Philip Yancey Sayings and Quotes

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

Grace, like water, flows to the lowest part. Philip Yancey
When suffering happens, it forces us to confront life in a different way than we normally do. Philip Yancey
Human beings do not readily admit desperation. When they do, the kingdom of heaven draws near. Philip Yancey
The proof of spiritual maturity is not how pure you are but awareness of your impurity. That very awareness opens the door to grace. Philip Yancey
Legalism is a subtle danger because no one thinks of himself as a legalist. Philip Yancey
Whatever else it is, the kingdom of God is decidedly not a call to violent revolution. Philip Yancey
Whatever makes us feel superior to other people, whatever tempts us to convey a sense of superiority, that is the gravity of our sinful nature, not grace. Philip Yancey
Be salt, and a little bit of salt keeps the whole society from going rancid. Philip Yancey
Be salt, and a little bit of salt keeps the whole society from going rancid. Philip Yancey
The presence of another caring person doubles the amount of pain a person can endure Philip Yancey
Release what is good. Philip Yancey
Grace is heartfelt, tinged with love, a spillover gift of the God who extended undeserved favor toward us. Philip Yancey
Some of us seem so anxious about avoiding hell that we forget to celebrate our journey toward heaven. Philip Yancey
Unearned gifts and unexpected pleasures bring the most joy. Philip Yancey
Whatever makes us feel superior to other people, whatever tempts us to convey a sense of superiority, that is the gravity of our sinful nature, not grace. Philip Yancey
If God doesn't want something for me, I shouldn't want it either. Philip Yancey