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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 ...

Prayer Requires Christian Living

AugustineMy brothers and sisters,
Let us be wary of praying to Christ with our mouths
But remaining mute in our life.
Who is it that prays to Christ?
The person who spurns worldly pleasures.
The person who says—
Not in words but in conduct—
“The world has been crucified to me
and I to the world” (Gal 6:14).
The person who lavishly gives to the poor (Ps 112:9).

Rest assured, my brothers and sisters,
You will receive.
Ask, seek, knock;
You will receive and find,
And it will be opened to you.
However, do not ask, seek, and ...

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