All Time Famous Francis Chan Quotes

Francis Chan Quotes

Francis Chan (Chinese: 陳恩藩; born August 31, 1967) is an American Protestant author, teacher, and preacher. He is the former teaching pastor of the nondenominational Cornerstone Community Church, an Evangelical church in Simi Valley, California founded by Chan in 1994. He also founded Eternity Bible College in 2004 and served as its early chancellor until 2010.

Chan has been a board member of several Christian and social justice organizations, including the Children’s Hunger Fund and Gospel for Asia. He has authored and co-authored numerous books including Crazy Love, a New York Times bestseller. Chan has also served as an ambassador for Care for Children.

Francis Chan Quotes

1. “Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.”
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2. “The world says love yourself, grab all you can, follow your heart. Jesus says Deny yourself, grab your cross, and follow me.”
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3. “True love requires sacrifice.”
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4. “He wants all or nothing. The thought of a person calling himself a ‘Christian’ without being a devoted follower of Christ is absurd.”
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5. “We never grow closer to God when we just live life. It takes deliberate pursuit and attentiveness.”
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6. “Jesus said go and make disciples, but so often we just sit and make excuses.”
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7. “Worry implies that we don’t quite trust God is big enough, powerful enough, or loving enough to take care of what’s happening in our lives.”
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8. “But God doesn’t call us to be comfortable. He calls us to trust Him so completely that we are unafraid to put ourselves in situations where we will be in trouble if He doesn’t come through.”
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9. “Has your relationship with God changed the way you live your life?”
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10. “Lukewarm people call ‘radical’ what Jesus expected of all His followers.”
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11. “The point of your life is to point to Him. Whatever you are doing, God wants to be glorified, because this whole thing is His.”
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12. “We are here to love. Not much else matters.”
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13. “Having faith often means doing what others see as crazy.”
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14. “The irony is that while God doesn’t need us but still wants us, we desperately need God but don’t really want Him most of the time.”
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15. “A disciple is a disciple maker.”
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16. “Isn’t it a comfort to worship a God we cannot exaggerate?”
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17. “Marriage is one of the most humbling, sanctifying journeys you will ever be a part of. It forces us to wrestle with our selfishness and pride. But it also gives us a platform to display love and commitment.”
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18. “I have one reason why you should walk away from that temptation right now. One reason: God. Is. Better.”
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19. “The disciples obey because that’s what people do when someone rises from the dead and gives instructions.”
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20. “Lukewarm people do not live by faith; their lives are structured so that they don’t have to.”
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21. “Jesus didn’t say that if you wanted to follow Him you could do it in a lukewarm manner. He said, ‘Take up your cross and follow Me.’”
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22. “God is calling you to a passionate love relationship with Himself. The answer to religious complacency isn’t working harder at a list of do’s and don’ts-it’s falling in love with God.”
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23. “James 2:19- ‘You believe there is one God. Good! Even the demons believe that- and shudder.’ God doesn’t just want us to have good theology; He wants us to know and love Him.”
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24. “Let us be eager to leave what is familiar for what is true.”
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25. “God’s presence is all that matters.”
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26. “Following Christ isn’t something that can be done halfheartedly or on the side. It is not a label we can display when it is useful. It must be central to everything we do and are.”
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27. “Salvation is all about the grace of God. There is absolutely nothing that you can do to save yourself or earn God’s favor.”
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28. “Life is about Jesus. We are not here to tell our story, but His.”
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29. “God doesn’t call us to be comfortable. He calls us to trust Him.”
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30. “True faith manifests itself through our actions.”
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31. “God has allowed hard things in your life so you can show the world that your God is great and that knowing Him brings peace and joy, even when life is hard.”
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32. “If life is a river, then pursuing Christ requires swimming upstream. When we stop swimming or actively following Him, we automatically begin to be swept downstream.”
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33. “We need to be more concerned about who we are before God than our reputation before people.”
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34. “The way we live out our days is the way we will live our lives.”
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35. “When I am consumed by my problems-stressed out about my life, my family, and my job actually convey the belief that I think the circumstances are more important than God’s command to always rejoice.”
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36. “You find that the things you let go of while following Jesus were the things that were going to destroy you in the end.”
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37. “We are each given different gifts and talents by our Master. The thing that matters most is how we use what we have been given, not how much we make or do compared to someone else. What matters is that we spend ourselves.”
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38. “As I see it, a lukewarm Christian is an oxymoron; there is no such thing. To put it plainly, churchgoers who are ‘lukewarm’ are not Christians. We will not see them in heaven.”
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39. “Christians are like manure: spread them out and they help everything grow better, but keep them in one big pile and they stink horribly.”
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40. “Something is wrong when our lives make sense to unbelievers.”
