70 Faith Strengthening Christian Quotes

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Believing in God can have a fundamental impact on your life. It can give you courage and strength during times of great difficulties. Similarly, by trusting in God’s plan, you will be able to better cope with suffering and tragic events in your life. It is during such difficult times that God’s guidance and help can be felt the most, even though it may be quite subtle. During times of tribulations, God will show you in many wonderful ways that there is hope and that things will soon get better. Your faith in God will help you to keep going and to overcome the challenges you are struggling with. At the same time, being a devoted believer in Christ will encourage you to let go of sin and to start living a righteous life. It will help you to behave with integrity, kindness, and moral righteousness in a world that is filled with wickedness, deceit, and greed. To celebrate the joy of being a Christian and to celebrate God’s glory, we’ve compiled the following selection of inspiring Christian quotes.

In an increasingly pessimistic and cynical world, it can often be quite difficult to be a faithful and devoted Christian. When there are sin and wickedness all around, it’s often tough to trust in God’s plan for your own life and the entire world without the shadow of a doubt.

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

At the same time, when you’re surrounded by temptations deceptively trying to lure you into sin, it’s a daily struggle to put God above all else and to stay committed.

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We hope the following collection of inspiring Christian quotes helps you to strengthen your faith in God.

Even more so, with a secular news media that never misses an opportunity to portray Christians in a negative way, the going can sometimes get really tough for a Christian.

70 Faith Strengthening Christian Quotes

You may often feel overwhelmed and totally lost in this morally degenerated, pagan, and atheistic world. But worry not, there’s a lot you can do to further strengthen your faith in the Lord and Christ. The following quotes will help you to rejoice in the Lord. Enjoy these inspiring Christian quotes that encourage you to trust in God and to obey his commandments.

Here are these beautiful and inspiring Christian quotes:

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“The prime reason the Savior personally acts as the gatekeeper of the celestial kingdom is not to exclude people, but to personally welcome and embrace those who have made it back home.”
Tad R. Callister

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“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

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“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

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“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

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“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

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“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

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“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

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“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

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“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

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“Sometimes you must stand still in order to get moving to where God wants you to go.”
D.A. McBride

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“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 press 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 passion, it would have to be God’s passion.”
John Piper

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“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

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“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

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“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

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“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

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“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

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“True faith means holding nothing back. It means putting every hope in God’s fidelity to His Promises.”
Francis Chan

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

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“Avoid trivial pursuits. You are a child of God, destined for glory, and called to do great things in His Name. Do not waste your life on hobbies, sports, and other recreational pursuits. […] Employ the time of your youth in developing the character and skills necessary to be a useful servant of God.”
Paul David Washer

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“The way of Jesus cannot be imposed or mapped — it requires an active participation in following Jesus as he leads us through sometimes strange and unfamiliar territory, in circumstances that become clear only in the hesitations and questionings, in the pauses and reflections where we engage in prayerful conversation with one another and with him.”
Eugene H. Peterson

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“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

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

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“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

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“As long as you do things for God, you are a Hall of Famer in heaven’s list.”
Rick Warren

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“If you can see it, you can achieve it. God helps those who help themselves. Power is in the act of humility.”
Patricia Amis

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“I’ve read the last page of the Bible. It’s all going to turn out all right.”
Billy Graham

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“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

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“We never grow closer to God when we just live life. It takes deliberate pursuit and attentiveness.”
Francis Chan

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“Outside of Christ, I am weak; in Christ, I am strong.”
Watchmen Nee

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“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

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“Thou hast made us for thyself, O Lord, and our heart is restless until it finds its rest in thee.”
Augustine of Hippo

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“What you are is God’s gift to you, what you become is your gift to God.”
Hans Urs von Balthasar

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“Jesus is the starving, the parched, the prisoner, the stranger, the naked, the sick, the dying. Jesus is the oppressed, the poor. To live with Jesus is to live with the poor. To live with the poor is to live with Jesus.”
Jean Vanier

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“The gospel declares that no matter how dutiful or prayerful we are, we can’t save ourselves. What Jesus did was sufficient.”
Brennan Manning

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“Be not forgetful to entertain strangers; for thereby some have entertained angels unaware.”
Serena B. Miller

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“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

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“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

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“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

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“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

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“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

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“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

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“Just keep asking yourself: What would Jesus not do?”
Chuck Palahniuk

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“If God called us to a task, He will then qualify us for the job.”
Jack Hyles

44.

