22 Quotes About Discernment

  • "Let us, then, cultivate an attitude of courage as over against the investigations of the day. None should be more zealous in them then we. None should be more quick to discern truth in every field, more hospitable to receive it, more loyal to follow it wherever it leads."

    - B.B. Warfield
    Topics: Truth, Discernment, Zeal


  • "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


  • "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


  • "The creation message has matured over the past three decades, as the discernment and understanding of creationist leaders has matured. More and more, the emphasis is on the foundational issue: compromise of Genesis ultimately undermines the gospel itself."

    - Ken Ham
    Topics: Creation, Discernment, Compromise


  • "The first point of wisdom is to discern that which is false; the second, to know that which is true."

    - Assorted Authors
    Topics: Wisdom, Discernment


  • "Many may boast in the depth of their Bible knowledge and in the excellency of their theological tenets, but those with spiritual discernment are aware that it is dead."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Theology, Boasting, Discernment


  • "Not until the work in hand has failed and we are despised and rejected shall we begin to discern the intent of our heart."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Discernment, The Heart


  • "The Holy Spirit will prompt us in the right direction as we learn to hear His voice and respond in obedience."

    - Crystal McDowell
    Topics: Discernment, The Holy Spirit


  • "Instead of REPENTANCE, people are getting all kinds of counterfeit spiritual experiences. There seems to be almost no discernment at all."

    - Andrew Strom
    Topics: Repentance, Discernment, Deception


  • "Men compare themselves with men, and readily with the worst, and flatter themselves with that comparative betterness. This is not the way to see spots, to look into the muddy streams of profane men's lives; but look into the clear fountain of the Word, and there we may both discern and wash them; and consider the infinite holiness of God, and this will humble us to the dust."

    - Robert Leighton
    Topics: Humility, Discernment


  • "God does not exist to answer our prayers, but by our prayers we come to discern the mind of God."

    - Oswald Chambers
    Topics: Prayer, Discernment


  • "It is wondrous how, the truer we become, the more unerringly we know the ring of truth, can discern whether a man be true or not, and can fasten at once upon the rising lie in word and look and dissembling act - wondrous how the charity of Christ in the heart perceives every aberration from charity in others, in ungentle thought or slanderous tone."

    - Frederick W. Robertson
    Topics: Truth, Discernment


  • "Know your HOLY GOD intimately. (When you have seen His glory, His holiness and His love - by drawing close to Him in prayer - then you can usually see through any counterfeits because you know the "real thing" so well)."

    - Andrew Strom
    Topics: Discernment, Prayer


  • "Faith is the divine evidence whereby the spiritual man discerneth God, and the things of God."

    - John Wesley
    Topics: Faith, Discernment


  • "Discernment is not a matter of simply telling the difference between right and wrong; rather it is telling the difference between right and almost right."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Discernment



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