Scriptures Quotes

 

Reading, as it were, puts the food into the mouth; meditation chews it and breaks it up; prayer extracts the flavor; contemplation is the sweetness itself which gladdens and refreshes. ~ Carthusian monk Guigo, Prior of the Grande Chartreuse

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Oh, how sweet and how terrible to live so intimately with the greatest truth in the world. ~ John Piper

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There are times when solitude is better than society, and silence is wiser than speech. We should be better Christians if we were more alone, waiting upon God, and gathering through meditation on His Word spiritual strength for labour in his service. ~ Charles H. Spurgeon

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If you believe what you like in the Gospel, and reject what you don't like, it is not the Gospel you believe, but yourself. ~ Augustine of Hippo

The Bible was composed in such a way that as beginners mature, its meaning grows with them. ~ Augustine of Hippo, Confessions

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The Bible was not given for our information but for our transformation. ~ D.L. Moody

A Bible that’s falling apart usually belongs to someone who isn’t. ~ Charles H. Spurgeon

There's a lovely Hasidic story of a rabbi who always told his people that if they studied the Torah, it would put Scripture on their hearts. One of them asked, "Why on our hearts, and not in them?" The rabbi answered, "Only God can put Scripture inside. But reading sacred text can put it on your heart, and then when your hearts break, the holy words will fall inside.” ~ Anne Lamott, Plan B: Further Thoughts on Faith

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The Bible is the greatest of all books; to study it is the noblest of all pursuits; to understand it, the highest of all goals. ~ Charles C. Ryrie

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If you really want to be a rebel get a job, cut your grass, read your bible, and shut up. Because no one is doing that. ~ Mark Driscoll

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A good church is a Bible-centered church. Nothing is as important as this--not a large congregation, a witty pastor, or tangible experiences of the Holy Spirit. ~ Alistair Begg

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Confidence that one's impressions are God-given is no guarantee that this is really so, even when they persist and grow stronger through long seasons of prayer. Bible-based wisdom must judge them. ~ J.I. Packer

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I think the greatest weakness in the church today is that almost no one believes that God invests His power in the Bible. Everyone is looking for power in a program, in a methodology, in a technique, in anything and everything but that in which God has placed it—His Word. He alone has the power to change lives for eternity, and that power is focused on the Scriptures. ~ ― R.C. Sproul, The Prayer of the Lord

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The Bible is authoritative on everything of which it speaks. Moreover, it speaks of everything. ~ Cornelius Van Til

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It is fashionable in some academic circles to exercise scholarly criticism of the Bible. In so doing, scholars place themselves above the Bible and seek to correct it. If indeed the Bible is the Word of God, nothing could be more arrogant. It is God who corrects us; we don’t correct Him. We do not stand over God but under Him. ~ R.C. Sproul, Five Things Every Christian Needs to Grow

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Complaining about a silent God while your Bible is closed, is like complaining about not getting texts when your phone is turned off. ~ James Goll


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