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#1. Prayer is commission. Out of the quietness with God, power is generated that turns the spiritual machinery of the world. When you pray, you begin to feel the sense of being sent, that the divine compulsion is upon you. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#2. The early Christians did not say, in dismay, 'Look what the world has come to,' but, in delight, 'Look what has come to the world! - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#3. The action carries a sense of incompleteness and frustration, but not of guilt. Victorious living does not mean perfect living in the sense of living without flaw, but it does mean adequate living, and that can be consistent with many mistakes. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#4. When we talk about what we believe we divide. When we talk about who we believe in we unite. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#5. Grace makes you gracious. The Giver makes you give. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#6. Everything that happens to me can help me along in my Christian life. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#7. When we can sing in the face of death, we can sing in the face of anything. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#8. When the depths are upheld by the Holy Spirit, then the reaction is Christian. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#9. Abundant living means abundant giving. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#10. Whatever we focus on determines what we become. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#11. Here he tells us that the new birth is first of all 'not of blood'. You don't get it through the blood stream, through heredity. Your parents can give you much, but they cannot give you this. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#12. When we think of the ideal, we do not add virtue to virtue, but think of Jesus Christ, so that the standard of human life is no longer a code, but a character. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#13. A reduced Christ is the same as a rejected Christ. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#14. Your capacity to say "No" determines your capacity to say "Yes" to greater things. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#15. Worry and anxiety are sand in the machinery of life; faith is the oil. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#16. To pass from estrangement from God to be a son of God is the basic fact of conversion. That altered relationship with God gives you an altered relationship with yourself, with your brother man, with nature, with the universe. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#17. The moral laws of the Universe are deeply embedded in the constitution of things. We do not break them - we break ourselves upon them. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#18. I never said the way of Christ is easy. Are you prepared to let go of everything He would not approve? - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#19. When you pray, you begin to feel the sense of being sent. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#20. In conversion you are not attached primarily to an order, nor to an institution, nor a movement, nor a set of beliefs, nor a code of action - you are attached primarily to a Person, and secondarily to these other things. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#21. If you don't surrender to God, don't think you don't surrender. Everybody surrenders
to something. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#22. We find, sooner or later, that in prayer we either abandon ourselves or we abandon prayer. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#23. The conscious mind determines the actions, the unconscious mind determines the reactions; and the reactions are just as important as the actions. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#24. Be victorious in the home, and you are victorious everywhere. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#25. When the Church listens to the Holy Spirit, it becomes fruitful. New movements are born. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#26. The Sermon on the Mount seems dangerous. It challenges the whole underlying conception on which modern society is built. It would replace it by a new conception, animate it with a new motive, and turn it toward a new goal. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#27. To implant fear in the minds of children is a crime. If parents try to rule the child by fear, then fear rules the child. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#28. The universe does not make sense without God. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#29. Your powers are dead or dedicated. If they are dedicated, they are alive with God and tingle with surprising power. If they are saved up, taken care of for their own ends, they are dead. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#30. Nothing is ever really yours until you share it. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#31. If you find something that gets hold of you in the Word, pass it on to somebody that very day. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#32. We must be willing to be guided of God, not merely now and then, but as a life proposition. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#33. If we know how to pray, we know how to live. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#34. Be so preoccupied with good will that you haven't room for ill will. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#35. Life is supplied with a basic adequacy. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#36. We must continue to pursue the thought that we do not merely belong to the Kingdom - the Kingdom belongs to us. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#37. You cease to move into yourself, away from others. You give up your antagonism. You begin to move toward others in love. God moved toward you in gracious, outgoing love, and you move toward others in that same outgoing love. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#38. The purpose of religion is not so much to get us into heaven, or to keep us out of hell, but to put a little bit of heaven into us, and take the hell out of us. This has always been the greatest responsibility of religion. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#39. Faith is not merely you holding on to God- it is God holding on to you - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#40. If I throw out a boathook from the boat and catch hold of the shore and pull, do I pull the shore to me, or do I pull myself to the shore? Prayer is not pulling God to my will, but the aligning of my will to the will of God. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#41. God doesn't have any grandchildren. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#42. Spiritual power comes out of inward fellowship with God and abandonment to his purposes. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#43. Jesus will meet me today in the person of someone in need-I must not miss him. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#44. I have only to be true to the highest I know-success of failure is in the hand of God. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#45. To talk with God, no breath is lost. Talk on! To walk with God, no strength is lost. Walk on! To wait on God, no time is lost. Wait on! - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#46. When the Christian doesn't find joy on account of his happenings, he can always find joy in spite of them. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#47. In the prayer time, the battle of the spiritual life is lost or won. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#48. Prayer means that the total you is praying. Your whole being reaches out to God, and God reaches down to you. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#49. When man listens, God speaks; when man obeys, God acts; when man prays, God empowers. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#50. The one supreme business of life is to find God's plan for your life and live it - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#51. When we say we begin with God, we begin with our idea of God, and our idea of God is not God. Instead, we ought to begin with God's idea of God, and God's idea of God is Christ - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#52. The love of God invades me, the peace of God pervades me, the will of God persuades me, and I am wholly His. