God Quotes to Know The Divine

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Do you want to know more about the Almighty? These God quotes offer a look at Him from theologians, scholars, and more.

God Almighty is the omnipotent creator of all things. Our difficulty is trying to comprehend something so big with our limited understanding compared to His.

God eternally exists as as three persons – Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. If we seek Him, we will find Him.

These God quotes from scholars, saints, and many in between, show the nature of our heavenly Father, His grace, and his plan for us.

Top 10 God Quotes

God’s work done in God’s way will never lack God’s supplies.

Hudson Taylor

Every man’s life is a fairy tale written by God’s fingers.

Hans Christian Andersen
John Piper quote "God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him"
“God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him.” – John Piper

Love God and He will enable you to love others even when they disappoint you.

Francine Rivers

Faith is about trusting God when you have unanswered questions.

Joel Osteen

We may ignore, but we can nowhere evade the presence of God. The world is crowded with Him. He walks everywhere incognito.

C. S. Lewis

Whatever your heart clings to and confides in, that is really your God.

Martin Luther
St Augustine quote "God loves each of us as if there were only one of us"
“God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.” – St. Augustine

I believe that whatever comes at a particular time is a blessing from God.

A. R. Rahman

Through hard work, perseverance and a faith in God, you can live your dreams.

Ben Carson

Quotes about God

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

Max Lucado

Every Christian would agree that a man’s spiritual health is exactly proportional to his love for God.

C. S. Lewis

Always, everywhere God is present, and always He seeks to discover Himself to each one.

A. W. Tozer

We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature — trees, flowers, grass — grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence. We need silence to be able to touch souls.

Mother Teresa

Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.

Corrie Ten Boom

God cannot give us a happiness and peace apart from Himself, because it is not there. There is no such thing

C. S. Lewis

The Bible is not man’s word about God, but God’s word about man.

John Barth
Einstein quote "When the solution is simple, God is answering"
“When the solution is simple, God is answering.” – Albert Einstein

God has given us two hands, one to receive with and the other to give with.

Billy Graham

God made you a masterpiece – be blessed, secure, disciplined and equipped.

Joel Osteen

Anyone can count the seeds in an apple, but only God can count the number of apples in a seed.

Robert H. Schuller

If you suffer, thank God! It is a sure sign that you are alive.

Elbert Hubbard

God is the tangential point between zero and infinity.

Alfred Jarry

I don’t stand for black man’s side, I don’t stand for white man’s side, I stand for God’s side.

Bob Marley

Men must be governed by God or they will be ruled by tyrants.

William Penn

Before God we are all equally wise – and equally foolish.

Albert Einstein

Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!

Psalm 46:10, ESV

God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants, walks in animals, and thinks in man.

Arthur Young
Jimmy Dean quote "God is bigger than people think"
“God is bigger than people think.” – Jimmy Dean

Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God.

Lawrence Welk

Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me.

John 14:1, ESV

Your talent is God’s gift to you. What you do with it is your gift back to God.

Leo Buscaglia

Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God’s handwriting.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

We are never closer to God than when trials come upon us.

Charles R. Swindoll

You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.

Swami Vivekananda

God always strives together with those who strive.

Aeschylus

Art is a collaboration between God and the artist, and the less the artist does the better.

Andre Gide

Look for God like a man with his head on fire looks for water.

Elizabeth Gilbert

If your mind is pure, you will see God in everything and in everyone.

Myles Munroe
"Each one of us is an outlet to God and an inlet to God"
“Each one of us is an outlet to God and an inlet to God.” – Ernest Holmes

God has two dwellings; one in heaven, and the other in a meek and thankful heart.

Izaak Walton

Don’t blame God for the suffering in this world! Blame human beings for personally choosing the path leading to heartache and sorrow.

Robert H. Schuller

Often we find ourselves getting new wonderful glimpses of God as we are eagerly helping somebody.

S. D. Gordon

For where God built a church, there the Devil would also build a chapel.

Martin Luther

Nature is the art of God.

Dante Alighieri

Nothing that is God’s is obtainable by money.

