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Grace Quotes

  • John MacArthur quote

    "If a dying Savior could bring us to God's grace, surely a living Savior can keep us in His grace."

    - John MacArthur

  • mirror"Our job is to love others, not wonder whether or not they deserve it."
    - Thomas Merton

  • quote 1487

    "When we remember we are all mad, the mysteries disappear and life stands explained."

    - Mark Twain

  • quote 1509

    "If you love someone, let them nap."

    - anonymous

  • quote 1512

    Pope Francis revealed recently he daily prays a meditation from St. Thomas More that includes the line:

    “Grant me, O Lord, a sense of good humor. Allow me the grace to be able to take a joke.”

  • quote 1523

    "Naps are a kiss on the forehead from God."

    - Penn Clark "Advice to Pastors"

  • quote 1544

    "Choose to live generously and watch your life change."

    - ILikeGiving.com

  • quote 1549

    "We must beware in our attitude toward people who are suffering that we do not blunder by imagining our point of view to be the only one."

    - Oswald Chambers, in Baffled to Fight Better

  • quote 1550

    “When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people.”

    - Abraham Joshua Heschel

  • quote 1551

    "I myself am the enemy who also must be loved..."

    - Carl Jung

  • quote 1555

    Preachers are the absolute worst people to listen to sermons. So here is the prayer I use to prep myself:

    Lord, save me from compare, contrast, critique. Move me from cerebration to celebration. Free me to hear You in and through your messenger today. Amen.

    – Leonard Sweet

  • quote 1558

    "You fearful saints fresh courage take, the clouds you so much dread are big with mercy and will break in blessings on your head."

    - Anonymous

  • quote 1564

    "People are equal in the same way pennies are equal. Some are bright, others are dull; some are worn smooth, others are sharp and fresh. But all are equal in value for each penny bears the image of the sovereign, each person bears the image of the King of Kings."

    - G.K. Chesterton

  • quote 1565

    "Those who know your name trust in you, for you, Lord, have never forsaken those who seek you."

    Psalm 9:10

  • quote 1566

    "If I were called upon to state in a few words the essence of everything I was trying to say both as a novelist and as a preacher, it would be something like this: Listen to your life. See it for the fathomless mystery it is. In the boredom and pain of it no less than in the excitement and gladness: touch, taste, smell your way to the holy and hidden heart of it because in the last analysis all moments are key moments, and life itself is grace."

    - Frederick Buechner

  • quote 1568

    "Chains do not hold a marriage together.  It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years."  

    - Simone Signoret

  • quote 1573

    "It is much easier to have sympathy with suffering than it is to have sympathy with thought."

    - Oscar Wilde

  • quote 1576

    "Your worst days are never so bad that you are beyond the reach of God's grace. And your best days are never so good that you are beyond the need of God's grace."

    Jerry Bridges, The Discipline of Grace

  • quote 1580

    "Undeniable guilt, plus undeserved grace, should equal unbridled gratitude."

    - Nancy Leigh DeMoss

  • quote 1591

    "Don't allow what has been done to you to become bigger than what Jesus did for you."

    - TobyMac #SpeakLife

  • quote 1592

    "What! Get to Heaven on your own strength? You might as well try to climb to the moon on a rope of sand!"

    - George Whitefield

  • quote 1596

    "A thousand times in history a baby has become a king, but only once in history did a King become a baby."

    - Unknown

  • quote 1597

    "Jesus isn't just the reason for the season. He's the reason for every day of our life."

  • quote 1598

    "Watch, O Lord, with those who wake, or watch, or weep tonight."

    - St. Augustine

  • quote 1600

    "I do not understand the mystery of grace; only that it meets us where we are and doesn't leave us where it found us."

    - Anne Lamott

  • quote 1601

    "The heaven of heavens cannot contain Him, and yet He condescends to find a house within our hearts!"

    - C. H. Spurgeon

  • quote 1608

    "Givers have to set limits because takers rarely do."

    - Irma Kurtz

  • quote 1615

    "The ability to speak several languages is an asset, but the ability to keep your mouth shut in any language is priceless."

    - Unknown

  • quote 1627

    "Grace often grows strongest where conviction of sin has pierced deepest."

    - Sinclair Ferguson

  • quote 1629

    "The eyes are useless when the mind is blind."

    - Milan Kumar

  • quote 1630

    "Jesus Christ knows the worst about you. Nonetheless, He is the One who loves you most."

    - A. W. Tozer

  • quote 1633

    "My memory is nearly gone, but I remember two things: that I am a great sinner, and that Christ is a great Savior."

    - John Newton, 1807

  • quote 1635

    "Humanity's particular beauty is only possible because of its brave fragility. Look to your vulnerable God."

    - Ann Voskamp

  • quote 1639

    "Experience is a difficult teacher because she gives the test first and then the lesson afterwards."

    - Vernon Law

  • quote 1649

    "You don't have to agree on anything to be kind to everyone."

    - Ann Voskamp

  • quote 1650

    "Be kind. You never know how many times a mom got up last night."

    - KitchenFunWithMy3Sons.com

  • quote 1654

    "What is it about your own miserable works and  doings that you think you could please God more than the sacrifice of His own Son?"

    - Martin Luther

  • Grace tries to understand

    "Grace is when somebody hurts you and you try to understand their situation instead of trying to hurt them back."

    - Unknown

  • Tolerance is not about not having beliefs.

    "Tolerance isn't about not having beliefs. It's about how your beliefs lead you to treat people who disagree with you."

    - Timothy Keller

  • We want our morality to save us.

    “I know why I want my morality to save me. If I’m saved by my good works, then like a taxpayer, I have rights. I’ve paid into the system and God owes me a good and decent life. And there is a limit to what the Father can ask of me. But if I’m saved by sheer grace, then my life belongs entirely to the Father, he owes me nothing and there is no limit to what he can ask of me.”

    - a brand new follower of Jesus

  • quote 1672

    "Be who you needed when you were younger."

    - Unknown

  • Build a longer table

    "If you are more fortunate than others, it is better to build a longer table than a taller fence."

    - Unknown

  • quote 1683

    "We need to give each other the space to grow, to be ourselves, to exercise our diversity. We need to give each other space so that we may both give and receive such beautiful things as ideas, openness, dignity, joy, healing, and inclusion."

    - Max de Pree

  • Timothy Keller Quote

    "God invites us to come as we are, not to stay as we are."

    - Tim Keller

  • Christ came to earth

    "Christ's willingness to come to earth was not motivated by what He saw inside of us, but by what was inside of Him."

    - Paul David Tripp

  • How to Keep Christ in Christmas

    "Want to keep Christ in Christmas? Feed the hungry, clothe the naked, forgive the guilty, welcome the stranger and the unwanted child, care for the ill, love your enemies."

    - Unknown

  • quote 1730

    "When he called his society together, Jesus gave its members a new way of life to live. 

    • He gave them a new way to deal with offenders - by forgiving them;
    • He gave them a new way to deal with violence - by suffering;
    • He gave them a new way to deal with money - by sharing it;
    • He gave them a new way to deal with problems of leadership - by drawing upon the gift of every member, even the most humble;
    • He gave them a new way to deal with a corrupt society - by building a new order, not smashing the old;
    • He gave them a new pattern of relationship between man and woman, between parent and child, between master and slave, in which was made concrete a radical new vision of what it means to be a human person."

    - Stanley Hauerwas