John Stott Quotes

Top 77 wise famous quotes and sayings by John Stott

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John Stott quotes: The gospel is NOT preached if Christ is not preached. The gospel is NOT preached if Christ is not preached.
John Stott quotes: If we love our neighbor we shall without doubt tell him the good news of Jesus. But equally if we truly love our neighbor we shall not stop there. If we love our neighbor we shall without doubt tell him the good news of Jesus. But equally if we truly love our neighbor we shall not stop there.
John Stott quotes: We have the means of evangelizing our country, but they are slumbering in the pews of our churches. We have the means of evangelizing our country, but they are slumbering in the pews of our churches.
John Stott quotes: A deaf church is a dead church: that is an unalterable principle. A deaf church is a dead church: that is an unalterable principle.
John Stott quotes: Our Christian life began not with our decision to follow Christ but with God's call to us to do so. Our Christian life began not with our decision to follow Christ but with God's call to us to do so.
John Stott quotes: No man preaches his sermon well to others if he does not first preach it to his own heart. No man preaches his sermon well to others if he does not first preach it to his own heart.
John Stott quotes: The symbol of the religion of Jesus is the cross, not the scales. The symbol of the religion of Jesus is the cross, not the scales.
John Stott quotes: When the Christian loses himself, he finds himself, he discovers his true identity. When the Christian loses himself, he finds himself, he discovers his true identity.
John Stott quotes: Simplicity is the first cousin of contentment. Simplicity is the first cousin of contentment.
John Stott quotes: Indignation and compassion form a powerful combination. They are indispensable to vision, and therefore to leadership. Indignation and compassion form a powerful combination. They are indispensable to vision, and therefore to leadership.
John Stott quotes: We are sent into the world, like Jesus, to serve. For this is the natural expression of our love for our neighbors. We love. We go. We serve. We are sent into the world, like Jesus, to serve. For this is the natural expression of our love for our neighbors. We love. We go. We serve.
John Stott quotes: Do not be content with a static Christian life. Determine rather to grow in faith and love, in knowledge and holiness. Do not be content with a static Christian life. Determine rather to grow in faith and love, in knowledge and holiness.
John Stott quotes: The chief occupational hazard of leadership is pride. The chief occupational hazard of leadership is pride.
John Stott quotes: There is no Christianity without the cross. If the cross is not central to our religion, ours is not the religion of Jesus. There is no Christianity without the cross. If the cross is not central to our religion, ours is not the religion of Jesus.
John Stott quotes: There is something inherently inappropriate about cherishing small ambitions for God. There is something inherently inappropriate about cherishing small ambitions for God.
John Stott quotes: God intends ... our care of Creation to reflect our love for the Creator. God intends ... our care of Creation to reflect our love for the Creator.
John Stott quotes: The reason I am a Christian is not that it is nice, but that it is true. The reason I am a Christian is not that it is nice, but that it is true.
John Stott quotes: The chief reason people do not know God is not because He hides from them but because they hide from Him. The chief reason people do not know God is not because He hides from them but because they hide from Him.
John Stott quotes: The essence of apostasy is changing sides from that of the crucified to that of the crucifier. The essence of apostasy is changing sides from that of the crucified to that of the crucifier.
John Stott quotes: Here's how to determine God's will for your life: Go wherever your gifts will be exploited the most. Here's how to determine God's will for your life: Go wherever your gifts will be exploited the most.
John Stott quotes: Never use a gallon of words to express a spoonful of thought. Our unadorned word should be enough. Never use a gallon of words to express a spoonful of thought. Our unadorned word should be enough.
John Stott quotes: What we need is not more learning, not more eloquence, not more persuasion, not more organization, but more power from the Holy Spirit. What we need is not more learning, not more eloquence, not more persuasion, not more organization, but more power from the Holy Spirit.
John Stott quotes: Christians who neglect the Bible simply do not mature. Christians who neglect the Bible simply do not mature.
John Stott quotes: The purpose of prayer is emphatically not to bend God's will to ours, but rather to align our will to his. The purpose of prayer is emphatically not to bend God's will to ours, but rather to align our will to his.
