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Meaning Thoughts

Measure wealth not by the things you have, but by the things you have for which you would not take money.

When all is said and done; more is said than done.

Delayed obedience is disobedience.

The more freedom we have ... the further we go from the its source.

Gratitude is a memory of the heart.

Doing nothing is the most tiring job in the world because you can't stop and rest.

All Christians work for the same employer.

God never puts anyone in a place too small to grow in.

Encouragement costs you nothing to give, but it is priceless to receive.

God can mend a broken heart; but we have to give him all of the pieces.

We cannot shine if we haven't taken time to fill our lamps.

Prayer should be our first resource rather than our last resort.

The treasures of the Bible can be found only by those who dig for them.

Learn from the mistakes of others -- You can't live long enough to make them all yourself.

Faith makes things possible...not easy.

You aren't loved because you're valuable. You're valuable because God loves you.

We may give without loving, but we cannot love without giving.

Like fire, words can either burn or warm.

When life isn't a bed of roses, remember Who wore the Thorns.

Meaningful Quotations

"The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken." ---Samuel Johnson

Most people are bothered by those Scripture passages which they cannot understand. But for me, the passages in Scripture which trouble me most are those which I do understand.---Mark Twain

"Don't misplace tolerance. Tolerance applies only to persons, but never to truth. Intolerance applies only to truth, but never to persons. Tolerance applies to the erring; intolerance to the error."---Fulton J. Sheen

Faith is not an acceptance of general, abstract truths, but an answer and a decision at a certain time and in a very certain place.---J. L. Hromadka

Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks. Then the doing of your work shall be no miracle, but you yourself shall be the miracle.---Phillips Brooks

The problem is not that the churches are filled with empty pews, but that the pews are filled with empty people.---Charlie Shedd

Salt, when dissolved in water, may disappear, but it does not cease to exist. We can be sure of its presence by tasting the water. Likewise, the indwelling Christ, though unseen, will be made evident to others from the love which he imparts to us.---Sadhu Sundar Singh

If we are to live unto God at any time, or in any place, we are to live unto Him at all times and all places. If we are to use anything as the gift of God, we are to use everything as His gift.---William Law

The smallest things become great when God requires them of us; they are small only in themselves; they are always great when they are done for God, and when they serve to unite us with Him eternally.---François Fénelon

I do not believe anyone ever yet humbly, genuinely, thoroughly gave himself to Christ without some other finding Christ through him.---Phillips Brooks

Add up your joys and never count your sorrows---Robert H.Schuller

Trials are medicines which our gracious and wise Physician prescribes because we need them; and he proportions the frequency and weight of them to what the case requires. Let us trust his skill and thank him for his prescription. ---Sir Isaac Newton (1642-1727)

We will always live less than a responsible life if we fear anything other than God.---Neil Anderson

Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you will get neither.---C.S. Lewis

Christ’s cross is the sweetest burden that ever I bore: it is such a burden as wings are to a bird, or sails are to a ship.---Samuel Rutherford

I long to accomplish a great and noble task, but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks as if they were great and noble.---Helen Keller

The refiner is never very far from the mouth of the furnace when His gold is in the fire.---Charles Spurgeon

The more you pray, the easier it becomes. The easier it becomes, the more you will pray.---Mother Teresa

We don't serve God to gain His acceptance; we are accepted so we serve God. We don't follow Him in order to be loved; we are loved so we follow Him.---Neil Anderson

I have held many things in my hands, and I have lost them all; but whatever I have placed in God's hands, that I still possess.---Corrie Ten Boom

Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, vision cleared, ambition inspired, and success achieved.---Helen Keller

Reflect upon your blessings, of which every man has plenty, not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.---Charles Dickens