Thoughts to Ponder - Author Unknown

     Words can't break bones, but they can break hearts.

 Those who walk with God won't run from people's needs. 

Sorrow looks back, worry looks around, but faith looks up. 
We're richer when we give, and poorer when we keep. Because of the cross of Christ, we can become friends of Christ. Amid the darkness of sin, the light of God's grace shines in.  Enthusiasm for Christ is contagious -- has anyone caught it from you? Be as patient with others as God has been with you. It is better by far to die for something, than to live for nothing. The God who sends you free will also sustain you.

It's always darkest before the dawn.

To change your outlook, remember God's looking out for you.

Confession of sin is not an admission of weakness, but a sign of strength.

The harder you work at what you should be, the less you'll try to hide what you are.

Reading the Bible without meditating on it is like eating without chewing.

Work well done for Christ will receive a "well done" from Christ.

Don't complain over what the world is coming to -- proclaim the One who is coming to the world.

Spiritual victory comes only to those who are prepared for battle.

Apply yourself to the scriptures, and the scriptures to yourself.

The Bible is not meant merely to inform, but to transform.

Grace is everything, for nothing, to those who don't deserve anything.

Courage is not the absence of fear, but the mastery of fear.

If you keep in step with God, you'll be out of step with the world.

Salvation is so simple we can overlook it, so profound we can never comprehend it.

To avoid lying, do nothing that needs to be covered-up.

Give your all to Christ, who gave His all for you.

There is always enough time to do God's will.

Love always seeks to help, never to hurt.

Never try to carry tomorrow's burdens with today's grace.

Nails could not have kept Jesus on the cross, had love not held Him there.