Jesus Christ Quotes

Jesus says, I love you just the way you are. And I love you too much to let you stay the way you are. - Chris Lyons


The greatest thing about any civilization is the human person, and the greatest thing about this person is the possibility of his encounter with the person of Jesus Christ. - Charles Malik


Jesus promised His disciples three things: that they would be entirely fearless, absurdly happy, and that they would get into trouble. - W. Russell Maltby


I believe in person to person. Every person is Christ for me, and since there is only one Jesus, that person is the one person in the world at that moment. - Mother Teresa


Only Christ could have conceived Christ. - Joseph Parker


Let us pardon him his hope of a vain apocalypse, and of a second coming in great triumph upon the clouds of heaven. Perhaps these were the errors of others rather than his own; and if it be true that he himself shared the general illusion, what matters it, since his dream rendered him strong against death, and sustained him in a struggle to which he might otherwise have been unequal? - Ernest Renan


Thou has conquered, O pale Galilean. - A. C. Swinburne


I am pretty sure that we err in treating these sayings as paradoxes. It would be nearer the truth to say that it is life itself which is paradoxical and that the sayings of Jesus are simply a recognition of that fact. - Thomas Taylor


The Christian is not one who has gone all the way with Christ. None of us has. The Christian is one who has found the right road. - Charles L. Allen


Jesus whom I know as my Redeemer cannot be less than God. - St. Athanasius


A lot of people say to me, Why did you kill Christ? I dunno... it was one of those parties, got out of hand, you know. We killed him because he didn't want to become a doctor, that's why we killed him. - Lenny Bruce


In every pang that rends the heart the Man of Sorrows has a part. - Michael Bruce


The Lord has turned all our sunsets into sunrise. - Clement of Alexandria


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


A man who was completely innocent, offered himself as a sacrifice for the good of others, including his enemies, and became the ransom of the world. It was a perfect act. - Mahatma Gandhi


Jesus was the first socialist, the first to seek a better life for mankind. - Mikhail Gorbachev


Jesus Christ turns life right-side-up, and heaven outside-in. - Carl F. H. Henry


No one else holds or has held the place in the heart of the world which Jesus holds. Other gods have been as devoutly worshipped; no other man has been so devoutly loved. - John Knox


All that I am I owe to Jesus Christ, revealed to me in His divine Book. - David Livingstone


Art is the tree of life. Science is the tree of death. God is Jesus. - William Blake


Without Jesus Christ man must be in vice and misery; with Jesus Christ man is free from vice and misery; in Him is all our virtue and all our happiness. Apart from Him there is but vice, misery, darkness, death, despair. - Blaise Pascal


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


Protestantism has the method of Jesus with His secret too much left out of mind; Catholicism has His secret with His method too much left out of mind; neither has His unerring balance, His intuition, His sweet reasonableness. But both have hold of a great truth, and get from it a great power. - Matthew Arnold


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


Jesus is the God whom we can approach without pride and before whom we can humble ourselves without despair. - Blaise Pascal


Not only do we know God by Jesus Christ alone, but we know ourselves only by Jesus Christ. We know life and death only through Jesus Christ. Apart from Jesus Christ, we do not know what is our life, nor our death, nor God, nor ourselves. - Blaise Pascal


It is quite possible that we can do greater things than Jesus, for what is written in the Bible about him is poetically embellished. - Albert Einstein


The name of Jesus is the one lever that lifts the world. - Author Unknown


In every pang that rends the heart
The Man of Sorrows has a part.
- Michael Bruce


I have read in Plato and Cicero sayings that are very wise and very beautiful; but I never read in either of them: Come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy laden. - St Augustine


He changed sunset into sunrise. - Clement of Alexandria


Every character has an inward spring; let Christ be that spring. Every action has a keynote; let Christ be that note, to which your whole life is attuned. - Henry Drummond


No man can follow Christ and go astray. - William H.P. Faunce


When Jesus comes, the shadows depart. - Author unknown, inscription on a Scottish castle


If I could hear Christ praying for me in the next room, I would not fear a million enemies. Yet distance makes no difference. He is praying for me. - Robert M. McCheyne


Sun of my soul! Thou Saviour dear,
It is not night if Thou be near.
- John Keble


Alexander, Caesar, Charlemagne, and I have founded empires. But on what did we rest the creations of our genius? Upon force. Jesus Christ founded his empire upon love; and at this hour millions of men would die for him. - Napoleon Bonaparte


The head that once was crowned with thorns
Is crowned with glory now.
- Thomas Kelley


They gave him a manger for a cradle, a carpenter's bench for a pulpit, thorns for a crown, and a cross for a throne. He took them and made them the very glory of his career. - W.E. Orchard


The King of love my Shepherd is,
Whose goodness faileth never;
I nothing lack if I am His
And He is mine forever.
- Henry William Baker


What good is having someone who can walk on water if you don't follow in his footsteps? - Author Unknown


How sweet the name of Jesus sounds
In a believer's ear;
It soothes his sorrows, heals his wounds,
And drives away his fear.
- John Newton


The best of men
That e'er wore earth about Him was a Sufferer,
A soft, meek, patient, humble, tranquil spirit;
The first true gentleman that ever breathed.
- Thomas Dekker


[Christ] does not give [men] light but from moment to moment; the instant He withdraws, all is darkness.... God does not give them a stock of holiness. - Johnn Wesley


Trumpets! Lightnings! The earth trembles! But into the Virgin's womb thou didst descent with noiseless tread. - Agathias Scholasticus


And all the good you've done will soon be swept away,
You've begun to matter more than the things you say.
- Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Weber, Jesus Christ Superstar


I know of a world that is sunk in shame,
Where hearts oft faint and tire;
But I know of a Name, a precious Name,
That can set that world on fire:
Its sound is sweet, its letters flame.
I know of a Name, a precious Name,
'Tis Jesus.
- J. Wilbur Chapman


As the print of the seal on the wax is the express image of the seal itself, so Christ is the express image - the perfect representation of God. - St Ambrose


If Christ is not divine, every impulse of the Christian world falls to a lower octave, and light and love and hope decline. - Henry Ward Beecher


All the powers of darkness vanish;
Christ our Day-Star mounts the skies.
- Author Unknown


If Jesus Christ were to come today people would not even crucify him. They would ask him to dinner, and hear what he has to say, and make fun of it. - Thomas Carlyle


We faintly hear, we dimly see,
In differing phrase we pray;
But dim or clear, we own in Him
The life, the truth, the way.
- John Greenleaf Whittier


If I might comprehend Jesus Christ, I could not believe on Him. He would be no greater than myself. Such is my consciousness of sin and inability that I must have a superhuman Saviour. - Daniel Webster


Had Christ the death of death to death
Not given death by dying,
The gates of life had never been
To mortals open lying.
- Author Unknown


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


The wise still seek Him. - Author Unknown


The unique impression of Jesus upon mankind - whose name is not so much written as ploughed into the history of the world - is proof of the subtle virtue of this infusion. Jesus belonged to the race of prophets. He saw with open eyes the mystery of the soul. One man was true to what is in you and me. He, as I think, is the only soul in history who has appreciated the worth of man. - Ralph Waldo Emerson


Jesus died too soon. He would have repudiated His doctrine if He had lived to my age. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche


The dying Jesus is the evidence of God's anger toward sin; but the living Jesus is the proof of God's love and forgiveness. - Lorenz Eifert

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