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Radical Faith Quotes


"Every Christian should be both conservative and radical; conservative in preserving the faith and radical in applying it." - John Stott

"Beliefs have become unimportant to me. Faith as radical trust became even more important to me." - Barbara Brown Taylor

"Faith in faith is faith astray." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"And Jesus, the heart of the Christian faith is the wildest, most radical guy you'd ever come across." - Bear Grylls

"I have had the advantage of a radical Christian upbringing" - Tony Benn

"A radical is one who speaks the truth." - Charles August Lindbergh

"How does the phrase radical Islamic terrorism link all the believers of a faith to terrorism? If I said radical Christian terrorism, does that mean I as a Catholic are a terrorist?" - Sebastian Gorka

"With faith come trials of faith, bringing increased faith." - Neil L. Andersen

"Christians have always tended to transform the Christian Revelation into a Christian religion. Christianity is said to be a religion like any other or, conversely, some Christians try to show that it is a better religion than the others. People attempt to take possession of God. Theology claims to explain everything, including the being of God. People tend to transform Christianity into a religion because the Christian faith obviously places people in an extremely uncomfortable position - that of freedom guided only by love and all in the context of God's radical demand that we be holy." - Jacques Ellul

"I could not help but think that somewhere along the way we had missed what was radical about our faith and replaced it with what is comfortable." - David Platt

"Things like radical generosity and audacious faith are not produced when we focus on them, but when we focus on the gospel." - J. D. Greear

"For me the most radical demand of Christian faith lies in summoning the courage to say yes to the present risenness of Jesus Christ." - Brennan Manning

"Jesus Christ rose from the grave.' With this proclamation, the Christian church began. This may be the fundamental element of Christian faith; certainly it is the most radical." - Elaine Pagels

"Love askes faith, and faith firmenesse." - George Herbert

"Only faith is sufficient." - Robert Ley

"Faith is spiritualized imagination." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Pray in faith." - Gordon B Hinckley

"Faith can move mountains." - Proverbs

"A radical is a man with both feet firmly planted-in the air." - Franklin D Roosevelt

"Radical transformation of society requires personal and spiritual change first or at least simultaneously" - Sulak Sivaraksa

"I am still radical!" - Alejandro Jodorowsky

"I'm not radical." - Jack Kevorkian

"I am a radical." - Carter G Woodson

"For those who may not find happiness to exercise religious faith, it's okay to remain a radical atheist; it's absolutely an individual right, but the important thing is with a compassionate heart - then no problem." - Dalai Lama

"Peculiar as I was, and remain, I was trained to be practical. I'm still amazed at the radical temerity of my friends, you included, Julie, who choose poetry as their vocation. I envy your faith." - Debra Dean

"Young people, some of whom are not born into the faith, are being fired up by preachers using basic Islamic scripture and mobilized to wage jihad by radical imams who represent themselves as legitimate Muslim clergymen." - Ayaan Hirsi Ali

"Cleave to no faith when faith brings blood." - Arthur Miller

"Faith keeps the person who keeps the faith." - Mother Teresa

"Hope and faith. You have to have hope and faith," - Gabrielle Giffords

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

"Faith in God includes Faith in God's timing." - Neal A Maxwell

"Faith that doesn't affect your life isn't really faith." - Trip Lee

"If faith were rational , it wouldn't be -by definition- faith." - Elizabeth Gilbert

"... cling to Faith beyond the forms of Faith." - Alfred Tennyson

"Who breaks his faith, no faith is held with him." - Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas

"Faith which does not doubt is dead faith." - Miguel De Unamuno

"Have faith in God; God has faith in you." - Edwin Louis Cole

"My reason nourishes my faith and my faith my reason." - Norman Cousins

"Keep the faith, keep the faith, keep working." - Deb Fischer

"The faith that stands on authority is not faith." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Have faith in yourself; faith in the infinite" - Napoleon Hill

"Meet your fears with faith." - Max Lucado

"Faith. Trust. and Pixie Dust." - Walt Disney

"Fear tolerated is faith contaminated." - Kenneth Copeland

"Faith changes hope into reality." - Kenneth E. Hagin

"Faith is necessary to victory." - William Hazlitt

"Faith without works is dead." - Bible

"Faith only grows through suffering." - Mark Driscoll

"Faith lives in honest doubt." - Alfred Tennyson

"faith without doubt is addiction" - Salman Rushdie

"Duty cannot exist without faith." - Benjamin Disraeli

"Faith means believing the unbelievable." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Jesus is the author of faith, the provider of faith, and the object of faith." - Timothy Keller

