80 Powerful Christian Quotes to Inspire You Every Day

Profoundly inspirational quotes from influential Christians will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

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Christian Motivational Quotes

Inspirational Christian quotes can provide encouragement, motivation, and faith-based wisdom. Here are unique quotes that blend scriptural insights with uplifting messages, perfect for sharing or reflecting upon in times of need or contemplation:

“We must remember that the shortest distance between our problems and their solutions is the distance between our knees and the floor.” – Charles Stanley

“Faith is seeing light with your heart when all your eyes see is darkness. Walk by faith, not by sight.”

“God never said that the journey would be easy, but He did say that the arrival would be worthwhile.” – Max Lucado

“God does not give us everything we want, but He does fulfill His promises, leading us along the best and straightest paths to Himself.” – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“You are the only Bible some unbelievers will ever read.” – John MacArthur

“Christianity, if false, is of no importance, and if true, of infinite importance. The only thing it cannot be is moderately important.” – C.S. Lewis

“It is not the trials in your life that develop or destroy you, but rather your response to those hardships.” – Charles Stanley

“God doesn’t call the qualified, He qualifies the called. Your strength lies in Him.”

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

“If you believe in a God who controls the big things, you have to believe in a God who controls the little things. It is we, of course, to whom things look ‘little’ or ‘big.'” – Elisabeth Elliot

“A man can no more diminish God’s glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word, ‘darkness’ on the walls of his cell.” – C. S. Lewis

“We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.” – Chuck Swindoll

“Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” – Inspired by Joshua 1:9

“He said ‘Love…as I have loved you.’ We cannot love too much.” – Amy Carmichael

“The greater your knowledge of the goodness and grace of God on your life, the more likely you are to praise Him in the storm.”– Matt Chandler

“God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him” – John Piper

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” – C.S. Lewis

“Truth does not depend upon you to believe it.” – C.D. Hulen

“Let your faith be bigger than your fears. Remember, nothing is impossible with God.”

“It is great to be faced with the impossible, for nothing is impossible if one is meant to do it. Wisdom will be given, and strength. When the Lord leads, He always strengthens.” – Amy Carmichael

“Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.” – Saint Augustine

“Christ never was in a hurry. There was no rushing forward, no anticipating, no fretting over what might be. Each day’s duties were done as each day brought them, and the rest was left with God.” – Mary Slessor

“From the world’s perspective, there are many places you can go to find comfort. But there is only one place you will find a hand to catch your tears and a heart to listen to your every longing. True peace comes only from God.” – Charles Stanley

“God’s plans for you are greater than your dreams. Dare to trust Him with your future.”

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched – they must be felt with the heart.” – Helen Keller

“Circumstances may appear to wreck our lives and God’s plans, but God is not helpless among the ruins. God’s love is still working. He comes in and takes the calamity and uses it victoriously, working out His wonderful plan of love.” – Eric Liddell

“If you are forgetful of the Lord, you will not pray, and without prayer the soul will not dwell in the love of God, for the grace of the Holy Spirit comes through prayer.” – Elizabeth P. Fitzgerald

“Every day is a gift from God. Unwrap it with prayer and a thankful heart.”

“When I consider the cross of Christ, how can anything that I do be called a sacrifice?” – Amy Carmichael

“Prayer is the nearest approach to God and the highest enjoyment of Him that we are capable of in this life.” – William Law

“God’s love is felt the most when you realize the gravity of your sins.” – Janneker Lawrence Daniel

“Seek God’s will in all you do, and He will show you the path to take.” – Inspired by Proverbs 3:6

“One of the Devil’s great lies is that the path to a fulfilling life is to live for one’s self.” – Andrew B. Ray

“The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in Him, and He helps me.” – Inspired by Psalm 28:7

“Basically, there are two paths you can walk: faith or fear. It’s impossible to simultaneously trust God and not trust God.

“When you feel like you’re drowning in life, don’t worry – your Lifeguard walks on water.”

“If not for the tests in our lives some of us would not learn to pray.” – Aminata Coote

“The Christian does not think God will love us because we are good, but that God will make us good because He loves us.” – C.S. Lewis

“Instead of pursuing happiness, pursue God, and happiness will find you, deep in your soul.” – Leila Grandemange

“Grace isn’t a little prayer you say before receiving a meal. It’s a way to live, seeing life through God’s endless, loving mercy.”

