Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Tony Evans Quotes. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
The more people marginalize the true God of the Bible, the more chaotic things become.
We should love people, care about people regardless of where they come from.
When families break down, you have a lot of repercussion from that, from poverty to crime to lack of discipline.
We need to learn the names of God because when we know His character and His capacity, we will find rest and discover peace and power in His covenantal care of us.
Black lives matter, as a subset of all lives matter. So any injustices to a particular group must be addressed specific to that group but under the banner that all life is created in the image of God.
America was never officially a Christian nation, since neither Jesus Christ nor the Bible are mentioned in the Constitution or the Declaration of Independence. But there’s no denying the influence Christianity has had on our country.
The saga of a nation is the saga of its families written large. And whoever owns the family owns the future.
Football is oneness in action. When played well, it is unity on display. Players come from different races and different backgrounds. However, when they get on the field, they harmonize their differences toward a common goal.
What God wants is for us to live by His rules, resulting in the receiving of His blessing and power. When we as Christians, celebrating our differences, join together as the house of God representing the kingdom of God for the glory of God, we get the response of God to our presence in history.
Gone must be the days of only pointing fingers at others to fix what they may never fix. Our nation’s ills are not merely the result of corruption or racism, although these are evil. Our troubles can also be traced directly to ineffective Christians.
Ladies, you do not have to submit yourself to any man abusing you.
Ministry burnout is a real problem because it’s never-ending.
When I was younger, I had a terrible problem with stuttering.
Peace, unity, love, and nonviolence should be our rallying cry and the catalyst for change in our nation.
The exclusion of God automatically means the inclusion of evil.
If the church adopts a school, and the school has kids, and the kids have parents, well, then you’ve reconnected the hub of a community, because you’ve brought together its three most fundamental institutions – church, schools, and family.
Far too often, we have limited the definition of the Church. While not in all cases, in many cases, ‘Church’ has become an informational, inspirational weekly gathering rather than the group of people that God has ordained from Heaven to operate on his behalf on Earth in order to bring Heaven’s viewpoint into history.
I have always and will always stand on behalf of justice and do not condone oppression in any form.
Separation of church and state should never mean separation of God and right.
Churches need to be intentional about reaching the next generation by creating templates for young people to see that there is a stepping stone for leadership in this church.
The cross is to be our point of reference for every area of our lives all the time.
If you or the devil or anyone else could remove you from Christ’s hand, then that entity would be greater than Christ, and the eternal life He gave you would not be eternal at all. That’s an impossible equation.
I must confess that it is a lot easier for me as a pastor to preach about prayer than to spend that same amount of time engaged in it.
When fathers come home after a tough day at work, they should come home to serve, like my father did, teaching lessons around the dinner table and leading the family in worship and prayer.
Im afraid that when it comes to the Christian life, and especially the issue of assurance, too many of us adopt the Barney Fife approach. That is, we let the enemy bully us into believing that were only safe as long as were wearing our Christian ‘uniform.’
We need to have a unified understanding of our national heritage without losing our personal distinctives. The closer that national heritage is to the rule of God, the more ordered our relationships will become in society.
Human nature being what it is, if you told me you were going to give me one dollar with no strings attached, I probably wouldn’t question the gift too much. But if you told me you wanted to give me one hundred dollars with no obligation, I’d have to think about it for a minute before accepting.
The problem is that God is being dismissed from the culture, and that vacuum is allowing, or is the basis for, the deterioration of society. That is because Christians have not kept Him in the center of the culture.
Anyone who knows me knows that I love football.
Getting to know God by His names is more than simply learning a new word or discovering a new title He goes by. Learning to know God by His names opens up the door to knowing His character more fully and experiencing His power more deeply.
I condemn racism on all levels, whether personal or systemic.
God operates the world by covenants. Those covenants have specific jurisdictions and responsibilities, not to be infringed upon by another covenant.
And when you redefine the family other than what the Creator intended when he established it, then you look at the devolution of civilization.
Whenever my dad wasn’t working, he’d take me along to pass out biblical tracts on street corners or in visits to the local prison.
We can never get around to being one nation under God if we can’t even get around to being one Church under God.
The Bible is pregnant with politics. You cannot read the Bible from Genesis through Revelation and go through too many chapters that are not involving politics.
Racial distinctions should not be rejected; they should be embraced.
I could have ended up a casualty of a broken family, like so many of the kids around me in inner city Baltimore. But my life was forever changed the year I turned 10. That was the year my dad turned to Jesus.
To carry our cross is to have such a commitment and identify with Jesus Christ and what He accomplished that I am willing to suffer the repercussions to that identification.
It is in following Christ as our captain that we can win in our personal lives, families, churches, and communities.
God has a team. It’s made up of African-American, Anglo, Hispanic, Asian, Middle Eastern, and a variety of other people and cultures. He never wants you to make your distinction, your history, or your background so precious to you that it messes up His team.
As God is continually being marginalized and dismissed in the culture, you will continue to see evil proliferate.
Whenever you exclude God and the value system that He represents out of the equation of a life, of a family, or a culture, you create a spiritual vacuum. Nature abhors a vacuum. It must be filled with something.
I used to be one of those students who needed to see something bigger, and God brought people into my life who gave me a bigger vision than the circumstances that surrounded me.
God is not asking you to be anything other than what he’s made you, as long as you submit to how he has made you, to how you relate to other people who he has made different than you.
Technology has changed how people communicate, how people relate, the speed at which this takes place. To ignore that, in the name of preaching the Word, is to forget that we’re to preach the Word to people.
Although all serious Christians recognize the importance that the Bible places on prayer, most fall short when it comes to doing it.
Racism is not first and foremost a skin problem. It is a sin problem. See, when you believe that racism is a skin problem, you can take three hundred years of slavery, court decisions, marches, and the federal government involvement and still not get it fixed right.
God has a kingdom. It’s made up of citizens: some black, some white, some red, yellow, Spanish backgrounds. His intention was never that the individual uniqueness would cause them to lose sight of the flag flying over them – the flag of the cross.
The goal was not only to teach people the Bible and minister to people personally and spiritually, but also to build a church to be community focused.
As Christians, we often tend to get our Bible doctrine confused and start mixing truths that were never meant to be mixed.
If there is one thing you can count on in your life, it’s that your path will not always be easy.
We need a right view of the cross. It is both a historical event that can take us to Heaven and a current event that can bring Heaven to bear on Earth.
Prayer is God’s backstage pass into a personal audience with Him.
When I heard Martin Luther King’s speech, ‘I Have a Dream,’ I reflected on the fact that much of the success of that movement was driven by the unity of the church.
When you repent and operate on God’s standards, now you have restoration and reconciliation.
In order to impact our society, we need to first model unity in the church.
I was the oldest of four children, and the atmosphere was volatile for all of us. My father and mother were in constant conflict, making divorce seem like the only possible outcome.
Many people want ‘God bless America,’ but they don’t want ‘One nation under God.’ The problem is you can’t have one without the other.
In the urban community, the church doesn’t just take people to Heaven; it feeds, clothes, and houses them. It teaches them how to read and gets them jobs. The church should be doing all that. What the government should be doing is freeing up the church and supporting the church, as long as it is providing social services.