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Christ himself wrote nothing, but furnished endless
by Philip Schaff

Christ himself wrote nothing, but furnished endless
material for books and songs of gratitude and praise.
- Philip Schaff

The apostolic writings are of three kinds:
historical,
didactic, and prophetic.
- Philip Schaff

It is more than a book, it is an institution which
rules the Christian world.
- Philip Schaff

To the first class belong the Gospels and Acts;
to the second,
the Epistles; to the third, the Revelation.
- Philip Schaff

 

The New Testament evinces its universal design in its very,
style, which alone distinguishes it from all the literary
productions of earlier and later times.
- Philip Schaff

The New Testament presents, in its way,
the same union of the divine and human as the person of Christ.
In this sense also 'the word became flesh,
and dwells among us.'
- Philip Schaff

Jesus Christ is the beginning, the middle,
and the end of all.
In the Gospels he walks in human form upon the earth,
and accomplishes the work of redemption.
- Philip Schaff

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The style of the Bible in general is singularly adapted
to men of every class and grade of culture,
affording the child the simple nourishment for its religious wants,
and the profoundest thinker inexhaustible matter of study.
- Philip Schaff

The living Church of the redeemed is his book.
He founded a religion of the living spirit,
not of a written code, like the Mosaic law.
Yet his words and deeds are recorded by as honest and
reliable witnesses as ever put pen to paper.
- Philip Schaff

I hate to see complacency prevail in our lives
when it's so directly contrary to the teaching of Christ.
- Jimmy Carter

We should live our lives as though
Christ were coming this afternoon.
- Jimmy Carter

Words which do not give the
light of Christ increase the darkness.
- Mother Teresa

Above all the grace and the gifts
that Christ gives to his beloved
is that of overcoming self.
- St. Francis of Assisi

I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians.
Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If Christ were here now there is one thing
he would not be - a Christian.
- Mark Twain

The emphasis on the birth of Christ tends to polarize
our pluralistic society and create legal and ethnic belligerence.
- John Clayton

Be a sinner and sin strongly, but more strongly have
faith and rejoice in Christ.
- Martin Luther

There is always the danger that we may
just do the work for the sake of the work.
This is where the respect and the love and the devotion come in -
that we do it to God, to Christ,
and that's why we try to do it as beautifully as possible.
- Mother Teresa

Some will have to cease thinking of the Church as a
memorial association for a deceased clergyman called Christ.
- Stephen Bayne

When people protest and are upset with a movie,
it becomes a big hit.
They hated Passion of The Christ, it worked out pretty well for the box office.
So let's get that going.
- Denzel Washington

If you believe in an unseen Christ, you will believe
in the unseen Christlike potential of others.
- Anthony Burgess

You know what I'm doing starting 1st November? Jesus Christ Superstar.
- Sebastian Bach

For faithful Catholics, communion is not just a nice ritual:
It is the body and blood of Jesus Christ,
and the ultimate sign of our willingness to be incorporated into the church.
- Maggie Gallagher

The vow of celibacy is a matter of keeping one's word
to Christ and the Church.
a duty and a proof of the priest's inner maturity;
it is the expression of his personal dignity.
- Pope John Paul II

In the book of Colossians, it talks about that because of what Christ did,
we are pure.
We are without judgment on ourselves.
And only through him can we do something like this.
- Jim Bakker

Thy love is singular when all thy delight is in Jesus
Christ and in no other thing finds joy and comfort.
- Richard Rolle

I get scared to death when I see people who say they've found Jesus Christ,
and they're out there, and I wonder,
who's teaching them? Who's mentoring them?
- Willie Aames

Every religious pioneer, including Jesus Christ,
was persecuted by his contemporaries.
But once people understand me, their turn can be dramatic like Saint Paul's.
- Sun Myung Moon

If they had connived a scheme, and Christ had not been raised from the dead,
where would have been the hardest place on the face
of the earth to convince anyone? In Jerusalem.
- Josh McDowell

Christ preferred the poor; ever since I have been converted
so have I. - John Nelson Darby

The incarnation is true, not of Christ exclusively,
but of Man universally, and God everlastingly.
- James Martineau

I can say, Christ has been my only object;
thank God,
my righteousness too...
Hold fast to Christ.
- John Nelson Darby

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

The book of Revelation says that we no longer need the sun or the moon,
for Christ is the light of the world.
- Tim LaHaye

