142 Quotes About Christianity

  • "Finally, let us not forget the religious character of our origin. Our fathers were brought hither by their high veneration for the Christian religion."

    - Daniel Webster
    Topics: Christianity


  • "Christianity may produce agitation, anger, tumult as at Ephesus; but the diffusion of the pure gospel of Christ, and the establishment of the institutions of honesty and virtue, at whatever cost, is a blessing to mankind."

    - Albert Barnes
    Topics: Christianity, The Gospel


  • "Christianity provides a unified answer for the whole of life."

    - Francis Schaeffer
    Topics: Christianity, Life


  • "Our business is to present the Christian faith clothed in modern terms, not to propagate modern thought clothed in Christian terms... Confusion here is fatal."

    - J.I. Packer
    Topics: Christianity


  • "To make Christianity a private affair while banishing all privacy is to relegate it to the rainbow's end or the Greek Calends."

    C.S. Lewis
    Topics: Christianity


  • "Is it not the great end of religion, and, in particular, the glory of Christianity, to extinguish the malignant passions; to curb the violence, to control the appetites, and to smooth the asperities of man; to make us compassionate and kind, and forgiving one to another; to make us good husbands, good fathers, good friends; and to render us active and useful in the discharge of the relative social and civil duties?"

    - William Wilberforce
    Topics: Christianity


  • "To turn water into wine, and what is common into what is holy, is indeed the glory of Christianity."

    - Frederick W. Robertson
    Topics: Christianity


  • "To keep our hand on the plow while wiping away our tears -- THAT is Christianity!"

    - Watchman Nee
    Topics: Christianity


  • "Man's spiritual life consists in the number and fullness of his correspondences with God. In order to develop these he may be constrained to insulate them, to enclose them from the other correspondences, to shut himself in with them. In many ways the limitation of the natural life is the necessary condition of the full enjoyment of the spiritual life."

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Christianity


  • "The Christian life is a way of life."

    - Jack Hyles
    Topics: Christianity


  • "However active the intellectual or moral life may be, from the point of view of this other Life it is dead. That which is flesh is flesh. It wants, that is to say, the kind of Life which constitutes the difference between the Christian and the not-a-Christian; It has not yet been "born of the Spirit.""

    - Henry Drummond
    Topics: Christianity


  • "People 'at the top' are eager to attribute their position to their own intellect, savvy, and hard work. The reality is much more complicated. Personal connections, family environment, and what appears to be plain luck determine how successful a person is. We are the product of three things- genetics, environment, and our personal choices- but two of these three factors we have no power over. We are not nearly as responsible for our success as our popular views of God and reality leads us to think."

    - Tim Keller
    Topics: Christianity


  • "The early church was strikingly different from the culture around it in this way - the pagan society was stingy with its money and promiscuous with its body. A pagan gave nobody their money and practically gave everybody their body. And the Christians came along and gave practically nobody their body and they gave practically everybody their money."

    - Tim Keller
    Topics: Christianity, early-church, money, relationships, sex


  • "Protestantism developed its sense of identity primarily in response to external threats and criticisms rather than as a result of shared beliefs. In one sense, the idea of "Protestantism" can be seen as the creation of its opponents rather than of its supporters."

    - Alister McGrath
    Topics: Christianity


  • "Among the many reasons assignable for the sad decay of true Christianity, perhaps the neglecting to assemble ourselves together, in religious societies, may not be one of the least."

    - George Whitefield
    Topics: Christianity, Apathy



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