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Quotes by David Jeremiah

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Wikipedia Summary for David Jeremiah

David Paul Jeremiah (born February 13, 1941) is an American conservative evangelical Christian author, founder of Turning Point Radio and Television Ministries and senior pastor of Shadow Mountain Community Church, a Southern Baptist megachurch in El Cajon, California, a suburb of San Diego.

A girl's father is the first man in her life, and probably the most influential.

The man who loves his wife above all else on earth gains the freedom and power to pursue other noble, but lesser, loves.

Everyone is in need of encouragement at some time. Take the opportunity today to encourage (give courage to) the one who often encourages you.

Ask God to show you any changes you need to make in your relationships. And make sure your closest relationship continues to be with Jesus Himself.

People crave encouragement, and sometimes the greatest encouragement is the writing of words that endure. Perhaps you can pen a note of affirmation and approval to someone today.

If peace seems elusive in your life today, commit yourself to God, commit your concerns to Him in prayer, and then rest peacefully as you trust in Him.

Evangelism was not a program in the Jerusalem church; it was a way of life. The believers' lives and behaviors created such favor with the population of Jerusalem that people we drawn to the Lord.

God has given us everything we need for life and godliness. And he's given us the indwelling strength and guidance of the Holy Spirit. The rest is up to us.

Don't let obstacles along the road to eternity shake your confidence in God's promise. The Holy Spirit is God's seal that you will arrive.

It is God's omnipotence, His consuming holiness, and His right to judge that make Him worthy to be feared.

The more the Gospel progresses and the closer we come to the end of the age, the more aggressive the enemy becomes. Sadly, many Christians are unaware that a battle is raging all around them, and they have not reported for duty.

We live under the sun, but our destiny is beyond its rising and setting.

This is a time when all of God's people need to keep their eyes and their Bibles wide open. We must ask God for discernment as never before.

The tomb was empty-the greatest security breach of all time.Yet that event gives lasting security to all God's people.

To accomplish anything extraordinary you must blend desire for the goal with the will to take action to achieve it. This is how you commit to making yourself do what's right, whether you feel like it or not. The key is self-control.

We may go to church once a week, but our Christian life is daily -- step-by-step.

Perhaps the image you have of the devil is a cartoon of a man in a red suit with horns a pointy tale and a pitch fork, Satan would love for you to think of him as a harmless cartoon character, but don't be fooled... Satan is anything but harmless.

It's not going to happen through technology or our intellectual abilities but only through prayer. When we pray, God works. We believe God blesses churches that bless missions.

If you need counsel, start with the One who is both Counselor and King -- the One who is the source of both wisdom and power.

Answers to prayer have to be on God's schedule, not ours. He hears us pray, and He answers according to His will in His own time.

We can be encouraged knowing that our daily actions and words are declaring Christ to the world.

The truth is: We serve a generous God. He delights in giving us opportunities beyond our capabilities. He has promised to equip us, and remain with us through each bend in the road.

The only way the corporate Body of Christ will fulfill the mission Christ has given it is for individual Christians to have a vision for fulfilling that mission personally.

If your world today seems confusing, be comforted by the words of the prophets of God who have told you what the future holds for you as a child of God.

We are reflectors, and as reflectors we have one duty and that is to stay clean or we won't reflect Jesus.

When the problem is worry, the prescription is prayer.

Love is worthless unless it acts out, unless it's expressed in deed and behavior.

It is possible to be at the top of Christian service, respected and admired, and not have that indispensable ingredient by which God has chosen to work in His world today -- the absolute sacrificial agape love of the Eternal God.

Every time we deny ourselves in order to serve someone else, we grow in Christ.

Every decision we make has to be evaluated in light of our life-changing commitment to being a servant of Christ and His kingdom.

If you're unhappy with another person's behavior, pray about it and be honest and open in dealing with it in the right kind of way.

Do we approach God from a beggar's perspective or as His cherished child? If we have any difficulty seeing Him as our loving Father, we need to ask Him to help us develop a healthy Father child relationship.

