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Leonard Sweet Quotes

  • Quote #1443


    quote 1443

    "Faith is saying, 'Here I am' before we know our mission. Fear is wanting to know our mission before we say, 'Here I am.'"


    - Leonard Sweet

  • Quote #1447

    quote 1447

    "We must find a way to unite what Jesus never divided - the sacred and the secular, spirit and matter, the divine and the common." -Leonard Sweet

  • Quote #1466

    quote 1466

    We will never be the person we wish to be, but that’s no excuse to be a jerk. We will never be the person we wish to be, but we can die trying.

    – Leonard Sweet

  • Quote #1473

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    "When the voice of the church is but an echoing of the culture’s voices and not a voice from beyond, it may not be the right voice."

    – Leonard Sweet

  • Quote #1493

    quote 1493

     "When the dead hand of rationalism holds Christianity in its stony grip, all energy and vitality is drained out of it, not to mention miracle and mystery."

     - Leonard Sweet

  • Quote #1501

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    Jesus did not say “Come to my seminar.” Or “Come to my conference.” Jesus said “Come to my table;” “Come and dine;” “Come and see” and "Come to me."

    - Leonard Sweet

  • Quote #1540

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    "Faith does not just find God in the past, but finds God in the future. Can you thank God, this minute, not just for what has been, but for what is coming?"

    - Leonard Sweet

  • Quote #1555

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    Preachers are the absolute worst people to listen to sermons. So here is the prayer I use to prep myself:

    Lord, save me from compare, contrast, critique. Move me from cerebration to celebration. Free me to hear You in and through your messenger today. Amen.

    – Leonard Sweet

  • Quote #1581

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    “To create a band of brothers/sisters, Marine Corps boot camp bans the words “I” “me” and “mine” for 13 weeks. What if church did same for 13 worships?”  

    - Leonard Sweet

  • Quote #1641

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    It's a little hard for the world to hear the church preach "love your enemies" when we can't even love our own brothers and sisters just a little different from us. 

    – Leonard Sweet