Edward T Welch Quotes

Edward T Welch Quotes.

We spend too much time wondering what others may have thought about our outfit or the comment we made in the small group meeting. We see opportunities to testify about Christ, but we avoid them. We are more concerned about looking stupid (a fear of people) than we are about acting sinfully (fear of the Lord).
Edward T Welch
God is God, He is not tame and domesticated like we sometimes (try to) make Him.
Edward T Welch
Fear in the biblical sense… includes being afraid of someone, but it extends to holding someone in awe, being controlled or mastered by people, worshipping other people, putting your trust in people, or needing people.
Edward T Welch
The rule of thumb is that if someone is able to be verbally or physically abusive, he or she is able to understand that the behavior is wrong.
Edward T Welch
Sanctification is like a clumsy, slow walk rather than a light switch that we turn from off to on.
Edward T Welch
If our failure to consistently worship the true God is the key feature of sin, we are sinners all.
Edward T Welch
If we think we are usually good, then God is usually irrelevant… Such thinking ignores the depths of sin in my own heart, and, in essence, it elevates me so that I am just a mildly flawed imitation of God rather than someone completely dependent on Him.
Edward T Welch
When you are in the grips of low self-esteem, it’s painful, and it certainly doesn’t feel like pride. But I believe that this is the dark, quieter side of pride — thwarted pride.
Edward T Welch
We are more concerned about looking stupid (fear of people) than we are about acting sinfully (fear of the Lord).
Edward T Welch