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41. “God never breaks His promises.”
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42. “If you want to see the big stuff that God has, you’ve got to take some risk and trust only in the Gospel.”
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43. “God didn’t just give a little for us; He gave His best. He gave Himself.”
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44. “Sometimes we shrink from leadership because our pride makes us afraid of failure. That’s not humility.”
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45. “Lukewarm people don’t really want to be saved from their sin; they want only to be saved from the penalty of their sin.”
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46. “True faith means holding nothing back; it bets everything on the hope of eternity.”
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47. “I don’t want my life to be explainable without the Holy Spirit.”
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48. “Due to our consumer mindset, people are prone to jump from church to church, which weakens the church overall.”
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49. “Our lack of intimacy is due to our refusal to unplug and shut off communication from all others so we can be alone with Him.”
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50. “We often think of prayer as a means to an end. Prayer is the goal.”
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51. “The Bible teaches that true joy is formed in the midst of the difficult seasons of life.”
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52. “When it’s hard and you are doubtful, give more.”
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53. “Why would we need to experience the Comforter if our lives are already comfortable?”
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54. “The church becomes irrelevant when it becomes purely a human creation. We are not all we were made to be when everything in our lives and churches can be explained apart from the work and presence of the Spirit of God.”
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55. “Heavenly Father, thank You so much for Your grace. Your forgiveness is SO good that I struggle with believing it at times. Thank You for rescuing me from myself and giving me Your Holy Spirit. Your love is better than life.”
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56. “We live in a time when Christians need to be told that they are supposed to live like Christ. That’s Weird.”
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57. “God is compassionate and just, loving and holy, wrathful and forgiving. We can’t sideline His more difficult attributes to make room for the palatable ones.”
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58. “God exists outside of time, and since we are within time, there is no way we will ever totally grasp that concept.”
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59. “My love for prayer was an answer to prayer.”
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60. “The God who loans you life sees your every move, hears each word you speak, knows your every thought. You are seen by God. Noticed. Known.”
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61. “Following Jesus is not about diligently keeping a set of rules or conjuring up the moral fortitude to lead good lives. It’s about loving God and enjoying Him.”
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62. “Not being able to understand God is frustrating, but it is ridiculous for us to think we have the right to limit God to something we are capable to comprehending.”
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63. “The wise man comes to God without saying a word and stands in awe of Him.”
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64. “It is true that God may have called you to be exactly where you are. But, it is absolutely vital to grasp that he didn’t call you there so you could settle in and live your life in comfort and superficial peace.”
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65. “There is nothing better than giving up everything and stepping into a passionate love relationship with God, the God of the universe who made galaxies, leaves, laughter, and me and you.”
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66. “The greatest knowledge we can ever have is knowing God treasures us.”
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67. “God interrupt whatever we are doing so that we can join You in what You’re doing.”
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68. “God’s definition of what matters is pretty straightforward. He measures our lives by how we love.”
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69. “What are you doing right now that requires faith?”
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70. “Only the Holy Spirit can give you the power to not think about yourself, to set you free from yourself.”
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71. “A relationship with God simply cannot grow when money, sins, activities, favorite sports teams, addictions, or commitments are piled up on top of it.”
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72. “We don’t get to decide who God is.”
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73. “Making disciples isn’t about gathering pupils to listen to your teaching. The real focus is not on teaching people at all–the focus is on loving them.”
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74. “When we work for Christ out of obligation, it feels like work. But when we truly love Christ, our work is a manifestation of that love, and it feels like love.”
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75. “Giving that is not motivated by love is worth nothing.”
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76. “Lukewarm people will serve God and others, but there are limits to how far they will go or how much time, money, and energy they are willing to give.”
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77. “My pride and immaturity caused me to make things more of a struggle than they had to be. I can always blame others or circumstances, but the truth was that my own sinful pride led to more stress than anything else.”
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78. “Lukewarm people think about life on earth much more often than eternity in heaven.”
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79. “It’s much less demanding to think about God’s will for your future than it is to ask Him what He wants you to do in the next ten minutes.”
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80. “People who are obsessed with Jesus give freely and openly without censure. Obsessed people love those who hate them and who can never love them back.”
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81. “I’ve got this amazing relationship with God that is better than life, itself, so marvelous, so wonderful that everything else can fall apart and I’m okay.”
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82. “He measures our lives by how we love.”
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83. “Our lives should be more than just focusing on our marriage but on focusing our marriage toward what God’s mission is for us as a couple.”
