Lee Strobel Quotes

Lee Strobel is a best-author and former investigative journalist. His books include The Case For Christ, The Case For Grace and many more. He travels the world sharing his faith in God. 



Faith is only as good as the one in whom it's invested.

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If your friend is sick and dying, the most important thing he wants is not an explanation; he wants you to sit with him. He's terrified of being alone more than anything else. So, God has not left us alone.

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If I had stopped asking questions, that’s where I would have remained.

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All we needed when we first came to Jesus was his grace, and grace is all we need to grow in Christ. Grace liberates us. Our tendency toward performance imprisons us.

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God didn’t let Job suffer because he lacked love, but because he did love, in order to bring Job to the point of encountering God face to face, which is humanity’s supreme happiness.

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These are his people, this congregation of misfits, crack addicts, and drunks, the unshaven, unwashed, unemployed, and unwanted.

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It’s hard to think seriously about grace until you understand that you’ve failed morally and will someday stand accountable before a holy God.

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Wishful thinking doesn’t change reality.

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Yes, in Christianity, the gap that our sin creates between us and God is simply insurmountable.

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Anchoring our hope to Christ means we live with a confident expectation that he will therefore fulfill his promises to us.

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God is the God of do-overs, and that should give us great hope. We really can be absolved of our past.

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Pain and suffering are frequently the means by which we become motivated to finally surrender to God and to seek the cure of Christ.

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God is anxious to give you a do-over; the question is whether you’re willing to reach out and ask for one.

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We can’t treat the Bible with kid gloves. We really need to wrestle with the issues, because our faith depends on it.

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Someday may it be written about me on my tombstone: He was so amazed by God's grace that he couldn't keep it to himself.

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If I find in myself a desire which no experience in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that I was made for another world.

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Human beings can build airplanes, but they can't build a human being like you.

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The overthrowing of slavery, then, is through the transformation of men and women by the gospel rather than through merely changing an economic system.

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Science and faith are not at war. When scientific evidence and biblical teaching are correctly interpreted, they can and do support each other. 

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Biblical hope is the confident expectation that God is willing and able to fulfill the promises he has made to those who trust in him.

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The source of evil is not God’s power but mankind’s freedom.

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We can never sink so far that God’s grace will not reach us. At the same time, grace does not leave us there. It raises us to new heights.

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Real love—our love of God and our love of each other—must involve a choice. But with the granting of that choice comes the possibility that people would choose instead to hate.

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Islam is essentially a system of trying to please God, and yet nobody can have confidence that they’ve done enough to warrant paradise,

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God gives us just enough evidence so that those who want him can have him. Those who want to follow the clues will.

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Jesus’s death has infinite value because he’s an infinite God; it was enough to cover all the sins of the world.

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When the Bible says God loves the world, it doesn’t footnote any exceptions. God’s grace is inexhaustible.

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But ultimately the truth is this: Faith is only as good as the one in whom it’s invested.

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Christianity is different, first, because of grace; second, because it’s testable; and third, because it paints a picture that matches the way the world is, in a way that other religions don’t.

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