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I believe in Christianity as I believe in the rising sun; not because I see it, but by it I can see all else.

Faith makes a Christian. Life proves a Christian. Trial confirms a Christian. Death crowns a Christian.
If Christians would really live according to the teachings of Christ, as found in the Bible, all of India would be Christian today.
He who begins by loving Christianity better than truth, will proceed by loving his own sect or church better than Christianity, and end in loving himself better than all.
The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting. It has been found difficult; and left untried.
Christianity is a battle not a dream.
Many people profess Christianity. Very few live it-almost none. And when you live it people may think you're crazy. It has been truthfully said that the world is equally shocked by one who repudiates Christianity as by one who practices it.
Christianity makes suffering contagious.
Christians are rare people on earth.
If you make a great deal of Christ, He will make a great deal of you; But it you make but little of Christ, He will make but little of you.
Two great European narcotics, alcohol and Christianity.
Being a Christian is more than just an instantaneous conversion; it is like a daily process whereby you grow to be more and more like Christ.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
Most of us spend the first six days of each week sowing wild oats; then we go to church on Sunday and pray for a crop failure.
Don't feel superior just because you go to church, it doesn't make you a Christian.
If Jesus Christ be God and died for me, then no sacrifice can be too great for me to make for Him.
Is your Christianity ancient history--or current events?
To be like Christ is to be a Christian.
Any hope that America would finally grow up vanished with the rise of fundamentalist Christianity. Fundamentalism, with its born-again regression, its pink-and-gold concept of heaven, its literal-mindedness, its rambunctious good cheer... its anti-intellectualism... its puerile hymns... and its faith-healing... are made to order for King Kid America.
Bear the Cross cheerfully and it will bear you.
Christianity is either relevant all the time or useless anytime. It is not just a phase of life; it is life itself.
The single greatest cause of atheism in the world today is Christians, who acknowledge Jesus with their lips, then walk out the door, and deny Him by their lifestyle. That is what an unbelieving world simply finds unbelievable
The trouble with some of us is that we have been inoculated with small doses of Christianity which keep us from catching the real thing.
The early Christian rules of life were not made to last, because the early Christians did not believe that the world itself was going to last.
A strong argument for the religion of Christ is this -- that offences against Charity are about the only ones which men on their death-beds can be made -- not to understand -- but to feel -- as crime.
Wherever there are walls I shall inscribe this eternal accusation against Christianity upon them -- I can write in letters which make even the blind see. I call Christianity the one great curse, the one great intrinsic depravity, the one great instinct for revenge for which no expedient is sufficiently poisonous, secret, subterranean, petty -- I call it the one immortal blemish of mankind.
I have had more trouble with myself than with any other man.
No egoism is so insufferable as that of the Christian with regard to his soul.
A good example is far better than a good precept.
A rule I have had for years is: to treat the Lord Jesus Christ as a personal friend. His is not a creed, a mere doctrine, but it is He Himself we have.
There were honest people long before there were Christians and there are, God be praised, still honest people where there are no Christians. It could therefore easily be possible that people are Christians because true Christianity corresponds to what they would have been even if Christianity did not exist.
The question is not How much may I indulge in and still be saved. God forbid! I must rather ask, What about Christ's will and the example I set for my fellow Christians?
The trouble with born-again Christians is that they are an even bigger pain the second time around.
People in general are equally horrified at hearing the Christian religion doubted, and at seeing it practiced.
How natural that the errors of the ancient should be handed down and, mixing with the principles and system which Christ taught, give to us an adulterated Christianity.
A Christian is nothing but a sinful man who has put himself to school for Christ for the honest purpose of becoming better.
Christianity has operated with an unmitigated arrogance and cruelty -- necessarily, since a religion ordinarily imposes on those who have discovered the true faith the spiritual duty of liberating the infidels.
The church that is man-managed instead of God-governed is doomed to failure. A ministry that is college-trained but not Spirit-filled works no miracles.
I am not a Catholic; but I consider the Christian idea, which has its roots in Greek thought and in the course of the centuries has nourished all of our European civilization, as something that one cannot renounce without becoming degraded.
A Christian is a man who feels repentance on Sunday for what he did on Saturday and is going to do on Monday.