167 Quotes About Apathy

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The faith of Christ offers no buttons to push for quick service. The new order must wait the Lord's own time, and that is too much for the man in a hurry. He just gives up and becomes interested in something else.
- A. W. Tozer
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We are never defeated unless we give up on God.
- Ronald Reagan
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All growth that is not toward God is growing to decay.
- George Macdonald
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May the things of this world so lose their power over us that we do not in the slightest wish to be "worldly"; nay, we even delight in not remaining "in the world."
- Watchman Nee
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If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.
- Thomas Aquinas
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A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God's truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.
- John Calvin
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I consider that the chief dangers which confront the coming century will be religion without the Holy Ghost; Christianity without Christ; forgiveness without repentance; salvation without regeneration; politics without God; and Heaven without Hell.
- William Booth
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Nothing is so intolerable to man as being fully at rest, without a passion, without business, without entertainment, without care.
- Blaise Pascal
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I will not believe that thou hast tasted of the honey of the gospel if thou can eat it all to thyself.
- Charles Spurgeon
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The weakness of human nature has always appeared in times of great revivals of religion, by a disposition to run into extremes, especially in these three things: enthusiasm, superstition, and intemperate zeal.
- Jonathan Edwards
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A different world cannot be built by indifferent people.
- Peter Marshall
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When there are dissensions, and jealousies, and evil speakings among professors of religion, then there is great need of a revival. These things show that Christians have got far from God, and it is time to think earnestly of a revival.
- Charles Finney
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We should not ask, "What is wrong with the world?" for that diagnosis has already been given. Rather, we should ask, "What has happened to the salt and light?"
- John Stott
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Never adopt an attitude of indifference, for if you do you will suffer for it. The weight will grow heavier and heavier.
- Watchman Nee
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The world has lost the power to blush over its vice; the Church has lost her power to weep over it.
- Leonard Ravenhill
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At times one hesitates to reprove or admonish evil-doers, either because one seeks a more favorable moment or fears his rebuke might make them worse, and further, discourage weak brethren from seeking to lead a good and holy life, or turn them aside from the faith. In such circumstances forbearance is not prompted by selfish considerations but by well advised charity.
- Augustine
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Folks don't want to be shaken. They would rather sit still. They want to come to church Sunday morning, listen to you for an hour, get up and walk out the door, go home and eat dinner, and forget about what you said.
- Lee Roberson
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Our clerics neither evangelize like the apostles, nor go to war like the secular lords, nor toil like laborers.
- Assorted Authors
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What makes the Dead Sea dead? Because it is all the time receiving, never giving out anything. Why is it that many Christians are cold? Because they are all the time receiving, never giving out anything.
- Dwight L. Moody
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The man who has nothing more than a kind of Sunday religion -- whose Christianity is like his Sunday clothes put on once a week, and then laid aside -- such a man cannot, of course, be expected to care about growth in grace.
- J. C. Ryle
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He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.
- Martin Luther King Jr.
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How little chance the Holy Ghost has nowadays. The churches and missionary societies have so bound Him in red tape that they practically ask Him to sit in a corner while they do the work themselves.
- Assorted Authors
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If you seek to please men you can never be a servant of the Lord.
- Zac Poonen
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Take heed of drowsiness in hearing; drowsiness shows much irreverence. How lively are many when they are about the world, but in the worship of God how drowsy. ...In the preaching of the Word, is not the bread of life broken to you; and will a man fall asleep at his food? Which is worse, to stay from a sermon, or sleep at sermon?
- Thomas Watson
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All the danger is when the world gets into the heart. The water is useful for the sailing of the ship; all the danger is when the water gets into the ship; so the fear is when the world gets into the heart.
- Thomas Watson
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A man may be so bold of his predestination, that he forget his conversation.
- Thomas Adams
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Haste and rashness are storms and tempests, breaking and wrecking business; but nimbleness is a full fair wind blowing it with speed to the haven.
- Thomas Fuller
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People get so used to the dark that they think it is growing brighter.
- Vance Havner
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Today's church wants to be raptured from responsibility.
- Leonard Ravenhill
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We run carelessly to the precipice, after we have put something before us to prevent us seeing it.
- Blaise Pascal
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A prayerless church member is a hindrance. He is in the body like a rotting bone or a decayed tooth. Before long, since he does not contribute to the benefit of his brethren, he will become a danger and a sorrow to them. Neglect of private prayer is the locust which devours the strength of the church.
- Charles Spurgeon
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Too many, through want of prudence, are golden apprentices, silver journeymen, and copper masters.
- George Whitefield
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I see no hope for a revival among God's people today. They are so enamored and so cluttered up with Hollywood and newspapers and magazines and parties and bowling alleys and camping trips and everything else. How in the world are they going to get still long enough to see anything from God?
- Lester Roloff
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The mouse that hath but one hole is quickly taken.
- George Herbert
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The average person who claims to believe in God (as does the vast majority in America) is too preoccupied with himself to give God much time or serious thought.
- Dave Hunt
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As we live a life that is about as unlike Jesus as you can get, a life of comfort and coddling undreamt of by billions around the world; a lifestyle in the top 10% of the earth today (-in debt up to our eyeballs all the while) - the fact is that we don't really CARE that we have lost original Christianity, do we? We are too busy, man. Don't bother us with that kind of talk.
- Andrew Strom
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We are too apt to rest in a bare profession of faith, and to think that this will save us; it is a cheap and easy religion to say, "We believe in the articles of the Christian faith;" but it is a great delusion to imagine that this is enough to bring us to heaven.
- Matthew Henry
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How can you pull down strongholds of Satan if you don't even have the strength to turn off your TV?
- Leonard Ravenhill
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oday, we have a Christianity made easy as an accommodation to an age that is unwilling to face the implication of Calvary, and the gospel of 'simply believism' has produced a harvest of professions which have done untold harm to the cause of Christ.
- Duncan Campbell
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There is a kind of gospel being proclaimed today which conveniently accommodates itself to the spirit of the age, and makes no demand for godliness.
- Duncan Campbell
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If you are contented with a sound creed and a little morality in your lives, you are in an awful state. I would not like to die in your state for a thousand worlds.
- William Tiptaft
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Tomorrow is the devil's day, but today is God's. Satan does not care how spiritual your intentions are, or how holy your resolutions, if only they are determined to be done tomorrow.
- J. C. Ryle
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Revival brings back a holy shock to apathy and carelessness.
- Winkie Pratney
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Has life become so filled with efforts to cover every financial contingency, to realize one's full earthly potential, and finally to retire comfortably, that without realizing it we are finding our hope in this world rather than in God?
- Dave Hunt
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The most tremendous judgment of God in this world is the hardening of the hearts of men.
- John Owen
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Let the Christian mark this well that once he has perceived the will of God in his spirit's intuition his whole being needs to be employed actively in executing God's will. He should not be passive.
- Watchman Nee
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God has no place for undercover agents.
- Woodrow Kroll
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How easy it is to live more or less in the enjoyment of God's free grace, and yet not realize that we are called to fulfill a divinely appointed purpose.
- Duncan Campbell
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If the Lord should always be swift to hear us, how slow should we be in hearing him, and while we have our desires, forget most of our duties.
- Abraham Wright
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Neglect does more for the soul than make it miss salvation. It despoils it of its capacity for salvation.
- Henry Drummond
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