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Top 100 Quotes About Christianity And Religion

#1. Knowledge, understanding, and wisdom is naught to the man who is incapable of applying it. - Author: Joshua Romqn
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#2. Christianity is a religion which concerns us as we are here and now, creatures of body and soul. We do not "follow the footsteps of his most holy life" by the exercise of a trained religious imagination, but by treading the firm, rough earth, up hill and down dale. - Author: Evelyn Underhill
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#3. I love this about Christian spirituality. It cannot be explained, and yet it is beautiful and true. It is something you feel, and it comes from the soul. - Author: Donald Miller
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#4. Some people have a heart to do evil and they don't care if you're Muslim or Christian. - Author: Tucker Elliot
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#5. Properly understood, Imagination and Prayer are directly proportional - the more they pray beyond their bounds, they expand their vision beyond their resources, their experiences, their expectations. - Author: Geoffrey Wood
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#6. With addiction, a client's fears can be ripened into some very pleasing fruit: Irritability, suspiciousness, isolation, paranoia, and finally on to that grand banana - the fear of Fear itself. - Author: Geoffrey Wood
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#7. Quit questioning God and start trusting Him! - Author: Joel Osteen
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#8. Christianity is not a religion. Religion is humans trying to work their way to God through good works. Christianity is God coming to men and women through Jesus Christ. - Author: Josh McDowell
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#9. I studied every page of this book, and I didn't find enough love to fill a salt shaker. God is not love in the Bible; God is vengeance, from Alpha to Omega. - Author: Ruth Hurmence Green
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#10. Christianity, unlike any other religion in the world, begins with catastrophe and defeat. Sunshine religions and psychological inspirations collapse in calamity and wither in adversity. But the Life of the Founder of Christianity, having begun with the Cross, ends with the empty tomb and victory. - Author: Fulton J. Sheen
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#11. You know, we can quote the written Word all day to our friends, but nothing will touch them like our own hunger and love for the Word himself. It is not dutiful love that attracts but love freely lavished from a heart familiar with the gardens of heaven. - Author: Amy Layne Litzelman
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#12. Let not those who hurry to fall into disbelief grieve you of such like them to disbelieve without course. - Author: Auliq Ice
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#13. Courtesy, not control, that was His means. Just as He requested the stars to sing and they leapt into bright being, so request was to be their rule over bird and beast, seas and trees, mountains and moons and all the dancing distances between the heavenlies filled with the unending song of Creation. - Author: Geoffrey Wood
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#14. It is theologically and anthropologically important for woman to be at the center of Christianity. Through Mary, and the other holy women, the feminine element stands at the heart of the Christian religion. - Author: Pope Benedict XVI
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#15. I couldn't believe that nine-hundred and ninety-nine religions were completely false and the remaining one true. In reality, Christianity is primarily the fulfilment of the Jewish religion, but also the fulfilment of what was vaguely hinted in all the religions at their best. What - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#16. The Christian religion asks us to put our trust not in ideas, and certainly not in ideologies, but in a God Who was vulnerable enough to become human and die, and Who desires to be present to us in our ordinary circumstances. - Author: Kathleen Norris
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#17. ...atheism leaves no room for excuses... - Author: Travis Culliton
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#18. The chief danger of the 20th century will be religion without the Holy Spirit, Christianity without Christ, forgiveness without repentance, salvation without regeneration, politics without God, and heaven without hell. - Author: William Booth
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#19. Ignorance of Scripture is the root of every error in religion, and the source of ever heresy. To be allowed to remove a few grains of ignorance, and to throw a few rays of light on God's precious word, is, in my opinion, the greatest honor that can be put on a Christian. - Author: J.C. Ryle
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#20. Let me make this radiantly clear - if you believe in spirits and the metaphysical world, your biology will create the illusion that these things are real. - Author: Christopher Zzenn Loren
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#21. Although Christianity had almost cleanly swept through Igbo land, crumbs and pieces of the African traditional religion had eluded the broom. - Author: Chigozie Obioma
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#22. Cosmopolitanism emphasizes and is grounded in a _singular relationality between and among people - Author: Namsoon Kang
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#23. They think that if they were allowed to do anything they desired, they would be satisfied and the more desires the better. But all desires divorced from The Desire eventually collapse in on themselves. - Author: Geoffrey Wood
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#24. I bow my knees and pray to God. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#25. Christianity brought something new and revolutionary: freedom and unconditional dignity for each individual, regardless of his religion, culture or nationality. But the East and the West have parted ways since the Crusades. - Author: Walter Kasper
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#26. Now they feel not only known and still loved, but also loved because they are known. - Author: Geoffrey Wood
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#27. Christ came to take away our sins, not our minds. - Author: William Sloane Coffin Jr.
