Here are 100+ quotes from a variety of influential Christians that inspire us and point us back to Christ. All these quotes help you to maintain your strength during times of great difficulties.
Do all the good you can,By all the means you can,In all the ways you can,In all the places you can,At all the times you can,To all the people you can,As long as ever you can.
What you are is God’s gift to you, what you become is your gift to God.
God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him
Rejection is an opportunity for your selection.
Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them.
We need never shout across the spaces to an absent God. He is nearer than our own soul, closer than our most secret thoughts.
We may speak about a place where there are no tears, no death, no fear, no night; but those are just the benefits of heaven. The beauty of heaven is seeing God.
The Christian shoemaker does his duty not by putting little crosses on the shoes, but by making good shoes, because God is interested in good craftsmanship.
True faith means holding nothing back. It means putting every hope in God’s fidelity to His Promises.
Worrying is arrogant because God knows what He’s doing.
He said “Love…as I have loved you.” We cannot love too much.
If you are too busy to pray, you are busier than God wants you to be.
Jesus tends to his people individually. He personally sees to our needs. We all receive Jesus’ touch. We experience his care.
Satan is so much more in earnest than we are–he buys up the opportunity while we are wondering how much it will cost.
A sum can be put right: but only by going back till you find the error and working it afresh from that point, never by simply going on.
The Christians are right: it is Pride which has been the chief cause of misery in every nation and every family since the world began.
I have never met the man I could despair of after discerning what lies in me apart from the grace of God.
Christian Quotes And Sayings
Our Lord has written the promise of the resurrection, not in books alone, but in every leaf in spring-time.Martin Luther King.
God has given us two hands, one to receive with and the other to give with.Billy Graham
God sends no one away empty except those who are full of themselves.Dwight L. Moody
A dog barks when his master is attacked. I would be a coward if I saw that God’s truth is attacked and yet would remain silent.John Calvin
The Christian life is a life of paradox’s. We must give to receive, realize we are blind to see, become simple to be wise, suffer for gain, and die to live.unknown
Christian life consists of faith and charity.Martin Luther
If a man cannot be a Christian in the place he is, he cannot be a Christian anywhere.Henry Ward Beecher
We must be global Christians with a global vision because our God is a global God.John Stott
The Christian life is not slightly better, but completely different.Clarence Sexton
God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.Augustine
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.C S Lewis
I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.Mahatma Gandhi
What the Christian sees as important, the world looks at with contempt, and what the world considers important, the Christian considers utterly meaningless.unknown
Fiery trials make golden Christians.Charles Spurgeon
If you are a Christian, you are not a citizen of this world trying to get to heaven; you are a citizen of heaven making your way through this world.Dr. Vance Havner
We are more wicked than we ever feared, yet more loved than we ever dream.Mark Driscoll
Christianity is not a theory or speculation, but a life; not a philosophy of life, but a living presence.Samuel Taylor Coleridge
What the world requires of the Christians is that they should continue to be Christians.Samuel Adams
Let God’s promises shine on your problems.Corrie ten Boom
No two Christians will ever meet for the last time.unknown
Nothing shall be lost that is done for God or in obedience to Him.John Owen
The Christian on his knees sees more than the philosopher on tiptoe.D.L. Moody
The measure of a Christian is not in the height of his grasp but in the depth of his love.Clarence Jordan
The story of every great Christian achievement is the history of answered prayer.E. M. Bounds
Expect great things from God, attempt great things for God.William Carey
I had rather be in hell with Christ, than be in heaven without him.Martin Luther
I have a great need for Christ; I have a great Christ for my need.Spurgeon
God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him.John Piper
Christian Quotes About Faith
“When you are running toward Christ, you are freed up to serve, love, and give thanks without guilt, worry or fear. As long as you are running, you’re safe.”Francis Chan
“When we learn to read the story of Jesus and see it as the story of the love of God, doing for us what we could not do for ourselves – that insight produces, again and again, a sense of astonished gratitude which is very near the heart of authentic Christian experience.”N.T. Wright
“God has a purpose behind every problem. He uses circumstances to develop our character. In fact, he depends more on circumstances to make us like Jesus than he depends on our reading the Bible.”Rick Warren
“The Bible is the story of two gardens: Eden and Gethsemane. In the first, Adam took a fall. In the second, Jesus took a stand. In the first, God sought Adam. In the second, Jesus sought God. In Eden, Adam hid from God. In Gethsemane, Jesus emerged from the tomb. In Eden, Satan led Adam to a tree that led to his death. From Gethsemane, Jesus went to a tree that led to our life.”Max Lucado
