Christian quotes about the Bible

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Quotes by Christian pastors and authors

  • “Apply yourself wholly to the Scriptures, and apply the Scriptures wholly to yourself.” – Johann Bengel
  • “Believers must fasten their beliefs on what the Bible teaches, not fashion their beliefs around what culture accepts.” – James Callen
  • “If you allow God’s Word to act as your master guide, circumstances will not have mastery over you.” – James Callen, Grow in the Grace
  • “The Word of God I think of as a straight edge, which shows up our own crookedness. We can’t really tell how crooked our thinking is until we line it up with the straight edge of Scripture.” – Elisabeth Elliot
  • “When you read God’s Word, you must constantly be saying to yourself, “It is talking to me, and about me.” – Soren Kierkegaard
  • “The Bible: Know it in your head. Stow it in your heart. Show it in your life. Sow it in the world.” – J. Vernon McGee
  • “The primary purpose of reading the Bible is not to know the Bible but to know God. ” – James Merritt
  • “The Bible was not given for our information but for our transformation.” – Dwight L. Moody
  • “The scriptures are given not to increase our knowledge, but to change our lives.” – Dwight L. Moody
  • “The vigor of our spiritual life will be in exact proportion to the place held by the Bible in our life and thoughts.” – George Mueller
  • “The Bible is a book that has been read more and examined less than any book that ever existed.” – Thomas Paine
  • “Within the covers of the Bible are the answers for all the problems men face.” – Ronald Reagan
  • “The Bible is not the book of the month or even the book of the year. The Bible is the book of the ages. It is an unchanging, timeless book.” – Adrian Rogers
  • “The Bible is the greatest of all books; to study it the noblest of all pursuits; to understand it, the highest of all goals.” – Charles Ryrie
  • “A Bible that’s falling apart usually belongs to someone who isn’t” – Charles Spurgeon
  • “Nobody ever outgrows Scripture. The book widens and deepens with our years.” – Charles Spurgeon
  • “The truly wise man is he who believes the Bible against the opinions of any man. If the Bible says one thing, and any body of men says another, the wise man will decide, ‘This book is the Word of Him who can not lie.'” – R. A. Torrey
  • “The Bible is the book of my life. It’s the book I live with, the book I live by, the book I want to die by.” – N. T. Wright


Scripture verses on the Word of God:

  • As for God, his way is perfect: The LORD’s word is flawless; he shields all who take refuge in him. (Psalm 18:30)
  • For the word of the LORD is right and true; he is faithful in all he does. (Psalm 33:4) 
  • Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path. (Psalm 119:105)
  • The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever. (Isaiah 40:8)
  • So is my word that goes out from my mouth: It will not return to me empty, but will accomplish what I desire and achieve the pupose for which I sent it. (Isaiah 55:11)
  • “Is not my word like fire,” declares the LORD, “and like a hammer that breaks a rock in pieces?” (Jeremiah 23:29)
  • Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.'” (Matthew 4:4)
  • Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away. (Matthew 24:25)
  • Sanctify them by the truth; you word is truth. (John 17:17)
  • All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the servant of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work. (2 Timothy 3:16-17)
  • For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. (Hebrews 4:12)
  • Above all, you must understand that no prophecy of Scripture came about by the prophet’s own interpretation of things. For prophecy never had its origin in the human will, but prophets, though human, spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit. (2 Peter 1:20-21)
  • We accept human testimony, but God’s testimony is greater because it is the testimony of God, which he has given about his Son. (1 John 5:9)

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