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353 Powerful Bishop TD Jakes Quotes On Prayer (2023)

1. “Renew your mind get rid of limiting beliefs. ” ― T. D. Jakes


2.  Whatever that devil has done to you in this season. It may have scared you to death. It may look like bad has gone to worse. But The Lord said there’s going to be a resurrection in your life, so that everybody around you can see the very power of the Holy Ghost


3.  Stop trying to glue the boat back together. It may not ever be like it was. But, grab whatever it is and hold on to it ’till you get where you’re trying to go


4.  “But I think my mistakes became the chemistry for my miracles. I think that my tests became my testimonies. ” – T. D. Jakes


5. “God has not forgotten you.” 


6. “If you can dream it, you can achieve it. The secret to recapturing our dreams is to enjoy the pursuit of the dream, rather than to focus on the outcome.”


7.  “It is important to remember that for every person, there will be a problem. Even more importantly, for every problem, our God has a prescription. ” – T. D. Jakes


8. “You cannot be a Big person with a Small heart.”


9. “It is from the depths of dark and dirty places in our lives that we scream for God’s attention and help while misunderstanding that, just like with a natural seed, it is the microbes in the soil of life that eat away at our efforts to protect ourselves from harm.” 


10. “I pray, not wish because I have God, not a genie.”


11.  Don’t shake yourself around the comings and goings of this world. Don’t shake your opinions and your attitude around circumstances that you cannot change


12. “The time to shift your priorities in the direction of Destiny is never convenient. There will always be a reason to put it off until later. ” – T. D. Jakes


13. “When you begin to realize that your past does not necessarily dictate the outcome of your future, then you can release the hurt. It is impossible to inhale new air until you exhale the old.”


14. “You can’t be who you’re going to be and who you used to be at the same time. ” – TD Jakes


15. “How do I know this? Because the Lord has made it clear: “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” (Jer. 29:11 NIV).”


16.  “When you don’t become fixated on winning the prize or appearing successful, and instead pursue your passions, then you will discover the fulfillment that comes from living by instinct. ” – T. D. Jakes


17. “He wants you to offer hope to those being crushed and struggling to understand.”


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19.  Jehovah brought the children of Israel out of Egypt, not just to wash them in the blood or dip them in the water and not just to destroy Pharaoh. He brought their generation out to change the culture. It was supposed to be a three days journey. It took 40 years. It should have been a three days journey, but it took them 40 years. He let them go around, and around, and around the same mountain for 40 years. You’re having the same argument with the same husband for the last 20-some years. You’ve gone through the same pattern of the same stuff with the same child for the last 10 years. You’ve been putting up with the same craziness on the same job for the last 25 years. You tried to leave and you tried to quit. But God just let you wander around the same mountain over and over again and you thought victory was changing the mountain but victory is the mountain changing you


20. “Think about it this way: if you are too predictable in any area of your life, you may be paving the way to your own extinction!”  , TD Jakes quotes on life


21. “Your passion will point you towards your purpose. ”


22. “Where you start is not as important as where you finish. ”


23. “When you hold on to your history, you do it at the expense of your destiny.”


24. “You can teach what you know, but you can only reproduce what you are.”


25.  “When you hold on to your history you do it at the expense of your destiny. ” – T. D. Jakes


26. “The world is our University and everyone you encounter is your teacher. When you wake up each day, make sure you go to school.”


27. “Fear teaches you to be cautious, careful, and conscientious. It also forces you to be creative, compassionate, and calculating. ”― T. D. Jakes


28. “I think it is important that we rebuild an atmosphere of forgiveness and civility in every aspect of our lives.”


29. — William McGill. “Prayer makes a godly man, and 


30.  The truth of the matter is whom The Lord loveth, He chasteneth


31. “A pearl of great price is our pain wrapped in God’s perfection.” 


32. D. Jakes Quote: “When you begin to realize that your past does not necessarily dictate the outcome of your future, then you can release the hurt. It is impossible to inhale new air until you exhale the old. ” – T. D. Jakes


33. “To fulfill your purpose, you must first know and celebrate your identity!” ― T. D. Jakes


34. “Could it be that we allow the conditions in our lives to distract us from the meaning of our lives?”― T. D. Jakes


35.  I don’t know what you’re going through in your life. I don’t know what you’ve got to deal with at this moment, but whatever that thing that shocked you and blindsided you and seemingly came out of nowhere, the battle is not yours it belongs to God. God is going to get the victory if you just believe it


36. “Both success and struggle are different kinds of trauma. ” – TD Jakes


37. The pain you went through has shaped you--for the better. · 2. They can only keep hurting you if you allow it. · 3. Your pain and trauma will never define you


38.  Every victor is a victim in some area of their life and every victim is a victor in some area of their life


39. “To desire revival… and at the same time to neglect (personal) prayer and devotion is to wish one way and walk another.” – A.W. Tozer


40.  If you run after your destiny, you won’t have to fight with your history


41. “The dream is free but the journey isn’t.”


42. “Others can inspire you, but ultimately the only thing that empowers you is what lies within you and learning how to better utilize what you’ve been given. ” – TD Jakes


43. “Being planted and being buried may feel similar—if not identical—but the intention leads to very different outcomes.” 


44. “God has ordered our existence to operate like a farmer planting seed in a field. If you pray and ask God for an oak tree, the Almighty might send you an acorn, because big things can come from small beginnings. God’s answer may not look like your request. So when you get an acorn but were expecting a tree, don’t throw the acorn away. Your tree is in the seed. God works through the agricultural principle of planting a seed and reaping a harvest. Your something small can become something mighty if you are a good steward of the seed.”


