Pastime with good company I love and shall, until I die. Grudge who list, but none deny! So God be pleased, thus live will I.— Henry VIII of England
Bashful Pleasing God quotations
To trust God in the light is nothing, but to trust him in the dark, that is faith.
To know the mighty works of God, to comprehend His wisdom and majesty and power;
to appreciate, in degree, the wonderful workings of His laws, surely all this must be a pleasing and acceptable mode of worship to the Most High, to whom ignorance cannot be more grateful than knowledge.
As touching nature I am a worm of this earth, and yet a subject of this commonwealth; but as touching the office wherein it has pleased God to place me, I am a watchman... For that reason I am bound in conscience to blow the trumpet publicly.
Stress, anxiety, and depression are caused when we are living to please others.
After you have made a decision that is pleasing to God, the Devil may try to make you have second thoughts. Intensify your prayer time, meditation, and good deeds. For if Satan's temptations merely cause you to increase your efforts to grow in holiness, he'll have an incentive to leave you alone.
The Lord was pleased to strengthen us, and remove all fear from us, and disposed our hearts to be as useful as possible.
Grant me, O Lord my God, a mind to know you, a heart to seek you, wisdom to find you, conduct pleasing to you, faithful perseverance in waiting for you, and a hope of finally embracing you. Amen.
I lost myself trying to please everyone else. Now I'm losing everyone while I'm finding myself.
Doing little things with a strong desire to please God makes them really great.
Don't wait until the moment of crisis.
Plan ahead, hide God's Word in your heart, and pray in advance for victory, holiness, and a life pleasing to God.
May God enable me to have a single eye and a simple heart, desiring to please God, to do good to my fellow creatures, and testify my gratitude to my adorable Redeemer.
God sometimes removes people from your life to protect you. Don't run after them.
The Christian life is not about pleasing God the finger-shaker and judge.
It is not about believing now or being good now for the sake of heaven later. It is about entering a relationship in the present that begins to change everything now. Spirituality is about this process: the opening of the heart to the God who is already here.
As Augustine say clearly, God being God offends human pride.
If God is running the universe and has first claim on our lives, guess who isn't running the universe and does not get to have things as they please.
Pure love ... knows that only one thing is needed to please God: to do even the smallest things out of great love - love, and always love.
Don't ask God to guide your footsteps if you're not willing to move your feet.
Anything that effects our decisions besides that of the Glory of God and His Will Alone is an idol. Why are people so free to do as they please and make decisions off of pleasures, feelings or emotion? It is because they have not been taken captive by the Lord Jesus Christ and He alone does not rule in that life, there are rivals on the throne.
Keep to the ancient way and custom of the Church, established and confirmed by so many Saints under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit. And live a new life. Pray, and get others to pray, that God not abandon His Church, but reform it as He pleases, and as He sees best for us, and more to His honor and glory.
Life is so precious. Please, please, let's love one another, live each day, reach out to each other, be kind to each other. Peace be with you. God is great.
What if you woke up today with only the things you thanked god for yesterday.
I've never had the Lord say, 'Jesse, I think that car is a little bit too nice.
' I've had vehicles and the Lord said, 'Would you please go park that at your house. Don't put that in front of my house. I don't want people to think that I'm a poor God.'
If you surrender yourself, and do not rush, but meditate on the Word of God, you will find prayer forming in your heart. It is a prayer inspired by the Holy Spirit, a prayer that God will be pleased to hear.
My God, since you are with me and since, by Your will, I must occupy myself with external things, please grant me the grace to remain with You, in Your presence. Work with me, so that my work might be the very best. Receive as an offering of love both my work and all my affections.
I don't know the key to success, but the key to failure is trying to please everybody.
There is nothing more pleasing to God, than to see a soul who patiently and serenely bears whatever crosses it is sent; this is how love is made, by putting lover and loved one on the same level. . . A soul who loves Jesus Christ desires to be treated the way Christ was treated-desires to be poor, despised and humiliated.
So here is what it comes down to: the ultimate choice in life is between pleasing ourselves and pleasing God.
If you want to please God, believe God.
The greatest please in life is doing what people say you cannot do.
Dear God, please let him have heard me. Please. Please. If you're up there. Somewhere.
At the moment I sin, I desire the sin more than I desire to please God.
Our first postulate is that because God is God, He does as He pleases, only as He pleases, always as He pleases; that His great concern is the accomplishment of His own pleasure and the promotion of His own glory that He is the Supreme Being, and therefore Sovereign of the universe.
God changes caterpillars into butterflies, sand into pearls and coal into diamonds using time and pressure. He's working on you too.
If I murmur in the least at affliction, if I am in any way uncharitable, if I revenge my own case, if I do anything purely to please myself or omit anything because it is a great denial, if I trust myself, if I take any praise for any good which Christ does by me, or if I am in any way proud, I shall act as my own and not God’s.
My heart is hurting so bad no one can make me believe this is real Father God I pray that you send clarity over this cause I just don't understand My heart hurts it's broken no one can convince me that this is real.... Prayer warriors please pray real hard for his only child, his daughter and family.
Gaze into the fire, into the clouds, and as soon as the inner voices begin to speak... surrender to them. Don't ask first whether it's permitted, or would please your teachers or father or some god. You will ruin yourself if you do that.
Nothing happens by accident. God is preparing you for great things.
Dear God, please enlarge our hearts to love each other, to love our neighbor, to love our enemy as well as our friend.
Arabs, rise as one man and fight for your sacred rights.
Kill the Jews wherever you find them. This pleases God, history, and religion. This saves your honor. God is with you.
Every relationship for a Christian is an opportunity to love another person like God has loved us. To lay down our desires and do what's in his or her best interest. To care for him or her even when there's nothing in it for us. To want that person's purity and holiness because it pleases God and protects him or her.
David didn't need to know Goliath's strength because he already knew God's.
Tis true, my form is something odd but blaming me, is blaming God, Could I create myself anew I would not fail in pleasing you.
Dear God, please reveal to us your sublime beauty, that is everywhere, everywhere, everywhere, so that we will never again feel frightened.
Even Christ pleased not Himself. He was utterly consumed in the zeal of His Father's house. As man He ever moved for God. As God He ever moved for man.