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Best Peter Marshall Quotes 2021

1. “When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure.”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quote: “Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.”

2. “Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned.”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quote: “A different world cannot be built by indifferent people.”

3. “A different world cannot be built by indifferent people.”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quote: “May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right.”

4. “May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right.”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quote: “In the name of Jesus Christ, who was never in a hurry, we pray, O God, that You will slow us down, for we know that we live too fast. With all of eternity before us, make us take time to live – time to get acquainted with You, time to enjoy Your blessings, and time to know each other.”

5. “In the name of Jesus Christ, who was never in a hurry, we pray, O God, that You will slow us down, for we know that we live too fast. With all of eternity before us, make us take time to live – time to get acquainted with You, time to enjoy Your blessings, and time to know each other.”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quote: “Lord, where we are wrong, make us willing to change; where we are right, make us easy to live with.”

6. “Lord, where we are wrong, make us willing to change; where we are right, make us easy to live with.”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quote: “The choice before us is plain: Christ or chaos, conviction or compromise, discipline or disintegration.”

7. “The choice before us is plain: Christ or chaos, conviction or compromise, discipline or disintegration.”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quote: “Unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything.”

8. “Unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything.”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quote: “The use of the right word, the exact word, is the difference between a pencil with a sharp point and a thick crayon.”

9. “The use of the right word, the exact word, is the difference between a pencil with a sharp point and a thick crayon.”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quote: “It is better to fail in a cause that will ultimately succeed than to succeed in a cause that will ultimately fail.”

10. “It is better to fail in a cause that will ultimately succeed than to succeed in a cause that will ultimately fail.”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quote: “Let us not fool ourselves – without Christianity, without Christian education, without the principles of Christ inculcated into young life, we are simply rearing pagans.”

11. “Let us not fool ourselves – without Christianity, without Christian education, without the principles of Christ inculcated into young life, we are simply rearing pagans.”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quote: “Anarchism as a political philosophy seeks to dissolve all forms of authority and power, and if possible, wishes their complete abolition.”

12. “Anarchism as a political philosophy seeks to dissolve all forms of authority and power, and if possible, wishes their complete abolition.”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quote: “Teach us, O Lord, the disciplines of patience, for to wait is often harder than to work.”

13. “Teach us, O Lord, the disciplines of patience, for to wait is often harder than to work.”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quote: “God will not permit any troubles to come upon us, unless He has a specific plan by which great blessing can come out of the difficulty.”

14. “God will not permit any troubles to come upon us, unless He has a specific plan by which great blessing can come out of the difficulty.”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quote: “Enthusiasm is not contrary to reason; it is reason – on fire.”

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15. “Enthusiasm is not contrary to reason; it is reason – on fire.”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quote: “Most of us know perfectly well what we ought to do; our trouble is that we do not want to do it.”

16. “Most of us know perfectly well what we ought to do; our trouble is that we do not want to do it.”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quote: “Give according to your income lest God make your income according to your giving.”

17. “Give according to your income lest God make your income according to your giving.”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quote: “God hasn’t given up on you. He can still do great things for you, in you, and through you. God is ready and waiting and able. What about you, and me?”

18. “God hasn’t given up on you. He can still do great things for you, in you, and through you. God is ready and waiting and able. What about you, and me?”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quote: “The proof of how real Jesus knew hell to be is that He came to earth to save us from it.”

19. “The proof of how real Jesus knew hell to be is that He came to earth to save us from it.”

— Peter Marshall

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Peter Marshall Quote: “If God does not enter your kitchen, there is something wrong with your kitchen. If you can’t take God into your recreation, there is something wrong with your play. We all believe in the God of the heroic. What we need most these days is the God of the humdrum, the commonplace, the everyday.”

20. “If God does not enter your kitchen, there is something wrong with your kitchen. If you can’t take God into your recreation, there is something wrong with your play. We all believe in the God of the heroic. What we need most these days is the God of the humdrum, the commonplace, the everyday.”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quote: “The resurrection never becomes a fact of experience until the risen Lord lives in the heart of the believer.”

21. “The resurrection never becomes a fact of experience until the risen Lord lives in the heart of the believer.”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quote: “The aim is not therefore to liberate some ‘essential self’ by throwing off the burden of government and the State, but to develop the self in creative and voluntary relations with others.”

22. “The aim is not therefore to liberate some ‘essential self’ by throwing off the burden of government and the State, but to develop the self in creative and voluntary relations with others.”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quote: “If you hug to yourself any resentment against anybody else, you destroy the bridge by which God would come to you.”

23. “If you hug to yourself any resentment against anybody else, you destroy the bridge by which God would come to you.”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quote: “Christianity is a power religion. Christ has the power to re-create men from the inside out, as every man who has ever met Him knows.”

