New Leaves

Selah for: May 11, 2018

Roland Allen

Missionary zeal does not grow out of intellectual beliefs, nor out of theological arguments, but out of love. If I do not love a person I am not moved to help him by proofs that he is in need; if I do love him, I wait for no proof of a special need to urge me to help him.

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Selah for: May 10, 2018

A.W. Tozer

Those who lived prior to the coming of Christ lived by faith, clinging to promises the fulfillment of which they did not see in their lifetime. Only from a distance did they see and welcome them. If they could cling to the shadow, why cannot we embrace the reality?

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Selah for: May 09, 2018

A.B. Simpson

No one has a sweeter or higher ministry for Christ than men and women at their regular occupations who can carry the light of heaven in their faces all day long.

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Selah for: May 08, 2018

Thomas Sherman

As the rivers which flow from the sea—run back again into the sea; so those blessings which come from God—must always be employed for God. What I have received from him in his mercy, must be returned in glorifying him; therefore, Lord, whatever I enjoy—let me find you in it, and serve you with it.

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Selah for: May 07, 2018

Oswald Chambers

Oh, the deep, unending sadness for what might have been! God never again opens the doors that have been closed. He opens other doors, but He reminds us that there are doors which we have shut– doors which had no need to be shut. Never be afraid when God brings back your past. Let your memory have its way with you. It is a minister of God bringing its rebuke and sorrow to you. God will turn what might have been into a wonderful lesson of growth for the future.

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Selah for: May 04, 2018

Ray Stedman

Christ is the center of everything. Life revolves around him. As a consequence, life comes into proper focus. Despite outward trials, a deep peace possesses the heart, strength grips the spirit and kindness and joy radiate abroad. This is really living!

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Selah for: May 03, 2018

Bob Jackson

Turn your heart in God's direction and God will turn His direction to you.  Get serious about God and God will direct your steps.

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Selah for: May 02, 2018

John Piper

Oh, that God would grant us a persevering grace to spread a passion for his supremacy in all things, …p for the joy of all peoples! Life is too precious to squander on trivial things.

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Selah for: May 01, 2018

Ed Young

The Holy Spirit doesn't contradict the Holy Spirit!… Walking “by” the Spirit is behaving according to His ways, no matter what the emotions or imaginations may be telling you to do.

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Selah for: Apr 30, 2018

Arthur Joyce

True peace comes not from the absence of trouble but from the presence of God. The Holy Spirit working from within causes the fruit of the Spirit to grow. Peace is one aspect of the Fruit.

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Selah for: Apr 27, 2018

Chuck Kelley

What is contentment? It's more than a feeling, it's an attitude. It's more than an attitude, it's a mindset. It's more than a mindset, it's a discipline. It's more than discipline, it's dependent trust. It's more than dependent trust, it's a miracle—a gracious miracle from God.

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Selah for: Apr 26, 2018

Brother Lawrence

My preference is to retire with Him to the deepest part of my soul as often as possible. When I am with Him there, nothing frightens me. But the slightest diversion away from Him is painful to me.

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Selah for: Apr 25, 2018

C.H. Spurgeon

A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.

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Selah for: Apr 24, 2018

Roland Allen

It would assuredly make a difference if Christians, in their approach one to another, realized that, in spite of appearances, they were in fact one.

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Selah for: Apr 23, 2018

David Brainerd

We should always look upon ourselves as God's servants, placed in God's world, to do his work; and accordingly labour faithfully for him; not with a design to grow rich and great, but to glorify God, and do all the good we possibly can.

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