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84. “In the midst of our failed attempts at loving Jesus, His grace covers us.”
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85. “People accuse me of going overboard preparing for my first ten million years in eternity; in my opinion, people go overboard in worrying about their last ten on earth.”
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86. “Proclaiming the gospel to a lost world cannot be just another activity to add to the church’s crowded agenda. It must be central to who we are. It forms our identity.”
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87. “Grace is when you should be totally punished but are blessed for no reason.”
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88. “God gave me the same power He gave Jesus. I ask myself daily, Why do I waste such a priceless gift?”
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89. “God is the only true Giver, and He needs nothing from us. But still, He wants us. He gave us life so that we might seek and know Him.”
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90. “The stress that some of us feel – it’s a lack of faith, it really is.”
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91. “Being in war together may be what keeps us from being at war with each other. Rather than neglecting the battle to work on your marriage, maybe the best thing for your marriage is to enter the battlefield together.”
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92. “Our God listens to us. Our God is a living God. He’s not a block of wood you made up that’s not going to answer you. My God listens to me. He answers me.”
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93. “Lukewarm people are continually concerned with playing it safe; they are slaves to the god of control. This focus on safe living keeps them from sacrificing and risking for God.”
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94. “When we become overly concerned about our appearance, our spiritual reputation, our coolness, and our acceptance, we are living as citizens of this world rather than as ambassadors.”
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95. “People who are obsessed are raw with God; they do not attempt to mask the ugliness of their sins or their failures. Obsessed people don’t put it on for God; He is their safe place, where they can be at peace.”
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96. “Yes, it is God who works in you. And, yes, there is work for you to do. Yes, the Spirit empowers you to do the work. And, yes, you do the work.”
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97. “Don’t fall into the trap of studying the Bible without doing what it says.”
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98. “People who are obsessed with Jesus aren’t consumed with their personal safety and comfort above all else. Obsessed people care more about God’s kingdom coming to this earth than their own lives being shielded from pain or distress.”
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99. “Whatever God’s reasons for such diversity, creativity, and sophistication in the universe, on earth, and in our own bodies, the point of it all is His glory. God’s art speaks of Himself, reflecting who He is and what He is like.”
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100. “Many Spirit-filled authors have exhausted the thesaurus in order to describe God with the glory He deserves. His perfect holiness, by definition, assures us that our words can’t contain Him. Isn’t it a comfort to worship a God we cannot exaggerate?”
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101. “We have become dangerously comfortable- believers ooze with wealth and let their addictions to comfort and security numb the radical urgency of the gospel.”
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102. “Are we in love with God or just His stuff?”
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103. “God has given you this good stuff so that you can show the world a person who enjoys blessings, but who is still totally obsessed with God.”
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104. “If I were Satan and my ultimate goal was to thwart God’s kingdom and purposes, one of my main strategies would be to get churchgoers to ignore the Holy Spirit.”
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105. “A key to everything is surrender – to really come before the Lord and say, ‘I will literally stay here as long as you want me to stay’ or ‘God, I will really go anywhere on the earth.’”
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106. “God is love, but He also defines what love is. We don’t have the license to define love according to our standards.”
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107. “It’s pride, plain and simple, that keeps me from giving God all the glory and keeping some of it for myself. It is a battle we all fight in some form or another, some of us daily or even hourly.”
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108. “God is the only being who is good, and the standards are set by Him. Because God hates sin, He has to punish those guilty of sin. Maybe that’s not an appealing standard. But to put it bluntly, when you get your own universe, you can make your own standards.”
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109. “From start to finish, this movie is obviously about God. He is the main character. How is is possible that we live as though it is about us?”
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110. “Let your faith be bigger than your fear.”
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111. “People see only my actions. Instead, if I focus on Christ with thanksgiving, people see Him.”
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112. “In the craziness of our world, it takes tremendous effort to find a quiet place. It takes time to quiet your mind and your heart before the Lord.”
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113. “We have to believe it enough that it changes how we live.”
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114. “It’s a pretty crazy task to try to describe God “quickly.” Everything starts with a healthy fear of Him.”
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115. “God wants to change us so much that it intrigues others.”
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116. “In our world, where hundreds of things distract us from God, we have to intentionally and consistently remind ourselves of Him.”
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117. “When the church really takes on the humble characteristics of Christ, that’s going to lead to revival.”
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118. “Lukewarm people love others but do not seek to love others as much as they love themselves.”
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119. “I love staring out toward the ocean and away from anything manmade.”
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120. “I believe He wants us to love others so much that we go to extremes to help them.”
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121. “Can you worship a God who isn’t obligated to explain His actions to you? Could it be your arrogance that makes you think God owes you an explanation?”
