The Bible


A well-used Bible that is falling apart usually belongs to a person who isn’t.

The Bible is meant to be our daily bread, not cake for special occasions.

The saints understand the Bible better than theologians because they understand the Bible’s primary author, God, by loving Him with their whole heart and their whole mind.
Peter Kreeft

Scripture is good medicine.

The shortest verse in the Bible is “Jesus wept”. The only thing wrong with it is the past tense.
Randy Milholland

Reading parts of the Bible only once is like listening to the best song in the world only once.
Art Zannoni

Ignorance of Scripture is ignorance of Christ.
Saint Jerome

You can sum up the Bible in two words: Come closer.
John Eldridge

Let sleep find you holding your Bible, and when you head nods let it be resting on the sacred page.
Saint Jerome

The Old Testament is like a radio with its hidden voice announcing the One to come. The New Testament is like a television because the Word became both audible and visible.
Archbishop Fulton Sheen

A text without the context is a pretext.

The New Testament lies hidden in the Old; the Old is made accessible by the New.
Saint Augustine

The Bible is a love letter from God with your name on it.
Peter Kreeft

The Bible should come with a warning label.
Peter Kreeft

Beware of the Bible: It may change your life.

The Bible is like one big text message from God to you.

I congratulate you all for memorizing Scripture. You’re hiding His Word in your hearts so that in times of trial and temptation, you will have a weapon to fight with.
Tim Tebow (in a letter to the class of 2009 at Our Lady of Grace Catholic School, Edina, MN)

The Bible does not teach us how the heavens go, but how to go to Heaven.

God never intended that we should merely get into His Word. His intent is that the Word should get into us.
Nancy Leigh DeMoss

The Bible will keep you from sin, or sin will keep you from the Bible.
Dwight L. Moody

We do not read in the Gospel that the Lord said, “I am sending you the Holy Spirit, that he may teach you about the course of the sun and the moon.” He wished to make people Christians, not astronomers.
Saint Augustine

Nature reveals God’s mind and imagination, and scripture reveals God’s heart and will.
Peter Kreeft

Become familiar with the Bible so that it can be your compass pointing out the road to follow.
Pope Benedict XVI

Why don’t people read the Bible anymore? Because it has the power to change our lives.
Matthew Kelly

The very Bible which Protestants use to try and tear Catholics to threads was given to them by the Catholic Church.
Michael Cumbie

The Gospel of Mark is a passion narrative with a long introduction.
Martin Kähler

The more you read the Bible, the more you will love the author.

Visit many good books, but live in the Bible.
Charles Spurgeon

We speak to God when we pray; we listen to Him when we read the Scriptures.
Saint Ambrose

The Holy Bible is like a mirror before our mind’s eye. In it we see our inner face. From the Scriptures we can learn our spiritual deformities and beauties. And there too we discover the progress we are making and how far we are from perfection.
Saint Gregory the Great

An infallible book without an infallible interpreter is a worthless book.
Father Mike Schmitz

When we pray, we talk to God; when we read Scripture, God talks to us.
Saint Isidore of Seville

The most overlooked part of the Bible, apologetically speaking, is the table of contents. It does more than just tell us the pages on which the constituent books begin. It tells us that the Bible is a collection of books, and that implies a Collector. The identity of the Collector is what chiefly distinguishes the Protestant from the Catholic.
Karl Keating

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