Oracles from the Moleskine (Faith for the Everyday)

FaithTrusting God completely in radical abandonment,even when it doesn’t make sense, is what turns ordinary people into saints.

It is always a fight of faith when you have less and do more with it. -Bishop TD Jakes

The more you pray the more you dream and the more you dream the more you have to pray.

You have to step out in faith even when you are vibrating in fear. -Bill Hybels

The word of God is not foreign to routine reality; it is at the very heart of it. Dallas Willard

Even closed doors are invitations to those determined to knock. Pastor Chris Hill

Look back at the ground you have covered and applaud yourself for making it thus far. Give God the praise even when the goal seems afar. TD Jakes

Confession: Over the past few months it has been hard to trust the goodness of God…when every door, window and crack we have sought has been closed. But, the compassion of so many Christians over the past 30 months have been the paint stokes of his presence. When it seemed like God had wandered off…it has been the Body of Christ that allowed us to retrace our steps back.

Body of Christ

It is true, he may hide his face, but in the Body of Christ he never turns his back…it is the place that he continually reveals his glory.

The greatest difficulty in living the Christian life is learning to live your life desperate for God when your circumstances are not.

If a man has greatness in him, it comes to light, not in one flamboyant hour, but in the ledger of his daily work. -Baryl Markham

I have learned that faith means trusting in advance what will only make sense in reverse. -Philip Yancey

I believe more dreams have died in the comfort zone than in places where risks have been Will Smithtaken and failed. Coach Slack

When you lose vision, go back to the place where you last had it, and start over again from there.

We often pray for signs, wonders & miracles & then spend our lives avoiding any kind of context where a miracle can happen.

The presence of God has always been the greatest advertisement of the church. Get the presence, people will be impacted. – Sean Smith

Every staff pastor needs a senior pastor who is secure enough in his own calling to release them fully into theirs.


Oracles from the Moleskine are a compilation of notes and quotes from my personal journal and journey of faith.

About Michael Welchert

My wife Diana and I have been married since 1985 and have five wonderful children. I have been in ministry since 1980 and we currently reside in the Denver, CO area.
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1 Response to Oracles from the Moleskine (Faith for the Everyday)

  1. I like the quote from Pastor Chris Hill! He is a great speaker.

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