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But this Christ or Redeemer took not upon him the nature of angels,
by Adam Clarke

But this Christ or Redeemer took not upon him the nature of angels,
but the seed of Abraham, that is, human nature,
that in the nature which sinned he might make the expiation required.
- Adam Clarke

He who is completely sanctified, or cleansed from all sin,
and dies in this state, is fit for glory.
- Adam Clarke

The words contained in it were inspired by the Holy
Spirit into the minds of faithful men,
called Prophets and Seers in the Old Testament;
and Evangelists and Apostles in the New.
- Adam Clarke

Remember that the word of God is not sent to particular persons,
as if by name; and do not think you have no part in it,
because you are not named there.
- Adam Clarke

 

If you be faithful, you will have that honor that comes from God:
his Spirit will say in your hearts,
Well done, good and faithful servants.
- Adam Clarke

To be filled with God is a great thing,
to be filled with the fullness of God is still greater;
to be filled with all the fullness of God is greatest of all.
- Adam Clarke

However, all gifts seem now to be absorbed in one and
a man must be either a Preacher or nothing.
- Adam Clarke

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Deeply consider that it is your duty and interest to
read the Holy Scriptures.
- Adam Clarke

It is the grace of God, that shows and condemns the sin that humbles us.
- Adam Clarke

As preachers of the gospel of Jesus,
do not expect worldly honors: these Jesus Christ neither took to himself,
nor gave to his disciples.
- Adam Clarke

Prayer requires more of the heart than of the tongue.
- Adam Clarke

To suppose more than one supreme Source of infinite wisdom,
power, and all perfections, is to assert that there
is no supreme Being in existence.
- Adam Clarke

Whether the family of the Clarkes were of Norman extraction
cannot be easily ascertained.
- Adam Clarke

Now it would be as absurd to deny the existence of God,
because we cannot see him, as it would be to deny the
existence of the air or wind,
because we cannot see it.
- Adam Clarke

And hence he must be invisible; for a spirit cannot
be seen by the eye of man:
nor is there any thing in this principle contradictory to reason or experience.
- Adam Clarke

Pride works frequently under a dense mask,
and will often assume the garb of humility.
- Adam Clarke

The Bible is proved to be a revelation from God,
by the reasonableness and holiness of its precepts;
all its commands,
exhortations, and promises having the most direct tendency to make men wise,
holy, and happy in themselves, and useful to one another.
- Adam Clarke

Even papists could not see that a moral evil was detained
in the soul through its physical connection with the body;
and that it required the dissolution of this physical
connection before the moral contagion could be removed.
- Adam Clarke

Matthew being a constant attendant on our Lord,
his history is an account of what he saw and heard;
and,
being influenced by the Holy Spirit,
his history is entitled to the utmost degree of credibility.
- Adam Clarke

It is to be regretted that few persons who have arrived
at any degree of eminence or fame,
have written Memorials of themselves,
at least such as have embraced their private as well as their public life.
- Adam Clarke

As a revelation from God, they have stood the test of many ages;
and as such maintained their ground against every species of enemy,
and every mode of attack.
Truth is mighty, and must prevail.
- Adam Clarke

If you go forward in the spirit of the original apostles
and followers of Jesus Christ,
trusting not in man but in the living God,
he will enable you to pull down the strong holds of sin and Satan,
and that work by which he is pleased will prosper in your hands.
- Adam Clarke

Now an infinite happiness cannot be purchased by any
price less than that which is infinite in value;
and infinity of merit can only result from a nature
that is infinitely divine or perfect.
- Adam Clarke

Many talk much, and indeed well, of what Christ has done for us:
but how little is spoken of what he is to do in us!
and yet all that he has done for us is in reference
to what he is to do in us.
- Adam Clarke

Few men can be said to have inimitable excellencies:
let us watch them in their progress from infancy to manhood,
and we shall soon be convinced that what they attained
was the necessary consequence of the line they pursued,
and the means they used.
- Adam Clarke

