15 Quotes About Grief

  • "Grieve not, then, if your sons seem to desert you, but rejoice, rather, seeing the will of God done gladly."

    - Jim Elliot
    Topics: Holiness, Grief


  • "To walk after the spirit a believer must inhibit his mind from revolving endlessly. If it turns too long around one topic, worries or grieves too much over matters, and ponders too intensively to know God's will, it may become unbearable and hamper its normal operation. The mind needs to be kept in a steady and secure state."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Prayer, Grief


  • "We rejoice in spite of our grief, not in place of it."

    - Woodrow Kroll
    Topics: Grief, Joy


  • "The true man of God is heartsick, grieved at the worldliness of the Church, grieved at the toleration of sin in the Church, grieved at the prayerlessness in the Church. He is disturbed that the corporate prayer of the Church no longer pulls down the strongholds of the devil."

    - Leonard Ravenhill
    Topics: Worldliness, Grief, Tolerance


  • "In grief we know the worst of what we feel, But who can tell the end of what we fear?"

    - Hannah More
    Topics: Fear, Grief


  • "Oh, when we are journeying through the murky night and the dark woods of affliction and sorrow, it is something to find here and there a spray broken, or a leafy stem bent down with the tread of His foot and the brush of His hand as He passed; and to remember that the path He trod He has hallowed, and thus to find lingering fragrance and hidden strength in the remembrance of Him as "in all points tempted like as we are," bearing grief for us, bearing grief with us, bearing grief like us."

    - Alexander MacLaren
    Topics: Affliction, Grief


  • "Never does a man know the force that is in him till some mighty affection or grief has humanized the soul."

    - Frederick W. Robertson
    Topics: Suffering, Grief


  • "No one ever told me that grief felt so like fear."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Suffering, Grief


  • "Time heals griefs and quarrels, for we change and are no longer the same persons. Neither the offender nor the offended are any more themselves."

    - Blaise Pascal
    Topics: Change, Grief, Healing


  • "For one drop calls another down, till we are drowned in seas of grief."

    - Isaac Watts
    Topics: Suffering, Grief


  • "Joy is best sown in broken ground."

    - Jack Wellman
    Topics: Joy, Sorrow, Grief


  • "We are looking for our own virtue, our own piety, our own goodness, and so live on and in our own poverty and weakness - today pleased and comforted with the seeming firmness and strength of our own pious tempers and fancying ourselves to be somewhat. Tomorrow, fallen into our own mire, we are dejected, but not humbled; we grieve, but it is only the grief of pride at the seeing our perfection not to be such as we had vainly imagined. And thus it will be, till the whole turn of our minds be so changed that we as fully see and know our inability to have any goodness of our own as to have a life of our own."

    - William Law
    Topics: Pride, Grief, Virtue


  • "After grief for sin there should be joy for forgiveness."

    - A. W. Pink
    Topics: Forgiveness, Grief, Joy


  • "The cross is a one time, visual representation of God's grief over sin."

    - Assorted Authors
    Topics: Atonement, The Cross, Grief


  • "Oh, when we are journeying through the murky night and the dark woods of affliction and sorrow, it is something to find here and there a spray broken, or a leafy stem bent down with the tread of His foot and the brush of His hand as He passed; and to remember that the path He trod He has hallowed, and thus to find lingering fragrance and hidden strength in the remembrance of Him as "in all points tempted like as we are," bearing grief for us, bearing grief with us, bearing grief like us."

    - Alexander MacLaren
    Topics: Affliction, Grief



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