Monday, July 26, 2010

Thoughts on Life's Challenges Today

"One never gossips about the secret virtues of others." - Jan Conenuis

"We don't ever take our adversities for granted-- only our blessings." -Dan Gylberd

"Of His bounty, the Lord often grants not what we seek so as to bestow something preferable." - St. Augustine

"It is our world that elevates personality over character,
Happiness over contentedness, entertainment over the pursuit of Heaven." - Jonathan Edwards, or biography of him

"Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God." -Corrie Ten Boom

"We can do no great things- only small things with great love." - Mother Teresa

"Sow an act, reap a habit, sow a habit, reap a character, sow a character, reap a destiny." -G.D.Boardman

"It is very easy to overestimate the importance of our own achievements in comparision to what we owe others." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"You can always do less than you think in five years and more than you think in fifty." - Thomas Chalmers

"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." - Martin Luther

"Since then we have a Great High Priest who has passed through the heavens, Jesus, the Son of God, let us hold fast to our confession. For we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, but one who in every respect has been tempted as we are, yet without sin. Let us then with confidence draw near to the throne of grace, that we may recieve mercy and find grace to help in the time of need." - Hebrews 4:14...

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