(´∀`)♡ try Send-An-Email.com send anonymous email free

As Luke 24 shows, it's possible to read the Bible, study the Bible, and memorize large portions of the Bible, while missing the whole point of the Bible.


Tullian Tchividjian

  Email Quote to Friends   Link to Quote   Create Short URL  Publish Text About This Quote   Share on Facebook, Twitter, and more
  See Recommended Quotes For You

Related

The Bible is not primarily a written or printed text to be scrutinized in private, in a scholar's st...
THOMAS MERTON
The Bible is not primarily a written or printed text to be scrutinized in private, in a scholar's st...
THOMAS MERTON
I see application every time I study the Bible. And this particular study provides a good summation ...
PHIL BROWN
Love is the bond of perfection.
JOHN WINTHROP
The Bible is a book that has been read more and examined less than any book that ever existed
THOMAS PAINE
My Grandmother told me that there was a passage in the bible that says, "It is better to spill your ...
A. WHITNEY BROWN
The things that you're liable to read in the Bible: it ain't necessarily so.
GEORGE GERSHWIN
When science and the Bible differ, science has obviously misinterpreted its data
HENRY MORRIS
The Bible was a consolation to a fellow alone in the old cell. The lovely thin paper with a bit of m...
BRENDAN BEHAN
In the Bible it says they asked Jesus how many times you should forgive, and he said 70 times 7. Wel...
HILARY CLINTON
But when you come to Heritage USA, remember to bring your Bible and your VISA card - because the Bib...
JIM BAKKER
Everyone loves the David and Goliath story, but if Goliath had slain David, it'd never have made the...
DAY ONE
There's no better book with which to defend the Bible than the Bible itself.
DWIGHT L. MOODY
I don’t like religion much, and I am glad that in the Bible the word is not to be found.
MARTIN BUBER
When science and the Bible differ, science has obviously misinterpreted its data
HENRY MORRIS
I know the Bible is inspired because it finds me at greater depths of my being than any other book
SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE
The Bible looks like it started out as a game of Mad Libs.
BILL MAHER
The Bible looks like it started out as a game of Mad Libs.
BILL MAHER
The Bible is the Chief moral cause of all that is good, and the best corrector of all that is evil, ...
NOAH WEBSTER
We tell every kid this isn't the Bible ? it's not the only way. But the way we taught things (at Mou...
JUSTIN SCHULTE
The Bible does not provide a map for life - only a compass
HADDON ROBINSON
When I see throughout this book, called the Bible, a history of the grossest vices and a collection ...
THOMAS PAINE
Intense study of the Bible will keep any writer from being vulgar, in point of style.
SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE
The Bible is God's chart for you to steer by, to keep you from the bottom of the sea, and to show yo...
HENRY WARD BEECHER
Intense study of the Bible will keep any writer from being vulgar, in point of style.
SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE
The script is the bible. If you imagine setting off on an adventure in a canoe, the script is the st...
PAUL WILLIAMS
There's nothing written in the Bible, Old or New testament, that says, ''If you believe in Me, you a...
RAY CHARLES
The bible of urban planning.
JANE JACOBS
The only objection against the Bible is a bad life
JOHN WILMOT (2ND EARL OF ROCHESTER)
This is a series on cultural impact, ... I'm not writing an introduction to Judaism, or even the Bib...
THOMAS CAHILL
But the Bible speaks against it, and because the Bible speaks against it, we allow rampant sin inclu...
