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Names Of Jesus Quotes


"Elementary propositions consist of names." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"I refuse to pronounce the names of possession and nonpossession." - Monique Wittig

"Charles Dickens was an avid seeker of names - he read directories and looked for odd names on gravestones." - Jane Smiley

"I collect names for characters. Names are valuable; they can be your first source of insight into a character." - Spike Lee

"the life of Jesus recapitulates key elements in the earlier story of Israel. For a moment, as Jesus stands on the mountain giving the famous sermon, he is Moses. For a moment, answering his critics about his actions on the sabbath, he is David. For a moment, as he calls and names the twelve disciples, he is perhaps Jacob, bringing the twelve patriarchs into the world. For a moment, healing the sick and raising the dead, he is Elijah or Elisha. And so on. In the transfiguration he actually meets Moses and Elijah." - N T Wright

"Jesus is not from Georgia. Jesus does not speak English. And Jesus is not a member of the NRA." - Robert Wright

"I kept thinking how they were all names of dead people, and how names are basically the only thing dead people keep." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"Every body consists of three ingredients. The names of these are Sulphur, Mercury, and Salt." - Paracelsus

"Without the grace of Jesus: a hopeless end. With the grace of Jesus: an endless hope." - Rick Warren

"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

"A name? Oh, Jesus Christ. Ah, God, I've been called by a million names all my life. I don't want a name. I'm better off with a grunt or a groan for a name." - Bernardo Bertolucci

"I can't really remember the names of the clubs that we went to." - Shaquille O'Neal

"Well, I don't remember all the names of all the clubs we went to" - Shaquille O'Neal

"The pyramids, attached with age, have forgotten the names of their founders." - R Buckminster Fuller

"Truth is one, the sages speak of it by many names." - Joseph Campbell

"I remember a couple of instrumental albums, just don't ask the names." - Big Jim Sullivan

"Language alone protects us from the scariness of things with no names. Language alone is meditation." - Toni Morrison

"Some Americans need hyphens in their names because only part of them has come over." - Woodrow Wilson

"If I could remember the names of all these particles, I would have been a botanist." - Enrico Fermi

"The roll of honor consists of the names of meant who have squared their conduct by ideals of duty." - Woodrow Wilson

"Abstract words such as glory, honor, courage, or hallow were obscene beside the concrete names of villages, the numbers of roads, the names of rivers, the numbers of regiments and the dates." - Ernest Hemingway

"A poet's job is to find a name for everything: to be a fearless finder of the names of things." - Jane Kenyon

"Jesus took His flesh from the flesh of Mary" - Saint Augustine

"[Jesus] invoked a different kind of power: love, not coercion." - Philip Yancey

"In a conflict of loyalty, obey Jesus at all costs." - Oswald Chambers

"The birth of Jesus is the sunrise in the Bible." - Henry Van Dyke

"Nomenclature, the other foundation of botany, should provide the names as soon as the classification is made... If the names are unknown knowledge of the things also perishes... For a single genus, a single name." - Carl Linnaeus

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

"The danger with mentioning names is that you hurt the feelings of people that you leave out." - Rush Limbaugh

"If you eliminate the names of Lincoln, Washington, Roosevelt, Jackson and Wilson, both conventions would get out three days earlier." - Will Rogers

"Matter and force are the two names of the one artist who fashions the living as well as the lifeless." - Thomas Huxley

"Discard your former slave-master's names and be willing and ready to accept one of Allah's Pure and Righteous Names that He Alone will give our people from His Own Mouth! A good name is, indeed, better than gold." - Elijah Muhammad

"The Tower. He would come to the Dark Tower and there he would sing their names; there he would sing their names; there he would sing all their names. The sun stained the east a dusky rose, and at last Roland, no longer the last gunslinger but one of the last three, slept and dreamed his angry dreams through which there ran only that one soothing blue thread: There I will sing all their names!" - Stephen King

"As Lord Chesterfield said of the generals of his day, 'I only hope that when the enemy reads the list of their names, he trembles as I do." - Duke Of Wellington

"He had tattooed all of the names of the men he had killed on his body...unfortunately he had run out of room." - Anthony Horowitz

"If I can assign names as well as pictures to objects, the right assignment of them we may call truth, and the wrong assignment of them falsehood." - Socrates

"Who built the seven gates of Thebes? In the books are listed the names of kings. Did the kings heave up the building blocks?" - Bertolt Brecht

"Ideas about life organize perception; names of emotions organize sensations; rules of syntax organize thought. But pain comes on its own." - Mason Cooley

"Shuttles in the rocking loom of history, the dark ships move, the dark ships move, their bright ironical names like jests of kindness on a murderer's mouth" - Robert Hayden

"Without Jesus they were the great priests of the temple; with Jesus suddenly they were nobodies. In the presence of Jesus there was God himself and all the priests felt their glory had been taken away." - Rajneesh