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#53. Some have said that the power of a Redeemer would depend upon two things: first, upon the richness of the self that was given; and second, upon the depths of the giving. Friend and foe alike are agreed on the question of the character of Jesus Christ. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#54. Continuing a Lenten series on prayer: Prayer is co-operation with God. It is the purest exercise of the faculties God has given us - an exercise that links these faculties with the Maker to work out the intentions He had in mind in their creation. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#55. Prayer is commitment. We don't merely co-operate with God with certain things held back within. We, the total person, co-operate. This means that co-operation equals committment. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#56. The BIBLE redirects my will, cleanses my emotions, enlightens my mind, and quickens my total being - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#57. When prayer fades out, power fades out. We are as spiritual as we are prayerful; no more, no less. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#58. A nail-pierced hand holds the sceptre of the universe, and my knees bend before him. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#59. Many live in dread of what is coming. Why should we? The unknown puts adventure into life ... The unexpected around the corner gives a sense of anticipation and surprise. Thank God for the unknown future. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#60. A Rattlesnake, if Cornered will become so angry it will bite itself. That is exactly what the harboring of hate and resentment against others is - a biting of oneself. We think we are harming others in holding these spites and hates, but the deeper harm is to ourselves. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#61. I have surrendered to God; therefore I surrender to nothing else. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#62. The God I find in Christ is a God who overcomes evil with good, hate by love, and the world by a cross. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#63. Suppose you should fail. Is that so terrible? Not to have tried is a worse failure. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#64. There are two ways to be rich - one in the abundance of your possessions and the other in the fewness of your wants. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#65. Surrender the thing you fear into the hands of God. Turn it right over to God and ask Him to solve it with you. Fear is keeping things in your own hands; faith is
turning them over into the hands of God. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#66. If the Holy Spirit can take over the subconscious with our consent and cooperation, then we have almighty Power working at the basis of our lives, then we can do anything we ought to do, go anywhere we ought to go, and be anything we ought to be. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#67. A road that perhaps more than any other leads to self atrophy is undedicated money. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#68. Our actions are the results of our intentions and our intelligence. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#69. Earth's blackest day and earth's brightest day are only three days apart. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#70. An individual gospel without a social gospel is a soul without a body and a social gospel without an individual gospel is a body without a soul. One is a ghost, the other a corpse. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#71. Prayer is aligning ourselves with the purposes of God. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#72. If you don't surrender to Christ, you surrender to chaos. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#73. To live by worry is to live against reality - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#74. We are not quite sure that the Sermon on the Mount is the Sermon for the mart. We are not
sure, and an unsure place is an unsafe place*
We must go on or go back. We must be more
Christian or less. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#75. You don't grow old. You get old by not growing. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#76. An hour spent in the presence of God brings the purest joy known to man. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#77. When Satan attacks you, command him in the Name of Jesus to bend his neck. On the back of it you'll find there's a nail scarred foot print! - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#78. When I met Christ, I felt that I had swallowed sunshine. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#79. Being born in a Christian home does not make you a Christian. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#80. At the cross God wrapped his heart in flesh and blood and let it be nailed to the cross for our redemption. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#81. Christianity not only saves you from sin, but from cynicism. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#82. The only thing you believe in is the thing you believe in enough to practice. Your creed is your deed. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#83. Whatever our creed, we stand with admiration before the sublime character of Jesus. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#84. We are personalities in the making, limited, and grappling with things too high for us. Obviously we, at very best, will make many mistakes, but these mistakes need not be sins. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#85. Victorious living does not mean freedom from temptation, nor does it mean freedom from mistakes. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#86. God, to redeem us at the deepest portion of our nature - the urge to love and be loved - must reveal His nature in an incredible and impossible way. He must reveal it at a cross. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#87. The Indian is making an amazing discovery, namely that Christianity and Jesus are not the same - that they may have Jesus without the system that has been built up around Him in the West. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#88. In the pure, strong hours of the morning, when the soul of the day is at its best, lean upon the window sill of God and look into his face, and get the orders for the day. Then go out into the day with the sense of a hand upon your shoulder and not a chip. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#89. Our intentions may be very good, but, because the intelligence is limited, the action may turn out to be a mistake - a mistake, but not necessarily a sin, for sin comes out of a wrong intention. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#90. Where sin has abounded in me, Grace now much more abounds in me. I live by that 'much more.' - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#91. Grace is free, but when once you take it, you are bound forever to the Giver and bound to catch the spirit of the Giver. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#92. If you don't make up your mind, your unmade mind will unmake you. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#93. We grow small trying to be great. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#94. No person is free until he or she is free at the center. When we let go there, we are free indeed. When the self is renounced, then one stands utterly disillusioned, apart, asking for nothing. If anything comes to us, it is all sheer gain. Then life becomes one constant surprise. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#95. Everybody who belongs to Christ belongs to everybody who belongs to Christ - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#96. In the ordinary church, it is suppressed by respectability, by a desire to appear better than we really are. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#97. Very often when I haven't faith in my faith, I have to have faith in His faith. He makes me believe in myself and my possibilities, when I simply can't. I have to rise to His faith in me. - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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#98. Christ is everywhere and He is in me. What more do I want, except more of Him? - Author: E. Stanley Jones
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