Quotation Explorer - 'Christians'

As Christians, we are not to beg for signs and wonders but, to command them all the time and not some of the time. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
Christians are the carriers of truth that the whole world needs - Sunday Adelaja
If the teachings of the early Christians changed Rome and the entire Roman Empire, we can’t point to any great change that the teachings coming from our pulpits today are producing upon our world in general - Sunday Adelaja
If Christians are all loving and full of God's grace (like some of us really are), do they truly love their neighbor? Would they catch a grenade for one of us (like some of us would for them because we truly have love in our hearts)? - Solange nicole
Christians are hard to tolerate; I don’t know how Jesus does it - Bono
GNOSTICS, n. A sect of philosophers who tried to engineer a fusion between the early Christians and the Platonists. The former would not go into the caucus and the combination failed, greatly to the chagrin of the fusion managers. - Ambrose Bierce
This philosophy of spiritual formation through the consumption of external experiences creates worship junkies Christians who leap from one mountaintop to another, one spiritual high to another, in search of a glory that does not fade. - Skye Jethani
While these Christians (the majority in a recent poll) are particularly concerned that religious freedoms are being eroded in this country, they also want Judeo-Christians to dominate the culture, - David Kinnaman
Making fun of born-again Christians is like hunting dairy cows with a high powered rifle and scope. - P.J. O'Rourke
I may have become Christian, were it not for Christians. - Mahatma Gandhi
Slavery ended in medieval Europe only because the church extended its sacraments to all slaves and then managed to impose a ban on the enslavement of Christians (and of Jews). Within the context of medieval Europe, that prohibition was effectively a rule of universal abolition. - Rodney Stark
Nothing tends more to cement the hearts of Christians than praying together. Never do they love one another so well as when they witness the outpouring of each other's hearts in prayer. - Charles Grandison Finney
One thing I have to give Christians; were it not for Sunday, every day of the week would be a workday. - Lex Allen
Money is God’s seed and Christians should learn how to properly sew it. - Sunday Adelaja
I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ. - Mahatma Gandhi
The trouble with Communism is the Communists, just as the trouble with Christianity is the Christians. - H.L. Mencken
We may know who we are or we may not. We may be Muslims, Jews or Christians but until our hearts become the mould for every heart we will see only our differences. - Jalaluddin Rumi
Mature Christians daily recognize how short they fall in keeping God's law and realizes how desperately they needs God's grace. - Ibrahim Emile
What a wonderful world it would be if christians practiced Christianity. - Brad Walsh
The Christians and the world have totally different goals. - Sunday Adelaja
There is no problem with the wider culture that you cannot see in the spades in the Christian Church. The rot is in us, and not simple out there. And Christians are making a great mistake by turning everything into culture wars. It's a much deeper crisis. - Os Guinness
Never once, did Christ ever utter, "I came here to start a religion"Early Christians did not worship items, relics, wars, or governments. - Justin Kyle McFarlane Beau
Anticipating death and calling it gain, Christians are evangelists of the grotesque. The very hope of the Gospel rests directly upon our ability to imagine a world in which suffering serves as the soil from which resurrection springs. - Ben Palpant
Luther looks at all the jobs that are out there and he says, These are the masks of God, behind which He wants to remain concealed, and do all things. Christians have to be profoundly appreciative of good work done on absolutely everything. - Timothy J. Keller
I don't believe in sin. My relationships that failed have failed because I somehow attract devout christians. I don't believe in virtue either. I think people just do shit and it's life. - Darnell Lamont Walker
The problem Christians have isn’t our belief in what God could do, but on what God should do. - Todd Stocker
Almost All Christians want to taste the fruits of revival but only a few will do what's necessary to achieve it. - Joe Joe Dawson
My concern is not the fact that other people don’t understand where I am coming from, even though Christians are supposed to be doing what I am doing - Sunday Adelaja
In the literary world today, Christianity has pretty well replaced sex as the present pet taboo, not only because Christianity is so often distorted by Christians as well as non-Christians, but because it is too wild and free for the timid. - Madeleine L'Engle
What we want is not more little books about Christianity, but more little books by Christians on other subjects--with their Christianity latent. - C.S. Lewis
Christians should use their prosperity for the glory of the Kingdom of God. - Sunday Adelaja
These days there are more fake Christians than real Christians. - Fritz Chery
It is through us Christians that the world must know the love of the Savior - Sunday Adelaja
We have a vision in Nigeria in which muslims and Christians shall live and work together as equals in conditions of peace and prosperity. - Saminu Kanti
Have we even begun to be Christians? - Dorothy Day
It's disheartening that most Christians will still miss Heaven because Christians today have forgotten that Heaven is meant for those who declare Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour, then confirm that declaration with action. - Gugu Mona
I know two kinds of Christians, those that love and those that love to be right. - Jim Sterling
ELYSIUM, n. An imaginary delightful country which the ancients foolishly believed to be inhabited by the spirits of the good. This ridiculous and mischievous fable was swept off the face of the earth by the early Christians -- may their souls be happy in Heaven! - Ambrose Bierce
When Christians sing about the wrath of God, we are singing about ourselves. - Russell D. Moore
I walk into so many places where Christians are gathered and I get all excited, only to find that the fellowship among these Believers is dead! There is no openness, no authenticity. - Alan de Jager
