20 Scripture Alone Quotes

“I am bound by the Scriptures I have quoted and my conscience is captive to the Word of God.  I cannot and I will not recant anything…” – Martin Luther

“Scripture is an inexhaustible treasure chest of God-centered, life-changing truth.” – Brandon Smith

“The Bible has the final say.” – Kevin DeYoung

“Scripture is the norm of norms that cannot be normed.” – Martin Luther

“The Bible is not a naked authority.” – Martin Luther

“What is asserted without the Scriptures or proven revelation may be held as an opinion, but need not be believed.” – Martin Luther

“It is a glory which every preacher may claim, to be able to say with full confidence of heart: ‘This trust have I toward God in Christ, that what I teach and preach is truly the Word of God.” – Martin Luther

“A church with a minimized Word is not a church at all; it’s a train without tracks, a winding mountain road without guardrails.” – Brandon Smith

88% of American households own a Bible – 37% of people read it once a week or more – Barna Group

“Let nobody suppose that he has tasted the Holy Scriptures sufficiently unless he has ruled over the churches with the prophets for a hundred years.” – Martin Luther

“We will never fully exhaust the Word of God.” – Brandon Smith

“I simply taught, preached, and wrote God’s Word; otherwise I did nothing…The Word so greatly weakened the papacy that never a prince or emperor did such damage to it it.  I did nothing.  The Word did it all.” – Martin Luther

“The gospel is the greatest unity we can offer because it saves anyone and everyone who believes it, bringing believers into the same body of Christ.  It offends, yes, but it also unites.  Like Luther and like the early Christians in Acts, we should be emboldened by the power of God’s Word to take the gospel to our living rooms, our neighborhoods, and the the ends of the earth.  We shouldn’t have dinner with Sally next door to show her how righteous we are, trying to make her more like us.  Rather, we should show her the character of Christ and the truth of God’s Word.” – Brandon Smith

“Scripture alone is the true lord and master of all writing and doctrine on earth.  If that is not granted, what is Scripture good for?  The more we reject it, the moe we become satisfied with men’s books and human teachers.” – martin Luther

“I approve only of those human institutions which are founded upon the authority of God and derived from Scripture.” – John Calvin

“Sola Scriptura is the cornerstone of universal Protestantism; and on it Protestantism stands, or else it falls.” – B.B. Warfield

“The foundation of our religion is the written word, the Scriptures of God.” – Huldrych Zwingli

“The reformation of the sixteenth century was founded upon the authority of the Bible, yet it set the world aflame.” – J. Gresham Machen

“Here then is the difference.  They place the authority of the Church without the word of God; we annex it to the word, and allow it not to be separated from it.” – John Calvin

“Recognition of the total truth and trustworthiness of Holy Scripture is essential to a full grasp and adequate confession of its authority.” – Chicago Statement on Biblical Inerrancy


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