Bulletin Inserts

Father's Day

A child is not likely to find a father in God unless he finds something of God in his father.

Austin Sorensen via Ted Matamis

What a father says to his children is not heard by the world, but it will be heard by posterity.

Jean Paul Richter via Timeless Treasures

It is easier to build boys than to mend men.

Timeless Treasures

One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters.

George Herbert

A truly rich man is one whose children run into his arms when his hands are empty.


Father!-to God himself we cannot give a holier name.

William Wordsworth

My father used to play with my brother and me in the yard. Mother would come out and say, "You're tearing up the grass." "We're not raising grass," Dad would reply. "We're raising boys."

Harmon Killebrew

On Perseverence

By perseverance, the snail reached the Ark.

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

No one would have ever crossed the ocean if he could have gotten off the ship in a storm.

Charles Kettering

The man who removes a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.

Chinese proverb

We conquer-not in any brilliant fashion-we conquer by continuing.

George Matheson

We are judged by what we finish, not by what we start.

These five via Timeless Treasures

In the world of men, we find nothing approaching the virtues of which Jesus spoke in the opening words of the Sermon on the Mount.

A.W. Tozer

Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger. Do not pray for tasks equal to your strength. Pray for strength equal to the task.

Phillip Brooks via The Fountain

A humble knowledge of yourself is a surer way to God than a deep search after learning.

Thomas Kempis

There is a great man who makes every man feel small, but the real great man is the man who makes every man feel great.

G.K. Chesterton
These two via The Missionary Evangelist

The continuance of anger is hatred.

Frances Quarles

Many of today's young people have little difficulty believing that God was in Christ. What they find hard to accept is that Christ is in the Church.

Ernest T. Campbell

God does not comfort us to make us comfortable, but to make us comforters.

John Henry Jowett
These three via The Topical Encyclopedia of Living Quotations

Holiness does not consist in mystic speculations, enthusiastic fervors, or uncommanded austerities; it consists in thinking as God thinks, and willing as God wills.

John Brown, via Ted Matamis

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