This list includes 36 of the most inspiring, thought-provoking quotes about God. Familiar truths said in new ways can reinvigorate our faith. And the truths we don’t yet know can sink in for the first time when packaged in a perfect set of prose. Let us know which quote resonates with you the most.

  1. Everyone who believes in God at all believes that he knows what you and I are going to do tomorrow. — C. S. Lewis

  2. If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world. — C.S. Lewis

  3. Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened. — Winston Churchill

  4. If you believe what you like in the gospels, and reject what you don’t like, it is not the gospel you believe, but yourself. — St Augustine

  5. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. — Martin Luther King Jr.

  6. The state of your heart dictates whether you harbor a grudge or give grace, seek self-pity or seek Christ, drink human misery or taste God’s mercy. _&mdash Max Lucado

  7. The more we depend on God the more dependable we find he is. — Cliff Richard

  8. Through the clouds of midnight, this bright promise shone, I will never leave thee, never leave thee alone. — Anonymous

  9. What a friend we have in Jesus, all our sins and griefs to bear. What a privilege to carry everything to God in prayer. — Joseph Scriven

  10. If God is your partner, make your plans BIG! — D.L. Moody

  11. Only God can fully satisfy the hungry heart of man. — Hugh Black

  12. The world will never starve for want of wonders. — Gilbert Keith Chesterton

  13. Beauty is God's handwriting. — Charles Kingsley

  14. I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon the earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how he could look up into the heavens and say there is no God. — Abraham Lincoln

  15. The universe is centred on neither the earth nor the sun. It is centred on God. — Alfred Noyes

  16. Indeed, I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just. — Thomas Jefferson

  17. The worship most acceptable to God comes from a thankful and cheerful heart. — Plutarch, A.D. 100

  18. Were there no God, we would be in this glorious world with grateful hearts, and no one to thank. — Christina Rossetti, 1830 – 1894

  19. There are three stages in the work of God: impossible, difficult, done. — James Hudson Taylor

  20. We shall steer safely through every storm, so long as our heart is right, our intention fervent, our courage steadfast, and our trust fixed on God. — St. Francis De Sales

  21. God knows the secret plan of the things he will do for the world, using my hand. — Toyohiko Kagawa

  22. Without the Way there is no going; without the Truth there is no knowing; without the Life there is no living. — Thomas A Kempis

  23. Behold the beauty of the day, The shout of color to glad color, rocks and trees, and sun and seas, and wind and sky: All these are God's expression, art work of his hand, which men must love ere they can understand. — Richard Hovey_

  24. We should think of the Church as an orchestra in which the different churches play on different instruments while a Divine Conductor calls the tune. — William R. Inge

  25. God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame. — Elizabeth Barrett Browning

  26. Is your place a small place? Tend it with care. He set you there. Is your place a large place? Guard it with care! He set you there. Whate'er your place, it is not yours alone, but his Who set you there. — John Oxenham

  27. I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in. — George Washington Carver

  28. To fall in love with God is the greatest of all romances; to seek him, the greatest adventure; to find him, the greatest human achievement. — Raphael Simon

  29. Most of us wait until we're in trouble, and then we pray like the dickens. Wonder what would happen if, some morning, we'd wake up and say, "Anything I can do for you today, Lord?" — Burton Hillis

  30. Our God is at home with the rolling spheres, and at home with broken hearts. — M. P. Ferguson

  31. If God shuts one door, he opens another. — Irish Proverb

  32. All that God requires of us is an opportunity to show what he can do. — A.B. Simpson

  33. The privilege he offers you is greater than the price you have to pay. — Helen Roosevere

  34. We remain such creeping Christians because we look at ourselves instead of Christ. — George McDonald

  35. Holiness is doing God’s will with a smile. — Mother Teresa

  36. It is doubtful whether God can bless a man greatly until he has hurt him deeply. — A.W. Tozer

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