Tertullian

True and absolute freedom is only found in the presence of God.

A. W. Tozer

When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left, and could say, ‘I used everything you gave me.’

Erma Bombeck

No woman wants to be in submission to a man who isn’t in submission to God!

T. D. Jakes

God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.

Rudyard Kipling
Bishop Youannes quote "The Word of God is limitless and infinite"
“The Word of God is limitless and infinite.” – H. G. Bishop Youannes

Anything under God’s control is never out of control.

Charles R. Swindoll

Woman is a ray of God. She is not that earthly beloved: she is creative, not created.

Rumi

God’s Purpose Quotes

No matter what has happened to you in the past or what is going on in your life right now, it has no power to keep you from having an amazingly good future if you will walk by faith in God.

Joyce Meyer

You were made by God and for God, and until you understand that, life will never make sense.

Rick Warren

What ever disunites man from God, also disunites man from man.

Edmund Burke

The Bible is a revelation of the mind and will of God to men. Therein we may learn, what God is.

Jupiter Hammon

The more we let God take us over, the more truly ourselves we become – because He made us.

C. S. Lewis

I used to ask God to help me. Then I asked if I might help Him. I ended up by asking God to do His work through me.

Hudson Taylor

If God had wanted me otherwise, He would have created me otherwise.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"There is no one who is insignificant in the purpose of God"
“There is no one who is insignificant in the purpose of God.” – Alistair Begg

We are not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be.

C. S. Lewis

If you have not chosen the Kingdom of God first, it will in the end make no difference what you have chosen instead.

William Law

God already knows what we’re made of, but perhaps He wants us to learn what we’re made of. I think we would all agree that we learn more from our tough times than from our easy times.

John Bytheway

God wants us to know that life is a series of beginnings, not endings. Just as graduations are not terminations, but commencements. Creation is an ongoing process, and when we create a perfect world where love and compassion are shared by all, suffering will cease.

Bernie Siegel

I believe that God put us in this jolly world to be happy and enjoy life.

Robert Baden-Powell

God used beautiful mathematics in creating the world.

Paul Dirac

And the only source of knowing God and His promises is the written Word of God.

Wayne Davies, Top 10 Reasons to Read the Bible Today

My philosophy is: Life is hard, but God is good. Try not to confuse the two.

Anne F. Beiler

In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.

Leo Tolstoy
"God's promises are all on condition of humble obedience"
“God’s promises are all on condition of humble obedience.” – Ellen G. White

Power always thinks that it is doing God’s service when it is violating all his laws.

John Adams

Don’t worry about other people’s opinions of you. God never told you to impress people; only to love them.

Dave Willis

God isn’t finished with us yet. When we forget this fact, we get stuck.

Kenneth Copeland

Every Christian by his or her very relationship to Christ seeks to know the will of God for each major decision in life.

Kirk Youngblood

God gave us the ability to do, not just try.

Catherine Pulsifer, Let God Guide You

God is getting ready to move again and do something special, something new.

Russell M. Stendal

As we draw near to God, He will draw near to us. And day by day, the hope of God’s light will grow within us.

Dieter F. Uchtdorf

It is amazing – and significant – that God always does His work through a man.

Gerald Flurry

Rebellion against tyrants is obedience to God.

Benjamin Franklin

When you repent and operate on God’s standards, now you have restoration and reconciliation.

Tony Evans
Marvin Ashton quote "God gives us difficulties to bring out the best in us"
“God gives us difficulties to bring out the best in us.” – Marvin J. Ashton

Honesty is of God and dishonesty of the devil; the devil was a liar from the beginning.

Joseph B. Wirthlin

I have been all things unholy; if God can work through me, he can work through anyone.

St. Francis of Assisi

As we journey through this life – through the easy times and the painful times – God is fashioning us into people who are like his Son, Jesus. That means God is in the process of changing what we desire far more than he is in the process of giving us what we desire.

Charles Stanley, Finding God’s Blessings in Brokenness

Whether we are healed or not, God uses everything for some purpose, a greater purpose than we often can see.

Wendell E. Mettey

Godliness is Christian character that springs from devotion to God.

