110 Quotes About Religion

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It is simple religions that are the made-up ones.
- C.S. Lewis
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I consider that the chief dangers which confront the coming century will be religion without the Holy Ghost; Christianity without Christ; forgiveness without repentance; salvation without regeneration; politics without God; and Heaven without Hell.
- William Booth
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Men are not made religious by performing certain actions which are externally good, but they must first have righteous principles, and then they will not fail to perform virtuous actions.
- Martin Luther
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I'm not doubting. I don't doubt God. I have firm faith absolutely in God. It's religion I'm doubting.
- Bono
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I believe that a great number of people are going to die and go to hell because they're counting on their religiosity in the church instead of their relationship with Jesus to get them to heaven. They give lip service to repentance and faith, but they've never been born again.
- Adrian Rogers
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Those that boast most of the religion may be suspected of partiality and hypocrisy in it.
- Matthew Henry
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Nothing in human life, least of all in religion, is ever right until it is beautiful.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
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Let your religion be less of a theory and more of a love affair.
- G.K. Chesterton
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Religion today is not transforming the people - it is being transformed by the people. It is not raising the moral level of society - it is descending to society's own level and congratulating itself that it has scored a victory because society is smiling accepting its surrender.
- A. W. Tozer
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We can believe what we choose. We are answerable for what we choose to believe.
- John Henry Newman
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Men despise religion. They hate it and are afraid it may be true.
- Blaise Pascal
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We need a baptism of clear seeing. We desperately need seers who can see through the mist--Christian leaders with prophetic vision. Unless they come soon it will be too late for this generation. And if they do come we will no doubt crucify a few of them in the name of our worldly orthodoxy.
- A. W. Tozer
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I often wonder if religion is the enemy of God. It's almost like religion is what happens when the Spirit has left the building.
- Bono
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The framers of our Constitution meant we were to have freedom of religion, not freedom from religion.
- Billy Graham
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The Bible knows nothing of solitary religion.
- John Wesley
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Naturally, men are prone to spin themselves a web of opinions out of their own brain, and to have a religion that may be called their own. They are far readier to make themselves a faith, than to receive that which God hath formed to their hands; are far readier to receive a doctrine that tends to their carnal commodity, or honor, or delight, than one that tends to self-denial.
- Richard Baxter
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Has your religion cost you anything? If it has cost you nothing, it is worth nothing.
- William Tiptaft
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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
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Our religion is not Christianity so much as Christ. Our gospel is the knowledge, not of a system, but the saving knowledge of a personal Savior.
- James H. Aughey
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What exactly has Christ done for you? What is there in your life that needs Christ to explain it, and that, apart from Him, simply could not have been there at all? If there is nothing, then your religion is a sheer futility. But then that is your fault, not Jesus Christ's.
- A.J. Gossip
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There are those who hate Christianity and call their hatred an all-embracing love for all religions.
- G.K. Chesterton
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The best way in the world to deceive believers is to cloak a message in religious language and declare that it conveys some new insight from God.
- Charles Stanley
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A man with no sense of religious duty is he whom the Scriptures describe in such terse but terrific language, as living "without God in the world." Such a man is out of his proper being, out of the circle of all his duties, out of the circle of all his happiness, and away, far, far away, from the purposes of his creation.
- Daniel Webster
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If we retain only what can be justified by standards of prudence and convenience at the bar of enlightened common sense, then we exchange revelation for that old wraith Natural Religion.
- C.S. Lewis
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The religion of Jesus has probably always suffered more from those who have misunderstood than from those who have opposed it.
- Henry Drummond
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Those thinkers who cannot believe in any gods often assert that the love of humanity would be in itself sufficient for them; and so, perhaps, it would, if they had it.
- G.K. Chesterton
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Religion needs a baptism of horse sense.
- Billy Sunday
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Buddhism is not a creed, it is a doubt.
- G.K. Chesterton
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Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.
