Christian Quotes on Service

And how can we ever show our gratitude, except by serving the living God.  We are redeemed to serve; bought to be owned absolutely.  Who can refuse a service so reasonable, fraught with blessedness to transcendent?  Head! think for him whose brow was thorn-girt.  Hands! toil for him whose hands were nailed to the cross.  Feet! speed to do his behests whose feet were pierced.  Body of mine! be his temple whose body was wrung with pains unspeakable.  To serve him-this is the Only true attitude and behavior, as those who are not their own, but his. – F.B. Meyer

The past has not exhausted the possibilities nor the demands for doing great things for God.” – E.M. Bounds

“My heaven is to please God and glorify Him and to give my all to Him and to be wholly devoted to His glory.” – David Brainerd

“There is nothing in the world worth living for but doing good and finishing God’s work, doing the work that Christ did.  I see nothing else in the world that can yield any satisfaction besides living to God, pleasing Him and doing His whole will.” – David Brainerd

You can’t be reconciled to God without being recruited. – Stuart Briscoe

Every action of our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.”  – E.H. Chapin

“I seem to have been led little by little, toward my work; and I believe that the same fact will appear in the life of anyone who will cultivate such powers as God has given him, and then go on, bravely, quietly, but persistently, doing such work as comes to his hands.” – Fanny Crosby

“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.” – Jim Elliot

“The man who does things makes many mistakes.  But he never makes the biggest mistake of all – doing nothing.”  – Benjamin Franklin

Lost time is never found again.  – Benjamin Franklin

To pray without laboring is to mock God: to labour without prayer is to rob God of his glory. – Robert Haldane

“The vision must be followed by the venture.  It is not enough to stare up the steps – we must step up the stairs.” – Vance Havner

“We are always making an offering.  If we do not give to God, we give to the Devil.  It is a continuous process going on all the time.” – Vance Havner

“Our Lord had no place in His program for casual disciples.” – Vance Havner

Doing leads more surely to talking than talking to doing.  – Vance Havner

Sometimes your medicine bottle has on it, Shake well before using.  That is what God has to do with some of His people.  He has to shake them well before they are ever usable. – Vance Havner

Oh, how sweet to work all day for God, and then lie down at night beneath his smile! – Robert M’Cheyne

It is a good question for us to ask ourselves in the close of every day, “Where have I gleaned to-day? What improvements have I made in knowledge and grace? What have I done or obtained that will turn to a good account?” – Matthew Henry

The business of our lives is not to please ourselves but to please God.  – Matthew Henry

“You will never stub your toe standing still.  The faster you go, the more chance there is of stubbing your toe, but the more chance you have of getting somewhere.” – Charles F. Kettering

“If you have men who will come only if they know there is a good road, I don’t want them.  I want men who will come if there is no road.” – David Livingstone

“The question for each man to settle is not what he would do if he had the means, time, influence, and educational advantages; but what he will do with the things he has.” – Hamilton Wright Mabie

“Give me a person who says, This one thing I do; and not, These fifty things I dabble in.” – Dwight L. Moody

God’s honor is worth seeking.  Man’s honor doesn’t amount to much.  – D.L. Moody

God hath work to do in this world; and to desert it because of its difficulties and entanglements is to cast off his authority. – John Owen

The gospel liberty to which you are called, doth not set you free from the duty of love, either to God or men.  –  Matthew Poole

We can easily be too big for God to use, but never too small for Him to use. — Lester Rolloff.

“There is a common worldly kind of Christianity in this day, which many have, and think they have enough – a cheap Christianity which offends nobody and requires no sacrifice, which costs nothing and is worth nothing.”  – J.C. Ryle

Strong reasons make strong actions.  – Shakespeare

There is no service like his who serves because he loves.  – Philip Sidney

“God did not wait for nor seek a cheaper price to purchase our souls.  He willingly gave His only begotten Son.  So God has every right to expect our all in return.” – Bernie Smith

“The greatest works are done by the ones.  The hundreds do not often do much, the companies never; it is the units, the single individuals, that are the power and the might.” – Charles H. Spurgeon

The meanest work for Jesus is the grander thing than the dignity of an emperor. C.H. Spurgeon

“ are nothing, unless they are laid on the altar of God?  That it is nothing to have the gift of oratory, that is nothing to have the power of eloquence, that it is nothing to have learning, that it is nothing to have influence, unless they all be dedicated to God, and consecrated to his service?  I said it is nothing, I mean it is nothing good.  Alas!  It is worse than nothing good; it is something evil, it is something dreadful, it is something terrible, for a man to have theses gifts and yet to misuse them” – Charles Spurgeon

“If Jesus Christ be God and died for me, then no sacrifice can be too great for me to make for Him.” – C.T. Studd

When you are doing the little things, you are qualifying to do the big things later on.  – Billy Sunday

“I used to ask God to help me.  Then I asked if I might help Him.  I ended up by asking Him to do His work through me.” – Hudson Taylor

All God’s giants have been weak men who did great things for God because they reckoned on God being with them. – Hudson Taylor

God has not bowed to our nervous haste nor embraced the methods of our machine age.  The man who would know God must give time to him. – A.W. Tozer

“Doers of the Word are the best hearers.” – Thomas Watson

“O Lord, let me not live to be useless.” – John Wesley

“Do all the good you can, By all the means you can, In all the ways you can, In all the places you can, At all the times you can, To all the people you can, As long as ever you can.” – John Wesley

We ought to attempt something so great for God that unless God intervenes, we are bound to fail. — Bruce Wilkinson

“A true faith in Jesus Christ will not suffer us to be idle.  No, it is an active, lively, restless principle; it fills the heart, so that it cannot be easy till it is doing something for Jesus Christ.” – George Whitefield

“To be active in work for God is one thing, but to be effective in that work is quite another thing.” – Unknown

“When a Christian is in the wrong place, his right place will be empty.” – Unknown

“Service is love in overalls.” – Anonymous

Some people are a bit like blisters.  They don’t show up until the day is ended and the work is done.

The level of our Christian service is determined by the degree of our personal surrender.

“What the church needs today are more calloused hands and fewer calloused hearts.” – unknown

It is a great deal easier to do that which God gives us to do, no matter how hard it is, than to face the responsibility of not doing it.” – unknown

Our words may hide our thoughts, but our actions will reveal them. – Unknown

“He that serves self has a hard master.” – Unknown

The person who lives only for himself is engaged in a very small business.” – Unknown

You can dodge responsibility, but you can’t dodge the results of dodging.  – Unknown

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