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    If God has shown us bad times ahead, it's enough for me that He knows about them. That's why He sometimes shows us things, you know - to tell us that this too is in His hands.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: time  bad  god 
     
    There is no panic in Heaven! God has no problems, only plans.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: problem  god 
     
    There are no 'if's' in God's world. And no places that are safer than other places. The center of His will is our only safety - let us pray that we may always know it!
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: world  god  pray 
     
    when we are powerless to do a thing, it is a great joy that we can come and step inside the ability of Jesus
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: joy  jesus 
     
    Dear Jesus… how foolish of me to have called for human help when You are here.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: human  help 
     
    Happiness isn't something that depends on our surroundings...It's something we make inside ourselves.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: happiness 
     
    Don't bother to give God instructions; just report for duty.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: god 
     
    Trying to do the Lord's work in your own strength is the most confusing, exhausting, and tedious of all work. But when you are filled with the Holy Spirit, then the ministry of Jesus just flows out of you.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: work  jesus  holy  strength  spirit 
     
    Some knowledge is too heavy...you cannot bear it...your Father will carry it until you are able.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: father 
     
    Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: prayer 
     
    In darkness God's truth shines most clear.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: truth  darkness  god 
     
    Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: prayer 
     
    What wings are to a bird, and sails to a ship, so is prayer to the soul.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: soul  prayer  wings 
     
    There is no pit so deep, that God's love is not deeper still.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: god 
     
    You can never learn that Christ is all you need, until Christ is all you have.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: christ  learn 
     
    Hold everything in your hands lightly, otherwise it hurts when God pries your fingers open.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: hurt  god 
     
    If you look at the world, you'll be distressed. If you look within, you'll be depressed. If you look at God you'll be at rest.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: world  god 
     
    Worrying is carrying tomorrow's load with today's strength- carrying two days at once. It is moving into tomorrow ahead of time. Worrying doesn't empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    This is what the past is for! Every experience God gives us, every person He puts in our lives is the perfect preparation for the future that only He can see.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: people  live  future  past  experience  god 
     
    Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: future  trust  god  afraid 
     
    If the devil cannot make us bad, he will make us busy.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: devil  bad 
     
    Surely there is no more wretched sight that the human body unloved and uncared for.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: human  body 
     
    Oh, this was the great ploy of Satan in that kingdom of his: to display such blatant evil one could almost believe one's own secret sin didn't matter.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: evil  secret  believe  sin  satan 
     
    If God sends us on strong paths, we are provided strong shoes.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: strong  god  path 
     
    You may never know that JESUS is all you need, until JESUS is all you have.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: jesus 
     
    When you are covered by His wings, it can get pretty dark.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: dark  wings 
     
    No pit is so deep that God is not deeper still
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: god 
     
    We never know how God will answer our prayers, but we can expect that He will get us involved in His plan for the answer. If we are true intercessors, we must be ready to take part in God's work on behalf of the people for whom we pray.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: people  work  true  god  prayer  pray 
     
    And for all these people alike, the key to healing turned out to be the same. Each had a hurt he had to forgive.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: people  hurt  key  healing 
     
    Child, you have to learn to see things in the right proportions. Learn to see great things great and small things small.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: children  right  child  learn 
     
    How often it is a small, almost unconscious event that makes a turning point.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    When a train goes through a tunnel and it gets dark, you don't throw away the ticket and jump off. You sit still and trust the engineer.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: trust  dark 
     
    The tree on the mountain takes whatever the weather brings. If it has any choice at all, it is in putting down roots as deeply as possible."---Each New Day
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: choice 
     
    Perhaps only when human effort had done it's best and failed, would God's power alone be free to work.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: work  power  human  alone  god 
     
    There are no 'ifs' in God's Kingdom. His timing is perfect. His will is our hiding place. Lord Jesus, keep me in Your will! Don't let me go mad by poking about outside it.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: timing  god  jesus 
     
    And our wise Father in heaven knows when we're going to need things too. Don't run out ahead of Him.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: wise  father  heaven 
     
    Today I know that such memories are the key not to the past, but to the future. I know that the experiences of our lives, when we let God use them, become the mysterious and perfect preparation for the work He will give us to do.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: work  live  future  past  memory  experience  key  god 
     
    When I try, I fail. When I trust, He succeeds.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    tags: trust  fail 
     
    Love is larger than the walls which shut it in.
    — Corrie ten Boom
    Forgiveness is the key that unlocks the door of resentment and the handcuffs of hatred. It is a power that breaks the chains of bitterness and the shackles of selfishness.
    — Corrie ten Boom
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    corrie ten boom
    Birth    : April 15, 1892
    Death  : April 15, 1983
    Occupation  : Author