That I May Gain Christ

more of Him, less of me

“Whenever your heart starts to be anxious about the future, preach to your heart and say, ‘Heart, who do you think you are to be afraid of the future and nullify the promise of God? No, heart, I will not exalt myself with anxiety. I will humble myself in peace and joy as I trust this precious and great promise of God—He cares for me.’”

—   John Piper

(Source: earthstranger, via livingforthegloryofgod)

“Today is not a day to squander but to prepare for eternity.”

—   (via ruggedpath)

“People who do not know the Lord ask why in the world we waste our lives as missionaries. They forget that they too are expending their lives … and when the bubble has burst, they will have nothing of eternal significance to show for the years they have wasted.”

—   Nate Saint, missionary martyr 

The Best Quotes from Cross| Desiring God

“If you can trust God to save you for eternity, you can trust Him to lead you for a lifetime.”

—   David Platt (via permanentsunshine)

“Count the cost and count it well. Then pay it joyfully because Jesus is worth it.”

—   David Sitton at CrossCon

“The only thing we contribute to our salvation is our sin”

—   Richard Chin

“What if all it took was the word of God to inspire the worship of God?”

—   David Platt (via earthstranger)

“The Church has surrendered her once lofty concept of God and has substituted for it one so low, so ignoble, as to be utterly unworthy of thinking, worshipping men…With our loss of the sense of majesty has come the further loss of religious awe and consciousness of the divine Presence. We have lost our spirit of worship and our ability to withdraw inwardly to meet God in adoring silence.”

—   A.W. Tozer

“God’s grace calls you to suffer and it calls you to wait, but it never calls you to stand in your own strength or to stand alone.”

—   Paul Tripp

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