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Obedience Christianity Quotes


"The virtue of Christianity is obedience." - Julius Charles Hare

"Since when has obedience to Christ and His Gospel become optional to Christianity?" - K.P. Yohannan

"The virtue of paganism was strength; the virtue of Christianity is obedience." - Augustus Hare

"Strength was the virtue of paganism; obedience is the virtue of Christianity." - David Hare

"Lawful worship consists in obedience alone." - John Calvin

"Christianity is a pestilent superstition." - Tacitus

"If evolution wins, Christianity goes!" - William Jennings Bryan

"A local cult, called Christianity." - Thomas Hardy

"Christianity loses its scriptural fidelity and internal power when it no longer affirms both sola fide and the necessity of obedience." - Kevin Deyoung

"With an abstract idea it is possible to enter into a relation of formal knowledge, to become enthusiastic about it, and perhaps even to put it into practice; but it can never be followed in personal obedience. Christianity without the living Christ is inevitably Christianity without discipleship, and Christianity without discipleship is always Christianity without Christ." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Unquestioning obedience is for slaves, the uneducated and the pathetic." - Trudi Canavan

"Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character." - Robert E Lee

"One act of obedience is better than one hundred sermons." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Teachability and trust always leads to total obedience." - Ed Townsend

"Why not give Christianity a trial?" - George Bernard Shaw

"Christianity is in its nature revolutionary" - Walter Rauschenbusch

"The original language of Christianity is translation." - Lamin Sanneh

"Christianity, of course... but why journalism?" - Arthur Balfour

"Christianity is in its nature revolutionary." - Walter Rauschenbusch

"Two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Christianity is a battle not a dream." - Wendell Phillips

"Christianity is part of the common law." - James Wilson

"The conversion of a savage to Christianity is the conversion of Christianity to savagery." - George Bernard Shaw

"There has always been a hermeneutic problem in Christianity because Christianity proceeds from a proclamation." - Paul Ricoeur

"A Christianity that is in conflict with the Scriptures isn't Christianity at all." - Randall Terry

"Christianity is not a law of bondage; and if it respect the hand of God which sometimes raises up tyrants, it draws up where obedience degenerates into guilty cowardice." - Jean-Baptiste Henri Lacordaire

"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

"People try to persuade us that the objections against Christianity spring from doubt. That is a complete misunderstanding. The objections against Christianity spring from insubordination, the dislike of obedience, rebellion against all authority. As a result, people have hitherto been beating the air in their struggle against objections, because they have fought intellectually with doubt instead of fighting morally with rebellion." - Soren Kierkegaard

"All men who give up themselves in obedience unto God, they are received in Christ's obedience, viz. in the fulfilling of the obedience, the Jew and the Christian, and so likewise the heathen who has neither the law nor Gospel." - Jakob Bohme

"Obedience to Truth is obedience to Love." - Fulton J Sheen

"Greatness is a lot of small things done well. Day after day, workout after workout, obedience after obedience, day after day." - Ray Lewis

"There was a time when we expected nothing of our children but obedience, as opposed to the present, when we expect everything of them but obedience." - Anatole Broyard

"I do not find in orthodox Christianity one redeeming feature." - Thomas Jefferson

"To destroy Christianity, we must first destroy the British Empire." - Karl Marx

"Christianity did not destroy paganism; it adopted it." - Will Durant

"Christianity is not just for the strong; it's for everyone." - Timothy Keller

"Christianity is an entirely new way of being human." - Maximus the Confessor

"No nations are more warlike than those which profess Christianity." - Pierre Bayle

"In the name of Christ, I quit Christianity." - Anne Rice

"The God of Evangelical Christianity is a Monster." - William P Young

"The complacency of Christians is the scandal of Christianity." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"A Godly life is always the best advertisement for Christianity." - Geoffrey B. Wilson

"What brought me to Christianity is Incarnation, not Ressurection." - Paul Virilio

"Catholicism is the most philosophical branch of Christianity." - Tim Crane

"Christianity is not a religion; it's an industry." - Anonymous

"Christianity, boring? So is television...if we don't plug in." - Reinhard Bonnke

"Christianity has always embraced both reason and faith." - Dinesh Dsouza

"Christianity is the very root and foundation of Western civilization." - Dinesh Dsouza

"Christianity is part of the Common Law of England." - Matthew Hale

"Nothing is more depressing and more illogical than aggressive Christianity." - Gerald Vann

"Christianity is the enemy of liberty and civilization." - August Bebel

"I have high standards I hold myself to, besides Christianity." - Jason David Frank

"No form of Christianity is absolutely and only true." - Frederick Henry Hedge

"In Britain, Christianity is dying. Islam, unfortunately, isn't." - Richard Dawkins

