Top 81 R. Alan Woods Quotes

Jesus said, ‘Enter into My rest’ and let God do what He does best


Knowledge & understanding mixed with ones convictions of ‘experience’ is hardly impositional”. ~R. Alan Woods [2012]


Jesus is God is the unified field theory of Christianity”.


Don’t settle for less than God’s best for you”.~R. Alan Woods [2013]


Continual prayer is a lifestyle.”~R. Alan Woods [2013]


My life is an open book; at least this photo album”.~R. Alan Woods [2013]


You can walk in the Light or you can grope around in the dark because there is no walking with Jesus by candle light”.~ R. Alan Woods [2012]


Trust is developed under pressure and over time; just as with God by us.” ~R. Alan Woods [2013]


Help us to forgive ourselves as we struggle in our process of forgiving others.”~R. Alan Woods [2013]


Forgiveness is a practiced and fervrent process”.~R. Alan Woods [2012]


‎”The more we spend our time ‘practicing the presence’ of Jesus, the more we become like Him”~ R. Alan Woods


The link between the spirit and the mind is the deep heart”.~R. Alan Woods [2012]


We all have a past that may be worthy of some criticism”.~R. Alan Woods [2012]


Although there are several ‘schools of thought’ relating to why God allows mental, emotional, and physical afflictions, it essentially remains a mystery”~ R. Alan Woods [2012]


Our healing is in His hands”.~R. Alan Woods [2012]


Greed applied is prosperity realized”. ~R. Alan Woods [2006]


God has certainly not called us to throw our brains out the window as an appropriate response to His Grace”.R. Alan Woods [2012]


We are no longer under the ‘Law’, but rather the Grace of God in Christ.”~R. Alan Woods [2013]


We are all sinners who have been saved by Grace. We have not been saved from sinning, but we have been redeemed despite it”.~ R. Alan Woods [2012]


The mystery of Evil and its origin & purposes”.~R. Alan Woods [2012]


Evil does not fight against evil, rather it struggles against Good. Where as, Good does not struggle against evil, rather it overwhelmingly defeats it”.~R. Alan Woods [2012]


God impressed me with this a long time ago: ‘Roddy, I will never do anything through you until I have done it to you!’.”~R. Alan Woods [1998]


Critical thinking is a necessary and vital skill”.~R. Alan Woods [2012]


So how does God affect justice in this life/economy/reality? A lightening bolt, an angel of death, or by the hand of a human being?”~R. Alan Woods [2012]


Reason and Faith are no more antithetical than the mind and the heart, for neither one exists or has meaning without the other”. ~R. Alan Woods [2012]


God has given all of us both the mind and the heart. And He fully expects us to use them


I have been fairly misunderstood by those who think only of the heart and thereby leave the mind behind. They both are vital and important aspects of our created humanity…in the image of God”. ~R. Alan Woods {2006]


God is great, God is faithful”.~R. Alan Woods [2103]


It is not enough just to read the Bible; it is even just as important to understand it. As to living it- that is accomplished in and through us by the Holy Spirit.”~R. Alan Woods [2013]


Character primarily is honesty with God, ones-self, and others.”~R. Alan Woods [2013]


Character is what we do when no one else is watching”~R. Alan Woods [2012]


One of the most unique aspects among many about the USA is that our transitions of ‘power’ have almost always been peaceful. This is very unique in all of history and in the world today”.


Faith without reason produces a mindless Christianity which is less than useless; the focus on justice in this world produces a theology that chases its own tail.”~R. Alan Woods [2013]


In the sense of Lewis, I am a moderately ‘good man'”.~R. Alan Woods [2012]


I am a ‘Light’ seeker with a ‘tude’!.”~R. Alan Woods [2013]


Christ awareness is imperative.”~R. Alan Woods [2013]


Ecclesiastes would be quite unbearable were it not for Heavens eternity and its citizens”. ~R. Alan Woods [2013]


Ah, a breath of fresh air: reasonable faith!!!”~R. Alan Woods [2013]


The idea that reason and rationality is somehow separate from and antithetical to ones ‘ heart’ is one of the most absurd theologies I have ever in my life heard.” ~R. Alan Woods (“Just Keeping It Real”, Copyright 2012)


There are three people one can never reason with: a drunk, a crazy person, and a fool.


God is The Reasonable One, therefore reason & faith are not antithetical” ~R. Alan Woods [2007]


Reason and Faith are not antithetical, but rather synergistic”.


