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We are the Bibles the world is reading; We are the creeds the world is needing; We are the sermons the world is heeding.
- Billy Graham
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To train a boy in the way he should go you must go that way yourself.
- Billy Sunday
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Train up a child in the way he should go - but be sure you go that way yourself.
- Charles Spurgeon
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Our walk counts far more than our talk, always!
- George Mueller
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We must make the invisible kingdom visible in our midst.
- John Calvin
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Children take more notice of what their parents do, than what they say. Actions speak louder than words.
- William Tiptaft
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Actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.
- George Washington
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As to matters of dress, I would recommend one never to be first in the fashion nor the last out of it.
- John Wesley
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People are watching the way we act more than they are listening to what we say.
- Max Lucado
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Jesus does not give recipes that show the way to God as other teachers of religion do. He is himself the way.
- Karl Barth
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If I have seen further than others, it is by standing upon the shoulders of giants.
- Isaac Newton
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The very man who has argued you down, will sometimes be found, years later, to have been influenced by what you said.
- C.S. Lewis
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The task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles, but to irrigate deserts.
- C.S. Lewis
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More often than not, it is what you are rather than what you say that will bring an unbeliever to Christ. This, then, is the ultimate apologetic. For the ultimate apologetic is: your life.
- William Lane Craig
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Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other.
- Edmund Burke
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Take heed that the misdeeds for which thou correctest thy children be not learned them by thee. Many children learn that wickedness of their parents for which they beat and chastise them.
- John Bunyan
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While the state of Venice was free from inquisitors, a great number of Protestants fixed their residence there, and many converts were made by the purity of the doctrines they professed, and the inoffensiveness of the conversation they used.
- John Foxe
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Our witness - good or bad - is the overflow of our lives.
- Alistair Begg
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Those who teach by their doctrine must teach by their life, or else they pull down with one hand what they build up with the other.
- Matthew Henry
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Every artist dips his brush in his own soul, and paints his own nature into his pictures.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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More depends on my walk than talk.
- Dwight L. Moody
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It is not talking but walking that will bring us to heaven.
- Matthew Henry
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People buy into the leader before they buy into the vision.
- John C. Maxwell
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We are too apt to look and see how others walk, which is not faith, and to allow our own steps to be more or less affected by the walk of others around us. But in so doing, my soul is not carrying out the spirit of life in my walk.
- G.V. Wigram
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We can exert power for good, therefore, only if we are prepared to drum it into our heads that the church of Christ can never exert influence on civil society directly, only indirectly.
- Abraham Kuyper
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It is difficult to rebuke well; that is, at a right time, in a right spirit, and in a right manner.
- John Henry Newman
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The life that I touch for good or ill will touch another life, and that in turn another, until who knows where the trembling stops or in what far place my touch will be felt.
- Frederick Buechner
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We are told to let our light shine, and if it does, we won't need to tell anybody it does. Lighthouses don't fire cannons to call attention to their shining- they just shine.
- Dwight L. Moody
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The lives of ministers oftentimes convince more strongly than their words; their tongues may persuade, but their lives command.
- Thomas Brooks
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A good example is far better than a good precept.
- Dwight L. Moody
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The secret of homemade rule is self rule, first being ourselves what we want our children to be.
- Andrew Murray
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Remain side by side with Him who loved us, and gave Himself for us, and you too will become a permanent magnet, a permanently attractive force; and like Him you will draw all men unto you, like Him you will be drawn unto all men. That is the inevitable effect of Love. Any man who fulfils that cause must have that effect produced in him.
- Henry Drummond
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Has someone wronged you recently? Resist the urge to judge that person. Instead, pray that God might use you to reach the offender.
- Warren Wiersbe
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The practices of good men are more subject to error than their speculations. I will, then, honor good examples, but endeavor to live according to good precepts.
- Joseph Hall
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Where one man reads the Bible, a hundred read you and me.
- Dwight L. Moody
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Preaching is too much avail, but practice is far more effective. A godly life is the strongest argument you can offer the skeptic.
- Hosea Ballou
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We shall draw the world to Christ when we are filled with religion.
- Dwight L. Moody
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Above all, we [as parents] must make sure that the open book of our lives - our example - demonstrates the reality of our instruction, for in watching us they will learn the most.
- R. Kent Hughes
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My brethren, let me say, be like Christ at all times. Imitate him in "public." Most of us live in some sort of public capacity--many of us are called to work before our fellow-men every day. We are watched; our words are caught; our lives are examined--taken to pieces.
- Charles Spurgeon
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There is great force hidden in a gentle command.
- George Herbert
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The only Jesus that unbelievers ever see on this earth is the one reflected in those who already know Him. By mirroring Christ, we should be ready to turn any conversation or meeting with an unbeliever into a divine encounter.
- David Jeremiah
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It's just like being a father; you got to show them love and you got to show them the path. I don't like this role-model stuff, though. Jimmy Swaggart was my role model and he got caught buying whores twice. So don't look at me as a role model.
- Duane Chapman
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The remains of great and good men, like Elijah's mantle, ought to be gathered up and preserved by their survivors; that as their works follow them in the reward of them, they may stay behind in their benefit.
- Matthew Henry
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A good schoolmaster minces his precepts for children to swallow, hanging clogs on the nimbleness of his own soul, that his scholars may go along with him.
- Thomas Fuller
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Emulation is the devil-shadow of aspiration. To excite it is worthy only of the commonplace vulgar schoolmaster, whose ambition is to show what fine scholars he can turn out, that he may get the more pupils.
- George Macdonald
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You know, in my hometown of Hope, Arkansas, the three sacred heroes were Jesus, Elvis, and FDR, not necessarily in that order.
- Mike Huckabee
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You say they are skeptical where Jesus is concerned. I'll tell you when they are skeptical--when they see the caricature of Jesus in you and me.
- Gipsy Smith
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You cannot antagonize and influence at the same time.
- Assorted Authors
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My sword I give to him that shall succeed me in my pilgrimage, and my courage and skill to him that can get it.
- John Bunyan
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A man's life is always more forcible than his speech. When men take stock of him they reckon his deeds as dollars and his words as pennies. If his life and doctrine disagree the mass of onlookers accept his practice and reject his preaching.
- Charles Spurgeon
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