112 Rick Warren Quotes

Rick warren is most widely known for pastoring at one of the largest churches in the US and for authoring popular books, including a New York Times best seller. His most famous writings are ‘The Purpose Driven Church’ and ‘The Purpose Driven Life’. His books have been so popular that he now donates 90% of his income, which he refers to as reverse tithing.

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God has a purpose behind every problem. He uses circumstances to develop our character. In fact, he depends more on circumstances to make us like Jesus than he depends on our reading the Bible.
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When you understand that life is a test, you realize that nothing is insignificant in your life.
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The way you store up treasure in Heaven is by investing in getting people there.
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The best use of life is love. The best expression of love is time. The best time to love is now.
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Through salvation our past has been forgiven, our present is given meaning, and out future is secured.
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Character is both developed and revealed by tests, and all of life is a test.
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Love leaves legacy. How you treated other people, not your wealth or accomplishments, is the most enduring impact you can leave on earth.
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God specializes in giving people a fresh start.
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God is far more interested in what you are than who you are.
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What happens outwardly in your life is not as important as what happens inside you. Your circumstances are temporary, but your character will last forever.
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Every time you defeat a temptation, you become more like Jesus!
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If you're alive, there's a purpose for your life.
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At most, you will live a hundred years on earth, but you will spend forever in eternity.
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The greatest tragedy is not death, but life without purpose.
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Passion drives perfection.
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God never does anything accidentally, and he never makes mistakes.
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The closer you live to God, the smaller everything else appears.
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Every problem is a character-building opportunity, and the more difficult it is, the greater the potential for building spiritual muscle and moral fiber.
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Your greatest ministry will most likely come out of your greatest hurt.
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For instance, God teaches us to love by putting some unlovely people around us. It takes no character to love people who are lovely and loving to you.
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God's purpose is greater than our problems, our pain and even our sin.
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Four of the Ten Commandments deal with our relationship to God while the other six deal with our relationships with people. But all ten are about relationships.
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Fear is a self imposed prison that will keep you from becoming what God intends for you to be. You must move against it with the weapons of faith and love.
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And you know, when you've experienced grace and you feel like you've been forgiven, you're a lot more forgiving of other people. You're a lot more gracious to others.
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Christianity is not a religion or a philosophy, but a relationship and a lifestyle. The core of that lifestyle is thinking of others, as Jesus did, instead of ourselves.
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After learning to love God (worship), learning to love others is the second purpose of your life.
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You didn't create yourself, so there is no way you can tell yourself what you were created for!
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Learning to love unselfishly is not an easy task. It runs counter to our self-centered nature.
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Christ-likeness is your eventual destination, but your journey will last a lifetime.
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When life on earth is ending, people don't surround themselves with objects. What we want around us is people - people we love and have relationships with.
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I invite you to bow your head and quietly whisper the prayer that will change your eternity: Jesus I believe in you and I receive you.
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Faithful servants never retire. You can retire from your career, but you will never retire from serving God.
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God does not want you to become a Go; he wants you to become godly - taking on his values, attitudes, and character.
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God develops the fruit of the Spirit in your life by allowing you to experience circumstances in which you're tempted to express the exact opposite quality. Character development always involves a choice, and temptation provides that opportunity.
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The smile of God is the goal of your life.
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Living to create an earthly legacy is a short-sighted goal.
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Pride builds walls between people, humility builds bridges.
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Many people are reluctant to show mercy because they don't understand the difference between trust and forgiveness. Forgiveness is letting go of the past. Trust has to do with future behavior.
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Change always starts in your mind. The way you think determines the way you feel, and the way you feel influences the way you act.
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It's not about you!
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During the next 90 days, people are going to be more open to the Gospel than in years. It is God's responsibility to make people receptive; it is our responsibility to sow the seed.
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A non-serving Christian is a contradiction in terms.
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Don't waste your pain; use it to help others.
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What matters is not the duration of your life, but the donation of it.
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While we worry about how fast we grow, God is concerned about how strong we grow.
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The easiest way to discover the purpose of an invention is to ask the creator of it. The same is true for discovering your life's purpose: Ask God.
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Nothing shapes your life more than the commitments you choose to make.
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Self worth and net worth are not the same.
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Eternal values, not temporal ones, should become the deciding factors for your decisions.
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The most damaging aspect of contemporary living is short-term thinking.
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