Spiritual Quotes


  • "Would to God that all the Lord's people were prophets, and that the Lord would put his spirit upon them!"  ~ (Numbers 11:29)
  • "Fear not tomorrow ~ God is already there."
  • "If we were all a little more like angels, earth would be a little more like Heaven"
  • "To decide not to decide ~ is to decide." (Thinking about Salvation)
  • "If you believe what you like in the gospel, and reject what you don't like, it is not the gospel you believe, but yourself." ~ Augustine
  • "Gods" (Idols) are fragile; they can be destroyed by a whiff of science or a dose of common sense.
  • "If I can put one touch of rosy sunset into the life of any man or woman, I shall feel that I have worked with God." ~ George Macdonald
  • "Oh, how precious is time, and how it pains me to see it slide away, while I do so little to any good purpose. Oh, that God would make me more fruitful." ~ David Brainerd
  • "Just look at us. Everything is backwards; everything is upside down. Doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, governments destroy freedom, the major media destroy information and religions destroy spirituality" ~ Michael Ellner
  • "Our job as mothers is in Protecting our home life from the many distractions of the world in order to live an examined life and to be hushed enough to hear God's voice. " ~ Susan Hitchcock
  • "There is such a danger of our being more occupied with the things that are coming than with HIM who is to come." ~ Andrew Murray
  • "The life of sensation is the life of greed; it requires more and more. The life of the spirit requires less and less; time is ample and its passage sweet." ~ Annie Dillard
  • "Sorrow looks back, worry looks around, and faith looks up." ~ Author Unknown
  • "Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow; it empties today of its strength." ~ Corrie Ten Boom
  • "We do not draw people to Christ by loudly discrediting what they believe, by telling them how wrong they are and how right we are, but by showing them a light that is so lovely that they WANT with all THEIR hearts to know the SOURCE of it." ~ Madeleine L'Engle
  • "Strive to come up to the highest attainment of communion with God in this world, and be not contented with just so much grace as will secure you from hell - labour (labor) after such a height of grace and communion with God as may bring you into the suburbs of heaven on earth."
  • "Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees." ~ Victor Hugo
  • "Courage, not compromise, brings the smile of God's approval."
  • Give us, O Lord, steadfast hearts that cannot be dragged down by false loves; give us courageous hearts that cannot be worn down by trouble; give us righteous hearts that cannot be sidetracked by unholy or unworthy goals. Give to us also, our Lord and God, understanding to know you, diligence to look for you, wisdom to recognize you, and a faithfulness that will bring us to see you face to face. ~ Thomas A Kempis
  • "For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who don't believe, no proof is possible." ~ Stuart Chase
  • "Tu ne cede malis sed contra audentior ito", Latin, which translated means "do not give in to evil but proceed ever more boldly against it." ~ Publius Vergilius Maro (Virgil)
  • A Christianity that costs nothing, is worth nothing.
  • If you do not enjoy what you have now, how can you be happier with more?
  • A Christian isn't a person who has received a new start in life. A Christian is a person who has received a new life to start with.
  • You must be melted, before you can be molded.
  • You cannot kindle a fire in any other heart, until it is burning within your own.
  • Jesus promised His disciples three things: that they would be completely fearless, wonderfully happy, and in constant trouble.
  • Until a man is nothing, God can make nothing out of him.
  • Those whom God will employ are first struck with a sense of their unworthiness to be employed.
  • If your Christianity is comfortable, it is compromised.
  • To pay the price of obedience, is to escape the cost of disobedience.
  • Commitment is a relationship with Christ that enables you in the midst of life's greatest comforts, to be willing to die, and in the midst of life’s greatest trials, to be willing to live.
  • He who lives for God's honor and glory seeks neither praise nor reward. But in the end he is certain of both.
  • Most people do not want to know the will of God in order to do it. They want to know it in order to consider it.
  • 99% of knowing God's will is being prepared to do it before you know what it is.
  • Ease is never good for the people of God.
  • The life rooted in God cannot be uprooted.
  • Do not grumble because you don't have what you want, rather, be exceedingly grateful that you don't get what you deserve.
  • To praise God for our miseries ends them. To praise God for our blessings extends them.
  • The bible is not only the worlds best seller, it is also man's best purchase.
  • There is a vast difference between the men that make books and the book that makes men.
