Lysa Terkeurst quotes

Lysa TerKeurst is an author, speaker, and president of Proverbs 31 Ministries. See some of Lysa TerKeurst quotes.



God's love isn't based on me. It's simply placed on me. And it's the place from which I should live . . . loved.

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Never is a woman so fulfilled as when she chooses to underwhelm her schedule so she can let God overwhelm her soul.

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I must exchange whispers with God before shouts with the world.

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To love God is to cooperate with His grace. And since I'm so very aware of my own need for grace, I must be willing to freely give it away.

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My identity must be anchored to the truth of who God is and who He is to me.

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Jesus doesn't participate in the rat race. He's into the slower rhythms of life, like abiding, delighting, and dwelling all words that require us to trust Him with our place and our pace. Words used to describe us being with Him.

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The one who obeys God's instruction for today will develop a keen awareness of His direction for tomorrow.

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Forgiveness is mandatory; reconciliation is optional.

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If you desire to please God with the decision you make and afterward it proves to be a mistake, it's an error not an end.

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The Devil is vicious, but he's not victorious.

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When sin entered the world, it broke the goodness of Godís design. And sin absolutely breaks God's heart. But in no way did sin affect the goodness of God. He has a plan, a good plan to rid this world of every effect of sin.

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Which do I care more about - demanding my rights or displaying right choices?

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God is using all of your experiences, both good and bad, to develop your character to match your calling.

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What if disappointment is really the exact appointment your soul needs to radically encounter God?

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The only way our faith will ever strengthen is for us to use it.

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It was about realizing the power of God taking over my complete weakness.

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Friendships are like plowed open fields ready for growth. What we plant is what will grow. If we plant seeds of reassurance, blessing, and love, we reap a great harvest of security. Of course, if we plant seeds of backbiting, questioning, and doubt, we reap a great harvest of insecurity.

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No person's rejection can ever exempt me from God's love for me. Period. No question mark. The most beautiful love story ever written is the one you were made to live with God.

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If we live rooted and established in His love, we don't just have knowledge of His love in our minds, but it becomes a reality that anchors us.

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When my brain begs me to doubt God, as it most certainly does, I find relief for my unbelief by laying down my human assessments and assumptions; I turn from the Tree of Knowledge and fix my gaze on the Tree of Life.

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I believe that discovering our purpose will unfold slowly, like a seed planted deep in the ground.

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I will give you the treasures of darkness, riches stored in secret places. In the most unlikely places I will bless your efforts and reward your perseverance with small indications of your victory.

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My heart struggles to make peace between God's ability to change hard things and His apparent decision not to change them for me.

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Too many people think that finding the reason God placed us here on earth will come in one assignment with a big title and complete job description.

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If God is good and God is good to me, then I must fill in the gaps of all the unknowns of my life with a resounding statement of trust: God is good at being God.

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In God's plan, youíve got a part to play. If you know it and believe it, youíll live it.

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God's Word is the Truth. And His Truth says you are a holy and dearly loved child of your heavenly Father.

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To trust God is to trust His timing.

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How dangerous it is when our souls are gasping for God but weíre too distracted flirting with the world to notice.

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God loves me too much to answer my prayers at any other time than the right time and in any other way than the right way. In the quietness of all that doesn't feel right, this truth does.

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To trust God is to trust His way. 

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At the core of who we are, we crave the acceptance that comes from being loved. To satisfy this longing we will either be graspers of God's love or grabbers for people's love.

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It is beautiful when the Master chisels. God doesn't allow the unglued moments of our lives to happen so we'll label ourselves and stay stuck.

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The closer I align my truth with His truth, the more closely I identify with God and the more my identity really is in Him.

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Jesus knew what being rejected felt like. Jesus knew. He knew the feelings. He knew the struggles. And in an earth-shattering moment, Jesus exposed the way of escape for us. He matched every feeling the emptiness, the deprivation, and the rejection with truths straight from God's Word. 

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Lies flee in the presence of truth.

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Imagine how differently you might approach each day by simply stating: God is good. God is good to me. God is good at being God. And today is yet another page in our great love story.

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