Don't instill, or allow anybody else to instill into the hearts of your girls the idea that marriage is the chief end of life. If you do, don't be surprised if they get engaged to the first empty, useless fool they come across.
Faith and works should travel side by side, step answering to step, like the legs of men walking. First faith, and then works; and then faith again, and then works again- until they can scarcely distinguish which is the one and which is the other.
Go straight for souls, and go for the worst.
God loves with a great love the man whose heart is bursting with a passion for the impossible.
I must assert in the most unqualified way that it is primarily and mainly for the sake of saving the soul that I seek the salvation of the body.
If Moses had operated through committees the Israelites never would have got across the Red Sea.
If you want to change the future, then you are going to have to trouble the present.
Look! Don't be deceived by appearances- men and things are not what they seem. All who are not on the rock are in the sea!
Most Christians would like to send their recruits to Bible college for five years. I would like to send them to hell for five minutes. That would do more than anything else to prepare them for a lifetime of compassionate ministry.
Some of my best men are women!
The greatness of a man's power is the measure of his surrender.
The profession of a prostitute is the only career in which the maximum income is paid to the newest apprentice.
The tendency of fire is to go out; watch the fire on the altar of your heart. Anyone who has tended a fireplace fire knows that it needs to be stirred up occasionally.
There is a day coming when there will be a religion without repentance, a salvation without the Holy Ghost, a Heaven without Hell.
What is the use of preaching the Gospel to men whose whole attention is concentrated upon a mad, desperate struggle to keep themselves alive?
You cannot warm the hearts of people with God's love if they have an empty stomach and cold feet.
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