24. “Christianity is a power religion. Christ has the power to re-create men from the inside out, as every man who has ever met Him knows.”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quote: “Just as man seeks justice in equality, society seeks order in anarchy.’3.”

25. “Just as man seeks justice in equality, society seeks order in anarchy.’3.”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quote: “Every State is a despotism, be the despot one or many. MAX STIRNER.”

26. “Every State is a despotism, be the despot one or many. MAX STIRNER.”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quote: “The modern challenge to motherhood is the eternal challenge – that of being a godly woman. The very phrase sounds strange in our ears. We never hear it now. We hear about every other type of women: beautiful women, smart women, sophisticated women, career women, talented women, divorced women. But so seldom to we hear of a godly woman – or of a godly man either, for that matter. I believe women come nearer to fulfilling their God-given function in the home than anywhere else.”

27. “The modern challenge to motherhood is the eternal challenge – that of being a godly woman. The very phrase sounds strange in our ears. We never hear it now. We hear about every other type of women: beautiful women, smart women, sophisticated women, career women, talented women, divorced women. But so seldom to we hear of a godly woman – or of a godly man either, for that matter. I believe women come nearer to fulfilling their God-given function in the home than anywhere else.”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quote: “Fear of the people is the sickness of all those who belong to authority; the people, for those in power, are the enemy.’33.”

28. “Fear of the people is the sickness of all those who belong to authority; the people, for those in power, are the enemy.’33.”

— Peter Marshall

Peter Marshall Quotes

May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right. Peter Marshall

When we long for life without difficulties, remind us that oaks grow strong in contrary winds and diamonds are made under pressure. Peter Marshall

The measure of life is not its duration, but its donation. Peter Marshall

God will not permit any troubles to come upon us, unless He has a specific plan by which great blessing can come out of the difficulty. Peter Marshall

A different world cannot be built by indifferent people. Peter Marshall

Teach us, O Lord, the disciplines of patience, for to wait is often harder than to work. Peter Marshall

Church members in too many cases are like deep sea divers, encased in the suits designed for many fathoms deep, marching bravely to pull out plugs in bathtubs. Peter Marshall

Out of profound gratitude for my adopted country, I can only say that I would like in this land to live and die, and while I live to help other people as much as possible, believing that only in service to other people can I possibly express my gratitude for all that America has done for me. Peter Marshall

Human nature must be changed if we are ever to have an end to war or to correct the wrong situations that make our lives uneasy and our hearts sore. Now Christianity, the power of Jesus Christ, the Holy Spirit of God, is the only force that can change people for good. Peter Marshall

I am growing more and more aware that all too often we preachers aim at nothing and hit it. Peter Marshall

We ministers have undoubtedly failed to connect and apply Christianity to the practical everyday problems of the average man. In this, we have failed to follow in Christ’s footsteps. For the religion which He taught and revealed in His own life and ministry was an intensely practical and down-to-earth affair. Peter Marshall

God hasn’t given up on you. He can still do great things for you, in you, and through you. God is ready and waiting and able. Peter Marshall

I know that no business contract, no order or commercial consideration can ever be worth the happiness of one’s home or the peace of one’s mind. Peter Marshall

If you don’t stand for something you will fall for anything. Peter Marshall

Small deeds done are better than great deeds planned. Peter Marshall

Give to us clear vision that we may know where to stand and what to stand for – because unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything. Peter Marshall

It is better to fail in a cause that will ultimately succeed than to succeed in a cause that will ultimately fail. Peter Marshall

Lord, where we are wrong, make us willing to change; where we are right, make us easy to live with. Peter Marshall

A man walks on through life – with the external call ringing in his ears but with no response stirring in his heart, and then suddenly, without any warning, the Spirit taps him on the shoulder. What happens? He turns ’round. The word ‘repentance’ means ‘turning ’round.’ He repents and believes and is saved. Peter Marshall

Most of us know perfectly well what we ought to do; our trouble is that we do not want to do it. Peter Marshall

If you hug to yourself any resentment against anybody else, you destroy the bridge by which God would come to you. Peter Marshall

This is a day of little faith – of few convictions – a day when men seem to have no great causes and no great passions. So in frustration, in disappointment, they are inclined to say, ‘You can’t change human nature.’ It is true that we cannot change human nature. But God can. Peter Marshall

I could never describe it to anyone how I knew, but there was no mistaking it. One moment, I was walking along undecided – and the next moment, I knew that it was God’s will for me to go to America. I don’t think I could describe it any more accurately. Peter Marshall

The true minister is in his pulpit not because he has chosen that profession as an easy means of livelihood, but because he could not help it, because he has obeyed an imperious summons that will not be denied. Peter Marshall

Sometimes this going out in obedience to God’s command is more dramatic than at other times… sometimes more spectacular… sometimes more brave… but always it is a venture into the unknown. Peter Marshall

 

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