"Religions all have different names, but they all contain the same truths. ... I think the people of our religion should be tolerant and understand people believe different things." - Muhammad Ali

"I do not know the names of all the weeds and plants, I have to do as Adam did in his garden... name things as I find them." - Charles Dudley Warner

"When God writes our names in the 'Lamb's Book of Life' He doesn't do it with an eraser handy. He does it for eternity." - R C Sproul

"Nothing is so common as to see a political upheaval pass practically unnoticed merely because the names of the leaders and their parties remain the same." - Constant Lambert

"There are only three American names that are known in every corner of the globe: Singer sewing machines, Coca Cola and Elizabeth Arden." - Elizabeth Arden

"... all my life I've been terrible at remembering people's names. I once introduced a friend of mine as Martini. Her name was actually Olive." - Tallulah Bankhead

"The repetition of the holy names reveals a presence hidden within the heart. Something begins to happen that's very disturbing - we get happy." - Krishna Das

"Only in death will we have our own names since only in death are we no longer part of the effort. In death we become heroes." - Chuck Palahniuk

"Children and savages use only nouns or names of things, which they convert into verbs, and apply to analogous mental acts." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"My father names me Autolycus, who being, as I am, littered under Mercury, was likewise a snapper-up of unconsidered trifles." - William Shakespeare

"I'm not the kind of actor that gets crazy with [directors'] names, what draws me toward a project is the material itself." - Javier Bardem

"Whoever wishes to meet Jesus must meet him in places where brothers and sisters of Jesus are hungry, thirsty, naked, unwanted, sick or in prison. Whoever keeps himself distant from these places remains distant from Jesus." - Richard Wurmbrand

"Many times we say Jesus is first in our life, and i get that, but Jesus should not be first, He should be center of everything." - Israel Houghton

"We do our work for Jesus and with Jesus. It's not a matter of praying some times and working others. We pray the work." - Mother Teresa

"In our fluctuations of feelings, it is well to remember that Jesus admits no change in His affections; your heart is not the compass Jesus saileth by." - Samuel Rutherford

"He [Jesus] has no need of our works but only of our love." - Therese Of Lisieux

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

"Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament is the Living Heart of each of our parishes" - Pope Paul Vi

"At the heart of Christian faith is the story of Jesus death and resurrection." - John Ortberg

"When we pray in the name of Jesus, we carry the authority of heaven." - Eric Ludy

"True names," said September wonderingly. "These are all true names. Like, when your parents call you to dinner and you don't come and they call again but you still don't come, and they call you by all your names together, and then, of course, you have to come, and right quick. Because true names have power, like Lye said. But I never told anyone my true name. The Green Wind told me not to. I didn't understand what he meant, but I do now." - Catherynne M Valente

"Jesus Messiah, name above all names, blessed Redeemer, Emmanuel, the rescue for sinners, the ransom from Heaven, Jesus Messiah, Lord of all." - Chris Tomlin

"He who wants to learn true humility should reflect upon the Passion of Jesus. (267)" - Mary Faustina Kowalska

"Jesus reserved his hardest words for the hidden sins of hypocrisy, pride, greed and legalism." - Philip Yancey

"The teaching of Jesus, if properly understood, would do away with organized temple worship altogether." - Wallace D. Wattles

"The church lives because it witholds the results of the historical Jesus-research from you" - Hans Conzelmann

"Jesus heals your PAST, is your very PRESENT help and takes care of your FUTURE." - Joseph Prince

"Jesus was a lover of life, a very affirmative person, but Christianity is life-negative." - Rajneesh

"Jesus never heard of Beethoven and Bach. Why aren't we playing more country music in church ?" - Tex Sample

"When everything comes from Jesus, it is spiritual insanity to have any form of pride." - Derwin L. Gray

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

"Jesus Christ is in every way sufficient to the vast desires of the soul." - John Flavel

"I bet you a handful of Chili's coupons that Jesus had a foot fetish." - Corey Taylor

"A community of Jesus which seeks to hide itself has ceased to follow him." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Discipleship is the process of becoming who Jesus would be if he were you." - Dallas Willard

"Our hope will never be found in the efforts of man, but in Jesus Christ alone." - James Robison

"No time in history has the Church of Jesus Christ gone down!" - Loren Cunningham

"The only wounds that define us are the wounds of Jesus Christ." - Louie Giglio

"The birth, death, and resurrection of Jesus means that one day everything sad will come untrue...." - J R R Tolkien

"Jesus Christ only had twelve, you know, and one of them was a double." - John Le Carre

"How can we love sin, when we remember that because of our sins Jesus died?" - J C Ryle

"More evangelicals today will visit abortion mills as clients than as ambassadors of Jesus Christ." - R. C. Sproul, Jr.

