Category Archive for: Jay’s Quotes

Conviction is the opposite of preference. Preference bows to what others think, conviction does not.

- Jay Zinn

Maturity is the progressive revelation of how much we can do nothing without Christ.

- Jay Zinn

Discipleship has become a lost art. Let’s go find it and disciple someone.

- Jay Zinn

Paul said he would boast more gladly about his weakness so that Christ’s power would rest on him. So if we want Christ’s power to rest on us, then it will rest upon the shoulders of humility.

- Jay Zinn

What good is it to beget children and not nurture and train them into becoming mature, responsible adults? What good is it to beget new converts and not nurture and train them into becoming mature, responsible disciples?

- Jay Zinn

Addictions come in many forms. The most destructive are the “non-sinful” ones that rob our time with God.

- Jay Zinn

If I look at me, I’ll reflect me. If I gaze upon God, I’ll reflect him.

- Jay Zinn

When our focus is on making ourselves more spiritual, more Christian, and more active in advancing the kingdom, then we’re missing the point. To be a Christian for self-improvement alone, reduces Jesus to a religious pious way of living with no power and no life. It’s not for “religion” that Christ has set us free; it is for relationship, love, and intimacy with him.

- Jay Zinn

Getting people to the table of Christ won’t ensure they’ll eat his food. They’ve got to be hungry and thirsty first. Their desire to know him must be nurtured. They must be impressed with Christ, not our ability to persuade them to join the club. To help converts remain in the faith requires us to lead them into an intimate relationship with Christ.

- Jay Zinn

We live in a time where Christians are expected to embrace and tolerate every religion but their own.

- Jay Zinn

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