Cross Sayings and Quotes

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

If you carry your cross joyfully, it will carry you. Thomas a Kempis
It is much easier to wear a cross than to bear a cross. Leonard Ravenhill
Look at the cross and you will know what one soul means to Jesus. Mother Teresa
Without the cross we have a meaningless and powerless Christianity. Michael Catt
The cross is the only ladder high enough to touch Heaven's threshold. George Dana Boardman Pepper
Only on the cross do you have a totally holy God and a totally loving God. Timothy Keller
The cross is where God forgave his children without lowering his standards. Max Lucado
The Cross is the Word through which God has responded to evil in the world. Pope Francis
The cross is the place where, and the means by which, God loved us to the uttermost. N. T. Wright
The cross is God's way of taking away all of our accusations, excuses, and arguments. Rob Bell
The cross is proof of both the immense love of God and the profound wickedness of sin. John F. Macarthur Jr.
For those who live by faith, the cross is a treasure more valuable than gold and precious stones. Basil Moreau
The cross means there is no shipwreck without hope; there is no dark without dawn; nor storm without haven. Pope John Paul II
The cross is the surest, truest and deepest window on the very heart and character of the living and loving God. N. T. Wright
The cross alone is our theology. Martin Luther
The cross is the ladder to heaven. Thomas Draxe
The cross cannot be defeated for it is defeat. Gilbert K. Chesterton
Bear the Cross cheerfully and it will bear you. Thomas a Kempis
While the world changes, the cross stands firm. Bruno of Cologne
The cross is steady while the world is turning. Bruno of Cologne
The cross is the gift God gives to his friends. Philip Neri
All crosses are easier to carry when we keep moving. Neal A. Maxwell
The cross is God taking on flesh and blood and saying, Me too. Rob Bell
Taking up my cross means a life voluntarily surrendered to God. Arthur Pink
The cross grants us position, the Holy Spirit gives us experience. Watchman Nee
The Cross is the way to Paradise, but only when it is borne willingly. Paul of the Cross
The cross of Christ is the true ground and chief cause of Christian hope. Pope Leo I
The Cross will be for us as it was for Christ: proof of the greatest love. Mother Teresa
Whoever does not seek the cross of Christ doesn't seek the glory of Christ. John of the Cross
A cross without offense to the world is a cross without power in the world. Steven J Lawson
The cross is a precious treasure to be kept secret, lest we be robbed of it. Margaret Mary Alacoque
Usually one gets a heavier cross when one attempts to get rid of an old one. Edith Stein
Apart from the cross, there is no other ladder by which we may get to heaven. Rose of Lima
Out of the cross comes the resurrection. Out of weakness comes real strength. Timothy Keller
The cross means suffering. Suffering's meaning is to be learned through the cross. Elisabeth Elliot
Jesus' Cross shows the full force of evil, but also the full power of God's mercy. Pope Francis
There is no cross, big or small, in our life which the Lord does not share with us. Pope Francis
The cross of Jesus Christ represents the intersection of God's love and God's holiness. Robert Jeffress
We need men of the cross, with the message of the cross, bearing the marks of the cross. Vance Havner
Go to the cross of Christ, all you that want to be delivered from the power of selfishness. J. C. Ryle
The Cross is not responsible for God's love; rather it was His love that conceived the Cross. Aiden Wilson Tozer
The Cross is the central event in time and eternity, and the answer to all the problems of both. Oswald Chambers
The cross shows us the seriousness of our sin-but it also shows us the immeasurable love of God. Billy Graham
Because of the Cross, God can be both just towards sin and yet mercifully justifying to sinners. Timothy Keller
To believe Christ's cross to be a friend, as he himself is a friend, is also a special act of faith. Samuel Rutherford
The cross is offensive because it directly confronts the evils which dominate so much of this world. Billy Graham
The way of the Cross is not easy, yet it is the tuneful, the rhythmic, the beautiful, the lovely way. Edgar Cayce
The Cross of Christ is the crux of history. Without the Cross, history cannot be defined or corrected. Ravi Zacharias
The cross reminds us that there is no true love without suffering, there is no gift of life without pain. Pope Benedict XVI
The cross stands high above the opinions of men and to that cross all opinions must come at last for judgment. A.W. Tozer