Josh McDowell Quotes

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Born: 1939-08-17, Union City, Michigan
Birth Country: USA
Occupation: Writer, public speaker

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After I set out to refute Christianity intellectually and couldn't, I came to the conclusion the Bible was true and Jesus Christ was God's Son.
- Josh McDowell

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Anyone with sincere religious beliefs cannot say that all religions are true. That is so illogical it is pathetic. All religion cannot be true because some of them are so diametrically opposed to each other.
- Josh McDowell

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As a reward for their efforts, however, those early Christians were beaten, stoned to death, thrown to the lions, tortured and crucified. Every conceivable method was used to stop them from talking.
- Josh McDowell

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Christ appeared alive on several occasions after the cataclysmic events of that first Easter.
- Josh McDowell

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Every kid needs to say, 'I want what my mom and dad have.'
- Josh McDowell

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I would say 90 percent of Christians do not have a worldview, in other words a view of the world, based on the Scripture and a relationship with God.
- Josh McDowell

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I've never had anyone define purity. You probably can't define purity. Purity is to live according to original design.
- Josh McDowell

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If Jesus Christ was who He claimed to be, and He did die on a cross at a point of time in history, then, for all history past and all history future it is relevant because that is the very focal point for forgiveness and redemption.
- Josh McDowell

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Jesus claimed He had the power to raise himself from the dead and His followers would be raised from the dead. That's a unique claim in the literature of religion.
- Josh McDowell

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On that Sunday morning the first thing that impressed the people who approached the tomb was the unusual position of the one and a half to two ton stone that had been lodged in front of the doorway.
- Josh McDowell

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Prayer is talking with God. God knows your heart and is not so concerned with your words as He is with the attitude of your heart.
- Josh McDowell

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The first thing that stuck in the minds of the disciples was not the empty tomb, but rather the empty grave clothes - undisturbed in form and position.
- Josh McDowell

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Where I once constantly lost my temper, I found myself arriving at a crisis and experiencing peace.
- Josh McDowell

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While the resurrection promises us a new and perfect life in the future, God loves us too much to leave us alone to contend with the pain, guilt and loneliness of our present life.
- Josh McDowell

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