22 Quotes About Overcoming

  • "Nine-tenths of the difficulties are overcome when our hearts are ready to do the Lord's will, whatever it may be. When one is truly in this state, it is usually but a little way to the knowledge of what His will is."

    - George Mueller
    Topics: Obedience, The Heart, Overcoming


  • "Temptations, when we meet them at first, are as the lion that roared upon Samson; but if we overcome them, the next time we see them we shall find a nest of honey within them."

    - John Bunyan
    Topics: Temptation, Overcoming


  • "Knowing the truth concerning the deep workings of the evil spirit helps the individual not only to overcome sins but to eliminate unnecessary afflictions as well."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Truth, Affliction, Overcoming


  • "When you have overcome one temptation, you must be ready to enter the lists with another. As distrust, in some sense, is the mother of safety, so security is the gate of danger."

    - Thomas Brooks
    Topics: Temptation, Overcoming


  • "A nail is driven out by another nail. Habit is overcome by habit."

    - Desiderius Erasmus
    Topics: Habits, Overcoming


  • "But the way to overcome is by patience, forgiving and praying for your enemies, in doing whereof you heap coals upon their heads, and your Lord shall open a door to you in your trouble: wait upon Him, as the night watch waiteth for the morning. He will not tarry. Go up to your watch-tower, and come not down, but by prayer, and faith, and hope, wait on."

    - Samuel Rutherford
    Topics: Overcoming, Prayer, Forgiveness


  • "Bid faith look through the key-hole of the promise, and tell thee what it sees there laid up for him that overcomes; bid it listen and tell thee whether it cannot hear the shout of those crowned saints, as of those that are dividing the spoil, and receiving the reward of all their services and sufferings here on earth."

    - William Gurnall
    Topics: Holiness, Overcoming


  • "He that overcometh shall inherit all things. God has no poor children."

    - Dwight L. Moody
    Topics: Overcoming


  • "Overcoming sin, blessed though it surely is, is but the bare minimum of a believers experience. There is nothing astonishing in it. Not to overcome sin is what ought to astonish us."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Sin, Overcoming


  • "Negligence in prayer withers the inner man. Nothing can be a substitute for it, not even Christian work. Many are so preoccupied with work that they allow little time for prayer. Hence they cannot cast out demons. Prayer enables us first inwardly to overcome the enemy and then outwardly to deal with him."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Satan, Prayer, Overcoming


  • "God has defeated Satan through the death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus Christ. Through this overwhelming victory, God has also empowered you to overcome any temptation to sin and has provided sufficient resources for you to respond biblically to any problem of life. By relying on God's power and being obedient to His Word, you can be an overcomer in any situation."

    - John C. Broger
    Topics: Temptation, Overcoming


  • "To be innocent is to be not guilty; but to be virtuous is to overcome our evil inclinations."

    - William Penn
    Topics: Virtue, Overcoming


  • "It is more to the honor of a Christian by faith to overcome the world, than by monastical vows to retreat from it; more for the honor of Christ to serve him in the city, than to serve him in the cell."

    - Matthew Henry
    Topics: Faith, Overcoming


  • "You will find a joy in overcoming obstacles."

    - Helen Keller
    Topics: Overcoming, Joy


  • "Habit is overcome by habit."

    - Thomas a Kempis
    Topics: Habits, Overcoming



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