I Thessalonians 5:20, 21

Do not despise expounding of scripture, but scrutinize all things. Hold fast that which is right.

Malo periculosam libertatem quam quietum servitium

- I prefer liberty with danger to peace with slavery.

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Monday, October 23, 2006

Quotes - About the Bible

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"There are more sure marks of authenticity in the Bible than in any profane history." .... "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

“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 [1738-1822]
Astronomist. Discovered Uranus, several nebulae, and binary stars. First to accurately describe the Milky Way Galaxy

"The secret of my success? It is simple. It is found in the Bible."

George Washington Carver


"What hath God wrought?"

Found in the Bible; Numbers 23:23
First message sent by the electric telegraph

Samuel Morse
[1791-1872]

"Our constitution was made only for a moral and religious people...so great is my veneration of the Bible that the earlier my children begin to read, the more confident will be my hope that they will prove useful citizens in their country and respectful members of society."

John Adams


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

George Washington


"A nation of well-informed men who have been taught to know the price of rights which God has given them cannot be enslaved."

Benjamin Franklin

“Our citizens should early understand that the genuine source of correct republican principles is the Bible, particularly the New Testament.”

Noah Webster


"The Bible is worth all other books which have ever been printed."

Patrick Henry


"It cannot be emphasized too strongly or too often that this great nation was founded, not by religionists, but by Christians; not on religions, but on the Gospel of Jesus Christ”.

Patrick Henry


"That Book (the Bible) is the rock on which our Republic rests."

Andrew Jackson

"I believe the Bible is the best gift God has ever given to man."

Abraham Lincoln

"At this time I both read and studied all kinds of literature: cosmography, histories, chronicles, and philosophy and other arts , to which our Lord opened my mind unmistakably to the fact that it was possible to navigate from here to the Indies, and He evoked in me the will for the execution of it; and with this fire I came to Your Highnesses. All those who heard of my plan disregarded it mockingly and with laughter. All the sciences of which I spoke were of no profit to me nor the authorities in them; only in Your Highnesses my faith, and my stay. Who would doubt that this light did not come from the Holy Spirit, anyway as far as I am concerned, which comforted with rays of marvelous clarity and with its Holy and Sacred Scriptures."

Christopher Columbus

"The New Testament is the very best book that ever was or ever will be known in the world."

Charles Dickens

"The existence of the Bible is a book for the people. It's the greatest benefit the human race has ever experienced. Every attempt to belittle it is a crime against humanity."

Immanuel Kant

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

Horace Greeley

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Isaac Asimov
"Properly read, the Bible is the most potent force for atheism ever conceived."

Charles Fockaert said...

Another century and there will not be a Bible on earth! --Voltaire

Voltaire expected that within 100 years of his lifetime there would not be one Bible in the world. His house became a distribution center for Bibles in many languages within 50 years of Voltaire's demise.

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