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Joost de Blank Quotes and Sayings

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

What I think is that we in the church -
and especially I as an Archbishop -
I'm responsible for maintaining our rules,
and making sure we hold to unity in the Body of Christ.
- George Carey

Of all the things Christ wants for us,
loving Him and focusing our attention on Him are the most important.
- Charles Stanley

There are only Epicureans, either crude or refined;
Christ was the most refined.
- Georg Buchner

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

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

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

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

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

The medieval Church believed that the resurrection
of Christ marked a new time for all of humanity.
- Timothy Radcliffe

They do not walk in...
the path of Christ.
- Hugo Chavez

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

Like Christ said, love thee one another.
I learned to do that, and I learned to respect and
be appreciative and thankful for what I had.
- James Brown

To endure the cross is not tragedy; it is the suffering
which is the fruit of an exclusive allegiance to Jesus Christ.
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

Here is also to be noted, that the cause of the institution was to be a memorial,
to testify that Christ's body was given,
and his blood shed for us.
- William Tyndale

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

After I set out to refute Christianity intellectually and couldn't,
I came to the conclusion the Bible was true and Jesus Christ was God's Son.
- Josh McDowell

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

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

This type of gathering is unprecedented.
The time has come for Christians to publicly affirm our Jewish roots,
distinctions and oneness in Jesus Christ.
- Bill McCartney

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

Christ was only crucified once and for a few hours.
Think of the hundreds of thousands whom Christ has
been crucifying in a quiet way ever since.
- Samuel Butler

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

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

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

The supernatural birth of Christ, his miracles,
his resurrection and ascension, remain eternal truths,
whatever doubts may be cast on their reality as historical facts.
- David Friedrich Strauss

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

Christ does not save us by acting a parable of divine love;
he acts the parable of divine love by saving us.
That is the Christian faith.
- Austin Farrer

The Law of God in the Christian religion is the schoolmaster that leads us to Christ.
- Randall Terry

So much of religion is exegesis.
I would rather follow in the footprints of Christ than all of the dogma.
- Christy Turlington

Believing in evolution is believing in the unproved,
while believing in Christ is believing in the proven.
- Edwin Louis Cole

I believe with all my heart that the Church of Jesus
Christ should be a Church of blurred edges.
- George Carey

Not in purity or in holiness merely,
for in Paradise man was holy,
and he shall be holy when redeemed through the sacrifice
of Christ and made an heir of heaven.
- Matthew Simpson

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

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

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

Love always involves responsibility,
and love always involves sacrifice.
And we do not really love Christ unless we are prepared
to face His task and to take up His Cross.
- William Barclay

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

Pontius Pilate was the first great censor and Jesus
Christ the first great victim of censorship.
- Ben Lindsey

Christ beside me, Christ before me, Christ behind me,
Christ within me, Christ beneath me,
Christ above me.
- Saint Patrick

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

I do not believe in the divinity of Christ,
and there are many other of the postulates of the orthodox
creed to which I cannot subscribe.
- William Howard Taft

Everywhere I look, I see the evidence of a creator.
But I don't see it as religion,
which has cut Irish people in two.
I don't see Jesus Christ as being
in any part of a religion.
Religion to me is almost like when God leaves -
and people devise a set of rules to fill the space.
- Bono

I'm so thankful for the active obedience of Christ.
No hope without it.
- John Gresham Machen

I have no further use for America.
I wouldn't go back there if Jesus Christ was President.
- Charlie Chaplin

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

Feast of the Holy Innocents The most thrilling thing
you can ever do is win someone to Christ.
And it's contagious.
Once you do it, you don't want to stop.
- Luis Palau

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

We must not sit still and look for miracles;
up and doing,
and the Lord will be with thee.
Prayer and pains, through faith in Christ Jesus,
will do anything.
- George Eliot

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

Christ shared our experience; he suffered as we suffer;
he died as we shall die,
and for forty days in the desert he underwent the struggle between good and evil.
- Basil C. Hume

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

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

The new pope knows that his task is to make the light
of Christ shine before men and women of world -
not his own light,
but that of Christ.
- Pope Benedict XVI

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

Judas heard all Christ's sermons.
- Thomas Goodwin

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

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

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


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