quote

Richard J. Foster > Quotes > Quotable Quote

Richard J. Foster

“A farmer is helpless to grow grain; all he can do is provide the right conditions for the growing of grain. He cultivates the ground, he plants the seed, he waters the plants, and then the natural forces of the earth take over and up comes the grain...This is the way it is with the Spiritual Disciplines - they are a way of sowing to the Spirit... By themselves the Spiritual Disciplines can do nothing; they can only get us to the place where something can be done.”


Richard J. Foster, Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth
Read more quotes from Richard J. Foster


Share this quote:

Friends Who Liked This Quote


To see what your friends thought of this quote, please sign up!

33 likes
All Members Who Liked This Quote


All Quotes | My Quotes | Add A Quote

Play The 'Guess That Quote' Game

This Quote Is From

Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth by Richard J. Foster
17,777 ratings, average rating, 539 reviews
Open Preview


Browse By Tag

More...