praying church quotes
1.“Church attendance is as vital to a disciple as a transfusion of rich, healthy blood to a sick man.” – Dwight L. Moody
2.“Yes, I see the Church as the body of Christ. But, oh! How we have blemished and scarred that body through social neglect and through fear of being nonconformists.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
3.“In the Church, considered as a social organism, the mysteries inevitably degenerate into beliefs.” – Simone Weil
4.“I believe there are too many practitioners in the church who are not believers.” – C.S. Lewis
5.“It would be far better to be of no church than to be bitter of any.” – William Penn
6.“The church is not a select circle of the immaculate, but a home where the outcast may come in. It is not a palace with gate attendants and challenging sentinels along the entrance-ways holding off at arm’s-length the stranger, but rather a hospital where the broken-hearted may be healed, and where all the weary and troubled may find rest and take counsel together.” – James H. Aughey
7.”The Christian is the one whose imagination should fly beyond the stars.”-Francis A. Schaeffer.
8.”The Church is a collection of like-minded people who have made the decision to follow Christ. They come together to both give and receive support and encouragement from each other.”-Daniel Colston.
9.”The Church is like a great tree whose roots must be energetically anchored in the earth while its leaves are serenely exposed to the bright sunlight.” -Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.
sunday church quotes
1.“Nothing doth so much keep men out of the Church, and drive men out of the Church, as breach of unity.” – Francis Bacon
2.“It is one of the ironies of the ministry that the very man who works in God’s name is often hardest put to find time for God. The parents of Jesus lost Him at church, and they were not the last ones to lose Him there.” – Vance Havner
3.“You can be committed to Church but not committed to Christ, but you cannot be committed to Christ and not committed to church.” – Joel Osteen
4.“Though the church has many critics, it has no rivals.” – Unknown
5.“In a church of my own we’re perfect together I recognize you in the stained glass.” – Heather Nova
6.“The church is so subnormal that if it ever got back to the New Testament normal it would seem to people to be abnormal.” – Vance Havner
7.“The Church has always been willing to swap off treasures in heaven for cash down.” – Robert G. Ingersoll
8.“The Reformation did not directly touch the question of the true character of God’s church.” – John Nelson Darby
9.“The operation of the Church is entirely set up for the sinner; which creates much misunderstanding among the smug.” – Flannery O’Connor
going to church quotes
1.“I like the silence of a church, before the service begins better than any preaching.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
2.“The church is precisely that against which Jesus preached, and against which he taught his disciples to fight.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
3.“The old cathedrals are good, but the great blue dome that hangs over everything is better.” – Thomas Carlyle
4.“The perfect church service, would be one we were almost unaware of. Our attention would have been on God.” – C.S. Lewis
5.“There is no heresy or no philosophy which is so abhorrent to the church as a human being.” – James Joyce
6.“Wherever we see the Word of God purely preached and heard, there a church of God exists, even if it swarms with many faults.” – John Calvin
7.“Those who would renegotiate the boundaries between church and state must therefore answer a difficult question: why would we trade a system that has served us so well for one that has served others so poorly?” – Sandra Day O’Connor
8.“He who does not have the church as his mother, does not have God as his father.” – Augustine of Hippo
9.“The Church must be intelligible to the simple as well as to the shrewd.” – Robert Hugh Benson
10.“A good church is a Bible-centered church. Nothing is as important as this–not a large congregation, a witty pastor, or tangible experiences of the Holy Spirit.” – Alistair Begg
inspirational church quotes
1.”May every Church and Christian community be a place of mercy amid so much indifference.” -Pope Francis.
2.“Where God builds a church the devil builds a chapel.” – Martin Luther King Jr.
3.“I think the church and the religion right now have a lot more to be worried about than slayer.” – Kerry King
4.“Nearly all the evils in the Church have arisen from bishops desiring power more than light. They want authority, not outlook.” – John Ruskin
5.”If Jesus Christ be God and died for me, then no sacrifice can be too great for me to make for Him.” -C.T. Studd.
