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Church Quotes

  • Quote #1425

    sheep3"It’s easy to love and serve a sexy church. But to love and serve a struggling one, that’s another level of Christ-likeness."
    - Whitney Capps

  • Quote #1426

    philip yancey"We can’t expect the nation to operate by Christian principles… but we can expect this of the church."
    - Philip Yancey

  • Quote #1429

    bored in church"There is a thin line between a long church service and a hostage situation."

  • Quote #1434

    heart clockwork"It is absolutely vital to remember that a pastor's ministry is never just shaped by his knowledge, experience, and skill. It is always also shaped by the true condition of his heart."
    - Paul David Tripp

  • Quote #1473

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    "When the voice of the church is but an echoing of the culture’s voices and not a voice from beyond, it may not be the right voice."

    – Leonard Sweet

  • Quote #1496

    quote 1496

    "The early church was married to poverty, prisons and persecutions. Today, the church is married to prosperity, personality, and popularity."

    - Leonard Ravenhill

  • Quote #1511

    quote 1511

    "The Christian shoemaker does his duty not by putting little crosses on the shoes, but by making good shoes."

    - Martin Luther

  • Quote #1541

    quote 1541

    Discipline says, "I need to."

    Duty says, "I ought to."

    Devotion says, "I want to."

    - Adrian Rogers

  • Quote #1547

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    “Blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him. They will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream. It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to bear fruit.”

    - Jeremiah 17:7-8

  • Quote #1548

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    "Everywhere else in the world, loveliness precedes love. Only in the Gospel does love precede loveliness." 

    - Tullian Tchividjian

  • Quote #1552

    quote 1552

    "St. Gregory wrote that every time the sacred text describes a fact, it reveals a mystery. Preachers, are you listening? We have for too long ruptured people's minds with facts rather than raptured their souls with mystery."

    - Flannery O'Connor

  • Quote #1556

     

    quote 1556

    "Disciples are producers not consumers."

    - Mike Breen

  • Quote #1581

    quote 1581

    “To create a band of brothers/sisters, Marine Corps boot camp bans the words “I” “me” and “mine” for 13 weeks. What if church did same for 13 worships?”  

    - Leonard Sweet

  • Quote #1582

    quote 1582

    "Our society strives to avoid any possibility of offending anyone - except God."

    - Billy Graham

  • Quote #1609

    quote 1609

    "Worship isn't an event to attend and watch. It's a lifestyle to be lived."

    - unknown

  • Quote #1616

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    "The cost of non-discipleship is the irrelevance of the church."

    - Ray Altman

  • Quote #1635

    quote 1635

    "Humanity's particular beauty is only possible because of its brave fragility. Look to your vulnerable God."

    - Ann Voskamp

  • Quote #1640

    quote 1640

    "A preacher should have the mind of a scholar, the heart of a child, and the hide of a rhinoceros. Our biggest problem is how to toughen our hides without hardening our hearts."

    - Vance Havner

  • Quote #1680

    CS Lewis quote

    "It would seem that our Lord finds our desires not too strong, but too weak. We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at the sea. We are far too easily pleased."

    - C. S. Lewis