Devon Franklin quotes

DeVon Franklin is a renowned preacher and motivational speaker and the New York Times best-seller book The Wait. 

Here are a several of Devon Franklin quotes.




Making sure that each of us ends up with the people we are meant to be with is important to the Lord, so He takes His time making sure that the circumstances are right.

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Delaying gratification means working at becoming more self-aware and humble enough to admit that our first impulses arenít always smart ones.

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When we chase the high of instant gratification, we make choices that for many reasons are irresponsible and based on poor reasoning . . . or no reasoning at all.

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The practice of waiting choosing to wait for sex and denying instant gratification so that you can see clearly, make better decisions, and position yourself for blessings is the key to finding not just happiness but spirit-deep fulfillment.

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Change is always difficult, which is why people so often retreat into the familiar even when the familiar is awful and depressing.

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What matters is not where you are today, but what kind of person God is shaping you to become in preparation for the time when he brings his vision for your life to fruition.

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Keep your eyes straight ahead and focus on becoming the best possible professional and Christian. Let God take care of the future.

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Home is about the person more than the place.

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The way God brings you a person can be as important as the person.

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Honesty isn't a sign of weakness but of strength.

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When we can admit we don't have it all together, that we're struggling to figure out how to deal with one another better and that we need help in the process, this is when positive change can take place.

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Waiting honors God's timing and methods.

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True self-worth comes from believing that the fact of your birth is all the validation you need.

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Career should be a spiritual pursuit, not just a physical or financial one.

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Your career should be where your dreams, aspirations, talents, and hopes for the present and future play out.

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Waiting gives you better knowledge of your partner. When you're not blinded by lust.

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Waiting helps you think clearly. Sex clouds judgment and gives rise to self-delusions.

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Our marriage is our home, and it fills us back up when the world drains us.

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Unconditional love means accepting someone for who they are now, not who you hope they will be one day.

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The distance between you and success isn't necessarily a yard it's an inch. But to get that final inch is excruciating. You have to stay committed.

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 A man cannot feel like a man without a partner, corporation, team. Manhood is a game played on the terrain of opposites. 

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One of the big reasons our relationship is so strong today is that when we were dating, we couldn't fall back on sex when talking got tough.

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When you're seeking God and you're focused on whatever you're supposed to be doing, you see yourself and the other person clearly.

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