52 Max Lucado Quotes

Max is a pastor and author who has written over 50 titles selling millions of copies. He has become a very famous Christian writer and is the only author to have books awarded the Christian book of the year 3 separate years. In his early years in college, he actually wanted to become a lawyer, but changed his mind because of a Bible class that was mandatory at his collage. Max was the lead pastor for 20 years at Oak Hills Church in San Antonio, Texas and retired in 2007 to have limited role at Oak Hills but continues to write.

  • "God loves us too much to indulge our every whim."

    - Max Lucado
    Topics: Selfishness


  • "I am a spiritual being... After this body is dead, my spirit will soar. I refuse to let what will rot rule the eternal. I choose self-control. I will be drunk only by joy. I will be impassioned only by my faith. I will be influenced only by God. I will be taught only by Christ."

    - Max Lucado
    Topics: Obedience, Self-control


  • "God created marriage. No government subcommittee envisioned it. No social organization developed it. Marriage was conceived and born in the mind of God."

    - Max Lucado
    Topics: Marriage


  • "What causes us to think of prayer as the last option rather than the first? I can think of two reasons: feelings of independence and feelings of insignificance."

    - Max Lucado
    Topics: Prayer, Feelings


  • "A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd."

    - Max Lucado
    Topics: Leadership


  • "There are many unacceptable reasons for war. Imperialism. Financial gain. Religion. Family feuds. Racial arrogance. There are many unacceptable motives for war. But there is one time when war is condoned and used by God: wickedness."

    - Max Lucado
    Topics: War


  • "If you knew that only a few would care that you came, would you still come? If you knew that those you loved would laugh in your face, would you still care? If you knew that the tongues you made would mock you, the mouths you made would spit at you, the hands you made would crucify you, would you still make them? Christ did."

    - Max Lucado
    Topics: Choices


  • "Find joy in the ordinary."

    - Max Lucado
    Topics: Joy


  • "Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. To these I commit my day."

    - Max Lucado
    Topics: Obedience, Self-confidence


  • "After a hard day scrambling to find your way around in the world, it's assuring to come home to a place you know. God can be equally familiar to you. With time you can learn where to go for nourishment, where to hide for protection , where to turn for guidance. Just as your earthly house is a place of refuge, so God's house is a place of peace."

    - Max Lucado
    Topics: Prayer


  • "Baptism is the initial step of a faithful heart."

    - Max Lucado
    Topics: Baptism


  • "To call yourself a child of God is one thing. To be called a child of God by those who watch your life is another thing altogether."

    - Max Lucado
    Topics: Witness, Life


  • "God's mercies are new every morning. Receive them."

    - Max Lucado
    Topics: Mercy


  • "Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want. Faith is the belief that God will do what is right."

    - Max Lucado
    Topics: Faith


  • "Lower your expectations of earth. This isn't heaven, so don't expect it to be."

    - Max Lucado
    Topics: Life



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