L. E. Maxwell quotes

  • If, through the years, the Cross in the life of the believer had been adhered to as strenuously as the Cross for salvation, the Church would not today be so plagued with modernistic infidelity.
    -- L. E. Maxwell

    #Years #Infidelity #Church

  • The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the Church. (Terullian) When she ceases to bleed, she ceases to bless. She can thrive through persecution, but never through peace and plenty.
    -- L. E. Maxwell

    #Faith #Blood #Church

  • Christ did not come to straighten out the natural, but to "CROSS" it out.
    -- L. E. Maxwell

    #Faith #Christ #Natural

  • As soon as the Cross ceases to be to us, first of all, the place of utmost shame and contempt, we make the Cross of Christ of none effect.
    -- L. E. Maxwell

    #Firsts #Shame #Christ

  • Every strong conviction ends by taking possession of us; it overcomes and absorbs us, and tears us ruthlessly from everything else. Has the Cross so seized upon your life?
    -- L. E. Maxwell

    #Strong #Tears #Overcoming

  • He who does not welcome the Cross does not welcome God.
    -- L. E. Maxwell

    #Commitment #Doe #Welcome

  • We must be reduced again and again to the limit of all resolution and resources and be compelled to feel the need of Another's help and sufficiency.
    -- L. E. Maxwell

    #Needs #Limits #Helping

  • We must never forget that Christ did not suffer just during His three years of public ministry or the last few days of His life when He was crucified. No, He suffered throughout His life on earth. He who was without sin lived daily with the corruption and sinfulness of lost humanity.

  • Now, of my threescore years and ten, Twenty will not come again.

  • Med students panic their first year when they learn all the diseases. It's not until the second year that they learn the cures.

  • In 1917 European history, in the old sense, came to an end. World history began. It was the year of Lenin and Woodrow Wilson, both of whom repudiated the traditional standards of political behaviour. Both preached Utopia, Heaven on Earth. It was the moment of birth for our contemporary world.

  • Dear Mr. and Mrs. Obama, Thank you for sending me Christmas and New Year greetings yet again. Welcome back to India... Would have loved to host you at my concert in Baroda on the 26th!

  • No matter how much we learn, there is always more knowledge to be gained. In this connection I am reminded of a short poem that has been in my mind over the years. It reads as follow: I used to think I knew I knew. But now I must confess. The more I know I know I know I know I know the less.

  • Honey, I can smell the scent of another woman from 500 paces.

  • Justification for infidelity and dishonesty in all their manifestations lies in the marginal cost economics of “just this once.

  • Now I lay me down to cheat on the woman I love so, and if I die between these sheets I pray to God she'll never know.

  • We worry a great deal about the problem of church and state. Now what about the church and God? Sometimes there seems to be a greater separation between the church and God than between the church and state.