100 Inspiring TD Jakes Quotes

In this post, we will be sharing with you some inspiring TD Jakes quotes that will uplift your spirit, make you think, reflect, and excel in life. Some of these quotes are TD Jakes quotes on faith, Strength, and prayer.

One of my favorite quotes is - "People are running around everywhere chasing the American dream… but they need to find their God-given destiny." – TD Jakes.

Inspiring TD Jakes Quotes
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TD Jakes Quotes

1. I think that my preaching style and many of my ideas and ideals about faith are based in both Pentecostal and Baptist background. - TD Jakes

2. When you can't do nothing but pray, you've done a whole lot. - TD Jakes

3. I think the first step is to understand that forgiveness does not exonerate the perpetrator. Forgiveness liberates the victim. It's a gift you give yourself. - TD Jakes

4. Some of the best people with whom you can have a relationship are the people who challenge your thinking. - TD Jakes

5. My father was a Methodist and my mother was a Baptist. - TD Jakes

6. You don't have to be in church service to worship, you can be in your own home. You enhance your spirituality, through the instrument of worship, when you really connect with the invisible, almighty God. - TD Jakes

7. I don't dislike anybody. I love everybody. - TD Jakes

8. Don't come into the presence of God to impress Him with something He gave you! - TD Jakes

9. You cannot change what you will not confront. - TD Jakes

10. Too many people want the appearance of winning rather than the practices and hard work that create a true champion. - TD Jakes

11. The low-grade plagiarism of popularity will never lead you to true contentment. - TD Jakes

12. God is not preparing the Blessing for YOU, He is preparing YOU for the Blessing - TD Jakes

13. Arrogance always destroys opportunity - TD Jakes

14. When people can walk away from you: Let them walk. - TD Jakes

15. 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. - TD Jakes

16. When you were built to be tall, you will endanger your position if you lower your perspective - TD Jakes

17. There may be challenges or crosses that may have delayed your goals temporarily, but now it’s time to move forward. - TD Jakes

18. There are no college courses to build up self-esteem or high school or elementary school. If you don't get those values at a early age, nurtured in your home, you don't get them. - TD Jakes

19. I actually grew up playing the piano in the church and was deeply involved in music ministry. - TD Jakes

20. May the passion to be all that God wants you to be sweep across your soul like a gentle breeze. - TD Jakes

21. And another thing is that I think as a church whenever we become politically driven, we alienate at least 50 percent of the people that God called us to reach with our political orientations. - TD Jakes

22. There is no room for God in a mind that's full of self. - TD Jakes

23. 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

24. As a Christian, Christ died so that we will have eternal life in Him in Heaven. What it looks like doesn't matter, what it smells like doesn't matter, as long as Christ is there it will be Heaven to me. - TD Jakes

25. If you don’t find a way to love a flawed person, secretly you’re teaching yourself that you are not lovable because of your flaws. - TD Jakes

26. I chose to present myself as one who comes from among the people, and I can be touched by their pain because I have my own. - TD Jakes

27. No woman wants to be in submission to a man who isn't in submission to God! - TD Jakes

28. God will give you anything as long as you understand that he is the primary and not the secondary. - TD Jakes

29. I believe it is our attitude that determines our altitude. It is our attitude that allows us to soar above those things that would otherwise overcome us. - TD Jakes

30. 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. - TD Jakes

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31. I wasn't trying to be rich or famous; I was trying to figure out what is this thing in me that won't let me sleep that makes me restless and makes me keep pushing. I was trying to discover who I was. - TD Jakes

32. You can't be who you are going to be and who you used to be at the same time. - TD Jakes

33. No matter where you are in life right now, know this: God put you on this earth to fulfill the promise He has predestined for your life. - TD Jakes

34. You must realize that if you are going to reach the heights you have been called to reach, you may elicit some criticism from those who are jealous, petty or angry because they were left behind. - TD Jakes

35. Never make a permanent decision about a temporary situation. - TD Jakes

36. The first time I walked on a stage I knew that was what I was created to do. I knew that there was a calling and a sense of purpose in my life that gave me fulfillment and a sense of destiny. - TD Jakes

37. Not everyone will be happy when you begin to better yourself. Those who are for you will not just celebrate in your triumphs, but they will also pray with you through your tribulations. - TD Jakes

38. Forgiveness is about empowering yourself, rather than empowering your past. - TD Jakes

39. Eagles fly where lesser birds cannot fly, so eagles can do what lesser birds cannot do. - TD Jakes

40. Your words will tell others what you think. Your actions will tell them what you believe. - TD Jakes

41. Forgiveness is a gift you give to yourself - TD Jakes

42. The most dangerous thing in the world is to have no purpose. - TD Jakes

43. Here is the amazing thing about Easter; the Resurrection Sunday for Christians is this, that Christ in the dying moments on the cross gives us the greatest illustration of forgiveness possible. - TD Jakes

44. Surround yourself with those who won’t compete but will revel in your success and see your ascent as a reflection of their own possibilities. - TD Jakes

45. If you have achieved any level of success, then pour it into someone else. Success is not success without a successor. - TD Jakes

46. 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 - TD Jakes

47. What woman would not appreciate a God who becomes her attorney, assumes her case, requires no fee, and wins her the victory? - TD Jakes

48. The enemy doesn't care how many days you live as long as you don't live in the days you have. - TD Jakes

49. 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 - TD Jakes

50. Know when your space is too small for you...and you have to birthed to the next level! - TD Jakes

51. When you make a decision to forgive it's a decision that you have to make intellectually. - TD Jakes

52. When people walk away from you, let them go. Your destiny is never tied to anyone who leaves you, and it doesn't mean they are bad people. It just means that their part in your story is over. - TD Jakes

