"If you read history, you will find that the Christians who did the most for the present world were just those who thought most of the next.The apostles themselves, who set on foot the conversion of the Roman Empire; the great men who built up the Middle Ages; the English evangelicals who abolished the slave trade, all left their mark on earth, precisely because their minds were occupied with heaven.It is since Christians have largely ceased to think of the other world that they have become so ineffective in this." C.S. Lewis

"We must hide our unholiness in the wounds of Christ as Moses hid himself in the cleft of the rock while the glory of God passed by. We must take refuge from God in God. Above all we must believe that God sees us perfect in His Son while He disciplines and chastens and purges us that we may be partakers of His holiness" - A.W. Tozer