Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Faithful Quotes

“The true, living faith, which the Holy Spirit instills into the heart, simply cannot be idle.”
—Martin Luther

“The first conscious exercise of the renewed soul is faith; as the first conscious act of a man born blind whose eyes have been opened, is seeing.”
—Charles Hodge

“God does not expect us to submit our faith to him without reason, but the very limits of our reason make faith a necessity.”

“It is not a very robust faith which in order to survive must distort or ignore the facts.”
—Elisabeth Elliot

“The more we know of God, the more unreservedly we will trust him; the greater our progress in theology, the simpler and more childlike will be our faith.”
—J. Gresham Machen

“What saves is faith alone, but the faith that saves is never alone.”
—J. I. Packer

“True faith is suffused with penitence.”
—John Murray

“Faith is not a distant view, but a warm embrace of Christ.”
—John Calvin

“Faith does not operate in the realm of the possible. There is no glory for God in that which is humanly possible. Faith begins where man’s power ends.”
—George Müller

“Good works do not make a good man, but a good man makes the works to be good.”
—Martin Luther

“The Bible recognizes no faith that does not lead to obedience, nor does it recognize any obedience that does not spring from faith. The two are opposite sides of the same coin.”
—A.W. Tozer

“Faith is to believe what we do not see, and the reward of this faith is to see what we believe.”

“Live in faith and hope, though it be in darkness, for in this darkness God protects the soul. Cast your care upon God for you are His and He will not forget you. Do not think that He is leaving you alone, for that would be to wrong Him.”
—John of the Cross