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The Bronze Bow Quotes

20 of the best book quotes from The Bronze Bow
  1. #1
    ″‘That lame man you saw - is he grateful now? Is it worth it to get on his feet and spend the rest of his life dragging burdens like a mule?‘”
  2. #2
    “the demons that make a person afraid are the hardest to cast out.”
  3. #3
    “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because He has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed, to proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord.”
  4. #4
    ″‘I never thought of it that way,’ said Thacia, her eyes clouding. ‘Is that why, do you think, that so many of them aren’t cured?‘”
  5. #5
    “I say to you, the time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand. Repent, and believe.”
  6. #6
    “You mustn’t be afraid of him. He is our brother Daniel come home. When he milks you, you must be good and stand still. See how big and strong he is. He will take care of us and keep us safe.”
  1. #7
    ″‘No one is free,’ said Daniel. ‘So long as the land is cursed by the Romans.‘”
  2. #8
    “He could bend the bow of bronze.”
  3. #9
    “The impression of strength came from an extraordinary vitality that seemed to pulse in the very air around him”
  4. #10
    ″‘I am glad you have come,’ Jesus said. Daniel could say nothing at all. For a moment he was afraid. Only when the man turned away and his eyes no longer held his own, could he breathe freely again.”
  5. #11
    ″‘Daniel,’ he said. ‘I would have you follow me.’
    ‘Master!....I will fight for you to the end!.’
    ‘My loyal friend,’ he said, ‘I would ask something much harder than that. Would you love for me to the end?’
  6. #12
    ″‘We can never know,’ Simon answered slowly. ‘God hides the future from man’s eyes. We are forced to choose, not knowing. I have chosen Jesus.‘”
  1. #13
    “No I have not asked Jesus to join us. All I hope and long for now is that He will ask me to join Him.”
  2. #14
    “It is the hate that is the enemy. Not men. Hate does not die with killing. It only springs up a hundredfold. The only thing stronger than hate is love.”
  3. #15
    ″‘All this--’ she exclaimed, the sweep of her arm including the deepening blue of the sky, the shining lake in the distance, the snow-covered mountain far to the north. ‘So much! You must look at it all, Daniel, not just at the unhappy things.‘”
  4. #16
    “The red mist of anger cleared suddenly from Daniel’s mind. He looked at the man who had been his leader. He saw the coarsened face with its tangle of dirty beard. He saw the hard mouth, the calculating little eyes. He saw a man he had never really looked at before.”
  5. #17
    ″‘Haven’t you ever wondered,’ he attempted, ‘what good it is for them to be healed, those people that Jesus cures? They’re happy at first. But what happens to them after that? What does the blind man think, when he has wanted for years to see, and then looks at his wife in rags and his children covered in sores?”
  6. #18
    ″‘Riches are not keeping you from the kingdom,’ he said. ‘You must give up your hate.‘”
  7. #19
    ″‘I don’t understand,’ he said again, ‘You tell people about the kingdom. Are we not to fight for it?’
    ‘The kingdom is only bought at a great price,’ Jesus said. ‘There was one who came just yesterday and wanted to follow me. He was very rich, and when I asked him to give up his wealth, he went away.’
  8. #20
    “You’ve seen him caring for those people -- the ones so low that no one, not I or anyone else, cared what happened to them. When I see that, I know that the God of Israel has not forgotten us.”

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