Preacher Quotes

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Theodore Parker
“I do not pretend to understand the moral universe; the arc is a long one, my eye reaches but little ways; I cannot calculate the curve and complete the figure by the experience of sight, I can divine it by conscience. And from what I see I am sure it bends towards justice.”
Theodore Parker, The present aspect of slavery in America and the immediate duty of the North: a speech delivered in the hall of the State house, before the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Convention, on Friday night, January 29, 1858

Eugene V. Debs
“If I were hungry and friendless today, I would rather take my chances with a saloon-keeper than with the average preacher.”
Eugene V. Debs

Todd Stocker
“A speaker should approach his preparation not by what he wants to say, but by what he wants to learn.”
Todd Stocker

Harper Lee
“Again, as I had often met it in my own church, I was confronted with the Impurity of Women doctrine that seemed to preoccupy all clergymen.”
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird

V. Theia
“I’m fucking stupid in love with you. I know you’re scared, but I’ll work with that, I’ll build everything around what you want. I want you to choose me. Choose us. Take a fucking chance on the unknown for once in your life and trust I'm there with you, that I will never hurt you in any way you expect from people and I'll always do my best for us. You are not alone. I’d never leave you alone. I'm fucking crazy in love with you, so fucking crazy it drives me mad wanting you to choose me back, I’d chase you to the goddamn end of the world, that’s how much I want you.”
V. Theia, Preacher Man

Harley King
“If I woke up one morning and realized that all I ever was going to be was a business man, I'd probably die. All my dreams would be shattered. Early in life I had many dreams. I dreamed of being a great basketball star. I dreamed of being a preacher. I dreamed of saving the world from war and racism. And I dreamed of being a great poet. Today, I dream only of writing.”
Harley King, Mother, Don't Lock Me In That Closet!

Philip Wylie
“The novelist now usurps the chair of the educator, the pulpit of the preacher, the columns of the journalist. Yet his original purpose of entertaining may have been his highest purpose. (introduction to Gladiator, Book League Monthly, 1930)”
Philip Wylie

V. Theia
“She had climbed into his turmoil and made herself at home, fixing him one brick at a time from the inside, powerless to stop her, she touched his pain and made it a little better each time.”
V. Theia, Preacher Man

V. Theia
“His strut reminded her of a smiling serial killer, oh yeah, he'd kill you, but boy, he'd have lovely manners while he did it.”
V. Theia, Preacher Man

“My tears were wiped away, my heart was strong, I saw the way of healing…I said, “God help me now to preach the Word to all the dying around, and tell them how ‘tis Satan still defiles, and Jesus still delivers, for He is just the same today.”
John Alexander Dowie

Jay Kristoff
“It's hard to drown your sorrows when the little bastards can swim.”
Jay Kristoff, TRUEL1F3

“The typical clergy/laity system practiced among most churches is detrimental to believers. In this system only a professional class of people teaches and preaches, while the majority of the believers listen.”
Henry Hon, ONE: Unfolding God's Eternal Purpose from House to House

Abhijit Naskar
“I am not a teacher or a preacher or a messiah. I cannot teach you anything, for I know nothing. I have nothing to preach you either. I have only this one ultimate sense of responsibility to make you think, seeing all the disastrous incidents that are taking place in this world.”
Abhijit Naskar

Carlos Wallace
“I don't talk to politicians about God or clergy about investments.”
Carlos Wallace

Ehsan Sehgal
“My mind, my eyes; and ears are open. I can judge. I can see, and I can hear because I am not a judge, not a leader and not a preacher.”
Ehsan Sehgal

Mokokoma Mokhonoana
“All preachers speak confidently about life after death as if they once died, even though almost all of them have never even fainted.”
Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Martin Luther
“A good preacher should have these properties and virtues:

1. Teach systematically

2. Have a ready wit

3. Be eloquent

4. Have a good voice

5. Have a good memory

6. Know when to make an end

7. Be sure of his doctrine

8. Venture and engage body and blood, wealth and honour, in the Word

9. Suffer himself to be mocked and jeered of every one”
Martin Luther, The Table Talk of Martin Luther

Brian Andreas
“He told me about Jesus & Arizona & the best way to make beer & I said you're a funny kind of preacher & he said it's a funny kind of world & I still remember his eyes as clear as a desert morning.
—Funny World”
Brian Andreas, Still Mostly True

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Without the preacher, there is no preaching.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Lancelot Schaubert
“Preacher said, "I want a nice clean marriage, no shots below the belt."
Remmy said, “Obviously you’ve never been on a honeymoon.”
Lancelot Schaubert, Bell Hammers

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Priesthood lies in praying.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Lailah Gifty Akita
“The priest teaches the gospel of God.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Lailah Gifty Akita
“A preacher must preach the gospel of God.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Lailah Gifty Akita
“The priest must teach the true knowledge of God to the people”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Lailah Gifty Akita
“In Christ, we speak before God with sincerity, as those sent from God.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Lailah Gifty Akita
“Peddle not the word of God for profit.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Lailah Gifty Akita
“The duty of a preacher is to preach.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Lailah Gifty Akita
“The preacher must proclaim the gospel of God.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Lailah Gifty Akita
“The preacher must pray.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

Lailah Gifty Akita
“The preacher's duty is to preach the gospel of God.”
Lailah Gifty Akita

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