D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Go back to the covenant, study the oath of God, realize its relevance to you, be enlightened about this matter – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Great Puritan preachers constantly expounded the attributes of God – His eternity, His omnipresence, His omnipotence and so on – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Our view of salvation must never be man-centred; it must always be God-centred – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

We are all so morbidly concerned about ourselves that we even to go to the Bible as a book which is going to help us with our problems – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

A miserable Christian is a contradiction in terms – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

If we do not examine ourselves we will never truly pray, and our lives will be lived entirely on the surface – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

I never let the patient write the prescription – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

If the ‘grace’ you have received does not help you to keep the law, you have not received grace – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

If you are in Christ you are eternally safe, complete. But are you enjoying the rest? – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

It is an essential part of the gospel that conviction must always precede conversion – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

No man has ever had the love of God shed abroad in his heart without knowing it; and it always leads to the shout! – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The world has come into the Church and the Church has become worldly – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

There is only one answer to the question as to why Christ had to die: the holiness of God! – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

There is no such thing as a Christianity which is not experimental – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Anything which claims to be Christianity without having Christ at the beginning and the centre and the end is a denial of Christianity – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The truth is that the Christian and the non-Christian belong to two entirely different realms – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

People who think that once they are converted all will be happy, have forgotten Satan – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Let not any conversion astonish you; be astonished rather, that anyone should possibly remain unconverted – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Love is not just a sentiment. Love is a great controlling passion and it always expresses itself in terms of obedience – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

To dwell on the past simply causes failure in the present – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The first sign of spiritual life is to feel that you are dead – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

If your knowledge of doctrine does not make you a great man of prayer, you had better examine yourself again – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

I do not preach decisions, I preach regeneration – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

You have no right to say, “I am weak, I cannot, and temptation is very powerful.” The answer of the New Testament is, Stop doing it! – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

We are living in an age hopelessly below the New Testament pattern – content with a neat little religion – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The fight to find time to read is a fight for one’s life – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

We are not meant to control our Christianity, but rather our Christianity is meant to control us – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Seek for happiness and you will never find it, seek righteousness and you will discover you are happy – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

There can be no doubt whatsoever that all the troubles in the church today are due to a departure from the authority of the Bible – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

There is nothing which so certifies the genuineness of a man’s faith as his patience, his keeping on steadily in spite of everything – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The Christian life starts with grace, it must continue with grace, it ends with grace – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The Christian is a man who can be certain about the ultimate even when he is most uncertain about the immediate – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Not to be in fellowship with those who are born again is to be guilty of schism, which is sinful – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

You will never have a knowledge of sin unless you have a true conception of the holiness of God – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

This isn’t the first time that minorities have been right – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

We have given the impression that to be a Christian means to be miserable – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Superficial views of the work of Christ produce superficial human lives – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Let me beseech you, never put the love of God and doctrine as opposites. It is only in this way you understand the love of God – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

If ever men needed to make covenants with their eyes it is now – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

There is no unity apart from truth and doctrine, and it is departure from this that causes division and breaks unity – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

People are dying through lack of knowledge. We are not here to be popular, but to tell the naked truth – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Faith is refusing to be burdened because we have cast our burden upon the Lord – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The greatest tragedy in the world is that the Church instead of preaching her own message is preaching an earthly, carnal message – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Holiness is a characteristic of every Christian, and if we are not holy, our profession of Christ is valueless – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

There has been no such thing as freedom since Adam fell. Adam was free. Not a single child of Adam has ever been free – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

We should thank God for every time that we are disturbed. We should thank God when we are ever forced to examine ourselves – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

How tragic it is to see the way in which men are pinning their faith upon particular methods – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Are you troubled about the state of the world, and perplexed that it should be as it is? You should not be, if you are a Christian – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

We can do nothing, it is all of God. It is His action. If God had not quickened us we should still be dead – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

It’s a terrible thing, but the trouble with us is that our lives are not centred on Him, they’re not dominated by Him – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Doctrine and conduct are indissolubly linked – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

