quote by Chuck Smith

God often goes to the gutter to find the recipient for His grace. He lifts him out, washes him and transforms him - making him into a child of God fit for His kingdom. That is God’s grace.

— Chuck Smith

Revolutionary Recipient quotations

Recipient quote Communication is only effective when we communicate in a way that is meaningful
Communication is only effective when we communicate in a way that is meaningful to the recipient, not ourselves.

Without community service, we would not have a strong quality of life.

It's important to the person who serves as well as the recipient. It's the way in which we ourselves grow and develop.

Perhaps you will forget tomorrow the kind words you say today, but the recipient may cherish them over a lifetime.

True empathy is always free of any evaluative or diagnostic quality.

This comes across to the recipient with some surprise. "If I am not being judged, perhaps I am not so evil or abnormal as I have thought".

The gospel must be preached afresh and told in new ways to each generation, since every generation has its own unique questions. The gospel must constantly be forwarded to a new address, because the recipient is repeatedly changing his place of address.


The idea that God is a worthy recipient of our gratitude for the blessings of life but should not be held accountable for the disasters is a transparently disingenuous innovation of the theologians.

You have it easily in your power to increase the sum total of this world's happiness now. How? By giving a few words of sincere appreciation to someone who is lonely or discouraged. Perhaps you will forget tomorrow the kind words you say today, but the recipient may cherish them over a lifetime.

Too often we forget that discipline really means to teach, not to punish.

A disciple is a student, not a recipient of behavioural consequences.

In this financial year we will be spending at least $1.

5 billion on foreign aid and we cannot be sure that this money will be properly spent, as corruption and mismanagement in many of the recipient countries are legend.

The Nobel Prize, so long regarded in our science as the highest reward a man's work can earn, must bring to its recipient a most solemn sense of his debt to his fellow scientists and those of the past.


Quality child care, health insurance coverage, and training make it possible for former welfare recipients to get, and keep, jobs.

God's grace and forgiveness, while free to the recipient, are always costly for the giver. From the earliest parts of the Bible, it was understood that God could not forgive without sacrifice. No one who is seriously wronged can “just forgive” the perpetrator.

You put me in charge of Medicaid, the first thing I'd do is get [female recipients] Norplant, birth-control implants, or tubal ligations. Then, we'll test recipients for drugs and alcohol, and if you want to [reproduce] or use drugs or alcohol, then get a job.

A word of kindness is seldom spoken in vain.

It can be and is often treasured by the recipient for life.

Perpetually is the servant either the recipient of a blessing from Allaah, in which case he is need of gratitude; or he is the perpetrator of sin, in which case he is in need of repentance; he is always moving from one blessing to another and is always is in need of repentance.


Medical education is not just a program for building knowledge and skills in its recipients... it is also an experience which creates attitudes and expectations.

Among the lessons learned in my lifetime is the ease with which corruption can enter high places in the mask of friendship. Sometimes the recipient is not aware of the barbed hook under the gift; often, he who gives may not know but be the unwitting agent of a craftier mind.

Welfare states on both sides of the Atlantic have discovered that largesse to losers does not reduce their hostility to society, but only increases it. Far from producing gratitude, generosity is seen as an admission of guilt, and the reparations as inadequate compensations for injustices - leading to worsening behavior by the recipients.

Every act of kindness is potent and lingers long in the heart of the recipient.

If you succumb to the temptation of using violence in the struggle, unborn generations will be the recipients of a long and desolate night of bitterness, and your chief legacy to the future will be an endless reign of meaningless chaos.


What information consumes is rather obvious: it consumes the attention of its recipients. Hence a wealth of information creates a poverty of attention, and a need to allocate that attention efficiently among the overabundance of information sources that might consume it.

The best entrepreneurs know this: every great business is built around a secret that’s hidden from the outside. A great company is a conspiracy to change the world; when you share your secret, the recipient becomes a fellow conspirator.

It is better to be the recipient of violence than the inflicter of it, since the latter only multiplies the existence of violence and bitterness in the universe, while the former may develop a sense of shame in the opponent, and thereby bring about a transformation and change of heart.

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.

We need laws written by people who have confronted life in the real world, not in the sheltered world of trust fund recipients of the insulated cocoon of academia.


The cost for the recipient of God’s grace is nothing, and no price could be higher for arrogant people to pay.

We are the recipients of scientific method.

We can each be a creative and active part of it if we so desire.

I consider it a good rule for letter-writing to leave unmentioned what the recipient already knows, and instead tell him something new.

As expected: she, the daughter of the Fall, recipient of its heaviest radiation, loved atomically.

Downright admonition, as a rule, is too blunt for the recipient.


Our contemporary brand of socialism has one fatal flaw.

It's too expensive. When you try to shower benefits on so many recipients, you eventually must resort to subterfuge. Foremost among those tricks is money and credit expansion. Inevitably, you debase your currency.

The sheer number of government employees and welfare recipients effectively transforms the purpose of government from maintaining order to confiscating as much as possible from vulnerable taxpayers.

The Gospel must constantly be forwarded to a new address, because the recipient is repeatedly changing his place of residence.

THE TEACHER AS A NECESSARY EVIL. Let us have as few people as possible between the productive minds and the hungry and recipient minds! The middlemen almost unconsciously adulterate the food which they supply. It is because of teachers that so little is learned, and that so badly.

Show (don't tell) your customers that you have good quality by actually delivering fresh coffee and tea. Intelligent people are active recipients of information, and prefer to reach conclusions by themselves.

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