Church Proverbs

Sayings about Churches

A good example is like a bell that calls many to church. ~ Danish Proverbs

He that has the luck leads the bride to church. ~ Dutch Proverbs

The church is near, but the way is icy. ~ Ukrainian Proverb

No church without a sermon. ~ Czech Proverb

In church, in the taverns, and in coffins all men are equal. ~ Polish Proverb

In the visible church the true Christians are invisible. ~ German Proverb

Where God builds a church, the devil builds a chapel. ~ German Proverb

He who doesn’t know the church worships the stove. ~ Czech Proverb

When the goat goes to church, he does not stop till he gets to the altar. ~ Irish Proverbs

He who is near the Church is often far from God. ~ French Proverb

All are not saints who go to church. ~ Italian Proverb

In small churches, small saints are big. ~ Slovenian Proverb

Who is forced to go to church will not pray. ~ Slovenian Proverb

A church without a leader is prey for the devil. ~ Georgian Proverb

Old churches have dark windows. ~ German Proverbs

A cask of wine works more miracles than a church full of saints. ~ Italian Proverbs

In a small house God has His corner; in a big house, He has to stand in the hall. ~ Swedish Proverbs

Do not choose your wife on your way to the church. ~ Estonian Proverbs

New churches and new bars are seldom empty. ~ American Proverb

The gypsy church was made of pork and the dogs ate it. ~ Gypsy Proverb

Too many candles will burn down the church. ~ Portuguese Proverb

The sound of a church bell at times has more effect than a sermon. ~ American Proverbs

Let the devil get into the church, and he will mount the altar. ~ German Proverbs

Without money one cannot go anywhere, not even to church. ~ Croatian Proverb

Quotations about Churches

The problem is not that the churches are filled with empty pews, but that the pews are filled with empty people. ~ Charlie Shedd

An angel is a spiritual creature created by God without a body for the service of Christendom and the church. ~ Leo Rosten

Too hot to go to church? What about Hell? ~ Author Unknown

Don’t feel superior just because you go to church, it doesn’t make you a Christian. ~ Author Unknown

Prayer is a strong wall and fortress of the church; it is a goodly Christian’s weapon. ~ Martin Luther Quotes

The Church has always been willing to swap off treasures in heaven for cash down. ~ Robert Green Ingersoll

Saints of the early church reaped great harvests in the field of prayer and found the mercy seat to be a mine of untold treasures.~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon

The difference between listening to a radio sermon and going to church…is almost like the difference between calling your girl on the phone and spending an evening with her. ~ Dwight L. Moody

Going to church doesn’t make you a Christian any more than going to a garage makes you an automobile. ~ Billy Sunday

The local church is the outcrop of the church universal. ~ Peter T. Forsyth

The Church cannot be content to live in its stained-glass house and throw stones through the picture window of modern culture. ~ Robert Mcafee Brown

Every day people are staying away from the church and going back to God. ~ Lenny Bruce

For millions of men and women, the church has been the hospital for the soul, the school for the mind and the safe depository for moral ideas. ~ Gerald R. Ford Quotes

The separation of church and state is a source of strength, but the conscience of our nation does not call for separation between men of state and faith in the Supreme Being. ~ Lyndon B. Johnson Quotes

A good man, is a good man, whether in this church, or out of it. ~ Brigham Young

Most of us spend the first six days of each week sowing wild oats; then we go to church on Sunday and pray for a crop failure. ~ Fred A. Allen

A church is a hospital for sinners, not a museum for saints. ~ L. L. Nash

Though the church has many critics, it has no rivals. ~ Author Unknown

Christianity means a lot more than church membership. ~ Billy Sunday

The Church welcomes technological progress and receives it with love, for it is an indubitable fact that technological progress comes from God and, therefore, can and must lead to Him. ~ Pius XII Pacelli

What makes a church great in the eyes of God? Participation, proclamation, preservation, and propagation. Every church ought to exhibit all four. ~ O. S. Hawkins

I have no objections to churches so long as they do not interfere with God’s work. ~ Brooks Atkinson

Church is the only place where someone speaks to me and I do not have to answer back. ~ Charles De Gaulle

For centuries the leaders of Christian thought spoke of women as a necessary evil, and the greatest saints of the Church are those who despise women the most. ~ Annie Besant

A church debt is the devil’s salary. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

The Church is not a gallery for the exhibition of eminent Christians, but a school for the education of imperfect ones. ~ Henry Ward Beecher

My own mind is my own church. ~ Thomas Paine

Many come to bring their clothes to church rather than themselves. ~ Thomas Fuller

You don’t decide to build a church because you have money in the bank. You build because God says this is what you should do. Faith is the supplier of things hoped for and the evidence of things not seen. ~ Jim Bakker

The blood of the martyrs is the seed of the church. ~ Tertullian

We sing in a church, why can we not dance there? ~ George Bernard Shaw Quotes

Depressions may bring people closer to the church but so do funerals. ~ Clarence Darrow

I see no faults in the Church, and therefore let me be resurrected with the Saints, whether I ascend to heaven or descend to hell, or go to any other place. And if we go to hell, we will turn the devils out of doors and make a heaven of it. ~ Joseph Smith, Jr.

Is it possible that I am not alone in believing that in the dispute between Galileo and the Church, the Church was right and the center of man’s universe is the earth? ~ Stephen Vizinczey

Church Proverbs

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