Whoever is not satisfied with Christ alone, strives after something beyond absolute perfection.— John Calvin
Unexpected Christ Alone quotations
The hardest walk is walking alone, but it's also the walk that makes you the strongest.
Christ alone can save the world, but Christ cannot save the world alone.
The great mistake made by most of the Lord’s people is in hoping to discover in themselves that which is to be found in Christ alone.
Be willing to walk alone. Many who started with you won't finish with you.
The Lord continues to empty us in order to teach us to lay aside all self-reliance, that we may cling to Christ alone.
Behind the debris of these self-styled, sullen supermen and imperial diplomatists, there stands the gigantic figure of one person, because of whom, by whom, in whom, and through whom alone mankind might still have hope. The person of Jesus Christ.
Anything that effects our decisions besides that of the Glory of God and His Will Alone is an idol. Why are people so free to do as they please and make decisions off of pleasures, feelings or emotion? It is because they have not been taken captive by the Lord Jesus Christ and He alone does not rule in that life, there are rivals on the throne.
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.
I can only say that I am nothing but a poor sinner, trusting in Christ alone for salvation.
I wonder how far Moses would have gone if he had taken a poll in Egypt? What would Jesus Christ have preached if He had taken a poll in the land of Israel? Where would the Reformation have gone if Martin Luther had taken a poll? It isn't polls or public opinion alone of the moment that counts.
From time immemorial men have quenched their thirst with water without knowing anything about its chemical constituents. In like manner we do not need to be instructed in all the mysteries of doctrine, but we do need to receive the Living Water which Jesus Christ will give us and which alone can satisfy our souls.
The woman who follows the crowd will usually go on further than the crowd. The woman who walks alone is likely to find herself in places no one has ever been before.
Remember, you are not a tree, that can live or stand alone.
You are only a branch. And it is only while you abide in Christ, as the branch in the vine, that you will flourish or even live.
When the drama of history is over, Jesus Christ will stand alone on the stage.
All the great figures of history ... will realize that they have been but actors in a drama produced by another.
All self-effort is but sinking sand. Christ alone is the Rock of our salvation.
Don't be afraid of being outnumbered. Eagles fly alone. Pigeons flock together.
Man shall not live by bread alone.
Aloneness can lead to loneliness. God's preventative for loneliness is intimacy - meaningful, open, sharing relationships with one another. In Christ we have the capacity for the fulfiling sense of belonging which comes from intimate fellowship with God and with other believers.
Faith is like a tender plant, rooted in Christ alone, watered by the Spirit and the Word, strengthened by the winds of adversity and the sunshine of blessing.
Be strong enough to stand alone, be yourself enough to stand apart, but be wise enough to stand together when the time comes.
Apart from Jesus Christ, we do not know what is our life, nor our death, nor God, nor ourselves.
Christ is the true light of the world;
it is through him alone that true wisdom is imparted to the mind.
Only through repentance and faith in Christ can anyone be saved.
No religious activity will be sufficient, only true faith in Jesus Christ alone.
It is better to walk alone, than with a crowd going in the wrong direction.
I believe only and alone in the service of Jesus Christ. In him is all refuge and solace.
Until the will and the affections are brought under the authority of Christ, we have not begun to understand, let alone to accept, His lordship.
I have but one passion - it is He, it is He alone.
The world is the field and the field is the world; and henceforth that country shall be my home where I can be most used in winning souls for Christ.
Alone and lonely is not the same thing.
Do not say that faith in Christ alone can save you, for this is not possible if you do not attain love for Him, which is demonstrated by deeds. As for mere faith: "The demons also believe and tremble" (James, 2:19). The action of love consists in heartfelt good deeds toward one's neighbor, magnanimity, patience, and sober use of things.
Jesus Christ, Lord of all things! You see my heart, you know my desires.
Possess all that I am - you alone. I am your sheep; make me worthy to overcome the devil.
Our hope will never be found in the efforts of man, but in Jesus Christ alone.
For beautiful eye look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
Not only do we know God by Jesus Christ alone, but we know ourselves only by Jesus Christ. We know life and death only through Jesus Christ. Apart from Jesus Christ, we do not know what is our life, nor our death, nor God, nor ourselves.
When it comes to my salvation, all I need is Jesus;
after my salvation, everything is Jesus plus the church... When people preach that all you need is Jesus, they cut you and I off from one of the greatest sources of healing, which is the body of Christ. Dont go it alone - you wont make it.
According to the New Testament, the church is primarily a body of people who profess and give evidence that they have been saved by God's grace alone, for His glory alone, through faith alone, in Christ alone.
It's easy to stand with the crowd. It takes courage to stand alone.
Pardon comes not to the soul alone; or rather, Christ comes not to the soul with pardon only! It is that which He opens the door and enters by, but He comes with a Spirit of life and power.
That man is truly humble who neither claims any personal merit in the sight of God, nor proudly despises brethren, or aims at being thought superior to them, but reckons it enough that he is one of the members of Christ, and desires nothing more than that the Head alone should be exalted.
When I believe in Jesus, I am united to Christ.
Therefore, what he did and achieved becomes mine by this union through faith alone. His righteous life is imputed to me. What Christ achieved is counted as mine.
It's your road, and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.
I felt I did trust in Christ, Christ alone for salvation, and an assurance was given me that he had taken away my sins, even mine, and saved me from the law of sin and death.
I acknowledge myself a unitarian - Believing that the Father alone, is the supreme God, and that Jesus Christ derived his Being, and all his powers and honors from the Father. ... There is not any reasoning which can convince me, contrary to my senses, that three is one, and one three.
God never can use any man very much till he has grace enough to forget himself entirely while doing God's work; for He will not give His glory to another nor share with the most valued instrument the praise that belongs to Jesus Christ alone.
Some Christians try to go to heaven alone, in solitude;
but believers are not compared to bears, or lions, or other animals that wander alone; but those who belong to Christ are sheep in this respect, that they love to get together. Sheep go in flocks, and so do God’s people.
We believe that the very beginning and end of salvation, and the sum of Christianity, consists of faith in Christ, who by His blood alone, and not by any works of ours, has put away sin, and destroyed the power of death.