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The Church is considered the House of God.

There are different types of Churches for different denominations of Christianity. Catholic Churches, Protestant Churches, Baptist churches and Methodist churches, are a few such types of churches.

Christians worship God, Jesus and Mother Mary in the Church and follow Church doctrines and Gospels Gospels are religious stories that are told in Church, and the Church Doctrine is a set of principles promoted by the Church under the guidance of a Bishop, a senior Clergy member.

Here we have listed some inspiring Church quotes which are adored by Christians all over the world. If you are interested in more Christian quotes, you can also look at these [Christian quotes about love] and Christian quotes about faith for more.

Famous Christian Quotes

The Church is a place where people meet to offer their prayers to Jesus. These church sayings by some famous preachers talk about God and faith. Thes famous quotes can be heard in Churches far and wide.

1." Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict."

-William E Channing.

2. "We are perishing for lack of wonder, not for lack of wonders."


3." Just as your body needs sleep, your soul needs time to rest in God."

-Craig Groeschel.

4. "The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service."

-Billy Graham.

5."Has what you do for God become more important to you than the Lord Himself?"

- Colin S. Smith.

6. "I find that I keep offering God my service when what He wants is my fellowship."

- John Paul Warren.

7. "Use your ministry to build people, not people to build your ministry."

Jacquelyn K. Heasley.

8. "Isn't it a comfort to worship a God we cannot exaggerate?"

-Francis Chan.

9. "It is the pleasing of God that is at the heart of worship."

-R.C. Sproul.

10."We should know and celebrate God with our whole person."

-Craig S.Keener.

11." The gospels were collected with other writings of the early Church. This collection became known as the New Testament. The New Testament is all about the life and message of Jesus Christ. The Old Testament contains the Scriptures of the Jewish Bible."

-Roger Quy.

12."God has given us two hands, one to receive with and the other to give with."

Billy Graham.

13."The goal of the pastor is not to get people to show up but to get people to grow up."

– John Maxwell

14."Baseball is like Church. Many attend, few understand."

-Leo Durocher.

15."Faith is love taking the form of aspiration."

-William E Channing.

16."Remember God's thoughts are not our thoughts and His way, not our ways. Ask God to help you to be aligned to the center of His will, and remember - as I've heard it said - that 'delay is not denial'."

-Pinkie Bagele Taolo.

17."I look at tens of thousands of church leaders who still do need a bit of an awakening."

-Bill Hybels.

18."God's work done in God's way will never lack God's supply."

- Hudson Taylor.

19."The Christian is not obedient unless he is doing all in his power to send the Gospel to the heathen world."

- A. B. Simpson.

20."The Church may hold whatever it holds with regard to clerical celibacy."

-William P. Leahy.

21."In no other way can the believer become as fully involved with God's work, especially the work of world evangelism, as in intercessory prayer."

- Dick Eastman.

22."Prayer is the mighty engine that is to move the missionary work."

- A.B. Simpson.

23."Let my heart be broken by the things that break the heart of God."

-Bob Pierce.

24."Out of 100 men, one will read the Bible, the other 99 will read the Christian."

-D.L. Moody.

25."If Jesus Christ be God and died for me, then no sacrifice can be too great for me to make for Him."

- C.T. Studd.

26."May every Church and Christian community be a place of mercy amid so much indifference."

- Pope Francis.

27."The Christian is the one whose imagination should fly beyond the stars."

- Francis A. Schaeffer.

28."To belong to Jesus is to embrace the nations with Him."

- John Piper.

29."The Church is a collection of like-minded people who have made the decision to follow Christ. They come together to both give and receive support and encouragement from each other."

-Daniel Colston.

30."The Church is like a great tree whose roots must be energetically  anchored in the earth while its leaves are serenely exposed to the bright sunlight."

-Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.

31."Christianity means a lot more than church membership."

- Billy Sunday.

32."I believe that there are too many practitioners in the Church, who are not believers."


33."Believers, look up - take courage. The angels are nearer than you think."

-Billy Graham.

34." The Church is not a political power; it's not a party, but it's a moral power."

-Pope Benedict XVI.

35."Every day people are straying away from the Church and going back to God."

-Lenny Bruce.

36."A good man is a good man, whether in this Church or out of it."

-Brigham Young.

37."Religion stands, the Church blocking the sun."

-Stephen Spender.

38."Since many of you do not belong to the Catholic Church and others are non-believers, from the bottom of my heart, I give this silent blessing to each and every one of you, respecting the conscience of each one of you but knowing that each one of you is a child of God."

-Pope Francis.

39."I have nothing but gratitude for my upbringing in the Church."

- John McGahern.

