Jesus was crucified, not in a cathedral between two candles, but on a cross between two thieves.
George F. MacLeod
The Cross cannot be defeated, for it is defeat.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
There are no Crown-wearers in Heaven who were not Cross-bearers here below.
Charles Haddon Spurgeon
We need Men of the Cross, with the Message of the Cross, bearing the Marks of the Cross.
Christ’s Cross is such a burden as sails are to a ship or wings to a bird.
He came to pay a debt He didn’t owe because we owed a debt we couldn’t pay.
The old cross slew men; the new cross entertains them. The old cross condemned; the new cross amuses.
The old cross destroyed confidence in the flesh; the new cross encourages it.
All heaven is interested in the cross of Christ, all hell is terribly afraid of it, while men are the only beings who more or less ignore its meaning.
The Cross: God’s way of uniting suffering with love.
The figure of the Crucified invalidates all thought which takes success for its standard.
The Cross is the lightning rod of grace that short-circuits God’s wrath to Christ so that only the light of His love remains for believers.
A. W. Tozer in “The Old Cross and the New.”