25 Jerry Bridges Quotes

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No circumstance is so big that He cannot control it
- Jerry Bridges
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Your worst days are never so bad that you are beyond the reach of God's grace. And your best days are never so good that you are beyond the need of God's grace.
- Jerry Bridges
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The Bible indicates that our thought lives ultimately determine our character. Solomon said, "For as he thinks within himself, so he is".
- Jerry Bridges
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Our minds are mental greenhouses where unlawful thoughts, once planted, are nurtured and watered before being transplanted into the real world of unlawful actions... These actions are savored in the mind long before they are enjoyed in reality. The thought life, then, is our first line of defense in the battle of self-control.
- Jerry Bridges
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Faith is the gift of God - not the result of the persuasion of the evangelist.
- Jerry Bridges
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God never allows pain without a purpose.
- Jerry Bridges
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Our first problem is that our attitude towards sin is more self-centered than God-centered. We are more concerned about our own "Victory" over sin than we are about the fact that our sin grieve the heart of God. We cannot tolerate failure in our struggle with sin chiefly because we are success oriented, not because we know it is offensive to God.
- Jerry Bridges
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Worship is the specific act of ascribing to God the glory, majesty, honor, and worthiness which are His.
- Jerry Bridges
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Patience is the ability to suffer a long time under the mistreatment of others without growing resentful or bitter.
- Jerry Bridges
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Above all else, we must learn how to bring our wills into submission and obedience to the will of God, on a practical, daily, hour-by-hour basis.
- Jerry Bridges
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The Bible is full of God's promises to provide for us spiritually and materially, to never forsake us, to give us peace in times of difficult circumstances, to cause all circumstances to work together for our good, and finally to bring us safely home to glory. Not one of those promises is dependent upon our performance. They are all dependent on the grace of God given to us through Jesus Christ.
- Jerry Bridges
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Prayer is the most tangible expression of trust in God.
- Jerry Bridges
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He has a purpose in every pain He allows in our lives.
- Jerry Bridges
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Grace expresses two complementary thoughts: God's unmerited favor to us through Christ, and God's divine assistance to us through the Holy Spirit.
- Jerry Bridges
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Here is a spiritual principle: We cannot exercise love unless we are experiencing grace. You cannot truly love others unless you are convinced that God's love for you is unconditional, based solely on the merit of Christ, not on your performance. Our love, either to God or to others, can only be a response to His love for us.
- Jerry Bridges
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