39 Inspiring Tony Evans Quotes


Jesus didn't wait until we got better to die for us. He died when we were in our most unlovely state.

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You are not fighting for victory; you are fighting from victory. This battle has already been won!

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One of the major problems leading to the breakdown of society is that we have far too many opinions dictating life choices and not enough truth mandating them.

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Whoever controls the family controls the future.

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It's okay if you are here and don't have all your life together. If you had all your life together, you wouldn't need to be here. However, hospitals do not tolerate sick people hanging around who donít want to get better. No doctor is going to keep fooling with a patient.

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The tragedy today is that many Christians think they are fighting flesh and blood in their marital and parenting issues, rather than realizing that Satan has an agenda to destroy their home.

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Even when things seem to be going wrong, they just could be going right because when you're in God's will, the negatives are part of his positive program.

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Church is not for spectators.

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People who want to give up on God simply because lifeís scenarios donít make sense could very well be walking away from a new manifestation of God and His name in their lives.

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Forget about Victoriaís Secret. Hereís Godís secret: The only way to satisfy your wife is by creating spiritual oneness.

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Biblical love is defined by passionately and righteously seeking the well-being of another.

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Biblical love is an act of the will and not just a fuzzy feeling in the stomach. Thatís why God can command us to love one another. 

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Love really has nothing to do with whether you feel loving at a particular moment. It has to do with the need of the person being loved, not the feelings of the one doing the loving.

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Men are often reluctant to give up their wants and their agendas, when necessary, for their wives.

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Churches must extend their influence beyond the lives of church members to impact the broader community that they serve.

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We need to make sure we are not analyzing the events in our lives from a secular, human, worldly point of view rather than from a divine, spiritual, godly point of view.

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Faith means acting on what God says in spite of what you know, your background, your experience, or even your education.

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Faith is a recognition of your own finiteness in relation to God ís infiniteness.

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Many men have come to view the church for its convenienceóhelp me, bless me, serve me, preach to me, sing to me, pray for me, but donít expect me to be a vehicle to minister to anyone else or join with you to impact the world.

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The biblical concept of agape love involves giving of yourself for the benefit of another, even at your own expense.

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A woman who wants to be the head of her home invites the Devil to take over her family. And the Devil has taken over many homes because the wife has refused to submit to the legitimate, biblical authority of her husband. The result is spiritual sickness and dysfunction.

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Itís interesting that, there really is no Proverbs 31 for men in the Bible. Men need the whole Bible, women need a chapter.

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Keep in mind as you face Satan's tricks of deception that you cannot fight him on your own, with your own methods, or even with your own thoughts.

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The best way to avoid meaningless repetition is to continue getting to know God. The better you know a person, the more the two of you have to discuss. Whenever you learn something new about our great God, include that in your prayer life.

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Unity is not uniformity; unity is oneness of purpose.

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Faith isnít simply tied to belief. It is tied to an action. Faith is tied to your feet. The power of faith comes when you are willing to give the very thing that you need to someone else so God can give ìitî back to you.

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A kingdom woman does hard things, and sometimes having faith based on Godís Word is the simplest yet toughest thing she will ever have to do.

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Satan has constitutional superiority over every man and woman because he is a spirit being.

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Never underestimate your role as a father. Remember, Dads, that your childrenís view of God will largely be dependent on their view of you.

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Many in our society want the benefits of freedom without its responsibilities and boundaries. They want God bless America, but not one nation under God.

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If you don't know the truth, or if you donít act on the truth, the shield of faith is impotent. In order to have faith, you have to know and respond to truth. And as we saw earlier, truth is fundamentally God's viewpoint on a matter.

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Simply defined, prayer is earthly permission for heavenly interference.

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CHURCH is like a hospital. Itís where people who are sick, broken, bruised, beaten, and battered with life because of sin and unrighteousness come for help.

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If you align your thoughts and your desires underneath His comprehensive rule over every area of your life, you will walk in peace. He will calm your heart and your mind by giving you peace.

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Faith is acting as if God is telling the truth. It is acting as if something is true even when it doesn't appear to be true in order that it might be shown to be true simply because God said it's true.

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A friend is someone who gets in your way when you are on your way down.

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