“Spending time with God is the key to our strength and success in all areas of life. Be sure that you never try to work God into your schedule, but always work your schedule around Him.”Joyce Meyer
“The essential vice, the utmost evil, is Pride. Unchastity, anger, greed, drunkenness, and all that, are mere fleabites in comparison: it was through Pride that the devil became the devil: Pride leads to every other vice: it is the complete anti-God state of mind.”C.S. Lewis
“I realized that all my life, my values were based upon typical middle-class American values: hard work, doing good, living well, owning things, following the rules & being the best I can be… but God clearly says, ‘those are not MY values. I value justice, mercy, and humility.’„John Green
“I’m not afraid of the devil. The devil can handle me – he’s got judo I never heard of. But he can’t handle the One to whom I’m joined; he can’t handle the One to whom I’m united; he can’t handle the One whose nature dwells in my nature.”A.W. Tozer
“Sometimes you must stand still in order to get moving to where God wants you to go.”D.A. McBride
“It was becoming clearer and clearer that if I wanted to come to the end of my life and not say, ‘I’ve wasted it!’ then I would need to prepass all the way in, and all the way up, to the ultimate purpose of God and join him in it. If my life was to have a single, all-satisfying, unifying ssion, it would have to be God’s passion.”John Piper
“Radical obedience to Christ is not easy… It’s not comfort, not health, not wealth, and not prosperity in this world. Radical obedience to Christ risks losing all these things. But in the end, such risk finds its reward in Christ. And he is more than enough for us.”David Platt
“We need never shout across the spaces to an absent God. He is nearer than our own soul, closer than our most secret thoughts.”A.W. Tozer
“Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can.”John Wesley
“He who lays up treasures on earth spends his life backing away from his treasures. To him, death is loss. He who lays up treasures in heaven looks forward to eternity; he’s moving daily toward his treasures. To him, death is gain.”Randy Alcorn
“Who should we be trying to make the proudest? Our family? Our friends? Our teachers or bosses? What about the one who molded us out of the earth itself, who formed us like clay, and instilled within us the very breath of life that shaped the universe?”James D. Maxon
“True faith means holding nothing back. It means putting every hope in God’s fidelity to His Promises.”Francis Chan
“God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him.”John Piper
“If your life is Christ, then your death will be only more of Christ, forever. If your life is only Christlessness, then your death will be only more Christlessness, forever. That’s not fundamentalism, that’s the law of non-contradiction.”Peter Kreeft
“God never said that the journey would be easy, but He did say that the arrival would be worthwhile.”Max Lucado
“We sinned for no reason but an incomprehensible lack of love, and He saved us for no reason but an incomprehensible excess of love.”Peter Kreeft
“As long as you do things for God, you are a Hall of Famer in heaven’s list.”Rick Warren
“If you can see it, you can achieve it. God helps those who help themselves. Power is in the act of humility.”Patricia Amis
“I’ve read the last page of the Bible. It’s all going to turn out all right.”Billy Graham
“The gifts of the Master are these: freedom, life, hope, new direction, transformation, and intimacy with God. If the cross was the end of the story, we would have no hope. But the cross isn’t the end. Jesus didn’t escape from death; he conquered it and opened the way to heaven for all who will dare to believe. The truth of this moment, if we let it sweep over us, is stunning. It means Jesus really is who he claimed to be, we are really as lost as he said we are, and he really is the only way for us to intimately and spiritually connect with God again.”Steven James
“We never grow closer to God when we just live life. It takes deliberate pursuit and attentiveness.”Francis Chan
“Outside of Christ, I am weak; in Christ, I am strong.”Watchmen Nee
“It is not great faith, but true faith, that saves; and the salvation lies not in the faith, but in the Christ in whom faith trusts… It is not the measure of faith, but the sincerity of faith, which is the point to be considered.”Charles Haddon Spurgeon
“Thou hast made us for thyself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it finds its rest in thee.”Augustine of Hippo
“What you are is God’s gift to you, what you become is your gift to God.”Hans Urs von Balthasar
“The gospel declares that no matter how dutiful or prayerful we are, we can’t save ourselves. What Jesus did was sufficient.”Brennan Manning
“Be not forgetful to entertain strangers; for thereby some have entertained angels unaware.”Serena B. Miller
“But whatever you do, find the God-centered, Christ-exalting, Bible-saturated passion of your life, and find your way to say it and live for it and die for it. And you will make a difference that lasts. You will not waste your life.”John Piper
“The sinners to whom Jesus directed His messianic ministry were not those who skipped morning devotions or Sunday church. His ministry was to those whom society considered real sinners. They had done nothing to merit salvation. Yet they opened themselves to the gift that was offered them. On the other hand, the self-righteous placed their trust in the works of the Law and closed their hearts to the message of grace.”Brennan Manning