REGGIE WHITE
God created man in His own image, says the Bible; philosophers reverse the process: they create God ...
GEORG CHRISTOPH LICHTENBERG
The Bible and the Church have been the greatest stumbling blocks in the way of women's emancipation
ELIZABETH CADY STANTON
There are matters in the Bible, said to be done by the express commandment of God, that are shocking...
THOMAS PAINE
The dogma of the infallibility of the Bible is no more self-evident than is that of the infallibilit...
THOMAS HENRY HUXLEY
Our principal mission is to teach the Bible,
BARRY MCCARTY
According to scriptures at least I know the Bible states not to make any permanent marks on your bod...
DANIEL HOWELL
[The Bible is] absolutely clear that God created human beings as male and female.
DON HORROCKS
The one book necessary to be understood by a divine, is the Bible; any others are to be read, chiefl...
FRANCIS LOCKIER
This kind of event is a way of not being invasive about teaching about the Bible. A lot of times, hu...
KATIE QUINN
I guess you can have an animated scene where you have a kid read from the Bible.
LEE MENDELSON
God is therefore unknowable. This is the fundamental premise of the Bible.
LEO STRAUSS
But the God of the Bible is not only One, but the only possible One.
LEO STRAUSS
We must have read through the Bible two or three times.
MARK WILLIS
It was a subtle refinement of God to learn Greek when he wished to write a book – and that he did ...
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE
The Bible is clear about hate: Hate is wrong.
BRUCE HILTON
The Bible account of the creation of Eve is a preposterous fable
THOMAS HENRY HUXLEY
He restored the Bible to its people, he restored the people to the Bible.
SHIMON PERES
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
GEORGE WASHINGTON
I believe in the Bible. I believe that all good things come from God. I don't believe I'd sing the w...
ELVIS PRESLEY
There are people who eat earth and eat all the people on it like in the Bible with the locusts. And ...
LILLIAN HELLMAN
The Bible is the word of God and his word is life itself.
PHIL BROWN
It's not listed in the Bible, but my spiritual gift, my specific calling from God, is to be a televi...
JIM BAKKER
It is safe to say that every truth in the histories of those times (The Bible) is the result of acci...
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
If the Bible is true, it needs no inspiration, and - if not true, inspiration can do it no good
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
The Bible symbolizes the godly principles we use in our company, ... We felt that if we built our co...
JAMES WALLACE
There were valid reasons for the Bible being unfamiliar to the masses originally. The medieval churc...
JAMES MCCLELLAND
It is not a God, just and good, but a devil, under the name of God, that the Bible describes
THOMAS PAINE
England has two books, one which she has made and one which has made her: Shakespeare and the Bible.
VICTOR HUGO
Giving up witchcraft is, in effect, giving up the Bible
JOHN WESLEY
To suggest that the merciful, longsuffering, gracious and loving God of the Bible would invent a dre...
TIM LAHAYE
We ought therefore to suspect that a great mass of information respecting the Bible, and the introdu...
THOMAS PAINE
When you have read the Bible, you will know it is the word of God, because you have found it the key...
WOODROW T. WILSON
The Bible is no mere book, but a Living Creature, with a power that conquers all that oppose it.
NAPOLEON BONAPARTE
I was thinking about how people seem to read the Bible a whole lot more as they get older; then it d...
GEORGE CARLIN