45. “One of the great healing balms of the Holy Spirit is forgiveness. To forgive is to break the link between you and your past. ” – TD Jakes


46. “Face the giants in your life, slay them, and move on.  Do not be daunted by the mistakes and failures in your life. ” – TD Jakes


47. “Faith is the substance of whatever it is that we hope for. The important thing is that we teach that faith is connected to good works and responsibility. ” – TD Jakes


48.  If you can’t figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. For your passion will lead you right into your purpose


49. “As a parent, you are called to carry the loads of your children that are too heavy for them, and you even want to carry the lighter” 


50. “As we forge deeper into this issue of forgiveness, we must be prepared to open up and discuss things that bother us before they escalate to a crisis level. We must examine our struggles with forgiveness in which there are not overt offenses or blatant betrayals. I’m convinced that seeds of resentment take root in the silent frustrations that never get discussed. Other people cannot read our minds–or our palms!–and that is why we have tongues to speak.”


51.  I have faith in the middle of faith – that’s when you need faith. I don’t need faith in success. I need faith in failure


52.  “God has invested entirely too much in you for you to be comfortable in anything less than you were created to be. ” – T. D. Jakes


53. “When there’s no turning back, your instincts will lead you forward.”


54. “You, His fruit, having descended into the depths like Christ after being crushed, experienced the Inner Court fermentation. Now, however, that grape no longer exists. Something else has taken its place. The grape is now wine, having risen with new life in a new form like Christ. As a result, the veil that has always stood between the Vintner and the grapes no longer exists between the King and His wine.” 


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56. “Blame unto others only as you would first blame yourself.”


57. “Once you have confidence in your instincts, you must never allow other people’s refusal to believe, or their data to refute, what you instinctively know is true.”


58.  “You’d be surprise at the things that look great on the outside but are dysfunctional on the inside. Be sure to function as good as you look. ” – T. D. Jakes


59. “No woman wants to be in submission to a man who isn’t in submission to God!”― TD Jakes


60. “To be successful, you must be willing to be misunderstood. ”


61. “Stop watering things that were never meant to grow in your life. Water what works, what good, what’s right. Stop playing around with those dead bones and stuff you can’t fix, it’s over…leave it alone! You’re coming into a season of greatness. If you water what’s alive and divine, you will see harvest like you’ve never seen before.


62. “It is possible to move men, through God, by prayer alone.” – Hudson Taylor


63. “God can take your mess and turn it into a message. ”


64.  “A whole woman will always attract a whole man. And when they touch, they will fuse to create a whole marriage. Ultimately, when the time is right, they will produce whole children. ” – T. D. Jakes


65. “Then pray. Because when women pray, God bring reconciliation into the darkness of this world.” ― T.D. Jakes, When Women Pray: 10 Women ...


66. “Prayer is the open admission that without Christ we can do nothing. And prayer is the turning away from ourselves to God in the confidence that He will provide the help we need. Prayer humbles us as needy and exalts God as wealthy.” John Piper


67. “Wherever you put your focus in – that’s where you’ll be successful.”


68. “Resist your fear; fear will never lead you to a positive end. Go for your faith and what you believe.”   , TD Jakes quotes on faith


69. “Just because the vision tarries doesn’t mean God has changed His mind or given up on you. It could very well mean that the timing or the situation is not right for God to get the ultimate glory and benefit out of your trusting in Him. Hold on to faith even in the midst of the battle.”


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71.  “Never make a permanent decision about a temporary situation. ” – T. D. Jakes


72. “Faith is the oil that takes the friction out of living. Faith will enable you to turn liabilities into assets and stumbling blocks into stepping stones. When you begin to have faith, your load will get heavy but your knees won’t buckle, you’ll get knocked down but you won’t get knocked out. You’ve got to have faith if you are going to make it in life. You must believe in yourself and in a power greater than yourself, and do your best and don’t worry about the rest. You must maintain faith and work as if everything depended on you, and pray as if everything depended on God.”


73. “Don’t let negative people rent space in your head. Kick them out and focus on your purpose. ”


74. “If we would turn the time we spent discussing the other's life into prayer time instead, no telling what would happen to the glory of God.” - Beth Moore


75. “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people. ”― T. D. Jakes


76.  “Face the giants in your life, slay them, and move on. Do not be daunted by the mistakes and failures in your life. ” – T. D. Jakes


77. “God has invested entirely too much in you for you to be comfortable in anything less than you were created to be. ”


78.  “Unforgiveness denies the victim the possibility of parole and leaves them stuck in the prison of what was, incarcerating them in their trauma and relinquishing the chance to escape beyond the pain. ” – T. D. Jakes


79. “As we undergo maturation, we come to understand that our temporary fruit was never the endgame of an everlasting Master, but rather just a single step in the process of making eternal wine.” 


80. “Your words will tell others what you think. Your actions will tell them what you believe.”


81. “Instincts under pressure crush the carbon of conformity and create diamonds. Each new season of life offers to train us for the next season if we pay attention and adapt.”


