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"Jesus Christ was an extremist for love, truth and goodness." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"The New Testament never simply says, "Remember Jesus Christ." That is a half-finished sentence. It says, "Remember Jesus Christ is risen from the dead."" - Robert Runcie

"Men choose a religion, but a Christian is chosen by Jesus Christ." - Mehdi Dibaj

"If Socrates died like a philosopher, Jesus Christ died like a God." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"If Jesus Christ was not perfect, then the religion bearing his name falls to the ground." - Swami Vivekananda

"Every day I see Jesus Christ in all his distressing disguises." - Mother Teresa

"I ... [rely] upon the merits of Jesus Christ for a pardon of all my sins." - Samuel Adams

"All those who belong to Jesus Christ are fastened with Him to the cross." - Saint Augustine

"We must seek to be firmly rooted and converted to the gospel of Jesus Christ." - Dallin H. Oaks

"Those of us who follow Jesus Christ must seriously commit to praying for our leaders, never forgetting that even our greatest heroes are flawed individuals who need Jesus Christ, just like the rest of us." - Jonathan Falwell

"A true faith in Jesus Christ will not suffer us to be idle. No, it is an active, lively, restless principle; it fills the heart, so that it cannot be easy till it is doing something for Jesus Christ." - George Whitefield

"Embrace in one act the two truths-thine own sin, and God's infinite mercy in Jesus Christ." - Alexander MacLaren

"The evangelization of the person and of human communities depends totally on this encounter with Jesus Christ." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"Jesus Christ never thinks about what we have been! He always thinks about what we are going to be." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"I have neither silver nor gold, but I bring with me the most precious thing given to me: Jesus Christ." - Pope Francis

"Discipleship never consists in this or that specific action: it is always a decision, either for or against Jesus Christ." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Learn much of the Lord Jesus. For every look at yourself, take ten looks at Christ. He is altogether lovely." - Robert E. Murray

"The failure to return thanks for definite blessings received is a manifestation of ingratitude that grieves Jesus Christ." - R. A. Torrey

"The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints proclaims that Jesus Christ is the Son of God in the most literal sense. The body in which He performed His mission in the flesh was sired by that some Holy Being we worship as God, our Eternal Father. Jesus was not the son of Joseph, nor was He begotten by the Holy Ghost." - Ezra Taft Benson

"The Christian life is stamped by 'moral spontaneous originality,' consequently the disciple is open to the same charge that Jesus Christ was, viz., that of inconsistency. But Jesus Christ was always consistent to God, and the Christian must be consistent to the life of the Son of God in him, not consistent to hard and fast creeds. Men pour themselves into creeds, and God has to blast them out of their prejudices before they can become devoted to Jesus Christ." - Oswald Chambers

"Jesus Christ is the outstanding personality of our time. Every act and word of Jesus has value for us. He became the light of the world. Why shouldn't I, a Jew, be proud of that?" - Sholem Asch

"Satan is the ruler of humanity (John 14:30). The result is that lost mankind hates and rejects Jesus Christ:... And, since unconverted mankind hates Christ, it also hates those who love Him and follow Him." - R. L. Hymers, Jr.

"The Institutional Church (ecclesia) has killed only two kinds of people: Those who do not believe in the teachings of Jesus Christ, and those who do." - Will Durant

"Depend on it, my hearer, you never will go to heaven unless you are prepared to worship Jesus Christ as God." - Charles Spurgeon

"Lycurgus, Numa, Moses, Jesus Christ, Mohammed, all these great rogues, all these great thought-tyrants, knew how to associate the divinities they fabricated with their own boundless ambition." - Marquis De Sade

"There is one subject in religion, about which you can never know too much. That subject is Jesus Christ the Lord." - J C Ryle

"Concerning our Lord Jesus Christ, we must also be aware that he is our Advocate, and that without him we cannot approach God." - John Calvin