"Fearr imprisons, faith liberates; fear paralyzes, faith empowers; fear disheartens, faith encourages; fear sickens, faith heals; fear makes useless, faith also makes serviceable az quotes." - Harry Emerson Fosdick

"...for Paul faith is always faith in a person. Faith is not the intellectual acceptance of a body of doctrine; faith is faith in a person." - William Barclay

"We must recognize that we can't solve our problems now until there is a radical redistribution of economic and political power.... a radical restructuring of the architecture of American society." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Be as radical as Reality." - Vladimir Lenin

"Radical surgery is never fun." - Brent Spiner

"Radical Muslims fly planes into buildings. Radical Christians kill abortion doctors. Radical Atheists write books." - Hemant Mehta

"A man's faith governs the totality of his life, or else his professed faith is not his real faith." - R.J. Rushdoony

"Not prayer without faith, nor faith without prayer, but prayer in faith, is the cost of spiritual gifts and graces." - Henry Clay Trumbull

"There are two kinds of faith. There is the natural faith. But the supernatural faith is the gift of God." - Smith Wigglesworth

"Pray according to faith, not circumstances." - Woodrow M. Kroll

"Faith is believing what we cannot prove." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

"Be courageous! Have faith! Go forward." - Thomas A Edison

"Faith is synonymous with working hypothesis." - William James

"Put faith in one who's had experience." - Ovid

"Faith prefers the absurd to the plausible." - Mason Cooley

"Prayer is the chief exercise of faith." - John Calvin

"Faith in friendship is the noblest part." - Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Orrery

"The fruit of faith is love." - Mother Teresa

"My Christian faith is my backbone" - Bear Grylls

"Faith is a function of the heart...." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Doubt is but another element of faith." - Saint Augustine

"You call for faith: I show you doubt, to prove that faith exists. The more of doubt, the stronger faith, I say, If faith o'ercomes doubt." - Robert Browning

"That's the thing about faith. It works." - Lauren Oliver

"Faith Alone is what really matters." - Nichiren

"Faith is caught rather than taught." - Henrietta Mears

"Scepticism is the beginning of Faith." - Oscar Wilde

"Truth resides where there is faith." - Paulo Coelho

"Faith is the refusal to panic." - David Lloyd-Jones

"Every life is a profession of faith ..." - Henri Frederic Amiel

"Without risk, faith is an impossibility." - Soren Kierkegaard

"Faith is the summit of the Torah." - Solomon Ibn Gabirol

"Doubt is the vestibule of faith." - Charles Caleb Colton

"Fear is the absence of faith." - Paul Tillich

"Faith takes root in the insignificant." - Nancy Willard

"It's called faith because it's not knowledge." - Christopher Hitchens

"Hope is the parent of Faith." - C. A. Bartol

"Faith doesn't begin until reason stops." - Jean-Claude Carriere

"Faith is the path of least resistance." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"If one has faith one has everything." - Ramakrishna

"Faith consists in believing what reason cannot." - Voltaire

"Faith is a higher faculty than reason." - H C Bailey

"If faith is your motivation, share that." - Tim Kaine

"The principle part of faith is patience." - George Macdonald

"Faith slips - and laughs, and rallies" - Emily Dickinson

"Faith is God's work within us." - Thomas Aquinas

"I want faith; but I am faithless" - Errol Flynn

"Faith has need of the whole truth." - Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

"I've always had great faith in people." - Wayne Newton

"Reason is the enemy of faith." - Martin Luther

"Fear is faith in reverse gear." - Napoleon Hill

"I'm noticing an exciting trend around the country: a resurgence of interest in Christian apologetics (the defense of the faith). This is a reaction to the current attacks on the essentials of Christianity that are coming from militant atheists, radical professors, and Internet gadflies." - Lee Strobel

"The terrorists are traitors to their own faith, trying, in effect, to hijack Islam itself. The enemy of America is not our many Muslim friends; it is not our many Arab friends. Our enemy is a radical network of terrorists, and every government that supports them." - George W Bush

"...the differences between the conservative and the radical seem to spring mainly from their attitude toward the future. Fear of the future causes us to lean against and cling to the present, while faith in the future renders us receptive to change." - Eric Hoffer

"The inner change, justification, is effected at the moment of salvation. The outer change in the believer's daily walk, sanctification, continues throughout life. But the progressive work of sanctification is only fully effective when the radical, inner transformation of justification is realized and appropriated by faith." - Neil T Anderson

"What if one of the core elements of a radical Christianity lay in a demand that we betray it, while the ultimate act of affirming God required the forsaking of God? And what if fidelity to the Judeo-Christian scriptures demanded their renunciation? In short, what if the only way of finding faith involved betraying it with a kiss?" - Peter Rollins

