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I collected these quotes from all over the world for many years and have added my own as well.
I want to share them with all who loves wisdom as I do. These quotes from the Master's table must be distributed free to all.

I read a very good story that is from the wisdom of our Lord Jesus and want to share the point of it with all here. "Unless you know the whole picture, how can you judge? If you read only one page of a book how can you judge the whole book? If you read only one word of a phrase how can we understand the entire phrase? The fact is that we only have a fragment of it all as we go through life. Life's mishaps and troubles are only a page out of a grand book so we must be slow about drawing conclusions. We must learn to reserve judgment on life's storms and about people until we know the whole story." Jesus stated… "Do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself." (Matthew 6:34)

I do love these sayings because I do believe that Wisdom is the Eye into the Mind of God.
Webmaster of the Master's Table ~ Timothy M. Youngblood


If we continue to teach according to the facts recorded in the Hebrew/Aramaic bible,
and if we do a responsibly good job of it then one day we will become as criminals ~
Timothy M. Youngblood

Consider this:
Those that Judge with self-righteous condemning judgment very well may find themselves stating this one day.
“I have become what I despise.” ~ Timothy M. Youngblood
Remember it is recorded that Jesus stated "Judge not, that you be not judged for with what judgment you judge, you will be judged; and with the measure you use, it will be measured back to you.”

We can work on keeping our body and mind clean however Jesus alone keeps believers spirit clean and make salvation sure. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

“There is beauty in truth, even if it's painful. Those who lie, twist life so that it looks tasty to the lazy, brilliant to the ignorant, and powerful to the weak.
But lies only strengthen our defects. They don't teach anything, help anything, fix anything or cure anything.
Nor do they develop one's character, one's mind, one's heart or one's soul.” ~José N. Harris


When one grasps the human condition one must ask why would God even bother?
Then you realize how great God’s Love, Mercy, and Grace really is! ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

When a person dies their world ceases to exist as well.

When all mankind faces the wrath of God many hearts will stop for fear and
When mankind faces God’s destruction, it assures a different meaning and a concept never contemplated.
Yes the demise of ALL realities is a concept that is beyond our understanding.

At that time all mankind’s Grand designs and plans will be exposed for what they are and
the reality of our coming Creator’s designs and plans will be revealed and become the new reality.
~ Timothy M. Youngblood

"A wise man learns something new every day; The fool thinks he already knows it all" ~ Author Unknown

"God formed us, sin deformed us, but Jesus the Messiah can transform us". ~ Author Unknown

Never Judge yourself through the eyes of others. ~ Author Unknown


The supreme greatness and wonder of God can not be found in a book but is only understood by the mind and heart. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

"Pray mightily that God will open your mind to receive His immutable truth which He has given;"
~The faith once delivered.~

An intelligent person will open your mind, a beautiful person will open your eyes and a loving kind person will open your heart. ~ Author Unknown

****Always remember...Cheaters can not be winners!****
Author Unknown

You also might want to check out our "Topical Summary of Proverbs"


"Have you not known? Have you not heard? The everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth, neither faints nor is weary. His understanding is unsearchable. He gives power to the weak, and to those who have no might He increases strength. Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall, But those who wait on the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint. ~ Isa 40:28-31

The Son of God became a man, to enable mankind to become sons of God. ~ C. F. Lewis

Jesus the Messiah is never fully valued, until sin is clearly seen." J. C. Ryle

I have seen the holiness of God first hand and it contrasted my flesh in such a way that I could only feel great sadness and awe. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

My concern is not whether God is on our side. My greatest concern is to be on God’s side for He is always right. ~ Abraham Lincoln

The greatest miracle of human life is that the creator God can put goodness, grace, mercy, compassion, wisdom, and love in us and will someday bring many into His kingdom to live forever as His children. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

Being defeated is often a temporary condition. Giving up is what makes it permanent. ~ Author Unknown

Religion of men teach Self-contempt to keep people in bondage, however Self-contempt is unhealthy and should be avoided. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

If I do good I feel good ... If I do bad I feel bad ~ Abraham Lincoln

Mercy is from the heart, not the mind so to forgive is to forget! This will allow us to make peace and peace is life to the soul.
Look for reasons to forgive and you will find them. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.-Abraham Lincoln.

At twenty years of age the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgement.-Benjamin Franklin.

All mankind is divided into three classes: those that are immovable, those that are movable, and those that move.-Benjamin Franklin.

The first to apologize is the bravest
The first to forgive is the strongest.
The first to forget is the happiest.
~ Author Unknown

Grief can take care of itself; but to get the full value of a joy you must have someone to divide it with.-Mark Twain.

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.-Mark Twain.

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.-Mark Twain.