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122. “Discipleship is all about living life together rather than just one structured meeting per week.”
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123. “Don’t believe something just because you want to, and don’t embrace an idea just because you’ve always believed it. Believe what is biblical. Test all your assumptions against the precious words God gave us in the Bible.”
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124. “The world needs Christians who don’t tolerate the complacency of their own lives.”
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125. “Stress says that the things we are involved in are important enough to merit our impatience, our lack of grace toward others, or our tight grip of control.”
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126. “Nowhere in Scripture do I see a “balanced life with a little bit of God added in” as an ideal for us to emulate. Yet when I look at our churches, this is exactly what I see: a lot of people who have added Jesus to their lives.”
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127. “If everyone gave and served and prayed exactly like you, would the church be healthy and empowered? Or would it be weak and listless?”
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128. “Many want to change the Church, but it is often motivated by personal preference rather than biblical conviction.”
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129. “Being a disciple of Jesus means that we are being transformed into His image. God wants to change us so much that it intrigues others.”
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130. “Why is it that we believe God’s promises of blessing but not his promises of punishment?”
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131. “Allow God to be as creative with you as He is with each of us.”
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132. “We are most alive when we are loving and actively giving ourselves because we were made to do these things.”
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133. “Joy is something that we have to choose and then work for.”
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134. “We have got to make disciples. Fun nights and pizza nights are not going to sustain us.”
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135. “We have to learn how to control our minds. We have to learn self-control.”
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136. “God is not just one thing we add to the mix called life. He wants an invitation from us to permeate everything and every part of us.”
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137. “My only prayer for my time with you is, “God I just want these men and women to long for you.””
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138. “Jesus asks for everything, but we try to give Him less.”
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139. “In reality, not one of us will ever be worthy. It is useless to attempt earning it; you’ll never feel ready. It is unknown and uncomfortable. But there really is a God who forgives everything and loves endlessly.”
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140. “If we really want to love our neighbors as ourselves, then it makes sense that we spend at least as much on them as we do on ourselves.”
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141. “I want to see people do more than simply raise their hand when they come to Christ. Where are the totally changed lives?”
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142. “Refusing to teach a passage of Scripture is just as wrong as abusing it.”
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143. “Find all of your security and worth in being a child of God, a member of Christ’s body.”
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144. “We live in a world where people say that you can believe anything you want about God.”
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145. “Solomon warned us not to rush into God’s presence with words. That’s what fools do. And often, that’s what we do.”
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146. “God has not had an identity crisis. He knows that he is Great and deserves to be the center of our lives.”
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147. “If you really want to experience God, go and make disciples.”
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148. “Draw close to Him and let your marriage be the overflow of that. When things are right with God, your marriage can actually become what it was designed to be. Peace comes when both parties come to an agreement. Agree on God – agree on His holiness and the supremacy He deserves in your lives.”
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149. “Obsessed people are more concerned with obeying God than doing what is expected or fulfilling the status quo. A person who is obsessed with Jesus will do things that don’t always make sense in terms of success or wealth on this earth.”
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150. “Hell is the backdrop that reveals the profound and unbelievable grace of the cross. It brings to light the enormity of our sin and therefore portrays the undeserved favor of God in full color.”
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151. “The very fact that a holy, eternal, all-knowing, all-powerful, merciful, fair, and just God loves you and me is nothing short of astonishing.”
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152. “It’s easy to write for God and about God, because what a thrill to remind the church that the Holy Spirit of God is in you. What a rush! What an amazing blessing!”
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153. “It is not scientific doubt, not atheism, not pantheism, not agnosticism, that in our day and in this land is likely to quench the light of the gospel. It is a proud, sensuous, selfish, luxurious, church-going, hollow-hearted prosperity.”
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154. “The fact is, I need God to help me love God. And if I need His help to love Him, a perfect being, I definitely need His help to love other, fault-filled humans.”
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155. “Lukewarm living and claiming Christ’s name simultaneously is utterly disgusting to God.”
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156. “When we love God because we feel we should love Him, instead of genuinely loving out of our true selves, we have forgotten who God really is.”
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157. “You have access to the Tent Of Meeting.”
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158. “We are a culture that relies on technology over community, a society in which spoken and written words are cheap, easy to come by, and excessive. Our culture says anything goes; fear of God is almost unheard of. We are slow to listen, quick to speak, and quick to become angry.”
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159. “Christians today like to play it safe. We want to put ourselves in situations where we are safe ‘even if there is no God.’ But if we truly desire to please God, we cannot live that way.”
— Francis Chan