We should be holy people eager to greet our Lord when He returns, ready at any moment for the trumpet's call, people of optimism, busy in evangelism, hands to the plow, eyes on the prize.

The universe is filled with the evidence of God's greatness. In awesome wonder we can consider the worlds He has made.

Salvation is one of the Bible's great words, but many don't understand that the Bible presents salvation in three stages. Many people consider salvation a one-time, past event. They forget its ongoing nature.

First, forgive. Second, forget by choosing not to dwell on that which is forgiven and in the past. We have no right to keep in front of us what God has put behind Him.

God is faithful and true. Confess your inability and His ability, and keep your eyes on Him.

Saving us is the greatest and most concrete demonstration of God's love, the definitive display of His grace throughout time and eternity.

No one is going to be powerful in their ministry if they are hiding something that they are afraid people will find out at any moment.

No Christian is abandoned at the moment of death. The angels are the ushers, and our passage to heaven is under their escort.

Every believer is commanded to be plugged in to a local church.

I believe the sense of lost opportunity is rooted in a faulty understanding of God's grace. Likewise, when grace is grasped and embraced, the Land of Opportunity becomes yours again.

For many little girls, life with father is a dress rehearsal for love and marriage.

A man of God in the will of God is immortal until His work is done.

What a loving God we serve! Not only has He prepared a heavenly dwelling for us, but His angels also accompany us as we transition from this world to the next.

If you were to write your life motto, what would it say? Look out for number one? Or look out for the needs of others?

Parental love is unconditional, and so is God's love. No matter what a child of God has done against Him, or feels he or she has done that cannot be forgiven, God still loves that wondering soul.

When Christ returns, and only then, will the angel's message to the shepherds be totally fulfilled: Peace on earth, goodwill toward men.

If someone analyzed your words today, what percentage would be tender, encouraging, uplifting, faith-building, and joyful? Would it match Christ's proportions?

In a sense, we are better prepared to praise God than the angels are, for angels have never known the joy of redemption.

Loving the world destroys our relationship with God, it denies our faith in God, and it discounts our future with God.

All the Christmas presents in the world are worth nothing without the presence of Christ.

If Jesus can live in you and you are no different than the world around you, something got short circuited because Jesus makes a difference.

Refresh your commitment today to test everything by the Word of God. The surest defense against spiritual deception is knowledge of spiritual truth.

When I put God first, God takes care of me and energizes me to do what really needs to be done.

There is a sense in which the Christian's life on earth is a dress rehearsal for heaven. Not in terms of costumes and theatrics, but in terms of worship and devotion to the One we will worship for all eternity -- the Lamb who sits on the throne of heaven.

When we feel that old spirit of complaining start to bubble up in our hearts, we need to remind ourselves to take time to thank God for His blessings.

The Bible tells us that whenever we come before God, whatever our purpose or prayer request, we are always to come with a thankful heart.

If we ask God for a calm, thankful heart that sees all the blessings His grace imparts, He can teach us many lessons in illness that can never be learned in health.

You may not be able to predict the time of a tornado, earthquake or the Lord's return. But you can know for a fact that He is coming back. Work today to share the escape route of God's grace with others, before the night cometh.

Everyone we meet is a hero waiting to happen. When Jesus saw people, He envisioned their potential. No respecter of persons, He associated with people from all walks of life.

Our ownership in Christ is documented in the Word of God, and our names are registered in the Lamb's Book of Life.

A willing heart is the first step in finding God's will in our lives. We cannot expect God to force us or to plead with us about the calling in our lives.

God is no further from you on your worst day than He is on your best day. Just open your heart to receive Him and His love.

Your heavenly home was bought for a price, and that payment results in a title deed that can never be lost through foreclosure.

Above all else, He loves you and chose to measure that love out not in words, but in blood. He loves you enough to give you the greatest gift conceivable. Would such a love allow you to suffer without purpose?

The greatest adventure in life -- knowing God -- begins at the Cross of Christ and ends with a Hallelujah!

Our impulses toward instant gratification aren't to be trusted. Hoarding our resources isn't a worthy goal. We're created with eternity in our hearts, and our lives have everlasting value.

