Abraham Kuyper

Biblical criticism has become Biblical vandalism – Abraham Kuyper

As image-bearer of God, man possesses the possibility both to create something beautiful, and to delight in it – Abraham Kuyper

Sin attacks God’s handiwork, God’s plan, God’s justice, God’s honor, as the supreme Artificer and Builder – Abraham Kuyper

The whole creation is nothing but the visible curtain behind which radiates the exalted working of God’s thinking – Abraham Kuyper

When principles that run against your deepest convictions begin to win the day then battle is your calling and peace has become sin – Abraham Kuyper

From the organism the institution is born, but also through the institution the organism is fed – Abraham Kuyper

To love God is to abandon everything that separates us from God, and every moment of our life to live wholly for God – Abraham Kuyper

The highest duty of the government remains therefore unchangeably that of justice – Abraham Kuyper

What Modernism offers us is not modern, but rather very antique; not posterior, but anterior to Protestantism – Abraham Kuyper

Wherever man may stand, whatever he may do, he is employed in the service of his God – Abraham Kuyper

God lets you behold an exhilarating natural phenomenon that makes you homesick for paradise – Abraham Kuyper

The sovereignty of Christ remains absolutely monarchical, but the government of the Church on earth becomes democratic – Abraham Kuyper

The life of particular grace does not stand by itself, but has been placed by God amid the life of common grace – Abraham Kuyper

If God is sovereign, then his lordship must extend over all of life, and it cannot be restricted to the walls of the church – Abraham Kuyper

Even the Baptists applied for shelter at the tents of the Calvinists – Abraham Kuyper

It is a mutilation of the Christian religion to confine its working to the area of emotional life – Abraham Kuyper

Do not bury our glorious orthodoxy in the treacherous pit of a spurious conservatism – Abraham Kuyper

There is not a square inch in the whole domain of our human existence over which Christ does not cry: ‘Mine!’ – Abraham Kuyper

He is your friend who pushes you nearer to God – Abraham Kuyper