420 Watchman Nee Quotes

  • "If whatever men know comes through their brain without the Holy Spirit regenerating their spirit, then their knowledge will help them not one whit. If their belief rests in man's wisdom and not in God's power, they are merely excited in their soul."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Holy Spirit, Wisdom


  • "If we verily bear the cross we shall be neither controlled nor influenced by soulical affection but shall be fit to love in the power of the Holy Spirit. Even so did the Lord Jesus love His family while on earth."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Holy Spirit, The Cross


  • "Many cases can be cited to illustrate how the Lord's people are entangled in "organization," to the detriment of their life."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Life


  • "How true it is that without the guidance of the Holy Spirit intellect not only is undependable but also extremely dangerous, because it often confuses the issue of right and wrong."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Reasoning


  • "In addition to their willingness to yield to conscience's reproof, spiritual believers should also learn how to discern the accusation of the enemy."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Conscience, Satan, Discernment


  • "Are there not many whose spiritual life is endangered by their physical condition-many who fall because of their physical weakness-many who cannot work actively for God because of the bondage of illness?"

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Illness


  • "To walk after the spirit a believer must inhibit his mind from revolving endlessly. If it turns too long around one topic, worries or grieves too much over matters, and ponders too intensively to know God's will, it may become unbearable and hamper its normal operation. The mind needs to be kept in a steady and secure state."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Prayer, Grief


  • "People who are lazy, careless, doubtful-minded or arrogant need not expect God to reveal His secret or covenant to them."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Laziness, Doubt


  • "A lowly spirit is demonstrated when one associates with the poor. It is this spirit alone which does not despise any who are created by God. God's presence and glory is manifested in the life of the spiritually humble."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Humility


  • "To secure one's freedom the Christian must experience God's light which is God's truth."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Truth, Light


  • "With fear and trembling we must rely upon God for guidance in the inner depths. This is the sole way to walk according to the spirit."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Holy Spirit


  • "The Lord wants us to be used, yes; but what He is after is that we pour all we have, ourselves, to Him, and if that be all, that is enough."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Service


  • "Why is the Christian's mental life so beset by evil spirits? This can be answered in one sentence: believers afford the evil spirits (or the devil) the opportunity to attack."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Satan


  • "Only the poor in spirit can be humble. How often the experience, growth, and progress of a Christian become such precious matters to him that he loses his lowliness."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Humility, Growth


  • "Any victory that does not more than conquer is just an imitation victory. While we are suppressing and wrestling, we are only imitating victory. If Christ lives in us, we will rejoice in everything, and we will thank and praise the Lord. We will say, "Hallelujah! Praise the Lord" forever."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Praise, Victory



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