The rain and snow fall from the sky and do not return, but instead water the earth and make it produce and yield crops, and provide seed for the planter and food for those who must eat. In the same way, the promise that I make does not return to me, having accomplished nothing. No, it is realized as I desire and is fulfilled as I intend.” Isaiah 55:10-11
The requirements for eternal life are based not on what you can do but on what Jesus Christ has done. The Complete Bible Answerbook Kindle edition Location 425
Preaching is not the performance of an hour. It is the outflow of a life. Bounds, E. M.. Complete Works of E. M. Bounds on Prayer (with Active Table of Contents) [Annotated] (Kindle Locations 156-157). Niche Edition. Kindle Edition.
We glorify God when we are devoted to his service; our head studies for him, our tongue pleads for him, and our hands relieve his members. Watson, Thomas. The Essential Works Of Thomas Watson (Kindle Locations 282-283). GLH Publishing. Kindle Edition.