Sunday, February 2, 2014

CROSS Conference 2013 Quotes

Here are some of the powerful quotes I collected from CROSS.

"If God uses you, it will be in spite of [your physical appearance, giftedness], not because of it." Matt Chandler

"If we see Jesus properly, that will have radical implications for our lives. But that's not radical. That's normal Christianity." Richard Chin

“The ultimate issue is not whether you stay or go, but whether you OBEY.” David Platt

"The way to fullness of joy is to understand that to die is gain." Matt Chandler

"Never forgot the power of the Gospel! Never underestimate it! Eat the Gospel! Breath it! Live it out!" Mack Stiles

"If you don't care for the poor, you have a defective heart. But if you don't care for the lost, you have a defective view of hell." John Piper

“Suffering can be a blessing if it can somehow heighten our reality of God. Michael Oh

“There are a thousand needs in the world, and NONE of them compares to the global need for the gospel.”  John Piper

“The wrath of God will cost someone their life. It will either cost an eternal life of an unreached or it will cost us our earthly life to go. Which will it be?” Thabiti Anyabwile

Going to the nations without the support of the local church is a little like baptizing yourself.” Mack Stiles 

 “In 10,000 years you will not regret anything you didn’t have or do in this life.” Matt Chandler

 “Until Christ is our treasure, any other motivation we have to suffer for him is a fool’s errand.” Matt Chandler

 “Our God is worthy of the worship of 6,000 more people groups.” David Platt 

“Do not underestimate what God can do when the church is sending and workers are going to people who need the gospel.” David Platt 
“God doesn’t waste anything for those who are yielded to him.” John Piper

“It is our confidence in the sovereign grace of God that gives us any hope of success in missions.” Kevin DeYoung 

“If you will go to the nations and last, you must rest in the promise that the word of God will do the work of God.” Kevin DeYoung

“To take up your cross is to consider it better to die than to live for something other than Jesus.” Richard Chin 

“Don’t take the gospel for granted in certain areas of your life. It’s essential to everything.” Mack Stiles

“Comfort is the god of our generation, so suffering is seen as a problem to be solved, and not a providence from God.”  Matt Chandler 

“Tragically, we buy the lie that the gospel is only for the unconverted.” D.A. Carson



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