160. “God never excuses sin. And He is always consistent with that ethic. Whenever we start to question whether God really hates sin, we have only to think of the cross, where His Son was tortured, mocked, and beaten because of sin. Our sin.”
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161. “The goals of American Christianity are often a nice marriage, children who don’t swear, and good church attendance. Taking the words of Christ literally and seriously is rarely considered. That’s for the “radicals” who are “unbalanced” and who go “overboard.” Most of us want a balanced life that we can control, that is safe, and that does not involve suffering.”
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162. “The core problem isn’t the fact that we’re lukewarm, halfhearted, or stagnant Christians. The crux of it all is why we are this way, and it is because we have an inaccurate view of God.”
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163. “If God cared only about religious activities, then the Pharisees would have been heroes of the faith.”
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164. “It hit me that the students were talking about me, not God. I was standing before a holy God and robbing Him of the glory that was rightfully His.”
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165. “We have a God who is a Creator, not a duplicator.”
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166. “It is easy to use the phrase “God’s will for my life” as an excuse for inaction or even disobedience. It’s much less demanding to think about God’s will for your future than it is to ask Him what He wants you to do in the next ten minutes. It’s safer to commit to following Him someday instead of this day.”
— Francis Chan

167. “Which is more messed up- that we have so much compared to everyone else, or that we don’t think we’re rich? That on any given day, we might flippantly call ourselves ‘broke’ or ‘poor?’ We are neither of those things. We are rich. Filthy rich.”
— Francis Chan

168. “Our greatest fear as individuals and as a church should not be failure but of succeeding at things that don’t really matter.”
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169. “If life were stable, I’d never need God’s help.”
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170. “People who are obsessed with Jesus live lives that connect them with the poor in some way or another. Obsessed people believe that Jesus talked about money and the poor so often because it was really important to Him.”
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171. “Maybe this is why 75 percent of church-raised children ditch the church when they turn 18. They see the gap between our supposed beliefs and our actions and decide not to join the hypocrisy.”
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172. “God specifically created us to be like Him. This is impossible to wrap our minds around, but God created us like Him in some respect and then set us in the midst of this world to represent Him!”
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173. “The greatest good on this earth is God.”
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174. “A quote I heard recently: “We are God’s plan to make it believable that He is good and loving and true.” God has always chosen to reveal Himself through people.”
— Francis Chan

175. “If you’d rather watch your kids grow up than see the face of your Savior today, you don’t grasp the beauty of God. If you worry about what would happen to your children if you were gone, you don’t understand the providence of God.”
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176. “O God, you are my God, earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you, my body longs for you, in a dry and weary land where there is no water. I have seen you in the sanctuary and beheld your power and your glory. Because your love is better than life, my lips will glorify you. I will praise you as long as I live, and in your name I will lift up my hands. My soul will be satisfied as with the richest of foods; with singing lips my mouth will praise you.”
— Francis Chan

177. “My biggest concern for this generation is your inability to focus, especially in prayer.”
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178. “Because when you’re wildly in love with someone, it changes everything.”
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179. “The theology that matters is not the theology we profess but the theology we practice.”
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180. “I sometimes struggle with how to properly respond to God’s magnitude in a world bent on ignoring or merely tolerating Him. But know this: God will not be tolerated. He instructs us to worship and fear Him.”
— Francis Chan

