One reason Craig Groeschel is one of my favorite authors is how he uses quotes in his books. Each chapter starts off with a great quote, and Craig is a great wordsmith himself.
Soul Food for Friday is dedicated to sharing great quotes to feed the soul, to transform the heart, to stretch the mind, to impact your life and mine. This week’s collection are 20 of my favorite quotes from Craig Groeschel’s latest book, Altar Ego. Each I have filed way for present growth and future use. May they feed your soul this week:
“When you know who you are, you will know what to do.” — Craig Groeschel
“When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece.” — John Ruskin
“If you don’t know the purpose of something, all you can do is misuse it.” — Craig Groeschel
“Patience is the companion of wisdom.” — Saint Augustine
“Life with no purpose is time without meaning.” — Craig Groeschel
“Integrity doesn’t come in degrees: low, medium, or high. You either have integrity or you don’t.” — Tony Dungy
“You don’t have to know what to say or what to do; just listen to the one who sent you.” — Craig Groeschel
“Mine honor is my life; both grow in one; Take honor from me, and my life is done.” — William Shakespeare
“Practicing integrity means that your behavior matches your beliefs.” — Craig Groeschel
“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” — William Arthur Ward
“Our ability to honor other people reflects not only how we see them but how we see ourselves — and God.” — Craig Groeschel
“Freedom lies in being bold.” — Robert Frost
“Integrity starts from the inside out, not the outside in.” — Craig Groeschel
“To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.” — Martin Luther King Jr.
“When we place our discontented egos on the altar of gratitude, we develop contented altar egos filled with thanksgiving.” — Craig Groeschel
“There is no justification without sanctification, no forgiveness without renewal of life, no real faith from which the fruits of new obedience do not grow.” — Martin Luther
“The body of Christ has bones, not bricks.” — Craig Groeschel
“What you pray for reflects what you believe about God.” — Craig Groeschel
“You want to make a big bold difference in this world? Then pray big, bold prayers.” — Craig Groeschel
“Lord, use me today, use me for your glory, make me bold, stir me up, give me eyes to see the needs of those I work with, give me a heart sensitive to those who are hurting, give me a prompting of the Spirit to minister to those who are around me.” — Craig Groeschel
Great words I have filed away, and even more hope to live out. Even better the other great words, thoughts, ideas and principles for becoming who God says you are in Altar Ego .
What are some of your favorite Craig Groeschel quotes?