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The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us. C.S. Lewis, novelist
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Two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher
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The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness. William Blake, poet
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Jesus is the God whom we can approach without pride and before whom we can humble ourselves without despair. Blaise Pascal, philosopher
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Don't feel superior just because you go to church, it doesn't make you a Christian. Source Unknown,
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I have had more trouble with myself than with any other man. Dwight L. Moody, clergyman
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One ABC of Christianity: Always Be Cheerful 1 Thessalonians 5:16 Source Unknown,
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I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else. C. S. Lewis, author
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Quit questioning God and start trusting Him! Joel Osteen, clergyman
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In truth,there was only one christian and he died on the cross. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher
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The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult; and left untried. G. K. Chesterton, writer
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Bear the Cross cheerfully and it will bear you. Thomas Kempis,
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Christians are rare people on earth. Martin Luther, monk
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A good example is far better than a good precept. Dwight L. Moody, clergyman
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I didn’t go to religion to make me happy. I always knew a bottle of Port would do that. If you want a religion to make you feel really comfortable, I certainly don’t recommend Christianity. C.S. Lewis, novelist
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Most of us spend the first six days of each week sowing wild oats; then we go to church on Sunday and pray for a crop failure. Fred A. Allen,
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The blood of Jesus Christ can cover a multitude of sins, it seems to me. Denis Diderot, editor
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By a Carpenter mankind was made, and only by that Carpenter can mankind be remade. Desiderius Erasmus, philosopher
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Christianity is a battle not a dream. Wendell Phillips, activist
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Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important. C. S. Lewis, author
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The Christian is not one who has gone all the way with Christ. None of us has. The Christian is one who has found the right road. Charles L. Allen, clergyman
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A Christian is nothing but a sinful man who has put himself to school for Christ for the honest purpose of becoming better. Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman
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The test of Christian character should be that a man is a joy-bearing agent to the world. Henry Ward Beecher, clergyman
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People in general are equally horrified at hearing the Christian religion doubted, and at seeing it practiced. Samuel Butler, poet
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All that I am I owe to Jesus Christ, revealed to me in His divine Book. David Livingstone, explorer
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Above all the grace and the gifts that Christ gives to his beloved is that of overcoming self. Saint Francis of Assisi,
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The fear of hell, or aiming to be blest, savors too much of private interest. Edmund Waller, poet
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The wisdom of God devised a way for the love of God to deliver sinners from the wrath of God while not compromising the righteousness of God. John Piper, clergyman
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What year did Jesus think it was? George Carlin, comedian
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I love to hear my Lord spoken of, and wherever I have seen the print of His shoe in the earth, there have I coveted to put mine also. John Bunyan, clergyman
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Christianity is completed Judaism or it is nothing. Benjamin Disraeli, statesman
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A real Christian is a person who can give his pet parrot to the town gossip. Billy Graham, clergyman
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Jesus Christ turns life right-side-up, and heaven outside-in. Carl F. H. Henry,
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Christianity is the highest perfection of humanity. Samuel Johnson, author
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Jesus says, I love you just the way you are. And I love you too much to let you stay the way you are. Chris Lyons,
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There are many of us that are willing to do great things for the Lord, but few of us are willing to do little things. Dwight L. Moody, clergyman
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Christianity makes suffering contagious. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher
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Christianity is the root of all democracy, the highest fact in the rights of men. Novalis, poet
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The Gateway to Christianity is not through an intricate labyrinth of dogma, but by a simple belief in the person of Christ. Norman Vincent Peale, clergyman
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Faith makes a Christian. Life proves a Christian. Trial confirms a Christian. Death crowns a Christian. Source Unknown,
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For many people, the reluctance to embrace Christianity is as practical as it is intellectual. They want to know what the benefits of Christianity are, or what's in it for them. Dinesh D'Souza, author
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For GOD is greater than our hearts, and He knows everything. Anonymous,
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Do you wish to find out the really sublime? Repeat the Lord's Prayer. Napoleon Bonaparte, leader
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Jesus Christ, the condescension of divinity, and the exaltation of humanity. Phillips Brooks, clergyman
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What the world requires of the Christians is that they should continue to be Christians. Albert Camus, philosopher