All Christians are in ministry. Sometimes, they're in church work. - Todd Stocker
Have you heard of the most evil things done by people in their lifetime? They have coveted men's wives, killed hundreds of Christians and sold their best friend's life away for just a few coins. Isn't it interesting that they were God's chosen in the bible? ---Saul, Judas & King David - Shannon L. Alder
Since when did Christians started fearing ghost, witches and wizards, demons, sicknesses and Death ? Don't you get it? these things are far below you. What did Jesus die for ? ALL THINGS WORK TOGETHER FOR YOUR GOOD - Mary Tornyenyor
There are corrupted Muslims who have become Christians, and corrupted Christians who have become Muslims. They called it freedom of religion. - Duop Chak Wuol
Some Christians believe the harder that one thinks, the colder faith will grow. Augustine grew more brilliant as he grew more pious, more creative as he became more orthodox. His period of heresy was imitative, but his traditional Christianity took mental risks. - John Mark Reynolds
The principle of giving should become a mandate for action for the Christians of the last days - Sunday Adelaja
Revival begins by Christians getting right first and then spills over into the world. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
Christians who say we are not to judge others are only partially correct! Judging rightly is what Jesus commands. Love and truth are The Commanded Conjoined Twins for Jesus Followers; they must never be separated if we wish to obey Jesus’ Platinum Rule! - Gary Patton
Religion isn't bad, it's our consciousness relativity to religion. There's a reason Mahatma Ghandi said "I like your Christ, I don't like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ." The principle is that religion doesn't make 'you'. 'You' make your 'religion'. - Matthew Donnelly
Many Christians are like servants with shoes. - Sunday Adelaja
True Christians are those who carry out Christ's doctrine in their lives. - Michael Sattler
People claiming to be Christians and advocating the murder of innocent people - just aren't Christians at all - Christina Engela
I don't think Christians should use birth control. You consummate your marriage as often as you like and if you have babies, you have babies.
The world needs to see Christians burning, not with self-righteous fury at the sliding morals in our country, but with passion for God. - Kevin DeYoung
What a Christian portrays in his art is the totality of life. Art is not to be a vehicle for self-conscious evangelism. Christians ought not to be threatened by fantasy and imagination. The Christian is the really free man. He is free to have imagination. - Francis A. Schaeffer
it’s not enough for Christians merely to recognize that the world isn’t what it ought to be and that people are suffering in ways they shouldn’t have to suffer. Instead, our sorrow and indignation should prompt us to act in ways that subvert that brokenness. - Ed Stetzer
Radical Muslims fly planes into buildings. Radical Christians kill abortion doctors. Radical Atheists write books. - Hemant Mehta
If is see darkness in Christians, I bring light to them. - Sunday Adelaja
Christians don't tell lies they just go to church and sing them. - A.W. Tozer
Persecution for Christians is not a possibility, it's a promise, it's not a maybe, it's a surely! Following Jesus can mean finding the trouble you've been looking for! - Kingsley Opuwari Manuel
It is not possible to be 'incidentally a Christian.' The fact of Christianity must be overwhelmingly first or nothing. This suggests a reason for the dislike of Christians by nominal or non-Christians: their lives contain no overwhelming first but many balances. - Sheldon Vanauken
Single Christians living in purity and community are billboards for the sufficiency of Jesus - Peter Hubbard
Part of our work as faithful Christians is to learn how to discern when, and by what means, to resist authority. - The Liberty Book
Some Christians say god is the source of morality, these people have clearly never read the bible. - Gabriel Neil
Life is sacred"? Who said so? God? Hey, if you read history, you realize that God is one of the leading causes of death! Has been for thousands of years! Hindus, Muslims, Jews, Christians; all taking turns killing each other because God told 'em it was a good idea. - George Carlin
For Christians do not place their hope in their children, but rather their children are a sign of their hope . . . that God has not abandoned this world. - Stanley Hauerwas
The world does not need more Christian literature. What it needs is more Christians writing good literature. - C.S. Lewis
keep the relationship with your God private, special & unique... then ignore all the filters other Christians use to look at you... - Mwirigi LG
As Christians, we call ourselves people of faith, but how much practical faith do we really have? - Lisa Bedrick
There are some corrupt Christians who do their business with female donkeys. - Gabriel García Márquez
The Christians of today are so unsubmissive to the leadership of the church, this is unbiblical. - Evangelist Jordan Wells
Every man produces only to the capacity of their philosophies of life or doctrines as we Christians call it. - Sunday Adelaja
As Christians we are called to make disciples of all the nations, meeting them where they are and serving them in ways that are relevant and meaningful. That is the challenge: as the church, to remain relevant and meaningful, in efforts to reach all people where they are in a way they need. - Kellen Roggenbuck
The one indispensable requirement for producing godly, mature Christians is godly, mature Christians. - Kevin DeYoung
Mideast Christians have few allies in American politics: they are too foreign for the Right and too Christian for the Left. - Mark Movsesian
Christians have the spiritual mandate to establish the Kingdom of God in their own lives and in their society. - Sunday Adelaja
From my perspective I believe that most Christians do not dread judgment day because it is the end, but because they will no longer be able to embrace the façade of a sinless mirrored reflection. - Carl Henegan
I honestly believe that in my lifetime we will see a country once again governed by Christians...and Christian values. What Christians have got to do is take back this country, one precinct at a time, one neighborhood at a time, and one state at a time.
