God is not going to bless a goal motivated by greed, envy, guilt, fear, or pride. But he does honor your goal that is motivated
by a desire to demonstrate love to him and to others, because life is all about learning how to love.
Outside of Christ every man has an evil heart. So we need an inward change of the heart, a dramatic turning around of our desires and motivations.
Ronald Boon, Born again, what is that?
If we possess nothing, God will allow us to have plenty. A. W. Tozer
God determines your greatness by how many people you serve, not how many people serve you. Rick Warren, What On Earth Am I Here for?
The good news is, no matter how dismal our current situation or outlook, we are assured by God, “This too shall pass.” Joyce Meyers, Be Anxious For Nothing
Tough memories are tough, period. But to share them and to talk about God’s blessings during them is fulfilling the Shema of God. Rev. David Weyrick, Called By God: Responders of Biblical Proportion
Working the soil has been compared to God working in our hearts. God has to pull out the weeds in our life so that the His fruit can grow. Denise Lorenz, God for Today
When you are doing God’s will everything seems to happen without much effort or many obstacles. Mary C. Neal, MD, To Heaven and Back
We need to ask the Holy Spirit for wisdom and discernment when facing a situation, and remember the words we speak will be planted in the hearts of the people you speak them to.Brian Steenhoek, Straight From God’s Corner
No jackpot, lottery, or winnings will ever compare to what we can have in a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Instead of dying to be rich, we should be thankful our riches are found in Christ. Brian Steenhoek, Straight From God’s Corner
God never commanded us not to make money, nor did Jesus teach that we shouldn’t make money; but there are clear statements about giving to and sharing with others. Winnie Anderson, Faith From 9 to 5: How to Overcome the Seven Deadly Sins and Live Your Faith at Work
If God gave His Son Jesus for your Life, just imagine how worthy you are to Him. Start thinking like God, see the worth He sees in you. Maurice Kande, Jump into a Life of Purpose
Jesus wants you to believe in others, too, and express to them the potential you see in them to do great things for God. Rick Warren
God’s vision for you and me is maturity. Spiritual maturity is measured by how readily we respond to the person of God rather than the promises of God. It involves coming to the place where who is asking is more important than what we are being asked to do.
Andy Stanley, Visioneering
The sweetest satisfaction lies, not in climbing your own Everest, but in helping other climbers. Max Lucado, Every Day Chance
Instead of asking God “Why?” you need to learn to trust God in things you don’t understand. Rick Warren
When you get serious about daily Bible study, you’ll find that the Word of God will become a lamp unto your feet, a light unto your path, and a map for your soul.
Dr. David Jeremiah – The Jeremiah Study Bible
Here’s a word that’s not in the Bible: retirement. You may stop working, but you keep serving the Lord. You have more wisdom and experience now, and God is not going to waste that. Rick Warren
Rest time is not waste time. It is economy to gather fresh strength…. It is wisdom to take occasional furlough. In the long run, we shall do more by sometimes doing less. Charles H. Spurgeon
Worldlings make gold their god; saints make God their gold. Matthew Henry
Get ready; the best is yet to come! T.D. Jakes
If we want to be comforted, we must make up our minds to believe every single solitary word of comfort God has ever spoken. Hannah Whitall Smith, in God of All Comfort
When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don’t throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer. Corrie ten Boom
You will never cease to be the most amazed person on earth at what God has done for you on the inside. Oswald Chambers
True wealth isn’t measured by your bank account or automobile. As fellow heirs with Christ (Rom. 8:17), believers have access to God’s riches, which include unspeakable joy, unconditional love, and peace beyond understanding. Invest in your spiritual life, and enjoy these blessings of grace. Charles Stanley
Christians ought to have a reputation for being the most dependable people at work. They are always aware of who their true boss is. Rick Warren, God’s Power To Change Your Life
Do all the good you can
in all the ways you can
at all the times you can
to all the people you can
as long as ever you can.
If you regret a failure in your life, thank God for the unseen work He is doing in you today. Dr. David Jeremiah
You can’t stay in your corner of the forest waiting for people to come to you. You have to go to them sometimes. Winnie the Pooh
Don’t bury your talent and expose your fear. Bury your fear and expose your talent. T.D. Jakes
Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again. Nelson Mandela
It is when God is in control of the servant mind that we can realize as never before that life’s greatest joy is to give His love away to those poor souls who are still stuck in the rut of comparative living. Charles Swindoll
God wants all His people to sing in the struggle because they know barrenness is not the end, but just the starting point of their turn. Charlotte Gambill, author of Turnaround God
God has a “way” for our lives. Most people think God is not at all interested in the details of our lives. But He is. Stovall Weems, The God-First Life
Successful people know what they don’t know, and they are quick to go to people who do. Andy Stanley
In this dry desert season of the heart, we are watered by God’s promise of sustenance and fullness of life to come. Wendy M. Wright
The Easter story ends not with a funeral but with a festival. John Blanchard
One of my highest privileges is when I know I am being used by God to help others. Lori Hogan
Greed is the assumption that everything placed in our hands is for our consumption. Andy Stanley
When we do what we are meant to do, money comes to us, doors open for us, we feel useful, and the work we do feels like play to us. Julia Cameron
Saying yes to God means saying yes to a bigger life, and He won’t settle for less. He doesn’t want us to either. Laurie Short, from Finding Faith in the Dark: When the Story of Your Life Takes a Turn You Didn’t Plan