THE TREASURE CHEST
A collection of favorite quotes and ideas...
"As the rain and the snow
come down from heaven,
and do not return to it
without watering the earth
and making it bud and flourish,
so that it yields seed for the sower
and bread for the eater,
so is my word that goes out
from my mouth:
It will not return to me empty,
but will accomplish what I desire
and achieve the purpose
for which I sent it."
"It's your job to pray.
It's God's job to answer."
"You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart."
"And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose."
"And the God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet."
"They that know God will be humble.
They that know themselves cannot be proud."
God promises to provide strength for us on a daily basis. Trying to accomplish tomorrow's tasks on today's strength is foolhardy.
"He who is kind to the poor lends to the LORD and he will reward him for what he has done."
"There is a great man who makes every man feel small. But the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great."
"In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock."
"The love of liberty is the love of others; the love of power is the love of ourselves."
"Man is certainly stark mad:
he cannot make a flea,
yet he makes gods by the dozens."
"Flatter me, and I may not believe you.
Criticize me, and I may not like you.
Ignore me, and I may not forgive you.
Encourage me, and I will not forget you.
William Arthur Ward
"Blessed is the man who finds widsom, the man who gains understanding, for she is more profitable than silver and yields better returns than gold."
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Christianity is simply one blind man telling another blind man where to find food.
Billy Graham (?)
"Like a gold ring in a pig's snout is a beautiful woman who shows no discretion"
"We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same."
"The nature of love is to do what is right, not what is easy."
"Lord, break my heart by the things that break the heart of God."
Bob Pierce, the founder of World Vision.