The Word Of God


The Bible is the medicine chest of humanity. Heinrich Heine

The Bible is most helpful when it is open.

Let sleep find you holding your Bible and when your head nods let it be resting on the sacred page. Jerome

Carrying a Bible will never take the place of reading it.

Many Christians expect the world to respect a book they neglect.

How can you have faith in the Bible unless you know what is in it?

We should study the Bible as a privilege not as a duty.

Study the Bible to be wise, believe it to be safe, practice it to be holy.

Men do not reject the Bible because it contradicts itself, but because it contradicts them.

Go to your bible regularly, open it prayerfully, read it expectantly, live it joyfully.

One of the best evidences and of the inspiration and infallibility of the Bible is that it has survived the fanaticism and ignorance of its friends.

A person who merely samples the Word of God never acquires much of a taste for it.

Other books were given to us for information, but the Bible was given to us for transformation.

If you will carry the Bible while you are young, it will carry you when you are old.

The study of the Bible is a postgraduate course in the richest library of human experience.

You can't understand all you read in the Bible, but you can obey what you do understand.

The Bible finds us where we are, and with our permission, will takes us where we ought to go.

Our forefathers built his country with three tools : an ax, a plow and a book. That book was the Bible.

If the Bible is mistaken in telling us from whence we came, how can we trust it to tell us where we are going?

The knowledge, understanding and appropriation of God's word are the means by which a Christian grows.

Be careful how you live. You may be the only Bible some people will ever read.

The student of truth keeps an open Bible, an open dictionary and an open mind.

Three persons were talking about some of the recent translations of the Bible. One said, "I like the New English version of the Gospels. It's easier reading than all the older versions." Said the second person, "I prefer the new Jerusalem Bible. The translators have modernized the language without sacrificing reverence." To which the third person replied, "I know an even better translation. I like my mother's translation best. She translated the Bible into life."

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