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Top 30 David Yonggi Cho quotes – The power of faith and vision


We’ve compiled a list of 30 inspirational quotes from David (Paul) Yonggi Cho, the South Korean Christian minister.

Cho is the founder of the Yoido Full Gospel Church (Assemblies of God). the world’s largest church with a congregation of over 830,000.

1. “Dying is easy, living is hard. It takes no faith to die, it takes a lot of faith to live.” – David Yonggi Cho

2. “Faith and doubt will always exist together. Believing is choosing faith over doubt.” – David Yonggi Cho

3. “God, I will always wilfully choose faith and not fear no matter what situation I am in.” – David Yonggi Cho

4. “Christ hated fear, showing man that he was born to live by faith.” – David Yonggi Cho

5. “If you do not plan anything then that means that you are planning to fail.” – David Yonggi Cho

7. “Without having a clear-cut goal, how can you hope? How do you have faith?” – David Yonggi Cho

8. “A lot of people walk by knowledge and NOT faith, faith comes by Rhema word.” – David Yonggi Cho

9. “God will never bring about any of His great works without coming through your own personal faith.” – David Yonggi Cho

10. “The only way to take control of your situation is through faith.” – David Yonggi Cho

Yoido Full Gospel church
Yoido Full Gospel church

11. “You should have a burning desire for a goal, and you must keep on seeing that goal accomplished.” – David Yonggi Cho

12. “God has to deliver us from the fear of what others will think!”- David Yonggi Cho

13. “God has never chosen perfect people to accomplish His perfect will. This is obvious in His choice of Jacob and Kind David. This is also obvious in his choosing me.” – David Yonggi Cho

14. “When we pass through a valley dark as death we may neither see nor feel the presence of God. But we do not have to. David created the presence of God with his language of faith. He affirmed, “The Lord is with me.” – David Yonggi Cho

15. “Feed this language of faith into your soul, visualizing God’s daily provisions. Then, like David, sing out that you are satisfied ev¬ery day in the green pastures of your life.” – David Yonggi Cho (Source)

16. “Vision is the mother of faith.” – David Yonggi Cho

17. “Vision is vision. But when you have vision, you should pray until you have faith.” –David Yonggi Cho

18. “You can not accomplish great things without vision. You do not make the vision, the vision makes you. The Holy Spirit specializes in giving vision. Vision produces faith. Without vision there is no faith.” – David Yonggi Cho

19. “The man don’t make the vision; the vision makes the man.” – David Yonggi Cho

20. “By the spoken word we create our universe of circumstances.” – David Yonggi Cho

21. “Jesus used the spoken word to change and create. The Holy Spirit needs your definite word, the spoken word of faith. .” – David Yonggi

22. “Many young people are leaving other churches, feeling that the sermons and the programs are not relevant to them. They say, “We’ll come back when we’re sixty years old and the sermons are relevant to us. Then we can prepare for heaven, because that’s all the ministers seem to be preaching about—getting ready for heaven. But we are living on earth now, and the message is unrelated to our lives.” – David Yonggi Cho

23. “God allows us to go through certain tests so that our faith can grow stronger. Great faith is a result of severe testing.” – David Yonggi Cho

24. “Prayer is a dialogue, not a monologue. To pray effectively, we must listen to God as well as speak.” – David Yonggi Cho

25. “If we pray without faith, we are simply making sounds in the air. They never get further than the ceiling.” – David Yonggi Cho

26. “As air is the breath of life, so prayer is the breath of faith.” – David Yonggi Cho

27. “The hour is not too late to begin a life of prayer.” – David Yonggi Cho

28. “As I have shared before, getting up early every morning helps me to have the time necessary to pray. I normally get up by 5:00 A.M. I physically get out of bed.” .” – David Yonggi (Source)

29. “Prayer creates a personal change in your life. Nothing you can do will benefit you more than prayer.” – David Yonggi Cho

30. “American preachers preach long and pray little, we preach the word and pray long.” – David Yonggi

Bonus Quotes

31. “You could remove the powerful preaching from our church and it would still continue. You could remove the administration of pastoral care through the cell group system and the church would still continue. But if you remove the prayer life of our church it would collapse.” – David Yonggi Cho

32. “God is not just a resource center from which we can get everything we need, no matter how noble our motives. He is a living being who seeks our fellowship….yet, many view Christ simply as a grocery store to which they can bring their shopping list and have all the items on it filled in.” – Yonggi Cho

33. “The law of God is like a mirror to keep us in check and look good before God and not to intimidate us.” – David Yonggi Cho


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