40."If fishing is a religion, fly fishing is high Church."

-Tom Brokaw.

41."God's holiness... puts everything and everyone in their rightful place."

-James MacDonald.

42."I believe there's a God, too. I met God at Church - the Catholic Church."

-Trippie Redd.

43."I like the silent Church before the service begins better than any preaching. "

-Ralph Waldo Emerson.

44."The Church is precisely that against which Jesus preached – and against which he taught his disciples to fight."

-Friedrich Nietzsche.

45."Buildings should be tools for ministry, not monuments."

-Rick Warren.

46."Wherever the Bishop appears, there let the people be, even as wheresoever Christ Jesus is, there is the Catholic Church."

- Ignatius of Antioch.

47."The Holy Ghost is peace. Christ is joy. God is love."

- Richelle E. Goodrich.

48."The perfect church service would be one we were almost unaware of. Our attention would have been on God."

- C.S. Lewis.

49."Servants think of ministry as an opportunity, not an obligation. They enjoy helping people, meeting needs, and doing ministry."

- Rick Warren.

50."This much is sure in all churches, forgetting party labels; the smallest meeting numerically is the prayer-meeting. If weak in prayer, we are weak everywhere."

- Leonard Ravenhill.

51."To escape the error of salvation by works, we have fallen into the opposite error of salvation without obedience."

-A.W. Tozer.

52."It won't save your soul if your wife is a Christian. You have got to be something more than a brother-in-law to the Church."

-Billy Sunday.

People during mass in catholic Church, Luxembourg City.

Quotes About The Church

The Church also plays a remarkable role in community services. This section includes interesting quotes about Church.

53."You can be committed to the Church but not committed to Christ, but you cannot be committed to Christ and not committed to the Church."

-Joel Osteen.

54."I want get across to not just the Church world. I want to get outside those walls to everyday people."

-Joel Osteen.

55."Where God builds a church, the devil builds a chapel. "

- Martin Luther.

56."Religion is the product of organizations called churches."

-Sunday Adelaja.

57."Your body is the Church where Nature asks to be referenced."

-Marquis de Sade.

58."Teenagers who do not go to Church are adored by God, but they don't get to meet some of the people who love God back."  

-Anne Lamott.

59."Our problems sometimes show the degree of our relationship with God."

- Dr. Paul Gitwaza.

60."The Churches are preaching miracles and not gospel of the kingdom."

-Sunday Adelaja.

61."If you leave the church service thinking about how good the pastor was, he has missed the mark. If you leave consumed with Christ, the pastor has been used by the Lord."

-Howard G. Hendricks.

62."What has the Church gained if it is popular but there's no conviction, no repentance, no power?"

-A. W. Tozer.

63."Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?"

- Corrie ten Boom.

64."Not for yourself, O Church, do you exist, any more than Christ existed for himself."

-Charles Spurgeon.

65."That very Church which the world likes best is sure to be that which God abhors."

-Charles Spurgeon.

66."If we fix our churches, our nation is fixed."

- Sunday Adelaja.

67."The day we find the perfect Church, it becomes imperfect the moment we join it."

-Charles Spurgeon.

68."The Church is not a gallery for the better exhibition of eminent Christians, but a school for the education of imperfect ones."

-Henry Ward Beecher.

69."Sinning when alone is easy but Worshipping alone is difficult."

-Dr. Paul Gitwaza.

70."Christians are not limited to any church. "

- Billy Graham.

71."Those who would renegotiate the boundaries between Church and state must therefore answer a difficult question: why would we trade a system that has served us so well for one that has served others so poorly?"

-Sandra Day O'Connor.

72."Church is the only place where someone speaks to me and I do not have to answer back."

-Charles de Gaulle.

73."God wants every local Church to be the first place people think to go when they've really messed up... not the last."

-Tullian Tchividjian.

74."The nearer the Church the further from God."

-Lancelot Andrewes.

75."My own mind is my own Church."

-Thomas Paine.

76."A church is a hospital for sinners, not a museum for saints."

-Pauline Phillips.

77."Church architecture describes visually the idea of the sacred, which is a fundamental need of man."

-Mario Botta.

78."There is no heresy or no philosophy which is so abhorrent to the Church as a human being."

-James Joyce.

79."And those who are willing to do whatever work is necessary to see the Church blessed, whole, and thriving are the ones to whom true honor is due."

-Paula Casill.

80."There is no greater discovery than seeing God as the author of your destiny."

-Ravi Zacharias.

81."Church attendance is as vital to a disciple as a transfusion of rich, healthy blood to a sick man."

- D.L. Moody.

82."The Christian catacombs represent simplicity and earthiness; the cathedrals, transcendence, and wonder."

