14 Awesome Quotes about the Old Testament
As Christians, we believe that the whole Bible is the true Word of God. We rejoice in the Good News of the New Testament that tells us all about Jesus and what He did for us. But does that make the Old Testament unimportant? Not at all! God is the same God today as He was in Genesis. Here are some thoughts about the Old Testament and the Bible as a whole:
The chief weapon we ought to use in resisting Satan is the Bible. Three times the great enemy offered temptations to our Lord. Three times his offer was refused, with a text of Scripture as the reason, "it is written" (Mt. 3:4, 7, 10).
- J. C. Ryle
I believe the Bible is exactly what it is. It's the word of revelation to us from God himself. I don't fully comprehend and understand [it all], because the Bible is a revelation of an infinite god, and no finite person is ever going to fully understand it. If they do, their god is too small.
- Mike Huckabee
The Bible was not given to increase our knowledge but to change our lives.
- Dwight L. Moody
God's Word must be so strongly fixed in our minds that it becomes the dominant influence in our thoughts, our attitudes, and our actions. One of the most effective ways of influencing our minds is through memorizing Scripture. David said, "I have hidden Your Word in my heart that I might not sin against You" (Psm. 119:11).
- Jerry Bridges
The history of all the great characters of the Bible is summed up in this one sentence: They acquainted themselves with God, and acquiesced His will in all things.
- Richard Cecil
The best evidence of the Bible's being the word of God is to be found between its covers. It proves itself.
- Charles Hodge
We account the Scriptures of God to be the most sublime philosophy. I find more sure marks of authenticity in the Bible than in any profane history whatever.
- Isaac Newton
The Bible is the inevitable outcome of God's continuous speech. It is the infallible declaration of His mind.
- A. W. Tozer
Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.
- Proverbs 3:5-6
No other work of man in any language even faintly resembles the intricate structure and design of the Bible. The fact remains - only an infinite mind could have devised this Book of books.
- Winkie Pratney
The Bible's power rests upon the fact that it is the reliable, errorless, and infallible Word of God.
- Chuck Colson
In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.
- Genesis 1:1
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.
- Jeremiah 29:11
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go."
- Joshua 1:9
My prayer is that these quotes and verses give you a deeper understanding of and appreciation for every book in God’s Word!