If you really wanna be a rebel, read your bible.
When people let youd own, God will pick you up.
Run after God. Be who you're created to be, and you'll run into the people who are doing the same thing, and those are the people that you'll want to be with.
I think we're all wounded, but some of us, when we experience the healing of those wounds, that they scar and scab over.
God sometimes takes us into troubles waters not to drown us, but to cleanse us.
God is not bothered by your persistence. Keep asking.
Freedom in Christ allows you to control the desires that once controlled you.
All men are created to lead, but we need somebody to lead us.
We rushed to Haiti. We Adopt in Asia. We empathize with Africa. But struggle to humanize our struggles here in the states.
We find worth in jobs, money, & performance so we can hide how worthless we feel inside. Acknowledge the pain to be healed.
Dear Hip Hop, we can't scream 'murder, misogyny, lawlessness' in our music & then turn around and ask for equality & justice.
Sin is like an incredible meal that becomes poisonous venom in your stomach. What you eat on Earth you may digest in Hell...
A wolf is no less a wolf because he's dressed in sheepskin and the devil is no less the devil because he's dressed as an angel.
Some work hard to acquire money only to find in the end that money acquired them.
A great storm puts out a little fire but feeds a strong one. Trials conquer weak faith but grow a strong faith.
You don't need to be accepted by everyone else to get reaccepted by the one who made you.
Sex, drugs, money, power etc. Just because you get to choose your master doesn't mean you aren't a slave.
When you’re reminded that God owes you nothing you find yourself more grateful and less entitled.
Even in our best shape we are a brittle piece of mortality. Your life is a breath, don't waste it.
A man who is too afraid to admit his fears is a man who won’t overcome them.
Bait is made to look SO good you OVERlook the trap. Whether scratched or scarred you ALWAYS get hurt giving in to Temptation.
We spend so much time condemning, critiquing, and copying culture we miss on actually changing it. Be a creator not a hater.
Forgiving the people that hurt us most allows us to heal from the wounds they left.
If God has called you to something, He will equip you to be what He has called you to be. If He has called you to be a responsible, faithful, diligent leader, as a man, He will equip you to do that.
Suppressing your hurts is like not tending to a bullet wound. Eventually you will bleed out. Dont numb pain, express it.
Today's circumstances are out of your control but you CAN control your response. Don't let a negative outlook kill your joy today.
Prayer isn't where we change God, but He changes us. Instead of praying for OUR desires, let's pray He burden us with HIS.
I think success is being exactly who God called us to be and fighting to your death to live that out.
Most of the things we spend our lives chasing will turn to dust in the end.
Your money, your singleness, marriage, talent and time, they were loaned to you to show the world that Christ is Divine
Christians aren't people who never sin or always do the right thing. We're people who live in continual repentance.
Never assume people's motives. It's the easiest way to find yourself upset over nothing or misjudging people
Make the most of your life instead of comparing it to everyone else's.
When you're worrying you're not praying. Stop worrying start praying.
Money cannot purchase joy. It buys temporary distractions.
You are not defined by your possessions, looks, or popularity. You are made in God's image.
I got the best of Jesus. He got the worst of me.
Some of us are more concerned with our reputation than our character. The latter takes care of the former.
Life is like a dice, so watch the ones you're rolling with.
You can't celebrate gifts without celebrating the giver of all gifts...
Peace doesn't mean you won't have problems. It's means problems won't have you.
Live like someone died for you.
You've got to admit you're broken before you can be made whole.
There is more freedom confessing our weaknesses and shortcomings than in pretending we have it all together
Character isn't who you are when life goes your way. Character is who you really are when the bottom falls out.
God is never late, we're just impatient.
Before you complain today, be grateful you have breath to complain with.
Believe the best about people. Pray for their short comings. You are not the standard. We all need grace.
Don't waste your time explaining who you are to people who are committed to misunderstandin g you.
Why live for the approval of men when you can have the approval of their Creator? What can they give you that God can't?
If you plan to excel in big things, you have to develop the habit in the small ones.
If people throw stones at you, pick 'em up and build something.
The less time you spend with Truth, the easier it is to believe lies.
Trials show us where we are and where we need to grow. Dont run from them, grow from them.
God gave you your own race to run, stop comparing yourself to other people. They have their race and you have yours. Run hard and don't quit.
They ask me how Im doing. I say better than I deserve
Instead of complaining that the rose bush is full of thorns, be grateful the thorn bush has roses. Perspective.
If you aim for only wealth, beauty, fame, & power, you aim too low. Humility, gentleness, gratitude, & service is aiming high.
Better to have a small role in God's story than to cast yourself as the lead in your own fiction.
My faith is not identified by my title. My faith is identified by how I live. Wearing the uniform is not the same as playing the game.
But I'm here to serve people. I'm not here to wave my finger in people's faces and point out to them how terrible they are or what I hate about them or anything along those lines. That's not my place. I'm in no position to condemn anybody.
People will hurt you. But don't use that as an excuse for your poor choices, use it as motivation to make the right ones.
Success isn't what you've done compared to others. Success is what you've done compared to what you were made to do.
If you live for people’s acceptance you will die from their rejection
I think everybody has a purpose. Everybody is made to be a picture of how good and glorious God is, and I think sometimes we'll get it confused and think because we mess up, we make mistakes or we have some blemishes in our record, that our purpose is somehow messed up. But actually that only serves to further paint a picture of how good God is when he uses people who are messed up just like me.
I’m not a Christian because I’m strong and have it all together. I’m a Christian because I’m weak and admit I need a Savior.
My mission is to change the way people see the world. Everybody has a perspective or a lens they see things through, and hopefully I can adjust that lens or change that lens so that they see things from a different perspective, a different lens.
If I'm wrong about God then I wasted my life. If you're wrong about God then you wasted your eternity.
I've made so many crazy mistakes and done so many terrible things, I don't know. I'd just say I'm grateful for every mistake and every disappoint that I've had to experience - that I'm still loved and still cared for, that God's still here for me.
I don't think the music industry has done any damage to my faith - it's probably strengthened it because it's made me see how necessary and relevant it is. I think if you don't keep your guard up, obviously there's a lot of potential for being half-hearted throughout the whole process because you can compare yourself to other people instead of the ultimate standard.
I tried to give some warnings early on to a lot of my Christian followers that mixtape really wasn't targeted at the church so they would be able to understand. I wanted to wrestle with some things that I know people outside of the church wrestle through. When It comes to the church I just want to edify.