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  • "You are God’s Exhibit A."
  • "The ground is level at the foot of the cross."
  • "Risk the situation on God."
  • "Decide what you are willing to be shot dead for at 5:00 on a Tuesday morning."
  • "You have to do your homework…God won’t help you remember something you didn’t first forget."
  • "Get alone with your Lord."
  • "You can tell God the problem in 17 words or less."
  • "Who’s face do you look for first in a group picture?"
  • "There’s always too much month left after the end of the money."
  • "God reserves the right to use people with whom I disagree."
  • "Most of us live as though God doesn’t exist."
  • "God did not call us to win arguments, but to win souls."
  • "If you see a man who is always pious, you had better watch him, because he’s apt to lie about other things too!"
  • "Bring God into the ordinaries of life."
  • "If you’ve struck a rough day, look up and say, Lord see me through!"
  • "How to be “pious”--put on a long face and look slightly ill."
  • "To fulfil is to fill full."
  • "Surrender is built into your bones—you are going to give up to something!"
  • "Piety is no substitute for common sense."
  • "Share God with people at the point of their need."
  • "By the age of 50 you get the face you deserve."
  • "Godliness is the quality of God in your ordinary life."
  • "Loyalty follows paycheck."
  • "Wisdom is knowing what to do with what you know."
  • "We can’t see around the corner, but our blessed Lord is always there."
  • "It’s always too soon to quit! God isn’t done with you yet!"
  • "You can’t be “officially religious” all the time. If you go around singing “Holy, Holy, Holy” at work, the men in white coats will take you away."
  • "His goodness is demonstrated in the pressures of life."
  • "Pray towards the answer, not the problem."
  • "Don’t trust your religion to keep you straight, trust your Savior."
  • "Before you speak, whisper a prayer that God will guide you."
  • "May the Lord fill your mouth with the proper stuff, may He nudge you when you’ve said enough."
  • "Study the Bible to be wise, believe it to be safe, practice it to be holy."
  • "Some day we’ll both be in heaven and you’ll know I’m right!"
  • "You can be knocked down but not knocked out."
  • "The greatest human need is to belong to somebody."
  • "May our every day living prove Jesus is our every day Savior."
  • "God must have a sense of humor because He made middle-aged men."
  • "Pray your way through the day."
  • "If you want a friend, ask him to do you a favor."
  • "I don’t care how high you jump, as long as you walk straight when you come down!"
  • "The “spillover factor” is that we talk about what’s on our minds."
  • "Trust God on a matter and He will set it right."
  • "Some people have the “gift of discouragement!” Specialize at being one who encourages others."
  • "Never make a major decision when you’re angry, sick or tired."
  • "God hasn’t brought you this far to drop you now."
  • "I’m speaking to someone who needs this today."
  • "Let’s walk around in this passage for awhile, shall we?"
  • "He can change the “want to.”
  • "Hang these cloaks of thought on the pegs of your mind."
  • "If you aim at nothing, you’re sure to hit it."
  • "The trouble with life is that it’s so daily."
  • "After having been fired someone said, “I don’t know how I’ll get along without you but I’d rather.”
  • "It’s always the second thank you, or the second question that shows you care."
  • "Do you wake up in the morning saying, “Good morning Lord”, or “Good Lord, morning!”
  • "I think that he graduated from college as a “laude how cum.”"
  • "When you touch someone else, do you sanctify him, or smear him?"
  • "Sometimes we have to get down to nothing at all before we realize that God is all we need."
  • "Finagles Law—He who finagles, gets finagled."
  • "God doesn’t pay all His bills on Tuesday."
  • "There isn’t any percentage in fighting God.  All you can do is break yourself against His inexorable Truth."
  • "If you pray first you’ll have to talk less later."
  • "You do not live with meaning until you are ready to die."
  • "There’s nothing immoral about my Volvo, is there?"
  • "Christian character is a by-product of having the Spirit and Word of God taking root in your life."
  • "Your life, today, can be so filled with the Spirit of God that even when you’re jostled the blessings of God spill out."
  • "Real communication comes by sharing one’s humanity."
  • "I’ve gone a little over, and I’m not sorry, because it’s fun!"
  • "Small thought here…"
  • "Now that’s not part of the sermon, but I threw it in for free!"
  • "Walk with the King today, and be a blessing!"
  • "In essentials--unity. In non-essentials--liberty. In all things--charity."