God has stepped in at the last minute more than once in history (remember Moses at the Red Sea?). And He can do the same for you. Keep turning the pages by faith and let the story play out to the end.

If you are at a hard place in life, hesitant to ask for help, God invites you to ask Him so He can meet your need.

God loves you as though you are the only person in the world, and He loves everyone the way He loves you.

Within seconds thoughts become words that slip off our tongue and into the world. Pausing before we speak may seem cumbersome, but it allows us to decide: Is this helpful? Does this need to be said now? What is the best way to say this?

Though it may seem overdue, righteousness is always rewarded. Don't be impatient with God. He'll never forget to reward your efforts for Him.

The vinedresser is never nearer the branches then when he is pruning them.

Marriage can either be a classroom where people become wiser and better, or a prison where people become resentful; and bitter.

There is nothing God doesn't know about your life. You may know the past and present, but God also knows the future. Choose today to walk securely -- not in what you know, but in what you believe.

Once we begin chasing approval, we never stop running. It's servitude to a thousand masters instead of one to please.

Though not everyone can attend seminary, every Christian has a seminary between two covers -- the Holy Bible. God's Word is a school that trains us for the work He has planned for us on earth.

Peter was filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke the Word with boldness. Even when threatened with punishment, he said that he could not help but share the things he had seen and heard.

God appeared to His people in the Old Testament and dwelt with His people in the New -- and now abides in us by His Spirit.

I learned to pray out of desperation. For most of us, this is how the adventure usually begins. When we finally get serious about prayer, the trigger is usually desperation, not duty.... We don't pray because we ought, we pray because we are without any other recourse.

Faith is the solid, unshakable confidence in God which is built upon assurance that He is faithful to His promises.

There are other kinds of joy found in other places in the world, but there is no place where you can find Christian joy except in Christ.

Christian joy is letting Christ live His life out through you so that what He is, you become.

God is never early and never late.

He is able to help His children work through anything, and not a single thing is going to happen in the future that can change that fact.

Discipleship is crucial to our ultimate destiny, but its cost is total commitment.

Every child is created uniquely by God. God puts a certain formula in the heart of every child. And it is the parents' challenge to figure out the combination. We need to spend time studying, looking, listening, and observing.

The simple, daily influences of prayer, persuasion, and promoting of godly values are the most powerful tools a mother can use to unleash the potential of her children.

We have nothing in our account but zeroes! And yet, because of His great love, God forgave us our astronomical debt.

When we gather for worship, whether with a handful in a storefront chapel or with thousands in St. Peter's Square, we perform a drama with different parts-speaking and singing and praying and giving money and baptizing and eating bread and drinking wine-all for the delight of God.

We have been released from the spirit of fear by the Holy Spirit, who has placed us in the body of Christ.

Head knowledge without heart knowledge is worse than useless; but when head and heart join forces, it changes our lives forever.

The Holy Spirit wants to convert the words of Scripture into transformed personalities.

Many Christians have the mistaken notion that eternal life begins when they die. But that is not biblically accurate. Eternal life begins when we are born again into the Kingdom of God.

Satan can imitate God, but he cannot duplicate Him -- God is the only One who can deliver us from our pain and suffering.

There's only one thing to do with God's offer of the gift of salvation: Say thank you and embrace it.

As you read the Word of God today, read it with expectancy and anticipation for the changes it will make in you.

Don't wait until the moment of crisis. Plan ahead, hide God's Word in your heart, and pray in advance for victory, holiness, and a life pleasing to God.

Trust God for the impossible-miracles are His department. Our job is to do our best, letting the Lord do the rest.

In today's America He (Jesus) has moved from the central figure of world history to source material for late-night comics and pundits who would not dare treat other religious leaders with such disrespect.

God is love (1 John 4:8, 16) and God is sovereign (Acts 4:24). Those biblical truths must define our response to every circumstance in life.

A journal is a great way to keep track of what happens daily in your walk with God and to record your prayers and thoughts.

The Old Testament teaches us that if we humble ourselves and pray, God will hear from heaven and heal our land. And the New Testament assures us that the fervent prayers of righteous men can make a difference.

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