"Christianity taught men that love is worth more than intelligence." - Jacques Maritain

"Christianity is why the 'Duck Dynasty' family is still together." - Si Robertson

"Christianity provides a unified answer for the whole of life." - Francis Schaeffer

"I did not set out to convert anyone to Christianity." - J K Rowling

"The essential point of view of Christianity is sin." - Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Sc

"Christianity means a lot more than church membership." - Billy Sunday

"The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness." - William Blake

"Evangelical Christianity, as everyone knows, is founded upon hate, as the Christianity of Christ was founded upon love." - H L Mencken

"Christianity has not conquered nationalism; the opposite has been the case nationalism has made Christianity its footstool." - Arthur Keith

"God seeks comrades and claims love, The devil seeks slaves and claims obedience." - Rabindranath Tagore

"The pleasure we feel in music springs from the obedience which is in it." - Henry David Thoreau

"Physical maturity is bound to time. Spiritual maturity is bound to obedience." - John Bevere

"Obedience is' a lack of fear. It's just doing it scared." - Jen Hatmaker

"Great moves of God are usually preceded by simple acts of obedience." - Steven Furtick

"Obedience may have its uses, but it is no substitute for willing, uncoerced co-operation." - Eleanor Roosevelt

"Obedience, you know, is Good Luck's mother, wedded to Salvation, they say." - Aeschylus

"Let us be humble and keep ourselves down: - Obedience! Humility! Detachment!" - Philip Neri

"The whole duty of man is summed up in obedience to God's will." - George Washington

"Maturity involves two elements: 1) immediate obedience in specific situations and 2) long-range character growth." - Larry Crabb

"Religion is more like response to a friend than it is like obedience to an expert." - Austin Farrer

"What we call 'morals' is simply blind obedience to words of command." - Havelock Ellis

"Grades don't measure anything other than your relevant obedience to a manager." - John Taylor Gatto

"Rules are for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men." - Harry Day

"I know the power obedience has of making things easy which seem impossible." - Teresa of Avila

"Force does not constitute right... obedience is due only to legitimate powers." - Jeanjacques Rousseau

"If you don't plan to live the Christian life totally committed to knowing your God and to walking in obedience to Him, then don't begin; for this is what Christianity is all about. It is a change of citizenship, a change of governments, a change of allegience. If you have no intention of letting Christ rule your life, then forget Christianity; it's not for you." - Kay Arthur

"Christianity does not oppose debauchery and uncontrollable passions and the like as much as it opposes... flat mediocrity, this nauseating atmosphere, this homey, civil togetherness, where admittedly great crimes, wild excesses, and powerful aberrations cannot easily occur - but where God's unconditional demand has even greater difficulty in accomplishing what it requires: the majestic obedience of submission." - Soren Kierkegaard

"Many argue that Christianity is "different" from other religions - that it is primarily about love of one's fellow man. The Crusades, The Inquisition, Calvin's Geneva all prove that this is not the case. These events were pre-eminently about obedience to authority." - Andrew Bernstein

"The belief in eternal torment, still subscribed to by fundamentalist Christian denominations, undoubtedly ranks as the most vicious and reprehensible doctrine of classical Christianity. It has resulted in an incalculable amount of psychological torture, especially among children where it is employed as a terror tactic to prompt obedience." - George H. Smith

"When obedience to the Divine precepts keeps pace with knowledge, in the mind of any man, that man is a Christian; and when the fruits of Christianity are produced, that man is a disciple of our blessed Lord, let his profession of religion be what it may." - Joseph Lancaster

"There is nothing intrinsic linking any religion with any act of violence. The crusades don't prove that Christianity was violent. The Inquisition doesn't prove that Christianity tortures people. But that Christianity did torture people." - Salman Rushdie

"Obedience without faith is possible, but not faith without obedience." - Anonymous

"Civil disobedience is not our problem. Our problem is civil obedience. Our problem is that people all over the world have obeyed the dictates of leaders . . . . and millions have been killed because of this obedience . . . ." - Howard Zinn

"Thus it was that in obedience to the law laid down by his mother, and in obedience to the law of that unknown and nameless thing, fear, he kept away from the mouth of the cave." - Jack London

"The reason that Christianity is the best friend of government is because Christianity is the only religion that changes the heart." - Thomas Jefferson

"If Jesus does come down out of the clouds like a superhero, Christianity will stand revealed as a science. That will be the science of Christianity." - Sam Harris

"Mormonism, it seems to me, is-objectively-just a little more idiotic than Christianity is. It has to be: because it is Christianity plus some very stupid ideas." - Sam Harris

"What a dangerous objection it would be against Christianity, therefore, if paganism had a definition of sin which Christianity had to acknowledge was correct." - Soren Kierkegaard

