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35 Best Joni Eareckson Tada Quotes From The Christian Author

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Joni Eareckson has always worked for the upliftment of the disability community.

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Joni Eareckson is a founder of an organization called 'Joni and Friends' that accelerates Christian ministry in the disability community.

Joni Eareckson is the author of the book 'Joni: The Unforgettable Story Of A Young Woman's Struggle Against Quadriplegia & Depression.' It was published in 1976 and became a best-selling autobiography.

You will get a great deal of inspiration from the Joni Eareckson quotes listed here. If you like such quotes, check Christian quotes and Thomas S. Monson quotes.

Best Joni Eareckson Tada Quotes

Eareckson's book 'When God Weeps: Why Our Sufferings Matter To The Almighty' was appreciated by everyone. She won the Gold Medallion Award for her book. Enjoy some sovereignty of god quotes and quotes from 'When God Weeps' book listed below.

1."You westerners are the ones we can't understand. God has given you so much, you have been so blessed…why are so many people in your country so unhappy?"

-Joni Eareckson Tada, 'When God Weeps: Why Our Sufferings Matter To The Almighty.'

2."One of the most wonderful things about knowing God is that there's always so much more to know, so much more to discover."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

3."God always seems bigger to those who need him most. And suffering is the tool he uses to help us need him more."

-Joni Eareckson Tada, 'When God Weeps: Why Our Sufferings Matter To The Almighty.'

4."Right now, we wear our souls on the inside. But one day we will be "clothed in righteousness" as we wear our souls on the outside, brilliant and glorious."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

5."Contentment ... has an internal quietness of heart that gladly submits to God in all circumstances."

-Joni Eareckson Tada, 'When God Weeps Kit: Why Our Sufferings Matter To The Almighty.'

6."To be honest, many of the sentimental hymns and gospel songs of our heritage don't do much to hone that image."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

7."Thankfully, God brought wise Christian friends alongside to help me discover life-transforming precepts in his Word."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

8."The greatest good suffering can do for me is to increase my capacity for God."

-Joni Eareckson Tada, 'When God Weeps: Why Our Sufferings Matter To The Almighty.'

9."Nothing is a surprise to God; nothing is a setback to His plans; nothing can thwart His purposes; and nothing is beyond His control. His sovereignty is absolute. Everything that happens is uniquely ordained by God."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

10."Sovereignty is a weighty thing to ascribe to the nature and character of God. Yet if He were not sovereign, He would not be God. The Bible is clear that God is in control of everything that happens."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

11."Subdue your heart to match your circumstances."

-Joni Eareckson Tada, 'When God Weeps: Why Our Sufferings Matter To The Almighty.'

12."If you had never known physical pain in your life, how could you appreciate the nail scarred hands with which Jesus Christ will meet you?"

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

13."People who don't believe in God consider time an adversary."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

14."The best we can hope for in this life is a knothole peek at the shining realities ahead."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

15."Some people tend to believe that I'm a strong believer, a strong Christian, but that's not true. I'm not a strong believer. I'm very weak."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

Joni Eareckson Tada Heaven Quotes

Eareckson is a very religious person and truly believes that salvation can be obtained only by praying to Jesus. Some of her opinions are reflected in the quotes listed below.

16."We forget God is less interested in our physical comfort and more interested in our soul. My soul has become so much more settled. My hope is more anchored in Christ and in heaven."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

17."Every Christian who keeps looking up stretches his heart's capacity for Heaven."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

18."When a Christian realizes his citizenship is in heaven, he begins acting as a responsible citizen of earth."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

Joni Eareckson Tada Faith Quotes

Everyone loves Joni Eareckson Tada's quotes on God and faith.

Eareckson is very loyal to her Christian faith. As an author, she often writes about faith and God, which inspire people to never lose hope. Some of the Joni Eareckson tada quotes, unity, and faith quotes are listed below, along with when God weeps quotes.

19."Believers are never told to become one; we already are one and are expected to act like it."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

20."Only God is capable of telling us what our rights and needs are. You have to surrender that right to Him."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

21."The Psalms wrap nouns and verbs around our pain better than any other book."

-Joni Eareckson Tada, 'Anger: Aim It In The Right Direction.'

22."Maybe the truly handicapped people are the ones that don't need God as much."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

23."My longings are best met when, in prayer, I simply let my heart beat in time with the Lord's."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

24."Gradually, the unthinkable becomes tolerable, then acceptable, then legal, then praised."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

25."Yes, I pray that my pain might be removed, that it might cease; but more so, I pray for the strength to bear it, the grace to benefit from it, and the devotion to offer it up to God as a sacrifice of praise."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

26."When we say yes to the grace of God, we are learning how to die."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

27."When we honestly ask God the 'why' question, He doesn't give us answers as much as He gives us Himself."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

Quotes On Heartaches

Joni has fought breast cancer previously, and she is now fighting thyroid cancer. She is a survivor, and the Joni Eareckson Tada quotes on cancer, suffering, and heartaches listed below will reflect that point.

Joni Eareckson is a fighter and a source of inspiration for other people with cancer.

28."Cancer is such a wake-up call to remind us how high the cosmic stakes really are and how short and brief and frail life really is."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

29."I think I demonstrate my trust in God in private [with Him]. But I [also] demonstrate my trust when I spend less time on the internet looking up issues dealing with my cancer and more time in God's Word."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

30."Suffering provides the gym equipment on which my faith can be exercised."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

31."The problem of suffering is not about something but about someone."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

32."I had to be healed of my desire to be healed."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

33."It breaks my heart to think the suffering a person in a wheelchair is going through is only an omen of even greater suffering to come if he doesn't know Christ."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

34."Heartache forces us to embrace God out of desperate, urgent need. God is never closer than when your heart is aching."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

35."He has chosen not to heal me, but to hold me. The more intense the pain, the closer His embrace."

-Joni Eareckson Tada.

Here at Kidadl, we have carefully created lots of interesting family-friendly quotes for everyone to enjoy! If you liked our suggestions for the best Joni Eareckson Tada quotes from the Christian author, then why not take a look at Leonard Ravenhill quotes or thank you God quotes.

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