William Barclay Quotes

Top 52 wise famous quotes and sayings by William Barclay

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William Barclay quotes: The danger of prosperity is that it encourages a false independence. The danger of prosperity is that it encourages a false independence.
William Barclay quotes: God himself took this human flesh upon him. God himself took this human flesh upon him.
William Barclay quotes: Jesus is the yes to every promise of God. Jesus is the yes to every promise of God.
William Barclay quotes: The greatest thing is a life of obedience in the routine things of everyday life. No amount of fine feeling can take the place of faithful doing. The greatest thing is a life of obedience in the routine things of everyday life. No amount of fine feeling can take the place of faithful doing.
William Barclay quotes: True prayer is asking God what He wants. True prayer is asking God what He wants.
William Barclay quotes: There is no joy in the world like the joy of bringing one soul to Christ. There is no joy in the world like the joy of bringing one soul to Christ.
William Barclay quotes: It is the simple truth to say that the New Testament books became canonical because no one could stop them doing so. It is the simple truth to say that the New Testament books became canonical because no one could stop them doing so.
William Barclay quotes: The tragedy of life and of the world is not that men do not know God; the tragedy is that, knowing Him, they still insist on going their own way. The tragedy of life and of the world is not that men do not know God; the tragedy is that, knowing Him, they still insist on going their own way.
William Barclay quotes: A man may well be condemned, not for doing something, but for doing nothing. A man may well be condemned, not for doing something, but for doing nothing.
William Barclay quotes: For Paul faith is always faith in a person. Faith is not the intellectual acceptance of a body of doctrine; faith is faith in a person. For Paul faith is always faith in a person. Faith is not the intellectual acceptance of a body of doctrine; faith is faith in a person.
William Barclay quotes: There are two great days in a person's life - the day we are born and the day we discover why. There are two great days in a person's life - the day we are born and the day we discover why.
William Barclay quotes: Faith is not only a commitment to the promises of Christ; faith is also a commitment to the demands of Christ. Faith is not only a commitment to the promises of Christ; faith is also a commitment to the demands of Christ.
William Barclay quotes: The simple fact is that the World is too busy to give the Holy Spirit a chance to enter in. The simple fact is that the World is too busy to give the Holy Spirit a chance to enter in.
William Barclay quotes: Real repentance means that a man has come, not only to be sorry for the consequences of his sin, but to hate sin itself. Real repentance means that a man has come, not only to be sorry for the consequences of his sin, but to hate sin itself.
William Barclay quotes: When we love anyone with our whole hearts, life begins when we are with that person; it is only in their company that we are really and truly alive. When we love anyone with our whole hearts, life begins when we are with that person; it is only in their company that we are really and truly alive.
William Barclay quotes: Prayer will never do our work for us; what it will do is to strengthen us for work which must be done. Prayer will never do our work for us; what it will do is to strengthen us for work which must be done.
William Barclay quotes: Strict orthodoxy can cost too much if it has to be bought at the price of love. All the orthodoxy in the world will never take the place of love. Strict orthodoxy can cost too much if it has to be bought at the price of love. All the orthodoxy in the world will never take the place of love.
William Barclay quotes: In the way of Christ the reward of work well done is more work to do. In the way of Christ the reward of work well done is more work to do.
William Barclay quotes: If we find ourselves becoming critical of other people we should stop examining them, and start examining ourselves. If we find ourselves becoming critical of other people we should stop examining them, and start examining ourselves.
William Barclay quotes: Not even God can teach a man who comes to the Bible with his mind made up. Not even God can teach a man who comes to the Bible with his mind made up.
William Barclay quotes: The Christian is called upon to be the partner of God in the work of the conversion of men. The Christian is called upon to be the partner of God in the work of the conversion of men.
William Barclay quotes: Instead of our petulant, fretful, irritable human hastiness we should cultivate in our souls the patience which has learned to wait on God. Instead of our petulant, fretful, irritable human hastiness we should cultivate in our souls the patience which has learned to wait on God.
William Barclay quotes: Christianity does not look on this world as one which God very occasionally invades; it looks on it as a world from which he is never absent. Christianity does not look on this world as one which God very occasionally invades; it looks on it as a world from which he is never absent.
William Barclay quotes: Jesus promised his disciples three things - that they would be completely fearless, absurdly happy, and in constant trouble. Jesus promised his disciples three things - that they would be completely fearless, absurdly happy, and in constant trouble.
William Barclay quotes: A man can be so busy making a living that he forgets to make a life. A man can be so busy making a living that he forgets to make a life.
William Barclay quotes: We reverence God and we hallow God's name when our life is such that it brings honor to God and attracts others to Him. We reverence God and we hallow God's name when our life is such that it brings honor to God and attracts others to Him.
William Barclay quotes: We will often find compensation if we think more of what life has given us and less about what life has taken away. We will often find compensation if we think more of what life has given us and less about what life has taken away.
William Barclay quotes: Faith in God is the instrument which enables men and women to remove the hills of difficulty which block their path. Faith in God is the instrument which enables men and women to remove the hills of difficulty which block their path.
William Barclay quotes: Religion fails if it cannot speak to men as they are. Religion fails if it cannot speak to men as they are.
William Barclay quotes: Prayer is not a way of making use of God; prayer is a way of offering ourselves to God in order that He should be able to make use of Prayer is not a way of making use of God; prayer is a way of offering ourselves to God in order that He should be able to make use of us.