We should so work as if we were to be saved by our works;
and so rely on Jesus Christ,
as if we did no works.
- Francis Asbury

If we were to do the Second Coming of Christ
in color for a full hour,
there would be a considerable number of stations
which would decline to carry it on the grounds
that a Western or a quiz show would be more profitable.
- Edward R. Murrow

Art is not necessary at all.
All that is necessary to make this world a better place to live in is to love -
to love as Christ loved,
as Buddha loved.
- Isadora Duncan

We pray that the deceitful race - such hateful enemies
and blasphemers of the name of Christ -
be not allowed to further infect and trouble this new colony.
- Peter Stuyvesant

Indeed if we Christians so tell our story that Judaism is silenced,
then we have not spoken rightly of Christ.
- Timothy Radcliffe

Help us to recognize your voice, help us not to be
allured by the madness of the world,
so that we may never fall away from you,
O Lord Jesus Christ.
- Albrecht Durer

O my brethren, my heart is enlarge towards you.
I trust I feel something of that hidden,
but powerful presence of Christ, whilst I am preaching to you.
- George Whitefield

Christ, seven years of college, down the drain.
- John Belushi

The blood of Jesus Christ can cover a multitude of sins,
it seems to me.
- Denis Diderot

Mormonism is the pure doctrine of Jesus Christ;
of which I myself am not ashamed.
- Joseph Smith, Jr.

Christ in this country would quite likely have been
arrested under the Suppression of Communism act.
- Joost de Blank

If Jesus Christ came back today, He and I would get
into our brown corduroys and go to the nearest jean
store and overturn the racks of blue denim.
- Ian Anderson

We were old sinners - but when we came to Christ we are not sinners anymore.
- Joel Osteen

They're not posing as being Jesus Christ all the time.
- Jim Goad

Jesus Christ, the condescension of divinity,
and the exaltation of humanity.
- Phillips Brooks

I am not a Christian because God changed my life;
I am a Christian because of my convictions about who Jesus Christ is.
- Josh McDowell

What makes you a Christian is whether or not you really
are in accord with biblical theology and whether you
know Jesus Christ as your Saviour.
- Walter Martin

If a man fights his way through his doubts to the conviction
that Jesus Christ is Lord,
he has attained to a certainty that the man who unthinkingly
accepts things can never reach.
- William Barclay

As long as I loved and served Christ I could be anything I wanted to be.
- James Green Somerville

Jesus Christ came into my prison cell last night,
and every stone flashed like a ruby.
- Samuel Rutherford

One American said that the most interesting thing about
Holy Ireland was that its people hate each other in
the name of Jesus Christ.
And they do!
- Bernadette Devlin

Nothing is more prominently brought forward in the
New Testament than the second coming of the Lord Jesus Christ.
- John Nelson Darby

The dearest friend on earth is a mere shadow compared to Jesus Christ.
- Oswald Chambers

Christ died to save this lost world;
he did not come to destroy,
maim or pour out wrath.
- David Wilkerson

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

Knowledge of the sciences is so much smoke apart from
the heavenly science of Christ.
- John Calvin

Christ bears with the saints' imperfections;
well may the saints one with another.
- William Gurnall

For as we have many members in one body,
and all members have not the same office:
so we,
being many, are one body in Christ, and every one members one of another.
- Joseph Butler

Whatever we have of this world in our hands,
our care must be to keep it out of our hearts,
lest it come between us and Christ.
- Matthew Henry

Playing the role of Christ was like being in a prison.
It was the hardest part I've ever had to play in my life.
I couldn't smoke or drink in public.
I couldn't.
- Max von Sydow

One encounter with Jesus Christ is enough to change you,
instantly, forever.
- Luis Palau

Christ's riches are unsearchable, and this doctrine
of the gospel is the field this treasure is hidden in.
- Thomas Goodwin

However, as the Eastern churches have always maintained,
through Christ creation is intended eventually to share in the life of God,
the life of divine nature.
- John Polkinghorne

All Church power is, therefore, properly ministerial and administrative.
Everything is to be done in the name of Christ,
and in accordance with his directions.
- Charles Hodge

This is all the inheritance I give to my dear family.
The religion of Christ will give them one which will make them rich indeed.
- Patrick Henry

God helping me, I will help my brothers and sisters in Christ,
because they are my brothers and sisters.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

ON the decline of the Roman power, about five centuries after Christ,
the countries of Northern Europe were left almost destitute
of a national government.
- Thomas Bulfinch


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