Max Lucado Quotes.
Worry is irrelevant. It alters nothing. When was the last time you solved a problem by worrying about it?
For years I thought my assignment or the Church’s assignment was to articulate the Gospel and nothing more. Now I believe that if we don’t support the verbal expression of the Gospel with physical demonstration of compassion, we are not imitating Jesus.
I get one hour, really 25 minutes in a sermon on a weekend, to combat all the hours of the week that people are told you are what you have through billboards, commercials, and sitcoms, and so forth.
The presence of fear does not mean you have no faith. Fear visits everyone. But make your fear a visitor and not a resident.
Be patient. God is using today’s difficulties to strengthen you for tomorrow. He is equipping you. The God who makes things grow will help you bear fruit.
God is God. He knows what he is doing. When you canвЂ™t trace his hand, trust his heart.
My first encounters with faith came about the time I was a Boy Scout, at about 14 or 15. I made the logical deduction that they operate the same way; I treated my faith like earning a merit badge, and everything about Christianity was about earning merit badges.
A woman’s heart should be so hidden in God that a man has to seek Him just to find her.
A season of suffering is a small assignment when compared to the reward. Rather than begrudge your problem, explore it. Ponder it. And most of all, use it. Use it to the glory of God.
When all of earth turns against you, all of heaven turns toward you.
The meaning of life. The wasted years of life. The poor choices of life. God answers the mess of life with one word: ‘grace.’
If we can understand that death is not the end but is really a transition into the next life, the great part of life, that frees us up into receiving God’s courage and his help.
Your goal is not to know every detail of the future. Your goal is to hold the hand of the One who does and never, ever let go.
Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. To these I commit my day. If I succeed, I will give thanks. If I fail, I will seek his grace. And then, when this day is done, I will place my head on my pillow and rest.
A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
The difference between mercy and grace? Mercy gave the prodigal son a second chance. Grace gave him a feast.
Well, I think the main message is there is more to your story. There is more than what happens between the crib and the grave, and that is what I am really trying to speak to, this idea that all of life is this life and that there is nothing more than what we see and experience right here on this earth.