  • True courage is like a kite, a contrary wind raises it higher.
  • The evolutionists seem to know everything about the missing link except that it is missing.
  • The probability of life originating by accident is comparable to the probability of the complete dictionary resulting from an explosion in a printing factory.
  • A person becomes wise by observing what happens when he isn't.
  • Experience is the best teacher and considering what it cost us, it should be.
  • The man who knows "how" will always find a place in life, but the man who knows "why" will likely be his boss.
  • Wisdom is the art of knowing what to fight for, and what to simply overlook.
  • "A man who has made a mistake and does not correct it is making a greater mistake." ~ Plato
  • He who has no fire in himself cannot warm others.
  • A Christian either makes the world better, or the world makes him worse.
  • The bible keeps you from sin, and sin keeps you from the bible.
  • When the Lord does not have priority one in your life, He has no priority.
  • Give your life to God. He can do more with it than you can.
  • If God has called you, don't spend time looking over your shoulder to see who is following.
  • Were it not for sin, death would have never had a beginning. And were it not for death, sin would have never had an ending.
  • Seven days without prayer makes one weak.
  • Christ must be Lord of all or else He is not Lord at all.
  • I may not be what I should be, but by the grace of God I am not what I used to be.
  • Avoid following the crowd. Be unpopular when necessary.
  • "God created the world out of nothing. And as long as we are nothing He can make something out of us." ~ Martin Luther
  • Don't make the mistake of letting yesterday use up too much of today.
  • The bible is the only book in which the author is always present.
  • We don't need more strength or more ability or greater opportunity. What we need is to use what we have.
  • Truth is always strong no matter how weak it looks, and falsehood is always weak no matter how strong it looks.
  • The price of growth is always less than the cost of stagnation.
  • "Success is going from one failure to another failure, without losing your enthusiasm." ~Winston Churchill
  • "Satisfaction in life arises in knowing you are where you belong." ~ Joni Eareckson Tada
  • You have no control over which way the wind blows, but you can adjust your sails.
  • Don't sweat the small stuff; and it's all small stuff!
  • It's not what happens to us that counts, but what happens inside us that really matters.
  • "The unexamined life is not worth living." ~ Socrates
  • "Controversy for the sake of controversy is sin. Controversy for the sake of truth is a divine command." ~ Walter Martin
  • It is not my love for Christ that controls me. It is Christ's love for me that controls me.
  • Christ came to pay a debt that He did not owe, because we owed a debt that we could not pay.
  • I don't know what the future holds, but I know who holds the future.
  • "Many people believe in you. Just make sure you are one of them." ~ Marodet
  • "Life is 10% of what happens to you, and 90% of how you respond to it." ~ Chuck Swindoll
  • Come work for the Lord. The work is hard, the hours are long, and the pay is low. But the retirement benefits are out of this world.
  • Christians are like tea bags. You have to put them in hot water to see how strong they are.
  • If you don't like the way you were born, try being born again.
  • If you cannot find happiness along the way, you will not find it at the end of the road.
  • The problem with the average Christian, is that he is an average Christian.
  • What we see as adversity, God sees as opportunity.
  • God doesn't call those who are equipped. God equips those whom He calls.
  • The best time of the day is "now."
  • It is not our ability that God desires, it is our availability.
  • When Jesus called me into His Army, I had nothing. And if I end up with nothing, I will still break even.
  • JUSTICE is when you get what you deserve.
    MERCY is when you don't get what you deserve.
    GRACE is when you get what you don't deserve.
  • Do unto others as if you were the others.
  • Where God leads - God feeds. Where God guides - God provides.
  • Without hope, you have no dream. Without a dream, you have no tomorrow. Without a tomorrow, you do not exist.
  • If God has brought you to it, God will bring you through it.
  • I don't understand the situation, but I understand God.
  • SMILE! It adds to your face value!
  • The best helping hand you will ever find is at the end of your own arm.
  • He who angers you, controls you.
  • There is always free food on a fishhook.
  • It is more valuable to seek God's presence than it is to seek God's presents.
  • "He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have." ~ Socrates
  • Change the way you look at things, and the things you look at will change.
