Top 50+ Jerry Bridges Quotes with Images

Top 50+ Jerry Bridges Quotes with Images

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Sanctification is the work of the Holy Spirit in us whereby our inner being is progressively changed, freeing us more and more from sinful traits and developing within us over time the virtues of Christlike character. » Jerry Bridges

Don’t believe everything you think. You cannot be trusted to tell yourself the truth. Stay in The Word. » Jerry Bridges

We must allow the Bible to say what is says, not what we think it ought to say.

Trust is not a passive state of mind. It is a vigorous act of the soul by which we choose to lay hold on the promises of God and cling to them despite the adversity that at times seeks to overwhelms us. » Jerry Bridges

As we search the Scriptures, we must allow them to search us, to sit in judgment upon our character and conduct. » Jerry Bridges

We all want Grace, but we cannot enjoy Grace when there is an attitude of comparing.

Preach the gospel to yourself every day. » Jerry Bridges

God’s plan and His ways of working out His plan are frequently beyond our ability to fathom and understand. We must learn to trust when we don’t understand. » Jerry Bridges

Faith enables us to obey when obedience is costly or seems unreasonable to the natural mind.

Worship from the heart in times of adversity implies an attitude of humble acceptance on our part of God’s right to do as He pleases in our lives. » Jerry Bridges

Our duty is found in the revealed will of God in the Scriptures. Our trust must be in the sovereign will of God as He works in the ordinary circumstances of our daily lives for our good and His glory. » Jerry Bridges

Bitterness arises in our hearts when we do not trust in the sovereign rule of God in our lives

God’s grace is not given to make us feel better, but to glorify Him… Good feelings may come, or they may not, but that is not the issue. The issue is whether or not we honor God by the way we respond to our circumstances. » Jerry Bridges

The great antidote to anxiety is to come to God in prayer. We are to pray about everything. Nothing is too big for Him to handle, and nothing is too small to escape His attention. » Jerry Bridges

God never allows pain without a purpose.

So often we try to develop Christian character and conduct without taking the time to develop God-centered devotion. We try to please God without taking the time to walk with Him and develop a relationship with Him. This is impossible to do. » Jerry Bridges

Contentment is one of the most distinguishing traits of the godly person, because a godly person has his heart focused on God rather than on possessions or position or power. » Jerry Bridges

The pursuit of holiness must be anchored in the grace of God; otherwise it is doomed to failure

The realization that my daily relationship with God is based on the infinite merit of Christ instead of on my own performance is a very freeing and joyous experience. But it is not meant to be a one-time experience; the truth needs to be reaffirmed daily. » Jerry Bridges

The gospel is not only the most important message in all of history; it is the only essential message in all of history. » Jerry Bridges

We obey God's Law, not to be loved but because we are loved in Christ.

Even our tears of repentance need to be washed in the blood of the Lamb. » Jerry Bridges

We ought to be as earnest and frequent in our prayers of thanksgiving when the cupboard is full as we would be in our prayers of supplication if the cupboards were bare. » Jerry Bridges

Worship is the specific act of ascribing to God the glory, majesty, honor, and worthiness which are His.

A son or daughter in any human family is either born to or adopted by the parents. By definition, a child can’t be both. But with God we’re both born of Him and adopted by Him. » Jerry Bridges

As we become soft and lazy in our bodies, we tend to become soft and lazy spiritually. » Jerry Bridges

Jesus did not die just to give us peace and a purpose in life; he died to save us from the wrath of God.

Because God is sovereign, He is able to answer. Because He is faithful to His promises, He will answer. » Jerry Bridges

All pain we experience is intended to move us closer to the goal of being holy as He is holy. » Jerry Bridges

Christ exhausted the cup of God’s wrath. For all who trust in Him there is nothing more in the cup. It is empty.

Every day that we’re not practicing godliness we’re being conformed to the world of ungodliness around us. » Jerry Bridges

But we need to pray daily for humility and honesty to see these sinful attitudes for that they really are, and then for grace and discipline to root them out of our minds and replace them with thoughts pleasing to God. » Jerry Bridges

“How then can we deal with our tendency toward worldliness? It is not by determining that we will not be worldly, but by committing ourselves to becoming more godly. » Jerry Bridges

Sometimes the end God has in mind is to exercise our faith, so He brings us into straitened circumstances so that we might look up to Him and see His deliverance. » Jerry Bridges

God in His love always wills what is best for us. In His wisdom He always knows what is best, and in His sovereignty He has the power to bring it about. » Jerry Bridges

Jesus did not die just to save us from the penalty of sin, nor even just to make us holy in our standing before God. He died to purify for Himself a people eager to obey Him, a people eager to be transformed into His likeness. » Jerry Bridges

We are to come to the Word in a spirit of humility and contrition because we recognize that we are sinful, that we are often blind to our sinfulness, and that we need the enlightening power of the Holy Spirit in our hearts. » Jerry Bridges

We become so accustomed to our sins we sometimes lapse into a state of peaceful coexistence with them, but God never ceases to hate them. » Jerry Bridges

Faith itself has no merit; in fact, by its nature it is self-emptying. It involves our complete renunciation of any confidence in our own righteousness and a relying entirely on the perfect righteousness and death of Christ. » Jerry Bridges

We need to cultivate in our own hearts the same hatred of sin God has. Hatred of sin as sin, not just as something disquieting or defeating to ourselves, but as displeasing to God, lies at the root of all true holiness. » Jerry Bridges

Sin is a spiritual and moral malignancy. Left unchecked, it can spread throughout our entire inner being and contaminate every area of our lives. Even worse, it often will “metastasize” from us into the lives of other believers around us. » Jerry Bridges

Anxiety is a sin also because it is a lack of acceptance of God’s providence in our lives. » Jerry Bridges

The Holy Spirit opens the inner recesses of our hearts and enables us to see the moral cesspools hidden there. » Jerry Bridges

But God has not called us to be like those around us. He has called us to be like Himself. Holiness is nothing less than conformity to the character of God. » Jerry Bridges

To remember no more is God’s way of expressing absolute forgiveness. » Jerry Bridges

A willingness to share our possessions with one another is a very important aspect of true biblical community. » Jerry Bridges

We are to humble ourselves under God’s mighty hand, approaching every relationship and every circumstance in reference to Him. » Jerry Bridges

Holiness requires continual effort on our part and continual nourishing and strengthening by the Spirit. » Jerry Bridges

No one can act outside of God’s sovereign will or against it. Centuries ago, Augustine said, “Nothing, therefore, happens unless the Omnipotent wills it to happen: he either permits it to happen, or he brings it about himself. » Jerry Bridges