Jerry Bridges

We lost paradise when we turned away from God and each person turned to his own way.

R. C. Sproul, What Is Repentance?

God’s Plan

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

God will meet you where you are in order to take you where He wants you to go.

Tony Evans

Being human means you will make mistakes. And you will make mistakes, because failure is God’s way of moving you in another direction.

Oprah Winfrey

God does not want us to do extraordinary things; He wants us to do ordinary things extraordinarily well.

Bishop Gore
Anita Bryant quote "When God comes into your life, He lights a candle in your soul"
“When God comes into your life, He lights a candle in your soul.” – Anita Bryant

God can do wonderful things right here, in this place, if we take the risk. If we allow him to, and then if we move.

Joshua DuBois

Desire for God’s plan increases only as we let loose our desire for some other plan.

Larry Christenson, The Renewed Mind

Faith is about trusting God when you have unanswered questions.

Joel Osteen

We must remember God’s plan for us is not our plan. God’s plan for us is far larger and better than any plan we can imagine.

Faye Horton

God will never give you anything you can’t handle, so don’t stress.

Kelly Clarkson

God’s dream is that you and I and all of us will realize that we are family, that we are made for togetherness, for goodness, and for compassion.

Desmond Tutu

Coincidence is God’s way of remaining anonymous.

Albert Einstein

God can only do for you what He can do through you.

Eric Butterworth

I may not be where I want to be, but thank God I am not where I used to be.

Joyce Meyer

God gave us pain to remind us we are alive, so we will learn to value the joys and beauty of the world.

Tom Corr

Bottom line: God will not allow any person to keep you from your destiny. They may be bigger, stronger, or more powerful, but God knows how to shift things around and get you to where you’re supposed to be.

Joel Osteen

I know why I am here and my only real focused goal is to live each day to the fullest and to try and honor God and be an encouragement to others. What the future holds is firmly in God’s hands, and I am very happy about that!

Ken Hensley

It’s funny how, in this journey of life, even though we may begin at different times and places, our paths cross with others so that we may share our love, compassion, observations, and hope. This is a design of God that I appreciate and cherish.

Steve Maraboli

Every time you think you’re being rejected God’s actually redirecting you to something better. Ask him to give you the strength to press forward.

Nick Vujicic

God created and loves the family, and he has a plan for the family that is far greater than our plan.

Ruth Schwenk

Sometimes God makes better choices for us than we could have ever made for ourselves.

Jennifer Hudson
John Strange quote "You can be devoutly religious and not know God"
“You can be devoutly religious and not know God.” – John Strange

God made the world round so we would never be able to see too far down the road.

Karen Blixen

God’s got me here for something.

Muhammad Ali

As we get into the mind and plan of God, our faith will grow, and its power will be manifest in ourselves and those for whom we are believing.

Andrew Murray, How to Raise Children for Christ

God has wonderful plans for you – if you let Him lead and comfort.

Colin McCartney

God does not begin by asking our ability, only our availability, and if we prove our dependability, He will increase our capability.

Neal A. Maxwell

God cannot alter the past, though historians can.

Samuel Butler

Such individuals come to the realization that no matter how greater their own hopes and plans for their lives, God’s hopes and plans are greater.

Amberly Ruck, It is I, Wisdom

Quotes about God’s Grace

God’s grace, quite simply, is God’s mercy and goodness toward us.

Billy Graham

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’s grace is not infinite. God is infinite, and God is gracious.

R. C. Sproul

God loves you! He wants you to live with victory over sin so you can possess His promises for your life today!

Joyce Meyer

Listen to God with a broken heart. He is not only the doctor who mends it, but also the father who wipes away the tears.

Criss Jami
"Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God"
“Laughter is the closest thing to the grace of God.” – Karl Barth

Humility is the gateway into the grace and the favor of God.

Harold Warner

God’s mercy and grace give me hope – for myself, and for our world.

Billy Graham

The devil knows your name but calls you by your sin. God knows your sin but calls you by your name.

Ricardo Sanchez

God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him.

