“Sin is like a crouching beast, ready to pounce, to control. And if you live for pleasure, that beast will take over.”
— Greg Laurie
“As time passes, you will look back with 20/20 hindsight, and you will say, “Thank God He did not answer my prayers,” or “Thank God He answered my prayers,” whichever the case may be.”
— Greg Laurie
“When you leave your first love, when there is that spiritual breakdown, it is only a matter of time until other problems follow.”
— Greg Laurie
“Are you a bridge or a barrier to people coming to Christ? Every Christian tends to be one or the other. We are all examples, whether we want to be or not. The question is, are we good examples or bad ones?”
— Greg Laurie
“Let’s stop thinking of the church as them and start thinking of the church as us. Be a part of the family. Take the gifts that God has given you and develop them and use them for His glory. I suggest that church could completely change for us if we stop coming as spectators and instead join the team.”
— Greg Laurie
“When there is a lack of fellowship with other believers, it is a sure sign that backsliding is about to begin. The Christian life is one of constant growth. We are either moving forward or moving backward. It is progression or regression. There is no standing still. So if you are suddenly withdrawing from church, backing off from your study of the Word of God, and have a pretty much nonexistent prayer life, then you are starting to backslide, whether you want to admit it or not.”
— Greg Lauriea
“It has been said that the best cure for hedonism is an attempt to practice it.”
— Greg Laurie
“I think about what makes me happy, but God thinks about what will make me holy”
— Greg Laurie
“Listen. The faith that cannot be tested is a faith that cannot be trusted.”
— Greg Laurie
“True prayer is not overcoming God’s reluctance, but taking hold of His willingness.”
— Greg Laurie