The Grave Robber: How Jesus Can Make Your Impossible Possible Quotes.

1. "Joy is not getting what you want. It’s fully appreciating what you have. And it starts with the basics, like water."
- Mark Batterson, The Grave Robber: How Jesus Can Make Your Impossible Possible

2. "If you follow Jesus, you’ll do what He did. You’ll seek to please the heavenly Father first and foremost. You’ll care for the poor, you’ll wash feet, and you’ll offend some Pharisees along the way. You’ll also traffic in the miraculous. And it won’t just be as an eyewitness. It’ll be as a catalyst. Please believe me when I say, you are someone else’s miracle! Make no mistake about it: only God can perform miracles. So God gets all of the glory."
- Mark Batterson, The Grave Robber: How Jesus Can Make Your Impossible Possible

3. "One step of obedience can open your eyes. One step of obedience can reverse the curse. One step of obedience can begin a new chapter in your life!"
- Mark Batterson, The Grave Robber: How Jesus Can Make Your Impossible Possible

4. "We live in a fallen world with free will. We know that God loves us and has a wonderful plan for our lives, but we conveniently forget the flip side: the enemy hates us and has a horrible plan for our lives. His agenda is to steal, kill, and destroy.6 That doesn’t mean we should live in fear, because as John reminds us, He that is in us is greater than He that is in the world.7 And if God is for us, who can be against us?8 But we best not forget that each of us is born on the cosmic battlefield between good and evil. And we must choose sides. In the immortal words of Abraham Lincoln, My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side."
- Mark Batterson, The Grave Robber: How Jesus Can Make Your Impossible Possible

5. "In February 1804, Jefferson went to work with a razor. He clipped his favorite passages out of his Bible and pasted them in double columns on forty-six octavo sheets. Jefferson included the teachings of Jesus but excluded the miracles. He deleted the virgin birth, the resurrection, and every supernatural event in between. In the words of historian Edwin Gaustad, If a moral lesson was embedded in a miracle, the lesson survived in Jeffersonian scripture, but the miracle did not. Even when this took careful cutting with scissors.3 The story of the man with the withered hand is a classic example. In Jefferson’s Bible, Jesus still offers commentary on the Sabbath, but the man’s hand is"
- Mark Batterson, The Grave Robber: How Jesus Can Make Your Impossible Possible

6. "God is in the business of strategically positioning us in the right place at the right time, but it’s up to us to see and seize those opportunities that are all around us all the time."
- Mark Batterson, The Grave Robber: How Jesus Can Make Your Impossible Possible

7. "All the while your brain is performing up to ten quadrillion calculations per second using only ten watts of power.5 A computer would require a gigawatt of power produced by a nuclear power plant to pull off the same performance."
- Mark Batterson, The Grave Robber: How Jesus Can Make Your Impossible Possible

8. "What do you do when God’s logic doesn’t line up with yours? When the will of God doesn’t add up? When you think you know better or know more than God?"
- Mark Batterson, The Grave Robber: How Jesus Can Make Your Impossible Possible

9. "Never underestimate the power of one well-timed compliment. It has the power to change a person’s entire perspective on life."
- Mark Batterson, The Grave Robber: How Jesus Can Make Your Impossible Possible

10. "If your personal genome sequence was written out longhand, it would be a three-billion-word book. The King James Version of the Bible has 783,137 words, so your genetic code is the equivalent of nearly four thousand Bibles. And if your personal genome sequence were an audio book and you were read at a rate of one double helix per second, it would take nearly a century to put you into words!"
- Mark Batterson, The Grave Robber: How Jesus Can Make Your Impossible Possible

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