Top 10 Quotes by D Elton Trueblood

D Elton Trueblood

It takes a noble man to plant a seed for a tree that will someday give shade to people he may never meet.

D Elton Trueblood
The spoken word is never really effective unless it is backed up by a life, but it is also true that the living deed is never adequate without the support the spoken word can provide.
D Elton Trueblood

We need to be agnostics first and then there is some chance at arriving at a sensible system of belief.

D Elton Trueblood
Faith is not belief without proof, but trust without reservation. D. Elton Truebloo
D Elton Trueblood

At the profoundest depths in life, men talk not about God but with Him.

D Elton Trueblood
Our religion is one which challenges the ordinary human standards by holding that the ideal of life is the spirit of a little child. We tend to glorify adulthood and wisdom and worldly prudence, but the Gospel reverses all this. The Gospel says that the inescapable condition of entrance into the divine fellowship is that we turn and become as a little child.
D Elton Trueblood

Never trust a theologian who doesn't have a sense of humor.

D Elton Trueblood
This historic Christian doctrine of the divinity of Christ does not simply mean that Jesus is like God. It is far more radical than that. It means that God is like Jesus.
D Elton Trueblood

The world is equally shocked at hearing Christianity criticized and seeing it practiced.

D Elton Trueblood
If the average church should suddenly take seriously the notion that every lay member man or woman is really a minister of Christ, we could have something like a revolution in a very short time.