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#1. Faith itself cannot accomplish anything, yet without faith, no one can fly. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#2. Give us an intense distaste for things that displease You and a renewed pleasure in things that bring You honor and magnify Your truth. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#3. Servants must be big people. Big enough to go on, remembering the right and forgetting the wrong. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#4. For there to be true maturity, people must be given room to grow, which includes room to fail ... - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#5. We need discernment in what we see and what we hear and what we believe. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#6. Who can ever measure the benefit of a mother's inspiration? - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#7. 'We really shouldn't look like a church.' I've heard that so much I want to vomit. 'Why?' I ask. 'Do you want your bank to look like a bank? Do you want your doctor's office to look like a doctor's office, or would you prefer your doctor to dress like a clown?' - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#8. God does not dispense strength and encouragement like a druggist fills your prescription. The Lord doesn't promise to give us something to take so we can handle our weary moments. He promises us Himself. That is all. And that is enough. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#9. We gain the ability to rejoice under pressure through a carefully monitored training program directed by the Lord Himself. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#10. Faith is like lighting the torch that passes from one person to the next. You can't light the torch of another if yours isn't burning. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#11. As far back as I can remember, my mother would have me down by the bed at night with her, praying. I can still hear her voice calling my name to God and telling him that she wanted me to follow him in whatever he called me to do. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#12. I cannot even imagine where I would be today were it not for that handful of friends who have given me a heart full of joy. Let's face it, friends make life a lot more fun. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#13. I think it is important to begin with a statement in your speech that grabs the attention of the audience. I try to make my opening line 15 words or less. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#14. In spite of the extent to which Solomon went to find happiness, because he left God out of the picture, nothing satisfied. It never will. Satisfaction in life will never occur until there is a meaningful connection with the living Lord above the sun. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#15. The remarkable thing is, we have a choice everyday regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#16. God's word is tailor-made for gray-slush days. It sends a beam of light through the fog. It signals safety when we fear we'll never make it through. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#17. God has somehow placed into Christian's insides a special something, that extra inner reservoir of power that is more than a match for the stuff life throws at us. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#18. When I have a wrong attitude, I look at life humanly. When I have a right attitude, I look at life divinely. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#19. Joy is a deeply felt contentment that transcends difficult circumstances and derives maximum enjoyment from every good experience. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#20. If you want to stop an argument, close your mouth. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#21. An anniversary says, "Think of the dreams you have weathered together. They are intimate accomplishments." - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#22. If you only knew what God had to take me through to get me to the place where he could use me to be a blessing to other people, I doubt whether you would be willing to pay the price. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#23. Grace releases people not only from sin but from shame. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#24. God's heavenly plan doesn't always make earthly sense. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#25. Another problem with worry is that it makes you forget your worth. Worry makes you feel worthless, forgotten, and unimportant. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#26. Go God's way! His is the most reliable route to follow when life gets complicated. It will have its tough moments, but you will never regret it. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#27. Let your passion become a passionate pursuit of Me. And as you follow, the sheep will follow.' (John 21:20-22) - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#28. It's a delightful thing to receive a good word just at your time of need. Encourage someone today. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#29. Strength comes from choosing to fully trust, pray, and praise. Our circumstances may not change, but in the process we change. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#30. Don't be afraid of outgiving God. It is impossible to do that. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#31. Precious few are those who can live in the lap of luxury ... who can keep their moral, spiritual and financial equilibrium ... while balancing on the elevated tightrope of success. ... there is about one in a hundred who can dance to the tune of success without paying the piper named Compromise. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#32. Let me ask you, what are you planning to do with the rest of your days? - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#33. When you accept the fact that sometimes seasons are dry and times are hard and that God is in control of both, you will discover a sense of divine refuge, because the hope then is in God and not in yourself. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#34. Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#35. Which should be an excellent reminder that when God tells you to do something, you'd better do it; He always has a reason. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#36. If our perfect Lord is gracious enough to take our worst, and ugliest, our most boring, our least successful, and forgive them, burying them in the depths of the sea, then it's high time we give each other a break. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#37. There can be no more reliable authority on earth than God's Word, the Bible. This timeless, trustworthy source of truth holds the key that unlocks life's mysteries. It alone provides us with the shelter we need in times of storm. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#38. Anything under God's control is never out of control. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#39. I know of nothing more valuable, when it comes to the all-important virtue of authenticity, than simply being who you are. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#40. Without a quest, life is quickly reduced to bleak black and wimpy white, a diet too bland to get anybody out of bed in the morning. A quest fuels our fire. It refuses to let us drift downstream gathering debris. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#41. We must cease striving and trust God to provide what He thinks is best and in whatever time He chooses to make it available. But this kind of trusting doesn't come naturally. It's a spiritual crisis of the will in which we must choose to exercise faith. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#42. The glory of God is a man fully alive, and the life of a man consists in beholding God. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#43. Deep, contended joy comes from a place of complete security and confidence [in God] - even in the midst of trial. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#44. Next time you're faced with a credit-purchase decision, wait. Don't say no necessarily. Just wait. I challenge you to present your need to the Lord before presenting it to a bank, and see what He does with it. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#45. Every one of us can blame somebody for something that has happened in our lives. But don't waste your time. What we need most is a steady stream of love flowing among us. Love that quickly forgives, willingly overlooks, and refuses to take offense. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#46. Envy is one of the great enemies of active spirituality. It keeps us from loving our neighbours, from functioning with others in community, and from affirming people's unique worth. It also steals contentment from the heart. Is there anything or anyone you are envious of? - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#47. Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#48. God alone is perfectly and consistently just. We forget; God remembers. We see an action; God sees a motive. This qualifies Him as the best recordkeeper and judge. