69 Great Dwight Moody Quotes on Living in Righteousness

69 Great Dwight Moody Quotes on Living in Righteousness

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Dwight Moody was a prominent American evangelist in the nineteenth century. He was born in 1837 and died at the age of 62 in 1899. He also published some books to teach people about the Word of God.

His father died when he was still young and was raised by his mother as one of nine children. He founded two schools for boys and girls in 1879 and 1881 among other great things he did.

Here are 69 of Dwight L. Moody’s quotes about life as a believer:

  1. “Walk circumspectly, because you don’t know who will be influenced by your words and actions.” ~ Dwight Moody
  2. “Many are using religion as a cloak for sin, but the time is coming when God will stop you.” ~ Dwight Moody
  3. “When you are a child of God, you will love the things that God loves. What you once hated you will love, and what you once loved, you will hate.” ~ Dwight Moody
  4. “How easy, when the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts, it is to speak kindly of those who hate us and speak contemptuously of us.” ~ Dwight Moody
  5. “Many a man that shines and glitters now on the platform will soon be forgotten, but the man or woman who does anything for Christ will never be forgotten.” ~ Dwight Moody
  6. “There is no limit to God’s power. That is the great mistake with men; they are always limiting God’s power by their own.” ~ Dwight Moody
  7. “Men may measure with their own rule; but bear in mind that God looks at the world and man with different eyes.” ~ Dwight Moody
  8. “The gospel is as free as the air that you breathe, and every man has an invitation to come and take of it.” ~ Dwight Moody
  9. “God wants us to be real men and women, and if we profess to be what we are not, God knows all about us. God hates a sham.” ~ Dwight L. Moody

  10. “Instead of all the time mourning about the weakness of our faith, let us get better acquainted with the Word of God, and our faith will grow.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  11. “The reason why so many of our prayers go unanswered is that we are not right ourselves.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  12. “I have noticed that when a man does begin to pick the Bible to pieces, it doesn’t take him long to tear it all to pieces.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  13. “If the world wants to call us fools, let them do it. It is only a little while; the crowning day is coming. Thank God for the privilege we have of confessing Christ.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  14. “There is no harder lesson to learn than the lesson of humility. It is not taught in the schools of men, only in the school of Christ. It is the rarest of all the gifts.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  15. “Every temptation you overcome makes you stronger to overcome others, while every temptation that defeats you makes you weaker.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  16. “Oh, friends, I am so tired of weak Christianity. Let us be out and out for Christ; let us give no uncertain sound.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  17. “Until conviction of sin brings us down on both knees, until we are completely humbled, until we have no hope in ourselves left, we cannot find the Savior.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  18. “When the ungodly see that Christian people do not repent, you cannot expect them to repent and turn away from their sins. I have repented ten thousand times more since I knew Christ than ever before.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  19. “If I wanted to find out whether a man was a Christian, I wouldn’t go to his minister. I would go and ask his wife.” ~ Dwight L. Moody

  20. “I tell you, we want more home piety just now. If a man doesn’t treat his wife right, I don’t want to hear him talk about Christianity.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  21. “A man that is able to rule himself is the man that God can trust. Only a man who can govern himself is fit to govern other men.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  22. “God charges us parents to bring our children home with us. He doesn’t want one left out, but wants everyone written in the book of life.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  23. “I am one of those who believe that there is a good deal of repentance to be done by the Church before much good will be accomplished in the world.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  24. “When the Church has joined hands with the State, it has invariably retrograded in spirituality and effectiveness; but the opposition of the State has only served to purify it of all dross.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  25. “I have great respect for a man who can stand up for what he believes is right against all the world. He who can stand alone is a hero.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  26. “I have had more trouble with D. L. Moody than with any other man who has crossed my path. If I can only keep him right, I don’t have any trouble with other people.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  27. “Every dart Satan can fire at us we can quench by faith, by faith we can overcome the Evil One. To fear is to have more faith in your antagonist than in Christ.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  28. “The reason why so many Christians fail all through life is just this — they under-estimate the strength of the enemy.” ~ Dwight L. Moody

