Max Lucado Quotes.
A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.
God meets daily needs daily. Not weekly or annually. He will give you what you need when it is needed.
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.
He promises a lamp unto our feet, not a crystal ball into the future.
Become a worry-slapper. Treat frets like mosquitoes. Do you procrastinate when a bloodsucking bug lights on your skin? ‘I’ll take care of it in a moment.’ Of course you don’t! You give the critter the slap it deserves. Be equally decisive with anxiety.
About four days a week, I do pretty good at having a morning prayer time. But even at that, it’s a rambling sort of thing. What I have learned to do better is to try to keep my mind turned toward God and ear inclined toward God throughout the day, and I think I’m doing better at that, but I’ve got a long way to go.
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.
There is a time for risky love. There is a time for extravagant gestures. There is a time to pour out your affections on one you love. And when the time comes – seize it, don’t miss it.
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.
Worry is irrelevant. It alters nothing. When was the last time you solved a problem by worrying about it?
When we put someone in our jail cell of hatred, we are stuck guarding the door.
God never said that the journey would be easy, but He did say that the arrival would be worthwhile.
God is God. He knows what he is doing. When you can’t trace his hand, trust his heart.
People assume when they come into a church and see a person up there speaking, ‘That person must be a good person.’ My challenge through the years has been believing that: ‘I guess I must be a really good person.’ I struggle with it. It just helps me to keep that confessional posture.
Initially, when I first became a Christian and got into ministry, my thought was that God existed to make my life better and to take me to Heaven. Now I realize that it is not about me at all. It is all about God and that He did this to display His plan to restore the Earth to the Garden of Eden state.
God has enough grace to solve every dilemma you face, wipe every tear you cry, and answer every question you ask.
Stay strong! Your test will become your test-imony, your mess will become your mess-age.