82.  “I think it is important that we rebuild an atmosphere of forgiveness and civility in every aspect of our lives. ” – T. D. Jakes


83. “Your success is directly tied to your willingness to stay in the game. ”


84.  You cannot see in a storm. That’s why, He told you to walk by faith and not by sight


85. “If you want to go higher, you have to first go deeper. ”


86. “Never make a permanent decision about a temporary situation. ” – TD Jakes


87.  “There is nothing I’m any more passionate about than empowering the next generation. ” – T. D. Jakes


88. “When you begin to realize that your past does not necessarily dictate the outcome of your future, then you can release the hurt. It is impossible to inhale new air until you exhale the old.”


89. “God doesn’t cut us to kill us but to heal us. It’s the difference between experiencing the blade of a dagger in a back-alley attack and the blade of a scalpel in an operating room.” 


90. “Pray hardest when it’s hardest to pray.”


91. “There may come a time when you can’t save the relationship, but you must save yourself. ” – TD Jakes


92.  You have accepted some things as normal and adjusted your way of life to accommodate something that was never meant to be. You just go sit there and let the enemy take your stuff, take your life, take your family, take your son, take your daughter, take your grandkids? You just go lay back and let him have your job, have your influence, have your business? You just gonna hand it over without a fight? You not go fight or nothing? You not go to spiritual warfare? You not go fight in the spirit? You just gonna let him have your territory? You better fight for your territory!


93. But if you want to move on, you have to learn to get happy where you are


94. “Don’t be limited by people who despise your growth, they want you to remain the same so they will feel comfortable.”


95. “The slower journey allows time for maturity and experience to shape you into the person who comfortably fits into your destiny. ” – T. D. Jakes


96. “True prayer is neither a mere mental exercise nor a vocal performance. It is far deeper than that – it is a spiritual transaction with the Creator of Heaven and Earth.” – Charles Spurgeon


97. “How you think about your opportunities determines how you will act on them. ” – TD Jakes


98. “Your dream should be bigger than your fear. ”


99.  “Don’t lose your dignity and self-respect trying to make people love and appreciate you, when they just aren’t capable. ” – T. D. Jakes


100. The pain you went through has shaped you--for the better


101. “We instinctively know how to lead if we allow ourselves. …When instincts are ignored, leaders become followers, and followers become unemployed.”  , TD Jakes quotes on leadership


102. “God remembers you. I know you may find that difficult to believe, but hear me: He remembers you. He has always remembered you!” 


103. ” “When there's no turning back, your instincts will lead you 


104. “Sometimes you have to walk away from what you want to find what you deserve. ”


105.  Stop focusing on what you lost and start living on what you’ve got left


106. “Share your dream with people who want you to succeed. ”― T. D. Jakes


107. “Some young ladies are so starved for male approval that what should be a normal attraction to men is accelerated into an obsessive need for male affirmation. Tragically, these dear ladies allow themselves to be devoured in the arms of men who have neither regard not respect for them as people.”


108. “Don’t let your mistakes define you. Let them refine you. ”


109.  When The Lord allows you to lose something, as a child of God, you have to have in your mind and in your heart and in your spirit that if God allowed me to lose it He’s going to replace it with something better in my life


110. “When God has a plan for your life, I don't care how much you murmur and complain and kick and fuss and scream and yell. When you know that God has a plan ...


111.  It’s an urge. Every champion has felt it. Every president has felt it. Every King has felt it. Every lion has felt it. Every winner has felt it. Every soldier has felt it. Every victorious person has felt it. The urge to quit. Don’t you give up on your dream.


112.  You can’t be saved by what it was. You can only be saved by what it is


113.  When you start running for one thing, you gonna keep running from everything. That’s why, you need to stop running and face whatever you gotta face and deal with whatever you got to deal with


114. “Think about it this way: if you are too predictable in any area of your life, you may be paving the way to your own extinction!” – TD Jakes


115.  “Each day is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift to Him. ” – T. D. Jakes


116.  Just because the ship comes apart, doesn’t mean that you have to come apart. In fact, the destruction of the boat could be an announcement that you have arrived at your destination


117. “God has invested entirely too much in you for you to be comfortable in anything less than you were created to be.”


118. “A setback is a setup for a comeback!” – TD Jakes


119. “No matter how hard you might try, you can’t escape the spiritual bond between you and your Maker. You can’t drink it away. You can’t smoke it away. You can’t sex it away.” 


120. They can only keep hurting you if you allow it.  Set this burden down--for good


121. “Don’t let what people think stop you.”


122.  If you run after your destiny, you will automatically distance yourself from your history. If you run after what’s in front of you, you will escape what’s behind you


123. “Each day is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift to Him.”


124. “We are the people that we’ve been waiting for and no one else is coming.”


125.  Run after your destiny. Do not stroll. Do not walk. Do not meander. Do not wander, but run after your destiny


126.  You are no better than the thuoghts you think. If you think little, you go little. If you think weak, you go weak


127.  “We are the people that we’ve been waiting for and no one else is coming. ” -T. D. Jakes


128.  “If you can’t figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. For your passion will lead you right int your purpose. ” – T. D. Jakes


129. Instinct: The Power to Unleash Your Inborn Drive


130. “You can’t let other people determine how far you are willing to go to reach Destiny because it’s simply not their call. They don’t get it, so don’t worry about them!” – T. D. Jakes


131.  You can’t get enough people to tell you that you are pretty when you think you’re ugly


132. “He wants you to offer hope to those being crushed and struggling to understand.” 


