Top 10 Quotes by D Elton Trueblood

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

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

D Elton Trueblood
The Christian is joyful, not because he is blind to injustice and suffering, but because he is convinced that these, in the light of the divine sovereignty, are never ultimate. The Christian can be sad, and often is perplexed, but he is never really worried, because he knows that the purpose of God is to bring all things in heaven and on earth together under one head, even Christ.
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
A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit.
D Elton Trueblood

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

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

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

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.