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N. T. Wright quotes and sayings

Clergyman | Born: December 1, 1948
N. T. Wright motivational quote : Certainly Paul shares the view of the Old Testament prophets that God will one day flood the world with justice and joy - and that this has begun to be fulfilled in the resurrection of Jesus.
N. T. Wright motivational quote : Blessed are the pure in heart; how will people believe that, unless we ourselves are worshipping the living God until our own hearts are set on fire and scorched through with his purity?
N. T. Wright motivational quote : God has committed himself, ever since creation, to working through his creatures--in particular, through his image-bearing human beings--but they have all let Him down.
N. T. Wright motivational quote : People often get upset when you teach them what is in the Bible rather than what they presume is in the Bible.
N. T. Wright motivational quote : What many people today assume Christianity to be is basically Plutarch plus Jesus.
N. T. Wright motivational quote : It's very easy for a church just to slide along from week to week, taking it for granted that we do our services like this and that, and we celebrate the sacraments like this and that.
N. T. Wright motivational quote : When Jesus wanted to explain to his disciples what his death was all about, he didn't give them a theory, he gave them a meal.
N. T. Wright motivational quote : It's partly that I'm an extrovert and that I like being with people. If you shut me up in a library with nothing else around for weeks on end, I'd go mad! I have to sort of go out.
N. T. Wright motivational quote : Looking back to the earlier centuries of the church, most of the great teachers were also bishops and vice versa. It's only fairly recently that the church has had this great divide.
N. T. Wright motivational quote : Often people see doctrines as a checklist. Here are the following nineteen truths which you've got to believe to be a good sound Christian.
N. T. Wright motivational quote : First-hand acquaintance with the actual texts is always the best way.