133. “God has invested entirely too much in you for you to be comfortable in anything less than you were created to be. ”― T. D. Jakes


134. “My greatest fear is not living before I die, to play everything so safe that even though I had no risk I also enjoyed no reward. ”― T. D. Jakes


135.  “Stop expecting your job to fund your vision. Your vision is probably bigger than your paycheck. ” – T. D. Jakes


136. “The art of avoiding extremes is an art that is drawn on the canvas of maturity and painted with the abstract strokes of many experiences. ” – TD Jakes


137.  Do not allow the cares of this world destroy your passion for living. You have to run after it. Success is always intentional


138. “The finished product you see on the peaks is the end result of the resurrection in the valley.” 


139. “But you cannot go through the Door of Destiny without passing through the Hall of Haters. ” ― T. D. Jakes


140.  Sometimes, you’re asking God to fix things that He sent in your life to give you discipline, training and get you how to really be a Christian and stop just being somebody who goes to the father’s house


141.  “If you succeed at loving imperfect people, then it becomes plausible that somebody could love imperfect you. ” – T. D. Jakes


142. “It’s bitterness that drives you to alcohol or drugs or food or pornography or anything else as a method of coping with your season of suffering. When you’ve been consumed by bitterness, you develop a desire to consume anything that will get the taste out of your mouth—” 


143.  “You face your greatest opposition when you’re closest to your biggest miracles. ” – T. D. Jakes


144. “It’s better to gather in righteousness than fellowship with darkness.”


145. “The only way to change your life is to change your thinking. ”


146. “If you can dream it, you can achieve it. The secret to recapturing dreams is to enjoy the pursuit of the dream, rather than to focus on the outcome. ” – T. D. Jakes


147. “As you assess your current location and motivation for being an entrepreneur, do not be discouraged by the size or number of obstacles in your path. If you can catch a vision for it then God can do it!”― T. D. Jakes


148. “Silence isn’t golden and it surely doesn’t mean consent, so start practicing the art of communication.”


149. “Then pray. Because when women pray, God bring reconciliation into the darkness of this world.” 


150. “God can take your mess and turn it into a message. ” 17. “You were born to be different, don't you dare settle for mediocrity. ” 18


151.  “Resist your fear; fear will never lead you to a positive end. Go for your faith and what you believe. ” – T. D. Jakes


152. “The comfort zone is the land of the status quo.”


153. “Silence isn’t golden and it surely doesn’t mean consent, so start practicing the art of communication.”


154. “Imagine if the electric chair or gas chamber had people kneeling around it with no thought of the horrific purpose it once held! But in effect, this is exactly what happened with the cross. No other religion in history has ever used an emblem of horror for its enduring brand.


155.  I’ve been sick before; I made it. I’ve been broke before; I made it. I’ve been brokenhearted before, I made it. I cried all night, but I’m made it. I’ve been betrayed, but I made it. I’ve been lied on, but I made it


156. “The Master moves with us today because He is in us, indwelling in our hearts and guiding us. Gone are the days when God’s people sought the priests for a word from Him. Gone are the days when you had to venture to the tabernacle to be near Him. Gone are the days when you had to press through the crowd and touch the hem of Christ’s garment to be healed. Gone are the days when you had to sit among a crowd of five thousand just to hear Him. Gone are the days when Jesus had to visit the tomb of your loved one so that they would be resurrected.” 


157. “Unforgiveness denies the victim the possibility of parole and leaves them stuck in the prison of what was, incarcerating them in their trauma and relinquishing the chance to escape beyond the pain.”


158. “If you can’t figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. For passion will lead you right into your purpose. ”


159.  You do make a difference. As weak as you are, as tired as you are, as many mistakes as you made, you do make a difference. There is something they would lose if you were not there. You do make a difference


160. “You don’t have to be great to get started, but you have to get started to be great. ”


161. Soar!: Build Your Vision from the Ground Up


162. “It’s the nights that I cried myself to sleep and my tears crawled across the bridge of my nose that God most often used to develop me into the person I am today.” 


163. “Success is not success without a successor.”  , TD Jakes quotes on success


164. “What you can do is embrace what you have right now and allow it to fill the vacancies of what you didn’t get yesterday.”


165. “It’s your destiny, not your history, that determines your legacy. ”


166.  “We all set out to make a difference in the world, but the first step is to achieve the less lofty goal of changing your own world. ” – T. D. Jakes


167. “When there’s no turning back, your instincts will lead you forward. ” – TD Jakes


168. “If you can’t figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. For your passion will lead you right into your purpose.”


169. “Instincts under pressure crush the carbon of conformity and create diamonds. Each new season of life offers to train us for the next season if we pay attention and adapt. ” – TD Jakes


170.  Don’t take the presence of the storm to indicate the absence of God


171.  “The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot be seen or even heard, but must be felt with the heart. ” – T. D. Jakes


172. “Eagles fly where lesser birds cannot fly, so eagles can do what lesser birds cannot do. ” – TD Jakes


173. “Surround yourself with people you want to be like.”


174. “The Scriptures plainly show that this infirmed woman had tried to lift herself. People who stand on the outside can easily criticize and assume that the infirmed woman lacked effort and fortitude. That is not always the case. Some situations in which we can find ourselves defy willpower. We feel unable to change. The Scriptures say that she “could in no way raise herself up.” That implies that she had employed various means of self-help. Isn’t it amazing how the same people who lift up countless others often cannot lift themselves? This type of person may be a tower of faith and prayer for others, but impotent when it comes to his or her own limitations. That person may be the one whom others rely upon.”


