21 Quotes About Submission

  • "Let God have your life; He can do more with it than you can."

    - Dwight L. Moody
    Topics: Life, Submission


  • "A man is not far from the gates of heaven when he is fully submissive to the Lord's will."

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Submission


  • "Temples have their images; and we see what influence they have always had over a great part of mankind. But, in truth, the ideas and images in men's minds are the invisible powers that constantly govern them; and to these they all pay universally a ready submission."

    - Jonathan Edwards
    Topics: Truth, Submission


  • "Since the marriage relationship is to reflect the relationship between Jesus Christ and His Church, it is imperative that biblical submission and love be practiced in all of its aspects between husband and wife."

    - John C. Broger
    Topics: Marriage, Submission


  • "It is, perhaps, one of the hardest struggles of the Christian life to learn this sentence - "Not unto us, not unto us, but unto Thy name be glory.""

    - Charles Spurgeon
    Topics: Submission


  • "Every Christian would agree that a man's spiritual health is exactly proportional to his love for God."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Submission


  • "The reason for our hurt feelings lies in the fact that we are not amenable to being treated as our Lord was and are loathe to submit ourselves to the will and ordering of God. Were we to deliver our natural energies to death and capitulate entirely to the Lord, our soul, though so nervously sensitive, would rest in the Lord and not misunderstand Him."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Submission, Feelings, Rest


  • "Those who have a saving interest in Christ must be willing to part with all for Him, leave all to follow Him. Whatever stands in opposition to Christ, or in completion with Him for our love and service, we must cheerfully quit it, though ever so dear to us."

    - Matthew Henry
    Topics: Submission


  • "Supreme authority in both church and home has been divinely vested in the male as the representative of Christ, who is Head of the church. It is in willing submission rather than grudging capitulation that the woman in the church (whether married or single) and the wife in the home find their fulfillment."

    - Elisabeth Elliot
    Topics: Authority, Submission


  • "The people of the Lord in humility are to lay themselves and their prayers, and all that they have, at the foot of their God, to be disposed of by him as he in his heavenly wisdom seeth best. Yet not doubting but God will answer the desire of his people that way that shall be most for their advantage and his glory. When the saints therefore do pray with submission to the will of God, it doth not argue that they are to doubt or question God's love and kindness to them. But because they at all times are not so wise, but that sometimes Satan may get that advantage of them, as to tempt them to pray for that which, if they had it, would neither prove to God's glory nor his people's good."

    - John Bunyan
    Topics: Humility, Doubt, Submission


  • "This attitude of complete submission and complete trust is of course the key to working out our own salvation in fear and trembling and is the mark of a truly spiritual Christian."

    - John F. Walvoord
    Topics: Submission


  • "Inordinate desires commonly produce irregular endeavors. If our wishes be not kept in submission to God's providence, our pursuits will scarcely be kept under the restraints of his precepts."

    - Matthew Henry
    Topics: Selfishness, Providence, Submission


  • "Ability to resist temptation is directly proportionate to your submission to God."

    - Ed Cole
    Topics: Temptation, Submission


  • "Revelation is the first step to holiness, and consecration is the second. A day must come in our lives, as definite as the day of our conversion, when we give up all right to ourselves and submit to the absolute Lordship of Jesus Christ."

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Submission, Consecration


  • "Above all else, we must learn how to bring our wills into submission and obedience to the will of God, on a practical, daily, hour-by-hour basis."

    - Jerry Bridges
    Topics: Submission



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