"If you want that splendid power in prayer, you must remain in loving, living, lasting, conscious, practical, abiding union with the Lord Jesus Christ." - Charles Spurgeon

"Prayer is simple, prayer is supernatural, and to anyone not related to our Lord Jesus Christ, prayer is apt to look stupid." - Oswald Chambers

"I'd rather be able to pray than to be a great preacher; Jesus Christ never taught his disciples how to preach, but only how to pray." - Dwight L Moody

"I pity the Hindu who does not see the beauty in Jesus Christ's character. I pity the Christian who does not reverence the Hindu Christ." - Swami Vivekananda

"Muhammad established a religion by putting his enemies to death; Jesus Christ by commanding his followers to lay down their lives." - Blaise Pascal

"Moses has revealed the existence of God to his nation. Jesus Christ to the Roman world, Muhammad to the old continent..." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"God's response to the belittlement of his name, from the beginning of time, has been the sacrifice of Jesus Christ on a Roman cross." - Matt Chandler

"The Church is not an association that wishes to promote a certain cause. It is not about a cause. It is about the person of Jesus Christ." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"A man who believes that he eats his God we do not call mad; yet, a man who says he is Jesus Christ, we call mad." - Claude Adrien Helvetius

"After the love which we owe Jesus Christ, we must give the chief place in our heart to the love of His Mother Mary." - Alphonsus Liguori

"What can a mere French minister do when associated with Lloyd George, who thinks he is Napoleon, and Woodrow Wilson, who thinks he is Jesus Christ?" - Georges Clemenceau

"I believe that we are saved by the grace of God because he loves us provided that we have faith in Jesus Christ." - Jimmy Carter

"Our conversion comes step by step, line upon line. We first build a foundation of faith in the Lord Jesus Christ." - Neil L. Andersen

"If I obey Jesus Christ in the seemingly random circumstances of life, they become pinholes through which I see the face of God." - Oswald Chambers

"Jesus Christ has undertaken by His redemption to put in me a heart so pure that God can see nothing to censure." - Oswald Chambers

"The gospel of Jesus Christ must be defended in every generation. It is always the center of attack by the forces of evil." - R C Sproul

"If anyone does not love the Lord Jesus Christ, let them be accursed at His coming. God save you from your fate. Amen!" - Alexander Anderson

"Do you see Jesus Christ as the son of God and believe in him as the route to salvation and eternal life?" - Howard Fineman

"God has chosen, through his son Jesus Christ, this time, this place for all Christians - Protestants, Catholics and Orthodox - to save our country and save our courts." - William H. Pryor, Jr.

"We're more popular than Jesus Christ now." - John Lennon

"All men are brothered in Jesus Christ." - Pope Pius XII

"God, through Jesus Christ, welcomes you anyhow," - Martin E. Marty

"Jesus Christ was the greatest republican." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Jesus Christ had a sense of destiny." - T. B. Joshua

"Jesus Christ, is this an NPR convention?" - Jack White

"Jesus Christ was God's revenue officer." - Billy Sunday

"Can Jesus Christ see the agony of His soul in us? He can't unless we are so closely identified with Him that we have His view concerning the people for whom we pray. May we learn to intercede so wholeheartedly that Jesus Christ will be completely and overwhelmingly satisfied with us as intercessors." - Oswald Chambers

"Anytime your banner becomes anything other than Jesus Christ you ought to be afraid of Hell. If your banner is "I'm a Calvinist", if your banner is "I'm a homeschooler", if your banner is this, that, or anything else, if you're rallying under any other name than Jesus Christ; you're in danger. You are in danger!" - Paul Washer

"Jesus Christ said turn the other cheek. Unfortunately Luis Figo is not Jesus Christ." - Luiz Felipe Scolari

"Not only do we know God through Jesus Christ, we only know ourselves through Jesus Christ." - Blaise Pascal

