FOLLOWING   What we want most, What we think about most, How we use our money, What we do with our leisure time, The company we enjoy, Whom and what we admire, What we laugh at. These are a few tests. The wise Christian will find others. (A.W. Tozer)

One Hundred Years From Now

  ONE HUNDRED YEARS FROM NOW  One hundred years from now it will not matter how old your house or your car was. It will not matter how poor you were, how many physical afflictions you suffered, or whether you had a handicap. It will not matter that you were lacking in physical attractiveness or strength, lacking in great intellectual […]

The True Measure of Wealth

    The true measure of wealth is not how rich you are when you die, but how rich you will be the moment after you die!    

If You Love and Obey God

  IF YOU LOVE AND OBEY GOD,  YOUR  PAST  IS  FORGIVEN,   YOUR PRESENT  IS    SECURE,    AND   YOUR  FUTURE  IS  BRIGHT!  

God’s Grace

    God’s grace is his Active Favor bestowing the Greatest Gift upon those who have deserved the Greatest Punishment  

Don’t Give Up

    DON’T  GIVE  UP   God can read each falling tear. He sees the heart that’s needing cheer. He knows the path that’s hard and drear. Don’t give up for He is near….  

Remember

  REMEMBER    THE MORE DIFFICULT THE WALK OF LIFE, THE MORE BLESSED WILL BE THE END OF THE JOURNEY    

Only One Live

  ONLY ONE LIFE Only one life, ‘till soon be past. Only what’s done for Christ will last.   When I am dying, how glad I shall be That the lamp of my life has been blazed out for Thee.   I shall be glad in whatever I gave, Labor, or money, one sinner to save;   I shall not […]

Love Compels Truthfulness

  LOVE COMPELS TRUTHFULNESS “Without trust, there is no community, and without truthfulness, there is no trust. . . . In the long run it is truthfulness that creates trust, and trust is the invisible fiber that holds any human community . . . together.”   –Lewis Smedes  

A Call From God

    GOD CALLS US TO HAVE A PASSIONATE HATRED OF SIN IN ALL OF ITS FORMS!

Resolved

      RESOLVED  I must live now as I will wish I had lived when it comes time for me to die.   RESOLVED I must never do anything which I would be afraid to do if it were the last hour of my life.   RESOLVED I must endeavor to so think, speak, and act as I think […]

I Am Determined

      I am determined to follow where the TRUTH may lead me.      –Stone  

Books

    Books “When you come bring . . . the books, especially the parchments.” –Paul the apostle (2 Timothy 4:13)   “Let no trifling diversion or amusement or company decoy you from your books, i.e., let no girl, no gun, no cards, no flutes, no violins, no dress, no tobacco, no laziness decoy you from your books.” —John Adams […]

Jesus

JESUS Advocate Alpha and Omega Amen * Anointed One * Apostle Author and Perfecter of Faith * Author of Salvation Beginning and the End * Beginning of the Creation of God Beloved * Branch * Bread of God * Bread of Life * Bridegroom Bright Morning Star * Chief Shepherd * Choice Stone * Chosen One Christ * Corner Stone […]

What God Has Joined

  What God Has Joined  It is a great and solemn thing to say to another human soul: “In this one life that we have to live, we will share all things temporal and spiritual. Your joys shall be my joys. Your sorrows shall be my sorrows. In absence you shall yet be near. You shall never be so far […]