It's crazy isn't it?" She shook her head. "You have to believe it, but you hate it. I don't have to ...
KATHERINE PATERSON
We do our best to do away with ceremonial Christianity and do just what the Bible says. We're Bible ...
JOHN BATES
Thank God that the Bible cannot possibly be the word of God
DONALD MORGAN
My ground is the Bible. Yea, I am a Bible-bigot. I follow it in all things, both great and small.
JOHN WESLEY
The Bible is literature, not dogma.
GEORGE SANTAYANA
So great is my veneration for the Bible that the earlier my children begin to read it the more confi...
JOHN QUINCY ADAMS
The Bible must be considered as the great source of all the truth by which men are to be guided in g...
NOAH WEBSTER
In this one book are the two most interesting personalities in the whole world--God and yourself. Th...
FULTON OURSLER
The Bible said to take care of thy neighbor, so if I see my neighbor's house being broken into I wil...
BOB MASLING
The Bible was written by barbarians in a barbarous, coarse and vulgar age
ROBERT GREEN INGERSOLL
I get lots of emails from Italians who love our product. We get requests from churches in the Bible ...
ALAN ADLER
The best way way to approach the Bible or other important religious documents is to discuss the imag...
BARRY LYNN
Here at Bethel, we believe we're not blessed unless we bless others. The Bible states, 'For God so l...
DONALD BAILEY
The first ever book to be published on a printing press was the Bible and we're doing the same thing...
GEORGE RODRIGUEZ
Hold fast to the Bible. . . . To the influence of this Book we are indebted for all the progress mad...
ULYSSES S. GRANT
The Bible is real clear that homosexuality is an abomination to God. So to put a homosexual on the s...
TOM LAWSON
The Bible promises us that Jesus will return to take His faithful followers with Him to live with Hi...
BILLY GRAHAM
The Bible was written in several languages, embraces many literary forms, and reflects cultures very...
TROY PERRY
How can a rabbi not live with doubt? The Bible itself is a book of doubt.
ARTHUR HERTZBERG
We would sit and talk about the Bible. We would sit and talk about opera. We would sit and talk abou...
JACK ABRAMOFF
The principles of genuine liberty, and of wise laws and administrations, are to be drawn from the Bi...
NOAH WEBSTER
The only objection against the Bible is a bad life
JOHN WILMOT (2ND EARL OF ROCHESTER)
I know the Bible is inspired because it inspires me
DWIGHT L. MOODY
Your mother has this crazy idea that gambling is wrong. Even though they say it's okay in the bible.
DAN CASTELLANETA
That's one of the things that they teach in the Bible, we're supposed to go over there and give char...
DAFENEE SPURLIN
They're desperately searching for meaning in their lives but they will not crack the Bible open.
VICTORIA JACKSON
He became a specialist on the Bible. His mission was the reaffirmation that Jesus (peace be upon him...
FUAD HENDRICKS
We've been careful to stay true to the Bible. We didn't want to alter its message in any way and we ...
GEORGE RODRIGUEZ
The Bible says the borrower is slave to the lender.
JAY CARTER
Finally, I came to the conclusion that 'The Bible Code' is a fiction. There is no code.
MARK PERAKH
The bible of urban planning.
JANE JACOBS
I was thinking about how people seem to read the Bible a whole lot more as they get older; then it d...
GEORGE CARLIN
There is much in the Bible against which every instinct of my being rebels, so much that I regret th...
HELEN KELLER
We've been careful to stay true to the Bible. We didn't want to alter its message in any way and we ...
GEORGE RODRIGUEZ
The Bible is not man's word about God, but God's word about man.
JOHN BARTH

