65 Lukewarm Quotes On Success In Life

These lukewarm quotes will inspire you. Lukewarm, (of liquid or food that should be hot) only moderately warm; tepid.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging lukewarm quotes, lukewarm sayings, and lukewarm proverbs.

Best Lukewarm Quotes

  1. “Is it not a sad thing that after all Christ’s love to us, we should repay it with lukewarm love to Him?” ~ Charles Spurgeon
  2. “I do not think the devil cares how many churches you build, if only you have lukewarm preachers and people in them.” ~ Charles Spurgeon
  3. “Lukewarm people don’t really want to be saved from their sin; they want only to be saved from the penalty of their sin.” ~ Francis Chan
  4. “Lukewarm people do not live by faith; their lives are structured so they never have to. They don’t have to trust God if something unexpected happens- they have their savings account. They don’t need God to help them- they have their retirement plan in place. They don’t genuinely seek out what life God would have them live- they have life figured and mapped out. They don’t depend on God on a daily basis- their refrigerators are full and, for the most part, they are in good health. The truth is, their lives wouldn’t look much different if they suddenly stopped believing in God.” ~ Francis Chan
  5. “Lukewarm acceptance is more bewildering than outright rejection.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

  6. “The core problem isn’t the fact that we’re lukewarm, halfhearted, or stagnant Christians. The crux of it all is why we are this way, and it is because we have an inaccurate view of God. We see Him as a benevolent Being who is satisfied when people manage to fit Him into their lives in some small way. We forget that God never had an identity crisis. He knows that He’s great and deserves to be the center of our lives.” ~ Francis Chan
  7. “Lukewarm people call ‘radical’ what Jesus expected of all His followers.” ~ Francis Chan
  8. “Lukewarm living and claiming Christ’s name simultaneously is utterly disgusting to God.” ~ Francis Chan
  9. “We need to pray for our nation like never before, and then put legs to our prayers and preach the gospel to a sin-loving and Hell-bound world. To pray for America and at the same time ignore that command to preach the gospel to every creature, is nothing but empty hypocrisy. It is to honor God with our lips and have cold hearts that are far from Him. May He give us a love that moves us from the pews into the streets, and from our homes into our universities. God save us from the cozy comfort of lukewarm contemporary Christianity.” ~ Ray Comfort
  10. “Lukewarm living and claiming Christ’s name simultaneously is utterly disgusting to God.” ~ Francis Chan

  11. “A lukewarm heart cannot perform boiling hot worship! Heat up our hearts for God and the temperature of our worship will increase!” ~ Lamar Boschman
  12. “Casual obedience and lukewarm commitment weaken faith.” ~ Kevin W. Pearson
  13. “Jesus didn’t say that if you wanted to follow Him you could do it in a lukewarm manner. He said, ‘Take up your cross and follow Me.'” ~ Francis Chan
  14. “Luke warm people are continually concerned with playing it safe; they are slaves to the god of control. This focus on safe living keeps them from sacrificing and risking for God.” ~ Francis Chan
  15. “True visionaries are never lukewarm.” ~ George Barna

  16. “Lukewarm people give money to charity and to the church…so long as it doesn’t impinge on their standard of living. Lukewarm people tend to choose what is popular over what is right. Lukewarm people don’t really want to be saved from their sin; they want to be saved from the penalty of their sin. Lukewarm people rarely share their faith with their neighbors, coworkers, or friends. Lukewarm people are thankful for their luxuries and comforts, and rarely consider trying to give as much as possible to the poor.” ~ Francis Chan
  17. “Shallow understanding from people of good will is more frustrating than absolute misunderstanding from people of ill will.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  18. “Into each life some rain must fall.” ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  19. “I began to realize how important it was to be an enthusiast in life. He taught me that if you are interested in something, no matter what it is, go at it at full speed ahead. Embrace it with both arms, hug it, love it and above all become passionate about it. Lukewarm is no good. Hot is no good either. White hot and passionate is the only thing to be” ~ Roald Dahl
  20. “How good it is for us when the Lord unsettles our lukewarm and superficial lives.” ~ Pope Francis

  21. “Either be hot or cold. If you are lukewarm, the Lord will spew you forth from His mouth.” ~ Jerry Lee Lewis
  22. “God doesn’t do things halfway. He goes all out! When God does something, it’s not just barely enough, mediocre or lukewarm.” ~ Joyce Meyer
  23. “Love is kindled in a flame, and ardency is its life. Flame is the air which true Christian experience breathes. It feeds on fire; it can withstand anything rather than a feeble flame; but when the surrounding atmosphere is frigid or lukewarm, it dies, chilled and starved to its vitals. True prayer must be aflame.” ~ Edward McKendree Bounds
  24. “I have almost reached the regrettable conclusion that the Negro’s great stumbling block in the stride toward freedom is not the White Citizens Councilor or the Ku Klux Klanner but the white moderate who is more devoted to order than to justice; who prefers a negative peace which is the absence of tension to a positive peace which is the presence of justice.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.
  25. “It is not the neutrals or the lukewarm who make history.” ~ Adolf Hitler

