George Whitefield Quotes

Top 78 wise famous quotes and sayings by George Whitefield

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George Whitefield quotes: How sweet is rest after fatigue! How sweet will heaven be when our journey is ended. How sweet is rest after fatigue! How sweet will heaven be when our journey is ended.
George Whitefield quotes: For it pleased God, after he had made all things by the word of his power, to create man after his own image. For it pleased God, after he had made all things by the word of his power, to create man after his own image.
George Whitefield quotes: God forbid that I should travel with anybody a quarter of an hour without speaking of Christ to them. God forbid that I should travel with anybody a quarter of an hour without speaking of Christ to them.
George Whitefield quotes: It is a poor sermon that gives no offense; that neither makes the hearer displeased with himself nor with the preacher. It is a poor sermon that gives no offense; that neither makes the hearer displeased with himself nor with the preacher.
George Whitefield quotes: I found by daily experience, the more I did, the more I might do for God. I found by daily experience, the more I did, the more I might do for God.
George Whitefield quotes: God, give me a deep humility, a well-guided zeal, a burning love and a single eye, and then let men or devils do their worst! God, give me a deep humility, a well-guided zeal, a burning love and a single eye, and then let men or devils do their worst!
George Whitefield quotes: I am tired in the Lord's work, but not tired of it. I am tired in the Lord's work, but not tired of it.
George Whitefield quotes: Let us, therefore, not be weary of well-doing; for we shall reap an eternal harvest of comfort, if we faint not. Let us, therefore, not be weary of well-doing; for we shall reap an eternal harvest of comfort, if we faint not.
George Whitefield quotes: Oh let us continually keep faith in exercise, till it be entirely swallowed up in the boundless ocean of beatific vision. Oh let us continually keep faith in exercise, till it be entirely swallowed up in the boundless ocean of beatific vision.
George Whitefield quotes: To preach more than half an hour, a man should be an angel himself or have angels for hearers. To preach more than half an hour, a man should be an angel himself or have angels for hearers.
George Whitefield quotes: We are immortal till our work is done. We are immortal till our work is done.
George Whitefield quotes: You see, my brethren, my heart is full; I could almost say it is too big to speak, and yet too big to be silent, without dropping a word to You see, my brethren, my heart is full; I could almost say it is too big to speak, and yet too big to be silent, without dropping a word to you.
George Whitefield quotes: Various are the pleas and arguments which men of corrupt minds frequently urge against yielding obedience to the just and holy commands of God. Various are the pleas and arguments which men of corrupt minds frequently urge against yielding obedience to the just and holy commands of God.
George Whitefield quotes: I have just put my soul as a blank into the hand of Jesus, my Redeemer, and desired Him to write on it what He pleases; I know it will I have just put my soul as a blank into the hand of Jesus, my Redeemer, and desired Him to write on it what He pleases; I know it will be His image.
George Whitefield quotes: You may have orthodox heads, and yet you may have the devil in your hearts. You may have orthodox heads, and yet you may have the devil in your hearts.
George Whitefield quotes: Whole days and weeks have I spent prostrate on the ground in silent or vocal prayer. Whole days and weeks have I spent prostrate on the ground in silent or vocal prayer.
George Whitefield quotes: All our afflictions, all our temptations are to make heaven more desirable, and earth more loathsome. All our afflictions, all our temptations are to make heaven more desirable, and earth more loathsome.
George Whitefield quotes: Open your hearts as wide as ever you will, the Spirit of the Lord shall fill them. Open your hearts as wide as ever you will, the Spirit of the Lord shall fill them.
George Whitefield quotes: If you are going to walk with Jesus Christ, you are going to be opposed ... In our days, to be a true Christian is really to become a scandal. If you are going to walk with Jesus Christ, you are going to be opposed ... In our days, to be a true Christian is really to become a scandal.
George Whitefield quotes: Other men may preach the gospel better than I, but no man can preach a better gospel. Other men may preach the gospel better than I, but no man can preach a better gospel.
George Whitefield quotes: The Christian world is in a deep sleep; nothing but a loud shout can awaken them out of it! The Christian world is in a deep sleep; nothing but a loud shout can awaken them out of it!
George Whitefield quotes: Be content with no degree of sanctification. Be always crying out, "Lord, let me know more of myself and of thee." Be content with no degree of sanctification. Be always crying out, "Lord, let me know more of myself and of thee."
George Whitefield quotes: No, the religion of Jesus is a social religion. No, the religion of Jesus is a social religion.
George Whitefield quotes: There is not a thing on the face of the earth that I abhor so much as idleness or idle people. There is not a thing on the face of the earth that I abhor so much as idleness or idle people.
George Whitefield quotes: Let the name of Whitefield perish, but Christ be glorified Let the name of Whitefield perish, but Christ be glorified
George Whitefield quotes: Jesus was God and man in one person, that God and man might be happy together again. Jesus was God and man in one person, that God and man might be happy together again.
George Whitefield quotes: What! Get to heaven on your own strength? Why, you might as well try to climb to the moon on a rope of sand! What! Get to heaven on your own strength? Why, you might as well try to climb to the moon on a rope of sand!
