420 Watchman Nee Quotes

  • "What we henceforth hate is our life; what we wholly love is the Lord. Such persons cannot but utter the cry of Mary: "My soul magnifies the Lord" (Luke 1:46). No longer is there self importance, either in public or in private."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Humility


  • "Naturally there are many reasons for not possessing greater faith, but the gravest of these is probably an evil conscience. A good conscience is inseparable from a great faith."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Conscience, Faith


  • "In saving the world, therefore, He does not try to alter man's flesh; He instead gives man a new life in order to help put it to death. The flesh must die. This is salvation."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Salvation


  • "The cares of this life emerge as very small items indeed along our daily path."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Anxiety


  • "To keep our hand on the plow while wiping away our tears -- THAT is Christianity!"

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Christianity


  • "God has supplied all my needs and has not failed me once."

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    Topics: Needs, God


  • "He who is able to accept everything gladly from the Lord - including darkness, dryness, flatness - and completely disregard self is he who lives for Him."

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    Topics: Contentment


  • "The particular sin of omission which gives ground to the evil spirits is the believer's passivity."

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    Topics: Apathy


  • "Prayer is work. The experiences of many children of God demonstrate that it accomplishes far more than does any other form of work. It is also warfare, for it is one of the weapons in fighting the enemy. However, only prayer in the spirit is genuinely effectual."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Prayer


  • "The greatest negative in the universe is the Cross, for with it God wiped out everything that was not of Himself: the greatest positive in the universe is the resurrection, for through it God brought into being all."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Atonement, The Cross, Resurrection


  • "But when the cross is working deeply a believer comes to know himself. He realizes how undependable are his ideas, feelings and desires."

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    Topics: Peace, The Cross, Feelings


  • "It is a fact that the Lord Jesus has already died for you. It is also a fact that you have already died with the Lord Jesus. If you do not believe in your death with Christ, you will not be able to receive the effectiveness of death with Him - freedom from sin."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Sin, Freedom, Salvation


  • "Prayer is the acid test of the inner man's strength. A strong spirit is capable of praying much and praying with all perseverance until the answer comes. A weak one grows weary and fainthearted in the maintenance of praying."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Prayer, Strength


  • "Sometimes the joy which floods the soul overflows into the spirit, inducing the believer to think he is the happiest person in the world; at other times sorrow pervades and he becomes the most unhappy person. A soulish Christian frequently encounters such experiences."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Happiness, Joy


  • "God's pleasure or displeasure is not founded upon the principle of good and evil. Rather, God traces the source of all things. An action may be quite correct, yet God inquires, what is its origin?"

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Good and Evil



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