-Russell Moore.

83."The local Church is the hope of the world."

-Bill Hybels.

84. "The world and its people are my church."

-R. Alan Woods.

85."Church health is the key to church growth. All living things grow if they're healthy."

-Rick Warren.

86."There is no one true church, no one chosen people."

- Terry Tempest Williams.

Church And Bible Quotes

These quotes about Church lead us on the path of true faith. The church quotes on the Bible, the holy book of Christians, talk about love and forgiveness.

87."A good church is a Bible-centered church. Nothing is as important as this - not a large congregation, a witty pastor, or tangible experiences of the Holy Spirit."

-Alistair Begg.

88."When the world beats you down, open up your Bible."

-Lysa TerKeurst.

89."The Bible is the cradle wherein Christ is laid."

-Martin Luther.

90."God is the author of the Bible, and only the truth it contains will lead people to true happiness."

- George Muller.

91."No educated man can afford to be ignorant of the Bible."

- Theodore Roosevelt.

Spiritual Quotes

These quotes from the Bible, Church preachers and other spiritual thinkers spread awareness of spirituality and tell us about Jesus.

92."And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus."

- Philippians 4:19.

93."Jesus looked at them and said, 'With man it is impossible, but not with God. For all things are possible with God.'"

- Mark 10:27.

94."But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you."

- Matthew 6:33.

95."Baptism is not only a sacrament of our union with Christ; it is also a sacrament of our communion as the body of Christ."

-Michael Horton.

96."But the Lord stood with me and gave me strength."

- 2 Timothy 4:17.

97."Be strong and take heart, all who hope in the Lord."

- Psalm 31:25.

98."With God, all things are possible."

- Matthew 19:26.

99. "Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God, which he obtained with his own blood."

-Acts 20:28.

100."Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to preaching and to teaching."

- 1 Timothy 4:13 NIV.

101."Worship has been misunderstood as something that arises from a feeling which 'comes upon you,' but it is vital that we understand that it is rooted in a conscious act of the will, to serve and obey the Lord Jesus Christ."

-Graham Kendrick.

102."But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us."

- Romans 5:8.

103."It is the Holy Spirit's job to convict, God's job to judge, and my job to love."

- Billy Graham.

104."I believe in the literal rising of the body of Christ. It's the cornerstone of my Christian faith."

-Francis Collins.

The Best Inspirational Quotes About Church

These quotes from the Church inspire people and motivate them to be happy in life.

105."Your management of the information that you have will determine whether God will trust you or not with His mysteries."

-Dr. Paul Gitwaza.

106."Good works do not make a good man, but a good man does good works."

-Martin Luther.

107."Start your child's day with love and encouragement and end the day the same way."

-Zig Ziglar.

108."I loved my father for many reasons that others in the Church did not know. We didn't have to talk about religious things. Very rarely did we. He was just my friend, my pal, the greatest buddy that I had."

-Matthew Barnett.

109."If you feel besieged by life today, lean on the God of peace – the God of hope and the future. The same God who has a plan for Israel has a plan for you. Trust that He will direct your path."

-Dr.David Jeremiah.

110."Let the world know what you live for... not what you fall for!"

- John Paul Warren.

111."The day we find the perfect Church, it becomes imperfect the moment we join it."

-Charles H. Spurgeon.

112."You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them."

- Desmond Tutu.

Word Of God Quotes

These Word of God quotes, from preachers of the Church worldwide, tell us about God's love and his miracles.

113."You can't do the will of God if you don't know the Word of God."

-Jack Wyrtzen.

114."When we look into the mirror of God's Word, we see ourselves more clearly."

-James 1:23,24, 25.

115."The Word of my Lord is the sword for world."

-Toba Beta.

116."God and his Word are the reality we need - the Rock under our feet."

- John Piper.

117."Heed to the Word of God, you will be healed."

-Lailah Gifty Akita.

118."My conscious is captivated by the true words of Christ."

- Lailah Gifty Akita.

119."The fact that God is infinite makes the study of His Word a lifetime occupation."

-Billy Graham.

120."Ministry's not an option for a Christian; it's a privilege."

- Lori Hatcher.

121."All ministry must be God-centered, but it must also be man-purposed."

-Samuel Waldron.

122."Through the written Word we discover the Living Word—Jesus Christ."

- Billy Graham.

123."I wouldn't serve a God who wouldn't speak to me."

-George Foreman.

124."Words are the most powerful forces in the Universe."

-Lailah Gifty Akita.

125."The living Word of God is the light for my path."

- Lailah Gifty Akita.

126."Despite the huge crowd, He speaks to His disciples as though no one else is there."

-Roma Downey.

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