House Church Talk - various sayings

terra king terra_king1 at
Sat Apr 3 17:36:52 EST 2004

it's been a while since i posted but I enjoy this list. these sayings aren't my own and I hope are not too far off--topic.      terra

Some people are kind, polite, and sweet-spirited - until you try to sit in their pews. 

Many folks want to serve God but only as advisers. 

The good Lord didn't create anything without a purpose, but mosquitoes come close. 

When you get to your wit's end, you'll find God lives there. 

People are funny, they want the front of the bus, the middle of the road, and the back of the church. 

Opportunity may knock once, but temptation bangs on your front door forever. 

Quit griping about your church; if it was perfect, you couldn't belong. 

The phrase that is guaranteed to wake up an audience: "And in conclusion." 

To make a long story short, don't tell it. 

Some minds are like concrete, thoroughly mixed up and permanently set.  

Outside of traffic, there is nothing that holds this country back as much as committees. 

Be ye fishers of men.  You catch them - He'll clean them. 

Don't put a question mark where God put a period. 

Don't wait for 6 strong men to take you to church. 

Forbidden fruits create many jams. 

God doesn't call the qualified, He qualifies the called. 

God grades on the cross, not the curve. 

God loves everyone, but probably prefers "fruits of the spirit" over "religious nuts!" 

God promises a safe landing, not a calm passage. 

He who angers you, controls you! 

If God is your Copilot - swap seats! 

Prayer: Don't give God instructions -- just report for duty! 

The task ahead of us is never as great as the Power behind us. 

The Will of God will never take you to where the Grace of God will not protect you. 

We don't change the message, the message changes us. 

You can tell how big a person is by what it takes to ........... discourage him. 

The best mathematical equation I have ever seen: 1 cross + 3 nails = 4 given. 

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