53. Surround yourself with people whose definition of you is not based on your history, but your destiny. - TD Jakes

54. You cannot embrace your destiny if you do not let go of your history. - TD Jakes

55. One of the things about my ministry is that I have never branded myself as being above the people or superior to people. - TD Jakes

56. Children are not unforgiving. You can punish them and they will hug you in a few minutes. - TD Jakes

57. There is nothing I'm any more passionate than empowering the next generation. - TD Jakes

58. A setback is a setup for a comeback - TD Jakes

59. Isn't it funny how something that will later be a blessing can be a curse if you get it too soon. - TD Jakes

60. I found out that the things that hurt us the most can become the fuel and the catalyst that propel us toward our destiny. It will either make you bitter or it will make you better. - TD Jakes

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61. You don't know how much you've grown until trouble comes back for an encore. - TD Jakes

62. 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. - TD Jakes

63. I think most people who get into their 50s reassess what made sense and what didn't make sense. - TD Jakes

64. If you learn how to forgive others for not being strong, then people can learn how to forgive you for your own issues. - TD Jakes

65. There is a higher power, a higher influence, a God who rules and reigns and controls circumstances and situations that are beyond your area and realm of authority. - TD Jakes

66. If you can't figure out your purpose, figure out your passion. For your passion will lead you right into your purpose. - TD Jakes

67. Life's a university that'll teach you lessons, regardless of your desire to pass the "class" or not, there is always something else to learn - TD Jakes

68. Real value isn’t in what you own, drive, wear or live. The greater value is found in love and life, health and strength, friends and family! - TD Jakes

69. I'm not particularly political. I'm not particularly denominational. I'm not worried about any of that. - TD Jakes

70. When my father died, I had a real experience with Christ, a real conversion with Christ and I had it in a Oneness church. - TD Jakes

71. 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. - TD Jakes

72. If you can disappoint yourself as much as you love yourself and you still manage to disappoint yourself then why are you shocked when other people that you love disappoint you. - TD Jakes

73. God has invested entirely too much in you for you to be comfortable in anything less than you were created to be. - TD Jakes

74. God gives you the resources for success. But it is up to you to recognize them and use them to their fullest. - TD Jakes

75. But I think my mistakes became the chemistry for my miracles. I think that my tests became my testimonies. - TD Jakes

76. I think it is important that we rebuild an atmosphere of forgiveness and civility in every aspect of our lives. - TD Jakes

77. God's not going to promote you because you have a dream, He's going to promote you because you've maximized where you are so now you're ready to go to the next level. - TD Jakes

78. If you have the FAITH to believe it, you have the POWER to conceive it! - TD Jakes

79. There’s something you learn from helping other people with their dreams that prepares you for your own. - TD Jakes

80. Being angry is human. Staying angry is foolish. - TD Jakes

81. We develop our propensity to forgive or not to forgive by what we see illustrated at the early ages of our development. - TD Jakes

82. 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! - TD Jakes

83. I want to congratulate all the men out there who are working diligently to be good fathers whether they are stepfathers, or biological fathers or just spiritual fathers. - TD Jakes

84. Stress and worry is a residual of relying on yourself and being your own god, in control of everything. Worship allows us to rely on God's power to steer us through life. - TD Jakes

85. When God blesses you, don't let no devil in hell move you out of your place of blessing! - TD Jakes

86. It is your passion that empowers you to be able to do that thing you were created to do. - TD Jakes

87. We think that forgiveness is weakness, but it's absolutely not; it takes a very strong person to forgive. - TD Jakes

88. I raised five children. They all have different personalities. All of them have different issues, different levels of success. That was a learning experience for me. - TD Jakes

89. God's grace and mercy have brought you through. Quit acting as if you made it on your own. - TD Jakes

What are the best inspirational quotes?

90. The critic is a prisoner to his own experiences and perspectives, erroneously believing his limited experiences are the sum of all truth - TD Jakes

91. You have to knock on doors. You can't keep your dreams a secret. You have to put them out there on display and people can say whatever they want but keep on pointing your actions towards your dreams. - TD Jakes

92. The right thing at the wrong time will lead to failure. - TD Jakes

93. I think the amazing thing about gospel music is that not only does it lift up the death and resurrection of our Lord, which is consistent with the Gospel, but it is uniquely communicated depending upon the generation. - TD Jakes

94. I don't think that you can let the storms of life overwhelm you. When you do that, you are no better than the craziness that caused you to be under attack. - TD Jakes

95. Excellence requires discomfort. - TD Jakes

96. I'm not walking by sight- I'm, walking by faith - TD Jakes

97. We have a tendency to want the other person to be a finished product while we give ourselves the grace to evolve. - TD Jakes

98. I'm for people bettering themselves, no matter who they are and where they are, doing all they can to be all they can be. - TD Jakes

99. Somebody is n the hospital begging God for the opportunity u have right now. Step into your moment. - TD Jakes

100. God is a businessman. He is not going to do business with someone who shows no sign of potential return. He invests in people who demonstrate an ability to handle what He has given them. - TD Jakes

What is TD Jakes saying?

TD Jakes is saying that we should all live our lives in a way that brings glory and honor to God. We should do everything we can to make sure that our thoughts, words, and actions reflect our love for Him. Psalm 100:2 says, "Serve the LORD with gladness! Come into his presence with singing!" We should be excited to serve God and to spend time with Him. Let's strive to live our lives in a way that brings honor to Him!

What are 5 positive quotes from TD Jakes?

1. "In the middle of a difficulty lies opportunity."
2. "When you stand up to be counted, tell the world this is my voice"
3. "You can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone."
4. "What you do today can improve all your tomorrow's."
5. "Don't put a limit on how much you can improve."

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