Steven Furtick Quotes and Sayings

These are inspirational, motivational, wise, and funny Steven Furtick quotes, sayings, and proverbs that inspire us. See more quotes by topic on Quotelicious.

  • Full name: Steven Furtick Jr.
  • Born: February 19, 1980
  • Born in: Moncks Corner, South Carolina, United States
  • Occupation: pastor, songwriter, and New York Times best-selling author
  • Height: 5ft 9in (175 cm)
  • Net worth: $60 million
  1. The presence of God will not always fix your problems, but it will clarify your perspective.
  2. God’s plan is not always a route that makes sense. But then again, He never said it would be easy – just that it’d be worth it.
  3. Don’t fear opposition. Expect it. And use it as an opportunity to fuel your growth.
  4. Just because it didn’t happen the way you wanted doesn’t mean God isn’t working. If He said He would…He will!
  5. Make faith your starting place – not your last resort.
  6. You don’t have to accept every attitude that your emotions suggest!
  7. Sometimes God will bypass what you hope for to give you what you really need
  8. Faithfulness is not a feeling – it’s a choice you can make – even in the midst of great frustration.
  9. At the end of each day of creation, God stopped and said: “It is good” – Don’t wait until you get “there” to celebrate. Celebrate small steps towards victory. Each day. Celebrate God’s faithfulness in the middle. And definitely celebrate when you’ve met your goal.
  10. My joy is not determined by what happens to me, but what Christ is doing in me and through me.
  11. Have you settled in a place that God intended you to pass through? Don’t settle until you get to where He is calling you.
  12. The promise of God is this: What’s ahead of me is always more than what’s behind me.
  13. Love is not words, it’s actions, and love isn’t feelings, it’s a decision.
  14. Whatever season of life you’re in right now, don’t be so focused on the next gift you want that you miss the grace God has already given you.
  15. Your opponent may be larger in appearance, but if you have the Holy Spirit – God’s deposit within you – the advantage is yours.
  16. People who walk in audacious faith don’t stop and pray. Audacious faith teaches us to push and pray.
  17. I have nothing to prove, because I am already approved.
  18. The next time you lose your momentum in daily life as you’re chasing after God’s best for you, don’t give up and conclude that it’s over. The greater life hasn’t ended for you. It’s only out of sight under the waters of the ordinary. And God can resurface it, supernaturally, as many times as it takes. As many times as you’re willing.
  19. In everything you do, ask yourself: Is this worth my while? Over-commitment can be the greatest enemy of calling.
  20. What God has done for you is greater than the record of sin and shame that stands against you.
  21. Accomplishing the impossible is all about seeing the invisible.
  22. When you have a dream in your heart, but no earthly idea how to make it happen, keeping your faith intact is a full-time job.
  23.  Jesus is more than just our escape plan to get us out of this world; He’s the master teacher showing us how to do it right while we’re here.
  24. The voice you believe will determine the future you experience.
  25. If your problem is too big for you, it’s just the right size for God.
  26. Lots of times, our main problem isn’t our problem. Our biggest problem is our perspective on our problem.
  27. Extraordinary moves of God begin with ordinary acts of obedience.
  28. The minute I start being afraid of what people might say is the minute I become useless to God.
  29. Jesus asked Peter to leave his career at the peak of success. Peter didn’t waver—He knew the secret to success is submission
  30. The same power that stopped the sun and raised Christ from the grave lives in every believer!
  31. Jesus sets me free to believe I have nothing to prove and only One to please.
  32. God gives the exact experiences he wants them to have in order to shape the specific destiny he designed for them.
  33. It shouldn’t freak you out to realize that God’s eyes are on you. Because He doesn’t see you through eyes of disapproval or disappointment. His presence is not a sign of condemnation. It’s actually an invitation. God is present with you, through His Holy Spirit, because He intends to uproot you from the tyranny of the familiar, shatter the monotonous life you’ve had. And take you on an adventure.
  34. Jesus will always move away from religious drama and toward the needs of people who are hurting. Jesus will always go out of his way to find and minister to people who others will go out of their way to avoid. I love him for that.
  35. Did you know it’s possible to have the right passion, but have the wrong expression of the right passion?
  36. Even if you mess up, God’s disappointment with your sin will never be greater than His love for you.
  37. Just because your progress isn’t obvious doesn’t mean your faith isn’t working
  38. We tend to overestimate what we’d do w/ opportunities we don’t have…while underestimating what we could do with opportunities we do have!
  39. From your perspective, failing makes you a failure. But from God’s perspective, your dream may have to die for His plan to come to life.
  40. Our aim should be pointing others to Christ, not impressing them with our Christ likeness.
  41. What would happen if you stopped asking, “God, WHY am I going through this?” and started asking, “God, WHAT are you preparing me for?”
  42. God cannot be the source of your strength if the world is the source of your standards.
  43. God is not ashamed to be identified with the parts of you that you think you need to hide.
  44. Your praise is contagious – So is your complaint. What are you carrying today?
  45. Faith doesn’t always mean that God changes your situation. Sometimes it means He changes you.
  46. Sometimes your clearest view of God will be in the fire and trials of life
  47. Audacious faith is not passive. Neither is audacious prayer. Every aspiration you have in prayer needs an accompanying action. Otherwise you’re not really praying. You’re just pontificating.
  48. Stop waiting for what you want, and start working what you have. This can turn your greatest frustration into your greatest potential innovation. If you’ll do your part, God will begin to do what only He can do: He’ll make your box bigger.
  49. The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel.
  50. It is what it is, but with God, it’s not what it seems. Where you see failure, God sees a new future. Where you see rejection, God sees refinement.
  51. If you want to change the direction of your life, change the declaration of your lips.
  52. Being brave doesn’t mean we have no fear – it means we refuse to be overcome by it.
  53. Before you were born – before any of your defects were apparent to you – they were absolutely apparent to God. That didn’t stop Him from calling your name and setting you apart. He placed you on the earth at a certain time for a pre-decided purpose.
  54. One of the Enemy’s most effective strategies is to get you to focus on what you don’t have, what you used to have, or what someone else has that you wish you had. He does this to keep you from looking around and asking, “God, what can You do through what I have?
  55. Living your problems and loving them like locked rooms is much different from denying them or capitulating to them. It is believing that God is with you in the imperfect, even disappointing circumstances of your life. It is saying to Him with faith in your heart.
  56. Be governed by your calling, not your circumstance.
  57. Many people never reach greater because they don’t leave good enough behind.

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