37 Stephen Kendrick Quotes That Express His Love for God

37 Stephen Kendrick Quotes That Express His Love for God

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Stephen Kendrick is a devout believer of Jesus Christ based in Albany, Georgia USA. Together with his brothers Alex and Shannon they produce faith-based films that have blessed the nations worldwide.

He has a great gift of encouraging others and he’s the driving force behind the books that come with their movies. Some of the books include The Resolution for Men and The Battle Plan for Prayer.

Here are 37 quotes by Stephen that express his love for God’s Kingdom:

  1. “The only way love can last a lifetime is if it’s unconditional. The truth is this: love is not determined by the one being loved but rather by the one choosing to love.” ~ Stephen Kendrick
  2. “Often parents have a great desire and hopes, and aspirations for their kids but they don’t have any practical plans of action.” ~ Stephen Kendrick
  3. “Almost every sinful action ever committed can be traced back to a selfish motive. It is a trait we hate in other people but justify in ourselves.” ~ Stephen Kendrick
  4. “I feel like God has entrusted a lot into me and I don’t want to sit on it and be selfish. I want to think long term on how we can help this next generation of Christian filmmakers to make a big impact for God.” ~ Stephen Kendrick
  5. “I’m not trying to force something, but I do enjoy working behind the scenes and I do enjoy bringing all of the ingredients to the kitchen so that we can make the movie.” ~ Stephen Kendrick
  6. “Your quality of life is directly tied to the amount of love flowing in you and through you to others. Though it’s often overlooked, love is infinitely more valuable than riches, fame, or honor. They will pass away, but love remains.” ~ Stephen Kendrick
  7. “Get in God’s word every day. God’s word equips us for everything we do.” ~ Stephen Kendrick
  8. “Too often, parents force their kids into becoming something they want them to become rather than trying unpack the treasure chest God wants them to become.” ~ Stephen Kendrick
  9. “Excellence means representing the reputation of Christ well. It means doing all things as best as you can.” ~ Stephen Kendrick

  10. “Sometimes it wasn’t even when we were knocking on doors, it would be, the phone would ring and somebody would say, ‘God told me to do this,’ and it would be exactly the perfect timing to help us with the next step of the filmmaking.” ~ Stephen Kendrick
  11. “With every movie, we will spend a season of prayer just asking God what’s on his heart, and we spent about a year, two years, in prayer, trying to figure out the direction for the next film.” ~ Stephen Kendrick
  12. “If I’m doing something as an offering unto the Lord, I want to give God my best.” ~ Stephen Kendrick
  13. “Jesus communicated parables to the secular people around him and he used stories that were very relevant to their lives, and He was taking heaven’s truth and packaging it in an earthly context.” ~ Stephen Kendrick
  14. “Don’t try to tackle a two-hour feature movie as your first project. Cut your teeth on a smaller level and work through the kinks at that level and build your strength as you go.” ~ Stephen Kendrick
  15. “Alex [Kendrick] and I started out the whole film-making journey as a desire to reach people for Christ and try to impact their lives for him.” ~ Stephen Kendrick
  16. “The only way love can last a lifetime is if it’s unconditional. The truth is this: love is not determined by the one being loved but rather by the one choosing to love.” ~ Stephen Kendrick
  17. “Lukewarm belief is the weakest form of praying. Doubt locks us out of our own prayer closets.” ~ Stephen Kendrick

  18. “There is no greater privilege for anyone than being able to personally talk with and speak into the ears of Almighty God.” ~ Stephen Kendrick
  19. “It is difficult to demonstrate love when you feel little to no motivation. But love in its truest sense is not based on feelings. Rather, love determines to show thoughtful actions even when there seems to be no reward. You will never learn to love until you learn to demonstrate kindness. First.” ~ Stephen Kendrick
  20. “Prayer means that God’s miracle-working power is always a possible solution to whatever challenge stands before us.” ~ Stephen Kendrick
  21. “Answered prayers aren’t merely highly unlikely coincidences. They are fingerprints of a living, loving God who invites all of us to draw close to Him, the One who made us and ‘is not far from each one of us; for in Him we live and move and have our being.’” ~ Stephen Kendrick
  22. “If you read a map with directions to get somewhere but you don’t follow it, you shouldn’t get mad at God when you become spiritually lost. The Bible is a love letter from God. But if you don’t read it and believe it, you may wonder why you’ll walk through life feeling unloved.” ~ Stephen Kendrick
  23. “God never intended for us to live out the Christian life or accomplish His work on the earth in our own wisdom or strength. His plan has always been for us to rely on the Holy Spirit and live a life of obedience in prayer.” ~ Stephen Kendrick
  24. “What if we decided to get right with God and begin humbly seeking His face in faith for revival and spiritual awakening like they did during the first and second great awakenings?” ~ Stephen Kendrick
  25. “Prayer means hope, prayer means help, prayer means relief, prayer means power. And a lot of it.” ~ Stephen Kendrick

  26. “Every generation needs courageous believers who will trust God at His Word and pick up the baton of intercession, continuing the powerful legacy of faithfully standing in the gap and seeking His heart in prayer.” ~ Stephen_Kendrick
  27. “No church program, religious event, political effort, or humanitarian cause can trump the awesome power of what God can do in response to the prayers of His people.” ~ Stephen_Kendrick
  28. “Truth guides what you say while love guides how, why, and when you say it. When love is the fertile soil, truth becomes a more fruitful seed.” ~ Stephen_Kendrick
  29. “If we were to press the pause button, repent, and move prayer to a place of priority in our families, schedules, and church lives, everything would be ignited and impacted by it.” ~ Stephen_Kendrick
  30. “Ultimately, all prayer is for the glory of God. The best answer He can give to any prayer is whatever answer brings Him the most glory.” ~ Stephen Kendrick
  31. “When love invades your heart, you are empowered to endure deeper pain, willingly pay a greater cost, and run risks to your reputation for the sake of another.” ~ Stephen Kendrick
  32. “The intimacy you desire with God travels through the connective bond of your obedience to Him.” ~ Stephen_Kendrick

  33. “Patience is how love diffuses something negative; kindness is how love initiates something positive.” ~ Stephen Kendrick
  34. “The lack of humility in today’s culture is in part what blinds us to our desperate need to seek God daily in prayer and to walk in repentance.” ~ Stephen_Kendrick
  35. “Run for the hills. The Bible commands us to “flee immorality” (1 Corinthians 6:18). Only a fool says, “I can handle temptation without sinning.” The wise man says, “I’m not going anywhere near it.” ~ Stephen_Kendrick
  36. “When you begin to surrender control and let God fill you with His love, with renewed purpose, and with a conscience at peace, then the joy welling up inside you will begin pouring out onto the people in your family as well.” ~ Stephen_Kendrick
  37. “Too many men want the freedoms, rewards, and privileges of manhood but only the responsibilities of boyhood. They want intimacy with their wives without loving them as God instructed. They want to be respected by their kids without investing time and discipline in them, they want a higher status at work without raising their own level of honor and integrity.” ~ Stephen_Kendrick

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