"Jesus Christ was God - the Personal God become man. He has manifested Himself many times in different forms and these alone are what you can worship. God in His absolute nature is not to be worshipped. Worshipping such God would be nonsense. We have to worship Jesus Christ, the human manifestation, as God. You cannot worship anything higher than the manifestation of God. The sooner you give up the worship of God separate from Christ, the better for you." - Swami Vivekananda

"All other passions build upon or flow from your passion for Jesus. A passion for souls grows out of a passion for Christ. A passion for missions builds upon a passion for Christ. The most crucial danger to a Christian, whatever his role, is to lack a passion of Christ. The most direct route to personal renewal and new effectiveness is a new all-consuming passion for Jesus. Lord, give us this passion, whatever the cost!" - Wesley L Duewel

"When it comes to my salvation, all I need is Jesus; after my salvation, everything is Jesus plus the church... When people preach that all you need is Jesus, they cut you and I off from one of the greatest sources of healing, which is the body of Christ. Dont go it alone - you wont make it." - Josh Mcdowell

"If the elect could perish then Jesus Christ should be very unfaithful to His Father because God the Father hath given this charge to Christ, that whomsoever He elected, Christ should preserve them safe, to bring them to heaven. John 6:39." - Christopher Love

"As the blood of Christ is the fountain of all merit, so the Spirit of Christ is the fountain of all spiritual life; and until he quicken us and infuse the principle of the divine life into our souls, we can put forth no hand, or vital act of faith, to lay hold upon Jesus Christ." - John Flavel

"Here we are told that Christ really lives in me, if I have accepted Christ as my Savior. In other words, we have the words of Jesus to the thief of the cross, 'Today thou wilt be with me in paradise.' Christ can say, 'Today thou wilt be with me in paradise,' and mean it. To die is to be with the Lord. It is not just an idea, it is a reality. But at the same time, Christ, the same Christ who gives the promise just as definitely, that when I have accepted Christ as my savior, he lives in me." - Francis Schaeffer

"Let every man and woman count himself immortal. Let him catch the revelation of Jesus in his resurrection. Let him say not merely, "Christ is risen," but "I shall rise."" - Phillips Brooks

"Ye [Anabaptists] be proud contemners of the free grace of God offered to man in Christ Jesus. For with the Pelagians and Papists ye are become teachers of free will, and defenders of your own righteousness" - John Knox

"It is by means of these that we attain perfect love, through the grace and compassion of our Lord Jesus Christ, to whom be glory through all the ages. Amen." - John Cassian

"I am an historian, I am not a believer, but I must confess as a historian that this penniless preacher from Nazareth is irrevocably the very center of history. Jesus Christ is easily the most dominant figure in all history." - H G Wells

"The most pressing question on the problem of faith is whether a man as a civilized being can believe in the divinity of the Son of God, Jesus Christ, for therein rests the whole of our faith." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"You cannot go outside of A and Z in the realm of literature; likewise Christ Jesus is First and Last of God's new creation, and all that is in between; you cannot get outside of that." - Theodore Austin-Sparks

"Jesus Christ came into the world to save sinners, even persecutors, the worst of sinners: his righteousness is sufficient for them; his Spirit is able to purify and change their hearts." - George Whitefield

"There are two hundred and fifty-six names given in the Bible for the Lord Jesus Christ, and I suppose this was because He was infinitely beyond all that any one name could express." - Billy Sunday

"Our mind is where our pleasure is, our heart is where our treasure is, our love is where our life is, but all these, our pleasure, treasure, and life, are reposed in Jesus Christ." - Thomas Adams

"He is the greatest influence in the world today. There is... a fifth Gospel being written - the work of Jesus Christ in the hearts and lives of men and nations." - William Griffith Thomas

"Jesus Christ carries on intercession for us in heaven; the Holy Ghost carries on intercession in us on earth; and we the saints have to carry on intercession for all men." - Oswald Chambers

