My dear friends, you may take it as a rule that the Spirit of God does not usually do for us what we can do for ourselves.
— C. H. Spurgeon
If you know how to read between the lines of secular history, you will see that God is writing another history, and some people who are very important in secular history are only incidental in God’s history. If they have any importance at all, it depends on how they relate to Jesus Christ.
— Vance Havner