Bill Hybels

Quotes: Bill Hybels

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    A key ingredient in authentic Christianity is time. Not leftover time, not throwaway time, but quality time. Time for contemplation, meditation and reflection. Unhurried, uninterrupted time.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
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    A lot of spiritual gains come through pain, hurt, struggle, confusion and disappointment.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
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    Adoration in prayer reminds us of God's identity and inclination. As we list his attributes, lifting up his character and personality, we reinforce our understanding of who he is.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
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    Are you expecting God to fill your needs? Are you asking him to do so - regularly, earnestly and persistently?
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
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    As you walk with God, your faith will grow, your confidence will increase and your prayers will have real power.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
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    Authentic Christianity is a supernatural walk with a living, dynamic, communicating God.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
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    Authentic Christians are persons who stand apart from others. Their character seems deeper, their ideas fresher, their spirit softer, their courage greater, their leadership stronger, their concerns wider, their compassion more genuine and their convictions more concrete.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
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    Be wary of insisting that you know better than God about when a prayer request should be granted. God's delays are not necessarily denials. He always has reasons for his 'not yets.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
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    Before bringing a request to the Lord, it's a good idea to ask: If God granted this request, would it bring glory to him? Would it advance his kingdom? Would it help people? Would it help me to grow spiritually?
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
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    Creating planets didn't seem to be much of a problem for God. Neither was raising the dead. Nothing is too difficult for God to handle, but we won't see much proof of this until we actually ask him to handle it.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
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    Developing prayer fitness is similar to developing physical fitness: we must follow a pattern in order to stay balanced.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
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    Dignity does not float down from heaven it cannot be purchased nor manufactured. It is a reward reserved for those who labor with diligence.
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    Don't ask God to bless junk food and miraculously transform it so that it has nutritional value. That's not how God works.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
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    Don't let your prayers turn into a wish list for Santa Claus. Worship God and praise him when you come to him in prayer.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
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    God doesn't want us to pile up impressive phrases. He doesn't want us to use words without thinking about their meaning. He wants us to talk to him as to a friend or father - authentically, reverently, personally, earnestly.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
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