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Questioning God Quotes


"Quit questioning God and start trusting Him!" - Joel Osteen

"The reason people lose their healing is because they begin questioning if God really did it." - Benny Hinn

"The reason people lose their healing, is because they begin questioning if God really did it." - Benny Hinn

"I was 13 when I was started questioning and 16 when I stopped believing in God." - Jim Jefferies

"When I first went to prison, I was even questioning where, God, where are you?" - Jim Bakker

"My faith is a wounded faith, but my life is not without faith. I didn't divorce God, but I'm quarrelling and arguing and questioning, it's a wounded faith." - Elie Wiesel

"Respect authority while questioning it." - Randy Pausch

"I don't spend that much time being introspective, believe it or not. All I know is that I grew up not questioning God because that's how you are. God was there like the birds and the wind." - Jane Goodall

"Art, if it is successful in the task of questioning reality, if it is good painting and not merely a performance of dexterity, will be an affirmation of God." - Patrick Swift

"The very first temptation in the history of mankind was the temptation to be discontent...that is exactly what discontent(ment ) is - a questioning of the goodness of God." - Jerry Bridges

"The nearer you come to God, the less you are disposed to questioning and reasoning. When you actually attain Him, when you behold Him as the reality, then all noise, all disputations, come to an end." - Ramakrishna

"The mind God is looking for in man is a doubting, questioning mind, not a dogmatic mind; dogmatic reasoning is wrong reasoning. Dogmatic reason ties a huge rock to a man's foot and stops him forever from advancing." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"The thing is, not to stop questioning." - Albert Einstein

"Questioning is the piety of thought." - Martin Heidegger

"Art is the questioning of culture" - Gerard Mortier

"Warhol was questioning the capitalist society." - James Rosenquist

"Unfortunately, religions have become a part of the problem instead of part of the solution. We have fought our wars in the name of God, questioning whose God is the best God and whose exploration of this deeper reality is the best explanation. That defies everything that this deeper reality teaches." - Edgar Mitchell

"I'm not questioning the monotheistic god. I think there's absolutely no evidence for the existence of such a god. When I say that, I mean I'm - part of that is that the idea that God could be all-powerful and also benevolent is on its face contradictory." - Barbara Ehrenreich

"By doubting we come to questioning, and by questioning we perceive the truth," - Peter Abelard

"With the Jews, the questions are always open; we're always questioning. I love that questioning tradition." - Hanna Rosin

"God bless... God damn." - James Thurber

"As he had so many times before, Taleswapper addressed a few silent words to God, which always came down to this question: Why do you put us to so much trouble, when it all comes to naught in the end?...And, as usual, God had nothing much to say to Taleswapper when his questioning was done." - Orson Scott Card

"Questioning is not the mode of conversation among gentlemen." - Samuel Johnson

"After sixty, the self-questioning of middle age is obsolete." - Mason Cooley

"Effective questioning brings insight, which fuels curiosity, which cultivates wisdom." - Chip R. Bell

"The most important thing is to not stop questioning." - Albert Einstein

"The path to holiness lies through questioning everything." - M Scott Peck

"Questioning is not the mode of the conversation among gentlemen." - Samuel Johnson

"Under questioning, a terrorist should be made to yield." - Ami Ayalon

"Questioning anything and everything, to me, is punk rock." - Henry Rollins

"The first key to wisdom is assiduous and frequent questioning." - Peter Abelard

"Usually people are questioning my athleticism more than my femininity!" - Gabrielle Reece

"A free, analytical and questioning press must be helped survive." - Xavier Niel

"We are consumed by safety. Obsessed with it, actually. Now, I'm not saying it is wrong to pray for God's protection, but I am questioning how we've made safety our highest priority. We've elevated safety to the neglect of whatever God's best is, whatever would bring God the most glory, or whatever would accomplish His purposes in our lives and in the world." - Francis Chan

"Never forget that God is your friend. And like all friends, He longs to hear what's been happening in your life. Good or bad, whether it's been full of sorrow or anger, or even when you're questioning why terrible things have to happen." - Nicholas Sparks

"For a Christian to say, "I will not have anything to do with the great and worthy works of artists whose lives were not good" is to fall into the impiety of questioning the wisdom of God in bestowing gifts of grace where He wills." - Frank E. Gaebelein

"I do have faith. I don't have faith that a God exists, nor do I have faith that one does not; I have absolute faith that I do not know, cannot know, am only human, am an infinitesimal creature packed onto a cramped planet crowded with seven billion bodies, and as many yearning hearts, and as many questioning minds." - Marya Hornbacher

"I believe in God, God. God, I believe in God." - William Faulkner

"Where God guides, God provides." - Chuck Smith

"Be God or let God." - Anonymous

"God is a loving god." - Phil Mcgraw

"God is okay. He's got big shoulders. He's okay with our - with our questioning and our - you know, I think the bigger the question, the bigger the answer, you know? It may be sickness, it may be loss, it may be disappointment, but sometimes you feel like heaven's silent, that "God, how-how can this be love?" But actually, if you go back to the Word, you know, it just underpins everything." - Darlene Zschech