  • "I count him braver who overcomes his desires, than him who overcomes his enemies." ~ Aristotle
  • "Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools, because they have to say something." ~ Plato
  • "The harder you work, the harder it is to surrender." ~ Vince Lombardi
  • "All sects are different, because they come from men; morality is everywhere the same, because it comes from God." ~ Voltaire
  • A rich person is not one that has the most, but one who needs the least.
  • What we are is God's gift to us. What we become is our gift to God.
  • "Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt." ~ Abe Lincoln
  • There is no high, like The Most High.
  • Happiness is not having what you want, it's wanting what you have.
  • Don't count the days; make the days count.
  • Make sure what you're living for, is worth dying for.
  • Always remember that you're unique. Just like everyone else.
  • A person who kneels before God, can stand before anything.
  • You may be one person in the world, but you may also be the world to one person.
  • If you don't have a reason to die, you don't have a reason to live.
  • "I believe in Christianity as I believe in the sun; Not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else." ~ C.S.Lewis
  • Make failure your teacher; not your undertaker.
  • Safety is not found in the absence of danger, but in the presence of God.
  • We want God to change our circumstances, but God wants to use our circumstances to change us.
  • Christians are supposed to be the light of the world, but you can't be a light if you're not plugged in.
  • You need both blessings and difficulties, because one without the other is neither.
  • When you forgive, the debt doesn't just go away. You absorb the debt. That's why forgiveness is so hard.
  • "A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity. An optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty." ~ Wiinston Churchill
  • To suffer passes, to have suffered never passes.
  • The real issue is not why is there evil. The real issue is how could a Holy God crush His own Son, who was without sin, to forgive the evil in my heart?
  • "We like to talk about having the faith to be healed. What about the faith to be sick?" ~ Mike Mason
  • "Paul welcomed heartbreak, disillusionment, and tribulation, for only one reason. These things kept him immovable in his devotion to the gospel of God." ~ Oswald Chambers
  • "This is God's universal purpose for all Christian suffering: more contentment in God, and less satisfaction in the world." ~ John Piper
  • "He who has God, has everything. He who has everything but God, has nothing." ~ Augustine
  • There was God and a scientist. God asked the scientist, "So you can make a man like I did?" The scientist said, "Yes I can." God said, "OK go ahead." The scientist went to grab up some dirt from the ground. God said, "Wait a minute, get your own dirt!"
  • "In prison Joseph lay innocent between 2 criminals. Jesus likewise lay on the cross between 2 thieves. Joseph foretells the salvation of one and the death of the other. On the cross Jesus saves the one repentant criminal and condemns the reprobate for the same crime. But whereas Joseph only prophesies, Jesus acts. Joseph asks the man who will be saved to remember him when he is elevated. But Jesus saves the man who asks that he be remembered when Jesus comes into His kingdom." ~ Blaise Pascal
  • And Jesus was lifted up upon a tree, and an inscription was attached indicating who was being killed. Who was it? It is a grievous thing to tell, but a most fearful thing to refrain from telling. But listen, as you tremble before Him on whose account the earth trembled! He who hung the earth in place is hanged. He who fixed the heavens in place is fixed in place. He who made all things fast is made fast on a tree. The Sovereign is insulted. God is murdered. The King of Israel is destroyed by an Israelite hand.
  • "This is the first lesson ye should learn: There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, it doesn't behoove any of us to speak evil of the rest of us. This is a universal law, and until one begins to make application of same, one may not go very far in spiritual or soul development." ~ Edgar Cayce Reading 3063-1
  • When God takes something from your grasp, He's not punishing you, but merely opening your hands to receive something better.
  • While creating wives, God promised men that good and obedient wives would be found in all corners of the world.... ....And then He made the earth round.
  • Concentrate on this sentence... 'The will of God will never take you where the Grace of God will not protect you.'
  • There comes a point in your life when you realize:
    Who matters,
    Who never did,
    Who won't anymore...
    And who always will.
    So, don't worry about people from your past, there's a reason why they didn't make it to your future.
  • Sorrow Looks back
    Fears Looks Around,
    But Faith Looks Up.
  • "The very concept of a person (prosopon in Greek) was the result of a theological dispute, how God, according to the Christian (Orthodox) teaching, can be One and three at the same time." ~ Defined
  • "Resistance to tyranny becomes the Christian and social duty of each individual ... Continue steadfast and, with a proper sense of your dependence on God, nobly defend those rights which heaven gave, and no man ought to take from us." ~ John Hancock