Anyone who stops learning is old, whether twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing you can do is keep your mind young.-Mark Twain.

The mind of God is so full of wonder and remarkable depth that we can only understand it with our hearts. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

To get close to God one must seek and worship Him in spirit and truth. ~ Jesus the Messiah

Just ask - but only if you dare... life is too short and the stakes too real to go through motions without genuine goals. ~ William Henry Wilson

Don’t let the past steal your present. ~ Cherralea Morgen

"The first duty of a man is the seeking after and the investigation of truth." ~ Cicero (106 BC - 43 BC)

"We arrive at the truth, not by the reason only, but also by the heart." ~ Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.-Winston Churchill.

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.-Winston Churchill.

Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.-Winston Churchill.

You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life.-Winston Churchill.

Courage comes easy if the cause is righteous ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

To argue with a person who has renounced the use of reason is like administering medicine to the dead. ~ Thomas Paine

If there were a ladder that we had to climb called the ladder of righteousness which rung would you be on? The fact is that I would not be able to even get on the ladder but if you looked closely at me as I stood off to the side you would see that I was standing in a pool of Lambs blood. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

The person who thinks they have no sin have sinned by self-deception. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

"Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance. ~ W. Clement Stone

"Truth can be found in the details but we must be honest with the facts."~ Timothy M. Youngblood

"When uneducated people can't refute the facts presented...They attack the messenger!" Bill O'Reilly

"Truth often suffers more by the heat of its defenders, than from the arguments of its opposers. ~ William Penn (1644 - 1718)


"All truth passes through three stages: First, it is ridiculed; Second, it is violently opposed; and Third, it is accepted as self-evident." ~ Arthur Schopenhauer (1788-1860)

Truth and honesty is the best vindication against slander. ~ Author Unknown

People will agree with logic and truth till it adversely affects what they believe or what they want to do! ~ Mary Sue Youngblood

"Better the hard truth, than a comforting fable." ~ Carl Sagan

It is better to build up a child than it is to repair an adult!! ~ Author unknown

When I was in heavy combat in Vietnam I would fully accept the fact that I was going to die... Then I would fight like hell to live. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

We must do what we can do for God, before He will give us the power to do what we can't do. -Leonard Ravenhill

''Be more concerned with your character than your reputation. Your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.'' ~ Author unknown

''God puts unexpected people in your life at unexpected moments so you can keep hoping for an unexpected result.'' ~ Author unknown

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” ~ Winston Churchill

If I had never sinned I would have never known the Love and Mercy of God. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

A man once said that fate is what we are compelled to do but "Destiny" is what we are meant to do. God gives us destiny not fate and a person can accept or reject God's working in us. ~ Author unknown

Apologizing does not always mean that you are wrong and the other person is right…It just means that you value your relationship more than your ego. ~ Author unknown

No matter how far you have gone down the wrong road, you can still turn back! ~ Turkish Proverb

Freedom is a fragile thing and is never more then one generation away from extinction. It is not ours by inheritance. It must be fought for and defended constantly by each generation, for it comes only once to a people.~ President Ronald Reagan.

When a generation disrespects the elderly, that generation seals their own doom ! ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

Do not judge by the appearances, A rich heart may be under a poor coat. ~ Scottish Proverb

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent. ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt of it. ~ Maurice Switzer

The fool doth think he is wise, but the wise man knows himself to be a fool. ~ William Shakespeare

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect. ~ Mark Twain

Never laugh at Evil or Satan may show you who will have the last laugh. Even Gabriel did not contend with Satan ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. ~ Aristotle

Think before you speak. Read before you think. ~ Fran Lebowitz

The unexamined life is not worth living. ~ Socrates

It is amazing how complete the delusion that beauty is goodness. ~ Leo Tolstoy

The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them. ~ Paulo Coelho

He who stands for nothing will fall for anything. ~ Alexander Hamilton

It is not that I'm so smart. But I stay with the questions much longer. ~ Albert Einstein

When science takes it upon themselves to mess with God's building blocks of creation they have violated our very health and well being and most immortally our very existence! ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

When we allow things in life to weigh us down we are giving them Power over us...Keep your positive attitude and keep moving forward... That is the wisdom of God! ~ Author unknown

There is only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that’s your own self. ~ Aldous Huxley

If a man is right with God he has confidence in all things and nothing can defeat him NOT EVEN DEATH! ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

If a person has not made errors in life then they have not ventured out or questioned the existing teachings or state of affairs. ~ Author unknown

"Don't miss out on a blessing because it isn't packaged the way that you expect." ~ Author Unknown

"Just as God's Word must reform our theology, our ethics, and our practices, so also must it reform our praying." ~ D.A. Carson

Life is short, Forgive quickly, Love truly, Kiss slowly, Never be the first to let go of a hug, Laugh often, dance in the rain, enjoy God's creation in all it's beauty and never forget how to be like little children that love to play in the mud. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood... NOTE: I put many other authors sayings together to come up with this.

