quote by Watchman Nee

I do not consecrate myself to be a missionary or a preacher. I consecrate myself to God to do His will where I am, be it in school, office, or kitchen, or wherever He may, in His wisdom, send me.

— Watchman Nee

Powerful Preacher quotations

If exposure of body is modernism, then animals are more modern than humans.

Give me one hundred preachers who fear nothing but sin and desire nothing but God, and I care not whether they be clergymen or laymen, they alone will shake the gates of Hell and set up the kingdom of Heaven upon Earth.

If you do not worship God, you worship something, and nine times out of ten it will be yourself. You have a duty to worship God, not because He will be imperfect and unhappy if you do not, but because you will be imperfect and unhappy.

If a preacher is not first preaching to himself, better that he falls on the steps of the pulpit and breaks his neck than preaches that sermon.

The Bible was not given for our information but for our transformation.

During the last times, men will be lovers of pleasure more than lovers of God.

When you think of our sports-driven society, and our media-driven society, and our leisure-driven society, then you understand we are living in the last days.

When your will is God's will, you will have your will.

The dirty alliance between religious preachers and possessors of power brought the boon of prisons, gallows, knouts and above all such theories for the mankind.

It is a poor sermon that gives no offense;

that neither makes the hearer displeased with himself nor with the preacher.

Let's quit fiddling with religion and do something to bring the world to Christ.

I have more respect for the devil than for some preachers I have met;

the devil believes the Bible is the Word of God!

Children must have at least one person who believes in them.

It could be a counselor, a teacher, a preacher, a friend. It could be you. You never know when a little love, a little support will plant a small seed of hope.

If Christianity is valid, why is there so much evil in the world?" To this the famous preacher replied, "With so much soap, why are there so many dirty people in the world? Christianity, like soap, must be personally applied if it is to make a difference in our lives.

It [Jamaat-e-Islami] is not a missionary organisation or a body of preachers or evangelists, but an organisation of God's troopers.

Words are the most powerful thing in the universe.

.. Words are containers. They contain faith, or fear, and they produce after their kind.

A preacher should have the mind of a scholar, the heart of a child, and the hide of a rhinoceros. His problem is how to toughen his hide without hardening his heart.

I would rather win souls than be the greatest king or emperor on earth;

I would rather win souls than be the greatest general that ever commanded an army; I would rather win souls than be the greatest poet, or novelist, or literary man who ever walked the earth. My one ambition in life is to win as many as possible.

Prayer is my chief work, and it is by means of it that I carry on the rest.

Writers write to influence their readers, their preachers, their auditors, but always, at bottom, to be more themselves.

The great battles, the battles that decide our destiny and the destiny of generations yet unborn, are not fought on public platforms, but in the lonely hours of the night and in moments of agony.

The Voice There is a voice inside of you That whispers all day long, "I feel this is right for me, I know that this is wrong." No teacher, preacher, parent, friend Or wise man can decide What's right for you--just listen to The voice that speaks inside.

We should not pray for God to be on our side, but pray that we may be on God's side.

Love that goes upward is worship; Love that goes outward is affection; Love that stoops is grace.

If I embrace who I am it will open doors not shut them.

If your faith won't fit in the door that opens then I argue do not walk through that door. The door that God has opened for you will fit your faith.

You might say that Lyndon Johnson is a cross between a Baptist preacher and a cowboy.

The Lord's appearing, His coming back, is a warning, an encouragement, and an incentive to us; we should love His appearing and look forward to it with earnest expectation and joy.

You should approach Joyce's Ulysses as the illiterate Baptist preacher approaches the Old Testament: with faith.

The motto for every missionary, whether preacher, printer, or schoolmaster, ought to be 'Devoted for Life.'

One of the outstanding ironies of history is the utter disregard of ranks and titles in the final judgments men pass on each other. The final estimate of men shows that history cares not an iota for the rank or title a man has borne, or the office he has held, but only the quality of his deeds and the character of his mind and heart.

Where's the church, who took the steeple, Religion's in the hands of some crazy ass people, Television preachers with bad hair and dimples, The God's honest truth is, it's not that simple

The world's greatest need is preaching preachers.

The Gospel is our emancipation proclamation: let's take it to the slaves of sin.

Who delivered up Jesus to die? Not Judas, for money;

not Pilate, for fear; not the Jews, for envy; - but the father, for love!

I am frankly sick and tired of the political preachers telling me as a citizen that if I want to be a moral person, I must believe in A, B, C, and D. Just who do they think they are? And from where do they presume to claim the right to dictate their moral beliefs to me?

The world is always waiting for someone to save the day, make things better.

We've lost hope in politics, preachers. ... As a child of God, I just believe that Jesus is our hero, he is the one that came to save man's life, to save man's soul, to restore people back to themselves with a love that's real - an unconditional sacrificial love.