Christians should never have a political party. It is a huge mistake to become married to an ideology, because the greatest enemy of the gospel is ideology. Ideology is a man-made format of how the world ought to work, and Christians instead believed in the revealing truth Scripture. - Charles W. Colson
As Christians you should be like bridges to Heaven; letting people walk on you to get there. - Tommy Tran
For Christians above all men are forbidden to correct the stumblings of sinners by force. - John Chrysostom
You Christians look after a document containing enough dynamite to blow all civilisation to pieces, turn the world upside down and bring peace to a battle-torn planet. But you treat it as though it is nothing more than a piece of literature. - Mahatma Gandhi
...Or should you mourn the rapist, which I guess Christians mourn the people who kill them too. - Nikolas Schreck
Although we, as Christians, are living in Sodom, we are not to become citizens of Sodom. . The story of Sodom is God's reminder to the modern world - Sunday Adelaja
Oftentimes people expect Christians to be perfect but the reality is...Spiritual perfection is imperfection! God then does His best work. - Sanjo Jendayi
The trouble with born-again Christians is that they are an even bigger pain the second time around. - Herb Caen
The greatest and the best Christians when they are physically weak are more prone to an attack of spiritual depression than at any other time and there are great illustrations of this in the Scriptures. - Martyn Llyod-Jones
To most Christians, the Bible is like a software license. Nobody actually reads it. They just scroll to the bottom and click 'I agree'. - Bill Maher
As Christians, we're supposed to be the salt of the earth, not the filler. - Brian Reynolds
Ask the poor. They'll tell you who the christians are. - Mahatma Gandhi
A question for Christians who accept evolution: When did we gain a "soul"? Did Homo habilis have a soul? Homo ergaster? Did God only spontaneously add a soul when we evolved into Homo sapiens? - David G. McAfee
The irony of Christianity is that believers get so angry, and self righteous toward other Christians who sin differently than they do. Christianity is like one large fraternity where brother and sisterhood is tested by hazing. - Shannon L. Alder
There's three different kinds of Christian," said Cash. "There's preaching Christians, church-playing Christians, and then there's practicing Christian. I'm trying very hard to be a practicing Christian. - Steve Turner
KORAN, n. A book which the Mohammedans foolishly believe to have been written by divine inspiration, but which Christians know to be a wicked imposture, contradictory to the Holy Scriptures. - Ambrose Bierce
God doesn't send atheists to Hell -- there's no room with all the Christians down there. - Quentin R. Bufogle
Many Christians live in a prison created by their own disobedience of Biblical Requirements. - Daryl Baugh
God chose to introduce Himself to us in the first verse of Genesis as a Creator. And yet so few Christians really understand the power of creativity to influence the culture. - Phil Cooke
We are identified and known by the sort of fruit, the quantity of fruit, and the quality of fruit borne out in our daily conversation, conduct, and character. There is no greater criterion for Christians. It is the paramount gauge of God's people. - W. Phillip Keller
Too many Christians reverse New Covenant commands as we seek, through condemnation of the world, the return of the never-existent, demonic myth of the "Christian Nation"! - Gary Patton
Christians are called to be history makers on the earth. - Sunday Adelaja
Christians ought to have a different approach to business. As believers, we should view work as both service and a form of worship. - Charles W. Colson
We are weak Christians simply because we have refused to be bondservants of Christ - Paul Gitwaza
We Christians are bound hands and feet, sitting down in the pews instead of going out to explore the earth for the Son of God, king of kings and the Lord of Lords - Sunday Adelaja
Christians sometimes make themselves into elephants afraid of mice. You have the Creator of the universe on your side; not to mention, you've been given eternal life. 'Whom or what shall you fear?' To be afraid of anything other than God himself is like an insult to God. - Criss Jami
Atheists/agnostics scored an average of 6.7 out of 12 on questions specifically regarding the Bible and Christianity. This is a higher score than (Protestant) Christians (6.2) and Catholics (5.4). - Pew Report
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