"The difficulties we face originate from one of three sources. Some are sent to us by the Lord to test our faith, others are the result of Satan's attacks, and still others are due to our own sinful choices."
"Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies."Charles Stanley on Mother Teresa
"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase."Charles Stanley on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step."Charles Stanley on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart, will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired."Charles Stanley on Martin Luther
"Before the throne of the Almighty, man will be judged not by his acts but by his intentions. For God alone reads our hearts."Charles Stanley on Mahatma Gandhi
"We can be tired, weary and emotionally distraught, but after spending time alone with God, we find that He injects into our bodies energy, power and strength."
"The time you spend alone with God will transform your character and increase your devotion. Then your integrity and godly behavior in an unbelieving world will make others long to know the Lord."
"Too many Christians have a commitment of convenience. They'll stay faithful as long as it's safe and doesn't involve risk, rejection, or criticism. Instead of standing alone in the face of challenge or temptation, they check to see which way their friends are going."
"The best way in the world to deceive believers is to cloak a message in religious language and declare that it conveys some new insight from God."
"When God speaks, oftentimes His voice will call for an act of courage on our part."