Spiritual Growth Quotes

Spiritual Growth
There is no delusion so damaging to the spiritual growth of the seeker as the idea that infinity is something to be sought, and somehow to be gained… Infinity is a concept of finite mind, to get at something which it is not, and finiteness is a necessity for realization of infinity … Fear is infinite, just as love is finite. Hate is infinite, as is a lie or a surrender of a soul to the immoral or the base, but divinity is finite, definite, that is. Finite means limited, infinite indicates a lack of delimitation…. – Marc Edmund Jones

The fatal metaphor of progress, which means leaving things behind us, has utterly obscured the real idea of growth, which means leaving things inside us. – G.K. Chesterton

We are not born all at once, but by bits. The body first, and the spirit later… Our mothers are racked with the pains of our physical birth; we ourselves suffer the longer pains of our spiritual growth. – Mary Antin

It is not the number of books you read, nor the variety of sermons you hear, nor the amount of religious conversation in which you mix, but it is the frequency and earnestness with which you meditate on these things until the truth in them becomes your own and part of your being, that ensures your growth. – Frederick William Robertson

Growth begins when we start to accept our own weakness. – Jean Vanier

The growth of the spirit is a volcano that cannot be capped. Try to plug it at your peril. – John McEnulty

All growth that is not towards God
Is growing to decay. – George Macdonald, Within and Without

Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth. – Susan Taylor, journalist

There are no shortcuts to holiness. There is no easy way to conquer the flesh. Christian character is a matter of growth, not of secrets or formulas. Growth takes time. It also takes the discipline of prayer, of study, of heart searching, of sensitivity to the Holy Ghost’s pleading, and of consistent obedience. It must always begin with a renewed thankfulness for the never-ending grace of God, and a sense of being set free repeatedly to a life of holiness. – John White

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7 Responses to Spiritual Growth Quotes

  1. Markz Laegnin Cercado says:

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    To be able to grow, one must empty his cup.
    One cannot grow when he thinks he had enough.

  2. solomonojigir[ says:

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    You will groan in other areas of life if you are not growing spiritually

  3. solomon ojigiri says:

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    It is your knowledge that makes people to acknowledge you

  4. solomon ojigiri says:

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    If you are not saved , you are not safe

  5. solomon ojigiri says:

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    The words of your mouth determines the wonders of your life

  6. solomon ojigiri says:

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    Ignorance is the reason why many are ignored

  7. solomon ojigiri says:

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    It is either you are growing or groaning

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