15 Nancy Leigh DeMoss Quotes

  • "Revival is not just an emotional touch; it's a complete takeover!"

    - Nancy Leigh DeMoss
    Topics: Renewal


  • "Again and again, God's Word reveals that He is not as concerned about the depth or extent of the sin we commit as He is about our attitude and response when we are confronted with our sin."

    - Nancy Leigh DeMoss
    Topics: Attitude


  • "We want gain without pain; we want the resurrection without going through the grave; we want life without experiencing death; we want a crown without going by way of the Cross. But in God's economy, the way up is down."

    - Nancy Leigh DeMoss
    Topics: Laziness


  • "The Word, circumstances, and other believers - these can all be tools to show us our need and create opportunities to choose the pathway of brokenness. The Spirit of God is the arm that wields each of these instruments to bring us to a point of brokenness. However, we must respond to His initiative."

    - Nancy Leigh DeMoss
    Topics: Brokenness


  • "An evidence that our will has been broken is that we begin to thank God for that which once seemed so bitter, knowing that His will is good and that, in His time and in His way, He is able to make the most bitter waters sweet."

    - Nancy Leigh DeMoss
    Topics: Bitterness


  • "As you read, pause frequently to meditate on the meaning of what you are reading. Absorb the Word into your system by dwelling on it, pondering it, going over it again and again in your mind, considering it from many different angles, until it becomes part of you."

    - Nancy Leigh DeMoss
    Topics: Meditation


  • "Jesus said, "Blessed are the poor in spirit" - contrary to what we would expect, brokenness is the pathway to blessing! There are no alternative routes; there are no short-cuts. The very thing we dread and are tempted to resist is actually the means to God's greatest blessings in our lives."

    - Nancy Leigh DeMoss
    Topics: Brokenness


  • "The Christian life is not about all the things we do for God--it's about being loved by Him, loving Him in return, and walking in intimate union and communion with Him."

    - Nancy Leigh DeMoss
    Topics: Christianity


  • "True holiness isn't cold and deadening - it's warm and inviting. It's irresistible. Those who think otherwise have never seen it, but only its caricatures."

    - Nancy Leigh DeMoss
    Topics: Holiness


  • "Subconsciously perhaps, we tend to think of certain sins as "mostly harmless"- especially if we've played with them for years and never been seriously bitten. ...What makes sin so heinous and grievous is that it is against God...for it violates His holy law and character."

    - Nancy Leigh DeMoss
    Topics: Sin


  • "We do need to guard against making absolutes out of personal standards that are not specified in Scripture, or assuming that others are sinning if they don't adopt our standards about issues that may not be traps for them. But why are we so prone to defend choices that take us right to the edge of sin, and so reluctant to make radical choices to protect our hearts and minds from sin?"

    - Nancy Leigh DeMoss
    Topics: Choices


  • "Worship is a believer's response to God's revelation of Himself. It is expressing wonder, awe, and gratitude for the worthiness, the greatness, and the goodness of our Lord. It is the appropriate response to God's person, His provision, His power, His promises, and His plan."

    - Nancy Leigh DeMoss
    Topics: Worship


  • "Brokenness is the stripping of self-reliance and independence from God. The broken person has no confidence in his own righteousness or his own works, but he is cast in total dependence upon the grace of God working in and through him."

    - Nancy Leigh DeMoss
    Topics: Brokenness


  • "Regardless of the reaction of others, one thing is certain: True worship and devotion will make our lives fragrant and will perfume the environment around us. Our homes, our churches, even our places of work will bear the sweet scent of our devotion. Most important, the Lord Jesus will be pleased. And ultimately that is all that really matters."

    - Nancy Leigh DeMoss
    Topics: Worship


  • "Don't assume you have to be extraordinary to be used by God. You don't have to have exceptional gifts, talents, abilities, or connections. God specializes in using ordinary people whose limitations and weaknesses make them ideal showcases for His greatness and glory (1 Cor. 1:26-29)."

    - Nancy Leigh DeMoss
    Topics: Service



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