The happiest people don't always have everything, they just make the best of everything because life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass, it's about learning to dance in the rain. ~ Arthur unknown

Every Christian Church in the world should take down the pagan cross and replace it with these words...
"We who labor here seek only the truth." ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

Love is the most powerful force in the world. Live by what you love, not what you fear. ~ Author unknown

"When you're right, no one remembers. When you're wrong, no one forgets." ~ Irish quote

It is the nature of mankind to digress from the creator God. It is the nature of mankind to follow and worship the creation they can see rather than the creator they can not see and that is the reason they will not give up the pagan worship of the cross, Christ-mass and Easter. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

"In the beginning of a change, the Patriot is a scarce man, brave, hated and scorned. But When his cause succeeds, however, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a Patriot." -- Mark Twain.

Don't be concerned with your goodness or lack thereof when your praying, but rather stand in reverence, and admiration, of God's wisdom, power, majesty, and seek more than anything else His love, and mercy. If you truly come to this place; God can use you. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

“There is beauty in truth, even if it's painful. Those who lie, twist life so that it looks tasty to the lazy, brilliant to the ignorant, and powerful to the weak. But lies only strengthen our defects. They don't teach anything, help anything, fix anything or cure anything. Nor do they develop one's character, one's mind, one's heart or one's soul.” ~ José N. Harris

" We attract what we dwell on, and what we dwell on we become." ~ Author Unknown

One who lust for gold will never help the poor.
One who lust for power will never help the weak.
One who lust for the revenge of others will never forgive.
One who lust for destruction will never build.
One who lust for hostility will never give mercy.
One who lust for harsh cruelty will never be kind.
One who lust for sexual pleasure will never love.
And these will live in pain;
However he who seeks and submits to God with a contrite heart shall be blessed.
~ Timothy M. Youngblood

If we live long enough we have regrets. The ones that nag at us the most is when we knew we had a choice. When we could have stopped ourselves but don't, when everything good inside us says not to do it but we do anyway. ~ Tom Selleck in the movie "Sea Change".

Why are there so many different and opposing Christian denominations? If Christians don't question and study the important subjects of their church theology how can they conclude a belief in it? ~Timothy M. Youngblood

Like a fire that can't turn back on the path it's burned because no fuel lies within it any longer to sustain life, it must move forward to thrive. ~ Stephen Edwards

"True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost."- Charles Caleb Colton.

The more a person becomes discouraged the more likely they are close to success because discouragement is Satan's greatest tool to prevent success. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

"Success is an achievement, while struggling is a must." ~ Author Unknown

A PENCIL MAKER TOLD THE PENCIL 5 IMPORTANT LESSONS JUST BEFORE PUTTING IT IN THE BOX :

1.) EVERYTHING YOU DO WILL ALWAYS LEAVE A MARK.
2.) YOU CAN ALWAYS CORRECT THE MISTAKES YOU MAKE.
3.) WHAT IS IMPORTANT IS WHAT IS INSIDE OF YOU.
4.) IN LIFE, YOU WILL UNDERGO PAINFUL SHARPENINGS, WHICH WILL ONLY MAKE YOU BETTER.
5.) TO BE THE BEST PENCIL, YOU MUST ALLOW YOURSELF TO BE HELD AND GUIDED BY THE HAND THAT HOLDS YOU.

We all need to be constantly sharpened. This parable may encourage you to know that you are a special person, with unique God-given talents and abilities. Only you can fulfill the purpose which you were born to accomplish. Never allow yourself to get discouraged and think that your life is insignificant and cannot be changed and, like the pencil, always remember that the most important part of who you are, is what's inside of you and then allow yourself to be guided by the hand of God.

Life is a grindstone, and whether it grinds a man down or polishes him up depends on the stuff he’s made of. ~ Josh Billings "Rose-colored glasses are never made in bifocals.