If you expect a natural man to believe the gospel simply because you are putting it to him, you are denying the gospel – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The Christian is meant to be seeking the face of the Lord daily, constantly. He takes and makes time to do so – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Every conceivable experience which the Christian may have to face has already been met and dealt with somewhere in the Scriptures – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

You won’t believe in Christ until you see the ruins that you are – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

If the gospel is not bearing fruit in you, then you are outside Christ and you are not ready to die and face God in the judgement – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

One of the best ways in which we can test whether we are truly in fellowship and communion with God is to examine our prayer life – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The big difference between a lecture and a sermon is that a sermon does not start with a subject; a sermon should always be expository – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The gospel is open to all; the most respectable sinner has no more claim on it than the worst – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

To me the work of preaching is the highest and the greatest and the most glorious calling to which anyone can ever be called – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

It is very important at this present time that we should all know the difference between being religious and being Christian – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The only message of the Christian faith to an unbelieving world, in the 1st instance, is simply about judgement, a call to repentance – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Conversion is not the end, it is merely the beginning; it is only the first step. It is comparable to a child’s birth – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The trouble with all of us is that we are not sufficiently heavenly-minded – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Faith is a refusal to panic – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Meekness does not mean indolence – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

When we were in that hopeless state of sin God intervened, God acted, and quickened us together with Christ – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The difference between the non-Christian and the Christian is the difference between a Christmas tree & a living tree that bears fruit – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

It is through Christ Jesus that we derive every benefit. Is it not astonishing that it is still necessary to say this? – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Thank God there is a subjective element to salvation; thank God for every feeling, for every experience – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

There is nothing too bad that can be said about man in sin, nothing – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

What vast numbers of men and women still think of the blessings that come from God, apart from Christ Jesus! – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

What a terrible thing it is to be on your knees, and to be filled with doubts and uncertainties – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Man never starts on ground level, as it were. We do not start neutral. No, we start down in the depths of a pit – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The man who is not a Christian finds the Bible very boring. He does not find films boring – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

There is nothing so fatuous as the idea that Christian doctrine is remote from life – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Man, by nature, says that he wants something to cheer him up, not a terrible analysis of human nature – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

It was the desire to understand that led to the Fall. Intellectual pride and arrogance is the first and the last sin – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The beste way to get rid of small things is to look at big things – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Christianity does not just mean that you and I have taken a decision. Of course it includes that, but that is not the essence – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The height of sin is not to feel any need of the grace of God – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Shame on us modern Christians who must be spoon-fed, and who just want something nice and easy and simple – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

If I am in Christ, what is true of Him is also true of me – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Can you say, honestly, that the greatest thing you desire at this moment is to know God better? If you can you are a Christian – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The greatest desire of the true Christian is to draw nearer to God – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The Christian sees that this is a temporary life, a life in time. Eternity! – his mind begins to play upon that – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The Bible invites us at the outset to stop looking on the horizontal level, as it were, to stop merely looking at the world and at men – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

When all was sin and shame
A second Adam to the fight
And to the rescue came – frequently quoted by D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

We all need to be humbled before God, before a final disaster overtakes us – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

In every view of salvation the place given in it to the glory of God provides the ultimate test – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

We can do nothing until God has first done something in us – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

How lightly and glibly many talk about believing in the Lord Jesus Christ, or about believing the gospel! – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

You will never organise a revival. It is God who gives it. And, he does it in his own time – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

To have a sure hope, to have a deep certainty, we must seek a deeper knowledge of God – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Why did He ever look upon me? I am the last man to know why. It baffles me increasingly – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Do we know the difference between God smiling upon us and God not smiling upon us? – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Why is it difficult to speak to God for an hour? There is only one answer; it is because we do not know Him – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

