Kumpulan kutipan kristen dan lainnya yang menarik dari berbagai media, blogs dan buku-buku yang saya baca selama bulan Mei 2015 :
“Physical growth is a function of time, and intellectual growth is a function of learning. But spiritual growth is neither a function of time or learning, but rather a function of obedience.” John Bevere
“A 2011 Barna study survey found that almost 60% of Christians over the age of 15 “disconnect either permanently or for an extended period of time from church life.” – Relevant magazine, mendiskusikan kenapa ilmu sihir sekarang mulai menjadi trend di antara orang muda modern.
(Continued from above) “..the problem isn’t with a generation asking difficult questions. It’s with a church unprepared to give answers.
“I have always believed in God. I have grasped the logic of Christian Faith. What I have had a hard time seeing is God’s power.” – Malcolm Gladwell, pengarang buku-buku best seller Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, berbicara tentang bagaimana ia menemukan kembali imannya didalam Tuhan.
“Jesus desires to heal our wounds, but often we do not let Him heal them because it is not the easiest road to take.” – John Bevere
““I’ve found one of the best filters you can use to trust someone is when there’s nothing for them to gain from their advice.” – Bob Goff in his great book “LOVE DOES”, bisa dibeli via KOBO EBOOKS.
“Every storm is a school. Every trial is a teacher. Every experience is an education. Every difficulty is for your development.” – Rick Warren
“You know well enough…. that there are some acts of so-called freedom that destroy freedom” – Roman6:15-16 MSG
“I know God hasn’t given up on me, so I’m not giving up either.” – Davion Navar Henry, remaja usia 15 tahun yang terlahir di penjara dan tinggal di panti asuhan seumur hidupnya dan menawarkan dirinya untuk diadopsi di mimbar gereja ditengah kebaktian. Panti asuhannya menerima 10.000 permintaan untuk mengadopsinya. Baca ceritanya disini http://jerr.yt/1bRxDhc
“Put God first in your life, then you’ll have more time.” – Rick Warren
“There lies a sleeping giant. If it ever wakes up, it will be unstoppable.” – Napoleon, when he once pointed to China on the map.
““Jesus was always talking about a reverse economy. He talked about how if you want to receive, you give. If you want to lead, you follow. That the poor are rich and you only really live for certain things if you are willing to die to them.” – Bob Goff in his great book “LOVE DOES”, bisa dibeli via KOBO EBOOKS.
“one of the reasons enthusiasm is so low in many churches is that creativity is discouraged.” – Rick Warren.
““Words spoken by kind people have the ability to endure in our lives” – Bob Goff in his great book “LOVE DOES”, bisa dibeli via KOBO EBOOKS.
“the poor are most definitely not poor because the rich are rich” –Warren Buffett, berbicara tentang kehadiran orang kaya bukanlah penyebab orang miskin.
“Put God first in everything you do. Everything you think you see in me, everything I’ve accomplished, everything you think I have – and I have a few things. Everything that I have is by the grace of God. Understand that. It’s a gift.” – Aktor Denzel Washington dalam pidatonya kepada para pelajar di Dillard University.
“Pasarnya orang-orang yang potong kompas yang tidak mau kerja keras. Orang yang tidak mau belajar, yang membohongi diri sendiri. Dan jumlah kelompok masyarakat yang gila gelar itu banyak sekali,” – Ridwan Kamil, Walikota Bandung tentang maraknya ijazah palsu.