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#49. Good intentions and earnest effort are not enough. Only Jesus can make an otherwise futile life productive. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#50. Allowing anger to seethe on the back burner will lead to a very large lid blowing off a very hot pot. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#51. Those who feed on rumors are small, suspicious souls. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#52. Let your life yield a sweet, winsome melody that this old world needs so desperately. Yes you can if you will. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#53. Encouragement is awesome. Think about it. It has the capacity to lift a man's or a woman's shoulders. To breathe fresh air into the fading embers of a smoldering dream. To actually change the course of another human being's day, week, or life. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#54. There are times we need to tell ourselves, "Good job!" when we know that is true. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#55. While I wholeheartedly believe in choosing to approach every challenge with a great attitude, I don't mean that we should abandon authenticity and live in fantasyland. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#56. No pressure is greater than God's power. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#57. God uses those who seem ill-fitted for a significant life. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#58. God is a specialist at making something useful and beautiful out of something broken and confused. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#59. Faith does not change my circumstances; faith changes me. Faith may not bring in the tuition check when I need it, but faith will give me what it takes to hang on. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#60. For they are rebellious against You. But let all who take refuge in You be glad, Let them ever sing for joy; And may You shelter them, That those who love Your name may exult in You. For it is You who blesses the righteous man, O LORD, You surround him with favor as with a shield. (Psalm 5) - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#61. I have no interest in returning to yesteryear. I love the conveniences and delights of today's time. I wouldn't go back if I could. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#62. The difference between something good and something great is attention to detail. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#63. Christlikeness is a journey, not a destination. The joy is in the journey. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#64. I know of no realm of life that can provide more companionship in a lonely world or greater feelings of security and purpose in chaotic times than the close ties of a family. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#65. Ask yourself, "Who's getting the glory in this ministry?" You see, if we do ministry OUR way, it won't be for His glory, because our ways are not His ways. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#66. It has come to the time where the most dangerous place to be in America is not the inner city, where gangs threaten innocent lives, or in angry prisons, where only the fit survive, but in the womb of a mother who is being told that if she doesn't really want the baby, an abortion is the solution. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#67. God's timing is always on time. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#68. Not once does the Bible report that (Jesus) rushed anywhere. He was often busy, but never in a mad dash. And yet He perfectly accomplished all the Father designed for Him to do. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#69. I am a preacher. I'm involved in many other things, but, mainly, I preach. And I love it! - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#70. Discipline is training that corrects and perfects our mental faculties or molds our moral character. Discipline is control gained by enforced obedience. It is the deliberate cultivation of inner order. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#71. Real integrity stays in place whether the test in adversity or prosperity. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#72. The swift wind of compromise is a lot more devastating than the sudden jolt of misfortune. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#73. More than once Jesus deliberately addressed certain issues that quickly diminished the number of onlookers. It was commitment that thinned the ranks. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#74. We aren't just thrown on this earth like dice tossed across a table. We are lovingly placed here for a purpose - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#75. Battles are won in the trenches, in the grit and grime of courageous determination; they are won day by day in the arena of life. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#76. Whatever we do, we must not treat the Great Commission like it's the Great Suggestion. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#77. I am often the brunt of my own humor. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#78. Neglecting to ask God's counsel, neglecting to seek God's timing, you step in to *handle* things. And by and by, you've got a mess on your hands. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#79. Many seducers clutter the simple message of the gospel with legalistic additions, with convoluted attempts to legitimize moral compromise, and with psychological theories that turn churches into relational support groups instead of houses of worship. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#80. You will find a common dichotomy in life. Those who don't have vision or determination, and refuse to dream the impossible, are always in the majority. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#81. The single most important issue in all of life (is) your relationship with the living God ... how you can know Him in a personal and meaningful way. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#82. Good listeners believe they can learn something from everyone. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#83. Oh, how horrible our sins look when they are committed by someone else. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#84. Worry is a complete waste of energy. It solves nothing. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#85. Vision is the ability to see God's presence, to perceive God's power, to focus on God's plan in spite of the obstacles. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#86. Second, always speak the truth without fear. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#87. The beautiful thing about this adventure called faith is that we can count on Him never to lead us astray. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#88. When we have God in clear focus, His powerful presence eclipses our fear. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#89. Biblical wisdom is a process that begins with gaining knowledge, then choosing to set aside our former ways of thinking, and then putting this new knowledge into practice. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#90. It's the nature of the beast within us to keep going back to the familiar rather than to strap on faith and face the future. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#91. Trusting God doesn't alter our circumstances. Perfect trust in Him changes us. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#92. "Do not lean on your own understanding." That means don't bring in the crutches and lean on them, those crutches that you have designed and made to handle such situations. Stay away from them. Don't lean on them; lean on God. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#93. One of the marks of maturity is the ability to disagree without becoming disagreeable - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#94. When you trust the Lord God to give you the next step, when you wait in humility upon Him, *He* will open the doors or close them, and you'll get to rest and relax until He says, 'Go. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#95. If you never get criticized, chances are you aren't getting anything done. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#96. Consistency: It's the jewel worth wearing; It's the anchor worth weighing; It's the thread worth weaving; It's a battle worth winning. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#97. My order of priorities reflects the level of my commitment to Christ. Whoever or whatever is in first place, if it isn't the Lord Jesus, is in the wrong place. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#98. When we panic, we instinctively turn to our own internal resources because we doubt Him. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#99. You can choose to be a drag and a burden, or an inspiration and encouragement. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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#100. Nothing is so common as unsuccessful men with talent. They lack only determination. - Author: Charles R. Swindoll
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