The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us.
I find the doing of the will of God leaves me no time for disputing about his plans — I do not say for thinking about them.
in the will of God" is not a matter of intellectual discernment, but a state of heart... It's motto is --" My Father can do what he likes with me, He may bless me to death, or give me a bitter cup; I delight to do His will.
In great contests each party claims to act in accordance with the will of God. Both may be, and one must be wrong.
The first end I propose in our daily work is to do the will of God; secondly, to do it in the manner he wills it; and thirdly to do it because it is his will.
Living with faith and courage is
something that life requires of
each of us.
never, give up! Never give in no
Fight it through!
And I promise you something with
all of my heart-God will help
Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want. It is the belief that God will do what is right.
I know success or failure in my life or ministry does not depend on my own skill or even on external circumstances, it depends only on my faithfulness. God will give me the gifts necessary to do whatever He calls me to do, and He will not be hindered in His work by circumstances.
There are two kinds of people: those who say to God, 'Thy will be done,' and those to whom God says, 'All right, then, have it your way.'
God will take care of what you go through. You take care of how you go through it.
A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, 'darkness' on the walls of his cell.
We are not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be.
God will come into your plans. But the choice is yours whether you allow Him to begin it, or force Him to end it.
God's work done in God's way will never lack God's supply.
The will of God - nothing less, nothing more, nothing else.
Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase.
Pain insists upon being attended to. God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks in our consciences, but shouts in our pains. It is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.
We need not join the mad rush to purchase an earthly fallout shelter. God is our eternal fallout shelter. From Strength to Love, 1963
Intelligence, patriotism, Christianity, and a firm reliance on Him, who has never yet forsaken this favored land, are still competent to adjust, in the best way, all our present difficulty.
Thus inwardly armed with confidence in God and the unshakable stupidity of the voting citizenry, the politicians can begin the fight for the 'remaking' of the Reich as they call it.
I had so often sung 'Deutschland u:ber Alles' and shouted 'Heil' at the top of my lungs, that it seemed to me almost a belated act of grace to be allowed to stand as a witness in the divine court of the eternal judge and proclaim the sincerity of this conviction.
Once again the songs of the fatherland roared to the heavens along the endless marching columns, and for the last time the Lord's grace smiled on His ungrateful children.
But if out of smugness, or even cowardice, this battle is not fought to its end, then take a look at the peoples five hundred years from now. I think you will find but few images of God, unless you want to profane the Almighty.
Anyone who dares to lay hands on the highest image of the Lord commits sacrilege against the benevolent creator of this miracle and contributes to the expulsion from paradise.
It may be that today gold has become the exclusive ruler of life, but the time will come when man will again bow down before a higher god.
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