30 Best Quotes From It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way by Lysa TerKeurst

In It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way, Lysa TerKeurst unveils her heart amid shattering circumstances and shows readers how to live assured when life doesn’t turn out as they expected.

This book will teach you how to:

  • Stop being pulled into the anxiety of disappointment by discovering how to better process unmet expectations and other painful situations.
  • Train ourselves to recognize the three strategies of the enemy so we can stand strong and persevere through unsettling relationships and uncertain outcomes.
  • Discover the secret of being steadfast and not panicking when God actually does give us more than we can handle.
  • Shift our suspicion that God is cruel or unfair to the biblical assurance that God is protecting and preparing us.
  • Know how to encourage a friend and help her navigate hard realities with real help from God’s truth.

Scroll down and read 30 quotes from It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way by Lysa TerKeurst.

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30 Quotes from It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way by Lysa TerKeurst

  1. Sometimes to get your life back, you have to face the death of what you thought your life would look like.

    Quotes From It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way by Lysa TerKeurst

  2. Disappointment isn’t proof that God is withholding good things from us. Sometimes it’s His way of leading us Home.

  3. If the enemy can isolate us, he can influence us.

  4. Dust doesn’t have to signify the end. Dust is often what must be present for the new to begin.

  5. If I want His promises, I have to trust His process.

    Quotes From It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way by Lysa TerKeurst

  6. The longer we avoid the feeling, the more we delay our healing.

  7. God loves me too much to answer my prayers at any other time than the right time and in any other way than the right way.

  8. Disappointments aren’t a reason to run away. They are the reason to turn a different way.

  9. The enemy wants us paralyzed and compromised by what-ifs, opinions, accusations, and misunderstandings.

  10. We must let God’s Word become the words of our story.

    Quotes From It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way by Lysa TerKeurst

  11. While God converts with truth, the enemy perverts the truth.

  12. When we show up with compassion for others, our own disappointments won’t ring as hollow or sting with sorrow nearly as much.

  13. We are imperfect because we are unfinished.

  14. My hope is tied to the unchanging promise of God.

  15. The process isn’t a cruel way to keep you from the promise; it’s the exact preparation you’ll need to handle the promise.

    Quotes From It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way by Lysa TerKeurst

  16. The process isn’t a cruel way to keep you from the promise; it’s the exact preparation you’ll need to handle the promise.

  17. I know I must walk through God’s process before I see His fulfilled promise.

  18. God doesn’t expect us to handle this. He wants us to hand this over to Him.

  19. It’s our choice whether we stay stuck in our hurt or get renewed in our hearts.

  20. News and truth aren’t always one and the same.

    Quotes From It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way by Lysa TerKeurst

  21. God doesn’t expect us to handle this. He wants us to hand this over to Him.

  22. What if the worst parts of your life are actually gateways to the very best parts you’d never want to do without?

  23. My deepest desperation can lead to a great revelation from God.

  24. When we are afflicted, we are being made more effective!

  25. What if the worst parts of your life are actually gateways to the very best parts you’d never want to do without?

    Quotes From It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way by Lysa TerKeurst

  26. Dangerous desires birthed inside our unsettled disappointments are nothing but a setup for a takedown.

  27. If we are going to be true to ourselves, we’d better make sure we are being true to our most surrendered, healed, and healthy selves, the ones God made us to be.

  28. Comfort isn’t a solution to seek; rather, it’s a by-product we’ll reap when we stay close to the Lord.

  29. Using God’s truth as your fighting words will not change what you see, but it absolutely will change how you see.

  30. Trust. Trading our will for “Thy will,” because we know He will.

    Quotes From It’s Not Supposed to Be This Way by Lysa TerKeurst

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