Christian Quotes and Sayings about Life – Famous, Great Quotes

Christian Quotes

"It is a great consolation for me to remember that the Lord, to whom I had drawn near in humble and child-like faith, has suffered and died for me, and that He will look on me in love and compassion." -- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Christian Quotes and Sayings about Life


The next moment is as much beyond our grasp, and as much in God's care, as that a hundred years away. Care for the next minute is as foolish as care for a day in the next thousand years. In neither can we do anything, in both God is doing everything.

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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.

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If you read history you will find that the Christians who did most for the present world were precisely those who thought most of the next. It is since Christians have largely ceased to think of the other world that they have become so ineffective in this.

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Christian civilization is the greatest that the world has ever known because it rests on a conception of life that makes life one unending progress toward higher things, with no limit to advancement or development.

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Trials are medicines which our gracious and wise Physician prescribes because we need them; and he proportions the frequency and weight of them to what the case requires. Let us trust his skill and thank him for his prescription.

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It is a great consolation for me to remember that the Lord, to whom I had drawn near in humble and child-like faith, has suffered and died for me, and that He will look on me in love and compassion.

--Christian Quotes and Sayings about Life – Famous, Great Quotes




We can stand affliction better than we can prosperity, for in prosperity we forget God.




Before me, even as behind, God is, and all is well.




No two Christians will ever meet for the last time.




Some people talk about finding God - as if He could get lost.




If you are not as close to God as you used to be, who moved?




Darkness cannot put out the Light. It can only make God brighter.




God understands our prayers even when we can't find the words to say them.




If a man cannot be a Christian in the place he is, he cannot be a Christian anywhere.




I believe in the sun even if it isn't shining. I believe in love even when I am alone. I believe in God even when He is silent.




Any fool can count the seeds in an apple. Only God can count all the apples in one seed.




Being a Christian is more than just an instantaneous conversion - it is a daily process whereby you grow to be more and more like Christ.




You can tell the size of your God by looking at the size of your worry list. The longer your list, the smaller your God.




Fiery trials make golden Christians.




The safest place to be is within the will of God.




The Bible is a compass, pointing you in the right direction.




You do well to believe in God. Satan also believes...and trembles.

--James 2:19




We're all in the same garden. I hope you're not eating from the wrong tree.

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We can't change ourselves, it is Gods strength within us that makes the changes. We must do our part and God does His. What I tried to do myself is tiny compared to what God and I do together. He is the best partner I have ever had!

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We have this day restored the Sovereign to Whom all men ought to be obedient. He reigns in heaven and from the rising to the setting of the sun, let His kingdom come.

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God is not what you imagine or what you think you understand. If you understand you have failed.

--Saint Augustine




I cannot imagine how the clockwork of the universe can exist without a clockmaker.




Spirit is the real and eternal; matter is the unreal and temporal.




The cold world needs warm-hearted Christians.




God's answers are wiser than our prayers.




God enters by a private door into each individual.




God gave us memories that we might have roses in December.




How else but through a broken heart may Lord Christ enter in?




The winds of God are always blowing, but you must set the sails.




A Christian has no right being in a fight unless it's a spiritual fight.




We believe that all men are created equal because they are created in the image of God.




The light in the eyes of him whose heart is joyful, rejoices the heart of others.

--Proverbs 15:30




A man ought to live so that everybody knows he is a Christian... and most of all, his family ought to know.

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Sink the Bible and and Christ's Church to the bottom of the ocean, and still man's obligations to God would be unchanged. He would have the same path to tread, only his lamp and his guide would be gone ....

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It always strikes me, and it is very peculiar, that when we see the image of indescribable and unutterable desolation - of loneliness, of poverty and misery, the end of all things, or their extreme - then rises in our mind the thought of God.

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The purpose of Christianity is not to avoid difficulty, but to produce a character adequate to meet it when it comes. It does not make life easy; rather it tries to make us great enough for life.

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I could not say I believe. I know! I have had the experience of being gripped by something that is stronger than myself, something that people call God.

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I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen. Not only because I see it, but because I see everything by it.

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The measure of a Christian is not in the height of his grasp but in the depth of his love.




The soul can split the sky in two and let the face of God shine through.




God always answers in the deeps, never in the shallows of our soul.




The image in the mirror is the reflection of the Spirit within.




Whatever makes men good Christians, makes them good citizens.




My heart I give you, Lord, eagerly and entirely.




Christian life consists of faith and charity.




To be like Christ is to be a Christian.




Life is an adventure in forgiveness.




A Christian is a keyhole through which other folk see God.




Knowledge is an axe. But its wisdom that gives it its edge.




Our worse day with Christ is better than our best day without Him.




We should live our lives as though Christ was coming this afternoon.




Unless we rely on God's power within us, we will yield to the pressures around us.




