420 Watchman Nee Quotes

  • "He who is willing to suffer for God and men does not live for himself; but those who daily seek sensuous pleasures and become apprehensive about bearing burdens for God and the church are living only for themselves."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Suffering


  • "The purpose of Satan is to engineer our fall through accusations: "Since we cannot be perfect," sighs the believer resignedly, "then what is the use?""

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Satan


  • "Christians ought to eliminate their folly. They ought to adopt God's view of the absolute impossibility for their natural walk to please Him. They must dare to allow the Holy Spirit to point out to them every corruption of the soul life. They must exercise faith in believing God's estimation of their natural life and must wait patiently for the Holy Spirit to reveal in them what the Bible says of them. Only in this manner will they be led in the way of deliverance."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Holy Spirit, Believing, The Bible


  • "The believer in addition should assail the lies of the evil spirits. Every suggestion from the enemy must be met resolutely with the truth of the Bible. Answer doubts with the texts of faith; respond to despair with words of hope; reply to fear with words of peace. If he does not know the appropriate verse, let him pray for direction. Victory is obtained by wielding the Sword of the Spirit."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: The Bible, Truth, Victory


  • "They simply do what as as they feel like doing."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Hypocrisy


  • "As conscience grows more passive and the evil spirit supplies his guidance, some Christians begin to lower their moral standard - thinking they henceforth live according to a higher life principle, and therefore treat immoral matters as not quite so immoral any more."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Conscience, Immorality


  • "He looks neither at the aggregate of fat nor at the number of burnt offerings but solely at the sum of obedience to Him."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Obedience


  • "Never adopt an attitude of indifference, for if you do you will suffer for it. The weight will grow heavier and heavier."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Apathy, Attitude


  • "His heart is alright and his intention is good, but it is founded upon human consideration derived from the soul life. All such considerations the Lord must reject. Even to desire after the Lord is not permitted if done by the flesh. Does this not demonstrate beyond doubt that we can indeed be soulish in serving and desiring the Lord?"

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Reasoning


  • "Our inner being is in ascendancy, far above any obstacle or disturbance. Yes, it is continually free and fresh and discerns everything with the transparent sight of heaven. How radically different this life of heaven on earth is from one that is swayed by emotion."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Holiness, Discernment


  • "For God's way of deliverance is altogether different from man's way. Man's way is to try to suppress sin by seeking to overcome it; God's way is to remove the sinner."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Sin


  • "All satanic works are performed from the outside inward; all divine works from the inside outward."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Service


  • "We should not open our mouths too hastily upon approaching God. On the contrary, we first must ask God to show us what and how to pray before we make our request known to Him. Have we not consumed a great deal of time in the past asking for what we wanted? Why not now ask for what God wants?"

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Prayer


  • "Nothing is ever wasted on the Lord."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Service


  • "The believer's experience is consequently a rather complex matter. It is imperative that we determine for ourselves whether we have been delivered from the base and the ignoble."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Discretion



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