Motivational Charles R Swindoll Quotes And Sayings

Motivational Charles R Swindoll Quotes And Sayings

Charles R Swindoll Quotes:- Charles Rozell Swindoll (born October 18, 1934) is an evangelical Christian pastor, author, educator, and radio preacher.

Inspirational Charles R Swindoll Quotes

When I think of vision, I have in mind the ability to see above and beyond the majority.
Charles R Swindoll

Inspirational Charles R Swindoll Quotes

I let people see the cracks in my life. We can’t be phony. We’ve got to keep it real.
Charles R Swindoll

We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.
Charles R Swindoll

Each day of our lives we make deposits in the memory banks of our children.
Charles R Swindoll

Prejudice is a learned trait. You’re not born prejudiced; you’re taught it.
Charles R Swindoll

Attitude is more important than the past, than education, than money, than circumstances, than what people do or say. It is more important than appearance, giftedness, or skill.
Charles R Swindoll


When you have vision it affects your attitude. Your attitude is optimistic rather than pessimistic.
Charles R Swindoll

Alleged ‘impossibilities’ are opportunities for our capacities to be stretched.
Charles R Swindoll

The swift wind of compromise is a lot more devastating than the sudden jolt of misfortune.
Charles R Swindoll

A family is a place where principles are hammered and honed on the anvil of everyday living.
Charles R Swindoll

The remarkable thing is, we have a choice every day regarding the attitude we will embrace for that day.
Charles R Swindoll

A teardrop on earth summons the King of heaven.
Charles R Swindoll

The difference between something good and something great is attention to detail.
Charles R Swindoll

There is nothing more fearful for the average person in our society than to stand before a group of people and speak.
Charles R Swindoll

I am often the brunt of my own humor.
Charles R Swindoll

I think it is important, to begin with, a statement in your speech that grabs the attention of the audience. I try to make my opening line 15 words or less.
Charles R Swindoll

I believe firmly in God’s control in life.
Charles R Swindoll

We want a crowd to make us feel important and liked. But why is getting a crowd our focus? Jesus never suggested that crowds were the goal. He never addresses getting your church to grow. Never.
Charles R Swindoll

I’m not against screens, or new songs, or innovation. I just don’t like the gimmicks. I want to know when worship is over that leader’s sole purpose was to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ.
Charles R Swindoll

It is easy for Christians to have the false impression that once we have established a relationship with Christ, which we believe sets us right with God, the problems of life will somehow scoot away or they will slowly be removed from our lives.
Charles R Swindoll

Not every Christian finds it easy to believe.
Charles R Swindoll

We need discernment in what we see and what we hear and what we believe.
Charles R Swindoll

Famous Charles R Swindoll Quotes

‘We really shouldn’t look like a church.’ I’ve heard that so much I want to vomit. ‘Why?’ I ask. ‘Do you want your bank to look like a bank? Do you want your doctor’s office to look like a doctor’s office, or would you prefer your doctor to dress like a clown?’
Charles R Swindoll

When you are giving people the gospel, you are giving them something to believe, and you have to set the stage for that. You don’t just drive up and dump the truck and drive off.
Charles R Swindoll

I want to preach till the last breath in my lungs runs out.
Charles R Swindoll

Nothing is more bothersome to me than retiring. Weird things happen when you disengage; first, you get negative, then you start telling people about your latest surgeries, and eventually, you lose touch. I want to stay in touch.
Charles R Swindoll

I am a preacher. I’m involved in many other things, but, mainly, I preach. And I love it!
Charles R Swindoll

While I was raised around churches and had gotten to know a few preachers fairly well, the thought never entered my head that I would one day stand and deliver. Not only was I was not interested, but I also lived with a major struggle: I stuttered.
Charles R Swindoll

I know of nothing more valuable when it comes to the all-important virtue of authenticity than simply being who you are.
Charles R Swindoll

Because God gave you your makeup and superintended every moment of your past, including all the hardship, pain, and struggles, He wants to use your words in a unique manner. No one else can speak through your vocal cords, and, equally important, no one else has your story.
Charles R Swindoll

The wonderful thing about God is he knows what we need to persuade us.
Charles R Swindoll

It’s the most exciting thing to watch God work when I’ve asked him about something, to listen to him and watch him work. It’s like this friendship, and it just grows and grows and grows and grows.
Charles R Swindoll

Sometimes I wake up before dawn, and I love sitting up in the middle of the bed with all the lights off, pitch-black dark, and talking to the Father, with no interruptions and nothing that reminds me that there’s anything in life but for me and Him.
Charles R Swindoll

When you have a sense of calling, whether it’s to be a musician, soloist, artist, in one of the technical fields, or a plumber, there is something deep and enriching when you realize it isn’t just a casual choice, it’s a divine calling. It’s not limited to vocational Christian service by any means.
Charles R Swindoll

As far back as I can remember, my mother would have me down by the bed at night with her, praying. I can still hear her voice calling my name to God and telling him that she wanted me to follow him in whatever he called me to do.
Charles R Swindoll

One of the worst things you can give to your people is someone you’re not.
Charles R Swindoll

We can’t solve modern problems by going back in time. Retreating to the safety of the familiar is an understandable response, but God has called us to a life of faith. And faith requires us to face the unknown while trusting Him completely.
Charles R Swindoll