201 Dwight L. Moody Quotes

D.L. Moody started attending church at the age of 17 and later became a Christian at the age of 18. Not much later than that, he moved to Chicago. Three years later he started a Sunday School in the poor part of Chicago. That later turned into Illinois Street Independent Church, which is now known as Moody Memorial Church. The Great Chicago Fire destroyed his home, church, and YMCA. While traveling to raise funds to rebuild the church he decided to move back and concentrate on evangelism. He spent the rest of his life traveling thru the US and Europe, preaching and singing in front of large crowds.

  • "Satan rules all men that are in his kingdom. Some he rules through lust. Some he rules through covetousness. Some he rules through appetite. Some he rules by their temper, but he rules them. And none will ever seek to be delivered until they get their eyes open and see that they have been taken captive."

    - Dwight L. Moody
    Topics: Satan

  • "I believe hundreds of Christian people are being deceived by Satan now on this point, that they have not got the assurance of salvation just because they are not willing to take God at His word."

    - Dwight L. Moody
    Topics: Assurance

  • "There is no man living that can do the work that God has got for me to do. No one can do it but myself. And if the work ain't done we will have to answer for it when we stand before God's bar."

    - Dwight L. Moody
    Topics: Faithful, Service

  • "We have in our churches a great deal of prayer, but I think it would be a good thing if we had a praise meeting occasionally. If we could only get people to praise God for what He has done, it would be a good deal better than asking Him continually for something."

    - Dwight L. Moody
    Topics: Praise, Church

  • "As I go into a cemetery I like to think of the time when the dead shall rise from their graves. ... Thank God, our friends are not buried; they are only sown!"

    - Dwight L. Moody
    Topics: Death

  • "The Bible was not given to increase our knowledge but to change our lives."

    - Dwight L. Moody
    Topics: The Bible

  • ""Lord, you don't really mean that we shall preach the Gospel to those men that murdered you, to those men that took your life?" "Yes," says the Lord, "go and preach the Gospel to those Jerusalem sinners." I can imagine Him saying: "Go and hunt up that man that put the cruel crown of thorns upon My brow, and preach the Gospel to him. Tell him he shall have a crown in My kingdom without a thorn in it""

    - Dwight L. Moody
    Topics: The Gospel

  • "When I was converted twenty years ago I felt a faith in God; but five years after I had a hundred times more faith, and five years ago I had more than eve; because I became better acquainted with Him. I have read up the Word, and I see that the Lord has done so and so, and then I have turned to where He has promised to perform it, and when I see this I have reason to believe in Him."

    - Dwight L. Moody
    Topics: Faith

  • "Church attendance is as vital to a disciple as a transfusion of rich, healthy blood to a sick man."

    - Dwight L. Moody
    Topics: Church, Discipleship, Illness

  • "We must not limit the mighty grace of God."

    - Dwight L. Moody
    Topics: Grace

  • "Never think that Jesus commanded a trifle, nor dare to trifle with anything He has commanded."

    - Dwight L. Moody
    Topics: Jesus

  • "I believe in what John Wesley used to say, "All at it, and always at it," and that is what the Church wants to-day."

    - Dwight L. Moody
    Topics: Perseverance

  • "It is not necessary that we should be able to tell where or how we have been converted, but it is important that we should be able to tell that we are converted."

    - Dwight L. Moody
    Topics: Conversion

  • "When the Spirit came to Moses, the plagues came upon Egypt, and he had power to destroy men's lives; when the Spirit came upon Elijah, fire came down from heaven; when the Spirit came upon Gideon, no man could stand before him; and when it came upon Joshua, he moved around the city of Jericho and the whole city fell into his hands; but when the Spirit came upon the Son of Man, He gave His life; He healed the broken-hearted."

    - Dwight L. Moody
    Topics: Holy Spirit

  • "Believing and confessing go together; and you cannot be be saved without you take them both. "With the mouth confession is made unto salvation." If you ever see the kingdom of heaven you have to take this way."

    - Dwight L. Moody
    Topics: Believing, Confession

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