“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

45.

“Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?”
Corrie ten Boom

46.

“Music originated from God and was created solely for his worship, his glory, and his pleasure.”
Pedro Okoro

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“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

48.

“If you obey God with your whole heart, you’ll usually scare off the folks who want you to obey them.”
Meg Moseley

49.

“The goal of prayer is to live all of my life and speak all of my words in the joyful awareness of the presence of God. Prayer becomes real when we grasp the reality and goodness of God’s constant presence with ‘the real me.’ Jesus lived his everyday life in conscious awareness of his Father.”
John Ortberg Jr.

50.

“God created me – and you – to live with a single, all-embracing, all-transforming passion—namely, a passion to glorify God by enjoying and displaying his supreme excellence in all the spheres of life.”
John Piper

51.

“Good work is giving to the poor and the helpless, but divine work is showing them their worth to the One who matters.”
Criss Jami

52.

“Christianity is not about building an absolutely secure little niche in the world where you can live with your perfect little wife and your perfect little children in your beautiful little house where you have no gays or minority groups anywhere near you. Christianity is about learning to love like Jesus loved and Jesus loved the poor and Jesus loved the broken.”
Rich Mullins

53.

“Anything under God’s control is never out of control.”
Charles R. Swindoll

54.

“Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them.”
Elisabeth Elliot

55.

“Jesus first, others next, and yourself last spells J-O-Y.”
Linda Byler

56.

“A Christian community should do as Jesus did: propose and not impose. Its attraction must lie in the radiance cast by the love of brothers.”
Jean Vanier

57.

“Remember as you go about your day that you may be the only Jesus some of your friends, neighbors, and family will ever see.”
Wanda E. Brunstetter

58.

“Life is wasted if we do not grasp the glory of the cross, cherish it for the treasure that it is, and cleave to it as the highest price of every pleasure and the deepest comfort in every pain. What was once foolishness to us—a crucified God—must become our wisdom and our power and our only boast in this world.”
John Piper

59.

“The point of your life is to point to Him. Whatever you are doing, God wants to be glorified, because this whole thing is His.”
Francis Chan

60.

“The greatest single cause of atheism in the world today is Christians: who acknowledge Jesus with their lips, walk out the door, and deny Him by their lifestyle. That is what an unbelieving world simply finds unbelievable.”
Kevin Max

61.

“Turn around and believe that the good news that we are loved is better than we ever dared hope, and that to believe in that good news, to live out of it and toward it, to be in love with that good news, is of all glad things in this world the gladdest thing of all. Amen, and come Lord Jesus.”
Frederick Buechner

62.

“If you measure your life by what you own, the cavern of your heart will never be filled.”
James D. Maxon

63.

“God hears your every thought, whether you dress it up with ‘Thee’ and ‘Thou’ or not.”
Catherine Richmond

64.

“Work is a blessing. God has so arranged the world that work is necessary, and He gives us hands and strength to do it. The enjoyment of leisure would be nothing if we had only leisure. It is the joy of work well done that enables us to enjoy rest, just as it is the experiences of hunger and thirst that make food and drink such pleasures.”
Elisabeth Elliot

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“Always, everywhere God is present, and always He seeks to discover Himself to each one”
A.W. Tozer

66.

“I am fallen, flawed and imperfect. Yet drenched in the grace and mercy that is found in Jesus Christ, there is strength”
Adam Young

67.

“We may have done what the devil said we did, but we are NOT who the devil says we are!”
April Cofield Essix

68.

“There is no other way to determine the difference between the will of God and the crafts of satan… Jesus is the way, the truth, and the life… The Holy Spirit of God is the Comforter…”
Israelmore Ayivor

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“Hungry for love, He looks at you. Thirsty for kindness, He begs of you. Naked for loyalty, He hopes in you. Homeless for shelter in your heart, He asks of you. Will you be that one to Him?”
Mother Teresa,

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“Jesus tends to his people individually. He personally sees to our needs. We all receive Jesus’ touch. We experience his care.”
Max Lucado

I hope you enjoyed this collection of inspiring Christian quotes.

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