66 Total Quotes

George Whitefield Quotes

Various are the pleas and arguments which men of corrupt minds frequently urge against yielding obedience to the just and holy commands of God.
George Whitefield
#American Clergyman

The reason why the Son of God took upon him our nature, was, the fall of our first parents.
George Whitefield
#American Clergyman

It is very remarkable, that in the book of life, we find some almost of all kinds of occupations, who notwithstanding served God in their respective generations, and shone as so many lights in the world.
George Whitefield
#American Clergyman #Life

The righteousness of Jesus Christ is one of those great mysteries, which the angels desire to look into, and seems to be one of the first lessons that God taught men after the fall.
George Whitefield
#American Clergyman #Angels

The Judge is before the door: he that cometh will come, and will not tarry: his reward is with him.
George Whitefield
#American Clergyman

We are immortal until our work on earth is done
George Whitefield
#Earth

It is an undoubted truth that every doctrine that comes from God, leads to God; and that which doth not tend to promote holiness is not of God
George Whitefield
#Doctrine

Mere heathen morality, and not Jesus Christ, is preached in most of our churches.
George Whitefield
#American Clergyman

To preach more than half an hour, a man should be an angel himself or have angels for hearers
George Whitefield
#Angels

Take care of your life and the Lord will take care of your death.
George Whitefield
#American Clergyman #Death

Press forward. Do not stop, do not linger in your journey, but strive for the mark set before you.
George Whitefield
#American Clergyman #Journey

My brethren, if you were left to yourselves, you would be overcome by every temptation with which you are beset.
George Whitefield
#Temptation

Numberless marks does man bear in his soul, that he is fallen and estranged from God; but nothing gives a greater proof thereof, than that backwardness, which every one finds within himself, to the duty of praise and thanksgiving.
George Whitefield
#God

Do not waver, but give him that which he desires, your hearts; it is the heart the Lord Jesus Christ wanteth; and when you have an inward principle wrought in your hearts by this same Jesus, then you will feel the sweetness and pleasure of communion with God.
George Whitefield
#Heart

Although believers by nature, are far from God, and children of wrath, even as others, yet it is amazing to think how nigh they are brought to him again by the blood of Jesus Christ.
George Whitefield
#American Clergyman #Children

If your souls were not immortal, and you in danger of losing them, I would not thus speak unto you; but the love of your souls constrains me to speak: methinks this would constrain me to speak unto you forever.
George Whitefield
#American Clergyman #Danger

Nothing is more generally known than our duties which belong to Christianity; and yet, how amazing is it, nothing is less practiced?
George Whitefield
#American Clergyman #Christianity

But he is unworthy the name of a minister of the gospel of peace, who is unwilling, not only to have his name cast out as evil, but also to die for the truths of the Lord Jesus.
George Whitefield
#American Clergyman #Peace

This discourse, and the present frame of my mind, lead me rather to speak to those, who by feeling Satan's fiery darts, know assuredly that there is a devil.
George Whitefield
#American Clergyman #Mind

O my brethren, my heart is enlarge towards you. I trust I feel something of that hidden, but powerful presence of Christ, whilst I am preaching to you.
George Whitefield
#American Clergyman #Heart