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Missionaries Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Missionaries.

A difference of opinion is what makes horse racing and missionaries.
- Will Rogers

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It is true that the Chinese are not so religious as the Hindus,
or even as the Japanese; and they are certainly not
so religious as the Christian missionaries desire them to be.
- Hu Shih

Some missionaries are giants in the Spirit and pygmies in skills in the Spirit.
Work hard to develop a balance.
Your leaders, and you, should teach the skills to each other.
- Richard G. Scott

Actually, my cd was released in 1985,
in return for two German missionaries and a Dutch urologist.
- Emo Philips

 

If a politician found he had cannibals among his constituents,
he would promise them missionaries for dinner.
- H. L. Mencken

People have the idea of missionaries as going out with
the Bible and hitting natives with it.
It's not really what they were doing.
They were all doing something rather different.
- Colin Firth

We send missionaries to China so the Chinese can get to heaven,
but we won't let them into our country.
- Pearl S. Buck

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When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land.
They said "Let us pray." We closed our eyes.
When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land.
- Desmond Tutu

I was born and raised in China, and my parents were missionaries.
- Jayne Meadows

The missionaries go forth to Christianize the savages -
as if the savages weren't dangerous enough already.
- Edward Abbey

My parents were missionaries - I was born in the States but I grew up in Brazil.
- Arto Lindsay

I counseled many returning missionaries.
I interviewed 1,700 missionaries all over the world.
My advice to them is that you should study and prepare
for your life's work in a field that you enjoy.
- Thomas S. Monson

The key to successful missionary work is a close relationship
between the missionaries and the members.
Creating an environment in working with members that
will bring more into the Church.
- Richard G. Scott

The Anti-Slavery public have generously responded to our appeal,
and sent the means to enable us to fit them out well,
to pay their passages, supply them with many useful
articles and give the Missionaries money to sustain themselves for a while.
- Lewis Tappan

The Christian missionary may preach the gospel
to the poor naked heathen,
but the spiritual heathen who populate Europe
have as yet heard nothing of Christianity.
- Carl Jung

A worker in the rural reconstruction must have:
The body of an athlete
The attitude of a teacher
The mind of a scientist
The heart of a missionary
The spirit of a crusader.
- Jimmy Yen

He was an innovator, an experimenter,
a missionary in bringing the gospel of good cooking to the home table.
- Craig Claiborne

I've always been pretty old-fashioned.
I'm kind of a missionary guy.
- Charlie Sheen

I really connect with those moments of doing missionary
work down there and just seeing the people that are
dying from disease and hunger and malnutrition.
- Deborah Cox

I am surprised that I cannot recall whether my desire
to become a minister transformed itself into a wish
to lead the more militant life of missionary,
by a slow process or suddenly.
- Pierre Loti

I was sent to a nice Church of England girls' school and at that time,
after university, a woman was expected to become a teacher,
a nurse or a missionary - prior to marriage.
- Kate Adie

Conquest is the missionary of valor,
and the hard impact of military virtues beats meanness out of the world.
- Walter Bagehot

Missionary zeal does not grow out of intellectual beliefs,
nor out of theological arguments, but out of love.
If I do not love a person I am not moved to help him
by proofs that he is in need;
if I do love him,
I wait for no proof of a special need to urge me to help him.
- Roland Allen

I don't flatter myself with much dependence upon the
present disposition of the Eastern Indians,
who are many ways liable to be drawn into a rupture
with us by the artifices of the French,
their own weakness and the influence which the French
Missionary Priests have over them.
- William Shirley

We have been filled with grief as we have witnessed
the decline of the North American Church that was once
filled with missionary zeal and yet now seems determined
to bury itself in a deadly embrace with the spirit of the age.
- Peter Akinola

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need
but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
- 1 John 3:17

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted,
every hill and mountain shall be made low,
the rough places will be made straight
and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed
and all flesh shall see it together.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The miracle is not that we do this work,
but that we are happy to do it.
- Mother Teresa

Let us touch the dying, the poor,
the lonely and the unwanted
according to the graces we have received
and let us not be ashamed
or slow to do the humble work.
- Mother Teresa

Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection,
not in books alone, but in every leaf in spring-time.
- Martin Luther

Forgive Your Brother from Your Heart.
- Matthew 18:21-22

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world,
and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.
- St Francis of Assisi

Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week.
- Joseph Addison

To be a Christian without prayer
is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We are all pencils in the hand of God.
- Mother Teresa

Joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
- Mother Teresa

The great gift of Easter is hope -
Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God,
in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love,
which nothing can shake.
- Basil C. Hume

We must be ready to learn from one another,
not claiming that we alone possess all truth
and that somehow we have a corner on God.
- Archbishop Desmond Tutu

It is my desire, in the office of a Christian minister,
to do nothing which I cannot do with my whole heart.
Having said this, I have said all.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Christian voters should start looking
at global warming and extreme poverty
as religious issues that speak to the culture of life.
- Al Franken

The will of God will never take you
to where the grace of God will not protect you.
- Anonymous

When all is said and done,
the one sole condition that makes
spiritual happiness and preserves it
is the absence of doubt.
- Mark Twain

For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he.
- Proverbs 23:7

No man ever prayed heartily without learning something.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you believe in forever,
then life is just a one night stand.
- The Righteous Brothers

You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

Love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth

Lord, make me an instrument of thy peace.
Where there is hatred, let me sow love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Ask and it will be given to you;
seek and you will find;
knock and the door will be opened to you.
- Matthew 7:7

O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek
to be consoled as to console;
to be understood as to understand;
to be loved as to love.
For it is in giving that we receive;
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned;
and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.
- St. Francis of Assisi

The Spirit is described in the Holy Scriptures
as much more anarchic than any established religion credits.
- Bono

Our creator is the same and never changes
despite the names given Him by people here
and in all parts of the world.
Even if we gave Him no name at all,
He would still be there, within us,
waiting to give us good on this earth.
- George Washington Carver

Guide our feet into the way of peace.
- Luke 1:79

It is my own firm belief that the strength of the soul
grows in proportion as you subdue the flesh.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Now abide faith, hope, love, these three;
but the greatest of these is love.
- Corinthians 13:13

My concern is not whether God is on our side;
my greatest concern is to be on God's side,
for God is always right.
- Abraham Lincoln

Lord, make me an instrument of your peace,
Where there is hatred, let me sow love;
where there is injury, pardon;
...
For it is in giving that we receive;
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned.
- attributed to St. Francis of Assisi

Faith is a living and unshakable confidence,
a belief in the grace of God so assured that
a man would die a thousand deaths for its sake.
- Martin Luther

Jesus preached more and taught more
about helping the poor and the sick and the hungry
than he did about heaven and hell.
Shouldn't that tell us something?
- John Grisham

Many people mistake our work for our vocation.
Our vocation is the love of Jesus.
- Mother Teresa

Bold Light of Spirit:
Out of the darkness and into the light,
Open our eyes and behold such a sight.
Brilliance of day takes the place of the night,
Boldness and courage are swords of His Might.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I, the LORD your God, am a jealous God,
visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children
to the third and fourth generations.
- Exodus 20:5

Prayer is simply a two-way conversation between you and God.
- Billy Graham

We should live our lives as though
Christ were coming this afternoon.
- Jimmy Carter

I do not pray for success,
I ask for faithfulness.
- Mother Teresa


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