John Stott quotes: Grace is love that cares and stoops and rescues. Grace is love that cares and stoops and rescues.
John Stott quotes: The church is under orders. Evangelistic inactivity is disobedience. The church is under orders. Evangelistic inactivity is disobedience.
John Stott quotes: No theology is genuinely Christian which does not arise from and focus on the cross. No theology is genuinely Christian which does not arise from and focus on the cross.
John Stott quotes: It is there, at the foot of the cross, that we shrink to our true size. It is there, at the foot of the cross, that we shrink to our true size.
John Stott quotes: Sin and the child of God are incompatible. They may occasionally meet; they cannot live together in harmony Sin and the child of God are incompatible. They may occasionally meet; they cannot live together in harmony
John Stott quotes: It is a great comfort to know that our judge will be none other than our savior. It is a great comfort to know that our judge will be none other than our savior.
John Stott quotes: God does not love us because Christ died for us; Christ died for us because God loved us. God does not love us because Christ died for us; Christ died for us because God loved us.
John Stott quotes: It is no exaggeration to say that without Scripture a Christian life is impossible. It is no exaggeration to say that without Scripture a Christian life is impossible.
John Stott quotes: A Christian should resemble a fruit tree with real fruit, not a Christmas tree with decorations tied on A Christian should resemble a fruit tree with real fruit, not a Christmas tree with decorations tied on
John Stott quotes: Instead of inflicting upon us the judgment we deserved, God in Christ endured it in our place. Instead of inflicting upon us the judgment we deserved, God in Christ endured it in our place.
John Stott quotes: Grace is God loving, God stooping, God coming to the rescue, God giving himself generously in and through Jesus Christ. Grace is God loving, God stooping, God coming to the rescue, God giving himself generously in and through Jesus Christ.
John Stott quotes: The good news is the gospel of God, about Christ, according to Scripture, for the nations, unto the obedience of faith, and for the sake of the Name. The good news is the gospel of God, about Christ, according to Scripture, for the nations, unto the obedience of faith, and for the sake of the Name.
John Stott quotes: All worship is an intelligent and loving response to the revelation of God, because it is the adoration of His name. All worship is an intelligent and loving response to the revelation of God, because it is the adoration of His name.
John Stott quotes: God condemned sin in Christ, so that holiness might appear in us. God condemned sin in Christ, so that holiness might appear in us.
John Stott quotes: If Christ seldom makes offers without demands, He also seldom makes demands without offers. He offers His strength to enable us to meet His demands. If Christ seldom makes offers without demands, He also seldom makes demands without offers. He offers His strength to enable us to meet His demands.
John Stott quotes: A gift is acceptable according to what the giver has, not according to what he has not. A gift is acceptable according to what the giver has, not according to what he has not.
John Stott quotes: Apathy is the acceptance of the unacceptable. Apathy is the acceptance of the unacceptable.
John Stott quotes: The chief reason why the Christian believes in the divine origin of the Bible is that Jesus Christ Himself taught it. The chief reason why the Christian believes in the divine origin of the Bible is that Jesus Christ Himself taught it.
John Stott quotes: The cross is not just a badge to identify us ... it is also the compass which gives us our bearings in a disoriented world. The cross is not just a badge to identify us ... it is also the compass which gives us our bearings in a disoriented world.
John Stott quotes: Faith is a reasoning trust, a trust which reckons thoughtfully and confidently upon the trustworthiness of God. Faith is a reasoning trust, a trust which reckons thoughtfully and confidently upon the trustworthiness of God.
John Stott quotes: The Cross is the blazing fire at which the flame of our love is kindled, but we have to get near enough for its sparks to fall on us. The Cross is the blazing fire at which the flame of our love is kindled, but we have to get near enough for its sparks to fall on us.
John Stott quotes: Nobody can call himself a Christian who does not worship Jesus. Nobody can call himself a Christian who does not worship Jesus.
John Stott quotes: Persecution is simply the clash between two irreconcilable value-systems. Persecution is simply the clash between two irreconcilable value-systems.
John Stott quotes: Lord Jesus, I pray that this day I may take up my cross and follow you. Lord Jesus, I pray that this day I may take up my cross and follow you.