"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

"I didn't come to Christianity for money, I came to Christianity because this is the way we can live a better life." - Mosab Hassan Yousef

"He who begins by loving Christianity more than Truth, will proceed by loving his sect or church better than Christianity, and end in loving himself better than all." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"The real evidence for Jesus and Christianity is in how Jesus and the Christianity based on him manifest themselves in the lives of practicing Christians." - Lionel Blue

"The Christian Coalition is still about Christianity, even if it's an idea of Christianity that many Christians might not go along with." - Salman Rushdie

"True obedience is true freedom." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Faith is obedience, nothing else." - Emil Brunner

"God cares more about your obedience to His Spirit's leading TODAY than what you will do next year." - Francis Chan

"obedience is a great danger." - E. M. Broner

"He that accepts protection, stipulates obedience. We have always protected the Americans; we may therefore subject them to government." - Samuel Johnson

"Faith is obedience, not compliance." - George Macdonald

"Kingdom obedience is kingdom abundance" - Dallas Willard

"Our problem is civil obedience" - Matt Damon

"The strongest is never strong enough always to be master, unless he transforms strength into right, and obedience into duty." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"The mere impulse of appetite is slavery, while obedience to the law we prescribe to ourselves is liberty." - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

"Obedience is better than sacrifice." - Bible

"Obedience is a hard profession." - Pierre Corneille

"Obedience to the law of chastity will increase our happiness in mortality and make possible our progress in eternity." - David A Bednar

"Traditional Islam is a mixture of all obedience to Allah, and if that requires militancy, so be it." - Deepak Chopra

"It is with obedience to your call that I take up the burden of government leadership for the final time." - Kamisese Mara

"Obedience decks the Christian most." - Friedrich Schiller

"Obedience is the Christian's crown." - Friedrich Schiller

"Through obedience learn to command." - Plato

"Obedience completes itself in understanding." - Phillips Brooks

"If obedience is the result of the instinct of the masses, revolt is the result of their thought." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Christianity has always insisted that the cross we bear always precedes the crown we wear." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"The only thing wrong with Christianity is the lack of suffering." - Winston Churchill

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

"Revival is simply New Testament Christianity, the saints going back to normal." - Vance Havner

"Women are a new race, recreated since the world received Christianity." - Henry Ward Beecher

"The peculiar doctrine of Christianity is that of a universal sacrifice and perpetual propitiation." - Samuel Johnson

"In the process of replacing the old religions, Christianity became a religion." - Alexander Schmemann

"Today we are engaged in a final, all-out battle between communistic atheism and Christianity." - Joseph McCarthy

"One is not converted to christianity; one must be morbid enough for it." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"It is our taste that decides against Christianity now, no longer our reasons." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Christianity is an extreme call to a radical life following a revolutionary leader." - Steve Saint

"Christianity and Western civilization-what countless crimes have been committed in thy name!" - Ngugi wa Thiong'o

"To me [Christianity] was all nonsense based on that profane compilation of fables called the Bible." - Bill Haywood

"Christianity can be condensed into four words: Admit, Submit, Commit and Transmit." - Samuel Wilberforce

"Christianity makes suffering contagious." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"With the rise of Christianity, faith replaced thought as the bringer of immortality." - Hannah Arendt

"Hopefully, I'll be remembered as the person who brought an end to Christianity." - Marilyn Manson

"If Christianity needed an Anti-Christ, they needed look no farther than Paul." - Jeremy Bentham

"Christianity might be a good thing if anyone ever tried it." - George Bernard Shaw

"Christianity in its ideas was never the art of the possible." - Barbara Tuchman

"Politeness is practical Christianity." - Orville Dewey

"The resurrection makes Christianity the most irritating religion on the face of the earth." - Timothy Keller

"Christianity is just as threatening as radical Islam in a country like America" - Rosie O'Donnell

"Christianity stamped its character on jurisprudence; for empire has ever a connection with the priesthood." - Baron de Montesquieu

"Socialism is, in fact, a form of Christianity, people wishing to imitate Christ." - Kurt Vonnegut

"If Christianity had asserted itself in Germany, six million Jews would have lived." - Malcolm X

"Christianity is Christ!" - Henry Allen Ironside

"What many people today assume Christianity to be is basically Plutarch plus Jesus." - N T Wright

"Cargo cults fascinate me partly because Christianity itself is in many ways a cargo cult." - Nick Laird

"I don't perceive an anti-religious agenda, especially with regard to Christians and Christianity." - Bill Nye

"Religion is man's attempt to reach God and Christianity is God's attempt to reach man." - Greg Laurie

"The real truth, I thought, in terms of what faith is and what Christianity is." - Martin Scorsese

"Has the pope questioned the Christianity of the Castro brothers, of any other private citizen?" - Rush Limbaugh



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