More Tullian Tchividjian

The deepest fear we have, 'the fear beneath all fears,' is the fear of not measuring up, the...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
When the Christian faith becomes defined by who we are and what we do and not by who Christ is and w...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
There's absolutely no way you can feel the freedom to embarrass and humiliate yourself unless yo...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
Many people inside the church think God cares only that we obey. In fact, many believe that it is ev...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
If you uproot the idol and fail to plant the love of Christ in its place, the idol will grow back.
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
When you don't have anything to lose, you discover something wonderful: you're free to take ...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
The world tells us in a thousand different ways that the bigger we become, the freer we will be. The...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
At some level, every relationship is assaulted by an aroma of judgment - this sense that we will nev...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
The Gospel declares that our guilt has been atoned for, the law has been fulfilled. So we don't ...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
Contrary to what we conclude naturally, the gospel is not too good to be true. It is true! It's ...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
Grace is thickly counter-intuitive. It feels risky and unfair. It's dangerous and disorderly. It...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
There is a strange impulse in many to protect Bible characters and to use them as inspiration... as ...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
The gospel sets us free to become the romantic leaders of our marriages without fright or hesitation...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
The gospel announces that God doesn't relate to us based on our feats for Jesus, but Jesus' ...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
Your pain could be God prying open your life and heart to remove a gift of His that you've been hold...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
Disobedience happens not when we think too much grace but when we think too little of it
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
When God saved me, He gave me a thirst to learn and to read and to study. I thrived in college. I go...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
Our assurance is anchored in the love and grace of God expressed in the glorious exchange: our sin f...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
Believe it or not, Christianity is not about good people getting better. If anything, it is good new...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
To be Biblically balanced is to let our theology and preaching be proportioned by the Bible's ra...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
The good news of suffering is that it brings us to the end of ourselves - a purpose it has certainly...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
To focus on how I'm doing more than what Christ has done is Christian narcissism
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
Whether it's a Christian or a non-Christian, there's nothing like suffering to show us how small, ne...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
Legalism breeds a sense of entitlement that turns us into complainers.
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
Thankfully, while our self-righteousness reaches far, God's grace reaches farther.
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
God has hardwired me to thoroughly enjoy and be sharpened by good and friendly theological discussio...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
We often read the Bible as if it were fundamentally about us: our improvement, our life, our triumph...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
The law is God's first word; the gospel is God's final word.
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
The Bible is plain that God requires moral perfection. It tells us unambiguously that God is holy an...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
Legalism says God will love us if we change. The gospel says God will change us because He loves us.
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
Your identity is firmly anchored in Christ's accomplishment, not yours; his strength, not yours;...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
There is no better story in the Old Testament, or perhaps the whole Bible, for depicting the differe...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
Assurance never comes from looking at ourselves. It only comes as a consequence of looking to Christ...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
The Why's of suffering keep us shrouded in a seemingly bottomless void of abstraction where God ...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
For the life of the believer, one thing is beautifully and abundantly true: God's chief concern ...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
Whether this was explicitly taught or implicitly caught, I grew up with the impression that when it ...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
Death is the operative device that sets us free in Christ - when we die, we truly live.
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
In the Old Testament, we are continually told that our good works are not enough, that God has made ...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
Grace is upside-down, to-do-list wrecking, scandalous and way-too free. It's one-way love.
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
In 'Surprised by Grace: God's Relentless Pursuit of Rebels,' I retell the story of Jonah...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
God loves us too much to leave us in the hell of unhappiness that comes from trying to do his job. I...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
The emphasis of the Bible is on the work of the Redeemer, not on the work of the redeemed.
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
I got my first tennis racket on my seventh birthday. And because we had a tennis court in our backya...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
If any kind of obedience, regardless of what motivates it, is what God is after, He would have showc...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
My failure to lay aside the sin that so easily entangles is the direct result of my refusal to die t...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
Thankfully, God's restraining grace keeps even the worst of us from being utterly depraved. The ...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
The required cheerfulness that characterizes many of our churches produces a suffocating environment...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
My observation of Christendom is that most of us tend to base our relationship with God on our perfo...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
The truth is that when it comes to suffering, if we do not go to our graves in confusion, we will no...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
Passive righteousness tells us that God does not need our good works. Active righteousness tells us ...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
Even those of us who have tasted the radical saving grace of God find it intuitively difficult not t...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
An identity based in the one-way love of God does not take into account public opinion or, thankfull...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
The gospel alone liberates you to live a life of scandalous generosity, unrestrained sacrifice, unco...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
When everyone in the world spoke the same language, God came down in judgment, breaking the world ap...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
We are deeply conditioned against unconditionality because we've been told in a thousand differe...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
Sanctification consists of the daily realization that in Christ we have died, and in Christ we have ...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
Justification and sanctification are both God's work, and while they can and must be distinguish...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
Jesus is not the man at the top of the stairs; He is the man at the bottom, the friend of sinners, t...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
Because Jesus came to secure for us what we could never secure for ourselves, life doesn't have ...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN
I'm not sure I'll ever fully understand why some Christians get mad when we say that the ult...
TULLIAN TCHIVIDJIAN