normal, everybody thinks he has a FEVER!" - Watchman Nee
"You must pray with all your might... fervent, effectual, untiring
wrestling with God...This kind of prayer be sure the devil and the
world and your own indolent, unbelieving nature will oppose. They
will pour water on this flame." - William Booth.
"A man set on fire is an apostle of his age...Tell me, is your
ministry a burning and shining light, or a smoking wick, slowly
dying out to ashes? ... We need the dynamic of a flaming ministry
that will set the Church on fire."
- Samuel M. Zwemer
"At Waterloo, the English troops obeying orders fell on their faces
for a time and let the hot fire of the French artillery pass over them.
Then they sprang to their feet and rushed to the thickest of the
fight and beat back their foes. The Lord wants His people flat on
their faces, before they attempt to meet the great crises of life."
- A. T. Pierson.
"A marble cutter, with chisel and hammer, was changing a stone
into a statue. A preacher looking on said: 'I wish I could deal such
changing blows on stony hearts. ' The workman answered: 'Maybe
you could, if you worked like me, upon your knees.'" - A. T. Pierson
"How often has very earnest prayer for the fullness of the Holy
Ghost been in vain, because he who sought that unspeakable
blessing sought it rather for the glory which the possession of it,
or the reputation for the possession of it, might bring to man, than
for the honor and praise that might be brought to God."
- G. H. C. Macgregor
"Our power in drawing others after the Lord mainly rests in our joy
and communion with Him ourselves." - J. G. Bellett
"Do not be satisfied with as much Christianity as will only ease
your conscience." - J. B. Stoney
"If sinners be damned, at least let them leap to Hell over our
bodies. If they will perish, let them perish with our arms about their
knees. Let no one GO there UNWARNED and UNPRAYED for."
- Charles Spurgeon
"The great battles, the battles that decide our destiny and the
destiny of generations yet unborn, are not fought on public
platforms, but in the lonely hours of the night and in moments of
agony." - Samuel Logan Brengle