  26. “Put your nose into the Bible every day. It is your spiritual food. And then share it. Make a vow not to be a lukewarm Christian.” ~ Kirk Cameron , Lukewarm quotes Bible
  27. “Lukewarm people feel secure because they attend church, made a profession of faith at age twelve, were baptized, come from a Christian family, vote Republican, or live in America. Just as the prophets in the Old Testament warned Israel that they were not safe just because they lived in the land of Israel, so we are not safe just because we wear the label ‘Christian’ or because some people persist in calling us a ‘Christian nation.” ~ Francis Chan
  28. “To love God with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength is all-consuming and all-encompassin g. It is no lukewarm endeavor. It is total commitment of our very being-physicall y, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually-to a love of the Lord.” ~ Ezra Taft Benson
  29. “Among us there is no place for the lukewarm. Humble yourself, and Christ will kindle in you again the fire of love.” ~ Josemaria Escriva
  30. “As I see it, a lukewarm Christian is an oxymoron; there is no such thing. To put it plainly, churchgoers who are ‘lukewarm’ are not Christians. We will not see them in heaven.” ~ Francis Chan

  31. “Others live on in a careless and lukewarm state – not appearing to fill Longfellow’s measure: ‘Into each life, some rain must fall.'” ~ Mary Todd Lincoln
  32. “But go on, valiant champion; you die not as a fool, though the apostate, unfaithful, and lukewarm ministers and professors of this generation think and say so.” ~ Donald Cargill
  33. “Our policy is to concentrate holdings. We try to avoid buying a little of this or that when we are only lukewarm about the business or its price. When we are convinced as to attractiveness, we believe in buying worthwhile amounts.” ~ Warren Buffett
  34. “Just refrigerator efficiency saves more energy than all that we’re generating from renewables, excluding hydroelectric power… I cannot impress upon you how important energy efficiency is. It doesn’t mean you eat lukewarm food and your beers are lukewarm. You can still have it; you just make a better thing” ~ Steven Chu
  35. “There is nothing more difficult to take in hand, more perilous to conduct, or more uncertain in its success, than to take the lead in the introduction of a new order of things.” ~ Niccolo Machiavelli

  36. “I take a slow sip of lukewarm coffee, reopen the book, and read the words scribbled in red ink near the top: Everyone needs an olly-olly-oxen-free.” ~ Jay Asher
  37. “All the evils of the world are due to lukewarm Catholics.” ~ Pope Pius V
  38. “As ministers our greatest temptation is toward too many words.  They weaken our faith and make us lukewarm.  But silence is a sacred discipline, a guard of the Holy Spirit.” ~ Henri Nouwen
  39. “These days when Christians bicker they exaggerate passion into a legalistic belief and prosperity into a lukewarm belief.” ~ Criss Jami
  40. “Lukewarm people think about life on earth much more often than eternity in heaven.” ~ Francis Chan

  41. “Mediocre people often have a tinge of religion about them, but it is only a tinge. They take their religion as it comes. They may pray and worship more or less regularly, and they usually stay clear of publicly disgraceful crimes, but they are lukewarm, colorless. Seldom or never do they read a serious book about prayer or study to learn more about God and His plans, to discover how to be humble and chaste and patient. They are always too busy for the one thing necessary.” ~ Thomas Dubay
  42. “I randomly opened a Bible to the passages in Revelation about being lukewarm. I realized that I had been living lukewarm. I wanted the best of both worlds. I wanted to fit in. And there’s nothing wrong with fitting in if it’s within God’s will, but I wasn’t willing to sacrifice the things that I wanted. That’s when my faith became real to me.” ~ Matt Diaz
  43. “Lukewarm people will serve God and others, but there are limits to how far they will go or how much time, money, and energy they are willing to give.” ~ Francis Chan
  44. “It must be understood that there are no nominal, halfhearted, lukewarm Christians in Russia or China. The price Christians pay is far too great. The next point to remember is that persecution has always produced a better Christian – a witnessing Christian, a soul-winning Christian. Communist persecution has backfired and produced serious, dedicated Christians such as are rarely seen in free lands. These people cannot understand how anyone can be a Christian and not want to win every soul they meet.” ~ Richard Wurmbrand
  45. “Lukewarm people love others but do not seek to love others as much as they love themselves.” ~ Francis Chan

