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Randy Alcorn quotes: Many [Western Christians] habitually think and act as if there is no eternity ... We major in the momentary and minor in the momentous. Many [Western Christians] habitually think and act as if there is no eternity ... We major in the momentary and minor in the momentous.
Randy Alcorn quotes: God will not be a half husband. He will not be comforted by the fact that we call him "Savior" when we refuse to follow him as Lord. God will not be a half husband. He will not be comforted by the fact that we call him "Savior" when we refuse to follow him as Lord.
Randy Alcorn quotes: God does something to us as well as for us through the cross. He persuades us that He loves us. - Sinclair Ferguson God does something to us as well as for us through the cross. He persuades us that He loves us. - Sinclair Ferguson
Randy Alcorn quotes: Five minutes after we die, we'll know exactly how much we should have given rather than kept. Five minutes after we die, we'll know exactly how much we should have given rather than kept.
Randy Alcorn quotes: The average American shops six hours a week while spending forty minutes playing with his children. The average American shops six hours a week while spending forty minutes playing with his children.
Randy Alcorn quotes: Anyone who waits for happiness will never be happy. Anyone who waits for happiness will never be happy.
Randy Alcorn quotes: In the United States there are sixteen-and-a-half square feet of mall space for every man, woman, and child. In the United States there are sixteen-and-a-half square feet of mall space for every man, woman, and child.
Randy Alcorn quotes: If we get it wrong about Jesus, it doesn't matter what else we get right. If we get it wrong about Jesus, it doesn't matter what else we get right.
Randy Alcorn quotes: Grace and truth are spiritual DNA, the building blocks of Christ-centered living. Grace and truth are spiritual DNA, the building blocks of Christ-centered living.
Randy Alcorn quotes: When my thirst for joy is satisfied by Christ, sin becomes unattractive. When my thirst for joy is satisfied by Christ, sin becomes unattractive.
Randy Alcorn quotes: As human beings, we have a terminal disease called mortality. The current death rate is 100 percent. As human beings, we have a terminal disease called mortality. The current death rate is 100 percent.
Randy Alcorn quotes: Seeking happiness apart from a right relationship God is like trying to turn on a light that's unplugged. Seeking happiness apart from a right relationship God is like trying to turn on a light that's unplugged.
Randy Alcorn quotes: He who lays up treasures in heaven looks forward to eternity He who lays up treasures in heaven looks forward to eternity
Randy Alcorn quotes: But isn't it wrong to be motivated by reward? No, it isn't. If it were wrong, Christ wouldn't offer it to us a motivation. But isn't it wrong to be motivated by reward? No, it isn't. If it were wrong, Christ wouldn't offer it to us a motivation.
Randy Alcorn quotes: When I believe ultimate happiness is found only in God, then I will shut out distractions and open His Word. When I believe ultimate happiness is found only in God, then I will shut out distractions and open His Word.
Randy Alcorn quotes: Unless we learn how to humbly tell each other our giving stories, our churches will not learn to give. Unless we learn how to humbly tell each other our giving stories, our churches will not learn to give.
Randy Alcorn quotes: I wrote my first novel, 'Deadline,' in 1994 as an experiment. I wrote my first novel, 'Deadline,' in 1994 as an experiment.
Randy Alcorn quotes: The happiest people in the world are those who have a deep, gratitude-drenched relationship with Christ. The happiest people in the world are those who have a deep, gratitude-drenched relationship with Christ.
Randy Alcorn quotes: I'd rather be tried by 12 than carried by six. I'd rather be tried by 12 than carried by six.
Randy Alcorn quotes: When hard times come, people should lose their faith in false doctrine, not in God. When hard times come, people should lose their faith in false doctrine, not in God.
Randy Alcorn quotes: The thing that awakens the deepest well of gratitude in a human being is that God has forgiven sin." - Oswald Chambers The thing that awakens the deepest well of gratitude in a human being is that God has forgiven sin." - Oswald Chambers
Randy Alcorn quotes: You and I are characters in God's Story, handmade by Him. Every character serves a purpose. You and I are characters in God's Story, handmade by Him. Every character serves a purpose.