An honest man alters his opinions to fit the truth while a dishonest man alters the truth to fit his opinions. ~ Author Unknown

Holding a grudge is like you taking poison and hoping the other guy dies. ~ Author Unknown

I believe that wisdom is the Eye into the Mind of God and that true success is to stand before our creator God and hear Him say... "Well done good and faithful servant" ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

The state of your life is nothing more than a reflection of your state of mind. ~ Dr. Wayne

"Strange that both of the evil rulers were otherwise highly moral men except that they saw evil in all who did not THINK AS THEY DID. ~ Author Unknown

"The truth always makes it's own path, however a lie follows the road of self interest with all disregard for others." ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

"Write your plans in pencil and let God have the eraser!" ~ Kim Tucker (Facebook)

(We need never forget that we still sin to keep us humble so we will not commit the destructive sin of being smugly moralistic and intolerant of the behavior of others.) Quote..."If not for the grace of God...there go I.") I'm not wanting to minimize any act of sin nor maximize judging to condemnation. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

The leading rule for a man of every calling is diligence; never put off until tomorrow what you can do today. ~ Abraham Lincoln

As Rome went...So goes America....As Rome went so goes the Christian Church! ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

"Just as the gardener prunes and cuts back the branches of a fruitful vine, in order to make them more fruitful, so does God purify and sanctify believers by the circumstances of life in which He places them." ~ J.C. Ryle

"Christianity is not a religion - it's a way of life!" ~ Author Unknown

"People will believe what they want to believe although the truth may be presented with facts. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

Life is like a ladder; every step we take is either up or down. ~ Author Unknown

Failure does not mean you will never make it. It does mean you have to do it differently. ~ Author Unknown

A lot of kneeling keeps you in good standing with God. ~ Author Unknown

The life of fellowship with God cannot be built in a day. ~ Author Unknown

If prayer does not drive sin out of your life, sin will drive prayer out. ~ Author Unknown

Happiness resides not in possessions and not in gold, the feeling of happiness dwells in the soul. ~ Democritus

A person can meet their destiny on the road they took to avoid it. ~ Author Unknown

The basic truth about us humans is that we have just enough intelligence to destroy ourselves. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

Living outside a moral code is like purposely rotting the inward man.~ Author Unknown

Anyone can count the seeds in an apple; but only God can count the apples in a seed. ~ Author Unknown

The pull for the world's gadgets and comfort are getting much greater and the teachings that there is a real creator God is becoming unpopular. Satan works both ends towards the middle. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

No one asks for their life to change, but it does. It’s what you do afterwards that counts.
That’s when you find out who you are! ~ Susan Tomlinson

Those people who live in an alternate reality are floating down the river of denial. ~ Mary Sue Youngblood

If a person has no ambition they will live in poverty. This generation of the 21 century seems to have very little ambition and it seems the reason is because they start video games at an early age. ~ Author Unknown

All religions have been taken over by people who represent things as they think they should be rather than as they are, and never forget that an unchallenged lie quickly is perceived as truth."~ Timothy M. Youngblood

Who dares to teach must never cease to learn. ~ Author unknown

If being right is your goal,
you may find error in the world,
and seek to change it to match your expectations.
But don't expect peace of mind.

If peace of mind is your goal,
look for errors in your expectations;
seek to change them, not the world.
And always be prepared to be wrong. ~ Author Unknown

Speaking the truth to the power is the power of the truth. ~ Author unknown

Don't bring a child into this World unless you will love it more than yourself. ~ Mary Sue Youngblood

Cowards die many times before their deaths; The valiant never taste of death but once. - William Shakespeare

"Lord, keep Your arm around my shoulder and Your hand over my mouth...Amen" ~ Author unknown

"There is for a fact a personality in us all where high spiritual qualities are manifest."~ Timothy M. Youngblood
(See God hides His beauty in the strangest places.)

"During times of universal deceit; telling the truth can become revolutionary." ~ Orson Welles

Those that don't believe there is a devil nor understand his agenda have no defense against deception. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

There's no point in engaging irrational people in any intellectual conversation. ~ Bill O'Reilly

What happens is not as important as how we react to what happens ~ Thaddeus Golas

There is an old adage that states: "Greater in battle than the man who would conquer a thousand-thousand men, is he who would conquer just one --- himself!" ~ Author unknown

The only place we can see God's pure greatness of beauty is to look where mankind has never been. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

The charter of a great man can be seen in his balance of wisdom and knowledge with his integrity and courage.~ Author unknown

If we are selfish we can shatter the very things we love. ~ Author unknown

"As a Christian, our greatest trials will be directly in line with out greatest weaknesses." ~ Dennis Eleser

If people make decisions on Christian doctrines based on theology rather than biblical facts they degrade the truth Jesus taught. Question is…Does Christians take that into consideration any more? ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

Success is a state of mind. If we want success, we must start thinking of ourselves as successful. ~ Joyce Brothers

"Men stumble over the truth from time to time, but most pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing happened." ~ Winston Churchill

Conformity without conviction is futile ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

"To attack the author personally is the lowest form of rebuttal." ~ Author unknown

"God have mercy on the person who goes against what they believe in." ~ Author unknown

"The reason I know that the seventh day is God's Holy Sabbath is because the Catholic Church made theirs the first day." ~ Mary Sue Youngblood.

