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Christianity Quotes

Donít go to scripture looking for your own idea; go searching for Godís.
            [Max Lucado]

Tell me in the light of the cross, isnít it a scandal that you and I live today as we do!
            [Alan Redpath]

"I come against you in the name of the Lord Almighty"
            [David, before he killed Goliath. When you encounter a giant in your      life, use this phrase.]

Thereís a God we want and thereís a God who is and they are not the same God. The turning point comes when we stop seeking the God we want and start seeking the God who is.
            [Patrick M. Morely]

No one is so much alone in this world as a denier of God. With an orphaned heart, which has lost the greatest of fathers, he stands mourning by the immeasurable corpse of the universe.
            [Jean Paul Richter]

What we are afraid to do before men, we should be afraid to think before God.
            [Beilby Porteus]

Trying to understand God is like trying to teach Calculus to a worm.
            [Steven Myers]

Preach without ceasing, and when necessary, use words.
            [Saint Francis of Assisi]

God whispers to us in our pleasures, speaks to us in our conscience, but shouts in our pains: it is his megaphone to rouse a deaf world.
            [C.S. Lewis]

When Satan reminds you of your past, remind him of his future.
            [Brett Ray]

"We are not human beings on a spiritual journey. We are spiritual beings on a human journey."
[Stephen Covey]

[God desires to be] so close that when others sense the storm and worry, you hear his voice and smile.
            [Max Lucado]

God loves you just the way you are, but he refuses to leave you that way. He wants you to be just like Jesus.
            [Max Lucado]

If this is Godís world, there are no unimportant people.
            [George Thomas]

God never puts anybody in a place too small to grow in.
            [Author unknown]

I really only love God as much as the person I love the least.
            [Dorothy Day]

I know of only two alternatives to hypocrisy: perfection or honesty. Since I have never met a person who loves the Lord our God with all her heart, mind, and soul, and loves her neighbor as herself, I do not view perfection as a realistic alternative.
            [Philip Yancey]

Donít lose sight of Godís vision and create your own.
            [Himena Nosa]

If you want to know what God thinks of money, just look at the people he gave it to.
            [Dorthy Parker]

You will never be more than a conqueror until you allow the overcomer to conquer you.
            [Dave Harrington]

Satan can use against us only the weapons we give him.
            [Stephen Lawhead]

Satan doesnít care if you believe in God. He does, however, care how much you love, trust and obey him. And whether or not you have a relationship with Christ.

[Satan] laughs at our toil, mocks our wisdom but trembles when we pray.
            [Samuel Chadwick]

I do not feel that I am a product of chance, a speck of dust in the universe, but someone who was expected, prepared, prefigured. In short a being who only a creator could put here; and this idea of a creating hand refers to God.
            [Jean-Paul Sartre]

[Man] will not (naturally) desire a God who is holy, omniscient, and sovereign.
           [R.C. Sproul]

The problem with Christianity is not that it has been tried and found wanting, but that it has been found hard and left untried.
            [G.K. Chesterton]

When we know the why of the universe, we shall know the mind of God.
           [Stephen Hawking]

"Oh God, I am thinking thy thoughts after thee"
           [Johannes Kepler]

Time did not invent personality journalism. The Bible did.
           [Henry Luce- a founder of Time magazine]

Since the attempt to understand religion on the basis of philosophy has failed, we ought to try the reverse and read philosophy in the light of religion.
           [René Girard]

If you want a religion to make you feel really comfortable, I certainly donít recommend Christianity.
           [C.S. Lewis]

We are inconsistent and confused because we fail to understand where Christianity ends and paganism begins.
           [R.C. Sproul]

What we believe about God is the most important thing about us.
           [A.W. Tozer]

All that is not eternal is eternally out of date.
           [C.S. Lewis]

[Repentance is] the most positive, liberating word in the English language.
           [John Hunter]

In science we have been reading only notes to a poem; in Christianity we read the poem itself.
           [C.S. Lewis]

When we ask God for help, he doesnít take away lifeís waves, he teaches us to ride!

How long has it been since you let God love you?
           [Max Lucado]

Faith is a desperate dive out of the sinking boat of human effort and a prayer that God will be there to pull us out of the water.
           [Max Lucado]

The proof of spiritual maturity is not how "pure" you are but awareness of your impurity.
           [Philip Yancey]

Teachability is key in becoming a man of God.
           [John Maxwell]

God is not a cosmic bell-boy for whom we can press a button to get things.
           [Harry Emerson Fosdick]

Ad majorem Dei gloriam- to the greater glory of God.
           [Motto of the Society of Jesus]

Twas a thief that said the last kind words to Christ: Christ took the kindness, and forgave the theft.
           [R. Browning]

Godís peace is joy resting. His joy is peace dancing.
           [FF Bruce]

There is a deep longing in every heart that only God can satisfy. When he is placed on the throne of your life his brilliance shines forth and you see the world in a completely new light.

A sign is not the same thing as proof; a sign is merely a marker for someone who is looking in the right direction.
           [Philip Yancey]

The crucifixion did not become common in art until all who had seen a real one died off.
           [C.S. Lewis]

Nothing gives one a more spuriously good conscience than keeping rules, even if there has been a total absence of all real charity and faith.
           [C.S. Lewis]

Godís hardness is kinder than manís softness.
           [C.S. Lewis]

Sometimes prayers are answered not by changing our circumstance but by changing our heart, our very outlook on life.
           [Dan Snyder]