Jim Cymbala Quotes

Enjoy the top 93 famous quotes, sayings and quotations by Jim Cymbala.

Jim Cymbala Quotes

Every time we open the Bible, lets stop and pray, whether for fifteen seconds or fifteen minutes, asking the Spirit to teach us. When I read the Bible, I want God to talk to my soul.
— Jim Cymbala —

God is more powerful than anybody's past, no matter how wretched. He can make us forget - not by erasing the memory but by taking the sting and paralyzing effect out of it

— Jim Cymbala

No matter what I preach or what we claim to believe in our heads, the future will depend upon our times of prayer.

— Jim Cymbala

I despaired at the thought that my life might slip by without seeing God show himself mightily on our behalf.

— Jim Cymbala

The old saying is true: If you have only the Word, you dry up. If you have only the Spirit, you blow up. But if you have both, you grow up.

— Jim Cymbala

We see now why the great target of Satan is to break down our faith. He knows all too well that the righteous live by faith, so he aims at cutting our lifeline to God. Faith is like the hand that reaches up to receive what God has freely promised. If the devil can pull your hand back down to your side, then he has succeeded. All of God's intended supply will just stay where it is in heaven.

— Jim Cymbala

Satan wants us to focus on the problem, not the Provider. He constantly points to what seems to be rather than to what God has promised to do. If we stop spending time with the Lord in prayer, the concerns of the physical world snatch our attention and dominate us, while the spiritual senses deaden and the promises fade.
I am absolutely convinced that the number one reason that Christians today don't pray more is because we do not grasp the connection between prayer and the promises of God. We are trying as individuals and churches to pray 'because we're supposed to' without a living faith in the promises of God concerning prayer. No faith life of any significance can be maintained by this 'ought-to' approach. There must be faith in God at the bottom.
...
When real faith in God arises, a certainty comes that when we call, he will answer ... that when we ask, we will receive ... that when we knock, the door will be opened ...

— Jim Cymbala

Prayer begets Revival, which begets more prayer.

— Jim Cymbala

The Bible does say, "My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations." Preaching, music, the reading of the Word-these things are fine-but they must never override prayer as the defining mark of God's dwelling.

— Jim Cymbala

Every time we open the Bible, let's stop and pray, whether for fifteen seconds or fifteen minutes, asking the Spirit to teach us. When I read the Bible, I want God to talk to my soul.

— Jim Cymbala

When we see only what we want to see in the Bible, it loses all power to transform us.

— Jim Cymbala

Jim Cymbala Quotes Pictures

Want to see more pictures of Jim Cymbala quotes? Click on image of Jim Cymbala quotes to view full size.

Jim Cymbala Quotes Pictures 1
Jim Cymbala Quotes Pictures 2
Jim Cymbala Quotes Pictures 3
Jim Cymbala Quotes Pictures 4