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The Lord has turned all our sunsets into sunrise. Clement of Alexandria,
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Jesus was the first socialist, the first to seek a better life for mankind. Mikhail Gorbachev, statesman
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Being a Christian is more than just an instantaneous conversion; it is like a daily process whereby you grow to be more and more like Christ. Billy Graham, clergyman
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Jesus was all right, but his disciples were thick and ordinary. It's them twisting it that ruins it for me. John Lennon, musician
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Christian life consists of faith and charity. Martin Luther, monk
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No egoism is so insufferable as that of the Christian with regard to his soul. W. Somerset Maugham, playwright
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Jesus was a brilliant Jewish stand-up comedian, a phenomenal improviser. His parables are great one-liners. Camille Anna Paglia,
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To be like Christ is to be a Christian. William Penn, leader
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Christianity provides a unified answer for the whole of life. Francis Schaeffer, theologian
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If Jesus Christ be God and died for me, then no sacrifice can be too great for me to make for Him. C. T. Studd,
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Thou has conquered, O pale Galilean. Algernon Charles Swinburne, poet
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If you make a great deal of Christ, He will make a great deal of you; But it you make but little of Christ, He will make but little of you. R. A. Torrey,
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Christianity, above all, has given a clear-cut answer to the demands of the human soul. Source Unknown,
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You have no idea how much nastier I would be if I was not a Catholic. Without supernatural aid I would hardly be a human being. Evelyn Waugh, author
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Scratch the Christian and you find the pagan -- spoiled. Israel Zangwill, novelist
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The highest glory of the American Revolution was this: it connected in one indissoluble bond the principles of civil government with the principles of Christianity. John Quincy Adams, president
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The essential point of view of Christianity is sin. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel, poet
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Christianity makes of life a moral drama in which we play a starring role and in which the most ordinary events take on a grand significance. Dinesh D'Souza, author
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Christianity has always embraced both reason and faith. Dinesh D'Souza, author
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Christianity is the very root and foundation of Western civilization. Dinesh D'Souza, author
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The word "Christianity" is already a misunderstanding - in reality there has been only one Christian, and he died on the Cross. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher
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Christianity has made of death a terror which was unknown to the gay calmness of the Pagan. Ouida, novelist
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For me Christianity is about the Kingdom, not about the Church: it has to do with human growth and development nor church growth and development. Michael Taylor, criminal
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Christianity is the greatest intellectual system the mind of man has ever touched. Francis Schaeffer, theologian
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You can safely assume you've created God in your own image when it turns out that God hates all the same people you do. Anne Lamott, author
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Therefore I say unto you, What things soever ye desire, when ye pray, believe that ye receive them, and ye shall have them. (Jesus, in Mark 11:24) Anonymous,
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Christianity does not remove you from the world and its problems; it makes you fit to live in it, triumphantly and usefully. Charles Templeton, cartoonist
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To us, basing stories on christianity is the same as basing stories on Roman mythology, Native American folklore, or unsubstantiated government conspiracies. Richard King, director
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National Socialism and Christianity are irreconcilable. Martin Bormann, soldier
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Christianity made us think there's one heaven. Patti Smith, musician
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Once in royal David's city Stood a lowly cattle shed,Where a Mother laid her BabyIn a manger for His bed:Mary was that Mother mild,Jesus Christ her little Child. Cecil Frances Alexander,
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Christianity has operated with an unmitigated arrogance and cruelty -- necessarily, since a religion ordinarily imposes on those who have discovered the true faith the spiritual duty of liberating the infidels. James Baldwin, educator
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Thinking as I do that the Creator of this world is a very cruel being, and being a worshipper of Christ, I cannot help saying: the Son, O how unlike the Father! First God Almighty comes with a thump on the head. Then Jesus Christ comes with a balm to heal it. William Blake, poet
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Christianity is art and not money. Money is its curse. William Blake, poet
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Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and myself founded empires; but what foundation did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded an empire upon love; and at this hour millions of men would die for Him. Napoleon Bonaparte, leader
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It is the fellowship of the Cross to experience the burden of the other. If one does not experience it, the fellowship he belongs to is not Christian. If any member refuses to bear that burden, he denies the law of Christ. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, theologian
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How natural that the errors of the ancient should be handed down and, mixing with the principles and system which Christ taught, give to us an adulterated Christianity. Olympia Brown, activist
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A lot of people say to me, Why did you kill Christ? I dunno... it was one of those parties, got out of hand, you know. We killed him because he didn't want to become a doctor, that's why we killed him. Lenny Bruce, comedian