"I am definitely questioning the atonement and trying to discover how we can see it in a different way. We've got this image of God who needs some sort of flesh, some sort of blood, that needs some sort of vengeance to pay for sin. My experience of a loving God who's asked me to love my enemies - this isn't a God that demands something before you are accepted. I think Jesus died because Jesus was inclusive. God is inclusive. I think that the idea of God somehow being separated from us was more man's idea." - Jay Bakker

"Learning to be flexible in values takes a very long time...Of course I felt a little uncomfortable during questioning the concept of God, but then reading about the history and evolution of Gods. There were many different Gods: the God of war, the God of peace, the God of love, which was more like the people that invented them. They behaved, they got angry, they made sacrifices, they created floods when they didn't like the way things are going. This didn't come through as superior intelligence." - Jacque Fresco

"And God grant that His fire be not quenched! God save us from any smoothing over of these questions in the interests of a hollow pleasantness; God grant that great questions of principle may never rest until they are stettled right! It is out of such times of questioning that great revivals come. God grant that it may be so today! Controversy of the right sort is good; for out of such controversy, as Church history and Scripture alike teach, there comes the salvation of souls." - John Gresham Machen

"In science we see progress. In art there is no progress. In art the questions have always been the same. From the beginning of time till now, we are always asking the same questions. There are very few. We are looking for God, we are asking why we die, we are contemplating sex and the beauty of nature. The only thing that changes is that, in each period of questioning, we speak with the language of our time." - Christian Boltanski

"We are consumed by safety. Obsessed with it, actually. Now, I'm not saying it is wrong to pray for God's protection, but I am questioning how we"ve made safety our highest priority. We"ve elevated safety to the neglect of whatever God's best is, whatever would bring God the most glory, or whatever would accomplish His purposes in our lives and in the world." - Francis Chan

"Yes, actually I was pretty amazed by the amount of stuff my parents put up with while I was living in their house. They had experienced all that before with older brothers and sisters, so it was fairly strict. The fear-of-God thing was pretty set and I blindly followed it until I reached a certain age. Then I just began questioning my belief system." - Rozz Williams

"The death of God left the angels in a strange position. They were overtaken suddenly by a fundamental question. One can attempt to imagine the moment. How did they look at the instant the question invaded them, flooding the angelic consciousness, taking hold with terrifying force? The question was, "What are angels?" New to questioning, unaccustomed to terror, unskilled in aloneness, the angels (we assume) fell into despair." - Donald Barthelme

"If I wanted to doubt, then I could doubt endlessly ... but at some point a person has to stop questioning and act, and at that point you have to trust something to be true. You have to act as if something is true, and so you choose the thing you have the most reason to believe in, you have to live in the world that you have the most hope in. I follow [God], I believe [God], because I want to live in the world that [God] has shown me." - Orson Scott Card

"So then there was the Greek, Socrates, he was great... He invented questioning. Before Socrates, no questioning. Everyone sort of went, 'Yeah, I suppose so." - Eddie Izzard

"Men accept without questioning that this world is real and important and worthwhile. This is faith. Philosophy is the ongoing questioning of this faith." - Josiah Royce

"We're not questioning the legitimacy of the outcome of the election. You didn't have Republicans questioning whether or not [Barack] Obama legitimately beat John McCain in 2008." - John Lewis

"The key to wisdom is this - constant and frequent questioning, for by doubting we are led to question and by questioning we arrive at the truth." - Peter Abelard

"A comprehended god is no god." - Saint John Chrysostom

"God is a God of Lovingkindness." - Anne Roiphe

"God is Truth, Truth is God." - Mahatma Gandhi

"God is God. His name doesn't matter." - Christopher Pike

"God dwells where we let God in." - Menachem Mendel Schneerson

"A God alone can comprehend a God." - Edward Young

"God without Christ is no God." - John Piper

"It's a god-eat-god world." - Terry Pratchett

"A comprehended god is no god." - John Chrysostom

"He pleaseth God whom God pleaseth." - Saint Augustine

"A changeable God would be no God." - Swami Vivekananda

"Our God is a forgiving God." - George H W Bush

"Persistent questioning and healthy inquisitiveness are the first requisite for acquiring learning of any kind." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Time will explain it all. He is a talker, and needs no questioning before he speaks." - Euripides

"The important thing is to never stop questioning. Never lose a holy curiosity." - Albert Einstein

"Death: Do you never stop questioning? Antonius Block: No. I never stop." - Ingmar Bergman

"The intelligent employer encourages challenge, questioning-not blind acceptance and "our Leader knows best" acclaim." - Mary Barnett Gilson

"That one never asks a question unless he knows the answer is basic to parliamentary questioning." - John Diefenbaker

"I am not second-guessing or questioning my understanding of the issue" - Christine Maggiore

"Faith never stays put. It's always challenging always questioning. That's what makes it real." - Patrick Carman

"We grow up never questioning that which is unquestioned around us." - Margaret Mead

"A questioning mind is the most cherished resource man has and the rarest." - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"I want to break the taboo against questioning this drive for maximum longevity." - Katy Butler