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#28. The evidence for Christian truth is not exhaustive, but it is sufficient. Too often, Christianity has not been tried and found wanting - it has been found demanding, and not tried. - Author: John Baillie
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#29. Religious people claim that it's just the fundamentalists of each religion that cause problems. But there's got to be something wrong with the religion itself if those who strictly adhere to its most fundamental principles are violent bigots and sexists. - Author: David G. McAfee
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#30. Stand in the divine rain, and seeds of wisdom will grow in your soul. - Author: Peter Kreeft
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#31. Keep pressing forward and focused on your goals. Hard work does have a "pay day"!!- - Author: Anita R. Sneed-Carter
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#32. When he sacrifices himself man for a moment is greater than God, for how can God, infinite and omnipotent, sacrifice himself? - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#33. The Lord God is my hope, my joy and my strength. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#34. To escape the error of salvation by works we have fallen into the opposite error of salvation without obedience. In our eagerness to get rid of the legalistic doctrine of works we have thrown out the baby with the bath and gotten rid of obedience as well. - Author: A.W. Tozer
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#35. I held my heart back from positively accepting anything, since I was afraid of another fall, and in this condition of suspense I was being all the more killed. - Author: Augustine Of Hippo
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#36. We can have a friendly and intimate relationship with God. - Author: Stefan Emunds
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#37. A true Christian does not judge whether a person is worthy of help, but only judges a need and how to best meet that need. - Author: Toni Sorenson
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#38. [Religion is a] primitive insurance against disaster ... Originally religion was merely a function of the self-preservative instinct. Offer sacrifices to the gods and save your crops. And even Christianity, after all, insures heavily against the flaws in this life by belief in another. - Author: Rose Macaulay
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#39. When man is with God in awe and love, then he is praying. - Author: Karl Rahner
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#40. Finney preached and sometimes the whole congregation would get up and leave! that's good preaching. - Author: Leonard Ravenhill
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#41. Giordano Bruno was to take the bolder course of maintaining that the magical Egyptian religion of the world was not only the most ancient but also the only true religion, which both Judaism and Christianity had obscured and corrupted. - Author: Frances A. Yates
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#42. If ... a principle of true Religion [i.e., true Christianity] should ... gain ground, there is no estimating the effects on public morals, and the consequent influence on our political welfare. - Author: William Wilberforce
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#43. The wise words of a friend and guide rang in my head. 'How would you distinguish a true servant of God from a traitor? ... You should take especial notice of how a person speaks, not of other things, but of God. - Author: Harry Blamires
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#44. Religion is about hospitality, solidarity, and responsibility or it is nothing at all. - Author: Namsoon Kang
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#45. We are justified by faith and saved by grace. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#46. Experience God, don't raise a wall of dogmas between you and Him. - Author: Stefan Emunds
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#47. Christianity has roughly 20 percent of its followers in Africa, 20 percent in Asia, 20 percent in Europe, 20 percent in North America, and 20 percent in South America. Every other major religion has at least 80 percent of its followers concentrated on one continent. - Author: J.D. Greear
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#48. The words and acts of the founding fathers, especially the first few presidents, shaped the form and tone of the civil religion as it has been maintained ever since. Though much is selectively derived from Christianity, this religion is clearly not itself Christianity. ROBERT BELLAH1 - Author: Gregory A. Boyd
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#49. Excarnation The process by which religion (and Christianity in particular) is dis-embodied and de-ritualized, turned into a belief system. - Author: James K.A. Smith
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#50. The religion of both Old and New Testaments is marked by fervent outspoken testimonies against evil. To speak smooth things in such a case may be sentimentalism, but it is not Christianity. It is a betrayal of the cause of truth and righteousness. - Author: Charles Spurgeon
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#51. The Servant who really studies his Master gradually becomes like his master; gradually learns that he himself is the one who in the end does all the work and has all the power. - Author: Don Cupitt
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#52. Well, knowledge is a fine thing, and mother Eve thought so; but she smarted so severely for hers, that most of her daughters have been afraid of it since. - Author: Abigail Adams
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#53. The "more" of Christianity is a myth; a deceitful illusion designed to keep you busy and running in circles, always seeking but never finding, always learning but never coming to the knowledge of the Truth - a carrot on a stick, if you will. - Author: D.R. Silva
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#54. The essence of Christianity, as I see it, is love. The essence of Humanism (and I'm also a Humanist) is love. At that level, we're not far apart. - Author: Mark Thomas
