61 Inspirational Henry Blackaby Quotes On Success In Life

Henry T. Blackaby is the founder of Blackaby Ministries International and an influential evangelical pastor. Most known for his best-selling study called Experiencing God, he has also authored many other books and articles. Blackaby’s lifetime of work has had a significant impact on the religious life of many evangelicals in the United States and in Canada. These Henry Blackaby quotes will motivate you.

Best Henry Blackaby Quotes

  1. “You cannot stay where you are and go with God. You cannot continue doing things your way and accomplish God’s purpose in His ways. Your thinking cannot come close to God’s thoughts. For you to do the will of God, you must adjust your life to Him, His purposes, and His ways” ~ Henry Blackaby
  2. “If Christians around the world were to suddenly renounce their personal agendas, their life goals and their aspirations, and begin responding in radical obedience to everything God showed them. the world would be turned upside down. How do we know? Because that’s what first century Christians did, and the world is still talking about it.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  3. “Watch to see where God is working and join Him in His work.” ~ Henry Blackaby

  4. “Jesus taught that your highest priority must be your relationship with Him. If anything detracts you from that relationship, that activity is not from God. God will not ask you to do something that hinders your relationship with Christ.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  5. “Jesus taught that your highest priority must be your relationship with Him. If anything detracts you from that relationship, that activity is not from God. God will not ask you to do something that hinders your relationship with Christ.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  6. “Our difficulty is not that we don’t know God’s will. Our discomfort comes from the fact that we do know His will, but we do not want to do it.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  7. “Our difficulty is not that we don’t know God’s will. Our discomfort comes from the fact that we do know His will, but we do not want to do it.” ~ Henry Blackaby

  8. “We were not saved from our sin simply so that we would qualify for heaven. God delivered us so we would have a relationship with Him through which He could carry out His mission to redeem a lost world.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  9. “Because God wants to take you in ever-increasing measures to know Him. And the only way you can know Him is by experiencing Him. So He’s going to ask you to go with Him in dimensions that require more faith and more activity than you have ever used before. Otherwise you will never grow in your faith in Him. The only way you can grow in your faith in Him is to accept the next assignment which is always greater than the previous one. Don’t ever feel that you will get to the place where you’ll never be scared half to death.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  10. “If things are getting darker, the problem is with us.” ~ Henry Blackaby

  11. “Because God wants to take you in ever-increasing measures to know Him. And the only way you can know Him is by experiencing Him. So He’s going to ask you to go with Him in dimensions that require more faith and more activity than you have ever used before. Otherwise you will never grow in your faith in Him. The only way you can grow in your faith in Him is to accept the next assignment which is always greater than the previous one. Don’t ever feel that you will get to the place where you’ll never be scared half to death.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  12. “Prayer is designed to adjust you to God’s will, not to adjust God to your will.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  13. “The reality is that the Lord never calls the qualified; He qualifies the called.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  14. “Scripture is not a concept; scripture is a person (John 1:1,14). When you stand before the Word of God, you are not merely encountering a concept; you are standing face-to-face with God.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  15. “How you live your life is a testimony of what you believe about God.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  16. “A test of your love for God is to examine your love for others.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  17. “A test of your love for God is to examine your love for others.” ~ Henry Blackaby

  18. “God’s commands are designed to guide you to life’s very best. You will not obey Him, if you do not believe Him and trust Him. You cannot believe Him if you do not love Him. You cannot love Him unless you know Him.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  19. “Wouldn’t it be a tragedy to get to the top of the ladder and find you placed it against the wrong wall?” ~ Henry Blackaby
  20. “When we hear His call and respond accordingly, there will be no limit to what God can and will do through His people. But if we do not even recognize when He is speaking, we are in trouble at the very heart of our relationship to Him.” ~ Henry Blackaby Quotes
  21. “When we hear His call and respond accordingly, there will be no limit to what God can and will do through His people. But if we do not even recognize when He is speaking, we are in trouble at the very heart of our relationship to Him.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  22. “You cannot go with God and stay where you are.” ~ Henry Blackaby

  23. “God has a right to interrupt your life. He is Lord. When you accepted Him as Lord, you gave Him the right to help Himself to your life anytime He wants.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  24. “Prayerless leaders are like ship captains without compasses; they can make their best guess at which direction to go, but they have no assurance they are heading the right way. Prayer keeps leaders focused on the one absolutely consistent factor in life – God.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  25. “Prayerless leaders are like ship captains without compasses; they can make their best guess at which direction to go, but they have no assurance they are heading the right way. Prayer keeps leaders focused on the one absolutely consistent factor in life – God.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  26. “It takes intentional effort to tune out every voice except God’s.” ~ Henry Blackaby

