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Religion Quotes

  • Quote #1404

    miroslav volf“Thin religion is religiosity reduced to a single symbolic gesture. And once you reduce religion to that . . . you can project everything that you want onto that . . . thin religion isn't textured. It doesn't have depth. It doesn't have relief. It doesn't rely on a long history of that religion with all the varieties of reflections that have gone on in the religion.”
    - Miroslav Volf

  • Quote #1406

    Picture of Old TV“If most people would trade their TV time for Bible reading, they’d finish the entire Bible in four weeks or less.” - Don Whitney

  • Quote #1421

    grass2"The grass isn't greener on the other side. It's greener where you water it."
    - @freesermons

  • Quote #1447

    quote 1447

    "We must find a way to unite what Jesus never divided - the sacred and the secular, spirit and matter, the divine and the common." -Leonard Sweet

  • Quote #1463

     quote 1463

    "The glory of God is a human being made fully alive."

    - Iranaeus

  • Quote #1480

    quote 1480

    "Any religion that professes to be concerned about the souls of men and is not concerned about the slums that damn them, the economic conditions that strangle them and the social conditions that cripple them is a spiritually moribund religion awaiting burial."

    - Martin Luther King, Jr.

  • Quote #1504

    quote 1504

    "Nobody wants a God who declines to deal with evil. They just want a God who declines to deal with their evil"

    - Greg Gilbert

  • Quote #1505

    quote 1505

    "When I regarded God as a tyrant, I thought sin a trifle; but when I knew him to be my father, then I mourned that I could ever have kicked against him. When I thought that God was hard, I found it easy to sin; but when I found God so kind, so good, so overflowing with compassion, I smote upon my breast to think that I could ever have rebelled against one who loved me so, and sought my good."

    - C. H. Spurgeon

  • 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 #1512

    quote 1512

    Pope Francis revealed recently he daily prays a meditation from St. Thomas More that includes the line:

    “Grant me, O Lord, a sense of good humor. Allow me the grace to be able to take a joke.”

  • Quote #1516

    quote 1516

    Here is a handy reference list of the "Christian Response" to social issues: Love them!

  • Quote #1519

    quote 1519

    Legalistic remorse says, "I broke God's rules," while real repentance says, "I broke God's heart."

    - Tim Keller

  • Quote #1520

    quote 1520

    "People ask me, 'Why pray if God is sovereign?' I respond, 'Why pray if He isn't?'"

    - Michael Horton

  • Quote #1530

    quote 1530

    "Most Christians don't hear God's voice because we've already decided we aren't going to do what He says."

    - A.W. Tozer

  • Quote #1541

    quote 1541

    Discipline says, "I need to."

    Duty says, "I ought to."

    Devotion says, "I want to."

    - Adrian Rogers

  • Quote #1546

    quote 1546

    "My argument against God was that the universe seemed so cruel and unjust. But how had I got this idea of just and unjust? A man does not call a line crooked unless he has some idea of a straight line. What was I comparing this universe with when I called it unjust?"

    - C.S. Lewis

  • Quote #1548

    quote 1548

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

    - Tullian Tchividjian

  • Quote #1569

    quote 1569

    "Thou hast formed us for Thyself, and our hearts are restless till they find rest in Thee."

    - Augustine

  • Quote #1577

    quote 1575

    "You can know you have made God in your own image when He starts hating the same people you do."

    – Anonymous

  • Quote #1628

    quote 1628

    "Christians believe in the virgin birth of Jesus. Materialists believe in the virgin birth of the cosmos. Choose your miracle."

    - Glen Scrivener @ abr_apologetics

  • Quote #1654

    quote 1654

    "What is it about your own miserable works and  doings that you think you could please God more than the sacrifice of His own Son?"

    - Martin Luther