In the beginning the church was a fellowship of men and women centering on the living Christ. Then the church moved to Greece where it became a philosophy. Then it moved to Rome where it became an institution. Next, it moved to Europe, where it became a culture. And, finally, it moved to America where it became an enterprise.— Richard Halverson
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Intercession is the truly universal work for the Christian.
No place is closed to intercessory prayer: no continent, no nation, no city, no organization, no office. No power on earth can keep intercession out.
Jesus Christ said more about money than about any other single thing because, when it comes to a man's real nature, money is of first importance. Money is an exact index to a man's true character. All through Scripture there is an intimate correlation between the development of a man's character and how he handles his money.
There is nothing you can to do make God love you more! There is nothing you can do to make God love you less! His love is Unconditional, Impartial, Everlasting, Infinite, Perfect!
Evangelism is not salesmanship. It is not urging people, pressing them, coercing them, overwhelming them, or subduing them. Evangelism is telling a message. Evangelism is reporting good news.
Men who fear God face life fearlessly. Men who do not fear God end up fearing everything.
God has a time for everything, a perfect schedule.
He is never too soon, never too late. The when of His will is as important as the what and the how.
Christianity is either relevant all the time or useless anytime.
It is not just a phase of life; it is life itself.
We may not know the way God leads...but we know God leads! We do not know the way...but we know the Guide!
We've got far too many churches and so few fellowships
Abortion is in violation of God-given life.
When we as a nation, strive in vain to preserve the beauty of our national life, forgetting our biblical roots, we are doomed.
Jesus Christ is God's everything for man's total need.
Atheism has no room for human rights.
New Testament Christians witnessed — not because they had to — but because they could not help it.
Abortion ... interferes with God's plan-a plan He willed before He created the universe.
Believing God's promises the Christian is taken through difficulties of every shape and size - and arrives safely.
Christianity, righty understood, is utterly unlike religion that man invents.
It is so completely contrary to the way man does things that it must have come from God. Take Christmas, for example; only God could have thought of that. When man invents a super being, he comes up with a Superman, or a Captain Marvel. God gives the world a baby.
However noble their purpose, we must beware of institutionalized methods that indoctrinate and regiment and fashion every Christian into a common evangelistic mold.