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#55. When a politician spends a million on himself, we rally and call him a thief. But when a cardinal spends the same amount on his attire, we kneel down and kiss his hand. - Author: Justin Villanueva
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#56. I couldn't get Him out of my head. Still can't. I spent three solid days thinking about Him. The more He bothered me, the less I coul forget Him. And the more I learned about Him, the less I wanted to leave Him. - Author: Yann Martel
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#57. If Christ were born in Bethlehem a thousand times and not in thee thyself; then art thou lost eternally. - Author: Angelus Silesius
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#58. I see no conflict whatsoever between Christianity and good business practices. People say you can't mix business with religion. I say there's no other way. - Author: S. Truett Cathy
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#59. Many questing young people and stressed older people nowadays seek relaxation through meditation. They look for it in Hindu, Buddhist and other Eastern religions. They are often surprised to learn that there is such a way within the Christian tradition, a way that is known as contemplation. - Author: Ray Simpson
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#60. Meditating on the nature and dignity of prayer can cause saying at least one thing to God: Lord, teach us to pray! - Author: Karl Rahner
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#61. I continued to find myself in a constant process of attempting to deconstruct values that were cultural and replace them with the legitimate teachings of Jesus - no matter how crazy that made me look to the world or Christians around me. - Author: Benjamin L. Corey
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#62. Happiness is an emotion based on positive circumstances within our lives. The origin of the word "happiness" was
derived from the same root "hap", similar to the word "happening." Depending on what's happening in our lives, we're either happy or sad. It's based on pure luck and good fortune. - Author: Dana Arcuri
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#63. What we call doubt is often simply dullness of mind and spirit, not the absence of faith at all, but faith latent with the lives we are not quite living, God dormant in the world to which we are not quite giving our best selves. - Author: Christian Wiman
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#64. The gospel is this: We are more sinful and flawed in ourselves than we ever dared believe, yet at the very same time we are more loved and accepted in Jesus Christ than we ever dared hope. - Author: Timothy Keller
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#65. I am an atheist and I consider religions to be a form of collective neurosis. I am not an enemy of the Catholics, as I am not an enemy of the tuberculars, the myopic or the paralytics; you cannot be an enemy of the sick, only their good friend in order to help them cure themselves. - Author: Diego Rivera
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#66. A true god surely cannot have been born of a girl, nor died on the gibbet, nor be eaten in a piece of dough ... [or inspired] books, filled with contradictions, madness, and horror. - Author: Voltaire
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#67. The politics of trans-identity seeks to move from the _politics of singular identity_ to the _politics of multiple solidarities_ across various identities without abandoning one's personal attachments and commitments to the group that one finds significant. - Author: Namsoon Kang
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#68. Conclude not from all this that I have renounced the Christian religion ... Far from it. I see in every page something to recommend Christianity in its purity, and something to discredit its corruptions ... The ten commandments and the sermon on the mount contain my religion. - Author: John Adams
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#69. Christianity is the fastest-growing religion in the world; Islam is the second. It's spreading in Asia, Africa, and South America. So the world is in a kind of religious revival, and the atheists are totally flummoxed. They thought they were winning, and now they see that they aren't. - Author: Dinesh D'Souza
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#70. When God laughs at the soul and the soul laughs back at God, the persons of the Trinity are begotten. When the Father laughs at the Son and the Son laughs back at the Father, that laughter gives pleasure, that pleasure gives joy, that joy gives love, and that love is the Holy Spirit. - Author: Meister Eckhart
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#71. There will be a solidity to their faith which is very dangerous to our designs and difficult to dissolve. There is a luminosity to it. Just one Christian of that type can dispel years worth of diabolical delusion. - Author: Geoffrey Wood
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#72. The cosmopolitan gaze of planetary love and hospitality _is_ what constitutes being _religious_. - Author: Namsoon Kang
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#73. Moreover, behind this vague tendency to treat religion as a side issue in modern life, there exists a strong body of opinion that is actively hostile to Christianity and that regards the destruction of positive religion as absolutely necessary to the advance of modern culture. - Author: Christopher Dawson
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#74. God is great and gracious. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#75. Christians are notorious for acting like used car salesmen, treating non-Christians as if they're standing there holding a blank check and sporting a hard-on for unreliable vehicles. - Author: Orlando Winters
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#76. Theological discourse can be, in and of itself, a form of identity and solidarity. - Author: Namsoon Kang
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#77. Christianity began as a religion of the poor and dispossessed - farmers, fishermen, Bedouin shepherds. There's a great lure to that kind of simplicity and rigor - the discipline, the call to action. - Author: Camille Paglia
