Quotations for Daily Use


"Don’t worry about anything, but in everything, through prayer and petition with thanksgiving, present your requests to God." Philippians 4:6

"He felt a provoking urge to flee to Lord's Chapel and kneel at the railing." 3rd person referring to Timothy Kavanagh in Somewhere Safe with Someone Good by Jan Karon

"I thank my God every time I remember you . . ." Philippians 1:3

"Man finds it hard to get what he wants, because he does not want the best. God finds it hard to give, because He would give the best and man will not take it." George MacDonald (10 December 1824 – 18 September 1905) was a Scottish author, poet and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis Carroll. 

"Prayer does not equip us for greater works— prayer is the greater work." Oswald Chambers (24 July 1874 – 15 November 1917) was an early twentieth-century Scottish Baptist and Holiness Movement evangelist and teacher, best known for the devotional My Utmost for His Highest.

"Praying together affirms you as one flesh, and among the endless benefits it bestows, it can greatly enhance your sexual communication." Taken from A Common Life, a book in The Mitford Series by Jan Karon

"Set a guard over my mouth, Lord; keep watch over the door of my lips. Do not let my heart be drawn to what is evil [or harsh]" Psalms 141:3-4

"There are three stages in the work of God: impossible, difficult, done." James Hudson Taylor (21 May 1832 – 3 June 1905) was a British Protestant Christian missionary to China and founder of the China Inland Mission (CIM, now OMF International). Taylor spent 51 years in China.

"There will be many times when fear breaks in. We can never be taken prisoner if we greet it with prayer." Father Tim, a character in A Common Life, a book in The Mitford Series by Jan Karon

"We two form a multitude." Ovid; Publius Ovidius Naso (20 March 43 BC – AD 17/18), known as Ovid in the English-speaking world, was a Roman poet who lived during the reign of Augustus. He was a contemporary of the older Virgil and Horace with whom he is often ranked as one of the three canonical poets of Latin literature.

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