Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.
- Matthew 11:28-30
Do not grow overconfident following a few victories. Should you not rely upon the Holy Spirit you will soon be thrown once more into a distressing experience. With holy diligence you must cultivate an attitude of dependency.
- Watchman Nee
You cannot help distresses coming. They will come, and offenses will come, but woe unto those that cause offenses. See that you do not cause offense. See that you live in a higher tide. See that your tongue cannot move.
- Smith Wigglesworth
Our dependence upon God ought to be so entire and absolute that we should never think it necessary, in any kind of distress, to have recourse to human consolations.
- Thomas a Kempis
In all my perplexities and distresses, the Bible has never failed to give me light and strength.
- Assorted Authors
Since God intends to make you like Jesus, he will take you through the same experiences Jesus went through. That includes loneliness, temptation, stress, criticism, rejection, and many other problems.
- Rick Warren
Let God enlarge you when you are going through distress. He can do it. You can't do it, and others can't do it for you.
- Warren Wiersbe
When may a revival be expected? When the wickedness of the wicked grieves and distresses the Christian.
- Billy Sunday
Let him who expects one class of society to prosper in the highest degree, while the other is in distress, try whether one side of his face can smile while the other is pinched.
- Thomas Fuller