31 Famous Bishop T.D. Jakes Quotes

31 Famous Bishop T.D. Jakes Quotes

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T.D. Jakes is the Bishop of The Potter’s House church in West Virginia. His sermons are highly viewed and are broadcast ed all over the country under the name “The Potter’s Touch”. He also holds many different types of conferences which draw hundreds of thousands of people each year.

“A church that focuses on the external has lost its passion for souls.”

“A whole woman will always attract a whole man. And when they touch, they will fuse to create a whole marriage. Ultimately, when the time is right, they will produce whole children.”

“Blame unto others only as you would first blame yourself.”

“But I think my mistakes became the chemistry for my miracles. I think that my tests became my testimonies.”

“God has invested entirely too much in you for you to be comfortable in anything less than you were created to be.”

“I like to see myself as a bridge builder, that is me building bridges between people, between races, between cultures, between politics, trying to find common ground.”

“I think the first step is to understand that forgiveness does not exonerate the perpetrator. Forgiveness liberates the victim. It’s a gift you give yourself.”

“I want to congratulate all the men out there who are working diligently to be good fathers whether they are stepfathers, or biological fathers or just spiritual fathers.”

“If you can’t figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. For your passion will lead you right into your purpose.”

“It is important to remember that for every person, there will be a problem. Even more importantly, for every problem, our God has a prescription!”

“It is your passion that empowers you to be able to do that thing you were created to do.”

“Its not over, until the Lord says its over.”

“My mother would take the Band-Aid off, clean the wound, and say, “Things that are covered don’t heal well.” Mother was right. Things that are covered do not heal well.”

“Never make a permanent decision about a temporary situation.”

“No woman wants to be in submission to a man who isn’t in submission to God!”

“Others can inspire you, but ultimately the only thing that empowers you is what lies within you and learning how to better utilize what you’ve been given.”

“Progress apart from purpose ends in arrogance.”

“Resist your fear; fear will never lead to you a positive end. Go for your faith and what you believe.”

“Silence isn’t golden and it surely doesn’t mean consent, so start practicing the art of communication.”

“Some young ladies are so starved for male approval that what should be a normal attraction to men is accelerated into an obsessive need for male affirmation. Tragically, these dear ladies
allow themselves to be devoured in the arms of men who have neither regard not respect for them as people.”

“Sometimes we esteem others more important than ourselves. We always become the martyr. It is wonderful to be self-sacrificing, but watch out for self-disdain! If we don’t apply some of the
medicine that we use on others to strengthen ourselves, our patients will be healed and we will be dying.”

“The brilliance of morning is in sharp contrast with the darkness of night.”

“The Hell of Regret He who wins the race cannot run with the pack. And once you get out you can’t come back, because caged lions don’t mate with free ones! If ever you are going to win, you
must forsake the social construct of the cage and all the cage dwellers.”

“The low-grade plagiarism of popularity will never lead you to true contentment.”

“There are no college courses to build up self-esteem or high school or elementary school. If you don’t get those values at a early age, nurtured in your home, you don’t get them.”

“To be unforgiving is like to drink poison and wait for someone else to die!”

“Unforgiveness denies the victim the possibility of parole and leaves them stuck in the prison of what was, incarcerating them in their trauma and relinquishing the chance to escape beyond
the pain.”

“We are the people that we have been waiting for and no one else is coming.”

“We cannot embrace God’s forgiveness if we are so busy clinging to past wounds and nursing old grudges.”

“We think that forgiveness is weakness, but it’s absolutely not; it takes a very strong person to forgive.”

“When you’re living by instinct, then you will naturally enhance everything and everyone around you. In other words, success will come naturally! When both your intellect and instincts are
aligned, then producing the fruits of your labors brings satisfaction beyond measure.”