  27. “If you have trouble hearing God speak, you are in trouble at the very heart of your Christian experience.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  28. “People who make decisions based merely on what seems most advisable to them will inevitably choose something inferior to God’s best. Jesus, the ultimate model for the Christian life, did not rely on His own best thinking, but depended completely on His heavenly Father for wisdom in everything.” ~ Henry Blackaby Quotes
  29. “Don’t put labels on people. See them as people who Christ died for.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  30. “The truth is that God can do anything He pleases through an ordinary person who is fully dedicated to Him.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  31. “If we walk with Him closely today, we’ll be in the center of His will tomorrow” ~ Henry Blackaby

  32. “It is impossible to worship God and remain unchanged” ~ Henry Blackaby
  33. “When you meet opposition to your faith, your first reaction may be anger toward your antagonist. This may divert your attention from the deeper, spiritual dimensions of your conflict. Your adversary may be hopelessly in bondage to sin. Rather than retaliating, you should immediately and earnestly intercede for that person. Your opponent’s hostility is your invitation to become involved in God’s redemptive work to free him or her from spiritual bondage. Be alert to the spiritual warfare around you.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  34. “Why is it that when we talk to God, it’s called ‘prayer,’ but when God speaks to us, it’s called schizophrenia?” ~ Henry Blackaby
  35. “Why is it that when we talk to God, it’s called ‘prayer,’ but when God speaks to us, it’s called schizophrenia?” ~ Henry Blackaby

  36. “Revival is a divinely initiated work in which God’s people pray, repent of their sin, and return to a holy, Spirit-filled, obedient, love-relationship with God.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  37. “Missions is God finding those whose hearts are right with Him and placing them where they can make a difference for His kingdom” ~ Henry Blackaby
  38. “God speaks through a variety of means. In the present God primarily speaks by the Holy Spirit, through the Bible, prayer, circumstances, and the church.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  39. “God is always at work around you.” ~ Henry Blackaby

  40. “Nothing is more pathetic than having a small character in a big assignment. Many of us don’t want to give attention to our character, we just want the big assignment from God.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  41. “If you know that God loves you, you should never question a directive from Him. It will always be right and best. When He gives you a directive, you are not just to observe it, discuss it, or debate it. You are to obey it.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  42. “Revival is when God’s people return to God and God returns to them, and everyone sees the difference.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  43. “When Holy God draws near in true revival, people come under terrible conviction of sin. The outstanding feature of spiritual awakening has been the profound consciousness of the Presence and holiness of God.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  44. “If you have been given a word from God, you must continue in that direction until it comes to pass (even twenty five years like Abraham).” ~ Henry Blackaby
  45. “You cannot stay the way you are and go with God.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  46. “You cannot stay the way you are and go with God.” ~ Henry Blackaby

  47. “If we function according to our ability alone, we get the glory; if we function according to the power of the Spirit within us, God gets the glory.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  48. “If we function according to our ability alone, we get the glory; if we function according to the power of the Spirit within us, God gets the glory.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  49. “Teach yourself to thankfully receive all that God gives you as evidence of His love and faithfulness, and then you’ll find it easier to trust Him next time.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  50. “When God spoke to Moses and others in the Old Testament, those events were encounters with God. An encounter with Jesus was an encounter with God for the disciples. In the same way an encounter with the Holy Spirit is an encounter with God for you.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  51. “To be loved by God is the highest relationship.” ~ Henry Blackaby

  52. “We should thank God for being with us, not ask Him to be with us (this is always given!).” ~ Henry Blackaby
  53. “The essence of sin is a shift from God centeredness to a self-centeredness. The essence of salvation is a denial of self, not an affirming of self.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  54. “When leaders claim that God bypasses their followers and speaks directly to them, they greatly diminish all God does through the lives of believers.Leaders who begrudge people the opportunity to seek God themselves and who do not actively teach their people how to hear God’s voice have disqualified themselves as spiritual leaders.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  55. “We’ve got to have a deep, intimate relationship with the Father if we’re going to lead like Jesus.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  56. “If the Christian does not know when God is speaking, he is in trouble at the heart of his Christian life!” ~ Henry Blackaby
  57. “If you know that God loves you, you should never question a directive from Him.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  58. “Ultimately, leadership is more about ‘being’ than ‘doing.'” ~ Henry Blackaby
  59. “God’s commands are designed to guide you to life’s very best.” ~ Henry Blackaby

  60. “We don’t realise how much the world has affected us. We put God in the background.” ~ Henry Blackaby
  61. “Our task is to relate our lives to God, and let Him work through us.” ~ Henry Blackaby

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