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Corrie Ten Boom

Cornelia Arnolda Johanna "Corrie" ten Boom was a Dutch watchmaker and later a Christian writer and public speaker, who worked with her father, Casper ten Boom, her sister Betsie ten Boom and other family members to help many Jewish people escape from the Nazis during the Holocaust in World War II by hiding them in her home. They were caught, and she was arrested and sent to the Ravensbrück concentration camp. Her most famous book, The Hiding Place, is a biography that recounts the story of her family's efforts and how she found and shared hope in God while she was imprisoned at the concentration camp.

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The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration, but its donation.
Memories are the key not to the past, but to the future.
Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden. — © Corrie Ten Boom
Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden.
The first step on the way to victory is to recognize the enemy.
Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart.
Let God's promises shine on your problems.
Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.
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.
Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.
Worry is a cycle of inefficient thoughts whirling around a center of fear.
Discernment is God's call to intercession, never to faultfinding.
when we are powerless to do a thing, it is a great joy that we can come and step inside the ability of Jesus
Hold everything in your hands lightly, otherwise it hurts when God pries your fingers open. — © Corrie Ten Boom
Hold everything in your hands lightly, otherwise it hurts when God pries your fingers open.
You can never learn that Christ is all you need, until Christ is all you have.
Four marks of true repentance are: acknowledgement of wrong, willingness to confess it, willingness to abandon it, and willingness to make restitution.
We must mirror God's love in the midst of a world full of hatred. We are the mirrrors of God's love, so we may show Jesus by our lives
The wonderful thing about praying is that you leave a world of not being able to do something, and enter God’s realm where everything is possible. He specializes in the impossible. Nothing is too great for His almighty power. Nothing is too small for His love.
If it’s dark everywhere, you can become so discouraged. You might doubt whether light still exists. But even if you can’t see the Lord, He sees you and me. Jesus said, 'And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age' (Matt. 28:20). When it’s necessary, He suddenly says, 'I’m still here!'
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.
Happiness isn't something that depends on our surroundings... It's something we make inside ourselves.
There is no panic in Heaven! God has no problems, only plans.
Father sat down on the edge of the narrow bed. "Corrie," he began gently, "when you and I go to Amsterdam-when do I give you your ticket?" I sniffed a few times, considering this. "Why, just before we get on the train." "Exactly. And our wise Father in heaven knows when we're going to need things, too. Don't run out ahead of Him, Corrie. When the time comes that some of us will have to die, you will look into your heart and find the strength you need-just in time.
I prayed to dispel my fear, until suddenly, and I do not know how the idea came to me, I began to pray for others. I prayed for everyone who came into my thoughts - - people with whom I had traveled, those who had been in prison with me, my school friends of years ago. I do not know how long I continued my prayer, but this I do know - - my fear was gone! Interceding for others had released me!
God buries our sins in the depths of the sea and then puts up a sign that reads, "No fishing."
Even as the angry vengeful thoughts boiled through me, I saw the sin of them. Jesus Christ had died for this man; was I going to ask for more? Lord Jesus, I prayed, forgive me and help me to forgive him....Jesus, I cannot forgive him. Give me your forgiveness....And so I discovered that it is not on our forgiveness any more than on our goodness that the world's healing hinges, but on His. When He tells us to love our enemies, He gives along with the command, the love itself.
Don't pray when you feel like it. Have an appointment with the Lord and keep it.
You know, eternal life does not start when we go to heaven. It starts the moment you reach out to Jesus. He never turns His back on anyone. And He is waiting for you.
When people come up and give me a compliment... I take each remark as if it were a flower. At the end of the day I lift up the bouquet of flowers I have gathered throughout the day and say, 'Here you are, Lord, it is all Yours.'
Hold loosely to the things of this life, so that if God requires them of you, it will be easy to let them go.
What a sad mistake we sometimes make when we think that God only cares about Christians.
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.
In order to realize the worth of the anchor we need to feel the stress of the storm.
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.
Jesus did not promise to change the circumstances around us. He promised great peace and pure joy to those who would learn to believe that God actually controls all things.
When a Christian shuns fellowship with other Christians, the devil smiles, When he stops studying the Bible, the devil laughs. When he stops praying, the devils shouts for joy.
When you want to work for God start a committee. When you want to work with God start a prayer group
Don't worry about what you do not understand... Worry about what you do understand in the Bible, but do not live by.
The school of life offers some difficult courses, but it is in the difficult class that one learns the most. — © Corrie Ten Boom
The school of life offers some difficult courses, but it is in the difficult class that one learns the most.
There is no pit so deep, that God's love is not deeper still.
We can’t solve problems for others. We can introduce them to the Lord.
You see, a potter can only mold the clay when it lies completely in his hand. It requires complete surrender.
Worry is an old man with bended head, carrying a load of feathers which he thinks are lead.
As a camel kneels before his master to have him remove his burden at the end of the day, so kneel each night and let the Master take your burden.
Do you know what hurts so very much? It's love. Love is the strongest force in the world, and when it is blocked that means pain. There are two things we can do when this happens. We can kill that love so that it stops hurting. But then of course part of us dies, too. Or we can ask God to open up another route for that love to travel.
It is not my ability, but my response to God’s ability, that counts.
Forgiveness is not an emotion; it is an act of the will.
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.
Forgiveness is setting the prisoner free, only to find out that the prisoner was me. — © Corrie Ten Boom
Forgiveness is setting the prisoner free, only to find out that the prisoner was me.
Faith sees the invisible, believes the unbelievable, and receives the impossible.
I have experienced His presence in the deepest hell that man can create. I have really tested the promises of the Bible, and believe me, you can count on them.
If the devil cannot make us bad, he will make us busy.
Although the threads of my life have often seemed knotted, I know, by faith, that on the other side of the embroidery there is a crown.
Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?
In the center of a hurricane there is absolute peace and quiet. There is no safer place than in the center of the will of God
What wings are to a bird, and sails to a ship, so is prayer to the soul.
Faith is like radar that sees through the fog -- the reality of things at a distance that the human eye cannot see.
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.
Don't bother to give God instructions; just report for duty.
If you want to hear God's voice clearly and you are uncertain, then remain in His presence until He changes this uncertainty. Often much can happen during this waiting for the Lord. Sometimes, He changes pride into humility; doubt into faith and peace; sometimes lust into purity. The Lord can and will do it.
If God sends us on strong paths, we are provided strong shoes.
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