The Bible is not the light of the world, it is the light of the Church. But the world does not read the Bible, the world reads Christians! “You are the light of the world.”— Charles Spurgeon
Blissful Bible Reading quotations
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds
If God is for us, who can be against us?
Reading is dreaming with open eyes.
I am sorry for men who do not read the Bible every day.
I wonder why they deprive themselves of the strength and pleasure.
Choose to view life through God's eyes.
This will not be easy because it doesn't come naturally to us. We cannot do this on our own. We have to allow God to elevate our vantage point. Start by reading His Word, the Bible...Pray and ask God to transform your thinking. Let Him do what you cannot. Ask Him to give you an eternal, divine perspective.
The secret of my success? It is simple. It is found in the Bible.
Don't just teach your children to read. Teach them to question what they read. Teach them to question everything.
A single line in the Bible has consoled me more than all the books I ever read besides.
Ignorance of the Scriptures is ignorance of Christ.
Read the Bible for the salvation of your soul, not the solution to your problem.
You only live once. You don't want your tombstone to read: Played it safe.
I say this with all respect so that it don't upset you too bad, but I say it anyway. When I read in the Bible where he [Jesus] says, 'I Am,' I just smile and say, 'Yes, I Am, too!'
The prohibition of science would be contrary to the Bible, which in hundreds of places teaches us how the greatness and the glory of God shine forth marvelously in all His works, and is to be read above all in the open book of the heavens.
I don't have a religion. I ain't nothing wrong with church as long as they selling chicken. Cause I read the Quran, I read the Kabalah, I read the Bible. They all got the same three basic principles: Love God, love your neighbor as yourself, and...As far as me being, I live by those principles.
Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing about.
Take your Bible and take your newspaper, and read both. But interpret newspapers from your Bible.
We must read the Bible through the eyes of shipwrecked people for whom everything has gone overboard.
If I read the newspaper I come out dirtier than I went in.
If I read my Bible, I come out cleaner than I went in, and I like being clean!
Each time you read a book, a tree smiles knowing there's life after death.
Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the words and sentences that in all your readings have been to you like the blast of a trumpet.
Read the Bible. Work hard and honestly. And don't complain.
The great enemy of the salvation of man, in my opinion, never invented a more effective means of limiting Christianity from the world than by persuading mankind that it was improper to read the Bible at schools.
Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.
The very practice of reading [the Bible] will have a purifying effect upon your mind and heart. Let nothing take the place of this daily exercise.
It is impossible to enslave, mentally or socially, a bible-reading people.
The principles of the bible are the groundwork of human freedom.
Of the many influences that have shaped the United States into a distinctive nation and people, none may be said to be more fundamental and enduring than the Bible.
The book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one which makes you think.
The more I read my Bible the more I veered away from the Jehovah's Witnesses.
The best cure for Christianity is reading the Bible.
My yoke is easy, and my burden light.
You dont have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.
The right to freedom is the gift of God Almighty.
...The rights of the Colonists as Christians may be best understood by reading, and carefully studying the institutes of the great Lawgiver and head of the Christian Church: which are to be found clearly written and promuligated in the New Testament.
I could not believe that anyone who has read this book would be so foolish as to proclaim that the Bible in every literal word was the divinely inspired, inerrant word of God. Have these people simply not read the text? Are they hopelessly misinformed? Is there a different Bible? Are they blinded by a combination of ego needs and naïveté?
The Bible is a book that has been read more and examined less than any book that ever existed.
We read in bed because reading is halfway between life and dreaming.
The book to read is not the one which thinks for you, but the one which makes you think. No book in the world equals the Bible for that.
Read the Bible, read the Bible! Let no religious book take its place.
Through all my perplexities and distresses, I seldom read any other book, and I as rarely felt the want of any other.
I am never lonely when I am reading the Bible.
Nothing dissolves loneliness like a session with God's Word.
A book is a dream that you hold in your hand.
For some years now I have read through the Bible twice every year.
If you picture the Bible to be a mighty tree and every word a little branch, I have shaken every one of these branches because I wanted to know what it was and what it meant.
The Bible is ... as necessary to spiritual life as breath is to natural life. There is nothing more essential to our lives than the Word of God.
The Bible is endlessly interesting because it is God's story, and God by nature is himself endlessly interesting. The Bible is an ever-flowing fountain. The more you read it, the more you find its truth and beauty to be inexhaustible.
Whenever we read the obscene stories, the voluptuous debaucheries, the cruel and tortuous executions, the unrelenting vindictiveness with which more than half the Bible is filled, it would be more consistent that we call it the word of a demon than the word of God. It is a history of wickedness that has served to corrupt and brutalize humankind.