Challenging Christian Quotes

These inspirational and challenging Christian quotes are extracted from books and sermons by godly believers that we hope will challenge and encourage you as you run this race for the Lord Jesus. (For sharing the quotes that are in the image format, you can download them by clicking on the image.)

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The worst sin of all is the false thinking about God of which the natural man is so terribly guilty.

Martyn Lloyd-Jones, Romans, vol. 7, p. 44

Trouble makes earth undesirable and causes heaven to loom up large in the horizon of hope. There is a world where trouble never comes. But the path of tribulation leads to that world. Those who are there went there through tribulation.

E. M. Bounds, pg. 111 – The Complete Works

When I come to die, I shall have my greatest grief and my greatest joy – my greatest grief that I have done so little for Jesus; and my greatest joy that Jesus has done so much for me. My last words shall be: “Here goes an unprofitable servant!”

William Grimshaw, pg. 176 – William Grimshaw of Haworth by Faith Cook

He has heard my prayers, not now and then, nor once nor twice, but so many times, that it has grown into a habit with me to spread my case before God with the absolute certainty that whatsoever I ask of God, he will give it to me. It is not now a “perhaps” or a possibility. I know that my Lord answers me, and I dare not doubt, it were indeed folly if I did.

C.H. Spurgeon, Sermon: The Golden Key of Prayer

We never ought to be ashamed to testify to the truth as it is in Jesus, and to stand up boldly for Evangelical religion. We have the truth, and we need not be afraid to say so. The judgment-day will prove who is right, and to that day we may boldly appeal.

J. C. Ryle, Warning #4 to the Church



Conrad Murrell, Whom Shall I Fear? The Lord is My Light

Since all that I meet shall work for my good,
The bitter is sweet, the medicine food;
Though painful at present, ’twill cease before long;
And then, O how pleasant the conqueror’s song!

John Newton

For a man to believe that all of creation, including man, just happened, is the same as believing that one could take the letters of the alphabet and just throw them up into the air, and if one threw them up long enough and often enough, he would finally see them come down in the form of an Aristotelian treatise on Greek drama.

W.A. Criswell

Know what God is about, especially in respect of your calling, and keep within it. Most people crack up because they try to do what God never intended them to do. They destroy themselves by sinful ambition, just as much as the drunkard and drug addict. Ambition drives them on.

William Still, pg. 45 ‘The Work of the Pastor’



Ryan Fullerton, A Weak Conscience Seared by Legalism



Samuel Chadwick



E. M. Bounds



Paul Washer



Conrad Murrell



Conrad Murrell, Discerning the Voice of the Lord
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