Randy Alcorn quotes: To be truly happy - a man must have sources of gladness which are not dependent on anything in this world. - J. C. Ryle To be truly happy - a man must have sources of gladness which are not dependent on anything in this world. - J. C. Ryle
Randy Alcorn quotes: Never forget Yesu is King. Never forget your home is in another world. Never forget your father will be waiting to see you again. Never forget Yesu is King. Never forget your home is in another world. Never forget your father will be waiting to see you again.
Randy Alcorn quotes: No pretense or wearing masks. No cliques. No hidden agendas, backroom deals, betrayals, secret ambitions, plots, or schemes. No pretense or wearing masks. No cliques. No hidden agendas, backroom deals, betrayals, secret ambitions, plots, or schemes.
Randy Alcorn quotes: Worry is momentary atheism crying out for correction by trust in a good, sovereign God. Suffering breaks self-reliance. Worry is momentary atheism crying out for correction by trust in a good, sovereign God. Suffering breaks self-reliance.
Randy Alcorn quotes: There's only one requirement for enjoying God's grace: being broke ... and knowing it. There's only one requirement for enjoying God's grace: being broke ... and knowing it.
Randy Alcorn quotes: When you once had faith and no longer do, I suppose it's like a woman carrying a dead baby. The sight of live babies becomes painful. When you once had faith and no longer do, I suppose it's like a woman carrying a dead baby. The sight of live babies becomes painful.
Randy Alcorn quotes: I shovel out the money, and God shovels it back - but God has a bigger shovel. - R. G. LeTourneau I shovel out the money, and God shovels it back - but God has a bigger shovel. - R. G. LeTourneau
Randy Alcorn quotes: Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above" (James 1:17). Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above" (James 1:17).
Randy Alcorn quotes: Yanked out of the present, Adam discovered the richness of the past in people's stories. Yanked out of the present, Adam discovered the richness of the past in people's stories.
Randy Alcorn quotes: God loves a great story, and all of us who know Him will recall and celebrate and continue to live in that story for all eternity. God loves a great story, and all of us who know Him will recall and celebrate and continue to live in that story for all eternity.
Randy Alcorn quotes: Those who know their unworthiness seize grace as a hungry man seizes bread: the self-righteous resent grace. Those who know their unworthiness seize grace as a hungry man seizes bread: the self-righteous resent grace.
Randy Alcorn quotes: We see that the world seeks happiness instead of holiness. Therefore, we assume we should do the opposite. But we're wrong. We see that the world seeks happiness instead of holiness. Therefore, we assume we should do the opposite. But we're wrong.
Randy Alcorn quotes: The grace that has freed us from bondage to sin is desperately needed to free us from our bondage to materialism. The grace that has freed us from bondage to sin is desperately needed to free us from our bondage to materialism.
Randy Alcorn quotes: Foulgrin's Rule Twenty-Three: tactics without strategy are useless. Foulgrin's Rule Twenty-Three: tactics without strategy are useless.
Randy Alcorn quotes: When our sin reached its full horror, God's love was displayed in all its glory. If you doubt God's love for you, look at the cross. When our sin reached its full horror, God's love was displayed in all its glory. If you doubt God's love for you, look at the cross.
Randy Alcorn quotes: God isn't just preparing a place for us. He is preparing us for that place. God isn't just preparing a place for us. He is preparing us for that place.
Randy Alcorn quotes: God is the greatest giver in the universe, He won't let you outgive Him. God is the greatest giver in the universe, He won't let you outgive Him.
Randy Alcorn quotes: The fear of God is a profound respect for His holiness, which includes a fear of the consequences of disobeying Him. The fear of God is a profound respect for His holiness, which includes a fear of the consequences of disobeying Him.
