Scriptures Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old scriptures quotes, scriptures sayings, and scriptures proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The scriptures recommend love and service to the enlightened to develop purity.     

Frederick Lenz

The Holy and Inspired Scriptures are sufficient of themselves for the preaching of the Truth.     

Athanasius of Alexandria

In the scriptures there is no such thing as righteous pride. It is always considered as a sin.     

Ezra Taft Benson

One thing that's clear in the Scriptures is that the nations do not lead people to peace; rather, people lead the nations to peace.     

Shane Claiborne

The reverence for the Scriptures is an element of civilization, for thus has the history of the world been preserved, and is preserved.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Scriptures - The sacred books of our holy religion, as distinguished from the false and profane writings on which all other faiths are based.     

Ambrose Bierce

The Scriptures bear ample and continuous evidence that the faith of the resurrection of the body lies in the faith that Jesus Christ died and rose again.     

Edward Mckendree Bounds

The holy scriptures as well as the local and General Authorities of the Church provide a safety net of counsel and guidance for the people of the Church.     

James E. Faust

All the Scriptures give clear proof of the Trinity, and it is from these that our principle is deduced...the distinction of the Trinity is quite clearly displayed.     

Tertullian

The scriptures teach us the ways of the Lord. They answer questions about how to live today. They bring a light and a spirit into our lives that we can get in no other way.     

Margaret D. Nadauld

Scriptures reveal the divine desires of the Lord in our behalf. Each of us should have a burning desire to search the scriptures diligently and daily to seek the will of the Lord in our life. For some, it may be necessary to develop the discipline to search the scriptures daily.     

L. Lionel Kendrick

Immersion in the scriptures is essential for spiritual nourishment     

Quentin L. Cook

The Scriptures were written, not to make us astronomers, but to make us saints.     

Matthew Henry

The Scriptures should be read with the aim of finding Christ in them. Whoever turns aside from this object, even though he wears himself out all his life in learning, he will never reach the knowledge of the truth.     

John Calvin

The scriptures offer us so many doctrinal diamonds. And when the light of the Spirit plays upon their several facets, they sparkle with celestial sense and illuminate the path we are to follow.     

Neal A. Maxwell

The scriptures are in print what Christ is in person.     

Aiden Wilson Tozer

The Holy Scriptures are our letters from home.     

Augustine

Where the Scriptures speak, we speak; where the Scriptures are silent, we are silent.     

Thomas Campbell

All the Scriptures give clear proof of the Trinity, and it is from these that our principle is deduced...the distinction of the Trinity is quite clearly displayed.     

Tertullian

The Holy Scriptures surpass in efficaciousness all the arts and all the sciences of the philosophers and jurists; these, though good and necessary to life here below, are vain and of no effect as to what concerns the life eternal.     

Martin Luther

The Scriptures are words of great encouragement.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

Explain the Scriptures by the Scriptures.     

Clement of Alexandria

Submission to the Scriptures is submission to God. Rebellion against the Scriptures is rebellion against God     

Kevin DeYoung

Yet one thing secures us what ever betide, the scriptures assures us that the Lord will provide.     

Isaac Newton

In the divine Scriptures, there are shallows and there are deeps; shallows where the lamb may wade, and deeps where the elephant may swim.     

John Owen

Ignorance of the Scriptures is ignorance of Christ.     

St. Jerome

One thing that's clear in the Scriptures is that the nations do not lead people to peace; rather, people lead the nations to peace.     

Shane Claiborne

The holy scriptures as well as the local and General Authorities of the Church provide a safety net of counsel and guidance for the people of the Church.     

James E. Faust

The truths of the Scriptures are so marked and inimitable, that the inventor would be more of a miraculous character than the hero.     

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

When you read the sacred Scriptures, or any other book, never think how you read, but what you read.     

John Philip Kemble