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Saturday, June 08, 2013

Promise Quotes

Quotes about Promises
  • The most glorious promises of God are generally fulfilled in such a wondrous manner that He steps forth to save us at a time when there is the least appearance of it. C. H. von Bogatzy 
  • God's promises are like the stars: the darker the night, the brighter they shine David Nicholas
  • God never promises to remove us from our struggles. He does promise, however, to change the way we look at them. Max Lucado
  • A lot of church members who are singing "Standing on the Promises" are just sitting on the premises.
  • Do what you love, love what you do, and deliver more than you promise. Harvey Mackay
  • Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it. P Edna St. Vincent Millay
  • God does not give us everything we want, but He does fulfill all His promises . . . leading us along the best and straightest paths to Himself. Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  • Compromise: The art of dividing a cake in such a way that everybody believes he got the biggest piece. Sherry Rothfield
  • God isn't going to let you see the distant scene. So you might as well quit looking for it. He promises a lamp unto our feet, not a crystal ball into the future. We do not need to know what will happen tomorrow. We only need to know He leads us and we will find grace to help us when we need it. Max Lucado (Traveling Light)
  • In some ways, it's those of us who are most familiar with the Spirit's promises who are in the greatest danger. Someone has said that familiarity may not breed contempt, but it takes the edge off of awe. Something like this is true about the rich texts and glory-filled promises that drop the jaws or widen the eyes of newcomers but provoke no more than a raised eyebrow in the old-timers who have ceased to dream. Jim McGuiggan
  • So, then, to every man his chance -- to every man, regardless of his birth, his shining golden opportunity -- to every man his right to live, to work, to be himself, to become whatever his manhood and his vision can combine to make him -- this, seeker, is the promise of America. Thomas Wolfe
  • Don't make promises when you are in joy. Don't reply when you are sad. Don't take decisions when you are angry. Think twice..., Act Wise. unknown
  • God promises a safe landing, not a calm passage
  • I know God promises not to give me more than I can handle. I just wish he didn't trust me so much. Mother Teresa 
  • Jesus promised his disciples three things - that they would be completely fearless, absurdly happy and in constant trouble. G. K. Chesterton
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