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Good Quotes

A. W. Tozer in "The Old Cross and the New."

Jesus was crucified, not in a cathedral between two candles, but on a cross between two thieves. - George F. MacLeod The cross cannot be defeated, for it is defeat. - Gilbert K. Chesterton There are no crown-wearers in heaven who were not cross-bearers here below. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon We need men of the cross, with the message of the cross, bearing the marks of the cross. - Vance Havner Christ's cross is such a burden as sails are to a ship or wings to a bird. - Samuel Rutherford He came to pay a debt He didn't owe because we owed a debt we couldn't pay. - Anonymous The old cross slew men; the new cross entertains them. The old cross condemned; the new cross amuses. The old cross destroyed confidence in the flesh; the new cross encourages it. A.W. Tozer All heaven is interested in the cross of Christ, all hell is terribly afraid of it, while men are the only beings who more or less ignore its meaning. - Oswald Chambers The cross: God's way of uniting suffering with love. - Georgia Harkness The figure of the Crucified invalidates all thought which takes success for its standard. - Dietrich Bonhoeffer The cross is the lightning rod of grace that short-circuits God's wrath to Christ so that only the light of His love remains for believers.