Sentence Sermons and One-liners that teach powerful lessons

Give God what's right - not what's left.

"Pray" is a four-letter word you can say anywhere - except in public schools.

Man's way leads to a hopeless end - God's way leads to an endless hope..

A lot of kneeling will keep you in good standing.

He who kneels before God can stand before anyone.

To be almost saved is to be totally lost.

In the sentence of life, the devil may be a comma - but never let him be the period.

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

God grades on the cross, not the curve.

Are you wrinkled with burden? Come to the church for a facelift.

When praying, don't give God instructions - just report for duty.

God doesn't want shares of your life - He wants a controlling interest.

Quite often when a man thinks his mind is getting broader, it is only his conscience stretching.

When children begin to sow "wild oats", it is time for the parents to start the threshing machine.

If you cause a man to think he is right when he is wrong, you are a hypocrite.

Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.

You will never have a friend here on earth, if you must have one without a fault.

Many people have too much to live on and too little to live for.

Truth loses its power and beauty when colored.

The person who only samples the word of God occasionally never develops much taste for it.

Happiness can be thought, sought, or caught, but never bought.

Some people are so "great", it is hard for them to be humble.

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

"Soft soap" in the pulpit will not cleanse the sinners in the pews.

It is better to be nobly remembered than nobly born.

Quiet people aren't the only ones who don't say much.

Don't brag about your ignorance. It costs more in the long run than education.

A righteous man prefers what is right to what is "expedient."

Life is a measure to be filled -- not a cup to be drained.

Some people ask for the truth and then become angry when one tells them.

Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.

The only thing a lazy mind will jump at is a conclusion.

Some well-fed bodies contain under-nourished souls.

If at first you don't succeed, you are probably normal.

To train children at home, it is necessary for both parents and children to spend some time there.

An enemy of God is never a friend to man.

The ability to speak many languages is valuable, but ability to keep your mouth shut at the proper time in one language is priceless.

The man who trims himself to suit everybody, will soon whittle himself away.

The most sensitive nerve in the human body is the one leading to the pocketbook.

It is inconsistent to argue that it is wrong to argue.

Some people's minds are like concrete; all mixed up and thoroughly set.

The devil's best work is done many times by those who claim to love the Lord.

Those who pride themselves in being hard-boiled are often only half-baked.

"You're only young once." After that you must think up other excuses!

Jesus came not only to save us from hell, but to take us to heaven.

Don't brag about your ignorance. It costs more in the long run than does education.

The tongue is but three inches long, but it can sometimes ruin a man six feet high.

Those who think it is permissable to tell white lies soon grow color-blind.

Some strain at a drizzle at worship time and then swallow a shower at theatre time.

Modesty is not only an ornament, but also a guard to virtue.

We don't change God's message - His message changes us.

The church is prayer-conditioned.

When God ordains, He sustains.

WARNING: Exposure to the Son may prevent burning.

Plan ahead - It wasn't raining when Noah built the ark.

Most people want to serve God, but only in an advisory position.

Suffering with truth decay? Brush up on your Bible.

Exercise daily - walk with the Lord.

Wisdom has two parts - 1) having a lot to say 2) not saying it.

Never give the devil a ride - he will always want to drive.

A clean conscience makes a soft pillow.

Nothing else ruins the truth like stretching it.

Compassion is difficult to give away because it keeps coming back.

He who angers you controls you.

Worry is the darkroom in which negatives can develop.

Give Satan an inch & he'll be a ruler.

Forbidden fruits create many jams.

Deciding not to choose Jesus is still making a choice.

If God is your co-pilot - swap seats.

If you marry a child of the devil, you will have trouble with your father-in- law.

It is difficult to take advice from some people, when you know how badly they need it.

The minds of some people are like water; always seeking the lowest level.

Many people have the right aim in life, but a lot of them never pull the trigger.

Some men think they are mentally active because they keep jumping to conclusions.

Some people think they are broad-minded just because they are too lazy to form an opinion.

A lot of people are willing to give God the credit, but few will give Him the cash.

He who talks to you about others may talk to others about you.

Sitting in a church house will no more make you a Christian than sitting in a hen house will make you a hen.

"When a man sings his own praises he invariably gets the tune too high"

"The man who swears privately but refrains from swearing in the presence of a lady, gives her more honor than he gives God who is present always."

White-washing the pump will not purify the water.

A loose tongue often gets its owner into a tight place.

It is a mighty nice thing to be weighed in the balances and found satisfactory.

Some people spend more time trying to dodge duty than would be required to discharge it.

Excuses are crutches upon which weak Christians lean.

Some people get a divorce from the church and then want alimony.

Hot words come home to roost.

If we have an attack of real religion it will be contagious.


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