"When Christ said: "I was hungry and you fed me," he didn't mean only the hunger for bread and for food; he also meant the hunger to be loved. Jesus himself experienced this loneliness." - Mother Teresa

"No sin is necessarily connected with sorrow of heart, for Jesus Christ our Lord once said, "My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, even to death." There was no sin in Him, and consequently none in His deep depression." - Charles Spurgeon

"We adore Thee most holy Lord Jesus Christ, here in all Thy Churches, which are in the whole world, because by Thy holy cross, Thou hast redeemed the world" - Francis Of Assisi

"We ask the risen Jesus, who turns death into life, to change hatred into love, vengeance into forgiveness, war into peace. Yes, Christ is our peace, and through him to implore peace for all the world." - Pope Francis

"The clergy converted the simple teachings of Jesus into an engine for enslaving mankind and adulterated by artificial constructions into a contrivance to filch wealth and power to themselves...these clergy, in fact, constitute the real Anti-Christ." - Thomas Jefferson

"Because Jesus Christ suffered greatly, He understands our suffering. He understands our grief. We experience hard things so that we too may have increased compassion and understanding for others." - Joseph B Wirthlin

"[Evangelization] is not something optional, but the very vocation of the People of God, a duty that corresponds to it by the command of the Lord Jesus Christ himself" - Pope Benedict Xvi

"In Jesus Christ, there is no distance or separation between the medium and the message: it is the one case where we can say that the medium and the message are fully one and the same." - Marshall Mcluhan

"What joy the gospel gives me! I can approach the throne of God with confidence-not because I've done a good job at my spiritual duties, but because I'm clothed in the righteousness of Jesus Christ." - C J Mahaney

"Our love for our Father in Heaven and the Lord Jesus Christ needs to be reflected in our daily choices and actions. They have promised peace, joy, and happiness to those who keep Their commandments." - M Russell Ballard

"In all religions, the quickening spirit has been symbolically represented as a bird. At the baptism, when Jesus body was in the water, the Spirit of Christ descended into it as a dove." - Max Heindel

"I give and bequeath my soul to Almighty God that gave it me, hoping that through the meritorious death and passion of our Savior and Redeemer Jesus Christ to receive absolution and remission for all my sins." - George Mason

"If any man doth ascribe of salvation, even the very least, to the free will of man, he knoweth nothing of grace, and he hath not learnt Jesus Christ aright." - Martin Luther

"There neither is, nor ever was, in the world, nor ever shall be, the least dram of holiness, but what, flowing from Jesus Christ, is communicated by the Spirit, according to the truth and promise of the gospel." - John Owen

"The opening of your hearts to receive the Lord Jesus Christ is not a work done by any power of your own, but the arm of the Lord is revealed therein." - John Flavel

"Reality, truth, and Jesus Christ are incredibly open-ended" - Brennan Manning

"Every step you make in Jesus Christ enrages the devil." - Leonard Ravenhill

"Jesus Christ is God's everything for man's total need." - Richard Halverson

"Jesus Christ came into the world to save sinners." - Archibald Alexander

"I see in my neighbor the Person of Jesus Christ." - Gerard Majella

"Be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus." - J. Vernon McGee

"The key to understanding the Bible is Jesus Christ." - J C Ryle

"For Jesus Christ I am prepared to suffer still more." - Maximilian Kolbe

"Fear cannot stay in the same house as Jesus Christ." - Jack Coe

"The religion of Jesus Christ is neither new nor strange." - Eusebius

"Real life begins by committing yourself completely to Jesus Christ." - Rick Warren

