Inspirational Christian quotes / Bible verses

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Quotes by Christian pastors and authors

  • “Contentment with what we have—whether it is possessions, or station in life, or mental or physical abilities—is worth far, far more than all the things we don’t have.” – Jerry Bridges
  • “It is not great men who change the world, but weak men in the hands of a great God.” – Brother Yun
  • “What God says is best, is best, though all the men in the world are against it.” – John Bunyan
  • “Jesus died for you while you were His adversary. How much more He wants to do for you as His child.” – James Callen, Grow in the Grace
  • “God never gives us discernment in order that we may criticize, but that we may intercede.” – Oswald Chambers
  • “He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.” – Jim Elliot
  • “The early church didn’t say, ‘Look what the world is coming to! They said, ‘Look what has come into the world!'” – Carl F. H. Henry
  • “Can anyone be arrogant when he stands beside the cross?” – Carl F. H. Henry
  • “Christ is a substitute for everything, but nothing is a substitute for Christ.” – Henry Ironside
  • “The Christian life is never static. One must either grow in grace, or there will be backsliding and deterioration.” – Henry Ironside 
  • “Without the Way, there is no going. Without the Truth, there is no knowing. Without the Life, there is no living.”  – Thomas à Kempis
  • “Some people think God does not like to be troubled with our constant coming and asking. The way to trouble God is not to come at all.” – Dwight L. Moody
  • “Moses spent forty years in the king’s palace thinking that he was somebody. Then he lived forty years in the wilderness finding out that without God he was a nobody. Finally, he spent forty years discovering how a nobody with God can be a somebody.” – Dwight L. Moody
  •  If a commission by an earthly king is considered an honor, how can a commission by a Heavenly King be considered a sacrifice? – David Livingstone
  • “No other generation but ours can evangelize the present generation.” – John Mott
  • “Outside of Christ, I am weak; in Christ, I am strong.” – Watchman Nee 
  • “How sweet the name of Jesus sounds, in a believer’s ear! It soothes his sorrows, heals his wounds, and drives away his fear.” – John Newton
  • “If we displease God, does it matter whom we please? If we please Him, does it matter whom we displease?” – Leonard Ravenhill
  • “It’s what you sow that multiplies, not what you keep in the barn.” – Adrian Rogers
  • “I have a great need for Christ; I have a great Christ for my need.” – C. H. Spurgeon
  • “We are either in the process of resisting God’s truth or in the process of being shaped and molded by this truth.” – Charles Stanley
  • “Let’s quit fiddling with religion and do something to bring the world to Christ.” – Billy Sunday
  • “We do not fool Him by saying we want something for His glory when secretly our motivations are selfish. We do not fool Him by saying we believe He can work miracles when inwardly we doubt He will follow through.” – Michael Youssef
  • “When God gives us a plan, He will only give us the best plans that lead to the greatest glory for Him.” – Michael Youssef


Bible verses for encouragement:

  • The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him. (Psalm 28:7)
  • Whoever dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. (Psalm 91:1)
  • I lift up my eyes to the mountain—where does my help come from? My help comes for the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth. (Psalm 121:1)
  • But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint. (Isaiah 40:31)
  • Even to your old age and gray hairs I am he, I am he who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you; I will sustain you and I will rescue you. (Isaiah 46:4)
  • The LORD your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing. (Zephaniah 3:17)
  • [Jesus said] “My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am.” (John 14:2-3)
  • Therefore, there is now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. (Romans 8:1)
  • For no matter how many promises God has made, they are “Yes” in Christ. And so through him the “Amen” is spoken by us to the glory of God. (2 Corinthians 1:20)
  • The weapons we fight with are not the weapons of the world. On the contrary, they have divine power to demolish strongholds. We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ. (2 Corinthians 10:4-5)
  • But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ, who, by the power that enables him to bring everything under his control, will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like his glorious body. (Philippians 3:20)
  • That is why I am suffering as I am. Yet this is no cause for shame, because I know whom I have believed, and am convinced that he is able to guard what I have entrusted to him until that day. (2 Timothy 1:12)
  • His divine power has given us everything we need for a godly life through our knowledge of him who called us by his own glory and goodness. (2 Peter 1:3)
  • Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. But we know that when Christ appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is. (1 John 3:2)

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