175. “The greatest tragedy is not death, but a life without purpose. ”


176. “When you leave the familiar and enter the unknown, your fear becomes refined by experience and hammered into tools of survival on the anvil of anxiety. ” – TD Jakes


177. “You cannot “fit in” and stand out at the same time!”


178. “I may be, tied up, but at least, I am HIS. I may be hurting, But I am HIS, I may be reluctant, but I am HIS, I may be lonely, but I am HIS, I may be frustrated, but I am HIS, That’s why I am praising Him, because I’m glad He tied me up. He stopped me from doing the things I would have done, that would’ve messed up myself. When I look at how my friends got loosed, I thank Him for tying me up. When I look at how the neighborhood boys are locked up in jail, I thank Him for tying me up. I am not happy about it then, but I’m glad about it now. When I think about the person I almost married, When I think about the job I almost got, When I think about the people who wouldn’t let me join their clique, When I think about the people who stops talking to me, I thank Him for tying me up. I thank Him for the rope that got me tied up.”


179. Now that you know better, do better


180. “You cannot embrace destiny if you do not let go of your history.”


181. “Your life is a reflection of your thoughts. Think big and achieve big. ”


182.  Never make a permanent decision about a temporary situation


183. “Blood is the price we pay for access to God, and it comes at great expense. God has invited us to His winepress so that He can do with us that which is necessary to reconnect something temporal to its eternal source. Don’t be surprised and begin to despair at the onset of the crushing you will endure. Don’t run from it; run to it, because you’re not being crushed simply for crushing’s sake. ... Your pain is not going to last and, like the labor pains of an expectant mother, will produce new life. 


184. “Progress apart from purpose ends in arrogance.”


185.  God isn’t trying to change your mountain. He is using your mountain to change you


186. “Then pray. Because when women pray, God bring reconciliation into the darkness of this world.” T.D. Jakes. T. D. Jakes Quotes On Change.


187. “Often after years of deep investment into others we are shocked and disappointed that they simply didn’t get who we really are. ” ― T. D. Jakes


188. “Many times we get so wrapped up in achieving our goals that we miss the opportunity to stop and be thankful for the things we have achieved.”  , TD Jakes quotes on being thankful


189. “How do I know this? Because the Lord has made it clear: “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” (Jer. 29:11 NIV).” 


190. “No one has failed who keeps trying and keeps praying.”


191. “Face the giants in your life, slay them, and move on. Do not be daunted by the mistakes and failures in your life.”


192. “You cannot be a Big person with a Small heart” – TD Jakes


193. “There is life after the most horrendous circumstances. Be strong. Stay strong.”  , TD Jakes quotes about life


194. “The art of avoiding extremes is an art that is drawn on the canvas of maturity and painted with the abstract strokes of many experiences.”


195. “It’s better to gather in righteousness than fellowship with darkness. ” – TD Jakes


196. “Faith is the substance of whatever it is that we hope for. The important thing is that we teach that faith is connected to good works and responsibility.”


197. “When God has a plan for your life, I don’t care how much you murmur and complain and kick and fuss and scream and yell. When you know that God has a plan for your life, He got you tied up… I serve a God who will tie you up when you’re acting crazy, tie you up, while you’re trying to do your own thing, tie you up while your temper is raging, tie you up, when your ambition is out of control. Sometimes, God will tie you up til the time is right. Nothing will work, your money won’t work, your career won’t work, the boyfriend will leave, the house will sell, cause when God has you tied up, He’s not gonna let you get away. He’ll say, Be still and see the salvation of the Lord.”


198.  Failure is a part of your training


199. “Too many people want the appearance of winning rather than the practice and hard work that creates a true champion.”


200. “Once you have confidence in your instincts, you must never allow other people’s refusal to believe, or their data to refute, what you instinctively know is true. ” – TD Jakes


201.  When God begins to move you along in life, it’s not an elevator. It’s a step-by-step process


202. “When you’re in trouble, God will reach into the mess and pull you out. ”― T. D. Jakes


203. “In our rush to escape the pain, messiness, and brokenness of our lives, we often miss our opportunities for growth. Mired in the muck of our misguided mindsets, we miss what God may be doing in the midst of this dirty place. With a heave, a strain, a shove, a stretch, and a charge upward, we fight to leave the place we were planted, because surely we believe that God has to have something better for us than where we've come from and where we are. ... "Surely," we say in the midst of God's apparent silence, "He will not abandon me in this place of death!"


204.  “Never settle for less than God’s best for your life. ” – T. D. Jakes


205. “You can’t be who you’re going to be and who you used to be at the same time.”


206. You are my rock. You are my fortress. You are my strength. You are my defense, without you I can't do nothing. 36


207. “If there is a tenacious burning desire in the pit of your stomach, you become very difficult to discourage.”


208. D. Jakes Quotes To Support Us During The Healing Process


209. “Faith is your anchor and sustainer in the new season. Faith that the one who called us is faithful. Faith helps you see in the dark. And when you feel like you can’t see, Faith steadies your heart to trust what you know. What is true.”


210.  If you’re looking for a leadership, you don’t always have to look to the front to find it. Great leadership doesn’t start out on the stage. It doesn’t start out as governor’s or mayor’s or presidents or CEOs or managers. Great leadership starts out in the back


211. “When you are a giraffe and you receive criticism from turtles, they are reporting the view from the level they are on.”


212. “You face your greatest opposition when you’re closet to your biggest miracle.”


213. “Never make a permanent decision about a temporary situation.”


