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“Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile.”
Billy Sunday, Billy Sunday, the Man and His Message: With His Own Words Which Have Won Thousands for Christ
“Better die an old maid, sister, than marry the wrong man.”
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“The law tells me how crooked I am. Grace comes along and straightens me out.”
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tags: grace, law, sin
“You can't measure manhood with a tape line around his biceps.”
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“The reason you don't like the Bible, you old sinner, is because it knows all about you.”
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“The backslider likes the preaching that wouldn't hit the side of a house, while the real disciple is delighted when the truth brings him to his knees.”
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“One reason sin flourishes is that it is treated like a cream puff instead of a rattlesnake.”
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tags: sin
“Listen, I'm against sin. I'll kick it as long as I've got a foot, I'll fight it as long as I've got a fist, I've butt it as long as I've got a head, and I'll bite it as long as I've got a tooth. And when I'm old, fistless, footless, and toothless, I'll gum it till I go home to glory and it goes home to perdition.”
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tags: sin
“The Bible will always be full of things you cannot understand, as long as you will not live according to those you can understand.”
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“The only way to keep a broken vessel full is to keep it always under the tap.”
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“Give your face to God, and He will put his shine on it.”
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“Temptation is the devil looking through the keyhole. Yielding is opening the door and inviting him in.”
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“Being a kind, emperor, or president is mighty small potatoes compared to being a mother. Commanding an army is little more than sweeping a street compared with training a boy or girl. The mother of Moses did more for the world than all the kinds that Egypt ever had. Oh, you wait until you reach the mountains of eternity, then read the mothers' names in God's Hall of Fame.”
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“Whenever a day comes when I can stand and preach God's Word without an agony of anxiety lest the people will not accept Christ; whenever a day comes when I can see men and women coming down the aisles without joy in my heart, I'll quit preaching.”
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“Yank some of the groans out of your prayers and shove in some shouts.”
Billy Sunday
“O Devil, why do you hit us when we are down? Old boy, I know that you have no time for me, and I guess that you have about learned that I have no time for you. I will never apologize for anything I have ever done against you. If I have ever said anything that has does not hurt you, tell me about it, and I'll take it out of my sermon.”
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“They tell me that I rub the fur the wrong way. I don't; let the cat turn around.”
Billy Sunday
“Going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile.”
Billy Sunday
“There are two hundred and fifty-six names given in the Bible for the Lord Jesus Christ, and I suppose this was because He was infinitely beyond all that any one name could express”
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