Real Men Love Pink – A Collection of Quotes by A. W. Pink


The New Birth
December 15, 2011, 5:20 PM
Filed under: Evangelism, Gleanings In Genesis, Modern Pulpits, Soteriology, True Conversion

“Before any of us could be born again God had to work a miracle. Make no mistake on this point; regeneration is the direct result of the supernatural operation of God. This needs to be stressed today, for regeneration has been so misrepresented by modern evangelists that to the popular mind the “new birth” signifies nothing more than a process of reformation. But the new birth is no mere turning over of a new leaf and the endeavor to live a better life. The new birth is very much more than going forward in a religious meeting and taking the preacher’s hand; very much more than signing a card and “joining the church.” The new birth is an act of God’s creative power, the impartation of spiritual life, the communication to us of the Divine nature itself.” —A. W. Pink (1886–1952)

Excerpt taken from “Gleanings In Genesis” by A. W. Pink (1886–1952)

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Useless
December 13, 2011, 9:38 PM
Filed under: Evangelism, Faith, Modern Pulpits, Soteriology, Sovereignty of God, Spiritual Growth

“The soundest and most faithful preaching in the world will avail nothing else unless the Holy Spirit applies it in quickening power; the most winsome offers and persuasive appeals will be useless until the Spirit bestows the hearing ear. The true prophet knows this, and therefore has he no confidence in his own abilities, but humbly seeks and earnestly prays for the power of the Spirit to rest upon him. But how different is it with deceivers of souls!” —A. W. Pink (1886–1952)

Taken from “The Sermon on the Mount” by A. W. Pink (1886–1952)

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Sugar-Coated Poison
November 4, 2011, 8:16 PM
Filed under: Deceived, Evangelism, Ignorance, True Conversion

“It is not sufficiently realized by many of the Lord’s own people that far more harm than good is likely to be done by immature “Gospellers”, who have more zeal than knowledge, and who expect to reap a harvest (secure “results”) before the ground is ploughed and harrowed. Many an ignorant evangelist has given his hearers the impression that once they “accept Christ as their personal Savior” they need have no concern about the future, and thousands have been lulled into a fatal sleep by the soothing lullaby “once saved, always saved”. To imagine that if I commit my soul and its eternal interests into the hands of the Lord henceforth relieves me of all obligation, is to accept sugar-coated poison from the father of lies.” —A. W. Pink (1886–1952)

Taken from “The Doctrine of Election” by Arthur W. Pink (1886–1952)

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Simpletons
October 26, 2011, 4:30 PM
Filed under: Carnal, Evangelism, Modern Pulpits

“Let a man styling himself an “evangelist” come to their community, and they will flock to hear him; let him affirm that he believes the Bible to be God’s word, Christ to be God’s Son, and faith in His blood to be God’s way of salvation–and he is at once received as “orthodox.” Satisfied thus of the “evangelist’s” orthodoxy, they are as ready to receive what he presents, as the poor heathen are to blindly follow what their “priests” tell them.

Or, just as those born in Papist families plianly yield unto the awful dogma that the Virgin Mary is to be worshiped, so others reared by those belonging to a Protestant denomination which teach that water baptism is requisite in order to obtain the forgiveness of sins, mechanically assent thereto. In like manner, if others sit under a preacher who tells them “All that is necessary in order to salvation is to believe in Christ,” thousands of credulous simpletons believe him, to their eternal undoing.” —A. W. Pink (1886–1952)

Taken from “Studies in the Scriptures” January 1932 edition p. 238 by A. W. Pink (1886-1952)

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How Little?
October 24, 2011, 6:49 PM
Filed under: Evangelism, False Teachers

“How little does the twentieth-century evangelist resemble those of the first.” —A. W. Pink (1886–1952)

Taken from “The Doctrine of Reconciliation” by A. W. Pink (1886-1952)

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Imagine That
October 17, 2011, 7:16 PM
Filed under: Evangelism, Modern Pulpits, Sin

“Do you imagine that the Gospel is magnified or God glorified by going to worldlings and telling them that they “may be saved at this moment by simply accepting Christ as their personal Saviour” while they are wedded to their idols and their hearts still in love with sin? If I do so, I tell them a lie, pervert the Gospel, insult Christ, and turn the grace of God into lasciviousness.”  —A. W. Pink (1886–1952)

Taken from “Studies on Saving Faith” by A. W. Pink (1886-1952)

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Pretence
October 15, 2011, 9:28 AM
Filed under: Evangelism, Spiritual Growth

“Not only has there been a noticeable multiplication of religious “teachers” during the last 50 years, but the rank and file of professing Christians have, in many instances, been pressed into the doing of “Personal work.” In some circles of considerable prominence young Christians (of both sexes) are taught it is their bounden duty to become “soul winners,” and that only by regularly “leading sinners to Christ” can their own spiritual lives be kept in a healthy estate. Every once in a while we receive letters from those who have been brought into deep distress by such erroneous teachings. They did not feel qualified for the task, but unwilling to be thought “strange” by their friends, they ignored the instincts of modesty and propriety, and spoke to their acquaintances about Christ, only to be repulsed and made miserable through lack of “success.” Then they fear there must be something seriously wrong with themselves, seeing that God withholds His blessing from their efforts.

Of course such “teachers” and leaders make a pretence of appealing to the Scriptures in support of their vagaries. “Pretence” we say, for they cannot find a single sentence in either the Old or the New Testaments where the Lord bade the rank and file of His people to engage in any such activities.” —A. W. Pink (1886–1952)

Taken from “Strange Fire” by A. W. Pink (1886-1952)

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