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The Bible tells us that there are some things worth fighting for. In fact, the Bible says there's some things worth dying for.
In the biblical worldview, the purpose of all creation is to benefit man. This anthropocentric view of nature, and indeed of the whole universe, is completely at odds with the current secular idealization of nature. This secular view posits that nature has its own intrinsic meaning and purpose, independent of man.
All of creation, in the biblical view, was to ultimately prepare the way for the creation of man. But one does not need the Bible alone to hold this view. A purely scientific reading of the universe is in keeping with this view. Everything - every natural and physical law - is exquisitely tuned to produce life, and ultimately man, on earth.
Given the unprecedented ignorance of the Bible in contemporary America, it is likely that more young Americans will only know the Noah of 'Noah.' We can only hope that the film offers even a fraction of the wisdom of the original.
The Book of Mormon, the record of Joseph, verifies and clarifies the Bible. It removes stumbling blocks; it restores many plain and precious things.
Ezra Taft Benson
My book centers in on the New Testament, the goal being to help a person who wants to understand the Bible to see how what God did as revealed in the New Testament will reveal to them their own personal story.
Energy, like the biblical grain of the mustard-seed, will remove mountains.
In the world of language, or in other words in the world of art and liberal education, religion necessarily appears as mythology or as Bible.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
To get overprotective about particular readings of the Bible is always in danger of idolatry.
N. T. Wright
I was taught a lot of Bible at home and had a voracious appetite for reading the Bible.
On becoming more acquainted with the word of the Bible, I began to understand so much more of what I had been taught, and of what I had learned about life and about the people in mine.
And well historically it's never been a good thing to compare yourself to biblical characters.
The Bible is a study guide for social interaction.
If you read back in the Bible, the letter of the apostle Paul to the church of Thessalonia, he said that in the latter days before the end of the age that the Earth would be caught up in what he called the birth pangs of a new order.
I grew up in the Bible Belt and I made my own clothes and dyed my hair purple. Nobody ever knew what to do with me.
I don't doubt that God can bring good out of tragedies, but the Bible is clear that God is not the author of evil!
My father, my Rastafari culture, has a tight link to the Jewish culture. We have a strong connection from when I was a young boy and read the Bible, the Old Testament.
The Bible makes it clear that self-righteousness is the premier enemy of the Gospel.
Fundamentalists are panicked by the apparent disintegration of the family, the disappearance of certainty and the decay of morality. Fear leads them to ask, if we cannot trust the Bible, what can we trust?
There are two basic restrictions on marriage in the Bible: Number one, she should marry a man. Number two, he should be a Christian.
After 'The Poisonwood Bible' was published, several people believed that my parents were missionaries, which could not be further from the truth.
God himself preserved the Bible, and brought it down through the ages.
The Bible has done more harm than any other book in the world.
A biblical false prophet was a servant of the devil attempting to lead people away from the truth.
The Bible is the great family chronicle of the Jews.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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