Chip Ingram Quotes.
God gives us the ingredients for our daily bread, but he expects us to do the baking!
GodвЂ™s plan for you, whether youвЂ™re married, single, or about to be married, unless He gives you the gift of singleness, is to be in a warm, loving marriage relationship, characterized by open communication, a lot of hard work, deep commitment, setting boundaries, and doing it GodвЂ™s way.
Remember that you are not called to produce successful, upwardly mobile, highly educated, athletically talented machines…Givi ng your children great opportunities is good; it is not, however, the goal of parenting. Christlikeness is. Above all, seek to raise children who look and act a lot like Jesus.
Christians are like teabags, you don’t really know what they’re like until you put them in hot water.
Generosity isn’t an act. It’s a way of life.
As we get close to God, he is going to reveal things in our life that aren’t pretty. We’ll see the patterns of bitterness, anger, manipulation, and hurt that have cycled in our relationships.
Many Christians ‘stall out’ in the faith when the call to total commitment is received or viewed as something too high or too hard to acquire…or they have never been taught that total commitment is Christ’s demand for all His followers.
Love sticks around even when it has a lot to put up with.
Let’s help people get on board with what God wants to give them, but what we don’t want is the process. Everyone wants the product.
As you spend time in God’s Word and understand his love, the Holy Spirit will create new desires within you to love and serve others like never before.
Love is giving someone what they need most, when they deserve it least, at great personal cost to yourself.
The cross is the greatest example of humility and devotion in the universe. Jesus put your needs ahead of His own. He considered you more valuable than Himself.
We need to love people with our deeds AND our words because sharing the Good News is a process, not just an event.
Research indicates that once an uncommitted couple gets involved in sexual intercourse, the relationship usually begins to end. They have reached the superficial end of the physical aspects of the relationship, and they have no particularly compelling reason to explore its depths.
Hopeless situations are never hopeless to God.
God always has and always will look for men and women who say to Him, ‘I trust you so much, I’m all in. I want your way not mine. I am willing to live by faith!’
Pray when you feel like praying,” somebody has said. “Pray when you don’t feel like praying. Pray until you do feel like praying.