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    "By the time the average Christian gets his temperature up to

    normal, everybody thinks he has a FEVER!"
    - Watchman Nee


    "You must pray with all your might... fervent, effectual, untiring

    wrestling with God...This kind of prayer be sure the devil and the

    world and your own indolent, unbelieving nature will oppose. They

    will pour water on this flame." - William Booth.


    "A man set on fire is an apostle of his age...Tell me, is your

    ministry a burning and shining light, or a smoking wick, slowly

    dying out to ashes? ... We need the dynamic of a flaming ministry

    that will set the Church on fire."

    - Samuel M. Zwemer


    "At Waterloo, the English troops obeying orders fell on their faces

    for a time and let the hot fire of the French artillery pass over them.

    Then they sprang to their feet and rushed to the thickest of the

    fight and beat back their foes. The Lord wants His people flat on

    their faces, before they attempt to meet the great crises of life."


    - A. T. Pierson.


    "A marble cutter, with chisel and hammer, was changing a stone

    into a statue. A preacher looking on said: 'I wish I could deal such

    changing blows on stony hearts. ' The workman answered: 'Maybe

    you could, if you worked like me, upon your knees.'"
    - A. T. Pierson


    "How often has very earnest prayer for the fullness of the Holy

    Ghost been in vain, because he who sought that unspeakable

    blessing sought it rather for the glory which the possession of it,

    or the reputation for the possession of it, might bring to man, than

    for the honor and praise that might be brought to God."


    - G. H. C. Macgregor


    "Our power in drawing others after the Lord mainly rests in our joy

    and communion with Him ourselves."
    - J. G. Bellett


    "Do not be satisfied with as much Christianity as will only ease

    your conscience." - J. B. Stoney


    "If sinners be damned, at least let them leap to Hell over our

    bodies. If they will perish, let them perish with our arms about their

    knees. Let no one GO there UNWARNED and UNPRAYED for."


    - Charles Spurgeon


    "The great battles, the battles that decide our destiny and the

    destiny of generations yet unborn, are not fought on public

    platforms, but in the lonely hours of the night and in moments of

    agony."
    - Samuel Logan Brengle
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