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Missions Quotes

Go ye into all the world and preach the Gospel ... (Mark 16:15)

Go ye into all the world and preach the Gospel ... (Mark 16:15)

“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.” – Jim Elliot

“Today Christians spend more money on dog food than missions.” – Leonard Ravenhill

“It will not do to say that you have no special call to go to China. With these facts before you and with the command of the Lord Jesus to go and preach the gospel to every creature, you need rather to ascertain whether you have a special call to stay at home.” – J. Hudson Taylor

“We talk of the second coming, half the world has never heard of the first.” – Oswald J. Smith

“And thus I aspire to preach the gospel, not where Christ was already named so that I would not build on another man’s foundation.” – Apostle Paul

“Missions is not the ultimate goal of the church. Worship is. Missions exists because worship doesn’t.” – John Piper

“Some wish to live within the sound of a chapel bell, I want to run a rescue shop within a yard of Hell.” – C.T. Studd

“No one has the right to hear the gospel twice, while there remains someone who has not heard it once.” – Oswald J. Smith

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

“Someone asked ‘Will the heathen who have never heard the Gospel be saved?’ It is more a question with me whether we — who have the Gospel and fail to give it to those who have not — can be saved.” – Charles Spurgeon

“We can reach our world, if we will. The greatest lack today is not people or funds. The greatest need is prayer.” – Wesley Duewel, head of OMS International

“‘Not called!’ did you say? ‘Not heard the call,’ I think you should say. Put your ear down to the Bible, and hear Him bid you go and pull sinners out of the fire of sin.” – William Booth, founder of the Salvation Army

“The word ‘gospel’ means ‘good news’.” John Willis Zumwalt writes, “The essense of news is that it is new. They have never heard it before. Our neighbors have heard it over and over again.”

“I have but one candle of a life to burn, and I would rather burn it out in a land filled with darkness than in a land flooded with light” – John Keith Falconer

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