75 Henry Blackaby Quotes from the Famous Evangelical Pastor

Henry Blackaby is a renowned evangelical preacher and the founder of Blackaby Ministries International.

Best Henry Blackaby Quotes


Our task is to relate our lives to God, and let Him work through us. ~ Henry Blackaby.


God’s commands are designed to guide you to life’s very best. ~ Henry Blackaby.


A test of your love for God is to examine your love for others. ~ Henry Blackaby.


It is impossible to worship God and remain unchanged. ~ Henry Blackaby.


Watch to see where God is working and join Him in His work. ~ Henry Blackaby.


You cannot stay the way you are and go with God. ~ Henry Blackaby.


There is a wide difference between preaching doctrine and preaching Christ. ~ Henry T. Blackaby.


Biblically, God always gives the assignment first. Then God equips the person by the Holy Spirit to accomplish what He assigns. ~ Henry T. Blackaby.


If things are getting darker, the problem is with us. ~ Henry Blackaby.


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.


If you feel weak, limited, ordinary, you are the best material through which God can work. ~ Henry Blackaby.


If we walk with Him closely today, we’ll be in the center of His will tomorrow. ~ Henry Blackaby.


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.

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Top Henry Blackaby Quotes

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.


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.

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.

Even though Moses was an exile in the desert, he was right on God’s schedule, in the fullness of God’s timing, in the middle of God’s will for that moment. ~ Henry T. Blackaby.


Leaders ought never to allow the least motivated members of an organization to set the pace for the others. ~ Henry T. Blackaby.

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.

God is interested in developing your character. At times He lets you proceed, but He will never let you go too far without discipline to bring you back. In your relationship with God, He may let you make a wrong decision. Then the Spirit of God causes you to recognize that it is not God’s will. He guides you back to the right path. ~ Henry Blackaby.

God doesn’t want people to do what they think is best: he wants them to do what he knows is best, and no amount of reasoning and intellectualizing will discover that. ~ Henry Blackaby.


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.

We look to the Bible but not to get ideas from what people did for God. We look to see what God did in peoples’ lives. ~ Henry T. Blackaby.

Famous Henry Blackaby Quotes

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.


We’ve got to have a deep, intimate relationship with the Father if we’re going to lead like Jesus. ~ Henry Blackaby.

Praise is rooted not in circumstances of the moment but in the nature and trustworthiness of God. ~ Henry T. Blackaby.

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.

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.

The willingness to obey every word from God is critical to hearing God speak. ~ Henry T. Blackaby.


You cannot go with God and stay where you are. ~ Henry Blackaby.

Leaders who doubt that success is possible and who fear the worst should immediately change their attitude or resign so a true leader can take their place. ~ Henry T. Blackaby.

The Christian never works toward victory, he always works from victory. ~ Henry Blackaby.

Popular Henry Blackaby Quotes

Revival is when God’s people return to God and God returns to them, and everyone sees the difference. ~ Henry Blackaby.


Lord cannot always spare you and your family and complete His redemptive work in those around you. ~ Henry T. Blackaby.

Divine truth is not something we “discover;” it is revealed by the Holy Spirit of God. As such, no other reality in the Christian life is as important as being filled with the Spirit. ~ Henry T. Blackaby.

All revival begins, and continues, in the prayer meeting. Some have also called prayer the great fruit of revival. In times of revival, thousands may be found on their knees for hours, lifting up their heartfelt cries, with thanksgiving, to heaven. ~ Henry Blackaby.

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.


God always has a fresh and deeper truth He wants us to learn about Him. ~ Henry Blackaby.

If you want to determine whether God loves you, don’t look at your current situation; look to the cross. ~ Henry T. Blackaby.

Don’t allow others to persuade you to compromise your integrity as you follow God’s will. ~ Henry T. Blackaby.

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.

Great Henry Blackaby Quotes

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.


How you live your life is a testimony of what you believe about God. ~ Henry Blackaby.

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.

We don’t choose what we will do for God; He invites us to join Him where He wants to involve us. ~ Henry Blackaby.

To be loved by God is the highest relationship, the highest achievement, and the highest position in life. ~ Henry Blackaby.

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.


If you know that God loves you, you should never question a directive from Him. ~ Henry Blackaby.

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.

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.


Spiritual leadership is moving people on to God’s agenda. ~ Henry Blackaby.

God is always at work around you. ~ Henry Blackaby.

Don’t put labels on people. See them as people who Christ died for. ~ Henry Blackaby.

The truth is that God can do anything He pleases through an ordinary person who is fully dedicated to Him. ~ Henry Blackaby.

Ultimately, leadership is more about ‘being’ than ‘doing.’ ~ Henry Blackaby.


A word from Jesus changed everything. ~ Henry T. Blackaby.

Prayer is designed to adjust you to God’s will, not to adjust God to your will. ~ Henry Blackaby.

Thought-Provoking Henry Blackaby Quotes

The reality is that the Lord never calls the qualified; He qualifies the called. ~ Henry Blackaby.

Baptism, worship attendance, and church involvement are all appropriate, obedient responses to a relationship with God. However, they do not create or replace the relationship. ~ Henry T. Blackaby.

The Christian needs to walk in peace, so no matter what happens they will be able to bear witness to a watching world. ~ Henry Blackaby.

Some people can be so disoriented to God that when he begins to work around them, they actually become annoyed at the interruption! ~ Henry T. Blackaby.

Rather than focusing on what our church is doing for us, we ought to be asking what God is seeking to do in our church through us. ~ Henry T. Blackaby.

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.

Some of the most miserable people we have known were those who received God’s call to full-time Christian service but spent a lifetime rejecting it. ~ Henry T. Blackaby.


We don’t realize how much the world has affected us. We put God in the background. ~ Henry Blackaby.

Unbelief can render a person stone deaf to God’s voice. ~ Henry T. Blackaby.

If you have trouble hearing God speak, you are in trouble at the very heart of your Christian experience. ~ Henry Blackaby.

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.

Perhaps you began to question God’s love or His wisdom. Maybe you were afraid to say that He was wrong, but you sort of said, “God, you deceived me in letting me believe that this was the right thing to do. Why didn’t you stop me?” A whole lot of wrong things can happen if you try to look at God from the middle of circumstances. ~ Henry Blackaby.

Profound Henry Blackaby Quotes

What an incredible witness it is to a lost and fearful society when the Christian acts like a child of God, living under the loving sovereignty of the Heavenly Father. ~ Henry Blackaby.


It takes intentional effort to tune out every voice except God’s. ~ Henry Blackaby.

During true revival, thousands of lost people are suddenly swept into the Kingdom of God. Scenes of the lost coming to the Savior in great, and unprecedented numbers, are common. ~ Henry Blackaby.

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.

Regardless of what we say, it’s what we do that reveals what we as a church or individual actually believe about God and His will for us. ~ Henry Blackaby.

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.

There are far too many people who settle for practicing a sterile religion rather than enjoying a growing, vibrant, personal relationship with the living God. ~ Henry T. Blackaby.

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