Some Christians live in such fear, they act as if they believe in the sovereignty of Satan rather than the sovereignty of God.— Steven J Lawson
The most provocative Steven J Lawson quotes that are life-changing and eye-opening
The greatest work God ever performs was not the creation of the universe out of nothing, but is the new creation of saints out of sinners.
If your repentance has not changed your life, you need to repent of your repentance.
With arms outstretched on the cross. Jesus took holy God in one hand and sinful man with the other and brought the two together.
A high view of God leads to high worship and holy living, but a low of God leads to trivial worship and low living.
The Bible is shallow enough for a new believer to wade in, but deep enough for a theologian to drown in.
Church hoppers are like wandering dogs.
If they are not regularly patted on the head, they will go elsewhere until they are.
Where God has put a period, the devil puts a question mark, casting doubt.
Hell is a real place, more real than the city in which you live, much hotter and more populated.
The more we grow to know God, the more we realize how little we know of Him.
Humility begins with seeing who God is, seeing yourself compared to God, and then seeing yourself as God sees you.
Grace has uprooted us from a barren wilderness of sin and transplanted us by streams of living water.
Romans gave Luther his theology, but it was the Psalms that gave him his thunder.
There is a vast difference between merely knowing about Christ and actually knowing Him-the difference between heaven and hell.
New truth is old heresy.
If there is no fruit in sanctification, there is no root in regeneration.
It would be easier to grow oak trees by planting marbles than for someone to be saved without the seed of the word.
The pursuit of holiness is always on the path of obedience to the Word, never apart from it.
God will honor the preaching that honors Christ, but abandon the pulpit that abandons Him.
No one goes to heaven by parroting a prayer, being baptized, or joining a church, but by believing in Jesus Christ with humble submission.
In the school of discipleship, suffering for Christ is never an elective course, but a required core class.
Until we have the right knowledge of God, the knowledge of self and our need for grace remains distorted.
Better to have small faith in a great God than to have great faith in a small god.
Suffering is not an elective; it is a core course in the University of Life.
We will never know how great God's love is until we first see how great our sin is.
Your faith depends on the strength of its object...a puny god just won't do.
If you're saved and you're breathing, you need to know who William Tyndale is.
Souls must be converted here, and if there be not many born to Christ, may the Lord grant to me that I may sleep in the tomb and be heard of no more. Better indeed for us to die than to live, if souls be not saved.
The heart of the new birth is the new birth of the heart.
If Christ is not everything, He is nothing. He who has Christ has everything.
Faith only glances at problems, but gazes upon Jesus.
God has loved us in spite of us.
If you miss Christ you miss everything, and if you have Christ you have everything.
If you do not receive Christ as the Lamb who saves and delivers, you will face Him as the Lion who stalks and devours.
At the cross, the worst about us-our sins-was laid upon Christ, and the best about Him-His righteousness-was laid upon us.
If the Bible is what it claims to be, how can we allow it to remain on a bookshelf?
It will cost you to follow Christ, but it costs even more not to follow Him.
Jesus is not a good way to heaven, nor even the best way. He is the only way to heaven.
For unbelievers, at the final judgment, there will not be one drop of mercy, only perfect justice-so much sin, so much wrath.
In the race of faith, stay focused upon Christ, not the other runners, nor the spectators.
If you are only born once, you will die twice. But if you are born twice, you will only die once.
We become like what we focus upon. Fix your eyes upon Christ and be conformed into His image.
Whatever your Bible translation is, it stands on the shoulders of one man - William Tyndale.
When God calls, it has the intensity of a shout and the authority of a summons.
When He calls, He secures His own desired results.
There are many roads that lead to hell, but only one way to go to heaven.
The voice of Christ is so powerful that it awakens the spiritually dead in the grave of sin to hear it and live.
We do not sit in authority over the Scripture, the Scripture sits in authority over us.
The essence of Christianity is centered upon the Lord Jesus Christ.
The sum and substance of being a Christian is trusting Christ with the entirety of one's being. The height of the Christian life is adoring Christ, the depth of it loving Him, the breadth of it obeying Him, and the length of it following Him. Everything in the Christian life revolves around Jesus Christ. Simply put, Christianity is Christ.
A cross without offense to the world is a cross without power in the world.