Archive for the ‘Anonymous’ Category

“HAPPILY” TO HELL OR HAPPILY SUFFERING TO HEAVEN?

March 19, 2014

“It is better to get to heaven battered, bruised and bleeding than to go happily to hell.”

– Anonymous

Luke 9:23 And he said to them all, If any man will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross daily, and follow me.

Acts 14:22 Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.

Romans 8:17-18 And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ; if so be that we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified together. For I reckon that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which shall be revealed in us.

Philippians 1:29 For unto you it is given in the behalf of Christ, not only to believe on him, but also to suffer for his sake;

1 Peter 3:14 But and if ye suffer for righteousness’ sake, happy are ye: and be not afraid of their terror, neither be troubled;

1 Peter 4:14 If ye be reproached for the name of Christ, happy are ye; for the spirit of glory and of God resteth upon you: on their part he is evil spoken of, but on your part he is glorified.

2 Timothy 1:8 Be not thou therefore ashamed of the testimony of our Lord, nor of me his prisoner: but be thou partaker of the afflictions of the gospel according to the power of God;

 

FLATTERING TITLES, LIPS, MOUTHS, WORKETH RUIN

February 16, 2014

“Like a bee, the flatterer has honey in his mouth and a sting in his tail.”

– Anonymous

“Flattery and friendship never go together.”

– C. H. Spurgeon

Job 17:5  He that speaketh flattery to his friends, even the eyes of his children shall fail.

Job 32:21-22 Let me not, I pray you, accept any man’s person, neither let me give flattering titles unto man. For I know not to give flattering titles; in so doing my maker would soon take me away.

Psalms 12:2-3 They speak vanity every one with his neighbour: with flattering lips and with a double heart do they speak. The LORD shall cut off all flattering lips, and the tongue that speaketh proud things:

Proverbs 26:28 A lying tongue hateth those that are afflicted by it; and a flattering mouth worketh ruin.

Proverbs 29:5 A man that flattereth his neighbour spreadeth a net for his feet.

Undeserved Praise

February 16, 2014

“Praise undeserved is poison in disguise.”

– Anonymous

Marvel

February 14, 2014

“Marvel not that God does great things. Marvel that he stoops to do such little things.”

– Anonymous

Who knows Best?

February 14, 2014

“God knows best what is best. Why then should we question him?

– Anonymous

Comparing yourself

February 14, 2014

“Don’t compare your goodness with that of other men; compare it with the goodness of the Man of Galilee.”

– Anonymous

Empty heaven

February 14, 2014

“If God were not willing to forgive sin heaven would be empty.”

– Anonymous

Gossip

February 14, 2014

“Gossip is like mud thrown against a clean wall; it may not stick, but it leaves a mark.”

– Anonymous

Following the crowd

February 14, 2014

“Those who follow the crowd are quickly lost in it.”

– Anonymous

Conviction is not repentance

February 14, 2014

“Conviction is not repentance. It is one thing to be awakened at five o’clock in the morning, but it is another thing to get up.”

– Anonymous