John Piper

Hope is some extraordinary spiritual grace that God gives us to control our fears, not to oust them.

Vincent McNabb

I believe if you keep your faith, you keep your trust, you keep the right attitude, if you’re grateful, you’ll see God open up new doors.

Joel Osteen

God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas, but for scars.

Elbert Hubbard

Our heavenly Father understands our disappointment, suffering, pain, fear, and doubt. He is always there to encourage our hearts and help us understand that He’s sufficient for all of our needs. When I accepted this as an absolute truth in my life, I found that my worrying stopped.

Charles Stanley

If we ask God for a calm, thankful heart that sees all the blessings His grace imparts, He can teach us many lessons in illness that can never be learned in health.

David Jeremiah

Don’t treat people the way they treat you. Treat people the way God treats you.

Dave Willis

Conscience is the authentic voice of God to you.

Rutherford B. Hayes

God promises that grief and pain will not last forever, that you will be restored and made whole again. God is with you as you grieve.

Julie Yarbrough

Grace is a flow of the power of God through his people to accomplish his will among us. It is about his life manifesting in and among us.

Gary Schulz, The Power of God’s Grace
"God’s mercy is fresh and new every morning"
“God’s mercy is fresh and new every morning” – Joyce Meyer

I believe the heart of the heavenly Father is reflected in the heart of the earthly father.

Nathan Lorick

We fail in the work of grace and love when there is too much of us and not enough of God.

Suzanne Woods Fisher

Joy is always the result of God’s presence, God’s blessings, God’s justice, or the fellowship found with other believers.

Kristin N. Spencer

The connection you share with Father God matters more than any other relationship you have.

Tasha K. Douglas

I trust that as you read you will realize that you are God’s masterpiece created to do things that you can’t even yet imagine.

Mark J. Musser

Praying to God

Prayer is the link that connects us with God.

A. B. Simpson

God answers prayer on the ground of redemption and on no other ground.

Oswald Chambers

Spending time with God through prayer and His Word is a prerequisite for having a great life and fulfilling your purpose.

Joyce Meyer

Prayer opens the heart to God, and it is the means by which the soul, though empty, is filled with God.

John Bunyan

Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one’s weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart.

Mahatma Gandhi

The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.

Soren Kierkegaard

Our prayers should be for blessings in general, for God knows best what is good for us.

Socrates
Stanley Jones quote "Prayer is aligning ourselves with the purposes of God"
“Prayer is aligning ourselves with the purposes of God.” – E. Stanley Jones

Pray as though everything depended on God. Work as though everything depended on you.

St. Augustine

Let us never forget to pray. God lives. He is near. He is real. He is not only aware of us but cares for us. He is our Father. He is accessible to all who will seek Him.

Gordon B. Hinckley

God does nothing except in response to believing prayer.

John Wesley

If you are a stranger to prayer, you are a stranger to the greatest source of power known to human beings.

Billy Sunday

I don’t think you should spend your life praying for things, but I do believe you should thank God for what He’s given you… but I think the scripture teaches us that we can pray for our dreams, pray for the big things… he’s not a small God; this God is incredible.

Joel Osteen

Prayer is when you talk to God. Meditation is when you’re listening. Playing the piano allows you to do both at the same time.

Kelsey Grammer

God is the source of all power, and prayer is essential to experiencing His power in our lives.

Gwen Smith

Nobody talks so constantly about God as those who insist that there is no God.

Heywood Broun

Although God’s grace, favor, and honor are freely given, you can pray to receive these benefits in your life.

Jimi Akanbi

Prayer is proof that God listens to us. Even with His immense power, God is a God who desires to hear what we have to say to Him.

Julia Bristol
Martin Luther quote "Pray, and let God worry"
“Pray, and let God worry.” – Martin Luther

When I pray, I don’t speak. I listen.

Mother Teresa

Everything else can wait, but the search for God cannot wait.

George Harrison

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference.

Reinhold Niebuhr

When you spend quality time with God in prayers, He endures you with His power, with boldness and with utterance to speak His Word. And when you do that, He stretches out His Hand confirming His Word with signs and wonders.