214.  Are you committed? Because without commitment nothing happens


215. “Don’t let your struggle become your identity. ”


216. “We all set out to make a difference in the world, but the first step is to achieve the less lofty goal of changing your own world.”


217. “Greatness is contagious. You’ll catch it if you get around it.”


218.  “Destiny is not for comfort seekers. Destiny is for the daring and determined who are willing to endure some discomfort, delay gratification, and go where destiny leads. ” – T. D. Jakes


219. “How you think about your opportunities determines how you will act on them.”


220.  Don’t let anybody tell you that being in the will of God means you won’t get in trouble, because Jesus was in the will of God when He went to the cross. Job was in the will of God and got in all kinds of trouble – lost his children, lost his stuff, lost his marriage and everything, all of his friends came along and said you man you must not be living right, but God said that Job was a faithful and an upright man that eschewed evil


221.  Faith is the substance of the things I hope for and it is the evidence of the things I don’t see. If I see it, I don’t need faith for it. I need faith for what I can’t see


222. “We may not like to admit it, but what if our crushing is necessary in order for our potential to be fulfilled?” 


223. D. Jakes Quote: “If you stick your head in the sand and ignore things that you have the power to change, you can’t blame anyone when they don’t turn out right. ” – T. D. Jakes


224. “When you hold on to your history you do it at the expense of your destiny. ” – TD Jakes


225. Destiny: Step into Your Purpose


226. “The struggle may go on much, much longer than you could ever imagine. By the time you get to the end of the fight you can barely hold on. You wonder if you’re crazy for holding on. You’ve been battling so long that you’re worn out. You hope for a stroke of luck. You pray for a bit of divine favor. You look for encouragement and search for compassion and understanding; but mostly, you look for relief. When you’re deep in battle, what you need is strength to keep going, even when it looks like nothing is going to happen.”


227. “When the Master gives us the vision of what he’s going to do in our lives, He shows us the mountain peaks while He hides the valleys. If you saw the climb you would have to endure to get to the mountaintop, you would abandon the entire trip.” 


228. “Your destiny is not determined by your past, but by your choices. ”


229.  I will not face a giant without you. I will not make a major decision without prayer. I will not bring somebody into my life just because they please me. I’ll submit myself, my destiny, my future over to you. You are my foundation. You are my rock. You are my fortress. You are my strength. You are my defense, without you I can’t do nothing


230. “Surround yourself with people whose definition of you is not based on your history but your destiny.”


231.  “Other can inspire you, but the only thing that empowers you is what lies within you and learning how to better utilize what you’ve been given. ” – T. D. Jakes


232.  People say: I like stories with a happy ending. But what makes a happy ending is a hateful middle


233. “Don’t allow your past or present condition to control you. It’s just a process that you’re going through to get you to the next level.”


234. “Sometimes you have to step out of your comfort zone to achieve your destiny. ”


235.  “What you can do is embrace what you have right now and allow it to fill the vacancies of what you didn’t get yesterday. ” – T. D. Jakes


236. “Routine is the enemy of instinct……It’s better to change and fail than to settle. ” ―T. D. Jakes


237. “Don’t let fear silence your dreams, let it fuel your motivation. ”


238. “Destiny is not for the comfort seekers. Destiny is for the daring and determined who are willing to endure some discomfort, delay gratification, and go where destiny leads.”


239. “To those of us who often procrastinate on the decision we feel intimidated by lack of education or any area of weakness. I relieve you with this statement: It is not how much you know that arms you with the tools of great decision making, but rather how much you ask. Ask questions.”


240. “Big ideas come from forward-thinking people who challenge the norm, think outside the box, and invent the world they see inside rather than submitting to the limitations of current dilemmas.”


241.  Don’t spend all your time trying to fix what’s behind you, because you’ll never be able to fix what’s behind you. You have to run after what’s in front of you


242. “Serving the Lord is not always easy or popular. Folks may laugh at you on your job, mocking and making fun of your faith. But once you decide that there’s no turning back, something in your heart rises up and says “no” to the devil and “yes” to the Lord.”


243.  “Hardship can humble you, but it cannot break you unless you let it. Your instinct for survival will see you through if you are attuned to its frequency. ” – T. D. Jakes


244. “Don’t mistake delays for destiny, you may be delayed but you have not been denied.”


245. “If you think down, you will go down. If you think up, you will go up. You’ll always travel in the direction of your thinking.”


246. “If you can’t see it before it happens, it won’t happen. ”


247. “You’d be surprised at the things that look great on the outside but are dysfunctional on the inside. Be sure to function as good as you look. ”― T. D. Jakes


248. “Prayer makes a godly man, and puts within him the mind of Christ, the mind of humility, of self-surrender, of service, of pity, and of prayer. If we really pray, we will become more like God, or else we will quit praying.” – E.M. Bounds


249. “Some people are so poor, the only thing they got is money.”


250. “Both success and struggle are different kinds of trauma.”  , TD Jakes quotes on struggle


251. “God does nothing but by prayer, and everything with it.” – John Wesley


252. “To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible than to be alive without breathing.” – Martin Luther


253. “Every obstacle contains an opportunity. It may not be the door way to success you were looking for – it may be a second-story window left open just a crack.”


254. Every hard-won battle has filled you with a light no one and nothing can dim


255.  “Don’t be limited by people who despise your growth. They want you to remain the same so they will feel comfortable. ” – T. D. Jakes


256. “You and God have been locked into a timeless relationship that only paused when you were born into the earth. Eternity past and eternity future are separated only by the slender sliver of time in which you and I now exist in this lifetime on earth.” 