"The curious questioning eye, that plucks the heart of every mystery." - Grenville Mellen

"The second you stop questioning yourself is the second that you become the monster. -Merry" - Laurell K Hamilton

"Religion is based on dogma and belief, whereas science is based on doubt and questioning." - Jerry A. Coyne

"You can question somebody's views and their judgment without questioning their motives or patriotism." - Barack Obama

"I would say that deconstruction is affirmation rather than questioning, in a sense which is not positive: I would distinguish between the positive, or positions, and affirmations. I think that deconstruction is affirmative rather than questioning: this affirmation goes through some radical questioning, but it is not questioning in the field of analysis." - Jacques Derrida

"I think it's high time we started questioning the old cliches like "Grunt big for Daddy."" - Jack Handey

"Believe what you like, but don't believe everything you read without questioning it." - Pauline Baynes

"Houllier couldn't deal with players expressing any anger or questioning any of his decisions" - Robbie Fowler

"Advances are Made by Answering Questions. Discoveries are Made by Questioning Answers." - Bernard Haisch

"Maybe that's what is means to be human . . . forever questioning our certainties." - Kay Hooper

"If it's worth listening to, it's worth questioning until you understand it." - Seth Godin

"I am not questioning your honor, I am denying its existence." - George R R Martin

"Houllier could' deal with players expressing any anger or questioning any of his decisions" - Robbie Fowler

"I think people are starting to look away and questioning, and they're sort of horrified." - Charlie Brooker

"Questioning our stressful thoughts, we come to see they're not true." - Byron Katie

"What I saw was the hoax: Immortals questioning mortality when they should have asked eternity." - Vanna Bonta

"Ideas worth questioning: 'Being an artist is a job for life." - Brian Eno

"They turned a distracted gaze on the world, wide-eyed, somehow, and questioning." - Kim Edwards

"The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing." - Albert Einstein

"By doubting we are led to question, by questioning we arrive at the truth." - Peter Abelard

"Doubt is the middle position between knowledge and ignorance. It encompasses cynicism but also genuine questioning." - Vera Farmiga

"The past nine years in San Diego have represented such a period of questioning." - Brian Ferneyhough

"The questioning is a stupid formality aimed exclusively at preventing us from speaking at the demonstration." - Alexei Navalny

"Anytime you make big plans, you have people questioning what you're doing." - Tim Armstrong

"I'm interested in people who have lived, who are searching and questioning." - Maria Bello

"You know, everybody believes in free speech until you start questioning them about it." - Larry Flynt

"What we observe is not nature itself, but nature exposed to our method of questioning." - Werner Heisenberg

"A Western upbringing tends to stress questioning authority, which is always asking why, why, why." - Amy Chua

"Disability doesn't make you exceptional, but questioning what you think you know about it does." - Stella Young

"I went through a lot of occupations. I was questioning my contribution to the world." - Cory Michael Smith

"Original thought, original artistic expression is by its very nature questioning, irreverent, iconoclastic." - Salman Rushdie

"I started second-guessing myself and was always questioning myself. I have really learned a lot." - Yani Tseng

"You should always be questioning your government, but do not become cynical." - Pete Visclosky

"God: a gaseous vertebrate." - Aldous Huxley

"Man Proposeth, God disposeth." - George Herbert

"God is predictably unpredictable." - R. T. Kendall

"Thank God I am not God! Thank God I am not God!" - Allen Ginsberg

"God has prohibited despair." - Sophie Swetchine

"God defend the right." - William Shakespeare

"What hath God wrought?" - Samuel Morse

"Through God, everyone sparkles." - John Ericson

"God loveth the clean." - Francis Bacon

"God, eldest of Poets." - William Watson

"God forever geometrizes." - Plato

"People plan, God laughs." - Nicholas Sparks

"God is a geometrician." - Plato

"God is man idealized." - Amiri Baraka

"Acquaint thyself with God." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"Man proposes, God disposes." - Plautus

"God alone can finish." - John Ruskin

"Success is man's god." - Aeschylus

"My God, don't shoot !" - Soapy Smith

"God didn't make junk." - Terry Cole-Whittaker

"God grant us patience!" - William Shakespeare

"Unhappiness was my god." - Arthur Rimbaud

"Elvis Presley? He's God." - Madonna Ciccone

"Trusting God brings life." - Joyce Meyer

"Humanity connected is God." - Jim Gilliam

"God, living is enormous!" - Susan Sontag

"God, Homeland, Family." - Antonio de Oliveira Salazar

"The sun is God" - J M W Turner

"Danger past, God forgotten." - Proverbs

"What hath God wrought!" - Bible

"Thank God It's Friday." - Saying

"God is a concept." - Martin Firrell

"My God. What's happened?" - Princess Diana

"God has no religion." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Man thinks, God directs." - Alcuin

"God does arithmetic." - Carl Friedrich Gauss

"I'm nothing without God." - Taraji P Henson

"God always has patience." - Pope Francis

"Thank God for Skype!" - Andy Serkis

"God has no favorites." - Joseph Girzone



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