“God’s Word is absolutely true. You may not understand how God is going to bring about what He’s promised you, but He is keeping every promise that He has ever made. He will never deceive you or disappoint you, and He will never change His mind about what He’s told you.” – Charles Stanley

“God never said that the journey would be easy, but He did say that the arrival would be worthwhile.” – Max Lucado

Famous Christian Quotes

Famous Christian quotes can provide profound insights into faith, love, and the human condition, drawing on centuries of wisdom from theologians, saints, and scholars. Here are impactful quotes that resonate with Christian teachings and can inspire and uplift:

“Every life you touch, every difference you make, every prayer you pray makes the world a better place.” – Linda Evans Shepherd

“Your greatest test is when you are able to bless someone else while you are going through your own storm.”

“Do not judge others, we do not know the battles they face. Love and be kind, for it costs nothing.” – Henrietta Newton Martin

“Keep your face always toward the sunshine—and shadows will fall behind you. God is that sunshine.”

“One of the enemy’s sneaky attacks against the joy of our salvation is to put us in the spiral of self-condemnation.” – Linda Evans Shepherd

“In God’s hands, even the things that have broken us can be used by Him to make us whole again.”

“If you want to know your worth, look at the old rugged Cross.” – Gift Gugu Mona

“Peace is not the absence of trouble, but the presence of Christ.” – Sheila Walsh

“If you sell your soul to the Devil, you will spend the rest of eternity trying to buy it back.” – Matshona Dhliwayo

“Life is not about waiting for the storm to pass but learning to dance in the rain, knowing that God is with us through every downpour.”

“Wisdom is the capacity to see things from God’s viewpoint.” – Charles Stanley

“To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you.” – C.S. Lewis

“The fact that I’m a biker doesn’t make me a different kinda Christian, but the fact that I’m a Christian makes me a different kinda biker.” – Dano Janowski

“Remember, when you are going through something hard and wonder where God is, remember the teacher is always quiet during a test.”

“If Noah waited for signs of rain to build an ark, he would have been swept away by the flood.” – Matshona Dhliwayo

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to Him, and He will make your paths straight.” – Inspired by Proverbs 3:5-6

“We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations.” – Chuck Swindoll

“Forgiveness brings us closer to those who have hurt us and helps them to experience the forgiveness and love of Jesus through us who forgives them.” – Omoakhuana Anthonia

“Before you look for dirt in people, look for treasure.” – Matshoa Dhliwayo

“Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark. Rise and shine, for your light has come.”

“The Will of God will never take you where the Grace of God will not protect you.” – Unknown

“Persecution happens when we stand in the face of the enemy. Friendship with the world is to conspire with that same enemy.” – Brian Reynolds

“Do not have your concert first, and then tune your instrument afterwards. Begin the day with the Word of God and prayer, and get first of all into harmony with Him.” – Hudson Taylor

“Shine your light at all times; you never know who you are leading out of the dark.” – Matshona Dhliwayo

“God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him.” – John Piper

“Focusing on difficulties intensifies and enlarges the problem. When we focus our attention on God, the problem is put into its proper perspective and it no longer overwhelms us.” – Charles Stanley

“The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps.” – Proverbs 16:9

“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows; it empties today of its strength.” – Corrie Ten Boom

“The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, ‘O God, forgive me,’ or ‘Help me.’“ – Billy Graham

“What gives me the most hope every day is God’s grace; knowing that his grace is going to give me the strength for whatever I face, knowing that nothing is a surprise to God.” – Rick Warren

“If God is your partner, make your plans big!” – D.L. Moody

“If you put your faith in yourself and your abilities, intellect and dreams, then your foundation is only as strong as you are.” – Charles Stanley

“Don’t tell God how big your storm is, tell the storm how big your God is.”

“Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don’t really matter.” – Francis Chan

“Strength doesn’t come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t, through Christ who gives you strength.”

“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.” – Max Lucado

“Be a reflection of God’s love to others. Sometimes you might be the only glimpse of heaven another person sees.”

These quotes encompass a range of perspectives within the Christian tradition, offering wisdom, comfort, and inspiration for daily life and spiritual growth.