Favourite quotes:

Quotes from one of my favourite authors “Corrie Ten Boom”:

  • “Joy runs deeper than despair”
  • “Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart.”
  • “Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.”
  • “Perhaps only when human effort had done it’s best and failed, would God’s power alone be free to work.”
  • “It is not my ability, but my response to God’s ability, that counts.”
  • “The first step on the way to victory is to recognize the enemy.”
  • “Let God’s promises shine on your problems.”
  • “Don’t bother to give God instructions; just report for duty.”
  • “Are you afraid to die? Remember that for a child of God, death is only a passing through to a wonderful new world…”
  • “The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation.”
  • “(on forgiveness) Didn’t he and I stand together before an all seeing God convicted of the same murder? For I had murdered him with my heart and my tongue.”
  • “Discernment is God’s call to intercession, never to faultfinding.”
  • “Worry is a cycle of inefficient thoughts whirling around a center of fear.”
  • “”Every experience God gives us, every person He puts in our lives, is the perfect preparation for the future that only He can see.””
  • “when we are powerless to do a thing, it is a great joy that we can come and step inside the ability of Jesus”

“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength.”

“There is no pit so deep, that God’s love is not deeper still.”