According to the Bible and its message from beginning to end, God is to be known only in his own way – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Is our spiritual knowledge greater today than it was a year ago? – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The truth is so great, and my mind is so small; but the Spirit of revelation gives us understanding – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Nothing is quite so tragic as the type of Christian who gives the impression that he has ‘arrived’ – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The holiness of God, my friends, is the first thing that we understand when we are confronting God the Redeemer – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

A Christian is the result of the operation of God, nothing less, nothing else – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

When men forget the next world and concentrate only on this present life, this world becomes a kind of living hell – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

No man can make himself a Christian; God alone makes Christians – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Meditating upon the glory that waits us is the high road to holiness – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Nothing can give me greater hope and assurance than my knowledge of the character of God – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The non-Christian does everything he can not to think of the world beyond. That is the whole meaning of the pleasure mania of today – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

All our troubles in this Christian life ultimately arise from our ignorance of the character of God – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

There are people who are interested in religion only as a kind of parachute. You never know when it may be needed – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

To me it is fascinating: the Christian is one who at one and the same time is hungering and thirsting, and yet he is filled – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Meditation always lead to true self-examination. But today self-examination is not popular – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

We are like children paddling in the sea. There is the mighty ocean and its depths, what do we know about that? – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

How often, I wonder, do we go to the Bible saying to ourselves, ‘I am going to read the Bible because I want to see what God has done’ – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

You cannot begin to understand the problem of the modern world unless you accept the New Testament doctrine with regard to man and sin – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The Bible is not just a book that answers my little questions – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Believe me, my friends, when the next revival comes, it will come as a surprise to everybody – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

A Christian IS something before he does anything; and we have to BE Christian before we can act as Christians – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Do we ever think of what our sin is like in the sight of God? – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Nothing is more wonderful than to know that God loves you – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

John Bunyan had such an agony of conviction that on one occasion he even felt envious of geese that were grazing in the field – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Men and women, when they are truly awakened, begin to realise that there is nothing so serious as to be without the presence of God – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Formal Christianity is often the greatest enemy of the pure faith – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

You cannot be justified before God and decide later on to be sanctified – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The whole of our life is an expression and a proclamation of what we really are – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The Christian is not just like everybody else with a slight difference. He is essentially different – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

This is no time for minor differences. We all need to know the touch of the power of the living God – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

We are too subjective, self-centred, concerned just about ourselves, wanting to get rid of our little problems – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Do we know much about what the fathers used to call a burden for souls? – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Dead orthodoxy is commonly guilty of a failure to realise the glorious possibilities of the Christian life – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

God does not work through big battalions, He is not interested in numbers; He is interested in purity – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Psychological treatment masquerading as worship of the living God is not worship “in spirit and in truth” – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Any Christian who is depressed, morbid & introspective is really failing to apply the doctrine of justification by faith only – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Without a single exception it is the rediscovery of the cardinal doctrines that has led ultimately to revival – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The way to test the Christian life is by depth, by true understanding, which is only obtained by meditation, and by thought – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Have we a true concern for the glory of God in this godless age? I’m not asking whether you’re irritated by the sin of the age – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

I know very few Christian people who give me the impression of pressing forward. Sitting back is more usual today – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

What is the test of a Christian? It is the presence of a sorrow in the heart because of the way in which men are not glorifying God – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Our whole lives are cluttered up with things that finally will not matter at all – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Of course, our whole life ultimately is a life of looking to the Lord, but not at the expense of self-examination – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

How much talk is there about mortification of the flesh? – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

We can lay down as a principle that the Christian should never be spiritually depressed and miserable, never – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

It is one thing to believe the truth, it is a very different thing to apply it – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

To know something of the love of God one must have some understanding of what has happened in and to the Son of God – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

I do understand those saints of the Church in the past who used to say that we should never read the Bible except on our knees – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

There is no such thing as a knowledge of God apart from Jesus Christ; we never arrive at God truly unless we come through Him – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

It is a lie to say that the division of the Church is the one cause of the lack of blessing. It is not that – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

