D.R. Silva Quotes

D.R. Silva Quotes

I will never compromise Truth for the sake of getting along with people who can only get along when we agree.

I used to be afraid of the dark until I learned that I am light and the dark is afraid of me.

The worst tragedy of sin isn't that it produced bad behavior, but that it produced the idea that bad behavior is strong enough to deflect love.

We get called dishonoring for pointing out the garbage in the church, yet nobody ever seems to think it's dishonoring that somebody put the garbage there in the first place.

Repentance is a result of God's kindness, not a prerequisite to it.

If people think honoring pastors means doing everything they say, why don't they honor Jesus the same way?

Law does, "because God said so!"; Grace does because it understands the reason God said so.

People who say we are just preaching "extreme grace" must not understand how extremely gracious our Father is.

I only run from darkness when I'm not confident in my ability to shine.

How can a God who said, “Love your enemies” spend so much time killing His own?

Only Jesus is perfect!" isn't in the Bible.

If sickness brought glory God, Jesus would have spread disease, not healed it.

If Jesus didn't do it, don't say the Father does. If Jesus did do it, don't say the Father doesn't.

I can never endorse sin any more than when I tell people it's their nature to do it.

You don’t need a Master’s in Theology to love people.

Here is a very simple and trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: If it's not about Christ, it's not Christianity.

Christians are famous for telling people to be "child-like" and yet one of the greatest qualities of a child (the never ending list of questions) is often discouraged.

A piece of paper doesn't make you a pastor any more than making predictions makes you a prophet.

The "more" of Christianity is a myth; a deceitful illusion designed to keep you busy and running in circles, always seeking but never finding, always learning but never coming to the knowledge of the Truth - a carrot on a stick, if you will.

Ask the question, receive the answer; don't ask the question, don't receive the answer.

Make no mistake, sin has been dealt with once for all, and we are as close to Him as we will ever be.

Forgiveness of sins is great, but I'd rather have the ability to quit doing the things I keep needing forgiveness for.

Telling people they don't have a sin nature doesn't promote sin anymore than telling a slave they are free promotes slavery.

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