God does not comfort us to make us comfortable, but to make us comforters.

— John Henry Jowett

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Gratitude is a vaccine, an antitoxin, and an antiseptic.

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Gratitude is a vaccine, an antitoxin, and an antiseptic.

This is a most searching and true diagnosis. Gratitude can be a vaccine that can prevent the invasion of a disgruntled attitude. As antitoxins prevent the disastrous effects of certain poisons and diseases, thanksgiving destroys the poison of faultfinding and grumbling. When trouble has smitten us, a spirit of thanksgiving is a soothing antiseptic.

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Life without thankfulness is devoid of love and passion.

Hope without thankfulness is lacking in fine perception. Faith without thankfulness lacks strength and fortitude. Every virtue divorced from thankfulness is maimed and limps along the spiritual road.

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Preaching that costs nothing accomplishes nothing.

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It is possible to evade a multitude of sorrows by the cultivation of an insignificant life.

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If we do not catch men, we are in great danger of losing even the desire to catch them. Our purposed activity is in peril of becoming a dream.

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...Prayer is not always petition, sometimes it is just communion. It is the exquisite ministry of friendship.

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May my life be like a great hospitable tree, and may weary wanderers find in me a rest.

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It is in the field of prayer that life's critical battles are lost or won.

..In prayer we bring our spiritual enemies into the Presence of God and we fight them there.

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Every virtue divorced from thankfulness is maimed and limps along the spiritual road.

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The only really fatal element in defeat is the resolution not to try again.

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Faith without thankfulness lacks strength and fortitude.

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About John Henry Jowett

Quotes 19 sayings
Profession Preacher
Birthday October 16

Death is not the master of the house, he is only the porter of the king's lodge.

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It is in the field of prayer that life's critical battles are lost or won.

We must conquer all our circumstances there. We must first of all bring them there. We must survey them there. We must master them there. In prayer we bring our spiritual enemies into the Presence of God and we fight them there. Have you tried that? Or have you been satisfied to meet and fight your foes in the open spaces of the world?

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Anyone can build a house: we need the Lord for the creation of a home.

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I have had but one passion, and I have lived for it - the absorbingly arduous yet glorious work of proclaiming the grace and love of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ.

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Let us sing even when we do not feel like it, for in this way we give wings to heavy feet and turn weariness into strength.

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All vital praying makes a drain on a man's vitality.

True intercession is a sacrifice, a bleeding sacrifice.

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