Quotes about Tradition-Negative


Men think God’s laws too many and too strict, and yet make more of their own, and are precise for keeping them.


When the church takes its mind and heart away from Christ and His words, human authority and tradition fills the vacuum.


Tradition is the living faith of those now dead. Traditionalism is the dead faith of those still living.


Is it any wonder the love of tradition is an enemy to revival? Revival and new life go hand in hand… Let every church realize that the inordinate love of tradition is a great opponent to revival… When a church slays the love of tradition, a major obstacle to revival will be slain with it.


Whenever a man takes upon him to make additions to the Scriptures, he is likely to end with valuing his own additions above Scripture itself.


The hallmark of an authentic evangelicalism is not the uncritical repetition of old traditions, but the willingness to submit every tradition, however ancient, to fresh Biblical scrutiny and, if necessary, reform