"Sin is not hurtful because it is forbidden; it is forbidden because it is hurtful." ~ Author Unknown

There is no blindness greater than those that can't see their own faults. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

"Only he who believes is obedient, and only he who is obedient, believes." ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"When the teacher finds a pupil has excelled ahead of the teacher, they have done their job well." ~ Author unknown

The roughest road often is the one that leads to the top. ~ Author unknown

Can any artist Surpass God's beauty and then become a part of it? ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

He who endures...Conquers. ~ Author unknown

"Cheap grace is the theology that expects the benefits of grace without the sacrifice of obedience." ~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"People don't visit the dead because the dead are there, but to confirm the reality of their own death." ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

"By means of shrewd lies, unremittingly repeated, it is possible to make people believe that heaven is hell -- and hell heaven. The greater the lie, the more readily it will be believed." ~ Adolph Hitler, Mein Kampf

"The great mass of people...will more easily fall victim to a big lie than to a small one." ~ Mein Kampf


"A lie told often enough becomes the truth." ~ Lenin (1870 - 1924)

The greatest deception Satan has accomplished is to convince the world that he does not exist! ~ Author Unknown

"Never forget that if we neglect our children, Satan will not!" ~ Author unknown

"The only time you should be looking down on someone is when you are helping them up." ~ Author Unknown

"If we don't have time to do it right the first time, when will we have time to do it over." ~ Author unknown

If we don't catch up to our past...it will catch up with us, however; the past is to easy to forget and to painful to remember in many cases. ~ Author Unknown

We will be judged in the end by what we rejected. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

"If we neglect to plan for our future, we must accept whatever fate has in store for us." ~ Author Unknown

"A determination to increase the gifts of wisdom, knowledge and understanding, that God has entrusted to each of us. To love one another, to serve, to aid, to comfort ... to be fellow-workers, together with Christ, in strengthening the body ... wherever it may be. To do the work of the ministry, with the care of a shepherd. To realize God's interest in numbers is basically 'one' ... and whoever I am, I am that one."
© 1992 Ruth Phillips

You can't strengthen the weak by weaken the strong. ~ R. R.

Setting a good example is not the main way to influence people; It's the only way to influence people. ~ Author Unknown

Work hard laugh often, and never loose your honor. ~ Tim Russert

Why should your lack of planning constitute an emergency on my part.

"Winners develop the habit of doing the things losers don't like to do." ~ Author unknown

The people of any Nation deserves their leaders. ~ Author unknown

"Those people who will not be governed by God will be ruled by tyrants." ~ William Penn

"We can only make the best decision with the information given at the time." ~ Mary Sue Youngblood

"We are only important in our own eyes." ~ Mary Sue Youngblood

"The moment a person thinks they are so important they can't laugh at themselves; everyone else will."~ N. Cavuto

Anyone able to create a mega-Church is a salesman...not a man of God. Their-in lies the problem. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

This is your life. It's the only one you get, so no excuses and do overs. If you make a mistake or fail at something you need to learn from it. You need to get over it and move on. Your job is to be the best person you can be and to never settle for anything less. ~ Ann Richards (Governor of Texas.)

"If you have a chance to accomplish something that will make things better for people coming behind you, and you don't do that, you are wasting your time on this earth." ~ The late, great Roberto Clemente.

"Vanity is what caused Satan to fall, and vanity is his favorite tool." ~ Mary Sue Youngblood

"Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't." ~ Erica Jong

"Sometime we can't see the answer because it's right in front of us." ~ Author Unknown

"The greatest proof of Christianity for others is not how far a man can logically analyze his reasons for believing, but how far in practice he will stake his life on his belief." ~ T. S. Eliot

"How much money does it take to feel rich? That depends on how shallow the mind." ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

"Trying times does not mean stop trying." ~ Author Unknown

"Never stand in the way of your enemies when they are trying to destroy themselves." ~ Author unknown

"All plans fall apart just as soon as we encounter the enemy." ~ Author unknown

"I like rules but I also realize that there are good and bad rules." ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

"To not forgive can destroy you because resentment is like you taking poison and hoping the other person will die". ~ Author Unknown

" I cannot control what others think and do; I can only control what I think and what I do." ~ Author unknown

"What we are never changes in this life, but who we are never stops changing." ~ Author Unknown

"Don't look at the picture as a must to see, but as a love to understand." ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

"A fearful man dies a thousands deaths, but a brave unselfish man only dies once." ~ Author Unknown

"When a democracy gets to it's worst point it becomes Totalitarianized." ~ Norman Mailer

"Let no man judge you to condemnation for we all are conceived in sin and born into corruption." ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

" Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much." ~ Author Unknown

" Let God take your natural; to perform his supernatural." ~ Author Unknown

" Never give up. "This may be your moment for a miracle." ~ Author unknown

"Action without wisdom is very destructive!" ~ Author Unknown

"It's the responsibility of the man to lead, but the woman must always have the choice to follow." Timothy M. Youngblood

"When you come to the end of your rope, Tie a knot in it and hang on" ~ Author unknown

Ever wonder why terrorist leaders live so long? It's because cheerleaders never get in the game. ~ Mary Sue Youngblood

"I have learned that people will forget what you said, and people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel". ~ Maya Angelou @ 70 yrs

"You may find hundreds of faultfinders among professed Christians; but all their criticism will not lead one solitary soul to Christ. I never preached a sermon yet that I could not pick to pieces, and find fault with. I feel that Jesus Christ ought to have a far better representative than I am. But I have lived long enough to discover that there is nothing perfect in this world. If you are to wait till you find a perfect preacher, or perfect meetings, I am afraid you will have to wait till the millennium arrives. What we want is to be looking up to Christ. Let us be done with faultfinding." ~ D. L. Moody (1837-1899)

"The more we try to know about life, the more mysterious life gets." ~ Author Unknown

"God's Grace is retroactive." ~ Author Unknown

"Biblical history shows that God calls the man with no credibility to do His work." ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

"Remember the world is full of people who are just doing their best to be happy." ~ Author Unknown

"Depression is rage turned within." ~ Author unknown

'We can do all the right things and still get bad results. God does not micro manage our lives." ~ Author Unknown

"If you want to know who you are...Take a honest look at what you love and do."~ Jesus the Messiah

You will become as small as your controlling desire, as great as your dominant aspiration. ~ James Allen

"Envy lurks on the path of the crushed spirit." ~ Author unknown

The more riches and power people get the the more they think gravity does not effect them. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

"What difference does it make what you believe if you are still a jerk?" Ricks Wife

Those teaching they alone are God's true Church sets themselves up to hear the laughter of God. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

"To understand, we must realize that without the clouds, we would not appreciate a sunny day." ~ T.Sharkey

The highest reward for a person's labor is not what they get for it, but what they become by it. ~ John Ruskin.

"Lord, Grant that I may always desire more than I can accomplish." ~ Michelangelo

"I believe that the meaning of life is that we are here to develop the character to choose right over wrong even when we desire the ways of the flesh. We learn this through our lifetime by making wrong choices and learning the consequence of those bad choices." ~ H. W. Armstrong

"To err is human, to forgive divine." ~ Alexander Pope

"Scams only work on greedy people." ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

" Discipline is the guardrail that keeps you on the path of self esteem." ~ Kent Nelson

"Beautiful young people are acts of nature, but beautiful old people are works of art." ~ Author Unknown

"God saw a tear, and wiped it away with a smile from a friend." ~ Author Unknown

"The rainbows of life follow the storms." ~ Author unknown

"Life in America's year 2007~2010 is nothing more than controlled chaos." ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

" Life is like a piano --- what you get out of it, depends on how you play it." ~ Author Unknown

" I would rather live my life as if there is a God, And die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."

" Treat today as if, you won't exist tomorrow." ~ Author Unknown

" Squeeze every bit of love you can out of life, and life will HUG you back like never before!" ~ Brian G. Jett

" It is better to Believe than to Disbelieve, in so doing you bring everything to the realm of possibility." ~ Albert Einstein

" Dreams are renewable. No matter what our age or condition, there are still untapped possibilities within us. And new beauty waiting to be born." ~ Dr. Dale Turner

" Fear knocked at the door; Faith answered; No one was there!" ~ Carrie P. Boston

To one who has Faith No explanation is necessary
To one with out Faith No explanation is possible. ~ Author Unknown

" Never let yesterday's disappointments overshadow tomorrow's dreams." ~ Author Unknown

" No matter what a man's past may have been, his future is spotless if he accepts Jesus as his savior." ~ John R. Rice

" Every one wants to do well, but everyone needs to be given the proper focus." ~ Eddie Peterson

" When you hug someone, never be the first to let go." ~ H. Jackson Brown, Jr

"Man wants to judge who has God's Holy Spirit, but God is not limited in the way we are." ~ Mary Sue Youngblood

"Man limits God by trying to step in His shoes, but God just smiles." ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

" In our daily lives, we must see that it is not happiness that makes us grateful, but the gratefulness that makes us happy." ~ Albert Clarke.

