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Charles R. Swindoll Quotes

Worry is a complete waste of energy. It solves nothing.
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Anything under God's control is never out of control.

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Israel's first king, Saul, looked like he was born for the role. He was tall, handsome, intelligent, and sensitive to God's leading. But he eventually lost most of his attractive qualities, the most important being obedience.

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Principle four: There are consequences we experience, we could not anticipate, but they are necessary. I don't know where you find yourself today, but I would be willing to wager that most of you reading this book are going through something that is unfair. Chances are good that you simply don't deserve what's happening. The consequences may have started to get to you. You didn't anticipate any of this. You didn't think it would come to this, but it has. Trust me here. What has happened is a necessary part of your spiritual growth. Yes, necessary. I've finally begun to accept that reality after all these years of my life.

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Refuse to let your situation determine your attitude.

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If you are going to achieve excellence in big things, you develop the habit in little matters.

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Nothing speaks louder or more powerfully than a life of integrity

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People who inspire others are those who see invisible bridges at the end of dead-end streets

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We shouldn't deny the pain of what happens in our lives. We should just refuse to focus only on the valleys.

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You want to mess up the minds of your children? Here's how - guaranteed! Rear them in a legalistic, tight context of external religion, where performance is more important than reality. Fake your faith. Sneak around and pretend your spirituality. Train your children to do the same. Embrace a long list of do's and don'ts publicly but hypocritically practice them privately ... yet never own up to the fact that its hypocrisy. Act one way but live another. And you can count on it - emotional and spiritual damage will occur.

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I don't see life divided into public and private, secular and sacred. It's all an open place of service before our God.

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More often than not, when something looks like it's the absolute end, it is really the beginning.

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There is only one you. God wanted you to be you. Don't you dare change just because you're outnumbered!

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From the tiny birds of the air and from the fragile lilies of the field, we learn the same truth, which is so important for those who desire to live a life of simple faith: God takes care of His own. He knows our needs. He anticipates our crises. He is moved by our weaknesses. He stands ready to come to our rescue. And at just the right moment, He steps in and proves Himself as our faithful heavenly Father.

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It is in lonely solitude that God delivers His best thoughts, and the mind needs to be still and quiet to receive them.

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GRACE: All you can do is take it.

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