"If I were Jesus Christ, I would save Judas." - Victor Hugo

"Remember, your worth is founded in Jesus Christ." - Warren W. Wiersbe

"There's no greater model, in my view, than Jesus Christ." - Bill Maher

"Jesus Christ went to the cross to magnify his ego." - Robert H Schuller

"Be of good cheer, Jesus Christ maketh thee whole." - John Bunyan

"I'm not ashamed of the gospel of Jesus Christ..." - Charlie Daniels

"Jesus Christ is the LORD. I believe in that." - Barack Obama

"Apart from Jesus Christ you are spiritually bankrupt." - Johnny Hunt

"Jesus Christ will appear with me on the platform..." - Benny Hinn

"The evidence of Jesus Christ is lives changed." - T. B. Joshua

"I won't stand for censorship, not even from Jesus Christ." - Nelson Rodrigues

"We have the DNA of our Lord Jesus Christ." - Herschel Walker

"I know that all things are possible through Jesus Christ." - Jason Derulo

"They're not posing as being Jesus Christ all the time." - Jim Goad

"Jesus Christ was not begotten by the Holy Ghost." - Brigham Young

"The Church is presided over personally by Jesus Christ." - Richard G Scott

"I believe in the crucifixion of Jesus Christ." - Lou Holtz

"The Lord, Jesus Christ, is our perfect example of patience." - Joseph B Wirthlin

"The Lord Jesus Christ is our partner, helper and advocate." - Joseph B Wirthlin

"Where the preamble declares, that coercion is a departure from the plan of the holy author of our religion, an amendment was proposed by inserting "Jesus Christ," so that it would read "A departure from the plan of Jesus Christ, the holy author of our religion;" the insertion was rejected by the great majority, in proof that they meant to comprehend, within the mantle of its protection, the Jew and the Gentile, the Christian and Mohammedan, the Hindoo and Infidel of every denomination." - Thomas Jefferson

"It's absolutely absurd to say you are a disciple of Jesus Christ yet not bear the fruit of Jesus Christ." - Paul Washer

"It's absolutely absurd to say you are a disciple of Jesus Christ yet not bear the fruit of Jesus Christ." - Paul Washer

"Christianity means community through Jesus Christ and in Jesus Christ. No Christian community is more or less than this." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Christ is the Word of God. It is not in certain texts written in the New Testament, valuable as they are; it is not in certain words which Jesus spoke, vast as is their preciousness; it is in the Word, which Jesus is, that the great manifestation of God is made." - Phillips Brooks

"Jesus Christ is to me the outstanding personality of all time, all history, both as Son of God and as Son of Man. Everything he ever said or did has value for us today and that is something you can say of no other man, dead or alive. There is no easy middle ground to stroll upon. You either accept Jesus or reject him." - Sholem Asch

"I would know any man as a Christian, would rejoice to know any man as a Christian, whom Jesus would recognize as a Christian; and Jesus Christ, I am sure, in these old days recognized His followers even if they came after Him with the blindest sight, with the most imperfect recognition and acknowledgment of what He was and of what He could do." - Phillips Brooks

"To Jesus Christ I commend my soul; Lord Jesus, receive my soul." - Anne Boleyn

"The bodily resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead is the crowning proof of Christianity. If the resurrection did not take place, then Christianity is a false religion. If it did take place, then Christ is God and the Christian faith is absolute truth." - Henry M Morris

"Note that charity is given only to those who seek it, only to those who earnestly pray for it, only to those who are disciples of Christ. Before we can be filled with this pure love, we must start at the beginning with the first principle of the gospel. We must have "first, Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ."" - Joseph B Wirthlin

"There is nothing more pleasing to God, than to see a soul who patiently and serenely bears whatever crosses it is sent; this is how love is made, by putting lover and loved one on the same level. . . A soul who loves Jesus Christ desires to be treated the way Christ was treated-desires to be poor, despised and humiliated." - Alphonsus Liguori

"Most people think that Christianity is spelled DO: they look at the Bible or the life of Christ, and they simply try hard to live like Jesus. Christianity is really spelled DONE: it is what Christ has done that enables us to live a life of obedience.30" - Darrin Patrick

