The Quotable Jerry Bridges

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Jerry Bridges is one great Bible teacher to learn to. Whether it is on print or audio, you be encourage with his biblical insights.

Here are some selected quotes from two of his bestselling books.

“Self control is the believer’s wall of defense against sinful desire that wage war against his soul.”—Jerry Bridges, “The Practice of Godliness”

“Godly character flows out of devotion to God and practically confirms the reality of that devotion.” —Jerry Bridges, “The Practice of Godliness”

“As the source of power for godliness is Christ, so the means of experiencing that power is through our relationship with him.” —Jerry Bridges, “The Practice of Godliness”

“Growth in godly character is not only progressive–and always unfinished, it is absolutely necessary for spiritual survival.” —Jerry Bridges, “The Practice of Godliness”

“It is the day in and day out faithfulness to the means which God has appointed and which the Holy Spirit uses that will enable us to grow in godliness.” —Jerry Bridges, “The Practice of Godliness”

“A prominent part of our practice of godliness, therefore, will be our time in the word of God.” —Jerry Bridges, “The Practice of Godliness”

“Today we do not have that particular privilege, but we can enjoy the same effect as God speaks to us during our times of personal Bible reading.” —Jerry Bridges, “The Practice of Godliness”

“Pleasing God requires knowing his will–how he wants us to live, what he wants us to do.” —Jerry Bridges, “The Practice of Godliness”

“Only those who walk in holiness experience true joy.” —Jerry Bridges, The Pursuit of Holiness

“The cure for the sin of envy and jealously is to find contentment in God.” —Jerry Bridges, The Pursuit of Holiness

“Bitterness arises in our hearts when we do not the sovereign rule of God in our lives.” —Jerry Bridges, The Pursuit of Holiness

“Obedience is the pathway to holiness.” —Jerry Bridges, The Pursuit of Holiness

‘Discipline towards holiness begins with the Word of God.” —Jerry Bridges, The Pursuit of Holiness

“Holiness is not a series of do’s and don’ts but conformity to the character of God and obedience to the will of God.” —Jerry Bridges, The Pursuit of Holiness

“To live by the Spirit is to live both in obedience to and dependence on the Holy Spirit.” —Jerry Bridges, The Pursuit of Holiness

“The only safe evidence that we are in Christ is our holy life.” —Jerry Bridges, The Pursuit of Holiness

“True salvation brings with it a desire to be made holy.” —Jerry Bridges, The Pursuit of Holiness

“Holiness is nothing less than conformity to the character of God.”—Jerry Bridges, The Pursuit of Holiness

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