If a commission by an earthly king is considered a honor, how can a commission by a Heavenly King be considered a sacrifice?— David Livingstone
Astounding Missions And Prayer quotations
The mission of your life should be to leave a better world behind than what you inherited.
One of the great uses of Twitter and Facebook will be to prove at the Last Day that prayerlessness was not from lack of time.
You have one business on earth – to save souls.
If the only prayer you ever say is "thank you", that will be enough.
Do not have your concert first, and then tune your instrument afterwards.
Begin the day with the Word of God and prayer, and get first of all into harmony with Him.
Christ alone can save the world, but Christ cannot save the world alone.
I continue to dream and pray about a revival of holiness in our day that moves forth in mission and creates authentic community in which each person can be unleashed through the empowerment of the Spirit to fulfill God's creational intentions.
Prayer is when you talk to god, meditation is when god talks to you.
One Way: Jesus! One Job: Evangelism!
The best remedy for a sick church is to put it on a missionary diet.
Prayer is the greatest power God has put into our hands for service - praying is harder than doing, at least I find it so, but the dynamic lies that way to advance the Kingdom.
Sometimes, you just have to bow your head, say a prayer, and weather the storm.
To know the will of God, we need an open Bible and an open map.
When I get to China, I will have no claim on any one for anything.
My claim will be alone in God and I must learn before I leave England to move men through God by prayer alone.
Go straight for souls, and go for the worst.
Here is a test to find whether your mission on earth is finished If you're alive it isn't.
All God's giants have been weak men who did great things for God because they reackoned on God being with them.
The spirit of Christ is the spirit of missions.
The nearer we get to Him, the more intensely missionary we become.
If you want the Kingdom speeded, go out and speed it yourselves.
Only obedience rationalizes prayer. Only Missions can redeem your intercessions from insincerity.
Prayer is the key to heaven but faith unlocks the door.
As long as I see anything to be done for God, life is worth having;
but O how vain and unworthy it is to live for any lower end!
If you don't have a definite call to stay here, you are called to go.
I feel now, that Arabia could easily be evangelized within the next thirty years if it were not for the wicked selfishness of Christians.
God answers all prayers. Sometimes the answer is no.
Not, how much of my money will I give to God, but, how much of God’s money will I keep for myself?
If Jesus Christ be God and died for me, then no sacrifice can be too great for me to make for Him.
All the resources of the Godhead are at our disposal!
Surround yourself with those on the same mission as you
Groanings which cannot be uttered are often prayers which cannot be refused.
Answering a student's question, 'Will the heathen who have not heard the Gospel be saved?' thus, 'It is more a question with me whether we, who have the Gospel and fail to give it to those who have not, can be saved.
No one has the right to hear the gospel twice, while there remains someone who has not heard it once.
If the only prayer you said was "Thank you", that would be enough.
The mission of the church is missions.
This is strength; this is peace; to feel, in entering on every day, that all its duties and trials have been committed to the Lord Jesus - that, come what may, He will use us for His own glory and our real good!
The church that does not evangelize will fossilize.
What you cannot achieve with your efforts, you can achieve with prayer.
I believe that in each generation God has called enough men and women to evangelize all the yet unreached tribes of the earth. It is not God who does not call. It is man who will not respond!
While there remains one dark soul without the light of God, I'll fight - I'll fight to the very end!
It is possible for the most obscure person in a church, with a heart right toward God, to exercise as much power for the evangelization of the world, as it is for those who stand in the most prominent positions.
Prayer is the key of the morning and bolt of the evening.
Our God of Grace often gives us a second chance, but there is no second chance to harvest a ripe crop.
The will of God - nothing less, nothing more, nothing else.
The greatest thing anyone can do for God or man is pray.
If the Great Commission is true, our plans are not too big; they are too small.
If you take missions out of the Bible, you won't have anything left but the covers.