Quotemeal: Apr. 9th, 2019

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

"However high be your endeavors, unless you renounce and subjugate your own will — unless you forget yourself and all that pertains to yourself — not one step will you advance on the road to perfection."
— John of the Cross

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"Do not be angry that you cannot make others as you would wish them to be, since you cannot make yourself as you wish to be."
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"God does not discipline us to subdue us, but to condition us for a life of usefulness and blessedness."
Billy Graham
"There is nothing we can do to make God love us more; there is nothing we can do to make God love us less."

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Other Devotionals from Heartlight for Tuesday, April 9, 2019

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A daily passage of Scripture emphasizing praise to our God.
"[God says] "But giving thanks is a sacrifice that truly honors me. If you keep to my path, I will reveal to you the salvation of God.""

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Illustration of John of the Cross — "However high be your endeavors, unless you renounce and subjugate your own will — unless you forget yourself and all that pertains to yourself — not one step will you advance on the road to perfection."

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Quotemeal is a daily dose of Christian quotes to inspire and encourage.