The Christian life is much more than just an insurance policy against hell. It is a way of life. It is a manner of living that demands commitment.
These Christian quotes about commitment should encourage and stir you to greater depths of faithfulness, loyalty and fidelity.
Jesus, who is not only our savior and Lord was also the model that we are to follow in living life. He showed the ultimate example of commitment to us when He willingly went to the cross.
I pray that as you read these Christian commitment quotes your desire to be a committed Christian will be increased.
2 Timothy 2:2
And the things that you have heard from me among many witnesses, commit these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also.
You cannot see faith, but you can see the footprints of the faithful. We must leave behind "faithful footprints" for others to follow. Dr. Dennis Anderson
God does not require a man to have one talent, three talents, or five talents. He only requires that a man be faithful with whatever he has been given. Anonymous
It costs to be faithful. It cost Abraham the yielding up of his only son. It cost Esther to risk her own life. It cost Daniel, Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego being put into a fiery furnace. It cost Stephen death by stoning. It cost Paul his life. Does it cost you anything to be faithful to your Lord and King? Anonymous
If you do not plan to live the Christian life totally committed to knowing your God and to walking in obedience to Him, then don't begin, for this is what Christianity is all about. It is a change of citizenship, a change of governments, a change of allegiance. If you have no intention of letting Christ rule your life, then forget Christianity; it is not for you. Kay Arthur
Living God's way means putting away your self-centeredness and committing yourself to follow God's Word in spite of any feelings to the contrary. John C. Broger
Love is commitment; love is a relationship that never gives up. Jerry Falwell
A wife who is 85 percent faithful to her husband is not faithful at all. There is no such thing as part-time loyalty to Jesus Christ. Vance Havner
Integrity is keeping a commitment even after circumstances have changed. David Jeremiah
Unfaithfulness in the key relationships of life is a common failure for many people in contemporary society. This lack leads to so much misery. We who trust Christ must not allow the world to squeeze us into its mould. What wonderful blessings flow from faithfulness in keeping our vows. Examine your life. Is it characterized by faithfulness? God is faithful. He keeps his promises to us. Keep your promises to God and to those with whom you have entered into covenant. Harry Buis
Many Christians 'stall out' in the faith when the call to total commitment is received or viewed as something too high or too hard to acquire...or they have never been taught that total commitment is Christ's demand for all His followers. Chip Ingram
When it comes to God's commands, the issue is not clarity; it's commitment. Woodrow Kroll
I choose faithfulness...Today I will keep my promises. My debtors will not regret their trust. My associates will not question my word. My wife will not question my love. And my children will never fear that they father will not come home. Max Lucado
The Christian life is not adding Jesus to one's own way of life but renouncing that personal way of life for His and being willing to pay whatever cost that may require. John MacArthur
You can be committed to Church but not committed to Christ, but you cannot be committed to Christ and not committed to church. Joel Osteen
In all true faith there is complete committal to God. Lee Roberson
I am not called to be successful, I am called to be faithful. Mother Teresa
Nothing shapes your life more than the commitments you choose to make. Rick Warren
You never hear Jesus say in Pilate's judgement hall one word that would let you imagine that He was sorry that He had undertaken so costly a sacrifice for us. When His hands are pierced, when He is parched with fever, His tongue dried up like a shard of pottery, when His whole body is dissolved into the dust of death, you never hear a groan or a shriek that looks like Jesus is going back on His commitment. Charles Spurgeon
More than once Jesus deliberately addressed certain issues that quickly diminished the number of onlookers. It was commitment that thinned the ranks. Chuck Swindoll
Not everyone possesses boundless energy or a conspicuous talent. We are not equally blessed with great intellect or physical beauty or emotional strength. But we have all been given the same ability to be faithful. Gigi Graham Tchividjian
As you can see, commitment is an important part of the Christian life. There were times when the only thing that kept me going was that I made a commitment to Christ and I was not going to walk away from that.
Whether you are struggling with commitment to God, or commitment to the church, or commitment to your marriage, or commitment to serving other. Commitment is an act, not just something you have spoken.
Unless commitment is made there are only promises and hopes, but no plans. Christian commitment is the spiritual act of living out what you say you believe.
What are some of your favorite Christian quotes about commitment? Please share them in the comment section below so others can be blessed by the sharing.
Pastor Duke Taber is the Senior Pastor at The Vineyard Church in San Carlos Ca. He is an alumnus from Life Pacific College and Multnomah Biblical Seminary. He is a husband, father, and grandfather.
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