T. D. Jakes Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from T. D. Jakes
“I therefore so run, not as uncertainly; so fight I, not as one that beateth the air. We can reposition ourselves for the victory that God intends for us.”
“Joseph was bound by his circumstances. But he overcame them by using his gifts. He transcended from the mundane to the miraculous”
“Progress apart from purpose ends in arrogance.”
“Sometimes what makes us insecure and vulnerable becomes the fuel we need to be overachievers. The antidote for a snakebite is made from the poison, and the thing that made you go backward is the same force that will push you forward.”
“Listen, God can’t bless what you won’t do. You haven’t been taught correctly. Prosperity doesn’t just come from giving an offering. It’s good to be a giver. But you must also be a thinker, a planner, and a worker.”
“Faith is the substance of whatever it is that we hope for. The important thing is that we teach that faith is connected to good works and responsibility.”
“If you stick your head in the sand and ignore things that you have the power to change, you can’t blame anyone when they don’t turn out right!”
“I believe that we are called by God to be the very best stewards of al the gifts, talents, and opportunities entrusted to us in this lifetime. The result is true prosperity, real success.”
“You can only correct what you are willing to confront.”
“Instead of fighting to keep the fire inside you alive, you let the embers die by becoming addicted to a life without dreams, without hope.”
“Living my life without limits requires that I take confident risks.”
“Many people in your immediate circle may be watching you live your life in ways that are far beneath your potential and character. Ask those people in your immediate circle what they’ve noticed and witnessed in your life.”
“Love can be a tremendous deterrent to destructive behavior; it gives the individual the support she needs to change her life.”
“It is simply amazing how love can win out over obsessions, addictions, and adversities.”
“Anger without action leaves us bitter and not better.”
“Don’t be afraid to blaze your own trail when necessary, knowing that you are very likely paving the way for the success of others behind you.”
“Shallow water feels so much safer. We can both see and touch the bottom. But this apparent security also imposes limitations. Just as in Simon Peter’s case, we have to learn that the deeper water holds the fish!”
“My counsel to you is to make sure your mirror is set so that you can see the past without allowing it to distract you from the present.”
“If you don’t like the way your life is going, redesign it.”
“To deny the realities of change in our lives is to pretend that the forces of gravity won’t pull the ripe apple from the tree.”

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