Nicky Gumbel Quotes

Appreciate those who love you. Serve those who need you. Forgive those who hurt you. Thank those who help you.

Life is so short. Grudges are a waste of time. Laugh when you can apologise when you should and trust God with what you cannot change.

Don't judge a person by their past. They don't necessarily live there anymore.

Don't worry about your future. God knows you completely accepts you unconditionally and loves you wholeheartedly. You can trust Him.

The most precious gift you can give someone is the gift of your time and attention.

Knowledge is like underwear. It is useful to have it but not necessary to show it off.

There is a story behind every person a reason why they are the way they are. Don't be quick to judge. Be kind and assume the best.

Your age doesn't define your maturity; your grades don't define your ability; and what people say about you doesn't define who you are.

Life is a huge privilege and opportunity. God has trusted you with gifts and abilities which he wants you to use.

We have been forgiven so much that nothing we forgive compares to the amount we have been forgiven.

You can't change how people treat you or what they say about you. All you can do is change how you react to it.

With our own shortcomings we are in no position to judge anyone else. The best way to forget the faults of others is to remember our own.

Churches are not museums that display perfect people. They are hospitals where the wounded hurt injured and broken find healing.

Be thankful for every day. Learn from mistakes. Don't dwell on regrets. Forgive with love. Gain strength from every struggle.

Just because you can't see the air doesn't mean you stop breathing. And just because you can't see God doesn't mean you stop believing

Anyone can stay true to your face it's the people who stay true behind your back that really count.

Things are changed by a faith that defies obstacles and laughs at impossibilities.

Sometimes God calms the storm. Sometimes He lets the storm rage and He calms you

Church is not an organization you join; it is a family where you belong a home where you are loved and a hospital where you find healing.

Too often we try to use God to change our circumstance when God is trying to use our circumstance to change us.

You reveal your own character most clearly when you describe someone else's.

Don't be afraid of pressure. Pressure is what transforms a lump of coal into a diamond.

If you want your dreams to come true don't oversleep.

Success is not measured by what you do compared to what others do it is measured by what you do with the ability God gave you.

The resurrection of Jesus is rooted in history grounded in scripture and confirmed in experience.

The cross is bigger than your mistakes bigger than your regrets bigger than the secrets you hold. The cross stands above it all.

In every generation the world is changed by a few people who stand for something do not fear unpopularity and dare to make a difference.

Life is too short to worry about stupid things. Pray. Trust God. Enjoy life. Don't let the little things get you down.

Friendship multiplies joy and divides sorrow.

What unites the church is infinitely more important than what divides us.

Until God opens the next door praise Him in the hallway.

We are very good judges for the mistakes of others but very good defence lawyers for our own mistakes.

Life is short. Make the most of it. Put God first. Love deeply. Forgive quickly. Laugh a lot. Find and live out your purpose.

Difficulties come into our lives to develop us. Every storm is a school. Every trial is a teacher. Every experience is an education.

Don't let regrets about the past or worries about the future rob you of your enjoyment of the present.

Let your dreams be bigger than your fears your actions louder than your words and your faith stronger than your feelings

Sometimes God teaches us how to solve our problems. Sometimes God teaches us how to face our problems

If God answers 'Yes' He is increasing your faith. If 'Wait' He is increasing your patience. If 'No' He has something better for you.

The strength of your faith is not measured by the absence of doubt but by the faithfulness of your life in the face of doubt.

Just because you are struggling does NOT mean you are failing. Every great success requires some kind of struggle to get there.

If the grass looks greener on the other side it is probably astroturf.

A happy relationship is made up of two good forgivers.

One person can stop a great injustice. One person can be a voice for truth. One person's kindness can save a life.

The words of the tongue should have three gatekeepers: Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary?

Just because something isn't happening for you right now doesn't mean it won't happen. God's timing is perfect.

When things aren't working out as you wish be patient. Stop trying to move ahead of God. His timing is perfect. Trust Him.

Don't undervalue yourself. God loves you. Your worth is what you are worth to God. Jesus died for you. You are of infinite value.

People may hurt you but God will heal you. People may humiliate you but God will honour you. People may judge you but God will justify you.

The reason why people give up so fast is because they tend to look at how far they still have to go instead of how far they have come.

It is only when we understand the transcendence of God that we see how amazing his immanence is and what a huge privilege it is to be able to enjoy God's intimate friendship.

Kindness is better and can be more powerful than force. Kind words may unlock an iron door.

If we knew what people had been through their sorrow and suffering we would not be so quick to judge.

Stop looking for the perfect church. It does not exist. Even if it did exist the moment we joined it it would no longer be perfect!

Three principles of prayer: 1. Keep it honest. 2. Keep it simple. 3. Keep it up.

A lot of problems in the world would be solved if we talked to each other instead of about each other.