35+ Francis Chan Quotes About Love, Faith And Prayer

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Francis Chan is the co-author of the New York Times bestseller 'Crazy Love' and 'Forgotten God'.

Francis Chan was born to immigrants’ parents he was raised in strong Christian influence with the support of his step mother, father and father’s family, too. He was always active in Christian youth groups which helped him develop a deep faith in Christ, God's love, and his interest in ministry.

In 1994, Francis Chan along with his wife Lisa and other members founded the Cornerstone Community Church. In a short time, it became a 1600-member congregation. He believes in giving away his earning for the betterment all human beings and is known to give away most of his royalties and salary income in charity. Same goes for his organizations, which donate 55% of their income to charitable causes. Francis Chan started the Eternity Bible College in 2004 as a ministry of Cornerstone Community Church. Francis Chan returned to San Francisco in 2011 to start a church planting network of house churches called “We are Church”.

You can read some Francis Chan quotes here along with Henri Nouwen quotes and John O'Donohue quotes here.

Quotes By Francis Chan

Francis Chan travelled to Hong Kong to work Sham Sui Po, one of the poorest community of the city where his mother used to do ministry work in 1950s. He has always looked into doing more for the weaker section of the society. Here are some Francis Chan forgotten God quotes along with motivational Francis Chan quotes to move over your lukewarm attitude towards Christians.

Francis Chan quotes preach one to love.

1. “Can you worship a God who isn't obligated to explain His actions to you? Could it be your arrogance that makes you think God owes you an explanation?”

- Francis Chan.

2. “She cannot imagine spending her life more comfortable when so many people are desperate and dying throughout our world.”

- Francis Chan.

3. “Don't let yourself forget. Soak it in and keep remembering what is true. He is everything.”

- Francis Chan.

4. “Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don't really matter.”

- Francis Chan.

5. “One of my biggest fears - maybe my biggest weakness as a Christian - is that I have a hard time going up to a stranger and talking to them about Jesus.”

- Francis Chan.

6. “Every year in my life, I trust fewer and fewer people.”

- Francis Chan.

7. “My only prayer for my time with you is, God I just want these men and women to long for you.”

- Francis Chan.

8. “We have control over our prayer life, our relationship with Jesus.”

- Francis Chan.

9. “We often think of prayer as a means to an end. Prayer is the goal.”

- Francis Chan.

10. “If you’re a believer in Jesus Christ, and you have the Holy Spirit in you, the Bible says that you are a necessary part of the church and that your church is actually hurting if you are not doing your part.”

- Francis Chan.

Francis Chan Crazy Love Quotes

Francis Chan is known to be a very open kind hearted person who wears his heart on his sleeves and always wants to evaluate his journey of faith so far. He is known to always connect with his community members and those who have come in contact with him at a very humane live with kindness and love. Here are some of the best Francis Chan quotes along with inspirational Francis Chan quotes.

Francis Chan quotes are read widely.

11. “Lukewarm people don't really want to be saved from their sin; they want only to be saved from the penalty of their sin.”

- Francis Chan.

12. “I’ve got this amazing relationship with God that is better than life, itself, so marvelous, so wonderful that everything else can fall apart and I’m okay.”

- Francis Chan.

13. “A friend of mine once said that Christians are like manure: spread them out and they help everything grow better, but keep them in one big pile and they stink horribly.”

- Francis Chan.

14. “The concept of downsizing so that others might upgrade is biblical, beautiful…and nearly unheard of.”

- Francis Chan.

15. “A sure sign of a loveless heart is seeing people as a means to your own ends…”

- Francis Chan.

16. “We never grow closer to God when we just live life. It takes deliberate pursuit and attentiveness.”

- Francis Chan.

17. “If life were stable, I'd never need God's help.”

- Francis Chan.

18. “Trust whatever He has for you. It will be better than anything you can plan for yourself.”

- Francis Chan.

19. “I’ve made it a commitment to consistently put myself in situations that scare me and require God to come through.”

- Francis Chan.

20. “I began going into downtown Los Angeles to share my faith. I didn’t ‘hear God calling me’ to drive downtown; I just chose to go. I obeyed.”

- Francis Chan.

21. “By now you’re probably wondering, what in the world does this mean for me? Should you put your house on the market today and downsize? Maybe. Should you quit your job? Maybe.”

- Francis Chan.

22. “Having faith often means doing what others see as crazy. Something is wrong when our lives make sense to unbelievers.”

- Francis Chan.

23. “If we never pray audacious, courageous prayers, how can He answer them?”

- Francis Chan.

24. “Humility — coming before God with a proper understanding of His greatness — is the key to improving one’s prayer life and developing a deeper, more intimate relationship with God.”

- Francis Chan.

Francis Chan Forgotten God Quotes

Francis Chan is known to guide his community members to go back to the Bible to read and understand it’s deep meaning to imbibe the true essence of the scriptures in your life and being. Here are some more Francis Chan quotes.

25. “Not being able to fully understand God is frustrating, but it is ridiculous for us to think we have the right to limit God to something we are capable of comprehending.”

- Francis Chan.

26. “God doesn’t call us to be comfortable. He calls us to trust Him so completely that we are unafraid to put ourselves in situations where we will be in trouble if He doesn’t come through.”

- Francis Chan.

27. “We still need to be reminded that God is bigger than we think. We need to be awed by His unfathomable love for us.”

- Francis Chan.

28. “Has your relationship with God changed the way you live your life?”

- Francis Chan.

29. “We are here to love. Not much else matters.”

- Francis Chan.

30. “Marriage is one of the most humbling, sanctifying journeys you will ever be a part of. It forces us to wrestle with our selfishness and pride. But it also gives us a platform to display love and commitment.”

- Francis Chan.

31. “God is love, but He also defines what love is. We don't have the license to define love according to our standards.”

- Francis Chan.

32. “Don't fall into the trap of studying the Bible without doing what it says.”

- Francis Chan.

33. “The God who loans your life sees your every move, hears each word you speak, knows your every thought. You are seen by God. Noticed. Known.”

-  Francis Chan.

34. “The irony is that while God doesn’t need us but still wants us, we desperately need God but don’t really want Him most of the time.”

- Francis Chan.

35. “When we become overly concerned about our appearance, our spiritual reputation, our coolness, and our acceptance, we are living as citizens of this world rather than as ambassadors.”

- Francis Chan.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for Francis Chan quotes, then why not take a look at faith in God quotes, or Chuck Swindoll quotes.

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