If you look at the world, you'll be distressed. If you look within, you'll be depressed. If you look at God you'll be at rest.

— Corrie Ten Boom

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Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.


Jesus did not promise to change the circumstances around us.

He promised great peace and pure joy to those who would learn to believe that God actually controls all things.


Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.


Faith sees the invisible, believes the unbelievable, and receives the impossible.


Forgiveness is setting the prisoner free, only to find out that the prisoner was me.


This is what the past is for! Every experience God gives us, every person He puts in our lives is the perfect preparation for the future that only He can see.


In order to realize the worth of the anchor we need to feel the stress of the storm.


Forgiveness is the key that unlocks the door of resentment and the handcuffs of hatred. It is a power that breaks the chains of bitterness and the shackles of selfishness.


Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?


Worrying is carrying tomorrow's load with today's strength- carrying two days at once. It is moving into tomorrow ahead of time. Worrying doesn't empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.


Trying to do the Lord's work in your own strength is the most confusing, exhausting, and tedious of all work. But when you are filled with the Holy Spirit, then the ministry of Jesus just flows out of you.


The wonderful thing about praying is that you leave a world of not being able to do something, and enter God’s realm where everything is possible. He specializes in the impossible. Nothing is too great for His almighty power. Nothing is too small for His love.


About Corrie Ten Boom

Quotes 171 sayings
Nationality Dutch
Profession Author
Birthday October 16

You see, a potter can only mold the clay when it lies completely in his hand.

It requires complete surrender.


What wings are to a bird, and sails to a ship, so is prayer to the soul.


Nobody can take away from you those texts from the Bible which you have learned by heart.


There is no pit so deep, that God's love is not deeper still.


The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation.


Do you know what hurts so very much? It's love.

Love is the strongest force in the world, and when it is blocked that means pain. There are two things we can do when this happens. We can kill that love so that it stops hurting. But then of course part of us dies, too. Or we can ask God to open up another route for that love to travel.


Worry is an old man with bended head, carrying a load of feathers which he thinks are lead.


It is not my ability, but my response to God’s ability, that counts.


When a Christian shuns fellowship with other Christians, the devil smiles, When he stops studying the Bible, the devil laughs. When he stops praying, the devils shouts for joy.


Faith is like radar that sees through the fog -- the reality of things at a distance that the human eye cannot see.


Hold everything in your hands lightly, otherwise it hurts when God pries your fingers open.


Although the threads of my life have often seemed knotted, I know, by faith, that on the other side of the embroidery there is a crown.


Four marks of true repentance are: acknowledgement of wrong, willingness to confess it, willingness to abandon it, and willingness to make restitution.


There is no panic in Heaven! God has no problems, only plans.


Today I know that such memories are the key not to the past, but to the future.

I know that the experiences of our lives, when we let God use them, become the mysterious and perfect preparation for the work He will give us to do.


The world is deathly ill. It is dying. The Great Physician has already signed the death certificate. Yet, there is still a great work for Christians to do. They are to be streams of living water, channels of mercy to those who are still in the world. It is possible for them to do this because they are overcomers.


The tree on the mountain takes whatever the weather brings.

If it has any choice at all, it is in putting down roots as deeply as possible."---Each New Day


Don't pray when you feel like it. Have an appointment with the Lord and keep it.


I soon discovered that man's importunity is God's opportunity.

he uses our problems as building materials for his miracles. I began to understand that this was my first lesson in learning to trust him completely, my first steps on the path to complete dependence on, and obedience to, his guidance.


Faith is like radar that sees through the fog.


You can never learn that Christ is all you need, until Christ is all you have.


Worry is a cycle of inefficient thoughts whirling around a center of fear.


Who can add to Christmas? The perfect motive is that God so loved the world.

The perfect gift is that He gave His only Son. The only requirement is to believe in Him. The reward of faith is that you shall have everlasting life.


There are no 'ifs' in God's Kingdom. His timing is perfect. His will is our hiding place. Lord Jesus, keep me in Your will! Don't let me go mad by poking about outside it.


Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden.


There are no 'if's' in God's world. And no places that are safer than other places. The center of His will is our only safety - let us pray that we may always know it!


When we are on the beach we only see a small part of the ocean.

However, we know that there is much more beyond the horizon. We only see a small part of God's great love, a few jewels of His great riches, but we know that there is much more beyond the horizon. The best is yet to come, when we see Jesus face-to-face.


Don't bother to give God instructions; just report for duty.


I have experienced His presence in the deepest hell that man can create.

I have really tested the promises of the Bible, and believe me, you can count on them.


If Jesus were born one thousand times in Bethlehem and not in me, then I would still be lost.


Happiness isn't something that depends on our surroundings.

.. It's something we make inside ourselves.


If you cannot find time to pray, ask for forgiveness.

Ask to be cleansed of the sin of having no time to pray ... It could be that Satan is pushing you into too much work so that you cannot take time to pray.


You know, eternal life does not start when we go to heaven.

It starts the moment you reach out to Jesus. He never turns His back on anyone. And He is waiting for you.


If God sends us on strong paths, we are provided strong shoes.


Dear Jesus...how foolish of me to have called for human help when You are here.


God has plans, not problems for our lives.

The life of a Christian is an education for a higher service. God is training you for something.


A person is either a missionary or a mission field.