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Jesus does not give recipes that show the way to God
by Karl Barth

Jesus does not give recipes that show the way to God
as other teachers of religion do.
He is himself the way.
- Karl Barth

Courage is fear that has said its prayers.
- Karl Barth

Joy is the simplest form of gratitude.
- Karl Barth

Grace must find expression in life, otherwise it is not grace.
- Karl Barth

 

Religion is the possibility of the removal of every
ground of confidence except confidence in God alone.
- Karl Barth

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

No one can be saved - in virtue of what he can do.
Everyone can be saved - in virtue of what God can do.
- Karl Barth

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Conscience is the perfect interpreter of life.
- Karl Barth

It may be that when the angels go about their task praising God,
they play only Bach.
I am sure, however, that when they are together en
famille they play Mozart.
- Karl Barth

Faith is never identical with piety.
- Karl Barth

Whether the angels play only Bach praising God,
I am not quite sure.
I am sure, however, that en famille they play Mozart.
- Karl Barth

What God chooses for us children of men is always the best.
- Karl Barth

Faith in God's revelation has nothing to do with an
ideology which glorifies the status quo.
- Karl Barth

Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.
- Karl Barth

The best theology would need no advocates;
it would prove itself.
- Karl Barth

Jews have God's promise and if we Christians have it,
too, then it is only as those chosen with them,
as guests in their house, that we are new wood grafted onto their tree.
- Karl Barth

Men have never been good, they are not good and they never will be good.
- Karl Barth

It is always the case that when the Christian looks back,
he is looking at the forgiveness of sins.
- Karl Barth

Man can certainly flee from God...
but he cannot escape him.
He can certainly hate God and be hateful to God,
but he cannot change into its opposite the eternal
love of God which triumphs even in his hate.
- Karl Barth

Ask and it will be given to you;
seek and you will find;
knock and the door will be opened to you.
- Matthew 7:7

You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

(Jesus on Love)
You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies
and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

(Jesus on Anger and Revenge)
You have heard that it was said,
"Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth."
But I tell you, Do not resist an evil person.
If someone strikes you on the right cheek,
turn to him the other also.
- Matthew 5:38-39

Then came Peter to him, and said,
Lord, how oft shall my brother sin against me,
and I forgive him? till seven times?
Jesus saith unto him, I say not unto thee,
Until seven times: but, Until seventy times seven.
- Matthew 18:21-22

Love your enemies, bless them that curse you,
do good to them that hate you, and pray for them
which despitefully use you and persecute you.
- Matthew 5:44

Love your enemies.
- Jesus (Matthew 5:44)

Love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth

Jesus preached more and taught more
about helping the poor and the sick and the hungry
than he did about heaven and hell.
Shouldn't that tell us something?
- John Grisham

Many people mistake our work for our vocation.
Our vocation is the love of Jesus.
- Mother Teresa

Day by day we should weigh what we have
granted to the spirit of the world
against what we have denied to the spirit of Jesus,
in thought and especially in deed.
- Albert Schweitzer

I believe in God, but not as one thing,
not as an old man in the sky.
I believe that what people call God
is something in all of us.
I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha
and all the rest said was right.
It's just that the translations have gone wrong.
- John Lennon

Each one of them is Jesus in disguise.
- Mother Teresa

Love Your Enemies
Ye have heard that it hath been said,
Thou shalt love thy neighbor, and hate thine enemy.
But I say unto you, Love your enemies,
bless them that curse you,
do good to them that hate you,
and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you.
- Jesus of Nazareth (Matthew 5:43-44)

What does God the Father look like? Although I've never seen Him,
I believe - as with the Holy Spirit -
He looks like Jesus looked on earth.
- Benny Hinn

If Jesus had been killed twenty years ago,
Catholic school children would be wearing little electric
chairs around their necks instead of crosses.
- Lenny Bruce

We're more popular than Jesus now;
I don't know which will go first, rock 'n' roll or Christianity.
- John Lennon

If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had
known what was hidden within him,
he would have stood humble and awe-struck before his soul.
- Khalil Gibran

Jesus was all right,
but his disciples were thick and ordinary.
It's them twisting it that ruins it for me.
- John Lennon

The Vatican is against surrogate mothers.
Good thing they didn't have that rule when Jesus was born.
- Elayne Boosler

If Jesus were here today, he wouldn't be riding around on a donkey.
He'd be taking a plane, he'd be using the media.
- Joel Osteen

Whatever our creed, we stand with admiration before
the sublime character of Jesus.
- E. Stanley Jones

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

They say you can rap about anything except for Jesus,
that means guns, sex, lies, video tapes,
but if I talk about God my record won't get played Huh?
- Kanye West

I'm absolutely obsessed with The Jesus And Mary Chain and Patti Smith,
but I'm a massive pop fan.
I love pop culture, It's a total reflection of the zeitgeist.
- Siobhan Fahey

The steady discipline of intimate friendship with Jesus
results in men becoming like Him.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick

I've been thinking about Jesus.
Don't you find it a bit strange that,
since He was living with His family and all,
He up and left them just when they needed him most?
- Edith Piaf

I didn't find Jesus.
He's been there the whole time.
- Billy Corgan

But I will never stop helping and loving people the way Jesus said to.
- Michael Jackson

An icon painter starts not with Jesus Christ but by
finding earth and rubbing.
Now what is earth, what are you rubbing in directing?
- Peter Brook

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

Thanksgiving is a season that is very much in accord
with the themes and teachings of Jesus Christ.
- John Clayton

I don't want people to see me - I want them to see Jesus.
- James Caviezel

A church of dialogue in the contemporary world...
a church, taking on the mission of Jesus,
which is in the world not to judge humanity,
but to love it and to save it.
- Claudio Hummes

We are all so close.
We are godfather to each others' kids.
I was the best man at Jesus' wedding.
- Juan Marichal

Death may be the King of terrors...
but Jesus is the King of kings!
- Dwight L. Moody

White people really deal more with God and black people with Jesus.
- Nikki Giovanni

I'm sure that Jesus was an incredible person.
- Sandra Bernhard

That is someone who follows the teachings of the nonviolent
Jesus and takes the gospel personally,
and then pays the price.
I fall into that category.
- Martin Sheen

Christians should be ready for a change because Jesus
was the greatest changer in history.
- Ralph Abernathy

When we think of the ideal, we do not add virtue to virtue,
but think of Jesus Christ, so that the standard of
human life is no longer a code,
but a character.
- E. Stanley Jones

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

What Jerry has done, in a masterful way,
is go through and select portions of the Scripture
and put words in Jesus' mouth that are legitimate because
they already appear in the Bible.
- Tim LaHaye

It's not the Jews that killed Christ.
It was a political situation, and it was the Romans who killed Jesus.
They put Jesus on the cross, not the Jews.
- Monica Bellucci

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

Jesus Christ tells us that a man cannot be wrong if
he argues towards God from what he finds best in himself.
- George A. Smith

Not only are Christians writing about Jesus,
but also Communists, Jews, atheists and agnostics are
taking up their pens to paint a portrait of Jesus.
- John Clayton

I saw Jesus walk into my bedroom.
- Benny Hinn

Conversion is a complete surrender to Jesus.
It's a willingness to do what he wants you to do.
- Billy Sunday

The founding document of the United States of America
acknowledges the Lordship of Jesus Christ because we are a Christian nation.
- Pat Robertson

But the best definition of it is to say that heaven
is that state where we will always be with Jesus,
and where nothing will separate us from Him any more.
- William Barclay


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