Archbishop Gloria Grace

Contemplative prayer means letting go of that fear and giving control to God.

James W. Goll

Some of God’s greatest gifts are unanswered prayers.

Garth Brooks

Blessings from God Quotes

I just find myself happy with the simple things. Appreciating the blessings God gave me.

DMX

I will thank God for the day and the moment I have.

Jim Valvano

God gives us relatives; thank God, we can choose our friends.

Addison Mizner

Thank you, God, for this good life and forgive us if we do not love it enough.

Garrison Keillor

God always gives His best to those who leave the choice with him.

Jim Elliott

I am blessed to have so many great things in my life – family, friends and God. All will be in my thoughts daily.

Lil’ Kim

I’m grateful to God for His bountiful gifts… He gave me courage and faith in myself.

Loretta Young

God never gives someone a gift they are not capable of receiving.

Pope Francis
"Until we meet again, may God bless you as he has blessed me"
“Until we meet again, may God bless you as he has blessed me.” – Elvis Presley

I believe that whatever comes at a particular time is a blessing from God.

A. R. Rahman

God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well.

Voltaire

When you focus on being a blessing, God makes sure that you are always blessed in abundance.

Joel Osteen

Every day I feel is a blessing from God. And I consider it a new beginning.

Prince

Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful.

John Wooden

After women, flowers are the most lovely thing God has given the world.

Christian Dior

I do believe that God blessed me in life with a wonderful family, a successful career, and a loving marriage, and remain thankful for that blessing.

Bonnie Tyler

When I wake up every morning, I thank God for the new day.

F. Sionil Jose

Wine is constant proof that God loves us and loves to see us happy.

Benjamin Franklin

First, I have to thank God for giving me the gift that he did as well as a second chance for a better life.

Oksana Baiul

Discovering, like Abraham, that the Lord has gone ahead of you, preparing riches and revelation that will not only transform you but also those you lead.

Peter Scazzero

And when we truly believe God and act in faith, we will see victory in our lives.

Sandra Thompson Davis

Many people forget – or don’t even know – that our God is also the magnificent Creator of marriage.

June Hunt

Open your eyes to the possibility that while you have been planning and dreaming, God has been working the night shift and bringing about something that is infinitely beyond your highest prayers, desires, thoughts, or hopes.

Robin Zaruba

God has revealed himself to every human being through his creation. We can learn quite a lot about God by observing his creation: our magnificent universe and the wonders of Nature, including ourselves.

Robert Medlin

The promises of God soar higher than we could have imagined, go deeper than we could have hoped, and last longer than we can envision.

David Packer
Elizabeth Barrett Browning quote "God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame"
“God’s gifts put man’s best dreams to shame.” – Elizabeth Barrett Browning

When we let go and let God we have the key to glorious living, and what is far more important – the key to an eternity with God.

Albert E. Cliffe

God is not a cosmic bellboy for whom we can press a button to get things.

Harry Emerson Fosdick

However many blessings we expect from God, His infinite liberality will always exceed all our wishes and our thoughts.

John Calvin

Everything we do should be a result of our gratitude for what God has done for us.

Lauryn Hill

Fight the good fight of faith, and God will give you spiritual mercies.

George Whitefield

God gives every bird his worm, but He does not throw it into the nest.

P. D. James

I have nothing to ask for, thanks to God. Everything I have, God has given me.

Mariano Rivera

A person whose mind is quiet and satisfied in God is in the pathway to health.

Ellen G. White

Conclusion

Whether you’re looking for salvation, redemption, or basic understanding, We hope these God quotes give you a new perspective on God and help you feel closer to Him.

The best source for understanding God is always the Bible, but these quotes offer the perspectives of those who study, preach, and seek God’s Word throughout their lives.

Whether it’s through prayer, worship, or serving others, seeing God starts with a desire to. So open your eyes and hearts and see how it feels to walk through life without being alone.

The Lord bless you and keep you; The Lord make his face to shine upon you And be gracious to you; The Lord lift up his countenance upon you. And give you peace.

Benediction Prayer, from Numbers 6:24-26
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