15 Josh McDowell Quotes

  • "I would say much of religious heresy is the result of a misunderstanding of the basic nature of God. And once we have a proper understanding of God, then usually most of the areas of our life coincide with who God is and what He desires for each one of us."

    - Josh McDowell
    Topics: Heresy


  • "Knowing that God is faithful, it really helps me to not be captivated by worry. But knowing that He will do what He has said, He will cause it to happen, whatever He has promised, and then it causes me to be less involved in worrying about a situation."

    - Josh McDowell
    Topics: Worry


  • "Whenever you do judge, the only basis of judgment is not your own perspective or anything else, it's the very character and nature of God and that's why we are to allow Him to exercise His justice, where I personally want to take it upon myself."

    - Josh McDowell
    Topics: Judging


  • "Having convictions can be defined as being so thoroughly convinced that Christ and His Word are both objectively true and relationally meaningful that you act on your beliefs regardless of the consequences."

    - Josh McDowell
    Topics: Conviction


  • "Prayer is talking with God. God knows your heart and is not so concerned with your words as He is with the attitude of your heart."

    - Josh McDowell
    Topics: Prayer, The Heart


  • "I am not a Christian because God changed my life; I am a Christian because of my convictions about who Jesus Christ is."

    - Josh McDowell
    Topics: Jesus


  • "If Jesus Christ was who He claimed to be, and He did die on a cross at a point of time in history, then, for all history past and all history future it is relevant because that is the very focal point for forgiveness and redemption."

    - Josh McDowell
    Topics: Forgiveness, Redemption, The Cross


  • "A lot of people say, well how can a loving God send anyone to hell? First of all God doesn't send anyone to hell. If we go to hell, it's by our own choice. But when somebody says to me, how can a loving God allow anyone to go to hell, I'll turn around and say, "Well how can a holy, just, righteous God allow sin into His presence?""

    - Josh McDowell
    Topics: Hell, Choices


  • "The first thing that stuck in the minds of the disciples was not the empty tomb, but rather the empty grave clothes - undisturbed in form and position."

    - Josh McDowell
    Topics: Resurrection


  • "As a reward for their efforts, however, those early Christians were beaten, stoned to death, thrown to the lions, tortured and crucified. Every conceivable method was used to stop them from talking."

    - Josh McDowell
    Topics: Persecution


  • "After I set out to refute Christianity intellectually and couldn't, I came to the conclusion the Bible was true and Jesus Christ was God's Son."

    - Josh McDowell
    Topics: Christianity, The Bible


  • "Wherever Jesus has been proclaimed, we see lives change for the good, nations change for the better, thieves become honest, alcoholics become sober, hateful individuals become channels of love, unjust persons embrace justice."

    - Josh McDowell
    Topics: The Gospel


  • "When God balances the scales morally, it is not some standard outside Himself He looks at and then determines whether this is right or wrong. But rather it's His very nature, it is His very character and nature that is the standard by which He judges."

    - Josh McDowell
    Topics: Justice


  • "Why don't the names of Buddha, Mohammed, Confucius offend people? The reason is that these others didn't claim to be God, but Jesus did."

    - Josh McDowell
    Topics: Religion, God


  • "Normally when I've been in the position where I've felt little love for God, it's because I haven't understood how much He loves me. The more I understand how much He loves me, I mean it's unbelievable, it's almost parallel the more I come to love Him, that's been my response."

    - Josh McDowell
    Topics: Love



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