10 Quotes from Tell Me The Stories of Jesus

R. Albert Mohler Jr. is the president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is the host of The Briefing and Thinking in Public. He is the editor of World Opinions and he has written numerous books such as The Gathering Storm and The Prayer That Turns the World Upside Down. To purchase a copy of Tell Me The Stories of Jesus, click here.

Quotes from Tell Me The Stories of Jesus

1. Every parable is a revelation of both grace and judgment, as well as a window into the kingdom of heaven. (pg. xx)

2. Only faithfulness over time produces fruitfulness. (pg. 19)

3. The church has been left in the world to shine the transformative light of the gospel into the darkness. (pg. 32)

4. Rejecting God’s self-revelation in favor of our own ideas about what he would or wouldn’t do is the height of self-righteous pride. (pg. 56)

5. God is always at the center of the story of salvation, even as it is God who is always at the center of the story of creation, for it is God who is the beginning and the middle and the end. (pg. 70)

6. The kingdom of heaven is marked by absolute peace – not merely the peace that means the cessation of active hostility, but the peace that means the establishment of the benevolent rule of God. (pg. 97)

7. No human power will be able to extinguish the church and silence the gospel. No earthly power will be able to deny the Son of Man the faith on earth that he deserves to find upon his coming. (pg. 111)

8. Grace cuts against our pride and is contrary to the human impulse of fairness. (pg. 143)

9. All around us are people who think themselves happy as they’re building their lives on earthly priorities, but they are missing the all-surpassing value of the kingdom of heaven. (pg. 180)

10. Christ’s rule of dominion demonstrates that there is not one atom or molecule or speck in the entire cosmos that is outside his kingly reign. (pg. 190)


Evan Knies is an elder of North Hills Church in West Monroe, LA. He is husband of Lauren and father to Maesyn. He is a graduate of Boyce College and Southern Seminary.

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