Facts about Joseph Barber Lightfoot

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Joseph Barber Lightfoot was a famous Theologian from England, who lived between April 13, 1828 and December 21, 1889.

Our collection contains 30 quotes who is written / told by Joseph, under the main topic Inspirational.

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Famous quotes by Joseph Barber Lightfoot (30)


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"There is no persuasiveness more effectual than the transparency of a single heart, of a sincere life"
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"The tillage of the soil occupies the vast majority of those who work for their own bread"
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"The success and the failure are not my concern, but His"
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"The future is hidden by a dark impenetrable veil, and yet we struggle to pierce through it"
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"The Church in England is the Church of England"
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"So then, when I speak to you, I speak to myself. If I seem to warn or to rebuke you, it is not so much you, as myself, to whom the warning or the rebuke is addressed"
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"So then put away, relentlessly away, all thought of the results. You cannot control them"
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"Not only must the message be correctly delivered, but the messenger himself must be such as to recommend it to acceptance"
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"It is strange to reflect how much energy is thrown away in attempting to know the unknowable"
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"If you are apostles at all, you are apostles, not of men, nor by man. Your sufficiency is of God"
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"I will not be discouraged by failure; I will not be elated by success"
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"God is the last link of the chain, but He is the first also"
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"God helping me, I will help my brothers and sisters in Christ, because they are my brothers and sisters"
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"God gave you not a spirit of faithlessness, not a spirit of despair"
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"God did not give you the spirit of cowardice"
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"Eternal truth, eternal righteousness, eternal love; these only can triumph, for these only can endure"
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"But there is another danger besetting your path. I mean the error of regarding your own capacities instead of your work, of putting self-consciousness in place of God"
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"But on the other hand, while disclaiming any change in my opinions, I desire equally to disclaim the representations of those opinions which have been put forward in some quarters"
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"Absolve me, teach me, purify me, strengthen me: take me to Thyself, that I may be Thine and Thine only"
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"You will bear a commission from God, for you have received a call from God"
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"Yes, God is the end of your work, but He is the beginning also"
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"Yes, forget your weakness, whatever that weakness may be. It is egotism, it is selfishness after. all, for it is a dwelling on self. Forget your weakness; and remember your strength"
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"Words contract a significance which clings to them long after the condition of things to which they owe it has passed away"
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"We do not realise that we are children of eternity. If we did, then success would be no success, and failure would be no failure to us"
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"Try to help others. Consult their weaknesses, relieve their maladies; strive to raise them up, and by so doing you will most effectually raise yourself up also"
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"To make your people understand what righteousness is, this must be the basis of all your teaching"
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"This is God's work. Therefore it must be triumphant. There is no place for misgiving or despondency"
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"This fear of the Lord is indeed the beginning of wisdom. This consciousness of sin is the straight pathway to heaven"
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"There will be no misgiving, no shrinking back, no calculation of overpowering odds, no terror of possible consequences, if you frankly accept the gift which God offers you tomorrow"
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"Plant thy foot firmly in the prints which His foot has made before thee"


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