Illuminating Quotes from great Christians
“Cheap Grace is the idea that "grace" did it all for me so I do not need to change my lifestyle.”
“The believer who accepts the idea of "cheap grace" thinks he can continue to live like the rest of the world.”
“Instead of following Christ in a radical way, the Christian lost in cheap grace thinks he can simply enjoy the consolations of his grace.”
“The Bible is either absolute or obsolete.”
“Is your main ambition in life to be on the Devil’s most wanted list?”
“When there is something in the Bible churches don’t like, they call it Legalism.”
“You can have all your doctrines right—yet still not have the presence of God.”
“A popular evangelist reaches your emotions. A true prophet reaches your conscience.”
“Could a mariner sit idle if he heard the drowning cry?
Could a doctor sit in comfort and just let his patients die?
Could a fireman sit idle, let men burn and give no hand?
Can you sit at ease in Zion with the world around you DAMNED?”
R.A. Torrey (1856-1928) was a very well-known Christian writer, evangelist, pastor, graduate of Yale University, and was also the superintendent of Moody Bible Institute for 19 years.
“Look at the legalized adultery we call divorce.”
“Men marry one wife after another and are still admitted into good society; and women do likewise. There are thousands of supposedly respectable men in America living with other men's wives, and thousands of supposedly respectable women living with other women's husbands.”
From R.A. Torrey's book How to Pray, pages 94-95