"Jesus always pointed people towards a better version of themselves - particularly when they'd failed." - Bob Goff

"Jesus H. Christ. I have new respect for the female of the species suddenly." - Nalini Singh

"The greatest competitor of devotion to Jesus is service for Him." - Oswald Chambers

"Jesus never allowed His theology to get in the way of His ministry." - Andy Stanley

"The gospel of Jesus Christ opens the path to what we may become." - D. Todd Christofferson

"Salvation could not come to the world without the mediation of Jesus Christ." - Joseph Smith Jr

"Jesus is God's way of refusing to give up his dream for the world." - Rob Bell

"Rock musicians are consistent in their disdain and irreverent treatment of Jesus Christ." - Tim Lahaye

"True spirituality consists in living moment to moment by the grace of Jesus Christ." - Francis Schaeffer

"Jesus wants to make us holy at all costs. . .He offers you continual proof of this." - Pio of Pietrelcina

"The greatest challenge the church faces today is to be authentic disciples of Jesus." - Dallas Willard

"The life of Jesus suggests that to be like Abba is to show compassion." - Brennan Manning

"The Enemy is overcome by the blessed Passion and Death of our Lord Jesus Christ." - Julian of Norwich

"We must pray to Jesus to give us that tenderness of the Eucharist." - Mother Teresa

"Certain names always awake certain prejudices." - Philibert Joseph Roux

"George Bush, within a week of this [the 9/11 attacks], in a speech, attempting to distinguish US from the Muslim fundamentalists, said Our God is the God who named the stars. The problem is: two-thirds of all stars that have names, have Arabic names. I don't think he knew this. That would confound the point that he was making." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

"There are too many coy books full of talking animals, whimsical children, and condescending adults. (Some of the most famous animals in the world have talked, but they talked real talk and they weren't called silly names like Doody and Mooloo. They were called names like The Cheshire Cat and they asked sensible questions like "Did you say pig, or fig?")" - Katharine Sergeant Angell White

"Religion is not an imitation of Jesus or Mohammed. Even if an imitation is good, it is never genuine. Be not an imitation of Jesus, but be Jesus, You are quite as great as Jesus, Buddha, or anybody else. If we are not ... we must struggle and be. I would not be exactly like Jesus. It is unnecessary that I should be born a Jew." - Swami Vivekananda

"The names of all fine authors are fictitious ones, far more so than that of Junius,-simply standing, as they do, for the mystical, ever-eluding Spirit of all Beauty, which ubiquitously possesses men of genius." - Herman Melville

"Any use of the names of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, in connection with any violence or killing of police, is reprehensible and against the pursuit of justice in both cases." - Al Sharpton

"Atonement by the blood of Jesus is not an arm of Christian truth; it is the heart of it." - Charles Spurgeon

"In Jesus, the service of God and the service of the least of the brethren were one." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"All of the images of Jesus and of the kingdom are small things: be a light in the darkness." - Philip Yancey

"The Crucifixion, Atonement, and Resurrection of Jesus Christ mark the beginning of a Christian Life, not the end of it." - Jeffrey R. Holland

"The secret of Christianity is in being. It is in being a possessor of the nature of Jesus Christ." - John G. Lake

"The Kantian philosophy is no more than at best a half-secularized version of such a theocratic ethics, with "Reason" in the place of God. This does not amount to much more than a change of names." - Raymond Geuss

"The the man of metaphor: while the philosopher is interested only in the truth of meaning, beyond even signs and names, and the sophist manipulates empty signs...the poet plays on the multiplicity of signifieds." - Jacques Derrida

"I used my captors names every chance I had. It was intentional, a way of reminding them that I saw them, of pegging them, of making them see me in return." - Amanda Lindhout

"When childhood dies, its corpses are called adults and they enter society, one of the politer names of Hell. That is why we dread children, even if we love them. They show us the state of our decay." - Brian Aldiss

"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

"Theologians have felt no hesitation in founding a system of speculative thought on the teachings of Jesus; and yet Jesus was never an inhabitant of the realm of speculative thought." - Walter Rauschenbusch

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

"It is through an unbroken chain of witnesses that we come to see the face of Jesus." - Pope Francis

"To the corruptions of Christianity I am indeed opposed; but not to the genuine precepts of Jesus himself." - Thomas Jefferson

"We offer our prayers in weakness but they ascend in power because of the blood of Jesus." - Mike Bickle

"The whole life story of Jesus, on the human side, is the life story of One who lived by faith." - G. Campbell Morgan

"May the World Day of Consecrated Life be a timely occasion to rediscover the centrality of Jesus in our lives." - Pope Francis

"JESUS WILL LIFT you out of the deepest pit, but He will not lift you out of your easy chair." - Reinhard Bonnke

"Jesus drank a cup of wrath without mercy, that we might drink a cup of mercy without wrath." - J. Oswald Sanders

