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Louie Giglio Quotes

Louie Giglio

Louie Giglio quotes: spine-tingling truths from the religious figure.

“You don’t have to know everything about the mountain in front of you to take the next step.”

“The stakes are too high for us to die with a small vision.”

“Every great thing requires a great sacrifice.”

“Crazy is good. The alternative is normal.”

“Passion is the degree of difficulty we are willing to endure to accomplish the goal.”

“At the heart of it all, passion exists to see a generation stake their lives on what matters most.”

“If we truly want to change, then we need to understand our dependency. Our change is more about trusting and less about trying.”

“Chances are good that you once had a dream—a big, noble, beautiful dream—that you could envision coming true, but that dream was snatched away. An experience like that leaves you longing for a comeback.”

“Sometimes we blow it, make terrible choices, and need to come back from our own sin, failure and mistakes. There was a dream in your heart, and you believed your life would unfold according to that dream. Yet your decisions knocked that dream off the rails.”

“We need to fight a battle to see this truth.”

“Some of us have incredible potential, but we don’t want to try anything bold because we don’t want to fail. The easy choice: live in the relative safety of mediocrity because we think that’s better than rejection.”

“We may say we value this thing or that thing more than any other, but the volume of our actions speaks louder than our words.”

“You may not have ever been in the presence of something great if you have not heard the words ‘do not be afraid.'”

“Fear comes from our concealing. Any time we conceal something major under the hood of our lives, fear is allowed to flourish. This is the pattern: We make mistakes. We sin. But we don’t confess. Mostly because we feel embarrassed. Or we feel ashamed. Or we don’t want to be thought of as anything less than perfect.”

“Nothing steals God’s glory more than worrying believers who are driven through life by fear.”

“Anger is not wrong. But if anger is uncontrolled, stuffed, misplaced, or given full vent, then anger can do us a lot of harm.”

“The good thing about life is that you can research anywhere you are.”

“It’s time to blow out the candles on the pity party cake.”

“We get into captivity because of our foolishness and we are more foolish that we want to admit.”

“Whenever you say yes to anything, there is less of you for something else. Make sure your yes is worth the less.”

“Your better judgment can be overwhelmed by your emotions. So don’t just drift along and tell yourself, ‘I can always fix the problems later.’ Before you know it, emotion kicks in and there goes your judgment.”

“Nothing worth having comes without a cost.”

“Gratitude grows from a seed called grace.”

“Grace is more powerful than consequences. Grace overwhelms consequences.”

“There’s a ripple effect to true grace. It doesn’t lead us to only sit and contemplate what happened to us. It leads us to proclaim what’s happened to us—and what can happen to anybody and everybody on the planet.”

“If you have a story of grace, then you have a story of grace to tell.”

“We come to a place where we’re walking through the fires and trials of life, and we don’t know where to turn. What we need is a fresh start. We need our story to go in a new direction. What we need is a comeback of our own.”

“Accept the fact that you’re never gonna be someone else and embrace the fact that the world needs you.”

“When the enemy comes with shame and blame, tell him to go measure the distance from east to west and get back to you.”

“If our only motivation for taking down a giant is our freedom, then we won’t have all the motivation that’s needed. On the contrary, knowing ‘I am’ inspires us to excel in every area of life. Further, the power of this ‘I am not’ message is that when we compete, and hopefully win, we can avoid the pitfall of gaining the whole world and yet losing our souls.”

“As we will soon discover, admitting we are not in control, not running anything, not responsible for everyone’s well-being, not the solution for everything and everyone, not at the center of all things—doesn’t belittle us; it frees us.”

“Don’t dwell on your insufficiency.”

“There’s no doubt we were unworthy, but we were never worthless. Big difference.”

“Our scars are a witness to the world. They are a part of our story.”

“If there’s a perfect family out there, we’re all happy for that family. But most families aren’t perfect. Most families are living with some sort of challenge or some sort of difficulty.”

“You never shrink in stature by lifting someone else up.”

“We can bring hope and life to people and places trapped in discouragement and despair.”

“It’s a big world. Don’t get trapped by tiny dreams and feeble problems. Time for big prayers and bold faith.”

“It’s at the heart of everything we struggle with in life: longing to be valuable, to be accepted, to be prized, to be worth something to somebody, to have a life that matters, and God’s saying, ‘You matter! I didn’t make anyone else like you. You’re not a reprint or a lithograph. You’re a one-of-a-kind, original creation of God.'”

“Whether it’s an attorney or a bond trader or a journalist, or a musician or pastor, you want to do your best. You don’t want to seek acclaim. You don’t want to seek awards. You want to seek to do your best at what God’s given you.”

“My life is not about the set list, it is to be set apart.”

“I like different. The same is real boring to me.”

“As an overflow of my life—the wake I leave behind with my little dash on earth—I want others to fall in love with Jesus and know of His great hope and purpose for their lives.”

“You only have one life. You have one brief opportunity in time to declare your allegiance, to unleash your affection, to exalt something or someone above all else.”

“Who we truly are is who God created us to be. That’s what’s most important. Our true identity is seen in light of God. He determines the destiny of our life.”

“It’s easy: you simply follow the trail of your time, your affection, your energy, your money, and your allegiance. At the end of that trail you’ll find a throne; and whatever, or whoever, is on that throne is what’s of highest value to you. On that throne is what you worship.”

“God’s plans for your life far exceed the circumstances of your day.”

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