257. “We have a tendency to want the other person to be a finished product while we give ourselves the grace to evolve.”


258. “Nobody likes hard times, but it’s the unpleasant experiences that are often the catalysts to build the character required for our Destiny.”  , TD Jakes quotes destiny


259.  Just because things are broken in your life doesn’t mean you can’t survive


260. To be human is to experience it all.  Pain, pleasure, grief and joy intermix and add depth to your life


261. “Then pray. Because when women pray, God bring reconciliation into the darkness of this world.”


262. “Progress apart from purpose ends in arrogance. ” ― T. D. Jakes


263. “A setback is a setup for a comeback.”


264. D. Jakes Quotes To Support Us During The Healing


265.  “No woman wants to be in submission to a man who isn’t in submission to God. ” – T. D. Jakes


266. “Being angry is human. Staying angry is foolish.”


267.  God sent something in your life that you care about, that you pray about, that you heard about, that you cry about, so that the divine nature of Christ can be manifested in your life


268.  The moment you try to break away from where you came from and take over new territory, that’s when all hell breaks loose in your life


269. “Anything that we do for years that doesn’t match the inner imprint of our gifting will eventually become monotonous and routine, ritualistic and frustrating.”


270. “Each day is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift to Him. ” – TD Jakes


271. “Forgiveness is about empowering yourself, rather than empowering your past.”


272. “If you stick your head in the sand and ignore things that you have the power to change, you can’t blame anyone when they don’t turn out right!”― T. D. Jakes


273.  “It is your passion that empowers you to be able to do the thing you were created to do. ” – T. D. Jakes


274. “Just because you tried it and it didn’t work initially, does not mean that it will not work. It may take time to build it up to where you want it to be. Don’t give up.”  , TD Jakes quotes about work


275. “My passion for cooking meals for loved ones originated when I was growing up. Because our family didn't have much materially, my siblings and I didn't get excited about gifts and Christmas and birthdays--but we were exuberant in anticipation of the food! I remember my mother preparing and cooking food for days before Christmas. You could smell the aromas wafting throughout the house, and if you were lucky, she would allow you to lick the spoon and taste a little bit beforehand. As a result, my wife and I now delight in showing the same love my mother put into the preparation of special meals into the celebrations we enjoy.


276. “I don’t care what you’re going through, I don’t care what you’re facing, until you change your mind about it, you can’t change anything else.”  , TD Jakes quotes on change


277. “Most people fail because they lack being resilient. If the favor does not come quickly, they leave the situation. Keep in mind that the best timing of all things is in God’s timing. He’s ALWAYS on time.”


278. Your pain and trauma will never define you.  You are invincible!


279. “Others can inspire you, but ultimately the only thing that empowers you is what lies within you and learning how to better utilize what you’ve been given.”


280. “Crushing requires purification. Do you know anyone who would purify something they do not intend to use? Your crushing cannot be the end, because God would never purify you if He didn’t intend to use you.” 


281. “I saw more clearly than ever, that the first great and primary business to which I ought to attend every day was, to have my soul happy in the Lord.” – George Mueller


282.  “God knows what’s best for you. He knows where you are going and He has a plan to get you there. ” – T. D. Jakes


283. “Challenge your fears! Find your potential.”  , TD Jakes quotes on fear


284. “A whole woman will always attract a whole man. And when they touch, they will fuse to create a whole marriage. Ultimately, when the time is right, they will produce whole children.”


285. “Face the giants in your life, slay them and move on. Do not be daunted by the mistakes and failures in your life.”


286. “There are people who can walk away from you… let them walk. I don’t want you to try to talk another person into staying with you, loving you, calling you, caring about you, coming to see you, staying attached to you…” Your destiny is never tied to anybody that left.”


287.  It takes courage to live out your dreams. But, it takes patience to survive your storms. You need both today


288. “Sometimes what makes us insecure and vulnerable becomes the fuel we need to be overachievers. The antidote for a snakebite is made from the poison, and the thing that made you go backward is the same force that will push you forward.”


289. “If someone must be hurt, if it ever becomes necessary to bear pains, weather strong winds, or withstand trials or opposition, let it be adults and not children. ” – TD Jakes


290.  Face the giants in your life, slay them and move on. Do not be daunted by the mistakes and failures in your life


291.  “Forgiveness is about empowering yourself, rather than empowering your past. ” – T. D. Jakes


292. I will not bring somebody into my life just because they please me. I'll submit myself, my 


293.  As long as you were a spectator, the devil was alright with that, but the moment you start raving your head and worshiping God, all hell breaks loose


294. “A church that focuses on the external has lost its passion for souls. ” – TD Jakes


295.  God will give you downtown to prep them for the pressure of what He’s about to release in your life


296. “Forgiveness liberates the victim. It’s a gift you give yourself.”


297. “Whatever you give yourself to, it will give back to you.”


298. “Success is not success without a successor. ” – TD Jakes


299. “You don’t need people to validate you gift, you were gifted before they met you.”


300. Prayer original sound - Krystal_commy


301. “We wallow in doubt and worry and allow ourselves to be consumed by fear and anxiety. Our complaints and doubts, however, come from an individual that has forgotten that God has specifically tailored our struggles so that we would produce succulent fruit.


