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If I discover within myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world. C.S. Lewis

Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important. C.S Lewis

I have a fundamental belief in the Bible as the Word of God, written by men who were inspired. I study the Bible daily.  Sir Isaac Newton

After the knowledge of, and obedience to, the will of God, the next aim must be to know something of His attributes of wisdom, power, and goodness as evidenced by His handiwork.  James Prescott Joule, described the First Law of Thermodynamics

I had the intention of becoming a theologian…but now I see how God is, by my endeavors, also glorified in astronomy, for ‘the heavens declare the glory of God.” Johannes Kepler, Astronomy/Laws of Planetary Motion

A thorough understanding of the Bible is better than a college education. Theodore Roosevelt

We must not build on the sands of an uncertain and everchanging science…but upon the rock of inspired Scriptures.  Sir Ambrose Flemming, British electrical engineer and inventor

It is impossible to mentally or socially enslave a Bible reading people. The principles of the Bible are the groundwork of human freedom. Horace Greeley

England has two books; the Bible and Shakespeare. England made Shakespeare, but the Bible made England. Victor Hugo

All human discoveries seem to be made only for the purpose of confirming more and more the Truths contained in the Sacred Scriptures.  Sir William Herschel, Astronomist. Discovered Uranus, several nebulae, and binary stars. First to accurately describe the Milky Way Galaxy

It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.  George Washington

With me the horrid doubt always arises whether the convictions of man’s mind, which has been developed from the mind of the lower animals, are of any value or at all trustworthy. Would any one trust in the convictions of a monkey’s mind, if there are any convictions in such a mind? Charles Darwin

If it could be demonstrated that any complex organ existed which could not possibly have been formed by numerous, successive, slight modifications, my theory would absolutely break down. Charles Darwin

Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened. Winston Churchill

The loneliest moment in life is when you have just experienced that which you thought would deliver the ultimate, and it has just let you down. Ravi Zacharias

The atheist can't find God for the same reason that a thief can't find a policeman. Author Unknown

The worst moment for the atheist is when he is really thankful, and has nobody to thank. Dante Gabriel Rossetti

Humanism or atheism is a wonderful philosophy of life as long as you are big, strong, and between the ages of eighteen and thirty-five. But watch out if you are in a lifeboat and there are others who are younger, bigger, or smarter. William Murray

The theory that thought is merely a movement in the brain is, in my opinion, nonsense; for if so, that theory itself would be merely a movement, an event among atoms, which may have speed and direction but of which it would be meaningless to use the words 'true' or 'false'. C.S. Lewis

If God would concede me His omnipotence for 24 hours, you would see how many changes I would make in the world. But if He gave me His wisdom too, I would leave things as they are. J.M.L. Monsabre

The greatest act of faith takes place when a man finally decides that he is not God. Johann Wolfgang Goethe

There are those who hate Christianity and call their hatred an all-embracing love for all religions. G.K. Chesterton

Practicing psychiatry without faith in God is like meeting a hungry man and giving him a toothpick. Author Unknown

A great many of those who 'debunk' traditional...values have in the background values of their own which they believe to be immune from the debunking process. C.S. Lewis

Some people complain because God puts thorns on roses, while others praise God for putting roses among thorns. Author Unknown

A heathen philosopher once asked a Christian, 'Where is God'? The Christian answered, 'Let me first ask you, Where is He not?' Aaron Arrowsmith

There is no neutral ground in the universe: every square inch, every split second, is claimed by God and counterclaimed by Satan. C.S. Lewis

For when we cease to worship God, we do not worship nothing, we worship anything. G. K. Chesterton

Someone once said that if you sat a million monkeys at a million typewriters for a million years, one of them would eventually type out all of Hamlet by chance. But when we find the text of Hamlet, we don't wonder whether it came from chance and monkeys. Why then does the atheist use that incredibly improbable explanation for the universe? Clearly, because it is his only chance of remaining an atheist. At this point we need a psychological explanation of the atheist rather than a logical explanation of the universe. Peter Kreeft

If God were small enough to be understood, He would not be big enough to be worshiped. Evelyn Underhill

Out of 100 men, one will read the Bible, the other 99 will read the Christian. D.L. Moody

The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and left untried. G.K. Chesterton

God exist whether or not men may choose to believe in Him. The reason why many people do not believe in God is not so much that it is intellectually impossible to believe in God, but because belief in God forces that thoughtful person to face the fact that he is accountable to such a God. Robert A. Laidlaw

Nobody talks so constantly about God as those who insist that there is no God. Heywood Broun

Merely having an open mind is nothing; the object of opening a mind, as of opening the mouth, is to shut it again on something solid. G.K. Chesterton

The most valued attributes of mankind do not come naturally to the human animal; character borrows from the divine. A.S.A. Jones
What comes into our minds when we think about God, is the most important thing about us. A.W. Tozer

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