George Whitefield quotes: You might as reasonably expect to find a living man without breath, as a true Christian without the spirit of prayer and supplication. You might as reasonably expect to find a living man without breath, as a true Christian without the spirit of prayer and supplication.
George Whitefield quotes: Pray that I may be very little in my own eyes, and not rob my dear Master of any part of his glory. Pray that I may be very little in my own eyes, and not rob my dear Master of any part of his glory.
George Whitefield quotes: Had I a hundred hands, I could employ them all. The harvest is very great. I am ashamed I can do no more for him who has done so much Had I a hundred hands, I could employ them all. The harvest is very great. I am ashamed I can do no more for him who has done so much for me.
George Whitefield quotes: O turn to Him [Jesus Christ], turn in a sense of your own unworthiness, and be not faithless, but believing. O turn to Him [Jesus Christ], turn in a sense of your own unworthiness, and be not faithless, but believing.
George Whitefield quotes: The true believer can no more live without prayer, than without food day by day. The true believer can no more live without prayer, than without food day by day.
George Whitefield quotes: Oh for a thousand lives to be spent in the service of Christ. Oh for a thousand lives to be spent in the service of Christ.
George Whitefield quotes: Works? Works? A man get to heaven by works? I would as soon think of climbing to the moon on a rope of sand! Works? Works? A man get to heaven by works? I would as soon think of climbing to the moon on a rope of sand!
George Whitefield quotes: You blame me for weeping, but how can I help it when you will not weep for yourselves, though your immortal souls are on the verge of destruction. You blame me for weeping, but how can I help it when you will not weep for yourselves, though your immortal souls are on the verge of destruction.
George Whitefield quotes: Though you have sinned much, that is no reason why you should despair, but only why you should love much, having so much forgiven. Though you have sinned much, that is no reason why you should despair, but only why you should love much, having so much forgiven.
George Whitefield quotes: For in Jesus Christ there is neither male nor female, bond nor free; even you may be the children of God, if you believe in Jesus. For in Jesus Christ there is neither male nor female, bond nor free; even you may be the children of God, if you believe in Jesus.
George Whitefield quotes: The Judge is before the door: he that cometh will come, and will not tarry: his reward is with him. The Judge is before the door: he that cometh will come, and will not tarry: his reward is with him.
George Whitefield quotes: Press forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you. Press forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you.
George Whitefield quotes: Be humble, talk little, think and pray much. Be humble, talk little, think and pray much.
George Whitefield quotes: Ministers never write or preach so well as when under the cross. Ministers never write or preach so well as when under the cross.
George Whitefield quotes: Congregations are lifeless because dead men preach to them. Congregations are lifeless because dead men preach to them.
George Whitefield quotes: It is God alone who can subdue and govern the unruly wills of sinful men. It is God alone who can subdue and govern the unruly wills of sinful men.
George Whitefield quotes: Give diligent heed to the things that are spoken from the Word of God. Give diligent heed to the things that are spoken from the Word of God.
George Whitefield quotes: Let my name die everywhere, let even my friends forget me, if by that means the cause of the blessed Jesus may be promoted Let my name die everywhere, let even my friends forget me, if by that means the cause of the blessed Jesus may be promoted
George Whitefield quotes: God is well pleased when all our actions proceed from love, love to Himself, and love to immortal souls. God is well pleased when all our actions proceed from love, love to Himself, and love to immortal souls.
George Whitefield quotes: God enabled me to speak with the demonstration of the Spirit, and with power. God enabled me to speak with the demonstration of the Spirit, and with power.
George Whitefield quotes: Lord, help me to begin to begin. Lord, help me to begin to begin.
George Whitefield quotes: The sinner can no more raise himself from the deadness of sin than Lazarus, who had been dead four days, until Jesus came. The sinner can no more raise himself from the deadness of sin than Lazarus, who had been dead four days, until Jesus came.
George Whitefield quotes: See that you feel the truths that you speak. See that you feel the truths that you speak.
George Whitefield quotes: I am never better than when I am on the full stretch for God. I am never better than when I am on the full stretch for God.
George Whitefield quotes: It is an undoubted truth that every doctrine that comes from God, leads to God; and that which doth not tend to promote holiness is not of God. It is an undoubted truth that every doctrine that comes from God, leads to God; and that which doth not tend to promote holiness is not of God.
George Whitefield quotes: For, if we have not charity, we are not Christians: charity is the great duty of Christians. For, if we have not charity, we are not Christians: charity is the great duty of Christians.
George Whitefield quotes: We must all have the spirit of martyrdom, though we may not all die martyrs. We must all have the spirit of martyrdom, though we may not all die martyrs.
George Whitefield quotes: Christ is worth all, or he is worth nothing. Christ is worth all, or he is worth nothing.
George Whitefield quotes: At the day of judgment we shall all meet again. At the day of judgment we shall all meet again.
George Whitefield quotes: I got more true knowledge from reading the Book of God in one month, than I could ever have acquired from all the writings of men. I got more true knowledge from reading the Book of God in one month, than I could ever have acquired from all the writings of men.
George Whitefield quotes: You need not fear the greatness or number of your sins. You need not fear the greatness or number of your sins.
George Whitefield quotes: My prayer today is that God would make me an extraordinary Christian. My prayer today is that God would make me an extraordinary Christian.