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15 Best Inspirational Christian Quotes To Strengthen Your Faith In God

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Moments of struggle and inconvenience may accompany even the most beautiful moments in life. 

If you feel lost, empty, or despairing, you may feel as if there's no way to break through. Maybe you're struggling with a loved one's death, a recent heartbreak, or a feeling of loneliness. 

Numerous people have gone through what you're experiencing and have come out stronger as a result. When they faced these challenging times, their faith may be what saved them. And yours can save you.

To persevere through our trials, we can learn from others through their inspirational words. These words can also strengthen our relationship with God.

In this article, we'll explain why encouragement matters and share 15 quotes to help you grow in your faith.

Why words of encouragement and strength are important

The Bible is full of verses that can bring hope and inspiration to your day. 

Whenever we need comfort, God is there to provide it. Whenever you're feeling upset, anxious, or overwhelmed, you can turn to the Bible for comfort and guidance.

A part of life on Earth has always been and will always be fear and anxiety. However, God has given us the tools we need to combat these feelings. Our faith can provide us with strength and guidance through encouraging and inspiring Bible verses and quotes. 

There's always a chance to refocus on God's promises, whether we're facing a job loss, relationship conflict, a loved one's death, a worldwide pandemic, or any other trial in life. 

Our Heavenly Father wants every single day to be a joyous and peaceful time for us. It is for this reason that scripture contains many encouraging verses. For centuries, His word has been translated and preserved so that it can reach your heart directly when you need it. The love of God and the word of Jesus Christ is what's meant to bring you hope.

God has also given us a community of people to learn from. We have the ability to strengthen others and help lift them through challenging times.

As Christians, we can learn from the inspiring words of others, as they can provide us with encouragement and hope. What inspires people will vary from person to person. However, Christian life entails gathering inspiration and spreading it to others.  

Everything good and anything worth following is a result of God, which is why He is the source of all of our inspiration.

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Inspirational Christian quotes

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Sometimes your body and mind feel weak and tired. You may be exhausted from a stressful work week or be dealing with health issues that are causing you stress. 

The chances are that you are battling burnout in either case. But, even though things are tough, these inspirational Christian quotes will help you deal with the situation.

Encouraging quotes

There have been times when many of us have considered giving up. But sometimes, we just need a little push to get us going again. Below are some inspiring quotes to provide you with the encouragement you need.

  • “Refuse to be average. Let your heart soar as high as it will.” — A.W. Tozer
  • “Desire that your life counts for something great! Long for your life to have eternal significance. Want this! Don’t coast through life without a passion.” — John Piper
  • “Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” -— Martin Luther King Jr.
  • “We have to pray with our eyes on God, not on the difficulties.” — Oswald Chambers
  • “Blessed are the single-hearted, for they shall enjoy much peace. If you refuse to be hurried and pressed, if you stay your soul on God, nothing can keep you from that clearness of spirit which is life and peace. In that stillness, you will know what His will is.” - Amy Carmichael

It's easy sometimes to lose sight of what's truly important as life takes its twists and turns. A hard day at work or a difficult financial situation can cause you to lose sight of the things that really matter, such as your children's growth and development, your health, and your relationship with family and friends. 

For this reason, having a strong faith is essential. By remaining motivated, achieving your goals, and trusting in God, you'll triumph over your challenges.

Godly quotes

The word of God is meant to inspire us, and indeed, there are a lot of people who have been inspired by His influence. In turn, these people can inspire us. When you feel depressed, these quotes can help boost your spirits and faith in God. 

  • “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.” — Billy Graham 
  • “I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.” — C.S. Lewis
  • “Let God's promises shine on your problems.” — Corrie Ten Boom
  • “Every witness will rejoice at the work God did. This is God's goal for you. This is your inheritance: more victory than defeat, more joy than sadness, more hope than despair.” — Max Lucado
  • “If God only used perfect people, nothing would get done. God will use anybody if you're available.” — Rick Warren

A person's inspiration is subjective, as different things inspire different people. But Christians can unite around one of their strongest inspirational sources: God. It's God who is the source of all of our inspiration because He is the source of all that's good in the world. 

Believing in God can profoundly impact your life. He can give you courage and strength during difficult times. Likewise, you can better deal with suffering and tragic experiences in your life by trusting in God's plan. 

Faith in God quotes

Although we may pray every day and read the Bible consistently, we may lack faith. However, our faith in the Holy Spirit should not waiver. If you're feeling faithless, here are some quotes that may help.

  • “God has promised to supply all our needs. What we don’t have now, we don’t need now.” — Elisabeth Elliot
  • “God is not looking for men of great faith, He is looking for common men to trust His great faithfulness.” — Hudson Taylor
  • “Prayer is not an attempt to get God to agree with you or provide for your selfish desires, but that it is both an affirmation of His sovereignty, righteousness, and majesty and an exercise to conform your desires and purposes to His will and Glory.” — John MacArthur
  • “Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” — Mother Teresa
  • "Almighty God, please help me find peace in remembering the storm is not big to You. Please help me choose to trust You today and always." — Christine Caine.

When we’re going through difficult times, God's help and guidance become more apparent. There are many ways the will of God shows you that there’s hope in times of tribulation and that things will get better in time. 

As long as you remain committed to God, you'll overcome the challenges you are facing. Similarly, being a devoted believer in Christ will encourage you to put away sin and begin living righteously.

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As Corrie Ten Boom once said, “Worrying is carrying tomorrow's load with today's strength — carrying two days at once. It is moving into tomorrow ahead of time. Worrying doesn't empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.”

Losing faith and hope can cause us to feel discouraged. But sometimes, all it takes is the right words to lift our spirits.  

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