The Pastor And His Books Part 2

Books are expensive! How can a pastor purchase books when he has a limited budget? God has promised to supply our needs. If a man’s determination to be a good student is the real thing, God will see to it that he has the tools he needs. God does not provide luxuries, but He does […]


Over the past six weeks in our church, we have been emphasizing our values. We chose the acrostic L.I.T.E. – which stands for Lordship, Integrity, Teamwork and Excellence. I wrote the following four articles to reinforce what we were all about as a church. This has been a positive emphasis. Each church has to have […]

Book Notices

Handling the Hebrew TextBy Warren W. Wiersbe Pastors with a year or two of New Testament Greek can generally use the many fine basic tools now available and not be at the mercy of the commentators. But when it comes to the Old Testament text, even a student with a year or two of Hebrew […]

Volume 02, Issue 19

October 2· Baptist Missionary Society forms in London, 1792. October 3· President George Washington proclaimed the first national Thanksgiving Day, 1789. October 4F· irst full English translation of the Bible printed in Switzerland, 1535. October 6· Thomas Edison shows first motion pictures, 1889.· Egypt & Syria launch surprise attack on Israel, 1973. October 12· Christopher […]

Scripture Sign Language

Written by: Warren Wiersbe A guest speaker at our church recently apologized for his tardiness by quipping, “My directions got a little turned around, and of course you know that only ‘an evil and adulterous generation seeketh after a sign.’” His good-natured abuse of Matthew 12:39 sent my mind wondering if there weren’t other verses […]

Is It Sunday Again?

By Warren W. Wiersbe The next time you awaken on Sunday morning and groan because you feel you are not prepared to preach, take solace from these words from “The Prince of Preachers,” Charles Haddon Spurgeon. He had busy weeks, too! “My discourse on Sabbath mornings is very frequently the gathering up of the thoughts […]

"It is possible to be diligent in our religion yet distant in our relationship." - Anonymous

"It is religion without love that has been responsible for most of the misery of the world." - Anonymous

"Nothing so tends to mask the face of God as religion; it can be a substitute for God himself." - Martin Buber

"If men are so wicked with religion, what would they be without it?" - Benjamin Franklin

"Religion is what keeps a nation from chaos - from falling asunder like uncemented sand." - A. A. Hodge

"Religion's in the heart, not in the knee." - Douglas Jerrold

"Formal religion always makes fertile soil for false religion." - Gilbert W. Kirby

"The heart of religion lies in its personal pronouns." - Martin Luther

"A cheap religion is always a cheat religion." - Thomas V. Moore

"There is nothing more irreligious than self-absorbed religion." - J. I. Packer

"Religion is union between God and the soul." - Paul Sabatier

"People can be inoculated against religion by small injections of it." - W. E. Sangster

"No man's religion ever survives his morals." - Robert South

"I would not give much for your religion unless it can be seen. Lamps do not talk, but they do shine." - C. H. Spurgeon

"Religion is nothing if it is not the foundation of our whole life." - Robert Thornton

"No religion has ever been greater than its idea of God." - A. W. Tozer

"Religion is the first and the last thing, and until a man has found God, and been found by God, he begins at no beginning and works to no end." - H. G. Wells

"A man may have as many religious changes in the year as there are changes in the moon, and be unchanged after all." - Rowland Hill

"There are no non-religious activities; only religious and irreligious." - C. S. Lewis

"The heart of true religion is to glorify God by patient endurance and to praise him for his gracious deliverances." - J. I. Packer

"When people say that all religions are basically the same, they are actually saying that they know little or nothing about world religion." - R. C. Sproul

"If your religion does not make you holy it will damn you. It is simply pageantry to go to hell in." - C. H. Spurgeon

"For the true Christian the one supreme test for the present soundness and ultimate worth of everything religious must be the place our Lord occupies in it." - A. W. Tozer

"That religion is suspicious which is full of faction and discord." - Thomas Watson

