Someone once asked Mr. Moody, "Can a man chew tobacco and go to Heaven?" The startling reply came, "Yes, but he would have to spit in hell!"
Proverbs 26:5 Answer a fool according to his folly, lest he be wise in his own conceit.
Realizing that he would soon be gone from this world, Mr Moody said to a friend, "Someday you will read in the papers that D. L. Moody of Northfield is dead. Don't you believe it.
"At that moment I shall be more alive than I am now. I shall have gone higher, that is all - out of this old clay tenement into a house that is immortal, a body that sin cannot touch, that sin cannot taint, a body fashioned into His glorious body. I was born in the flesh in 1837; I was born of the Spirit in 1856. That which is born of the flesh may die; that which is born of the Spirit will live forever."
2Corinthians 4:18 ...for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.
"The only way to keep a broken vessel full is to keep it always under
"Dr. Bonar once said that he could tell when a Christian was growing. In proportion to his growth in grace he would elevate his Master, talk less of what he himself was doing, and become smaller and smaller in his own esteem, until, like the morning star, he faded away before the rising sun."
John 3:30 He must increase, but I must decrease.
"Our great problem is trafficing in unlived truth. We try to communicate what we've never experienced in our own life."