Miscellaneous Quote

God’s Holy Love – Thomas Oden

God’s Holy Love – Thomas Oden

God’s holiness is not an unloving holiness, and God’s love is not an unholy love. It is only by keeping these two primary moral qualities of the divine being closely related that we may rightly behold the character of God.

– Thomas Oden –

Interest in Discipleship – Allan Coppedge

Interest in Discipleship – Allan Coppedge

Today’s rising interest in discipleship grows out of the experience of the evangelical church as it discovers it can no longer exist just to do evangelism and provide worship for believers.

– Dr. Allan Coppedge –

I give up all my own plans and purposes – Betty Scott Stam

I give up all my own plans and purposes – Betty Scott Stam

Lord, I give up all my own plans and purposes. All my own desires and hopes and accept Your will for my life. I give myself, my life, my all, utterly to You to be Yours forever. Fill me and seal me with Your Holy Spirit. Use me as You will, send me where you will, work out Your whole will in my life at any cost, now and forever. To me to live is Christ. Amen.

– Betty Scott Stam –

Defined by your relationship – John Oswalt

Defined by your relationship – John Oswalt

To be a Christian is defined by your relationship toward God as revealed in your conformity to God’s character … God is saying to you and to me, “Come, come walk with me. Come share My goals, share My pace, share My direction, share My walk.” … Are you a Christian? … God says, “Let me see your walk.”

– John Oswalt –

Does Christ control you? – Dawson Trotman

Does Christ control you? – Dawson Trotman

The question for each man to settle is not what he would do for the Lord if he had more money, time or education, but what he will do with the things he has. It’s not who you are or what you have that matters—but whether Christ controls you.

– Dawson Trotman –

Self-Giving Love – Bill Ury

Self-Giving Love – Bill Ury

Holiness is nothing less than self-giving love. More than conceptual, this love is tangibly self-offering, self-dispensing, and self-emptying. It is the essence of biblical discipleship.

– Bill Ury –