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“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, The Love Dare
“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, The Love Dare
“Patience gives your spouse permission to be human. It understands that everyone fails. When a mistake is made, it chooses to give them more time that they deserve to correct it. It gives you the ability to hold on during the rough times in your relationship rather than bailing out under the pressure.”
Stephen Kendrick, The Love Dare
“Love chooses to believe the best about people. It gives them the benefit of the doubt. It refuses to fill in the unknowns with negative assumptions. And when our worst hopes are proven to be true, love makes every effort to deal with them and move forward. As much as possible, love focuses on the positive.”
Stephen Kendrick, The Love Dare
“There must be a stronger foundation than mere friendship or sexual attraction. Unconditional love, agape love, will not be swayed by time or circumstances. ”
Stephen Kendrick, The Love Dare
“Nobody knows you as well as our spouse. And that means no one will be quicker to recognize a change when you deliberately start sacrificing your wants and wishes to make sure his or her needs are met. ”
Stephen Kendrick, The Love Dare
“You must choose to live by enouragement rather than by expectations.”
Stephen Kendrick, The Love Dare
“That word is 'willing.' It's an attitude and spirit of cooperation that should permeate our conversations. It's like a palm tree by the ocean that endures the greatest winds because it knows how to gracefully bend. ”
Stephen Kendrick, The Love Dare
“Instead of following your heart, you are choosing to lead to lead it. The world says to follow your heart, but if you are not it, then someone or something else is. The Bible says that "the heart is more deceitful than all else" (Jeremiah 17:9), and it will always pursue that which feels right at the moment.”
Stephen Kendrick, The Love Dare
“If a house is divided against itself, that house will not be able to stand. —Mark 3:25”
Alex Kendrick, The Love Dare
“Everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger. (James 1:19)”
Alex Kendrick, The Love Dare
“Love is hard to offend and quick to forgive. How easily do you get irritated and offended? Some people live by the motto, “Never pass up an opportunity to get upset with your spouse.” When something goes wrong, they quickly take full advantage of it by expressing how hurt or frustrated they are. But this is the opposite reaction of love.”
Alex Kendrick, The Love Dare
“Prayer really does work. It’s a spiritual phenomenon created by an unlimited, powerful God. And it yields amazing results.”
Alex Kendrick, The Love Dare
“kindness makes you likeable.”
Alex Kendrick, The Love Dare
“Anger almost never makes things better.”
Alex Kendrick, The Love Dare
“Surrendering a battle may actually be the best way to greater victory.”
Alex Kendrick, The Love Dare
“The only way love can last a lifetime is if it’s unconditional.”
Alex Kendrick, The Love Dare
“I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine. (Song of Solomon 6:3)”
Alex Kendrick, The Love Dare
“The bottom line is this: you either make decisions out of love for others or love for yourself.”
Alex Kendrick, The Love Dare
“If your spouse offends you, do you quickly retaliate,”
Alex Kendrick, The Love Dare
“He who is slow to anger has great understanding,”
Alex Kendrick, The Love Dare
“no one enjoys being around a rude person.”
Alex Kendrick, The Love Dare
“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, The Love Dare
“your spouse is as much a part of you as your”
Alex Kendrick, The Love Dare
“it’s time to lead your heart to, once again, delight in your mate. To decide that the person God uniquely made them to be is who you are choosing to love and enjoy. To prize their uniqueness and remember again why you fell in love with his eyes or her personality. To take her hand and seek her companionship. To desire his conversation. To accept this person—quirks and all—and to welcome him or her back into your heart. The”
Alex Kendrick, The Love Dare
“you should treasure every”
Alex Kendrick, The Love Dare
“The truth is, love is a decision and not just a feeling. It is selfless, sacrificial, and transformational.”
Alex Kendrick, The Love Dare
“Don’t wait until you feel like doing the right thing. Don’t wait until you feel in love with your spouse to invest in your relationship. Start pouring into your marriage and investing where your heart is supposed to be. Spend time with your spouse. Buy gifts. Write letters. Go on dates. The more you invest, the more your heart will value your relationship. This is what the Love Dare is all about—forty days of leading your heart back to loving your spouse.”
Alex Kendrick, The Love Dare
“Ask God to change your heart, to search your heart (Psalm 139:23–24), to test your heart (Psalm 26:2), to cleanse and create in you a clean heart (Psalm 51:10). Ask Him to open your heart to His truth (Acts 16:14) and to fill your heart with His love (Romans 5:5). He alone can change you from the inside out—from the hidden places in the core of your being—to help you with everything you say and do. God is the one Who can make the greatest impact on the condition of your heart!”
Alex Kendrick, The Love Dare
“Marriage has a way of altering our vision. We go in expecting our mate to fulfill our hopes and make us happy. But this is an impossible order to fill. So our unrealistic expectations breed disappointment. The higher your expectations, the more likely your spouse will fail you and cause you frustration.”
Alex Kendrick, The Love Dare

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