It was said by a lady, who remonstrated, and said, ‘This man preaches to us as if we were sinners!’ Quite so – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The world today is looking for, and desperately needs, true Christians – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The emotions are to be approached through the understanding, through the mind, by truth – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

When did you last weep because of your distance from God? Some of us have forgotten how to weep, my friends – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

When did we last weep for joy, out of sheer joy and the sense of the glory of God? Many of us are afraid of emotions – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

A deep doctrine of sin & a high doctrine of joy produce a blessed, happy man who mourns, and who at the same time is comforted – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The tragedy is that many of us are living desperate Christian life – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The defective doctrine of sin and the shallow idea of joy, working together, of necessity produce a superficial kind of person – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The gospel of Christ condemns before it releases. Now that is obviously something which is fundamental – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The first things we must get rid of are doubting or denying vital doctrines of the faith – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

There are certain things, my dear friends, about which there should be no discussion at all – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The man who is truly ‘poor in spirit’ need not worry to much about his personal appearance; he will always give the right impression – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

People are attempting to explain away sin in terms of psychology – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

I would like to lay it down as a principle that there is great value in the reading of Church history and a study of the past – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The problem confronting the Church today is not the new circumstances in which we find ourselves – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

No revival has ever been known in the history of churches which deny or ignore certain essential truths – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The thinking of today is so monstrously superficial – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The more he is filled the more he hungers and thirsts. That is the blessedness of the Christian life. It goes on – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Nothing shows me the absolute need of the new birth, and of the Holy Spirit and His work within, so much as the Sermon on the Mount – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

As Christians we should never feel sorry for ourselves. The moment we do so, we lose our energy, we lose the will to fight – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Before we are forgiven we must realize something of the enormity of sin, and it is at the Cross that we do so – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

What the Church need to do is not to organize evangelistic campaigns to attract people but to begin herself to live the Christian life – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Man in sin and under the wrath of God is a doctrine that the natural man abominates. He feels that it is insulting to him – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

We alone, as Christians, understand what is wrong with the world. We see powers and principalities behind the visible & seen phenomena – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The whole world is longing for happiness and it is tragic to observe the ways in which people are seeking it – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

In biblical study, it should invariably be the rule that you must start with the whole before you begin to pay attention to the parts – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The Christian sits loosely to this world and its affairs – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

There are always these two sides to the gospel: there is a pulling down and a raising up – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The most obvious feature of the life of the Christian Church today is, alas, its superficiality – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Make sure that you know something of the power of the Holy Spirit working in you – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The Cross condemns us before it sets us free – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Christ is central, Christ is essential & anything which does not go on repeating the blessed Name is a denial of Christianity – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Ultimately it is only the man who feels quite hopeless about himself who really trusts God – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Every Christian is a saint; you cannot be a Christian without being a saint – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

It is because man has an inadequate conception of sin that he has an inadequate conception of the grace of God – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

A true Christian has had a glimpse of Hell, and knows that there is only one reason for the fact that he is not bound for it – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

We should never be content with anything less than what is described as possible to the Christian in the New Testament – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Does the gospel really wrong you when it tells you the truth about yourself? – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

What is the chief end of preaching? I like to think it is this: It is to give men and women a sense of God and His presence – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

God’s great concern for us primarily is not our happiness but our holiness – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

There is no need for another gospel, not only because God doesn’t change, but also because man doesn’t change – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

What a terrible responsibility is ours if we are misrepresenting the ‘glorious gospel of the blessed God’ – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The cross is vital, the cross is central, everything comes out of it – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Surely the Scripture does not ask, “Will you take Christ?” but “Will Christ take you?” – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The fatal mistake is to think of sin always in terms of acts & actions rather than in terms of nature & disposition – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Is it my business to make you happy? No, no, my friend. I am not a psychologist. I am a preacher of the gospel – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

We must become utterly and absolutely convinced of our need. We must cease to have so much confidence in ourselves – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

If we are people who come to the Church merely in order to get some personal help and no more, then we are the veriest babes in Christ – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

