” It’s too bad prayer comes bundled in a package of ‘spiritual disciplines.’ Really, we should see prayer as a spiritual privilege. We don’t do it as a callisthenic exercise to gain points with God, we do it, because it is good for us in every way. “


” God already knows the naked truth about us, of course. Why not acknowledge it? “


” What I see in the Bible, especially in the book of Psalms, which is a book of gratitude for the created world, is a recognition that all good things on Earth are God’s, every good gift is from above. They are good if we recognize where they came from and if we treat them the way the Designer intended them to be treated. “


” In some ways, evil is backhanded proof of Gods existence. “


” The borderlanders are people who are kind of caught in the middle. They think there must be another world out there. There probably is a God, but they are either turned off by the church or wounded by the church or wary of the church for whatever reason. “


” You are free to reject God. Make sure that you’re really rejecting God, not some caricature of God that the church has shown you. But I, one, respect a God who not only allows us to reject Him but includes the arguments we can use against Him in the Bible. I respect that. “


” God endorses the confusion and even outrage that we feel when mysterious things happen. “


” For me, prayer is not so much me setting out a shopping list of requests for God to consider as it is a way of ‘keeping company with God.’ “


” I have come to know a God of compassion and mercy and love. “



All 9 Philip Yancey Quotes about God in picture


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God already knows the naked truth about us, of course. Why not acknowledge it?


What I see in the Bible, especially in the book of Psalms, which is a book of gratitude for the created world, is a recognition that all good things on Earth are God
In some ways, evil is backhanded proof of Gods existence.
The borderlanders are people who are kind of caught in the middle. They think there must be another world out there. There probably is a God, but they are either turned off by the church or wounded by the church or wary of the church for whatever reason.
You are free to reject God. Make sure that you
God endorses the confusion and even outrage that we feel when mysterious things happen.
For me, prayer is not so much me setting out a shopping list of requests for God to consider as it is a way of
I have come to know a God of compassion and mercy and love.
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