"In the silence of our hearts, God speaks of His love; with our silence, we allow Jesus to love us." - Mother Teresa

"Jesus did not say: 'One of you go', but 'All of you go': we are sent together." - Pope Francis

"There is no cure for the ills of the world except the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ." - Joseph Fielding Smith

"The central point of the Kingdom of Jesus Christ is a personal relationship with Him, not public usefulness to others." - Oswald Chambers

"The love of Jesus is the source of salvation. He loves, he looks, he touches us, we live." - Charles Spurgeon

"Prayer is the hand of faith on the door knob of your heart, inviting Jesus to enter." - Max Lucado

"The gospel of Jesus Christ is that penetrating light which shines through the darkness of our lives." - Thomas S Monson

"The depth, width, ferocity, and immensity of God is seen most spectacularly in the gospel of Jesus Christ." - Matt Chandler

"There is not an inch of any sphere of life over which Jesus Christ does not say, 'Mine.'" - Abraham Kuyper

"Love makes its record in deeper colors as we grow out of childhood into manhood; as the Emperors signed their names in green ink when under age, but when of age, in purple." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"Society everywhere is in conspiracy against the manhood of every one of its members. The virtue in most request is conformity. Self-reliance is its aversion. It loves not realities and creators, but names and customs." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The naming of cats is a difficult matter. It isn't just one of your holiday games. You may think at first I'm mad as a hatter. When I tell you a cat must have three different names..." - T S Eliot

"The entire merit of a man can never be made known; nor the sum of his demerits, if he have them. We are only known by our names; as letters sealed up, we but read each other's superscriptions." - Herman Melville

"A watchful eye must be kept on ourselves lest while we are building ideal monuments of Renown and Bliss here we neglect to have our names enrolled in the Annals of Heaven." - James Madison

"The neighbourhood is a place of...intrigue and emotional espionage, where when two people stop to talk on the street their tongues are like the two halves of a scissor coming together, cutting reputations and good names to shreds." - Nadeem Aslam

"I am in love with every church And mosque And temple And any kind of shrine Because I know it is there That people say the different names Of the One God." - Hafez

"I never, in any city I've ever been in, never remember the names of streets. The longest place I ever lived in was for five years and I didn't know the name of the next street over." - Christian Bale

"As in my other works of fiction: All persons living and dead are purely coincidental, and should not be construed. No names have been changed to protect the innocent. Angels protect the innocent as a matter of Heavenly routine." - Kurt Vonnegut

"I never heard of an old man forgetting where he had buried his money! Old people remember what interests them: the dates fixed for their lawsuits, and the names of their debtors and creditors." - Cicero

"Jesus disclosed that God is compassionate. Jesus spoke of God that way: "Be compassionate, as God is compassionate." Compassion is the primary quality of the central figures in two of his most famous parables: the father in the parable of the Prodigal Son and the Good Samaritan. And Jesus himself, as a manifestation of the sacred, is often spoken of as embodying compassion." - Marcus Borg

"For never has there been, in modern times, such a Homeric world, where so much value is pinned onto the utterance of name! Entire conversations, entire lives, are devoted to the act of naming people, and in Pakistan the affluent would be totally devoid of talk if they were unable to take names in vain. Caste and all its subclassifications are recreated every day in the structure of a conversation that knows which names to name ..." - Sara Suleri

"Our doctrinal obligation is to our own ancestors. This is because the celestial organization of heaven is based on families. The First Presidency has encouraged members, especially youth and young single adults, to emphasize family history work and ordinances for their own family names or the names of ancestors of their ward and stake members. We need to be connected to both our roots and branches. The thought of being associated in the eternal realm is indeed glorious." - Quentin L. Cook

"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

"What offends Him and what wounds His Heart is the lack of confidence...Your heart is made to love Jesus, to love Him passionately...We have only the short moments of our life to love Jesus!" - Therese Of Lisieux

"The marks of Jesus are imprisonment, chains, scourgings, blows and stoning in bearing testimony to the Gospel. Galatians 6:17 - 17 Finally, let no one cause me trouble, for I bear on my body the marks of Jesus." - John Calvin

"Paul believed, in fact, that Jesus had gone through death and out the other side. Jesus had gone into a new mode of physicality, for which there was no precedent and of which there was, as yet, no other example." - N T Wright

"If I am going to know who Jesus is, I must obey Him. The majority of us don't know Jesus because we have not the remotest intention of obeying Him." - Oswald Chambers

"Jesus didn't die to make us safe. He died to make us dangerous! Faithfulness isn't holding the fort. It's storming the gates of hell with the light and love of Jesus Christ." - Mark Batterson

"An election cannot give a country a firm sense of direction if it has two or more national parties which merely have different names, but are as alike in their principals and aims as two peas in the same pod." - Franklin D Roosevelt



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