"Jesus Christ was treated as we deserved so that when we believe in Jesus, God treats us as Jesus deserves." - Timothy Keller

"The resurrection is the keystone of the arch on which our faith is supported. If Christ has not risen, we must impeach all those witnesses for lying. If Christ has not risen, we have no proof that the crucifixion of Jesus differed from that of the two thieves who suffered with him. If Christ has not risen, it is impossible to believe his atoning death was accepted." - Dwight L Moody

"Christ before me, Christ behind me,Christ in me..." - Saint Patrick

"Oh, eternal and everlasting God, direct my thoughts, words and work. Wash away my sins in the immaculate blood of the Lamb and purge my heart by Thy Holy Spirit. Daily, frame me more and more in the likeness of Thy son, Jesus Christ, that living in Thy fear, and dying in Thy favor, I may in thy appointed time obtain the resurrection of the justified unto eternal life. Bless, O Lord, the whole race of mankind and let the world be filled with the knowledge of Thee and Thy son, Jesus Christ." - George Washington

"Every time you say no to Jesus Christ, it makes it that much harder for you to say yes to Jesus Christ." - Adrian Rogers

"The Gospel of John opens with Jesus Christ in the bosom of God, and closes with the sinner in the bosom of Jesus Christ." - Dwight L Moody

"Jesus Christ as only an example will crush you. You'll never be able to live up to it. But Jesus Christ as the Lamb will save you." - Timothy Keller

"Only Christ could have conceived Christ." - Joseph Parker

"Jesus Christ does not teach us a spirituality 'of closed eyes,' but one of 'alertness,' one which entails an absolute duty to take notice of the needs of others and of situations involving those whom the Gospel tells us are our neighbors....The gaze of Jesus, what 'his eyes' teach us, leads to human closeness, solidarity, giving time, sharing our gifts and even our material goods." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"If men pride themselves on the fact that Jesus Christ was born of their sex, the answer is that this was necessary for the sake of decency, for if he had been a woman, it would have been impossible for Jesus to go out at all hours of the day and the night and mingle with the crowds to convert them and to help and save mankind, without creating a scandal ..." - Marie de Gournay

"Jesus was not the man he was as a result of making Jesus Christ his personal savior." - Alan Watts

"I loved playing Jesus in Jesus Christ Superstar. I mean you can't do better than playing God!" - Hugh Panaro

"Jesus Christ was the ultimate influencer. My life has been influenced by Jesus more than anyone else." - Johnny Hunt

"It is only when we love God and Christ with all of our hearts, souls, and minds that we are able to share this love with our neighbors through acts of kindness and service... When this pure love of Christ-or charity-envelops us, we think, feel, and act more like Heavenly Father and Jesus would think, feel, and act. Our motivation and heartfelt desire are like unto that of the Savior." - M Russell Ballard

"No, you can take it from an expert in cover-ups-I've lived through Watergate-that nothing less than a resurrected Christ could have caused those men to maintain to their dying whispers that Jesus is alive and is Lord. Two thousand years later, nothing less than the power of the risen Christ could inspire Christians around the world to remain faithful-despite prison, torture, and death." - Charles Colson

"I bare witness that our living hope is in Jesus Christ.. I testify that with Christ, darkness cannot succeed." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

"Dear young people, we have seen that it is the Holy Spirit who brings about the wonderful communion of believers in Jesus Christ. True to his nature as giver and gift alike, he is even now working through you. Let unifying love be your measure; abiding love your challenge; self-giving love your mission!" - Pope Benedict Xvi

"The story of Jesus Christ appearing after he was dead is the story of an apparition, such as timid imaginations can always create in vision, and credulity believe. Stories of this kind had been told of the assassination of Julius Caesar." - Thomas Paine

"Worship has been misunderstood as something that arises from a feeling which "comes upon you," but it is vital that we understand that it is rooted in a conscious act of the will, to serve and obey the Lord Jesus Christ." - Graham Kendrick



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