302. “Stop settling for what’s possible and start reaching for the impossible. ”


303. “Your limitations are only as real as you allow them to be. ”


304. “When you live your own dream, you don’t have time to be a hater. ” ― T. D. Jakes


305.  “Many times we get so wrapped up in achieving our goals that we miss the opportunity to stop and be thankful for the things we have achieved. ” – T. D. Jakes


306. “Excellence requires discomfort.”


307. “When you hold on to your history you do it at the expense of your destiny.”


308. “Your life is a reflection of what you think and what you value.”


309. “A day without prayer is a day without blessing, and a life without prayer is a life without power.” – Edwin Harvey


310.  Some of you think the victory is getting rid of the thorn and you’ve been praying for years trying to get rid of the thorn, but the thorn is not the issue. It’s a distraction. What God is trying to teach you through the thorn is that you can have the thorn and do it anyway. You think you don’t have the victory until you get rid of the thorn, but the thorn is not the problem. It’s something for you to exercise with


311. “Never make a permanent decision about a temporary situation. ”


312. “To be unforgiving is like to drink poison and wait for someone else to die!!” – T. D. Jakes


313.  “A woman who walks in purpose doesn’t have to chase people or opportunities. Her light cause people and opportunities to pursue her. ” – T. D. Jakes


314. “God had a strategy in the ugly places because those were the fields in which he decided to cultivate us.” 


315.  You will never completely be healed or whole until you change the voice inside of your own head


316. “We are the people that we have been waiting for and no one else is coming. ” – TD Jakes


317. “It is important to remember that for every person, there will be a problem. Even more importantly, for every problem, our God has a prescription!”― T. D. Jakes


318. “A church that focuses on the external has lost its passion for souls.”


319. “Nothing just happens. You have to create it. ”


320. “Israel’s wandering in the wilderness wasn’t just because [God] was angry with them. His continuous moving with them in the wilderness was because He wanted time to get out of them what their years of being slaves had put in them. And the best way to show anyone who you really are is to constantly be in their presence.” 


321. “We are the people that we have been waiting for and no one else is coming.”


322. “Its not over, until the Lord says its over. ”― T. D. Jakes


323.  You gotta run after your destiny. You can’t stroll after your destiny. You can’t walk after your destiny. You gotta run after your destiny


324. “Even in the moments of your greatest anguish, you often find unexpected blessings alongside and commingled with your losses.” 


325. “You were born to be different, don’t you dare settle for mediocrity. ”


326.  “If you have the instinct, you can hire the intellect. ” – T. D. Jakes


327.  I believe He’ll give me double for my trouble and when you believe like that you get like that


328.  “Sometimes what makes us insecure and vulnerable becomes the fuel we need to be overachievers. ” T. D. Jakes


329.  Be still and know that I’m God. I’m bigger than your problem. I’m bigger than your circumstance. I’m bigger than your situation. This is not your battle. You don’t have to handle this. This is God’s battle. God will work it out. All you have to do is: be still and know that I’m God


330. “Destiny is not for comfort seekers. Destiny is for the daring and determined who are willing to endure some discomfort, delay gratification, and go where Destiny leads.”


331. “Blame unto others only as you would first blame yourself. ” – TD Jakes


332. “If you can’t figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. For your passion will lead you right into your purpose. ” – TD Jakes


333.  I would rather aim for the stars and not hit them, than to not aim at all. I would rather go after it and not get it, than not go after it at all. I’d rather try and fail, then not try at all. I don’t want to live with the idea wonder what would have happened had I’ve done more with my life. I’m going to go for it, come hell or high water, I’m going after my destiny


334. “Be strong enough to stand up again, even after haters make you drop to your knees. ” ― T. D. Jakes


335. “There is nothing I’m any more passionate about than empowering the next generation.”


336. “No woman wants to be in submission to a man who isn’t in submission to God!”


337. “You can’t let people define you.”


338. “we cannot allow past circumstances to abort future opportunity. If you have experienced loss in your life, God has a way of restoring things you thought you would never see again.”


339. “Ultimately everything God has ever said will come to pass. When we suffer loss like Eve did, we cannot allow past circumstances to abort future opportunity. If you have experienced loss in your life, God has a way of restoring things you thought you would never see again.”


340. “If someone must be hurt, if it ever becomes necessary to bear pains, weather strong winds, or withstand trials or opposition, let it be adults and not children.”


341. “There is no success like the success of a man who had to persevere in order to receive it. People appreciate the victory when they have to walk it out. ” – T. D. Jakes


342. “You were created for greatness. Don’t settle for anything less. ”


343. “Step out of what you’re going through so you can get to where you’re going to!”


344. “The most dangerous thing in the world is to have no purpose.”


345. “Until you live every moment without assuming there will be another moment, then you’re not really living on purpose.”


346. Asking that question separates you from the rest of the religious and secular world, 


347. “Destiny is not for comfort seekers. Destiny is for the daring and determined who are willing to endure some discomfort, delay gratification, and go where Destiny leads. ”― T. D. Jakes


348.  Don’t be so aware of the storm that you lose awareness of the God in the storm


349. “There is something down inside of you that knows there is more and it’s roaring to get out.”


350. “a setback is a setup for a comeback”


351. D. Jakes Quote: “We cannot embrace God's forgiveness if we are so busy clinging to past wounds and nursing old grudges. ” – T. D. Jakes


352. “One of the great healing balms of the Holy Spirit is forgiveness. To forgive is to break the link between you and your past.”


353. “May we cry out for an infilling of the Holy Ghost that we might be enabled to pray in the Spirit and walk in a greater anointing”

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