181. “If we don’t stare at God, we’ll spend our time staring at lesser things. Namely, ourselves.”
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182. “But making disciples is far more than a program. It is the mission of our lives. It defines us. A disciple is a disciple maker.”
— Francis Chan

183. “One of my biggest fears – maybe my biggest weakness as a Christian – is that I have a hard time going up to a stranger and talking to them about Jesus.”
— Francis Chan

184. “Where it gets weird is that nowadays there are millions of people on this earth who call themselves followers of Jesus, but their lives look nothing like His, and they’re not obeying the things that He called them to do.”
— Francis Chan

185. “There are periods that we forget that in the pursuit of fruit, that if we just abide in Him, then fruitfulness is a guarantee.”
— Francis Chan

186. “Life is comfortable when you separate yourself from people who are different from you. That epitomizes what my life was like characterized by comfort. But God doesn’t call us to be comfortable. He calls us to trust Him so completely that we are unafraid to put ourselves in situations where we will be in trouble if He doesn’t come through.”
— Francis Chan

187. “I don’t want to lose the awe we get to help another human being.”
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188. “Trust whatever He has for you. It will be better than anything you can plan for yourself.”
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189. “This book is written for those who want more Jesus. It is for those who are bored with what American Christianity offers. It is for those who don’t want to plateau, those who would rather die before their convictions do.”
— Francis Chan

190. “Without action and fruit, all the theology in the world has little meaning.”
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191. “I find myself relearning this lesson often. Even though I glimpse God’s holiness, I am still dumb enough to forget that life is all about God and not about me at all.”
— Francis Chan

192. “If one person “wastes” away his day by spending hours connecting with God, and the other person believes he is too busy or has better things to do than worship the Creator and Sustainer, who is the crazy one?”
— Francis Chan

193. “As we begin to focus more on Christ, loving Him and others becomes more natural. As long as we pursuing Him, we satisfied in Him. It is when we stop actively loving Him that we find ourselves restless and gravitating toward other means of fulfillment.”
— Francis Chan

194. “For decades church leadership like myself have lost sight of the powerful mystery inherent in the Church and have instead run to other methods to keep people interested. In all honesty, we have trained you to become addicted to lesser things. We have cheapened something sacred, and we must repent.”
— Francis Chan

195. “In our impatient culture, we want to experience biblical awe without biblical devotion.”
— Francis Chan

196. “What is amazing is how we treat a meeting with God as ordinary or burdensome.”
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197. “Before you say one word to God, take a minute and imagine what it would be like to stand before His throne as you pray.”
— Francis Chan

198. “By catering our worship to the worshippers and not to the Object of our worship, I fear we have created human-centered churches.”
— Francis Chan

199. “Worry implies that we don’t quite trust that God is big enough, powerful enough, or loving enough to take care of what’s happening in our lives. Stress says that the things we are involved in are important enough to merit our impatience, our lack of grace toward others, or our tight grip of control.”
— Francis Chan

200. “We have control over our prayer life, our relationship with Jesus.”
— Francis Chan

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Princess Diana, born on July 1, 1961, became the Princess of Wales upon her marriage to Prince Charles in 1981. Known for her compassion and humanitarian work, she played a key role in destigmatizing issues like AIDS and mental health. Despite her divorce from Prince Charles in 1996, Diana remained a prominent figure. Tragically, she […]

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Paramahansa Yogananda Quotes

All Time Famous Paramahansa Yogananda Quotes

Paramahansa Yogananda (1893–1952) was an influential Indian yogi and spiritual teacher who introduced Kriya Yoga to the West. Born in 1893 in Gorakhpur, India, he became a disciple of Swami Yukteswar Giri and founded the Self-Realization Fellowship in 1920, aiming to spread teachings on Kriya Yoga and balanced spiritual living. Yogananda traveled to the United […]

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Napoleon Hill Quotes

All Time Famous Napoleon Hill Quotes

Napoleon Hill (1883-1970) was an American self-help author and motivational speaker, best known for his iconic work “Think and Grow Rich,” published in 1937. Born in Wise County, Virginia, Hill overcame numerous challenges throughout his life, including poverty and family instability. He began his career as a journalist before dedicating himself to the study of […]

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