"If you do keep the faith and continue to be radical, very bad things can and do happen to you. At the very least you will be marginalized. Same if you are poor and strike out. Prison awaits you in the USA." - Michael Yates

"I think that the Christian faith is right as against simple forms of secularism. That it believes that there is in man a radical freedom, and this freedom is creative but it is also destructive. And there's nothing that prevents this from being both creative and destructive." - Reinhold Niebuhr

"In the midst of our lives, of our freedom and our struggles, we have to make a radical, absolute decision. And we never know when lightening will strike us out of the blue. It may be when we least expect to be asked whether we have the absolute faith and trust to say yes" - Karl Rahner

"The belief that it is useless to employ partial and palliative means against radical evils, because they only remedy them in part, is an article of faith never preached unsuccessfully by meanness to simplicity, but it is none the less absurd." - Theodor Mommsen

"President Obama and his radical feminist enforcers have had it in for Catholic medical providers from the get-go. It's about time all people of faith fought back against this unprecedented encroachment on religious liberty. First, they came for the Catholics. Who's next?" - Michelle Malkin

"There is a split between Muslims who want to practice their faith in peace and tolerance with other religions and other people, and these extreme, radical fundamentalists who have shown a total lack of tolerance for people with different views, starting with people who they don't think are good Muslims, and going on to include Christians and Jews." - Richard Holbrooke

"Helplessness united with faith produces prayer, for without faith there can be no prayer." - Ole Hallesby

"Faith speaks when hope is disassembled; faith lives when hope dies dead." - Algernon Charles Swinburne

"Faith makes us, and not we it; and faith makes its own forms." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Obedience is the fruit of faith; patience is the early blossom on the tree of faith." - Christina Rossetti

"Christianity is not about how much faith you have. It's about Who your faith is in." - Mike Donehey

"I fear your faith has been mis- placed-but then, faith usually is." - John Green

"For without risk there is no faith, and the greater the risk, the greater the faith." - Soren Kierkegaard

"I think faith in each other is much harder than faith in God." - Stephen Fry

"There's always faith... Faith that whatever the other is doing, it's for a good reason." - Peter Burke

"Saving faith is resting faith, the trust which relies entirely on the Savior." - John Stott

"The man of faith who has never experienced doubt is not a man of faith." - Thomas Merton

"I do not want merely to possess a faith, I want a faith that possesses me." - Charles Kingsley

"When I cannot enjoy the faith of assurance, I live by the faith of adherence." - Matthew Henry

"If there be a faith that can remove mountains, it is faith in one's own power." - Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

"Faith is not so much something we believe; faith is something we live." - Joseph B Wirthlin

"Any faith that must be supported by the evidence of the senses is not real faith." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"If Man retained faith in God, he might also retain faith in Man." - Pat Frank

"Belief doesn't rest on proof or rests on faith...without faith there is nothing." - Colleen Mccullough

"One in whom persuasion and belief Had ripened into faith, and faith become A passionate intuition." - William Wordsworth

"I paint not by sight but by faith. Faith gives you sight." - Amos Ferguson

"Those who put their faith in fire, in fire their faith shall be repaid." - Gordon Lightfoot

"Faith in our associates is part of our faith in God." - Charles Horton Cooley

"To trust in the force that moves the universe is faith. Faith isn't blind, it's visionary." - Marianne Williamson

"A faith that is afraid of other people is not faith at all." - Thomas Merton

"They want explanation, not faith; God gives them faith as the explanation." - Geoffrey Wood

"As one candle is lit from the flame of another, so is faith kindled by faith." - Romano Guardini

"Faith alone saves, but the faith that saves is not alone." - John Calvin

"But Faith, fanatic Faith, once wedded fast To some dear falsehood, hugs it to the last." - Thomas Moore

"Kindness is a mark of faith, and whoever has not kindness has not faith." - Muhammad

"A man consists of the faith that is in him. Whatever his faith is, he is." - Bhagavad Gita

"Faith speaks when hope dissembles: Faith lives when hope dies dead." - Algernon Charles Swinburne

"Undoubtedly, prayer requires a living faith in God. Successful satyagraha is inconceivable without that faith." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Prayer does not cause faith to work, faith causes prayer to work." - Gloria Copeland

"Passion leads to Faith. Faith leads to belief. Belief leads to action. Action leads to success." - Kul Mahay

"Honor begets honor; trust begets trust; faith begets faith, and hope is the mainspring of life." - Henry L Stimson

"Faith refers to Christ. Holiness depends on faith. Heaven depends on holiness." - Alexander MacLaren



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