The greatest human attainment in all the world is for a life to be so surrendered to Him that the name of God Almighty will be glorified through that life.— Kathryn Kuhlman
Pleasurable Surrender To God quotations
To trust God in the light is nothing, but to trust him in the dark, that is faith.
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds
They deceive themselves who believe that union with God consists in ecstasies or raptures, and in the enjoyment of Him. For it consists in nothing except the surrender and subjection of our will - with our thoughts, words and actions - to the will of God.
Don't ask God to guide your footsteps if you're not willing to move your feet.
Once we surrender our mind to God completely, He will take care of us in every way.
Inhale, and God approaches you. Hold the inhalation, and God remains with you. Exhale, and you approach God. Hold the exhalation, and surrender to God.
From Mary we learn to surrender to God's Will in all things.
From Mary we learn to trust even when all hope seems gone. From Mary we learn to love Christ her Son and the Son of God!
God sometimes removes people from your life to protect you. Don't run after them.
Don't get upset with your imperfections.
It's a great mistake because it leads nowhere - to get angry because you are angry, upset at being upset, depressed at being depressed, disappointed because you are disappointed. So don't fool yourself. Simply surrender to the Power of God's Love, which is always greater than our weakness.
Any denomination or church group that forsakes inerrancy will end up shipwrecked. It is impossible to prevent the surrender of other important doctrinal teachings of the Word of God when inerrancy is gone.
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.
Nothing happens by accident. God is preparing you for great things.
Trust God to take care of you in all circumstances.
Do you realize what the enemy will lose if you surrender and trust God?
We must surrender ourselves so utterly that we can never own ourselves again.
We must hand over self and all its rights in an eternal covenant, and give God the absolute right to own us, control us and possess us forever.
There is no academic virtue in playing mediocre football and no academic vice in winning a game that by all odds one should lose...There has indeed been a surrender at Notre Dame, but it is a surrender to excellence on all fronts, and in this we hope to rise above ourselves with the help of God.
God changes caterpillars into butterflies, sand into pearls and coal into diamonds using time and pressure. He's working on you too.
Brokenness is the shattering of my self-will - the absolute surrender of my will to the will of God. It is saying “Yes, Lord!” - no resistance, no chafing, no stubbornness - simply submitting myself to His direction and will in my life.
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.
When we surrender to His timing, He does mighty things in and for us, according to His will and His timing. God acts on behalf of those who wait for Him.
David didn't need to know Goliath's strength because he already knew God's.
Don't seek God in temples. He is close to you. He is within you. Only you should surrender to Him and you will rise above happiness and unhappiness.
The word 'Islam' means 'peace.' The word 'Muslim' means 'one who surrenders to God.' But the press makes us seem like haters.
When we surrender every area of our lives- including our finances-to God, then we are free to trust Him to meet our needs. But if we would rather hold tightly to those things that we possess, then we find ourselves in bondage to those very things.
What if you woke up today with only the things you thanked god for yesterday.
Surrender your own poverty and acknowledge your nothingness to the Lord.
Whether you understand it or not, God loves you, is present in you, lives in you, dwells in you, calls you, saves you and offers you an understanding and compassion which are like nothing you have ever found in a book or heard in a sermon.
What is it about tears that should be so terrifying? the touch of God is marked by tears...deep, soul-shaking tears, weeping...it comes when that last barrier is down and you surrender yourself to health and wholeness
Whenever you surrender the most precious areas of your life to GOD, it's like trading in a pile of worthless pebbles for a truckload of priceless jewels.
God gives every bird a worm, but does not throw it into the nest.
There is so much temptation to hold on to my career even more now.
To try to micromanage and dictate every little aspect. But that's not how I want to do things anymore. I'm thinking about how can I trust God more. How can I surrender more? How can I bring him more glory? It's a fight. But it's one I'm going to keep fighting.
If my life is surrendered to God, all is well.
Let me not grab it back, as though it were in peril in His hand but would be safer in mine!
Beloved, surrender wholeheartedly to Jesus Christ, who loves you.
As you drink from the deep well of Scripture, the Lord will refresh you and cleanse you, mold you and re-create you through His Living Word. For the Bible is the very breath of God, giving life eternal to those who seek Him.
Religious wars are basically people killing each other over who has the better imaginary friend.
All of us need a vision for our lives, and even as we work to achieve that vision, we must surrender to the power that is greater than we know. It's one of the defining principles of my life that I love to share: God can dream a bigger dream for you than you could ever dream for yourself.
Don't get upset with your imperfections.
Surrender to the Power of God's Love, which is greater than our weakness.
I believe that God felt sorry for actors so he created Hollywood to give them a place in the sun and a swimming pool. The price they had to pay was to surrender their talent.
Prayer is when you talk to god, meditation is when god talks to you.
My most earnest of all pleas to singles is abandonment of the self, surrender to Christ of all unfulfilled longings, an unequivocal willingness to receive whatever God assigns, and a determination to practice the sacrificial principle of Isaiah 58:10-11. Life becomes not only far simpler, but surprisingly joyful and free.
When you have an ego, you are limited to your own strengths and weaknesses.
But if you are totally surrendered to God, nothing is impossible for you.
A humble and contrite heart knows that it can merit nothing before God, and that all that is necessary is to be reconciled to one's helplessness and let our holy and almighty God care for us, just as an infant surrenders himself to his mother's care.
Man is the most insane species. He worships an invisible God and destroys a visible Nature. Unaware that this is Nature he's destroying is this God he's worshiping.
Christianity does not think of man finally submitting to the power of God, it thinks of Him as finally surrendering to the love of God. It is not that man's will is crushed, but that man's heart is broken.
To surrender to ignorance and call it God has always been premature, and it remains premature today.
Instead of criticizing Masonry, let us than God for one alter where no man is asked to surrender his liberty of thought and become an indistinguishable atom on a mass of sectarian agglomeration.
Mock the devil, and he will flee from thee.
We can only learn to know ourselves and do what we can -- namely, surrender our will and fulfill God's will in us.