“Power, no matter how well-intentioned, tends to cause suffering. Love, being vulnerable, absorbs it. In a point of convergence on a hill called Calvary, God renounced the one for the sake of the other.”Philip Yancey
“The Christian shoemaker does his duty not by putting little crosses on the shoes, but by making good shoes, because God is interested in good craftsmanship.”Martin Luther
“We have never preached violence, except the violence of love, which left Christ nailed to a cross, the violence that we must each do to ourselves to overcome our selfishness and such cruel inequalities among us. The violence we preach is not the violence of the sword, the violence of hatred. It is the violence of love, of brotherhood, the violence that wills to beat weapons into sickles for work.”Oscar A. Romero
“Jesus’s resurrection is the beginning of God’s new project not to snatch people away from earth to heaven but to colonize earth with the life of heaven. That, after all, is what the Lord’s Prayer is about.”N.T. Wright
“Just keep asking yourself: What would Jesus not do?”Chuck Palahniuk
“If God called us to a task, He will then qualify us for the job.”Jack Hyles
“The Bible is the greatest of all books; to study it is the noblest of all pursuits; to understand it, the highest of all goals.”Charles C. Ryrie
“Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?”Corrie ten Boom
“Music originated from God and was created solely for his worship, his glory, and his pleasure.”Pedro Okoro
“When we are securely rooted in personal intimacy with the source of life, it will be possible to remain flexible without being relativistic, convinced without being rigid, willing to confront without being offensive, gentle and forgiving without being soft, and true witnesses without being manipulative.”Henri J.M. Nouwen
“If you obey God with your whole heart, you’ll usually scare off the folks who want you to obey them.”Meg Moseley
Powerful Christian Quotes
It takes more courage to be humble than it does to be prideful. – Matthew Hagee
It doesn’t take much effort to do what everyone else is doing. A dead fish can float downstream; it takes a live one to swim upstream. It’s easy to be common. The pressure comes when you decide to be uncommon. – Joel Osteen
Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love. – Mother Teresa
God doesn’t take you in a straight line. There are twists and turns. It may not happen the way you thought, but the disappointments, the bad breaks are all a part of God’s plan. – Joel Osteen
Forgiveness is unlocking the door to set someone free and realizing you were the prisoner.
Don’t be dependent on man, because they change like the wind. Depend on the Lord, and know that He is faithful to keep His Word. – Matthew Hagee
Faith is believing BEFORE what will only make sense AFTER. – Steven Furtick
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. – Martin Luther King Jr.
When you realize that God loves you and that He has a plan for your life, you can walk with your head held high—totally confident in who He created you to be. – Joyce Meyer
Refuse to be average. Let your heart soar as high as it will. – A.W. TozerIs prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire? – Corrie ten Boom
Stop worrying about what you aren’t and start being happy about who you are. – John Hagee
Sometimes what makes us insecure and vulnerable becomes the fuel we need to be overachievers. The antidote for a snakebite is made from the poison, and the thing that made you go backward is the same force that will push you forward. – T.D. Jakes Quotes
Faith doesn’t always mean that God changes your situation. Sometimes it means He changes you. – Steven Furtick
If you’re broken-hearted today, God has good news that says “weeping may endure for the night but joy comes in the morning”. – Matthew Hagee
There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind. – C.S. Lewis
Worry is like a rocking chair. It will give you something to do, but it will not accomplish anything. Believe that God can give you provision at a moment’s notice, because He can. – John Hagee
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin. – Mother Teresa
At the end of life we will not be judged by how many diplomas we have received, how much money we have made, how many great things we have done. – Mother Teresa
People have enough people pushing them down, pointing out their faults. Why don’t you be the one to push them up, see the best in them, and help them get free? – Joel Osteen
Money will never give you eternal life. Fame will never give you eternal life. Only Jesus Christ will give you eternal life. – Matthew Hagee
Instead of judging people, why don’t you take that same time to pray for them, to reach out to them, to let them know that you believe in them. – Joel Osteen
Our decisions don’t just affect us, they affect our family, our children, and our friends. If you don’t do the right thing for yourself, at least do it for your children, do it for your family. – Joel Osteen
When you start going through life saying “I can,” you will! It’s that simple. – John Hagee
It would be a shame for God to want to do more and for you to settle for less. – Steven Furtick
Great moves of God are usually preceded by simple acts of obedience. – Steven Furtick
Those who are not looking for happiness are the most likely to find it, because those who are searching forget that the surest way to be happy is to seek happiness for others. – Martin Luther King Jr.