  46. “We must not conceal from ourselves that no improvement in the present depressing situation is possible without a severe struggle; for the handful of those who are really determined to do something is minute in comparison with the mass of the lukewarm and the misguided. And those who have an interest in keeping the machinery of war going are a very powerful body; they will stop at nothing to make public opinion subservient to their murderous ends.” ~ Albert Einstein
  47. “We are less hurt by the contempt of fools than by the lukewarm approval of men of intelligence.” ~ Luc de Clapiers
  48. “In spiritual life there is no room for compromise. Awakening is not negotiable; we cannot bargain to hold on to things that please us while relinquishing things that do not matter to us. A lukewarm yearning for awakening is not enough to sustain us through the difficulties involved in letting go. It is important to understand that anything that can be lost was never truly ours, anything that we deeply cling to only imprisons us.” ~ Jack Kornfield
  49. “Comfort kills! If your goal in life is to be comfortable, I guarantee two things. First, you will never be rich. Second, you will never be happy. Happiness doesn’t come from living a lukewarm life, always wondering what could have been. Happiness comes as a result of being in our natural state of growth and living up to our fullest potential.” ~ T. Harv Eker
  50. “The measure of an enthusiasm must be taken between interesting events. It is between bites that the lukewarm angler loses heart.” ~ Edwin Way Teale

  51. “Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character; it becomes lack of power to act with courage proportionate to danger. All this must lead to the destruction of our intellectual life unless the danger summons up strong personalities able to fill the lukewarm and discouraged with new strength and resolution.” ~ Albert Einstein
  52. “I would rather a romantic relationship turn into contempt than turn into apathy. The passion in the extremities make it appear as though it once meant something. We grow from hot or cold, but lukewarm is the biggest insult.” ~ Criss Jami
  53. “I will not be modest. Humble, as much as you like, but not modest. Modesty is the virtue of the lukewarm.” ~ Jean-Paul Sartre
  54. “For he who innovates will have for his enemies all those who are well off under the existing order of things, and only lukewarm supporters in those who might be better off under the new.” ~ Niccolo Machiavelli
  55. “There are three intolerable things in life – cold coffee, lukewarm champagne, and overexcited women.” ~ Orson Welles

  56. “Moderation? It’s mediocrity, fear, and confusion in disguise. It’s the devil’s dilemma. It’s neither doing nor not doing. It’s the wobbling compromise that makes no one happy. Moderation is for the bland, the apologetic, for the fence-sitters of the world afraid to take a stand. It’s for those afraid to laugh or cry, for those afraid to live or die. Moderation…is lukewarm tea, the devil’s own brew.” ~ Dan Millman
  57. “Fat loss is an all-out war. Give it 28 days – only 28 days. Attack it with all you have. It’s not a lifestyle choice; it’s a battle. Lose fat and then get back into moderation. There’s another one for you: moderation. Revelation says it best: ‘You are lukewarm and I shall spit you out.’ Moderation is for sissies.” ~ Dan John
  58. “Speaking of food, English cuisine has received a lot of unfair criticism over the years, but the truth is that it can be a very pleasant surprise to the connoisseur of severely overcooked livestock organs served in lukewarm puddles of congealed grease. England manufactures most of the world’s airline food, as well as all the food you ever ate in your junior-high-school cafeteria.” ~ Dave Barry
  59. “Sunnis consider Shias a pack of unwholesome fanatics and Shias consider Sunnis a gang of lukewarm no-goods – there’s nothing like religion for spreading brotherly love!” ~ Dervla Murphy

  60. “In the end, I take my shoes off and stick my feet in, letting the lukewarm water lick at my ankles. It feels good, and not just because I’m stoned. I make a mental note to add this to Dulcie’s list of things worth living for. For some reason, I keep seeing her rolling her eyes at me, that big, goofy grin stretching her face like Silly Putty. On my private list, I add her smile. She doesn’t have to know.” ~ Libba Bray
  61. “I have always been accused of taking the things I love – football, of course, but also books and records – much too seriously, and I do feel a kind of anger when I hear a bad record, or when someone is lukewarm about a book that means a lot to me.” ~ Nick Hornby
  62. “What kind of alchemy could create a perfume that would make a reaction to a person lukewarm, indifferent and apathetic?If such a scent could be made I’d like some.” ~ Bob Dylan
  63. “I just can’t feel lukewarm about a character. I either despise her, admire her, or don’t understand her and want to understand her.” ~ Vera Farmiga

  64. “The innovator has for enemies all who have done well under the old, and lukewarm defenders in those who may do well under the new.” ~ Niccolo Machiavelli
  65. “Lukewarm people give money to charity and to the church….as long as it doesn’t impinge on their standard of living. If they have a little extra and it is easy and safe to give, they do so. After all, God loves a cheerful giver, right?” ~ Francis Chan

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