Christianity is not a theory or speculation, but a life; not a philosophy of life, but a living presence.




Accustom yourself gradually to carry Prayer into all your daily occupation -- speak, act, work in peace, as if you were in prayer, as indeed you ought to be.

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When we have reached this total deprivation what shall we do? Abide in simplicity and peace, as Job on his ash heap, repeating, 'Blessed are the poor in spirit; those who have nothing have all, since they have God.'

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God felt, God tasted and enjoyed is indeed God, but God with those gifts which flatter the soul, God in darkness, in privation, in forsakenness, in sensibility, is so much God, that he is so to speak God bare and alone. Shall we fear this death, which is to produce in us the true divine life of grace?

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To reach satisfaction in all, desire its possession in nothing. To come to possess all, desire the possession of nothing. To arrive at being all, desire to be nothing. To come to the knowledge of all, desire the knowledge of nothing.

--St. John of the Cross




Abide in Jesus, the sinless one - which means, give up all of self and it's life, and dwell in God's will and rest in his strength. This is what brings the power that does not commit sin.

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You cannot see faith, but you can see the footprints of the faithful. We must leave behind faithful footprints for others to follow.

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Never allow situations to define God. Situations may not be Good, but He still is.




Without hope faith is impossible. However with faith hope is immeasurable.




You have nothing to do in life except to live in union with Christ.




God may change his directions, but never His Promises.




Prayer is continual abandonment to God.




I had rather be in hell with Christ, then be in heaven without him.




Watch against lip religion. Above all abide in Christ and he will abide in you.




We are always in forge, or on the anvil; by trials God is shaping us for higher things.




Adversity is the trial of principal. Without it a man hardly knows whether he is honest or not.




Never forget that God test his real friends more severely than his lukewarm ones.




We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world.




See that you are not suddenly saddened by the adversities of this world, for you do not know the good they bring, being ordained in the judgments of God for the everlasting joy of the elect.

--St. John of the Cross




In all trouble you should seek God. You should not set Him over against your troubles, but within them. God can only relieve your troubles if you in your anxiety cling to Him. Trouble should not really be thought of as this thing or that in particular, for our whole life on earth involves trouble; and through the troubles of our earthly pilgrimage we find God.

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No man has a right to lead such a life of contemplation as to forget in his own ease the service due to his neighbor; nor has any man a right to be so immersed in active life as to neglect the contemplation of God.

--St. Augustine of Hippo




The smallest things become great when God requires them of us; they are small only in themselves; they are always great when they are done for God, and when they serve to unite us with Him eternally.

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One drop of water helps to swell the ocean; a spark of fire helps to give light to the world. None are too small, too feeble, too poor to be of service. Think of this and act.

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Only in the winter can you tell which trees are truly green. Only when the winds of adversity blow can you tell whether an individual or a country has steadfastness.

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The man who does not learn to wait upon the Lord and have his thoughts molded by Him will never possess that steady purpose and calm trust, which is essential to the exercise of wise influence upon others, in times of crisis and difficulty.

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He that gives good advice, builds with one; he that gives good counsel and example, builds with both; but he that gives good admonition and bad example, builds with one hand and pulls down with the other.

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Saints spring and thrive most internally, when they are most externally afflicted. Afflictions are the mother of virtue.

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They gave our Master a crown of thorns. Why do we hope for a crown of roses?




Let no man give advice to others that he has not first given himself.




Blessed is he who bears affliction with thankfulness.




Just as the winds whip up the sea, so does anger stir confusion in the mind.




You cannot acquire the gift of peace if by your anger you destroy the peace of the Lord.

--Pope St. Gregory the Great




No matter how just your words may be, you ruin everything when you speak with anger.

--St. John Chrysostom




Not to be afflicted is a sign of weakness; for, therefore God imposes no more on me, because He sees I can bear no more.

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Be not angry, for anger leads to murder, nor jealous nor contentious nor wrathful; for of all these things murders are engendered.

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Extraordinary afflictions are not always the punishment of extraordinary sins, but sometimes the trial of extraordinary graces. Sanctified afflictions are spiritual promotions.

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As Christians, I challenge you. Have a great aim - have a high standard - make Jesus your ideal...make Him an ideal not merely to be admired but also to be followed.

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An angel can illumine the thought and mind of man by strengthening the power of vision, and by bringing within his reach some truth which the angel himself contemplates.

--St. Thomas Aquinas




Through Christ's satisfaction for sin, the very nature of afflictions changed with regard to believers. As death, which was, at first, the wages of sin, is now become a bed of rest; so afflictions are not the rod of God's anger, but the gentle medicine of a tender father.

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The sorest afflictions never appear intolerable, but when we see them in the hand of God, Who dispenses them; when we know that it is our loving Father who abases and distresses us; our sufferings will lose their bitterness and become even a matter of consolation.

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