Bernice Ovida Jensen
January 5, 1919- October 13, 2014
(Found in a Bible she received as a gift in 1945.)

When it seems hardest to pray, that is the time to pray the hardest.

The only people who never make a mistake are those who never do anything.

The best way for a man to train a child in the way he should go, is to travel that way himself.

Keep a child in your heart and you will never grow old.

God always uses the man nearest him.

How to stay in the groove without making it a rut is the problem of every Sunday school teacher.

Children are like rough diamonds. Parents are to polish them; they must neither be struck unskillfully nor left uncut.

Heaven gates are wide enough to admit sinners, but too narrow to admit any sin.

Fault finding is one talent that ought to be buried and the place forgotten.

Be what you would have people think you are.

Too many Christians are fighting sin with blank cartridges.

Some people grow under responsibility, others merely swell up.

It’s the set of the sail not the gale that determines the way we go.

Those who are trying to bring men home to God must be on their way to God’s home themselves.

God never leaves any ‘til they first leave him.

God sometimes puts his children to bed in the dark.

Christ has no hands but our hands to do His work today.

You must be square if you want a circle of friends.

There is no sweeter honey then that which drops from one of the promises of God.

Everyone knows how to say nothing, but few know when.

The greatest of faults is to imagine you have none.

How we love to confess the sins of others.

A talent underdeveloped and unused will gradually disappear.

Worry is the reverse of trust in God.

What kind of church would we have if every member was just like you?

The best place to find a helping hand is at the end of your arm.

A religion that serves as cloak can never be used as an armor.

The bigger a man’s head, the easier it is to fill his shoes.

Only those who look to Jesus for help can be true to Him.

Many will have a joyous Christmas, but only those will have a blessed Christmas who know and believe in the Christ child.

Do you live on Monday the lessons you learned on Sunday?