" Tell me who admires and loves you, and I will tell you who you are." ~ Charles Augustin Sainte-Beauve

" What you can't get out of...get into wholeheartedly." ~ Mignon McLaughlin

" Courage is doing what you are afraid to do. There can be no courage without fear." ~ P. Hayes

"Remember: The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good people to do nothing! ~ Author Unknown

" Love has nothing to do with what you are expecting to get, only with what you are expected to give...Which is everything. " ~ Katherine Hepburn

" Those who hear not the music. . .think the dancers mad." ~ Author Unknown

"Its great that God is forgiving because much of life is not." ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

" Never complain about growing old, because so many never get the chance!" ~ Author Unknown

" It is not doing the things we like to do, but liking the things we have to do that makes life blessed." ~ Author unknown

" If you believe in something, no proof is necessary. If you don't, none is sufficient." ~ Author unknown

" If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. If you teach a man how to fish, you feed him for a lifetime."

" As long as I'm faced in the right direction, It does not matter the size of my steps." ~ Erica Lawrence

" You will find, as you look back upon your life, that the moments when you really lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love." ~ Henry Drummond

" What you are is God's gift to you. What you make of yourself is your gift back to God." ~ Kelly Jeppesen

" In the transfer of thought from mind to mouth, many a fool is born. But those same thoughts spring forth as a pristine fountain, when first they flow through the heart." ~ Jim Cook

" For every sixty seconds of anger, you lose one minute of happiness." ~ Author Unknown

" Falling Doesn't Make You a Failure, staying Down Does." ~ Author Unknown

" It is not the Quantity of your life, but the Quality that really matters." ~ Author Unknown

" When it seems that faith has shut the door, go in through the window." ~ Author Unknown

" Complete forgiveness ... Is memory without pain....." ~ Betty Grandell

" Don't try to become great; be great now, and discover that excellence is a reward you don't need others to confirm." 'Freedom From the Ties That Bind.' ~ Guy Finley

"I found in war that we're all heroes, if you catch us at the right time." ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

" The greatest oak tree was once a tiny nut that held its ground." ~ Author Unknown

" One can never hope to discover new oceans if they don't have the courage to lose sight of the shore." ~ Author Unknown

" Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength." ~ Author Unknown

" You can't do anything about the length of your life, but you can do something about its width and depth." ~ Author Unknown

" It's not where you start that matters, but where you finish." ~ Author Unknown

" When your Passion and Contribution are the same, you have found your Purpose." ~ Author Unknown

"Dreams are the building blocks of the future." ~ Author Unknown

"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams." ~ Henry David Thoreau

"Do what you can with what you have, where you are." ~ Theodore Roosevelt

"Life is about 10% how you make it... and 90% how you take it." ~ Author Unknown

Addiction is a bottomless pit and the only way to escape is to quit trying to fill it. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

"Success is a marathon, not a sprint." ~ Author Unknown

"The one being carried does not know how far the village is." ~ Author unknown

"Never follow anyone's path. Go your own way and leave a trail." ~ Damien Heath

"Nothing comes to a sleeper but a dream." ~ Author Unknown

"When in doubt, do right and let God take care of the rest." ~ Author Unknown

"You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it." ~ Margaret Thatcher

"To stay the course...sometimes you have to make waves." ~ Author unknown

"Success doesn't come to you...You go to it." ~ Marva Collins

"Always do right. This will amaze most people, and astonish the rest." ~ Mark Twain

"You never find yourself until you face the truth." ~ Pearl Bailey

"All our dreams can come true---if we have the courage to pursue them." ~ Walt Disney

"In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity." ~ Albert Einstein

"Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us daily." ~ Sally Koch

"The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

"If you love something let it go free. If it doesn't come back, you never had it. If it comes back, love it forever." ~ Author Unknown

"The person who sends out positive thoughts activates the world around him positively and draws back to himself positive results." ~ Norman Vincent Peale

"Feelings are everywhere--be gentle." ~ J. Masai

"Today is the first day of the rest of your life." ~ Author unknown

"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change ...courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference." ~ Author Unknown

" A hero is an ordinary person who performs an ordinary task In an extraordinary situation." ~ Steve Hedderson

"Don't judge a person when they have been described by others, until you know if the one talking is their friend or foe. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

" Prayer gives us the opportunity to speak to GOD, Meditation allows GOD to speak back to us." ~ Author Unknown

" The word "impossible" is not part of God's language." ~ Author Unknown

" Try and fail, but don't fail to try." ~ Author Unknown

" When the world pushes you to your knees...You're in the perfect position to pray." ~ Author Unknown

" Why strive for something less then you want to achieve?" ~ Amy Throndsen

" God places the heaviest burden on those who can carry it's weight." ~ Author Unknown

" Security is not the absence of danger, but the presence of God." ~ Anne Ortlund

" If you have love in your heart, You always have something to give." ~ Author Unknown