As long as you are living, you will face problems. But you serve a God who solves problems. – John Hagee
Don’t fear failure. Fear faithlessness. Don’t fear attack. Fear apathy. Don’t fear rejection. Fear regret. – Steven Furtick
Inspirational Christian Quotes And Sayings
The world can create trouble in peace, but God can create peace in trouble.Thomas Watson
The existence of creation cries out, “behold your God”. Why is something here rather than nothing? From where did the first particle come? From where did life come? Man without God has no explanation. Fools they are who say evolution and chance. You might as likely throw letters in the air and then pick up a dictionary.Bob Jennings, Romans Commentary:
Is the Bible the Word of God? Then be sure you never read it without fervent prayer for the help and teaching of the Holy Spirit. Here is the rock on which many make shipwreck. They do not ask for wisdom and instruction, so they find the Bible dark, and carry nothing away from it. You should pray for the Spirit to guide you into all truth. You should beg the Lord Jesus Christ to “open your understanding,” as He did that of the His disciples. The Lord God, by His inspiration the book was written, keeps the keys of the book, and alone can enable you to understand it profitably.J. C. Ryle, Reading the Bible Supernaturally,pg. 194
The popular idea is that this world is real, exciting, and fulfilling, but the next world to come is not real or fulfilling. But the Bible teaches just the opposite, that it is this world that is vague, unfulfilling, and ultimately not real, and the next world of eternity is what is exciting, fulfilling, and real.Douglas Taylor
Beloved, I think many of us think that we’re men or women, but by how we handle our differences in our local churches, we’re proving to still be children.Jesse Barrington, Sermon: Preserving Unity Through Love
I bear my witness that the worst days I have ever had, have turned out to be my best days! And when God has seemed most unfriendly to me, He has then been most kind. If there is anything in this world for which I would bless Him more than for anything else, it is for pain and affliction. I am sure that in these things, the richest tenderest love has been manifested to me.C. H. Spurgeon
The nonsense of slaying a congregation in the Spirit by the breath of one’s mouth and the sweep of one’s coat may have something to do with crowd psychology but little with New Testament unction.Tony Sargent, The Sacred Anointing
Anticipated sorrows are harder to bear than real ones, because Christ does not support us under them.Edward Payson, The Complete Works of Edward Payson, V1, pg. 534
As the eye which has gazed at the sun, cannot immediately discern any other object; as the man who has been accustomed to behold the ocean, turns with contempt from a stagnant pool, so the mind which has contemplated eternity, overlooks and despises the things of time.Edward Payson, Complete Works V1, pg. 535
I have given God countless reasons not to love me. None of them has been strong enough to change Him.Paul Washer
It is not great talents God blesses so much as great likeness to Jesus. A holy minister is an awful weapon in the hand of God.Robert Murray M’Cheyne
The aim of Satanic power is to cut off communication with God. To accomplish this aim he deludes the soul with a sense of defeat, covers him with a thick cloud of darkness, depresses and oppresses the spirit, which in turn hinders prayer and leads to unbelief—thus destroying all power (instead of seeing Hebrews 11:1).J. O. Fraser, Behind the Ranges (p.157)
I have given way to discouragement, dark discouragement, far too much in the past. Now I know rather better, and thoroughly agree with the assertion, “all discouragement is of the devil.” Discouragement is to be resisted just like sin. To give way to one is just as bad and weakens us as much as to give way to the other.J. O. Fraser, Behind the Ranges (p.97)
Short Inspiring Christian Quotes
“Our love to God is measured by our everyday fellowship with others and the love it displays.”
Examine everything carefully; hold fast to that which is good;
“Truth is so obscure in these times, and falsehood so established, that, unless we love the truth, we cannot know it.”Author: Pascal
The ear tests words as the tongue tastes food.
For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
Charity shall cover the multitude of sins.
Let us love, not in word or speech, but in truth and action.
The purpose of Christianity is not to avoid difficulty, but to produce a character adequate to meet it when it comes. It does not make life easy; rather it tries to make us great enough for life. — James L. Christensen
The fewer the words, the better the prayer. — Martin Luther
The truth shall make you free.
To be like Christ is to be a Christian. — Daniel Webster
We should live our lives as though Christ was coming this afternoon. – Jimmy Carter
If I find in myself desires which nothing in this world can satisfy, the only logical explanation is that I was made for another world. [C.S. Lewis]
I tell you the truth, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, “Move from here to there” and it will move.
For a small reward, a man will hurry away on a long journey; while for eternal life, many will hardly take a single step. … Thomas a’ Kempis
Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.