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In every pang that rends the heart the Man of Sorrows has a part. Michael Bruce,
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It has come, I know not how, to be taken for granted, by many persons, that Christianity is not so much a subject of inquiry; but that it is, now at length, discovered to be fictitious. Samuel Butler (poet),
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If there is any moral in Christianity, if there is anything to be learned from it, if the whole story is not profitless from first to last, it comes to this: that a man should back his own opinion against the world s. Samuel Butler, poet
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I have a great mind to believe in Christianity for the mere pleasure of fancying I may be damned. Lord (George Gordon) Byron, poet
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The trouble with born-again Christians is that they are an even bigger pain the second time around. Herb Caen, journalist
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Each eye can have its vision separately; but when we are looking at anything our vision, which in itself is divided, joins up and unites in order to give itself as a whole to the object that is put before it. John Calvin, theologian
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With two thousand years of Christianity behind him... a man can't see a regiment of soldiers march past without going off the deep end. It starts off far too many ideas in his head. LouisFerdinand Celine,
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None speak of the bravery, the might, or the intellect of Jesus; but the devil is always imagined as a being of acute intellect, political cunning, and the fiercest courage. These universal and instinctive tendencies of the human mind reveal much. Lydia Maria Child,
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The question is not How much may I indulge in and still be saved. God forbid! I must rather ask, What about Christ's will and the example I set for my fellow Christians? Robert A. Cook,
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The most pressing question on the problem of faith is whether a man as a civilized being can believe in the divinity of the Son of God, Jesus Christ, for therein rests the whole of our faith. Fyodor Dostoyevsky, writer
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To become Christ-like is the only thing in the whole world worth caring for, the thing before which every ambition of man is folly and all lower achievement vain. Henry Drummond, writer
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In Christian life, it Steve Farrar,
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A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act. Mahatma Gandhi, leader
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If Christians would really live according to the teachings of Christ, as found in the Bible, all of India would be Christian today. Mahatma Gandhi, leader
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White people really deal more with God and black people with Jesus. Nikki Giovanni, poet
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The Christian religion, though scattered and abroad will in the end gather itself together at the foot of the cross. Johann von Goethe, writer
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The men who followed Him were unique in their generation. They turned the world upside down because their hearts had been turned right side up. The world has never been the same. Billy Graham, clergyman
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No man ever loved like Jesus. He taught the blind to see and the dumb to speak. He died on the cross to save us. He bore our sins. And now God says, Because He did, I can forgive you. Billy Graham, clergyman
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The knowledge of this marvelous period has made faith far easier from an intellectual standpoint, and has enabled us to be more patient in waiting to see the truth, not as now Sir Wilfred T. Grenfell,
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Jesus Christ is God's everything for man's total need. Richard Halverson,
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Christianity is either relevant all the time or useless anytime. It is not just a phase of life; it is life itself. Richard Halverson,
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Real Christianity is lovely. There is a quality about a Spirit-filled, radiant Christian that draws and attracts others and causes them to enjoy favor with all the people. The truth is that the gospel is not nearly as offensive as some of its proponents! O. S. Hawkins,
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I have now disposed of all my property to my family. There is one thing more I wish I could give them, and that is the Christian religion. Patrick Henry, politician
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No revolution that has ever taken place in society can be compared to that which has been produced by the words of Jesus Christ. Mark Hopkins, educator
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The Christianity which is shared is the Christianity which is convincing. Lynn Harold Hough,
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It is only when all our Christian ancestors are allowed to become our contemporaries that the real splendor of the Christian faith and the Christian life begins to dawn upon us. Lynn Harold Hough,
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I wouldn't put it past God to arrange a virgin birth if He wanted, but I very much doubt if He would. David Jenkins,
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God doesn't have any grandchildren. Eli Stanley Jones,
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I am philosophical Christ; crucified on the cross of ignorance for the sake of divine vanity. Kedar Joshi,
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He comes into the world God knows how, walks on the water, gets out of his grave and goes up off the Hill of Howth. What drivel is this? James Joyce, novelist
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The Three in One, the One in Three? Not so! To my own Gods I go. It may be they shall give me greater ease than your cold Christ and tangled Trinities. Rudyard Kipling, writer
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No one else holds or has held the place in the heart of the world which Jesus holds. Other gods have been as devoutly worshipped; no other man has been so devoutly loved. John Knox, clergyman
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We're more popular than Jesus Christ now. I don't know which will go first; rock and roll or Christianity. John Lennon, musician
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Christianity will go. It will vanish and shrink. I needn't argue with that; I'm right and I will be proved right. We're more popular than Jesus now; I don't know which will go first -- rock and roll or Christianity. John Lennon, musician