Randy Alcorn quotes: How we spend our time verifies what we value most: TV, the Internet, or God's Word? How we spend our time verifies what we value most: TV, the Internet, or God's Word?
Randy Alcorn quotes: A Christ-centered church is not a showcase for saints but a hospital for sinners. A Christ-centered church is not a showcase for saints but a hospital for sinners.
Randy Alcorn quotes: You are made for a person and a place. Jesus is the person. Heaven is the place. You are made for a person and a place. Jesus is the person. Heaven is the place.
Randy Alcorn quotes: Grace never ignores the awful truth of our depravity; in fact it emphasizes it. The worse we realize we are the greater we realize God's grace. Grace never ignores the awful truth of our depravity; in fact it emphasizes it. The worse we realize we are the greater we realize God's grace.
Randy Alcorn quotes: Good-hearted laughter is a tribute to the happy God, who created laughter and delights to enter into it with us. Good-hearted laughter is a tribute to the happy God, who created laughter and delights to enter into it with us.
Randy Alcorn quotes: What we do with a little time, a little talent, and a little money tells God a lot. What we do with a little time, a little talent, and a little money tells God a lot.
Randy Alcorn quotes: We should remember Christ's words, 'Let nothing be wasted,' when we look in our refrigerators and garbage cans and garages. We should remember Christ's words, 'Let nothing be wasted,' when we look in our refrigerators and garbage cans and garages.
Randy Alcorn quotes: Forgiveness is a matter of choice, not feelings. We demonstrate true forgiveness when we refuse to brood over the sins committed against us. Forgiveness is a matter of choice, not feelings. We demonstrate true forgiveness when we refuse to brood over the sins committed against us.
Randy Alcorn quotes: Am I getting braver, or just getting accustomed to being terrified? Am I getting braver, or just getting accustomed to being terrified?
Randy Alcorn quotes: To procrastinate obedience is to disobey God. To procrastinate obedience is to disobey God.
Randy Alcorn quotes: By trusting Christ's redemptive work for us, we can enter into what we long for: the happiness found only in God. By trusting Christ's redemptive work for us, we can enter into what we long for: the happiness found only in God.
Randy Alcorn quotes: It is by serving God and others that we store up heavenly treasures. Everyone gains; no one loses. It is by serving God and others that we store up heavenly treasures. Everyone gains; no one loses.
Randy Alcorn quotes: Contrary to common belief, Christian fiction did not begin with Catherine Marshall, Janette Oke, or Frank Peretti. Contrary to common belief, Christian fiction did not begin with Catherine Marshall, Janette Oke, or Frank Peretti.
Randy Alcorn quotes: Teach your children gratefulness. Do all you can to deliver them from our culture's poisonous entitlement mentality. Teach your children gratefulness. Do all you can to deliver them from our culture's poisonous entitlement mentality.
Randy Alcorn quotes: We tend to start with Earth and reason up toward Heaven, when instead we should start with Heaven and reason down toward Earth. We tend to start with Earth and reason up toward Heaven, when instead we should start with Heaven and reason down toward Earth.
Randy Alcorn quotes: Not only will we see His face and live, but we will likely wonder if we ever lived before we saw His face! Not only will we see His face and live, but we will likely wonder if we ever lived before we saw His face!
Randy Alcorn quotes: The beginning of the way to heaven, is to feel that we are on the way to hell. - J. C. Ryle The beginning of the way to heaven, is to feel that we are on the way to hell. - J. C. Ryle
Randy Alcorn quotes: Compassion for the mother is extremely important, but is never served through destroying the innocent. Compassion for the mother is extremely important, but is never served through destroying the innocent.
Randy Alcorn quotes: Something nonhuman doesn't become human by getting older and bigger; whatever is human is human from the beginning. Something nonhuman doesn't become human by getting older and bigger; whatever is human is human from the beginning.
Randy Alcorn quotes: Christ offers us the incredible opportunity to trade temporary goods and currency for eternal rewards. Christ offers us the incredible opportunity to trade temporary goods and currency for eternal rewards.