39 Quotes About Circumstances

  • "Perhaps you began to question God's love or His wisdom. Maybe you were afraid to say that He was wrong, but you sort of said, "God, you deceived me in letting me believe that this was the right thing to do. Why didn't you stop me?" A whole lot of wrong things can happen if you try to look at God from the middle of circumstances."

    - Henry Blackaby
    Topics: God, Service, Circumstances


  • "God is more concerned with conforming me to the likeness of His Son than leaving me in my comfort zones. God is more interested in inward qualities than outward circumstances - things like refining my faith, humbling my heart, cleaning up my thought life and strengthening my character."

    - Joni Eareckson Tada
    Topics: Character, Circumstances


  • "Circumstances which we have resented, situations which we have found desperately difficult, have all been the means in the hands of God of driving the nails into the self-life which so easily complains."

    - Alan Redpath
    Topics: Adversity, Circumstances


  • "Justice is a certain rectitude of mind whereby a man does what he ought to do in the circumstances confronting him."

    - Thomas Aquinas
    Topics: Justice, Circumstances


  • "Often times God demonstrates His faithfulness in adversity by providing for us what we need to survive. He does not change our painful circumstances. He sustains us through them."

    - Charles Stanley
    Topics: Faith, Circumstances


  • "Here is the principle - adapt your measures to the necessity of the people to whom you minister. You are to take the Gospel to them in such modes and circumstances as will gain for it from them a hearing."

    - Catherine Booth
    Topics: Evangelism, Circumstances, The Gospel


  • "No matter what our circumstance, we can find a reason to be thankful."

    - David Jeremiah
    Topics: Thankfulness, Circumstances


  • "Do not hover always on the surface of things, nor take up suddenly, with mere appearances; but penetrate into the depth of matters, as far as your time and circumstances allow, especially in those things which relate to your profession."

    - Isaac Watts
    Topics: Perseverance, Circumstances


  • "We have little control over the circumstances of life. We can't control the weather or the economy, and we can't control what other people say about or do to us. There is only one area where we have control--we can rule the kingdom inside. The heart of every problem is the problem in the heart."

    - Warren Wiersbe
    Topics: Circumstances, Faithful, The Heart


  • "We have employments assigned to us for every circumstance in life. When we are alone, we have our thoughts to watch; in the family, our tempers; and in company, our tongues."

    - Hannah More
    Topics: Character, Business, Circumstances


  • "For truth and duty it is ever the fitting time; who waits until circumstances completely favor his undertaking, will never accomplish anything."

    - Martin Luther
    Topics: Laziness, Circumstances


  • "God's grace is not given to make us feel better, but to glorify Him... Good feelings may come, or they may not, but that is not the issue. The issue is whether or not we honor God by the way we respond to our circumstances."

    - Jerry Bridges
    Topics: Circumstances


  • "The unceasing activity of the Creator, whereby in overflowing bounty and goodwill, He upholds His creatures in ordered existence, guides and governs all events, circumstances, and free acts of angels and men, and directs everything to its appointed goal, for His own glory."

    - J.I. Packer
    Topics: Goals, Circumstances, Creation


  • "Adversity is not simply a tool. It is God's most effective tool for the advancement of our spiritual lives. The circumstances and events that we see as setbacks are oftentimes the very things that launch us into periods of intense spiritual growth. Once we begin to understand this, and accept it as a spiritual fact of life, adversity becomes easier to bear."

    - Charles Stanley
    Topics: Adversity, Circumstances, Growth


  • "Let everyone regulate his conduct by the golden rule of doing to others as in similar circumstances we would have them do to us, and the path of duty will be clear before him."

    - William Wilberforce
    Topics: Service, Circumstances



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