Quotation Explorer - 'Tullian Tchividjian'

An institution theoretically devoted to providing comfort to those in need (the church) is in trouble because it has embraced the same pressure cooker we find everywhere else. - Tullian Tchividjian
Legalism says God will love us if we change. The gospel says God will change us because He loves us. - Tullian Tchividjian
Since Genesis 3 we have been addicted to setting our sights on something, someone, smaller than Jesus. - Tullian Tchividjian
Whether it's a Christian or a non-Christian, there's nothing like suffering to show us how small, needy, and not in control we are. Suffering has a way of sobering us up to the realization that we can't make it on our own, that we need help, that we're broken. - Tullian Tchividjian
I wish I could say that everything I do is for God’s glory but I can’t. And neither can you. What I can say is Jesus’ blood covers all my efforts to glorify myself. - Tullian Tchividjian
The tragic irony in all of this is that when we focus so strongly on our need to get better, we actually get worse. - Tullian Tchividjian
The smaller you get—the smaller life makes you—the easier it is to see the grandeur of grace. While I am far more incapable than I may have initially thought, God is infinitely more capable than I ever hoped. - Tullian Tchividjian
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