6 James MacDonald Quotes That Will Draw You Closer To God

James MacDonald

James MacDonald is a pastor who has committed his life to the proclamation of God's word. Called by the Lord Jesus Christ to preach His word, his sermons and wisdom have been widespread.

So we decided to comb the web for the best of James MacDonald quotes, James MacDonald sayings, and James MacDonald captions to not only inspire you but also draw you closer to God.

You are in the right place if you need spiritual encouragement and enlightenment but before we can get into that, how about a little background on James MacDonald? Born in Ontario, Canada, MacDonald heard his calling in 1978 while participating in a ministry competition on Word of Life Island.

Afterwards, he started preaching to students and for local church services. In less than a year, he had enrolled in Bible College and was ready for ministry. He attained a Bachelor's in theology in 1984, a Master's from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in 1988, and DMin from Phoenix Seminary.

MacDonald wed his wife Kathy in 1983 and was ordained in 1985. The couple has three married children Luke, Landon, and Abby and eight grandchildren. MacDonald and his wife helped found Harvest Bible Chapel in 1988 in a local high school.

The church's congregation grew to over 13,000 attendees on seven campuses in the Chicagoland area. The church was racially and economically diverse having great growth through the years. It was named as one of Outreach Magazine's “Top 100 Fastest Growing Churches in America" and “Top 100 Largest Churches in America".

MacDonald started Walk in the Word, which had his sermons broadcast in radio, TV, podcast, and online. He has also written over 15 books like Vertical Church. MacDonald was fired from Harvest Bible Chapel in 2019 after over 30 years as senior pastor.

However, MacDonald still continues his ministry and right here we will be looking at the most memorable James MacDonald quotes, James MacDonald sayings, and James MacDonald captions.

James MacDonald Quotes

God brings tests into your life because your faith in Him - your belief that He is in control and that He is good - can be proved only in times when life is hard.

God brings tests into your life because your faith in Him – your belief that He is in control and that He is good – can be proved only in times when life is hard.

When you say, I don’t know exactly what God is doing, but I know he’s in control that’s evidence you’re trusting Him.

When you say, I don’t know exactly what God is doing, but I know he’s in control that’s evidence you’re trusting Him.

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I want to be a part of the grand plan. Being on board with God's objectives means I understand that this is not about me.

I want to be a part of the grand plan. Being on board with God’s objectives means I understand that this is not about me.

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