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An Indelible Collection of Eugene Peterson Quotes

Reading through Eugene Peterson quotes will give your faith a shot in the arm. The author of the Message Bible and a handful of other books certainly knew how to communicate deep spiritual truths thoughtfully.

Eugene Peterson was a friend of rock legend Bono, a scholar-legend among the living, a discipleship thought-leader before the term was popular, and he was a pastor to pastors. The vault of Eugene Peterson quotes from his selected works seems never-ending.

Eugene Peterson’s Life Impacted Us All

He lived 85 years exactly what he first wrote; his life was “A Long Obedience in the Same Direction” May his message impact a new generation of scholars, pastors, and leaders. We are losing the legends that live among us. Thank you, Jesus, for the life of #EugenePeterson

Eugene Peterson Quotes From the Vast Wealth of his Work

“The way of Jesus cannot be imposed or mapped—it requires an active participation in following Jesus as he leads us through sometimes strange and unfamiliar territory, in circumstances that become clear only in the hesitations and questionings, in the pauses and reflections where we engage in prayerful conversation with one another and with him.”
― Eugene H. Peterson

“A Christian congregation is a company of praying men and women who gather, usually on Sundays, for worship, who then go into the world as salt and light.”
― Eugene H. Peterson

We don’t need more words; we need accurate words.”
― Eugene H. Peterson

“All the persons of faith I know are sinners, doubters, uneven performers. We are secure not because we are sure of ourselves but because we trust that God is sure of us.”
― Eugene Peterson