"The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's throat, for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty." ~ Abraham Lincoln

"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." ~ Abraham Lincoln

 

"What ever we throw into the wind will be what we receive in return. If you don't want a bucket of slop on you, don't throw it." ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

Many ask God to provide for their needs, and when He does they congratulate themselves upon their success. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

"He who loses money, loses much; He who loses a friend, loses more; He who loses faith, loses all." ~ Author unknown

"Peace is not the absence of trouble--peace is the presence of God." ~ Author Unknown

"A person that fears death has not made peace with God." ~ Author Unknown

Many pray for God's help, but it would truly anger mankind if God interfered in the worlds affairs. ~ Timothy M. Youngblood

No one finds life worth living; but we must make it worth living. ~ Author Unknown

Live as if Christ died yesterday, arose this morning, and is coming back tomorrow. ~ Author unknown

When you flee temptation do not leave a forwarding address. ~ Author Unknown

We cannot avoid growing old, but we can avoid growing cold. ~ Author unknown

Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional. ~ Author Unknown

Trouble is usually produced by those who do not produce anything else. ~ Author unknown

Worry is like a rocking chair; no matter how much you rock, you get nowhere. ~ Author unknown

Everybody is liable to make mistakes, but fools practice them. ~ Author unknown

When a fellow is kicking, he has only one leg to stand on. ~ Author unknown

Nothing you will ever lose matters if you gain salvation, nothing you will ever save matters if you lose salvation. ~ Author Unknown

There is no limit to what can be accomplished when no one cares who gets the credit. ~ John Wooden

You can give without love, but you cannot love without giving. ~ Author unknown

If you have accomplished all that you planned for in life, you have not planned enough! ~ Author Unknown

To have a good life one must not only have a good aim, but must also pull the trigger. ~ Author unknown

There is never a right way to do wrong. ~ Author unknown

To realize the worth of the anchor we need to feel the storm. ~ Author Unknown

The best way to get even is to forget. ~ Author Unknown

Feed your faith and your doubts will starve to death. ~ Author unknown

God wants spiritual fruit, not religious nuts. ~ Author Unknown

Some marriages are made in heaven, but they ALL have to be maintained on earth. ~ Author unknown

Unless you can create the WHOLE universe in 5 days, then perhaps giving "advice" to God, isn't such a good idea. ~ Author Unknown

" Sorrow looks back...Worry looks around...But, faith looks up." ~ Author unknown

Words are windows to the heart so be sure of what you say. ~ Author unknown

A skeptic is a person who when he sees the handwriting on the wall, claims it's a forgery. ~ Author Unknown

A successful marriage isn't finding the right person-it's being the right person. ~ Author unknown

Too many people offer God prayers with claw marks all over them. ~ Author unknown

The tongue must be heavy indeed, because so few people can't hold it. ~ Author Unknown

To forgive is to set the prisoner free, and then discover the prisoner was you. ~ Author Unknown

You have to wonder about humans, they think God is dead and Elvis is alive. ~ Author unknown

It's all right to sit on your pity pot every now and again. Just be sure to flush when you are done.

You'll notice that a turtle only makes progress when it sticks out its neck. ~ Author unknown

We cannot understand:
Faith, without doubt;
Peace, without war;
Happiness, without sorrow;
Hope, without despair;
Trust, without betrayal;
Light, without darkness;
Love, without hate;
Pleasure, without pain;
Good, without bad.

What is life?
Life is a gift...accept it
Life is an adventure...dare it
Life is a mystery...unfold it
Life is a game...play it
Life is a struggle...face it
Life is beauty...praise it
Life is a puzzle...solve it
Life is opportunity...take it
Life is sorrowful...experience it
Life is a song...sing it
Life is a goal...achieve it
Life is a mission...fulfill it"
Taken from Even Eagles Need a Push ~ David McNally

People are often unreasonable, illogical and self-centered, forgive them anyway.

If you are kind, people may accuse you of selfish, ulterior motives; be kind anyway.

If you are successful, you win some false friends, and some true enemies; be successful anyway.

If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you; be honest and frank anyway.

What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight; build anyway.

If you find serenity and happiness, others may be jealous; be happy anyway.

The good you do today, people will forget tomorrow; do good anyway.

Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough; give your best anyway.

For you see, in the final analysis, it is between you and God, It was never between you and them anyway. ~ Author Unknown

" The only bad thing about keeping on burning your bridges behind you, is that the world is round." ~ Labhesh Patel

Science can do just so much; then God must finish the task. ~ Author unknown

You also might want to check out our "Topical Summary of Proverbs"

Regards and may God bless you.
Author/Webmaster of The Master's Table;
Timothy Malone Youngblood.

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