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Regardless of the day or the hour; whether in seeming good times or bad, the Christian lives in the world for the good of the world and for the sake of the world. Harold Lindsell,
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You should point to the whole man Jesus and say, That is God. Martin Luther, monk
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We believe that the history of the world is but the history of His influence and that the center of the whole universe is the cross of Calvary. Alexander Maclaren,
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The greatest thing about any civilization is the human person, and the greatest thing about this person is the possibility of his encounter with the person of Jesus Christ. Charles Malik,
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Jesus promised His disciples three things: that they would be entirely fearless, absurdly happy, and that they would get into trouble. W. Russell Maltby,
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A rule I have had for years is: to treat the Lord Jesus Christ as a personal friend. His is not a creed, a mere doctrine, but it is He Himself we have. Dwight L. Moody, clergyman
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Never think that Jesus commanded a trifle, nor dare to trifle with anything He has commanded. Dwight L. Moody, clergyman
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I believe in person to person. Every person is Christ for me, and since there is only one Jesus, that person is the one person in the world at that moment. Mother Theresa, saint
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He spends his life explaining from his pulpit that the glory of Christianity consists in the fact that though it is not true it has been found necessary to invent it. Hector Hugh Munro, novelist
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The word Christianity is already a misunderstanding -- in reality there has been only one Christian, and he died on the Cross. Friedrich Nietzsche, philosopher
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What if men take to following where He leads, weary of mumbling Athanasian creeds? Roden Noel,
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Only Christ could have conceived Christ. Joseph Parker,
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God speaks to me not through the thunder and the earthquake, nor through the ocean and the stars, but through the Son of Man, and speaks in a language adapted to my imperfect sight and hearing. William Lyon Phelps, educator
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Many people profess Christianity. Very few live it-almost none. And when you live it people may think you're crazy. It has been truthfully said that the world is equally shocked by one who repudiates Christianity as by one who practices it. Peace Pilgrim, activist
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A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this -- that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made -- not to understand -- but to feel -- as crime. Edgar Allan Poe, poet
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A heroic figure... not wholly to blame for the religion that's been foisted on him. Ezra Pound, poet
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“The church that is man-managed instead of God-governed is doomed to failure. A ministry that is college-trained but not Spirit-filled works no miracles.” Leonard Ravenhill,
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Two thousand years ago there was One here on this earth who lived the grandest life that ever has been lived yet--a life that every thinking man, with deeper or shallower meaning, has agreed to call divine. Frederick William Robertson, clergyman
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The early Christian rules of life were not made to last, because the early Christians did not believe that the world itself was going to last. George Bernard Shaw, dramatist
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The Galilean is not a favorite of mine. So far from owing him any thanks for his favor, I cannot avoid confessing that I owe a secret grudge to his carpentership. Percy Bysshe Shelley, poet
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Is your Christianity ancient history--or current events? Samuel M. Shoemaker,
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The name of Jesus is as ointment poured forth; It nourishes, and illumines, and stills the anguish of the soul. Angelus Silesius,
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The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of women's emancipation. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, activist
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I am pretty sure that we err in treating these sayings as paradoxes. It would be nearer the truth to say that it is life itself which is paradoxical and that the sayings of Jesus are simply a recognition of that fact. Thomas Taylor,
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Christianity, with its doctrine of humility, of forgiveness, of love, is incompatible with the state, with its haughtiness, its violence, its punishment and its wars. Leo Tolstoy, novelist
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Christianity takes for granted the absence of any self-help and offers a power which is nothing less than the power of God. A. W. Tozer,
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I thank God for the honesty and virility of Jesus religion which makes us face the facts and calls us to take a man's part in the real battle of life. Henry Van Dyke, poet
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Christian means coming from Christ. Just as a Californian comes from California and a Bostonian is someone who comes from Boston, A Christian is one who comes from Christ. Don Walk,
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The trouble with some of us is that we have been inoculated with small doses of Christianity which keep us from catching the real thing. Leslie Weatherhead,
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Every time that I think of the crucifixion of Christ, I commit the sin of envy. Simone Weil, philosopher
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I am not a Catholic; but I consider the Christian idea, which has its roots in Greek thought and in the course of the centuries has nourished all of our European civilization, as something that one cannot renounce without becoming degraded. Simone Weil, philosopher
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A Christian is a man who feels repentance on Sunday for what he did on Saturday and is going to do on Monday. Thomas Ybarra,
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He who begins by loving Christianity more than Truth, will proceed by loving his sect or church better than Christianity, and end in loving himself better than all. Samuel Taylor Coleridge, poet
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