Richard Duane Warren is an American evangelical Christian pastor and author. Profoundly inspirational Rick Warren quotes will challenge the way you think, and make your life worth living.
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For instance, God teaches us to love by putting some unlovely people around us. It takes no character to love people who are lovely and loving to you.
You weren’t put on earth to be remembered. You were put here to prepare for eternity.
Who are you going to live for – yourself or God?
Because God is with you all the time, no place is any closer to God than the place where you are right now.
We’re not completely happy here because we’re not supposed to be! Earth is not our final home; we were created for something much better.
When life doesn’t make sense, we can still have peace.
There is nothing quite as potent as a focused life, one lived on purpose.
God intentionally allows you to go through painful experiences to equip you for ministry to others.
You cannot fulfil God’s purposes for your life while focusing on your own plans.
God is for your success in life; He created you for a purpose and he wants you to succeed. It is God, your Creator, who will measure your success in life, and no one else.
If you have felt hopeless, hold on! Wonderful changes are going to happen in your life as you begin to live it on purpose.
Frankness is not a license to say anything you want, wherever and whenever you want. It is not rudeness.
A pretentious, showy life is an empty life; a plain and simple life is a full life.
We are a product of our past but we don’t have to be prisoners of it.
Inspirational Rick Warren Quotes
God never does anything accidentally, and he never makes mistakes.
Life minus love equals zero.
God sometimes removes a person from your life for your protection. Don’t run after them.
Don’t waste your pain; use it to help others.
The more you pray, the less you’ll panic. The more you worship, the less you worry. You’ll feel more patient and less pressured.
Humility is not thinking less of yourself; it is thinking of yourself less. Humility is thinking more of others.
During the next 90 days, people are going to be more open to the Gospel than in years. It is God’s responsibility to make people receptive; it is our responsibility to sow the seed.
You were made by God and for God, and until you understand that, life will never make sense.
I can’t imagine God not allowing my dog into Heaven.
Your greatest ministry will most likely come out of your greatest hurt.
Four of the Ten Commandments deal with our relationship to God while the other six deal with our relationships with people. But all ten are about relationships.
Why is this happening to me? Why am I having such a difficult time? One answer is that life is supposed to be difficult! It’s what enables us to grow. Remember, earth is not heaven!
I don’t know the keys to success, but one key to failure is to try to please everyone.
You’ll find success in life when you stop trying to include God in your plans and instead ask God to include you in His.
Life is a gift…Life is a test….Life is a temporary assignment….
If God only used perfect people, nothing would get done. God will use anybody if you’re available.
It’s not what you do, but how much love you put into it that matters.
My ultimate goal is for you to live the life you’re intended to live.
If you want your life to have an impact, focus it! Stop dabbling. Stop trying to do it all. Do less. Prune away even good activities and do only that which matters most. Never confuse activity with productivity. You can be busy without a purpose, but what’s the point?
The truth is, almost everything we do is done poorly when we first start doing it – that’s how we learn.
Without God, life has no purpose, and without purpose, life has no meaning. Without meaning, life has no significance or hope.
You are not ready to live unless you know what you are willing to die for.
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Faithful servants never retire. You can retire from your career, but you will never retire from serving God.
The easiest way to discover the purpose of an invention is to ask the creator of it. The same is true for discovering your life’s purpose: Ask God.
God gave us the gift of life in Heaven. Many people are given this gift, but they never open it. They never do anything with it.
Surrender . . .sacrificing my life or suffering in order to change what needs to be changed.
23. Other people are going to find healing in your wounds. Your greatest life messages and your most effective ministry will come out of your deepest hurts.
Your character is shaped by your choices. What choices will you make today that will positively affect the rest of your life?
The closer you live to God, the smaller everything else appears.
Behind every successful child is an adult who believed in him.
Every time you defeat a temptation, you become more like Jesus!
Forgiveness must be immediate, whether or not a person asks for it. Trust must be rebuilt over time. Trust requires a track record.
You never know God is all you need until God is all you have.”
I never get involved with policy. Never.
After learning to love God (worship), learning to love others is the second purpose of your life.
Your value is not determined by your valuables, and God says the most valuable things in life are not things!
The way you think determines the way you feel, and the way you feel determines the way you act.
If you’re alive, there’s a purpose for your life.
The best use of life is love. The best expression of love is time. The best time to love is now.
Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you. Don’t waste your pain; use it to help others.
Those who follow the crowd usually get lost in it.
Being successful and fulfilling your life’s purpose are not at all the same thing; You can reach all your personal goals, become a raving success in the world’s standard and still miss your purpose in this life.
We are products of our past, but we don’t have to be prisoners of it.
God is more interested in your character than your comfort. God is more interested in making your life holy than He is in making your life happy.
Because God is love, the most important lesson he wants you to learn on earth is how to love.
God has a purpose behind every problem. He uses circumstances to develop our character. In fact, he depends more on circumstances to make us like Jesus than he depends on our reading the Bible.