"Unpractical religion is unscriptural religion." - James Wolfendale

"A religion without mystery must be a religion without God." - Anonymous

"One's religion is what he is most interested in." - J. M. Barrie

"Justification by faith is the hinge on which all true religion turns." - John Calvin

"Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair." - G. K. Chesterton

"One mark of the low state of affairs among us is religious boredom." - A. W. Tozer

"We are paying a frightful price for our religious boredom. And that at the moment of the world's mortal peril." - A. W. Tozer

"The religious snob is devoid of truth. Snobbery and truth are irreconcilable." - A. W. Tozer

"Religion without the Son of God is worldly religion." - A. W. Tozer

"The whole religious machine has become a noisemaker." - A. W. Tozer

"Powerless religion may put a man through many surface changes and leave him exactly what he was before." - A. W. Tozer

"If true religion consisted in outward practices, then it could be destroyed by laws forbidding those practices." - A. W. Tozer

"Religion is disengaged from practical life and retired to the airy region of fancy where dwell the sweet insubstantial nothings which everyone knows do not exist but which they nevertheless lack the courage to repudiate publicly." - A. W. Tozer

"We settle for words in religion because deeds are too costly." - A. W. Tozer

"There is probably not another field of human activity where there is so much waste as in the field of religion." - A. W. Tozer

"Religion is interested primarily in the One who is the source of all things, the master of every phenomenon." - A. W. Tozer

"True religion is removed from diet and days, from garments and ceremonies, and placed where it belongs-in the union of the spirit of man with the Spirit of God." - A. W. Tozer

"In this dim world of pious sentiment all religions are equal and any man who insists that salvation is by Jesus Christ alone is a bigot and a boor." - A. W. Tozer

"When religion has said its last word, there is a little that we need other than God Himself." - A. W. Tozer

"To the absence of the spirit may be traced that vague sense of unreality which almost everywhere invests religion in our times." - A. W. Tozer

"It was religion that put Christ on the cross, religion without the indwelling Spirit." - A. W. Tozer

"The deadening effect of religious make-believe on the human mind is beyond all describing." - A. W. Tozer

"We fear extremes and shy away from too much ardor in religion as if it were possible to have too much love or too much faith or too much holiness." - A. W. Tozer

"The one thing that religious persons want most is to be changed, to be made over from what they are into something they desire to be." - A. W. Tozer

"We spend much time today trying to arouse indifferent church members to do religious work, time that could be spent more profitably in getting them right with God and each other. After that, they are ready to go to work. Simply recruiting more Ephesians to more works and more labor without their first love only worsens a situation that is bad enough now." - Vance Havner

"Sacrilegious sinners may be more violent and vulgar, but our greatest problem is religious sinners." - Vance Havner

"Christians can get into a religious rut and fall into a mere form of godliness without power. But the true disciple is a rebel against this age because the friend of the world is the enemy of God. The Christian life is a revolution and a revolution is the opposite of a rut, which is only a grave with both ends knocked out." - Vance Havner


The Revelation of God Series

By Michael C. Catt God Reveals Himself As CreatorPsalm 19:1-6 This is a Psalm of Divine Revelation.General Revelation. vs. 1-6Specific Revelation. vs. 7-11Applied Revelation. vs. 12-14 THE HEAVENS DECLARE. vs. 1“the heavens are telling”“their expanse is declaring” THE DECLARATION IS CONTINUOUS. vs. 2, 3“pours forth speech”James Boice, “Whenever we do investigate (the heavens) by scientific […]

Christian Arsenal

Have you checked out lately? We’ve recommended it before – their links are very helpful and save time! 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors. […]

Totally Absurd

This site is good for illustrations…or a laugh about strange inventions. 2ProphetU2ProphetU is an online magazine/website, started by Warren Wiersbe and Michael Catt, to build up the church, seek revival, and encourage pastors. […]