The Great Commission is not an option to be considered; it is a command to be obeyed.— Hudson Taylor
Passioned Soul Winning quotations
Sleep doesn't help if it's your soul that's tired.
We have a demon, we have an angel inside, within our souls, and you just play with it, and sometimes the evil part of you wins the battle, in a very important decision, or in a bedtime, with your lover. Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose.
This generation of Christians is responsible for this generation of souls on the earth!
When someone disrespects you, beware the impulse to win their respect. For disrespect is not a valuation of your worth but a signal of their character.
Any church that is not seriously involved in helping fulfill the Great Commission has forfeited its biblical right to exist.
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.
We must give alms. Charity wins souls and draws them to virtue.
Some souls just understand each other upon meeting.
Old-fashioned, Spirit-filled, Christ-honoring, sin-hating, soul-winning, Bible-preaching. It is the hope of the church. It is the hope of the nation. It is the hope of the world.
The spirit of Christ is the spirit of missions.
The nearer we get to Him, the more intensely missionary we become.
The gospel is only good news if it gets there in time.
It's better to cry than to be angry; because anger hurts others, while tears flow silently through the soul and cleanses the heart.
Put your ear down to the Bible, and hear Him bid you go and pull sinners out of the fire of sin. Put your ear down to the burdened, agonized heart of humanity, and listen to its pitiful wail for help.
The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good or evil.
If you preachers would start winning souls everywhere you go, you wouldn't have to get a book of illustrations to preach from next Sunday.
You need chaos in your soul to give birth to a dancing star.
Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations
Only a man who knows what it is like to be defeated can reach down to the bottom of his soul and come up with the extra ounce of power it takes to win when the match is even.
Our great object of glorifying God is to be mainly achieved by the winning of souls Do not close a single sermon without addressing the ungodly.
Just as the water reflects the stars and the moon, the body reflects the mind and soul.
I have but one passion - it is He, it is He alone.
The world is the field and the field is the world; and henceforth that country shall be my home where I can be most used in winning souls for Christ.
He that winneth souls is wise (Proverbs 11:30) - Those are the best educated ministers, who win the most souls.
If the Great Commission is true, our plans are not too big; they are too small.
Beauty isn't about having a pretty face. It's about having a pretty mind, a pretty heart and a pretty soul.
Soul-winning is the chief business of the Christian minister;
it should be the main pursuit of every true believer.
Non-violence is backed by the theory of soul-force in which suffering is courted in the hope of ultimately winning over the opponent. But what happens when such an attempt fail to achieve the object? It is here that soul-force has to be combined with physical force so as not to remain at the mercy of tyrannical and ruthless enemy.
The only alternative to soul winning is disobedience to Christ.
If we are irritated, by every rub, how will we be polished?
I believe that much of the secret of soul-winning lies in having bowels of compassion, in having spirits that can be touched with the feeling of human infirmities.
Art is a tyrant. It demands heart, brain, soul, body. The entireness of the votary. Nothing less will win its highest favor. I wed art. It is my husband, my world, my life dream, the air I breathe. I know nothing else, feel nothing else, think nothing else.
But the best argument of all [for evangelism] is to be found in the wounds of Jesus. You want to honor Him, you desire to put many crowns upon His head, and this you can best do by winning souls for Him. These are the spoils that He covets, these are the trophies for which He fights, these are the jewels that shall be His best adornment.
Whatever is good for you soul, do that.
The Christian is not obedient unless he is doing all in his power to send the Gospel to the heathen world.
To be a soul winner is the happiest thing in this world.
What a compelling motive we have for prayer, for preaching, for soul winning when we learn that every responsible human being who leaves this world without a definite change in heart immediately lifts his eyes in Hell, tormented in flame!
So plant your own gardens and decorate your soul instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.
Soul winning is not a method; it is a command. We are supposed to go soul winning and do soul winning if our churches grow or if our churches decrease in attendance.
In Proverbs we read: 'He that winneth souls is wise.
' If any man, women, or child by a godly life and example can win one soul to God, his life will not have been a failure. He will have outshone all the mighty men of his day, because he will have set a stream in motion that will flow on and on forever and ever.
When preaching and private talk are not available, you need to have a tract ready.Get good striking tracts, or none at all. But a touching gospel tract may be the seed of eternal life. Therefore, do not go out without your tracts.
Every time you find some humor in a difficult situation, you win.
Charm strikes the sight, but merit wins the soul.
A mermaid has not an immortal soul, nor can she obtain one unless she wins the love of a human being. On the power of another hangs her eternal destiny.
Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
Revival comes from heaven when heroic souls enter the conflict determined to win or die - or if need be, to win and die! The kingdom of heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force.
Winning isn't worthwhile unless one has something finer and nobler behind it.
When I reach the soul of one of my boys with an idea, or ideal, or vision, then I have done my job as a coach.