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If you know that God loves you, you should never question a directive from Him. It will always be right and best. When He gives you a directive, you are not just to observe it, discuss it, or debate it. You are to obey it.
- Henry Blackaby
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God's work done in God's way will never lack God's supplies.
- Hudson Taylor
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If God called us to a task, He will then qualify us for the job.
- Jack Hyles
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Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.
- Peter Marshall
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The measure of a men's greatness is not the number of servants he has, but the number of people he serves.
- John Hagee
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Good works do not make a good man, but a good man does good works.
- Martin Luther
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Those that God used in the past were just ordinary people with an extraordinary Master. They were not all champions of great faith, but little people who saw their own need, and put their small faith in a great God.
- Winkie Pratney
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In this world it is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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Man's greatest honor and privilege is to do the will of God. This was what the Lord Jesus taught His disciples. He once said that only those who did His Father's will would enter the kingdom of Heaven (Matt. 7:21). He also said that His true brothers and sisters were those who did the will of God (Matt. 12:50).
- Zac Poonen
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Whenever God calls us to a task, He will equip us and enable us to complete that task.
- Michael Youssef
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Have you been holding back from a risky, costly course to which you know in your heart God has called you? Hold back no longer. Your God is faithful to you, and adequate for you. You will never need more than He can supply, and what He supplies, both materially and spiritually, will always be enough for the present.
- J.I. Packer
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Expect great things from God. Attempt great things for God.
- William Carey
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The best way to do ourselves good is to be doing good to others; the best way to gather is to scatter.
- Thomas Brooks
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Prayer is of transcendent importance. Prayer is the mightiest agent to advance God's work. Praying hearts and hands only can do God's work. Prayer succeeds when all else fails.
- E.M. Bounds
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Do all the good you can by all the means you can in all the places you can at all the times you can to all the people you can as long as ever you can.
- John Wesley
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One of the principal rules of religion is, to lose no occasion of serving God. And, since he is invisible to our eyes, we are to serve him in our neighbor; which he receives as if done to himself in person, standing visibly before us.
- John Wesley
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I am not tired of my work, neither am I tired of the world; yet, when Christ calls me home, I shall go with gladness.
- Adoniram Judson
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What is God's remedy for dejection at apparent failure in our labors? This - the assurance that God's purpose cannot fail, that God's plans cannot miscarry, that God's will must be done. Our labors are not intended to bring about that which God has not decreed.
- A. W. Pink
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Length of life should be measured not by the number of years but by the number of right actions.
- Desiderius Erasmus
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Though I am always in a haste, I am never in a hurry, because I never undertake more work than I can go through with perfect calmness of spirit.
- John Wesley
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Each of us may be sure that if God sends us on stony paths He will provide us with strong shoes, and He will not send us out on any journey for which He does not equip us well.
- Alexander MacLaren
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Every man naturally desires knowledge; but what good is knowledge without fear of God? Indeed a humble rustic who serves God is better than a proud intellectual who neglects his soul to study the course of the stars.
- Thomas a Kempis
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God Almighty has set before me two great objects, the suppression of the slave trade and the reformation of manners.
- William Wilberforce
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To be used of God. Is there anything more encouraging, more fulfilling? Perhaps not, but there is something more basic: to meet with God. To linger in His presence, to shut out the noise of the city and, in quietness, give Him the praise He deserves. Before we engage ourselves in His work, let's meet Him in His Word... in prayer... in worship.
- Chuck Swindoll
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My share of the work may be limited, but the fact that it is work makes it precious.
- Helen Keller
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No sacrifice should be too great for Him who gave Himself for us.
- Harry Ironside
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Each of us may be sure that if God sends us on stony paths He will provide us with strong shoes, and He will not send us out on any journey for which He does not equip us well.
- Alexander MacLaren
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We have become so engrossed in the work of the Lord that we have forgotten the Lord of the work.
- A. W. Tozer
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As our Father makes many a flower to bloom unseen in the lonely desert, [let us] do all that we can do, as under God's eye, though no other eye ever take note of it.
- Hudson Taylor
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Are we not all immortal till our work is done?
- Robert Murray McCheyne
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The real test of a saint is not one's willingness to preach the gospel, but one's willingness to do something like washing the disciples' feet - that is, being willing to do those things that seem unimportant in human estimation but count as everything to God.
- Oswald Chambers
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I used to ask God to help me. Then I asked if I might help Him. I ended up by asking Him to do His work through me.
- Hudson Taylor
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Faith and works are bound up in the same bundle. He that obeys God trusts God; and he that trusts God obeys God. He that is without faith is without works; and he that is without works is without faith.
- Charles Spurgeon
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Faithful servants never retire. You can retire from your career, but you will never retire from serving God.
- Rick Warren
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God does not love men that are inconstant, nor good works that are intermitted. Nothing is pleasing to him, but what has a resemblance of his own immutability.
- John Wesley
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Our toil is sweet with thankfulness, Our burden is our boon; The curse of earth's gray morning is, The blessing of its noon.
- John Greenleaf Whittier
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When men do anything for God, the very least thing, they never know where it will end, nor what amount of work it will do for Him. Love's secret, therefore, is to be always doing things for God, and not to mind because they are such very little ones.
- Frederick W. Faber
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Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence; they go stark, raving mad.
- Fyodor Dostoevsky
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Let us, therefore, not be weary of well-doing; for we shall reap an eternal harvest of comfort, if we faint not.
- George Whitefield
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If you want to live in this world, doing the duty of life, knowing the blessings of it, doing your work heartily, and yet not absorbed by it, remember that the one power whereby you can so act is, that all shall be consecrated to Christ, and done for His sake.
- Alexander MacLaren
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If you want to live in this world, doing the duty of life, knowing the blessings of it, doing your work heartily, and yet not absorbed by it, remember that the one power whereby you can so act is, that all shall be consecrated to Christ, and done for His sake.
- Alexander MacLaren
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I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And that which I can do, by the grace of God, I will do.
- Dwight L. Moody
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God is so great, that he communicates greatness to the least thing that is done for his service.
- John Wesley
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Have thy tools ready. God will find thee work.
- Charles Kingsley
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A man's labor is not only his capital but his life. When it passes it returns never more. To utilize it, to prevent its wasteful squandering, to enable the poor man to bank it up for use hereafter, this surely is one of the most urgent tasks before civilization.
- William Booth
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Action springs not from thought, but from a readiness for responsibility.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer
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Good works are indispensable to salvation - not as its ground or means, however, but as its consequence and evidence.
- John Stott
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God has chosen us to help one another.
- Smith Wigglesworth
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Faith and works should travel side by side, step answering to step, like the legs of men walking. First faith, and then works; and then faith again, and then works again--until they can scarcely distinguish which is the one and which is the other.
- William Booth
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We can serve God only with a clear conscience. An opaque one shall surely cause us to shrink back intuitively from God.
- Watchman Nee
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