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Inspirational Quotes

Discussion in 'Daily Devotionals' started by PoppyB, Jun 13, 2019 at 5:42 AM.

  1. PoppyB

    PoppyB Member

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    The way to Jesus is not by Cambridge and Oxford, Glasgow, Edinburgh, London, Princeton, Harvard, Yale, Socrates, Plato, Shakespeare or the poets. It is over an old-fashioned hill called Calvary. Rodney (Gipsy) Smith
     
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    Lol...I bounce back and forth between the 2 forums as well. Love the quote! Amen!
     
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    We Christians are the only people who've won before we even started. Source: me...lol. Peace in Christ :).
     
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    icxn Bραδύγλωσσος αἰπόλος μαθητεύων κνίζειν συκάμινα

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    Another way to phrase that:

    Behold, this is the true and the Christian humility; in this you will be able to achieve victory over every vice, by attributing to God rather than to yourself the fact that you have won. - St John of the Ladder
     
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    But when the Holy Spirit dwells in the heart of a person, He shows him all his inner poverty and weakness, and the corruption of his heart and soul, and his separation from God; and with all his virtues and righteousness. He shows him his sins, his sloth and indifference regarding the salvation and good of people his self-seeking in his apparently most disinterested virtues, his coarse selfishness even where he does not suspect it. To be brief, the Holy Spirit shows him everything as it really is. Then a person begins to have true humility, begins to lose hope in his own powers and virtues, regards himself as the worst of men. And when a person humbles himself before Jesus Christ Who alone is Holy in the glory of God the Father, he begins to repent truly, and resolves never again to sin but to live more carefully. And if he really has some virtues, then he sees clearly that he practiced and practices them only with the help of God, and therefore he begins to put his trust only in God. - St Innocent of Irkutsk, Indication of the Way Into the Kingdom of Heaven
     
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  7. brinny

    brinny everlovin' shiner of light in dark places Supporter

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    Thank you for this thread. I love quotes.

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  8. Anthony2019

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    "Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me." - Psalm 23:4
     
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  9. PoppyB

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    Good one.
     
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