Friday, February 27, 2009

Bible Verse & Quote

Bible verse and quote' from Jan Couns

Week of February 22 - March 1, 2009


Bible and Quote Feb 16 - 20


(He makes my feet like the feet of a deer;) He enables me to stand (remain, endure, take one's stand) on the heights. 2 Samuel 22:34bApart from grace-driven effort, people . drift toward compromise and call it tolerance; drift toward disobedience and call it freedom; drift toward superstition and call it faith. We cherish the indiscipline of lost self-control and call it relaxation; we slouch toward prayerlessness and delude ourselves into thinking we have escaped legalism; we slide toward godlessness and convince ourselves we have been liberated. D.A. Carson, For the Love of God, Cited in "Reflections," Christianity Today July 31,2000
He trains my hands for battle; my arms can bend a bow of bronze. 2 Samuel 22:35
God, who foresaw your tribulation, has specially armed you to go through it, not without pain but without stain. C.S. Lewis, English apologist
You protect me with salvation-armor. 2 Samuel 22:36a
The grace that saves us sustains us. David Jeremiah 1941, Christian Preacher
(David to God) Your gentleness (soft and humble help) has made me great. 2 Samuel 22:36b
God works powerfully, but for the most part gently and gradually. John Newton, 1725–1807
You broaden the path beneath me, so that my ankles do not turn. 2 Samuel 22:37
God blesses us all up to the full measure and extremity of what it is safe for him to do. If you do not get a blessing, it is because it is not safe for you to have one. Charles Haddon Spurgeon, 1834-92, British Reformed Baptist, highly influential amongst Christians of different denominations


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