  29. “If a man is not willing to go to heaven by the way of Calvary, he cannot go at all. Many men want a religion in which there is no cross, but they cannot enter heaven that way.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  30. “Sometimes God specially blesses a church when it is without a Pastor because they trust in His grace and not in any arm of the flesh.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  31. “There are many who go away from religious meetings without one drop of heaven’s dew, because they do not seek for it.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  32. “Now, if we want to walk with God, we must not try to bring Him around to our terms; we must go over to His terms.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  33. “If there is not a difference in your life since you have become a Christian, then I am afraid that you have not become a real one.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  34. “I have yet to find a man or woman earnestly reading his Bible daily who became a backslider.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  35. “A disciple in the world is all right, but the world in a disciple is all wrong.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  36. “The theme of the Old Testament is the Messiah, and until you realize that, you have not found the key to its treasures.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  37. “Prayer is important, but there is something else as important. When I pray, I am talking to God; when I read the Bible, God talks to me. We need both.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  38. “Anyone can go with the world, but it takes strong character to go against the current.” ~ Dwight L. Moody

  39. “The healthiest Christian is the man or woman who thinks of God, not of himself.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  40. “Very often one little act of kindness will live a good deal longer than a most magnificent sermon.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  41. “You can look for peace the world over, and you will never find it until you get to the cross.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  42. “Righteousness can never be at peace with unrighteousness.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  43. “You never get more than one day’s journey from Christ if you come to Him every morning. Shut the world out. Get closeted with God and you will learn His secrets. I like to get up at five o’clock in the morning and turn the key and be alone, and let God talk with me.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  44. “My friends, if we want the power of God, we must obey God’s Word, cost us what it may.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  45. “Very often when we are cast down, and in our lowest position in the sight of the world, God lifts us to the heights of glory.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  46. “Let not mothers think that their work of training children for God is a small one. In the sight of God it is a very great; many may rise up in eternity to call them blessed.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  47. “If a man is going to walk with God, he must walk in the old paths, for God has not changed one whit.” ~ Dwight L. Moody

  48. “The first way to higher service is the end of self. God’s way up is down. God never yet lifted up a man high that he did not cast down first.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  49. “The eyes of the world are upon us. They don’t read the Bible, but they read you and me, and we talk more by our walk than in any other way.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  50. “There isn’t anything that will cause the heart to burn with joy and gladness like the Word of the Living God.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  51. “The course of this world is away from God; therefore I must go against the current of this world, if I’m a child of God.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  52. “There will be no peace in any soul until it is willing to obey the voice of God.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  53. “I believe the great reason there is so much trouble in this world is because we are living in disobedience to God’s Word.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  54. “God never turns a deaf ear to the cry of a contrite heart.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  55. “Sinners have false idea of Christ. They think he is their enemy. But He is their best friend.” ~ Dwight L. Moody

  56. “There wasn’t a thing that the Son of God found on this earth that pleased Him as much as faith did.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  57. “If there is anything in your life which you know to be wrong, do not sleep until you have the thing settled with God.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  58. “No Christian has ever bought the friendship of this world without disloyalty to Christ.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  59. “Don’t think any man or woman is a hard case, and God can’t save him. Don’t let Satan make you believe that there is anyone beyond the reach of God. It is a lie from hell. He can save to the uttermost.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  60. “No greater blessing can come to a man this side of heaven than the blessing of having his sins forgiven.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  61. “We have to get rid of this idea that the world will be reached by the ministers alone. All those who have drunk of the cup of salvation must pass it around.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  62. “You ask me what my hope is. It is that Christ died for my sins, in my stead, in my place, and therefore I can enter into life eternal.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  63. “I believe, that though ministers preach like angels, if there is a low standard of Christian life in the home, little will be accomplished.” ~ Dwight L. Moody

  64. “We work from the cross, not to it. We work because we are saved, not in order to be saved, we work from salvation, not up to it. Salvation is the gift of God.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  65. “Many are satisfied to go into the stream of grace ankle deep, when God wants them to swim in it.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  66. “A good way to forget your trouble is to go and help someone else who is carrying a heavier burden than yourself.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  67. “There is no peace until we see the finished work of Jesus Christ – until we can look back and see the Cross of Christ between us and our sins.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  68. “Nothing speaks to us of the love of God like the cross of Christ.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  69. “If you think that you are going to have the approval of a godless world, and of cold Christians, when you launch out into the deep with your net, you are greatly mistaken.” ~ Dwight L. Moody

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