The Scriptures of the Old and New Testament,
said an eminent scholar, have God for their Author,
the Salvation of mankind for their end,
and Truth without any mixture of error for their matter.
- Adam Clarke

Man may be considered as having a twofold origin -
natural,
which is common and the same to all -
patronymic,
which belongs to the various families of which the
whole human race is composed.
- Adam Clarke

Let it ever be remembered that genuine faith in Christ
will ever be productive of good works;
for this faith worketh by love,
as the apostle says, and love to God always produces
obedience to his holy laws.
- Adam Clarke

This perfection is the restoration of man to the state
of holiness from which he fell,
by creating him anew in Christ Jesus,
and restoring to him that image and likeness of God which he has lost.
- Adam Clarke

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Be good, keep your feet dry, your eyes open,
your heart at peace and your soul in the joy of Christ.
- Thomas Merton

Everyone in the world is Christ and they are all crucified.
- Sherwood Anderson

Let's use the opportunities before us to stand for Christ.
If we will do, God himself will honor our efforts and America can be restored.
- Randall Terry

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

I see no business in life but the work of Christ.
- Henry Martyn

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

Christ would be a national advertiser today,
I am sure, as He was a great advertiser in His own day.
He thought of His life as business.
- Bruce Barton

I've tried writing.
Two days later I'd go visit it and say,
Jesus Christ, who wrote this crap?
- Dennis Farina

Christ rode on an ass, but now asses ride on Christ.
- Heinrich Heine

I doubt if the public thought of me as Christ when
they next saw me as Temple Houston on television.
- Jeffrey Hunter

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

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

The Bible is the cradle wherein Christ is laid.
- Martin Luther

In the first place, our faith ought to lay hold on
Christ as God and man in that nature by which He has been made our neighbor,
kinsman, and brother.
- Martin Chemnitz

I want kids to understand that strength doesn't come
from what goes on around you.
It comes from inside you, and that comes from Jesus Christ.
- Willie Aames

What did Christ really do? He hung out with hard-drinking fishermen.
- Iggy Pop

He who does Christ's work must stay with Christ always.
- Fra Angelico

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

It came from God, and so is Christ true,
and Christ is thy God, who is in heaven and awaits thee.
- Girolamo Savonarola

My ordination in the Church of God in Christ was at age 9,
and I later became a Baptist minister,
which I am today.
- Al Sharpton

Christ would not vote for Barack Obama,
because Barack Obama has voted to behave in a way that
it is inconceivable for Christ to have behaved.
- Alan Keyes

For Christ, both God and man, must lay hold on us in
order that there may be a union between Him and us.
- Martin Chemnitz

There are individuals who have never done anything for Jesus Christ,
and I have no doubt there are preachers as well,
who have never done anything for the God Almighty.
- Billy Sunday

To be like Christ is to be a Christian.
- William Penn

In the Church of Jesus Christ there can and should be no non-theologians.
- Karl Barth

Now the true soldiers of Christ must always be prepared
to do battle for the truth,
and must never, so far as lies with them,
allow false convictions to creep in.
- Origen

Playing Christ, I began to feel shut away from the world.
A newspaper became one of my biggest luxuries.
I noticed that some of my close friends began treating me with reverence.
- Max von Sydow

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

My position is not that John Kerry is either Jesus
Christ or the prophet Mohammad.
My position is that John Kerry is the possibility of restarting politics.
- Todd Gitlin

In the total expanse of human life there is not a single
square inch of which the Christ,
who alone is sovereign, does not declare,
'That is mine!'.
- Abraham Kuyper

Priesthood is not a convenient, historically conditioned
form of Church organisation,
but is rooted in the Incarnation, in the priesthood
and mission of Christ himself.
- Arthur Middleton

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

For there is a sound reasoning upon all flowers.
For flowers are peculiarly the poetry of Christ.
- Christopher Smart


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