Inspirational Steven Furtick Quotes On Purpose

Steven Furtick was raised in Moncks Corner, South Carolina, where he also attended Berkeley High School. After reading Jim Cymbala’s book Fresh Wind, Fresh Fire at the age of 16, he felt called to serve as the pastor of a church in a significant urban area.

50 Steven Furtick Quotes

  1. “Perfectionism is the enemy of progress.”
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2. “When you know who you are, you will know what to do.”

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3. “I’m not raising my kids to survive the world. I’m raising them to change it.”

4. “Enjoy the journey, because the destination is a mirage.”

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5. “Great moves of God are usually preceded by simple acts of obedience.”

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6. “Because in Christ, who you are matters infinitely more than anything you do or cannot do.”

7. “Don’t you dare let the magnitude of your fears send you back to dry land.”

8. “Our sin is our personal responsibility, but in Christ it is no longer the center of our identity.”

9. “My joy is not determined by what happens to me, but what Christ is doing in me and through me.” 

10. “God gives people the exact experiences he wants them to have in order to shape the specific destiny he’s designed for them.”

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11. “Because the voice you believe will determine the future you experience.”

12. “The goal of faith isn’t to take away your fears but to leverage those fears to create bolder belief.”

13. “Audacious vision never cowers in the darkness.”

14. “The more deeply we reinforce our identity in Christ, the more fortified we will be against the onslaught of opposing voices in our lives.”

15. “You can’t be afraid to stare into the pupils of the possibility of pain and see it for what it is.”

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16. “God gives the exact experiences he wants them to have in order to shape the specific destiny he designed for them.”

17. “Being brave doesn’t mean we have no fear – it means we refuse to be overcome by it.”

18. “At some point we all have to get over our pride and own our deficiencies and dependencies.”

19. “If God wants us to hear and know and obey His voice, why does He whisper?”

20. “If you’re going to ask God to do something impossible in your life, you’ve got to have some clarity about what you’re asking for.”

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21. “When you know the builder, you can have complete confidence in the quality of his work.” 

22. “If you’ll do the believing, he’ll do the achieving.”

23. “Gratitude begins where our sense of entitlement ends.”

24. “The Enemy’s lies are often powered by truth.”

25. “What I struggle with is believing that God loves me, not just because He has to, but also because He wants to.”

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26. “If you want to change the direction of your life, change the declaration of your lips.”

27. “In other words, you either kick fear out of your heart or it will keep you out of the places God has prepared for you.”

28. “If God always met our expectations, He’d never be able to exceed them.”

29. “Maybe God wants to do something beyond your abilities, and he is far less intimidated by your failures and limits than you are.”

30. “Every second you spend wishing God would take away a struggle is a forfeited opportunity to overcome.”

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31. “You can’t be afraid to stare into the pupils of the possibility of pain and see it for what it is.”

32. “But we must develop the habit of separating our sense of worth from our appraisal of our behavior.”

33. “Extraordinary moves of God begin with ordinary acts of obedience.”

34. “Prayer is the arena where our faith meets God’s abilities.”

35. “The Enemy can’t keep you from being who God says you are. But he can blind you from realizing who God says you are.”

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36. “By learning to distinguish between the way God speaks and the way the Enemy speaks, we move toward words of life and grow in the ways of God.”

37. “The death of contentment is comparison.”

38. “God performs the most impressive feats through the most unimpressive people.”

39. “Stop waiting for what you want, and start working what you have. This can turn your greatest frustration into your greatest potential innovation. If you’ll do your part, God will begin to do what only He can do: He’ll make your box bigger.”

40. “Pushing through fear is less frightening than living with the underlying fear that comes from a feeling of helplessness.” 

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41. “What matters most is not what I think I am or am not. What matters is what my Father sees in me and what He says about me.”

42. “If we have the audacity to ask, God has the ability to perform.”

43. “The voice you believe will determine the future you experience.”

44. “When you have a dream in your heart, but no earthly idea how to make it happen, keeping your faith intact is a full-time job.”

45. “Audacity is not an activity. Audacity is an approach.”

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46. “I want you to live in the middle of a move of God.”

47. “Accepting God’s acceptance of me doesn’t mean I’m going to stop trying. It means I’m going to stop trying out. And I am intentionally redirecting my obsession.”

48. “you either kick fear out of your heart or it will keep you out of the places God has prepared for you.”

49. “The great mistake made by most of the Lord’s people is in hoping to discover in themselves that which is to be found in Christ alone.”

50. “Great moves of God are usually preceded by simple acts of obedience.”

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Steven Furtick Short Biography

Furtick led the worship at Shelby, North Carolina’s Christ Covenant Church in 2004. He relocated to Charlotte, North Carolina, in 2006, where he established Elevation Church alongside seven other families. The first church service was held on February 5, 2006.

He contributed as a songwriter to the creation of the musical ensemble Elevation Worship in 2007, and since then, the group has received nominations for GMA Dove and Grammy Awards, as well as a Grammy for their album Old Church Basement.

He gained notoriety in 2007 when his church distributed $40,000 to members in envelopes containing $5, $20, and even $1,000, instructing them to use the money to benefit others.

Speaking engagements for Furtick have taken place all over the world, including Bill Hybels’ 2011 Global Leadership Summit, Ed Young Jr.’s C3 Conference in 2012, Brian Houston’s Hillsong Conference in 2012, and Phil Pringle’s Presence Conference in 2012 and 2013. Furtick also took part in James MacDonald’s The Elephant Room 1 and The Elephant Room 2 events. Furtick was included in Oprah’s SuperSoul100 list of influential leaders and visionaries in 2016.

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