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#78. I've seen a disobedient client simply turn his attention toward The Adversary and ask "Are You still there?" and suddenly all was made well between them. - Author: Geoffrey Wood
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#79. No man [ ... ] can be so stupid to deny that all men naturally were born free, being the image and resemblance of God himself. - Author: John Milton
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#80. These lecture provide material for the consideration of common factors, in theory and in development, from the viewpoint of the idea of surrender to the Divine Will, reviewing some aspects of the interplay between Christians and Moslems, and introducing material from and about Sufis. - Author: Idries Shah
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#81. To know much and taste nothing-of what use is that? - Author: Bonaventure
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#82. I say "illusion" of choice because, in many cases, the nature of their choices hardly reaches the level of will, but of merely perfunctory activity. For the most part, their desires are not too strong, they are too weak, apathetic and easily placated. They often can be tempted into doing Nothing. - Author: Geoffrey Wood
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#83. But Jesus looked at them and said, With men, it is impossible. But not with God. With God, all things are possible. - Author: Mark 10 27
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#84. I never knew before that religion was such a cheerful thing. I always thought it was kind of melancholy, but Mrs. Allan's isn't, and I'd like to be a Christian if I could be one like her. - Author: L.M. Montgomery
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#85. Christianity is not a religion for the masses, let alone for all. Cultivated by few and translated into deeds, it is one of the most splendid blossoms that can grow in the soul of a good man. - Author: Joseph Goebbels
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#86. If Christians always seemed to be the most intelligent and the most righteous of men, I'd be a skeptic. - Author: Criss Jami
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#87. I have been crucified with Christ and Christ lives in me. I live by faith in the Son of God, who loves me and gave Himself for me." Gal 2:20 - Author: Anonymous
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#88. Our religious systems have taught us to "train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is old he will not depart from it." (Proverbs 22:6) I couldn't disagree more. How about, "feed a child what it needs, so when it gets grows up, it will "be" its own unique unpredictably creative self. - Author: Christopher Zzenn Loren
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#89. Sin, on the contrary, is the pursuit of legitimate self-regarding interests at the expense of the neighbor, by spending our time and talents figuring out ways of exploiting them. - Author: Frederick Nymeyer
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#90. All sorts of darkness and evil are now hiding themselves under the umbrella of religion, Christianity, church etc. - Author: Sunday Adelaja
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#91. The assumption of no God cannot be proven by science. - Author: Frank Olvera
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#92. How do you give something away with the knowledge that you will get it back in three days, and then claim it to be the 'Ultimate Sacrifice'? - Author: Jake Jesser
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#93. There is a mathematics to all his relationships, underlying each and every one. He wants it to all add up in his head and he wants to do the adding. And should someone step outside his ciphers, the circle his mind has drawn, his trust evaporates. - Author: Geoffrey Wood
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#94. There are two sorts of good wills. The one says, "I would do well, but it gives me trouble, and I will not do it." The other, "I wish to do well, but I have not as much power as I have will; it is this which holds me back." The first fills Hell, the second Paradise. - Author: Francis De Sales
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#95. The advent of postmodernism, the enshrinement of Darwinian orthodoxy in the educational systems of Western society, and the rise of blatant humanism as the religion-by-default of large subcultures have brought no end of new challenges to biblical sufficiency. - Author: James R. White
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#96. Historical theology has too often failed to interpret repentance as a positive creative force ... Essentially, if Christianity is to succeed in the next millennium, it must cease to be a negative religion and must become positive. - Author: Robert H. Schuller
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#97. Christianity emerged from the religion of Israel. Or rather, it has as its background a persistent strain in that religion. To that strain Christians have looked back, and rightly, as the preparation in history for their faith. - Author: Kenneth Scott Latourette
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#98. America's problem isn't too much religion or too little of it. It's bad religion: the slow-motion collapse of traditional Christianity and the rise of a variety of destructive pseudo-Christianities in its place. - Author: Ross Douthat
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#99. Atheists often denounce Christianity as harsh and negative. But in reality it offers a much more positive view of the human person than any competing religion or worldview. It is so appealing that adherents of other worldviews keep free-loading the parts they like best. - Author: Nancy Pearcey
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#100. I suppose the spiritual trance is harder to break than the religious one because the delusion is more difficult to distinguish. You have a quasi-cloud of ideas that include wonderful concepts of openness and altruism without the blatant anthropomorphism of religion. - Author: Christopher Zzenn Loren
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