- George Washington
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Liberals hate America, they hate flag-wavers, they hate abortion opponents, they hate all religions except Islam, post 9/11.
- Ann Coulter
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A religion without mystery must be a religion without God.
- Jeremy Taylor
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Science investigates - religion interprets. Science gives man knowledge which is power. Religion gives man wisdom which is control.
- Martin Luther King Jr.
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If the purification of Religion comes from Science, the purification of Science, in a deeper sense, shall come from Religion.
- Henry Drummond
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Religion will cost us the tears of repentance and the blood of persecution.
- Thomas Watson
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If men's religion prevails not to conquer and cure the wickedness of their hearts, it shall not always serve for a cloak. The day is coming when hypocrites will be stripped of their fig-leaves.
- Matthew Henry
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There are basically only two kinds of religion in the world: those based on human achievement and those based on divine accomplishment. One says you can earn your way to heaven; the other says you must trust in Jesus Christ alone.
- John MacArthur
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The joy of religion is an exorcist to the mind; it expels the demons of carnal mirth and madness.
- Richard Cecil
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I love the people of Islam but their religion, I do not agree with their religion at all. And if you look at what the religion does just to women, women alone, it is just horrid. And so yes, I speak out for women. I speak out for people that live under Islam, that are enslaved by Islam and I want them to know that they can be free.
- Franklin Graham
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What exactly has Christ done for you? What is there in your life that needs Christ to explain it, and that, apart from Him, simply could not have been there at all? If there is nothing, then your religion is a sheer futility. But then that is your fault, not Jesus Christ's.
- A. J. Gossip
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A little skill in antiquity inclines a man to Popery; but depth in that study brings him about again to our religion.
- Thomas Fuller
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I believe that the Roman church is a false church and it teaches a false gospel...and indeed, I believe that the pope himself holds a false and unbiblical office.
- Albert Mohler
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Let me beg you, not to rest contented with the commonplace religion that is now so prevalent.
- Adoniram Judson
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Those who believe they have pleased God by the quality of their devotion and moral goodness naturally feel that they and their group deserve deference and power over others. The God of Jesus and the prophets, however, saves completely by grace. He cannot be manipulated by religious and moral performance--he can only be reached through repentance, through the giving up of power. If we are saved by sheer grace we can only become grateful, willing servants of God and of everyone around us.
- Tim Keller
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A Science without mystery is unknown; a Religion without mystery is absurd. However far the scientific method may penetrate the Spiritual World, there will always remain a region to be explored by a scientific faith.
- Henry Drummond
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...but out of the desert, from the dry places and the dreadful suns, come the cruel children of the lonely God; the real Unitarians who with scimitar in hand have laid waste the world. For it is not well for God to be alone.
- G.K. Chesterton
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The passions are the gales of life; and it is religion only that can prevent them from rising into a tempest.
- Isaac Watts
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In religion our only hope is to live a life good enough to require God to bless us, so every instance of sin and repentance is therefore traumatic, unnatural and threatening. Only under great duress do religious people admit they have sinned, because their only hope is their moral goodness. In the Gospel the knowledge of our acceptance in Christ makes it easier to admit that we are flawed, because we know we won't be cast off if we confess the true depths of our sinfulness. Our hope is in Christ's righteousness, not our own, so it is not as traumatic to admit our weaknesses and lapses.
- Tim Keller
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For whatever else the religious life may be, it is the fountain of self-knowledge and disillusion, the safest form of psychoanalysis.
- C.S. Lewis
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Confession, decision, and many other religious acts can never be and are not to be construed as new birth. Rational judgment, intelligent understanding, mental acceptance, or the pursuit of the good, the beautiful, and the true are merely soulical activities if the spirit is not reached and stirred.
- Watchman Nee
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If a man's religion does not get into every detail of his life he may profess to be a saint, but he's a fraud. Religion ought to permeate life and make it beautiful--as lovely as a breath of perfume from the garden of the Lord.
- Gipsy Smith
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