22 Remarkable Adrian Rogers Quotes

22 Remarkable Adrian Rogers Quotes

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Adrian Rogers was a Baptist Pastor that served three terms as president of the Southern Baptist Convention from 1979-1988. His church services aired on national television. He died in 2005 at the age of 74.

“A faith that hasn’t been tested can’t be trusted.”

“Christianity is a love relationship between a child of God and his Maker through the Son Jesus Christ and in the power of the Holy Spirit.”

“God does not flunk any of His children. He just re-enrolls them.”

“The government cannot give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody else.”

“Has it ever occurred to you that nothing occurs to God?”

“I believe that a great number of people are going to die and go to hell because they’re counting on their religiosity in the church instead of their relationship with Jesus to get them to heaven. They give lip service to repentance and faith, but they’ve never been born again.”

“I wouldn’t trust the best fifteen minutes I ever lived to get me into heaven.”

“If you live for this world, you are in the junk business. It’s all just premature junk.”

“It’s about time we stopped buying things we don’t need with money we don’t have to impress people we don’t like.”

“It’s a fact of earthly life that when God opens the windows of heaven to bless us, the devil opens the doors of hell to blast us. When God begins moving, the devil fires up all his artillery.”

“It’s what you sow that multiplies, not what you keep in the barn.”

“The church is not the way to heaven; the church is the sign that points to heaven.”

“The day of judgment will be a day when the skeletons come out of the closets! And each of us will be standing there to face the record.”

“There must be a law if there is to be liberty. Try to play a piano and you will run into laws as fixed as the decrees of the Medes and Persians. But through those statutes you reach the songs, drudgery leads to delight. The law of Christ brings the liberty of Christ. Keep His statutes, and they become songs. The other side of commandment is conquest. What seems restraint to the outsider means release to you.”

“This is the essence of Kingdom Authority. Fathers can have no authority in the home until they have surrendered to the headship of Jesus. Mothers cannot pray with authority for their children when they have no submissive spirit to their own husbands. Pastors cannot lead, teach, or preach with anointing and supernatural power without being fully broken and surrendered to the lordship of Christ, the authority of the Word, and the commands of the Spirit.”

“We ought to be living as if Jesus died yesterday, rose this morning, and is coming back this afternoon.”

“What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving.”

“You can save a lot of time waiting on God.”

“You can sing all you want about how you love Jesus, you can have crocodile tears in your eyes, but the consecration that doesn’t reach your purse has not reached your heart.”

“You can’t sweeten the well by painting the pump.”