39 Incredible Max Lucado Quotes

39 Incredible Max Lucado Quotes

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Max Lucado is a best selling christian author from San Angelo, Texas. He is most known for his books The Glory of Christmas, When God Whispers Your Name, He Still Moves Stones, and In The Eye of the Storm. Majority of his works are children’s books. He still continues to write and is 59 years old.

“Be a child again. Flirt. Giggle. Dip your cookies in your milk. Take a nap. Say you’re sorry if you hurt someone. Chase a butterfly. Be a child again.”

“Can you imagine a life with no fear? What if faith, not fear, was your default reaction to threats?”

“Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want. It is the belief that God will do what is right.”

“Feed your fears and your faith will starve. Feed your faith, and your fears will.”

“Forgive and give as if it were your last opportunity. Love like there’s no tomorrow, and if tomorrow comes, love again.”

“Forgiveness is unlocking the door to set someone free and realising you were the prisoner!”

“God loves you just the way you are, but He refuses to leave you that way. He wants you to be just like Jesus.”

“God meets daily needs daily. Not weekly or annually. He will give you what you need when it is needed.”

“God sees us with the eyes of a Father. He sees our defects, errors and blemishes. But He also sees our value.”

“God will use whatever he wants to display his glory. Heavens and stars. History and nations. People and problems.”

“He loves each one of us like there is only one of us to love.”

“I choose gentleness… Nothing is won by force. I choose to be gentle. If I raise my voice may it be only in praise. If I clench my fist, may it be only in prayer. If I make a demand, may
it be only of myself.”

“I think it’s noteworthy that the Almighty didn’t act high and mighty. The Holy One wasn’t holier-than-thou. The One who knew it all wasn’t a know-it-all. The One who made the stars didn’t
keep his head in them. The One who owns all the stuff of earth never strutted it.”

“I was raised in the greatest of homes… just a really great dad, and I miss him so much… he was a good man, a real simple man… Very faithful, always loved my mom, always provided for
the kids, and just a lot of fun.”

“If we think that this life is all there is to life, then there is no interpretation of our problems, our pain, not even of our privileges. But everything changes when we open up to the
possibility that God’s story is really our story too.”

“It seems to me that election season is just a Petri dish for anger and cynicism.”

“Lower your expectations of earth. This isn’t Heaven, so don’t expect it to be.”

“No person [should] walk out into the world to begin the day until he or she has stood beneath the cross to receive God’s love.”

“Nothing fosters courage like a clear grasp of grace… & nothing fosters fear like an ignorance of mercy.”

“One of the greatest gifts we can give people is the hope that their death is nothing to fear – you know, not that it has no fear in it, but the promise of scripture is that God will lead us
through the valley of the shadow of death.”

“Remember, you are special because I made you. And I don’t make mistakes.”

“Sentences are like just caught fish. Spunky today, stinky tomorrow.”

“Sometimes God allows what he hates to accomplish what he loves.”

“The apostle Paul never seemed to exhaust the topic of grace – what makes us think we can? He just kept coming at it and coming at it from another angle. That’s the thing about grace. It’s
like springtime. You can’t put it in a single sentence definition, and you can’t exhaust it.”

“The idea of a spiritual heart transplant is a vivid image to me; once you have the heart of somebody else inside you, then that heart is there. Jesus’ heart is inside me, and my heart is
gone. So if God were to place a stethoscope against my chest, he would hear the heart of Jesus Christ beating.”

“The past does not have to be your prison. You have a voice in your destiny. You have a say in your life. You have a choice in the path you take.”

“There is a time for risky love. There is a time for extravagant gestures. There is a time to pour out your affections on one you love. And when the time comes – seize it, don’t miss it.”

“To lead the orchestra, you have to turn your back on the crowd.”

“To the loved, a word of affection is a morsel; but to the love-starved, a word of affection can be a feast.”

“We forget that IMPOSSIBLE is one of God’s favorite words.”

“We will never be cleansed until we confess we are dirty. And we will never be able to wash the feet of those who have hurt us until we allow Jesus, the one we have hurt, to wash ours.”

“What you and I might rate as an absolute disaster, God may rate as a pimple-level problem that will pass. He views your life the way you view a movie after you’ve read the book. When
something bad happens, you feel the air sucked out of the theater. Everyone else gasps at the crisis on the screen. Not you. Why? You’ve read the book. You know how the good guy gets out of
the tight spot. God views your life with the same confidence. He’s not only read your story…he wrote it. ”

“When God gives an assignment, he also gives the skill. Study your skills, then, to reveal your assignment.”

“When grace moves in… guilt moves out.”

“You are the only you God made… God made you and broke the mold.”

“You change your life by changing your heart.”

“You know people just assume, ‘Well, all my life I’ll be a worrier.’ That doesn’t have to be true. There’s a way to drink from God’s presence so much that worry begins to dissipate.”

“You weren’t an accident. You weren’t mass produced. You aren’t an assembly-line product. You were deliberately planned, specifically gifted, and lovingly positioned on the earth by the
Master Craftsman.”

“You will never forgive anyone more than God has already forgiven you.”