6.“The most useful members of a church are usually those who would be doing harm if they were not doing good.” – Charles Spurgeon
7.“The glory of the gospel is that when the church is absolutely different from the world, she invariably attracts it.” – Martyn Lloyd Jones
8.“Churches become poor if they become rich and care not for the poor.” – Lester Roloff
9.“A man who covers up the cross though he may be an intellectual man, and draw large crowds will have no ilk there, and his church will be but a gilded sepulcher.” – Dwight L. Moody
10.“Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile.” – Billy Sunday
11.“This much is sure in all churches, forgetting party labels; the smallest meeting numerically is the prayer-meeting. If weak in prayer we are weak everywhere.” – Leonard Ravenhill
12.“You never have to advertise a fire. Everyone comes running when there’s a fire. Likewise, if your church is on fire, you will not have to advertise it. The community will already know it.” – Leonard Ravenhill
13.“The Kingdom of God is not going to be advanced by our churches becoming filled with men, but by men in our churches becoming filled with God.” – Duncan Campbell
short church quotes
1.“The nearer the Church the further from God.” – Lancelot Andrewes
2.“My own mind is my own church.” – Thomas Paine
3.”To belong to Jesus is to embrace the nations with Him.” – John Piper.
4.“Many come to bring their clothes to church rather than themselves.” – Thomas Fuller
5.”Just as your body needs sleep, your soul needs time to rest in God.”– Craig Groeschel.
6.“Christians are not limited to any church.” – Billy Graham
7.”Christianity means a lot more than church membership.” -Uknown
10,”Isn’t it a comfort to worship a God we cannot exaggerate?”– Francis Chan.
11.“He who is near the Church is often far from God.” – French Proverb
12.”It is the pleasing of God that is at the heart of worship.”-R.C. Sproul.
13.”We should know and celebrate God with our whole person.”– Craig S.Keener.
i love my church quotes
1.”To belong to Jesus is to embrace the nations with Him.”– John Piper
2.“My own mind is my own church.” – Thomas Paine
3.“Many come to bring their clothes to church rather than themselves.” – Thomas Fuller
4.”Just as your body needs sleep, your soul needs time to rest in God.”– Craig Groeschel.
5.“He who is near the Church is often far from God.” – French Proverb
6.”It is the pleasing of God that is at the heart of worship.” -R.C. Sproul.
7.”We should know and celebrate God with our whole person.”– Craig S.Keener.
8.”The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service.” -Billy Graham.
9.”Use your ministry to build people, not people to build your ministry.”– Jacquelyn K. Heasley.
10.“Christians are not limited to any church.” – Billy Graham
church quotes from the bible
1.”For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.”-Matthew 18:20
2.”For just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function, so in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.”- Romans 12:4-5
3.”Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen.” -Ephesians 3:20-21
4.”Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ.” Ephesians 4:15
5.”Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise them up. If they have sinned, they will be forgiven.”-James 5:14-15
6.”Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body, so it is with Christ.” Corinthians 12:12
7.”But you, dear friends, by building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in God’s love as you wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ to bring you to eternal life. ” Jude 1:20-21
8.”And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it.”-Matthew 16:18
9.”For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.”-Matthew 18:20
10.”Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.”– Colossians 3:16
catholic church quotes
1.“The Church is not a gallery for the exhibition of eminent Christians, but a school for the education of imperfect ones.” – Henry Ward Beecher
2.”Has what you do for God become more important to you than the Lord Himself?”-Colin S. Smith.
3.”I find that I keep offering God my service when what He wants is my fellowship.” -John Paul Warren.
4.”Use your ministry to build people, not people to build your ministry.”– Jacquelyn K. Heasley.
5.“The Church is the one institution that exists for those outside it.” – William Tyndale
6.“There is one grand, all-comprehending church; and if I am a Christian, I belong to it, and no man can shut me out of it.” – William E. Channing
7.”The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service.”-Billy Graham.
9.“Church is the only place where someone speaks to me and I do not have to answer back.” – Charles de Gaulle
10.“We need to avoid the spiritual sickness of a church that is wrapped up in its own world: when a church becomes like this, it grows sick.” – Pope Francis
11.“A church is a place in which gentlemen who have never been to heaven brag about it to persons who will never get there.” – H. L. Mencken
12.“The style of God venerated in the church, mosque, or synagogue seems completely different from the style of the natural universe.” – Alan Watts
13.“We sing in a church, why can we not dance there?” – George Bernard Shaw