John Stott Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old John Stott quotes, John Stott sayings, and John Stott proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.'

We live and die; Christ died and lived! John Stott
Apathy is the acceptance of the unacceptable. John Stott
We must be global Christians with a global vision because our God is a global God. John Stott
The concept of substitution lies at the heart of both sin and salvation. For the essence of sin is man substituting himself for God, while the essence of salvation is God substituting himself for man. John Stott
Baptism with water is the sign and seal of baptism with the Spirit, as much as it is of the forgiveness of sins. Water-baptism is the initiatory Christian rite, because Spirit-baptism is the initiatory Christian experience. John Stott
A Christian should resemble a fruit tree with real fruit, not a Christmas tree with decorations tied on. John Stott
We live and die; Christ died and lived! John Stott
Pride is more than the first of the seven deadly sins; it is itself the essence of all sin. John Stott
Word and worship belong indissolubly to each other. All worship is an intelligent and loving response to the revelation of God, because it is the adoration of His name. Therefore, acceptable worship is impossible without preaching. For preaching is making known the name of the Lord, and worship is praising the name of the Lord made known. John Stott
Persecution is simply the clash between two irreconcilable value-systems. John Stott
Social responsibility becomes an aspect not of Christian mission only, but also of Christian conversion. It is impossible to be truly converted to God without being thereby converted to our neighbor. John Stott
To ‘evangelize’ . . . does not mean to win converts . . . but simply to announce the good news, irrespective of the results. John Stott
Good conduct arises out of good doctrine. John Stott
Grace is love that cares and stoops and rescues. John Stott
The symbol of the religion of Jesus is the cross, not the scales. John Stott
We live and die, Christ died and lived. John Stott