Wisdom of the Ages – Julian of Norwich

Wisdom of the Ages

“He [Jesus] did not say, ‘You will never have a rough passage, you will never be over-strained, you will never feel uncomfortable,’ but he did say, ‘You will never be overcome”
– Julian of Norwich

Wisdom of the Ages – Jonathan Goforth

“In all things seek to know God’s Willand when known obey at any cost”

Wisdom of the Ages

“In all things seek to know God’s Will
and when known obey at any cost”
Jonathan Goforth

Wisdom of the Ages – Charles Wesley

But fashioned for himself, a bride;An equal, taken from his side

Wisdom of the Ages

“Not from his head was woman took,
As made her husband to o’erlook;
Not from his feet, as one designed
The footstool of the stronger kind;
But fashioned for himself, a bride;
An equal, taken from his side”
Charles Wesley

Wisdom of the Ages – Tertullian

He himself shows how weakness of the flesh is overcome by courage of the Spirit…

Wisdom of the Ages

“The Lord challenges us to suffer persecutions and to confess Him. He wants those who belong to him to be brave and fearless. He himself shows how weakness of the flesh is overcome by courage of the Spirit….A christian is fearless”
– Tertullian

Wisdom of the Ages – Hudson Taylor

Carrying the cross does mean following in Jesus’ footsteps. And in His footsteps are rejection, brokenheartedness, persecution and death…

Wisdom of the Ages

“Carrying the cross does mean following in Jesus’ footsteps. And in His footsteps are rejection, brokenheartedness, persecution and death. There are not two Christs – an easy going one for easy going Christians, and a suffering one for exceptional believers. There is only one Christ. Are we willing to follow His lead?”
– Hudson Taylor