God is more concerned with conforming me to the likeness of His Son than leaving me in my comfort zones. God is more interested in inward qualities than outward circumstances - things like refining my faith, humbling my heart, cleaning up my thought life and strengthening my character.— Joni Eareckson Tada
Unexpected Humble Heart quotations
Keep your heart in peace and let nothing trouble you, not even your faults.
You must humble yourself and amend them peacefully, without being discouraged or cast down, for God's dwelling is in peace.
If thou desire the love of God and man, be humble, for the proud heart, as it loves none but itself, is beloved of none but itself. Humility enforces where neither virtue, nor strength, nor reason can prevail.
Fasting cleanses the soul, raises the mind, subjects one’s flesh to the spirit, renders the heart contrite and humble, scatters the clouds of concupiscence, quenches the fire of lust, and kindles the true light of chastity.
If we really love and cherish Taiwan, we should hold our hands in unity to protect our country and our democratic values with the most humble and tolerant hearts.
The whole course of human history may depend on a change of heart in one solitary and even humble individual - for it is in the solitary mind and soul of the individual that the battle between good and evil is waged and ultimately won or lost.
You don't even have to ask twice, you could have my heart or we could share it like the last slice.
God has always sought a humble people.
He can use no other... There is always much need of heart preperation, in humility and separation, before God can consistently come. The depth of any revival will be determined exactly by the spirit of repentance that is obtained. In fact, this is key to every true revival born of God.
Unified worship points us beyond the methodology to the true heart and goal of worship as God's people humbly come together unified in the Spirit to worship Christ!
The keys to the life of the heart lie in reflecting upon the Quran, being humble before Allah in secret, and leaving sins.
Jesus had a humble heart. If He abides in us, pride will never dominate our lives.
Once the amateur's naive approach and humble willingness to learn fades away, the creative spirit of good photography dies with it. Every professional should remain always in his heart an amateur.
Ministers should not pray so loud, and long, as to exhaust the strength.
It is not necessary to weary the throat and lungs in prayer. God's ear is ever open to hear the heart-felt petitions of his humble servants, and he does not require them to wear out the organs of speech in addressing him.
We don’t have to convince an unwilling God to come and refresh us with His presence. He’s for it. But, He cannot be manipulated. But when sincere hearts who know they cannot do His work nor His will without Him, humbly pray, He will answer.
Mother, whose heart hung humble as a button the bright splendid shroud of your son, Do not weep. War is kind.
Always humble yourself lovingly before God and man, because God speaks to those who are truly humble of heart, and enriches them with His gifts.
A modest dress is a very good thing, if it be the genuine indication of a humble heart, and is to instruct; but it is a bad thing if it be the hypocritical disguise of a proud ambitious heart, and is to deceive. Let men be really as good as they seem to be, but not seem to be better than really they are.
you must stop looking at the world through your head. You must look through your heart, instead.
I got more than a thing for you, tattoo wit a ink for you right over my heart girl, I'll do the unthinkable.
The word surrender sounds horrible to one who wants to enjoy his senses but very sweet to one who has a humble heart.
When God forgives a sinner who humbly confesses his sin, the devil loses his dominion over the heart he had taken.
Whenever your heart starts to be anxious about the future, preach to your heart and say, 'Heart, who do you think you are to be afraid of the future and nullify the promise of God? No, heart, I will not exalt myself with anxiety. I will humble myself in peace and joy as I trust this precious and great promise of God - He cares for me.'
Nothing humbles and breaks the heart of a sinner like mercy and love.
Souls that converse much with sin and wrath, may be much terrified; but souls that converse much with grace and mercy, will be much humbled.
The person who is truly effective has the humility and reverence to recognize his own perceptual limitations and to appreciate the rich resources available through interaction with the hearts and minds of other human beings.
People should relate to nature as birds do.
Birds don't run around carefully preparing fields, planting seeds, and harvesting food. They don't create anything . . . they just receive what is there for them with a humble and grateful heart.
A humble and contrite heart knows that it can merit nothing before God, and that all that is necessary is to be reconciled to one's helplessness and let our holy and almighty God care for us, just as an infant surrenders himself to his mother's care.
I saw that a humble man, with the blessing of the Lord, might live on a little;
and that where the heart is set on greatness, success in business did not satisfy the craving, but that commonly with an increase of wealth, the desire of wealth increased.
Sometimes before we make a record I go back and listen to a few.
It's equally humbling and uplifting.
A spiritual prayer is a humble prayer.
Prayer is the asking of an alms, which requires humility... The lower the heart descends, the higher the prayer ascends.
This genuine heart of sadness can teach us great compassion.
It can humble us when we're arrogant and soften us when we are unkind.
Idealism may get us into the fray, but it is the loss of all we cherish that begins to form in us a heart capable of leading others reluctantly and humbly.
Self-confidence may be mistaken for egotism if it is not accompanied by humility of the heart.
Prayer is not designed to inform God, but to give man a sight of his misery;
to humble man's heart, to excite his desire, to inflame his faith, to animate his hope, to raise his soul from earth to heaven.
Holiness is a disposition of the heart that makes us humble and little in the arms of God, aware of our weakness, and confident - in the most audacious way - in His Fatherly goodness.
Behold Jesus Christ crucified, Who is the only foundation of our hope;
He is our Mediator and Advocate; the victim and sacrifice for our sins. He is goodness and patience itself; His mercy is moved by the tears of sinners, and He never refuses pardon and grace to those who ask it with a truly contrite and humbled heart.