God’s Not Dead: 18 Quotes

The following quotes are taken from the book, God’s Not Dead: Evidence for God in an Age of Uncertainty, which was the inspiration behind the upcoming film, God’s Not Dead. Read the book and see the movie beginning March 21st!

Apologetics QuotesWhat divides us is not science, we are both committed to science, but our worldviews. No one wants to base their life on a delusion, but which is a delusion? Christianity or atheism? —JOHN LENNOX1

Apologetics QuotesWhen a Man stops believing in God he doesn’t then believe in nothing, he believes anything. —G. K. CHESTERTON2

Apologetics QuotesFaith is not a leap in the dark; it’s the exact opposite. It’s a commitment based on evidence. . . . It is irrational to reduce all faith to blind faith and then subject it to ridicule. —JOHN LENNOX3

Apologetics QuotesReason is a tool to help us better understand and defend our faith; as Anselm put it, ours is a faith that seeks understanding. —WILLIAM LANE CRAIG4

Apologetics QuotesI mean, in a way, I feel that one of the reasons for learning about Darwinian evolution is as an object lesson in how not to set up our values and social lives. —RICHARD DAWKINS5

Apologetics QuotesThere must be an absolute if there are to be morals, and there must be an absolute if there are to be real values. If there is no absolute beyond man’s ideas, then there is no final appeal to judge between individuals and groups whose moral judgments conflict. —FRANCIS A. SCHAEFFER6

Apologetics QuotesA common sense interpretation of the facts suggests that a superintellect has monkeyed with physics. —FRED HOYLE7

Apologetics QuotesThe best data we have [concerning the Big Bang] are exactly what I would have predicted had I nothing to go on but the five books of Moses, the Psalms, and the Bible as a whole. —ARNO PENZIAS, NOBEL LAUREATE IN PHYSICS 8

Apologetics QuotesIf it could be demonstrated that any complex organ existed which could not possibly have formed by numerous, successive, slight modifications, my theory would absolutely break down. —CHARLES DARWIN, ON THE ORIGIN OF SPECIES9

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Apologetics QuotesThe illusion of design is so successful that to this day most Americans (including, significantly, many influential and rich Americans) stubbornly refuse to believe it is an illusion. —RICHARD DAWKINS, THE ILLUSION OF DESIGN 10

Apologetics QuotesWe now know that we are more insignificant than we ever imagined. If you get rid of everything we see, the universe is essentially the same. We constitute a 1 percent bit of pollution in a universe . . . we are completely irrelevant. —LAWRENCE KRAUSS 11

Apologetics QuotesConsequently Atheism turns out to be too simple. If the whole universe has no meaning, we should never have found out that it has no meaning. —C. S. LEWIS, MERE CHRISTIANITY 12

Apologetics QuotesThat a few simple men should in one generation have invented so powerful and appealing a personality, so lofty an ethic, and so inspiring a vision of human brotherhood, would be a miracle far more incredible than any recorded in the Gospels. —JOSH MCDOWELL, MORE THAN A CARPENTER 13

Apologetics QuotesJesus existed, and those vocal persons who deny it do so not because they have considered the evidence with the dispassionate eye of the historian, but because they have some other agenda that this denial serves. —BART EHRMAN , DID JESUS EXIST? 14

Apologetics QuotesThe existence of the Bible, as a book for the people, is the greatest benefit which the human race has ever experienced. Every attempt to belittle it . . . is a crime against humanity. —IMMANUEL KANT, LOOSE LEAVES FROM KANT’S ESTATE 15

Apologetics QuotesI believe the Bible is the best gift God has ever given to man. All the good of the Savior of the world is communicated to us through the Book. But for it, we could not know right from wrong. —ABRAHAM LINCOLN 16

Apologetics QuotesI have such a fantastic life that I feel an overwhelming sense of gratitude for it. . . . But I don’t have anyone to express my gratitude to. This is a void deep inside me, a void of wanting someone to thank, and I don’t see any plausible way of filling it. —BART EHRMAN , GOD’S PROBLEM 17

Apologetics QuotesThere is enough light for those who desire only to see and enough darkness for those of a contrary disposition. —BLAISE PASCAL 18


1. Broocks, Rice (2013-03-12). God’s Not Dead: Evidence for God in an Age of Uncertainty (p. 1). Thomas Nelson. Kindle Edition.

2. Ibid. (p. 1) 3. Ibid. (p. 19) 4. Ibid.(p. 19) 5. Ibid.(p. 40) 6. Ibid. (p. 40) 7. Ibid. (p. 66) 8. Ibid. (p. 66) 9. Ibid. (p. 88) 10. Ibid. (p. 88)

11. Ibid. (p. 114) 12. Ibid. (p. 114) 13. Ibid. (p. 139) 14. Ibid. (p. 139) 15. Ibid. (p. 163) 16. Ibid. (p. 163) 17. Ibid. (p. 185) 18. Ibid. (p. 236)


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