Quotes About Pastors

Inspirational Quotes for Pastors 

Quotes For Pastor: Appreciation quotes and sayings are inspirational reminders to prompt us to express gratitude to those who have made a significant impact in our lives. Pastor, Minister or Priest appreciation quotes are great for short notes when pastor poems are too long for your requirements.

Finding the right words to wish your pastor, minister, or priest on their special day can feel challenging a times. If you are designing a greeting card or a crystal appreciation plaque for your pastor, for example, you might want to add just a brief quote or short poem for an extra personal touch. In this post have compiled some quotes for pastors that can be of help to you. Ranging from pray for your pastor quotes, birthday quotes for pastors, appreciation quotes for pastors and quotes about pastors.

Quotes About Pastors Appreciation

“Kindness is language we all understand. Even the blind can see it and the deaf can hear it.” — Mother Teresa

“Love is the condition in which the happiness of another person is essential to your own.” — Robert A. Heinlein

“If I never met you, I wouldn’t like you. If I didn’t like you, I wouldn’t love you. If I didn’t love you, I wouldn’t miss you. But I did, I do, and I will…” — Unknown

“When God wants to speak and deal with us, he does not avail himself of an angel but of parents, or the pastor, or of our neighbor.” — Martin Luther

Appreciation Saying For Pastors

Today, more pastors than ever need profound encouragement and rejuvenation.

The experienced pastor will recognize to which situation humor belongs and to which belongs sobriety.

Pastors are sent to utter the deep things of God for the conviction of sin, and for edification and comfort.

Only a real pastor and a true leader will be looking for ways to train and equip his people to develop their potential.

The most important thing a pastor does is stand in a pulpit every Sunday and say, ‘Let us worship God.’ If that ceases to be the primary thing I do in terms of my energy, my imagination, and the way I structure my life, then I no longer function as a pastor.

Funny Quotes About Pastors

Preaching is the pastor’s main work, and preaching is heart work, not just mental work.

Pastor: One employed by the wicked to prove to them by his example that virtue doesn’t pay.

Qualifications of a pastor: the mind of a scholar, the heart of a child, and the hide of a rhinoceros

The pastor ought to have two voices: one, for gathering the sheep; and another, for warding off and driving away wolves and thieves. The Scripture supplies him with the means of doing both.

To be a good pastor one must have the wisdom of a Solomon, the intuition of a Newton, the patience of Job, the thinking faculties of an Einstein, and a compassion likened unto the Son of God.

Inspirational Preaching Quotes From Most Famous People

“The work of preaching is the highest and greatest and most glorious calling to which anyone can ever be called.” — D.L. Moody

“To attain simplicity in preaching is of the utmost importance to every minister who wishes to be useful to souls.” — James S. MacDonald

“To preach Christ is to feed the soul, to justify it, to set it free, and to save it, if it believes the preaching.” — John Owen

“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.” — Phillips Brooks

“The first and principal duty of a pastor is to feed the flock by diligent preaching of the word.” — Eugene H. Peterson

“God can’t say, ‘Well done’ until the church says, ‘We’ll do.’” — Albert Mohler

“I think a good pastor is somebody who is honest and humble and has a really caring heart.” — Billy Graham

“When we preach or teach the Scriptures, we open the door for the Holy Spirit to do His work. God has not promised to bless oratory or clever preaching. He has promised to bless His Word.” — Martyn Lloyd Jones

“Whenever a day comes when I can stand and preach God’s Word without an agony of anxiety lest the people will not accept Christ; whenever a day comes when I can see men and women coming down the aisles without joy in my heart, I’ll quit preaching.” — A. W. Tozer

“A prepared heart is much better than a prepared sermon. A prepared heart will make a prepared sermon.” — Israelmore Ayivor

“You cannot speak to the remnant if you’re constantly afraid of offending the crowd.” — John Owen

“The test of a preacher is that his congregation goes away saying not, ‘What a lovely sermon,’ but, ‘I will do something!’” — Max Lucado

“A true leader is still a leader even when he takes up servants’ duty, provided he maintains a human face and added integrity to his self-retained qualities.” — K. Marshall Williams

“Being the light of the world is about being a broken, exploding, scarred star and shining a light of hope and inspiration to everyone around you.” — Robert Murray McCheyne

“Christ is a substitute for everything, but nothing is a substitute for Christ.” — Charles Spurgeon

“Every student needs a school and a teacher, so does every Christian need a Church and a Pastor.” — Ricky Maye

Appreciation Quotes For Pastors

“Give me 100 preachers who fear nothing but sin and desire nothing but God; such alone will shake the gates of hell.” — David Jackman

“A man who first tried to guess ‘what the public wants,’ and then preached that as Christianity because the public wants it, would be a pretty mixture of fool and knave.” — Charlie Dates

“It doesn’t matter what has happened, better things are coming. God’s plan produces hope in me.” — John Newton

“Jesus is not one of many ways to approach God, nor is He the best of several ways; He is the only way.” — R.C. Sproul

“My grand point in preaching is to break the hard heart, and to heal the broken one.” — Billy Sunday

“No one can pray and worry at the same time.” — Justice Kojo Bentil

“One of the things that enriches the life of the pastor is to go through what the people go through.” — Charles Hodge

“Pastors are sent to utter the deep things of God for the conviction of sin, and for edification and comfort.” — Pastor Mensa Otabil

“Preaching Christ does not mean merely to preach his doctrines, but to preach him as the object of supreme love and confidence.” — Russell Moore

“You don’t go to the pulpit holding the Bible. You go to the pulpit with the Bible holding you.” — David Jeremiah

Inspirational Quotes for Pastors

“A holy minister is an awful weapon in the hand of God. A word spoken by you when your conscience is clear, and your heart full of God’s Spirit, is worth ten thousand words spoken in unbelief and sin.” — Harry Ironside

“The heart of Christian worship is the authentic preaching of the Word of God.” — Francis de Sales

“A minister may fill his pews, his communion roll, the mouths of the public, but what that minister is on his knees in secret before God Almighty, that he is and no more.” — T. B. Joshua

“Ideally, a good pastor wants to empower a congregation to the point where they don’t need him. You want everyone to leave feeling better.” — Pete Holmes

“If I only had one more sermon to preach before I died, it would be about my Lord Jesus Christ. And I think that when we get to the end of our ministry, one of our regrets will be that we did not preach more of Him. I am sure no minister will ever repent of having preached Him too much.” — Jim Cymbala

“The role of the pastor is to embody the gospel. And of course to get it embodied, which you can only do with individuals, not in the abstract.” — C.S. Lewis

“Preaching is truth mediated through personality.” — J.C. Ryle

“Saving us is the greatest and most concrete demonstration of God’s love, the definitive display of His grace throughout time and eternity.” — E.M. Bounds

“The Bible does not say we should aim at numbers but rather urges us faithfully to proclaim God’s message in the boldness of the Holy Spirit. This will build God’s church God’s way.” — Robert H. Schuller

“The enemy is powerless to stop God’s plan for your life. As long as you keep moving forward in God’s will, you cannot fail.” — Martyn Lloyd-Jones

“I’d rather be able to pray than to be a great preacher; Jesus Christ never taught his disciples how to preach but only how to pray.” — Richard C. Whitcomb

“Where the Word of God is rightly handled, the voice of God is heard.” — John Wesley

“Your task, O preacher, is to make sure that you are faithful to the text, that you are faithful to the proclamation of that gospel, that you are faithful to set forth the whole counsel of God, and then step back and let it happen.” — Martin Luther

Quotes About Pastors