You'll Get Through This: Hope and Help for Your Turbulent Times Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from You'll Get Through This: Hope and Help for Your Turbulent Times
  1. #1
    “You’ll get through this. It won’t be painless. It won’t be quick. But God will use this mess for good. In the meantime don’t be foolish or naïve. But don’t despair either. With God’s help you will get through this.”
  2. #2
    “But God will use your mess for good. We see a perfect mess; God sees a perfect chance to train, test, and teach the future prime minister. We see a prison; God sees a kiln. We see famine; God sees the relocation of his chosen lineage. We call it Egypt; God calls it protective custody, where the sons of Jacob can escape barbaric Canaan and multiply abundantly in peace. We see Satan’s tricks and ploys. God sees Satan tripped and foiled.”
  3. #3
    “Rather than ask God to change your circumstances, ask him to use your circumstances to change you. Life is a required course. Might as well do your best to pass it.”
  4. #4
    “Bitterness never staked its claim. Anger never metastasized into hatred. His heart never hardened; his resolve never vanished. He not only survived; he thrived.”
  5. #5
    “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And through the rivers, they shall not overflow you. When you walk through the fire, you shall not be burned, Nor shall the flame scorch you. (Isa. 43:2)”
  6. #6
    “I need you to hold on to everything you know of who God is, because I have some really tough news to tell you.”
  1. #7
    “The difficulties have taken much away. I get that. But there is one gift your trouble cannot touch: your destiny.”
  2. #8
    “I am still God’s child. My life is more than this life. These days are a vapor, a passing breeze. This will eventually pass. God will make something good out of this. I will work hard, stay faithful, and trust him no matter what.”
  3. #9
    “Waiting is a sustained effort to stay focused on God through prayer and belief.”
  4. #10
    “You can’t control the weather. You aren’t in charge of the economy. You can’t undo the tsunami or unwreck the car, but you can map out a strategy. Remember God is in this crisis.”
  5. #11
    “I will be with my Father. I am ready to see him eye to eye.”
  6. #12
    “He calls for you. [...] He wants us to come near. All of us. We who threw him into the pit. We who sold him out for silver. We who buried the very memory of our deeds. Come. Come. Come.”
  1. #13
    “We know what the bottom looks like, and we know who is waiting there - Jesus Christ.”
  2. #14
    “At some point we all stand at this intersection. Is God good when the outcome is not?”
  3. #15
    “From sagging to seeking, from mournful to hopeful. From dwellers in the land of good-bye to a heaven of hellos. The Prince has decreed a homecoming.”
  4. #16
    “If you feel the world owes you something, brace yourself for a life of sour hours. You’ll never get reimbursed. The sky will never be blue enough...”
  5. #17
    “You will get through this. Not because you are strong but because your Brother is. Not because you are good but because your Brother is. Not because you are big but because your big Brother is the Prince, and he has a place prepared for you.”
  6. #18
    “Perhaps you read this book in search of a quick fix for your challenges. ‘How to Overcome Obstacles in Five Easy Steps.’ Sorry to disappoint. I don’t have an easy solution or a magic wand. I have found something - Someone - far better. God himself. When God gets in the middle of life, evil becomes good.”
  7. #19
    “When you see a hurt, address it. [...] Compassion matters to God. This is the time for service, not self-centeredness.”
  8. #20
    “God is at work in each of us whether we know it or not, whether we want it or not.”
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