Sentence Sermons and One-liners that teach powerful lessons.

It is better to be great in your littleness than little in your greatness.

Life's gold mine is a pure heart and a clean life.

Be sure you understand your opponent before you answer him.

An upright man can never be a downright failure.

It is ours to obey His commands, not to direct His counsels.

The wishbone will never take the place of the backbone.

The man who is not strong AGAINST anything is usually not strong FOR anything.

Dignity is one thing that cannot be preserved in alcohol.

He who has no inclination to learn more will be very apt to think that he knows enough.

Some men never go to work for a living until they have given everything else a fair trial.

Every saint this side of heaven ought to be concerned with every sinner this side of hell.

Children have more need of models than of critics.

A genuine Christian is the best evidence of the genuiness of Christianity.

If as a Christian, you are too busy to pray, you are too busy.

The man who expects to go to heaven should take the time to learn what route will get him there.

Some people remind me of blisters; they don't show up until all the work is done.

Beware of the saint with an open mouth and a closed pocketbook.

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

Zeal without knowledge is the sister of folly and it leads to eternal ruin.

It is better to be despised for doing right than praised for doing wrong.

He lives in true repose who bridles his passions.

Heaven will pay for any loss we suffer to gain it, but nothing can pay for the loss of heaven.

People are not honored for what they receive, but for what they give.

We must love those to whom we preach.

A Christian will arrive at the desired destination only if he stays on the right track.

If a man's conscience is as comfortable as his mattress, he should have no trouble getting a good night's sleep.

A hypocrite is a person who is not himself on Sundays.

One should never be ashamed to own he has been wrong, which is but saying in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday.

The world divides people horizontally (upper and lower class). But God divides them verically (to the right and to the left).

Clean living takes a lot more than soap and detergents.

The chains that cramp us most were forged by our own hands.

Paul condemned high-mindedness; he never mentioned broad-mindedness at all, but he urged Christ-mindedness.

The "strait and narrow way" never needs "reconstruction" to provide for a heavier flow of traffic.

Forbidden "fruit" is responsible for many a bad "jam".

Some people are so sensitive to pain that they never give until it hurts.

When success turns a man's head, it always leaves him looking in the wrong direction.

If you have a loose tongue, it will get you into some tight places.

A weak mind is like a microscope which magnifies trifling things, but cannot receive great things.

The Devil accomplishes much evil through some who claim to love the Lord.

Some people worry more about where they will spend two weeks' vacation than where the will spend eternity.

It not only matters as to where we stand, but also in what direction we are moving.

A chip on the shoulder is a piece of wood that has fallen from the head.

Many people have just enough faith to make them miserable, but not enough to make them hopeful.

The universe points to the God of whom Scripture speaks.

If you are blessed with a sympathetic disposition, don't waste it on yourself.

There are many splinters in the ladder of success, but you don't notice them unless you are sliding down.

The real strength of a man is not physical, but moral and spiritual.

Children have more need of models than of critics.

War does not determine who is right, but only who is left.

The spirit in which a thing is done is often as important and as influential as the thing itself.

You can't repent too soon because you do not know how soon it may be too late.

In a heated argument, the best weapon to hold is your tongue.

Sometimes your natural bent needs to be broken.

A wide awake pigmy is to be preferred above a sleeping giant.

True education makes a person aware of the fact that he has a soul that need saving, and then tells him how this can be accomplished.

Many people evidently do not enjoy coming to worship God; they are so late in coming, so early in leaving, and so bored while they are here!

If you cannot be a Christian in what you do, then don't do it!

If your troubles are deep-seated and long standing, try kneeling.

Some people obviously never think of religion until they come in sight of the cemetery.

If you believe it is all right to tell "little white lies", you are color blind.

Envy and jealousy are two very effective devices of the Devil.

Giving and For-giving are two good traits of a Christian.

Instead of making life "easy" for our children, we should make them "rugged" for life.

No one can be taught wrong and baptized right; no one can be baptized wrong and worship right; no one can live wrong and die right.

The Bible is the inspired history of how God dealt with man in ages past, and the divine rule for the faith and practice of man in the present age.

Kindness is the language that the deaf can hear and the dumb can understand.

Happiness is a sweet smelling perfume that you cannot pour on others, without getting a few drops on yourself.

It isn't what we have, but what we are, that makes life worth living.

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

Those opposed to the same people often find a strange "friendship" in one another.

Glands have a lot to do with success, particularly sweat glands.

If we lift others up, we ourselves must be on higher ground.

The person who is worse than a quitter, is the person who is afraid to begin.

It isn't necessary to blow the other fellow's light out, in order to let yours shine.

The most destructive acid in the world is found in a sour disposition.

When the wages of sin are paid, some people may get time and a half for overtime.

We cannot control the evil tongues of others, but a good life enables us to disregard them.

The narrow way of which the Bible speaks is broad enough for any man who is not given to wobbling.

The most powerful person is the one who has himself in his own power.

Godliness with contentment is great gain. 1 Tim. 6:6.

One who is too broad cannot enter the narrow way.

It is better to dwell in the wilderness, than with a contentious and an angry woman. Prov. 21:19.

Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul from troubles. Prov. 21:23.

Confidence in an unfaithful man in time of trouble is like a broken tooth, and a foot out of joint. Prov. 25:19.

The way to feel like doing our duty is to do our duty whether we feel like it or not.

“If evolution were true, mothers would have more than two hands.”

“Things turn out best for those who make the best of the way things turn out.”

“We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons.”

“God didn't promise days without pain, laughter without sorrow, sun without rain, but He did promise strength for the day, comfort for the tears, and light for the way”

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