Eleven of Randy Alcorn's Favorite Quotes

He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep, to gain what he cannot lose. (Jim Elliot)

We are not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be. (C. S. Lewis)

If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world. (C. S. Lewis)

How sweet all at once it was for me to be rid of those fruitless joys which I had once feared to lose! You drove them from me, you who are the true, the sovereign joy. You drove them from me and took their place, you who are sweeter than all pleasure. (Aurelius Augustine, 385 AD)

I have held many things in my hands and I have lost them all. But whatever I have placed in God's hands, that I still possess. (Martin Luther)

It ought to be the business of every day to prepare for our last day. (Matthew Henry)

Only one life; will soon be past. Only what's done for Christ will last. (C. T. Studd)

I judge all things only by the price they shall gain in eternity. (John Wesley)

Only the humble are sane. (Source Unknown)

Our Father refreshes us on the journey with some pleasant inns, but will not encourage us to mistake them for home. (C. S. Lewis)

Any temporal possession can be turned into everlasting wealth. Whatever is given to Christ is immediately touched with immortality. (A. W. Tozer)

Randy Alcorn, founder of EPM

Randy Alcorn (@randyalcorn) is the author of over fifty books and the founder and director of Eternal Perspective Ministries

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