Missionary Quotes and Slogans 2

Written by | July, 2016
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“He is no fool who gives up what he cannot keep to gain that which he cannot lose.”
–Jim Elliot, missionary martyr who lost his life in the late 1950’s trying to reach the Auca Indians of Ecuador.

“In the vast plain to the north I have sometimes seen, in the morning sun, the smoke of a thousand villages where no missionary has ever been.” –Robert Moffat, who inspired David Livingstone

“If a commission by an earthly king is considered a honor, how can a commission by a Heavenly King be considered a sacrifice?” –David Livingstone

“Sympathy is no substitute for action.” –David Livingstone, missionary to Africa

C.T. Studd gave up a promising career and a lot of money as a cricketer to be a missionary. He served in China, India and Africa, dying in the former Belgian Congo. My favorite saying of his was, “Only one life, ‘twil soon be past, Only what’s done for Christ will last.”

“Some wish to live within the sound of a chapel bell; I wish to run a rescue mission within a yard of hell” –C.T. Studd, missionary who gave up financial gain and went.

“If Jesus Christ be God and died for me, then no sacrifice can be too great for me to make for Him.” C.T. Studd

“Christ wants not nibblers of the possible, but grabbers of the impossible.” –C.T. Studd

“If you found a cure for cancer, wouldn’t it be inconceivable to hide it from the rest of mankind? How much more inconceivable to keep silent the cure from the eternal wages of death.” –Dave Davidson

“No reserves. No retreats, No regrets.” William Borden

“If ten men are carrying a log –nine of them on the little end and one at the heavy end — and you want to help, which end will you lift on?” –William Borden, as he reflected on the numbers of Christian workers in the U.S as compared to those among unreached peoples in China.

“The reason some folks don’t believe in missions is that the brand of religion they have isn’t worth propagating.” –Unknown

“When James Calvert went out as a missionary to the cannibals of the Fiji Islands, the ship captain tried to turn him back, saying, “You will lose your life and the lives of those with you if you go among such savages.” To that, Calvert replied, “We died before we came here.”