Grace has not been well understood by the post-modern church let alone applied as post-moderns in our lives as a reality that Christ secured for us.”~R. Alan Woods [2012]


The world and it’s people are my church”.~R. Alan Woods [1996]


People respond when they are taught, and that primarily by example, rather than preached at. Jesus modeled just this approach in His life.”~R. Alan Woods [2013]


The Reality of the Creator God of Christianity blatantly reveals itself in His majestic handy-work.”~R. Alan Woods [2013]


Being that the *historical* Jesus was of pure Hebraic descent- lineage of Eber- He was not an Arab or of Arabic descent, therefore He was not dark skinned as most Israeli’s are not.”~R. Alan Woods [2013]


It would behoove you to have your thesis finely tuned and the logical arguments utilized in support of it tightly woven into a credible, and creatively persuasive tapestry.


I am not aligned in my thinking with Calvinism, neither am I aligned in my thinking with Arminianism. I have proposed a more ‘Wholeistic’ theology encompassing the ‘both/and’ in the context Objective Truth & Reality”. ~R. Alan Woods [2012]


Everything I have learned has not come from books, it has come experientially over time under pressure walking with Christ”.~ R. Alan Woods [2012]


Free markets and capitalism are predicated upon the definition of greed as altruistic in economics”.~R. Alan Woods [2012]


I do not politicize Christianity nor my discipleship as Jesus did not politicize either His divinity nor his humanity.


Don’t get me wrong, I like NASCAR and shopping at Nordstrom’s, but discipleship is intrinsic as a lifestyle.”~R. Alan Woods [2013]


There are no shortcuts to maturity in discipleship; it was, is, and always will be learned over time and under pressure walking in union with Christ.”~R. Alan Woods [2013]


The synoptic Gospels of the New Testament manuscripts make us aware of Christ’s character and gives us a view of the ‘son-ship’ He modeled which flowed out of that Divine character.” ~R. Alan Woods [2013]


There are sins much more serious than socio-pathologies which really are mental illnesses, whereas self-righteousness is an illness of the soul.


The free-will of men and the sovereignty of God are operationally co-existent, neither Reality impunes the ‘co-dependent’ authority of the other”.R. Alan Woods [2012]


Instead of hopping around like a wild in’jun on fire, try counting from 10 backwards while hopping on one foot”.


Sharks to not eat Chinese people because they get hungry thirty minutes later”.


To us post-moderns, empathy is a stranger in a strange land”. ~R. Alan Woods [2012]


In my opinion, anyone who says they have no anxiety at all over experiencing their own physical death is not in touch with their humanity”.~R. Alan Woods [2012]


There are things far worse than death, for when it comes to us it is final. What lies beyond it is a matter of faith in what we had hope for.


We die well when we die with purpose fulfilled”.~R. Alan Woods [2012]


No one is perfect and perfectly holy but God alone”.~R. Alan Woods [2012]


The free-will of man cannot impune the sovereignty of God, and conversely the sovereignty of God would not impune the free-will of men”.


I contend that those who Agape can only administer mercy and grace.”~R. Alan Woods [2012]


As Christians it is not just for us to know what we believe, but why we believe it”.~R. Alan Woods [2012]


Quite aside from supernatural experiences, after having given this much thought and extensive consideration, I am quite certain that it is Christianity that is based in Objective Reality and Truth and is therefore validpp


Do I believe in demonic possession?My thinking is more aligned with ‘demonization’ in the context of Christianity & Spirit-filled believers, whereas I am quite certain an ‘unbeliever’ can possibly become ‘possessed’ by a demonic spirit(‘s).


When we give our heartbreak to God, he fashions it into a softer and even more loving heart.”~R. Alan Woods [2013]


‘Lady Wisdom’ is my wife and those I reach with Truth understood are my children”.~R. Alan Woods [2012]


Put that in your self-righteous pipe and smoke it!!!.


Beware when wrong-doing is called good and right-doing is called evil.


And, yes we are much like kites when the image is one of spirituality and the winds of the Holy Spirit shaping, directing, instructing, and otherwise affecting our lives.”~R. Alan Woods [2012]


I am in complete alignment with my thinking with this statement by F. F. Bruce: ‘Whether our approach is theological or historical, it does matter whether the New Testament documents are reliable or not’.” ~R. Alan Woods [2013]


In the 56 years I have been a disciple of and in union with Jesus Christ and in my opinion, John Wimber was the most authentic, humble, accessible, and anointed ‘Christ-like’ man I have ever known.” ~R. Alan Woods [2013]


In my opinion and to the best of my understanding, free-will and pre-determination are two distinctly different economies that are ‘operationally co-existent'”.


Coming into a realization that there is purpose in why God has given all of us the gift of life- To promote the cause of Christ and God’s Kingdom in a creative manner that expresses our uniqueness.


You can only accomplish the impossible when the God of the possible is involved”.~R. Alan Woods [2013]


Unity despite diversity is exactly what defines Christianity as distinct from and antithetical to all other religious belief systems”. ~R. Alan Woods [2006]


My metaphysical thinking is more in alignment with Plato rather than Aristotle’s.” ~R. Alan Woods [2013]



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