A readiness to believe every promise implicitly, to obey every command unhesitatingly, to stand perfect and complete in all the will of God, is the only true spirit of Bible study.
Arguments about Scripture achieve nothing but a stomachache and a headache.
Bible study is like eating peanuts. The more you eat, the more you want to eat.
Both read the Bible day and night, but thou read black where I read white.
Either this is not the Gospel, or we are not Christians.
England has two books, one which she has made and one which has made her: Shakespeare and the Bible.
Fear is the denomination of the Old Testament; belief is the denomination of the New.
First I shake the whole [Apple] tree, that the ripest might fall. Then I climb the tree and shake each limb, and then each branch and then each twig, and then I look under each leaf.
For eighteen hundred years, though perchance I have no right to say it, the New Testament has been written; yet where is the legislator who has wisdom and practical talent enough to avail himself of the light which it sheds on the science of legislation?
For this reason the Bible is a book of eternal and effective power; because, as long as the world lasts, no one will say: I comprehend it in the whole and understand it in the particular. Rather we must modestly say it on the whole it is venerable, and in the particular practical.
God's Word is pure and sure, in spite of the devil, in spite of your fear, in spite of everything.
I am my neighbor's Bible: he reads me when we meet, today he reads me in my house, tomorrow in the street; he may be relative or friend, or slight acquaintance be; he may not even know my name, yet he is reading me.
I call the book of Job, apart from all theories about it, one of the grandest things ever written with the pen.
I have read many books, but the Bible reads me.
I know the Bible is inspired because it inspires me.
In all my perplexities and distresses, the Bible has never failed to give me light and strength.
In this one book are the two most interesting personalities in the whole world–God and yourself. The Bible is the story of God and man, a love story in which you and I must write our own ending, our unfinished autobiography of the creature and the Creator.
Intense study of the Bible will keep any writer from being vulgar, in point of style.
It ain't those parts of the Bible that I can't understand that bother me, it is the parts that I do understand.
light for every darkness, life in death, the promise of our Lord's return, and the assurance of everlasting glory.