If you look at your past and are depressed, it means that you are listening to the devil – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Circumstances are constantly affecting us and their purpose is to produce our sanctification – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Our first concern should be about the glory of God. But am I being unfair when I suggest that this is scarcely ever mentioned? – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Mere membership of the church means nothing in and of itself – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

There is no better test of our spiritual state and condition than our missionary zeal, our concern for lost souls – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The doctrine of election must never be supposed to teach that man is not responsible – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

One of the greatest problems of people today is that they do not understand the eternal consequences of their sin – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The Christian faith is frankly and openly other-worldly – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Christians are men and women who have met Christ, the Son of God – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Christianity is an exclusive teaching – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

We are meant to be witnesses to all people that we are filled to overflowing. ‘My cup runneth over!’ – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The whole point about Christian men and women is that they are not easily disturbed or shaken by what happens – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The end of all doctrine is to lead to the knowledge of God and the worship of God – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The Christian Church is not a moral agency. What is she then? She is a regenerating agency! – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The first thing the Bible does is to make a man take a serious view of life – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

True preaching is the greatest and the most urgent need in the Church, and the greatest need of the world also – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The supreme need of this hour is a spiritual revival, for the Church to be filled with the Spirit of God – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

There is no love of God for you unless you have repented or unless you do repent. Make no mistake about this – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Do we realise the advantage of having an open Bible? – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The Christian life is narrow from the beginning to the end. There is no such thing as a holiday in the spiritual realm – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

There are very many people in the world who are not Christians, very largely because they think they are Christians – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The greatest evangelists this world has ever known have been men who have believed in the sovereign, free election of God – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

If the cross is not central to you, you are not a Christian – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The Christian position is always and inevitably Trinitarian. Christian worship must be Trinitarian if it is true worship – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The gospel is thoroughly realistic and it starts with us exactly where we are, and that is, at the bottom of a pit of corruption – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

A theology which does not take fire, I maintain, is a defective theology – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The whole essence of Christianity is to say that God deals with man and blesses man only in and through Christ Jesus – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The doctrine of regeneration is absolutely foundational – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Some people live entirely on the emotional level simply because they are lazy. They do not like to use their minds – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The whole message of the Bible is to say that man doesn’t change at all – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

You cannot be holy without knowing your doctrine. Doctrine is the direct key that leads to holiness – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The Church does not exist to produce good men. The Church exists to produce new men! – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

I do not care how long you have been a Christian, you are nothing but a sinner saved by the grace of God – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

I have to watch myself against the constant danger and tendency of a lowered standard of Christian living – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The trouble with all false evangelism is that it does not start with doctrine, it does not start by realising man’s condition – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Do not be misled by the spurious notion of love. We must not only assert the truth; we must attack the evil and the false – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

What is the ultimate object of the Christian message, the Christian faith? It is to make us holy, not to make us happy – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

If only every man in the world today realized that he had to stand before God in the Judgment it would be a very different world – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

You cannot meet with the Lord in the midst of the noise and the bustle and the fury of life – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Talking about the power of “positive thinking” is pure psychology, nothing else – psychology using Christian terminology – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

If you do not believe in God’s wrath there is no real need for the sacrifice on Calvary’s hill – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

We should go into His presence as a child goes to his father – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Always respond to every impulse to pray – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

What is preaching? Logic on fire! Preaching is theology coming through a man who is on fire – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The Christian church today is failing, and failing lamentably. It is not enough even to be orthodox – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

You must, of course, be orthodox, otherwise you have not got a message – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

If we only spent more of our time in looking at Him we should soon forget ourselves – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The glory of the gospel is that when the church is absolutely different from the world, she invariably attracts it – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

The ultimate test of our spirituality is the measure of our amazement at the grace of God – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

This life is a kind of preparatory school for the great life that is awaiting us beyond death and time – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Most of your unhappiness in life is due to the fact that you are listening to yourself instead of talking to yourself – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

I’m a Bible-calvinist, not a system-calvinist – D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones