Down through the changing years of our lives, however, there has been one
constant - and that unchanging center is God himself.
People are always more encouraged when we share how God's
grace helped us in weakness than when we brag about our strengths.
God's Grace Quotes
The most precious gift we can offer anyone is our attention.
Thich Nhat Han
Quote of The Day
If you're not hungry for God, you're probably full of yourself.
One Line Quotes on Life
Be kind and compassionate to one another,
forgiving each other, just as Christ God forgave you.
Alone, we are meaningless symbols on a page.
But collectively, we inspire.
Max Lucado, The Lucado Inspirational Reader
God also wants us to understand who He is and in that understanding to
be still and trust Him.
Nan Jones, The Perils of a Pastor's Wife
Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of
many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith
James 1:2-3 (NIV)
Encouraging Bible Verses
Biblical convictions are essential for spiritual growth and maturity.
What is ironic today is that people often have strong convictions about
weak issues (football, fashion, etc.) while having weak convictions
about major issues (what is right and what is wrong).
I found that as
I discovered deeper levels of peace, health, joy and passion in myself, I naturally became
inspired to support others to find and create the same for themselves.
Blake Bauer, You Were Not Born to Suffer
Others inspire us, information feeds us, practice improves our performance, but we need quiet time to figure things out, to emerge with new discoveries, to unearth original answers.
One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat
him at politeness.
Quotes to Live By
You can buy a person's hands but you can't buy his heart.
Don't tell God how big your storm is Tell the storm how big your God is.
Quotes about God
God always has more than enough and it is His desire and great pleasure
to see His children blessed.
Becky Van Volkinburg, God's Word, Your Voice
I cannot, Lord, Thy purpose see,
Yet all is well since ruled by Thee.
A spiritual lift comes when we allow the Lord not only to enter the
problem but also to carry the burdensome weight of it.
Jan Dargatz, 52 Simple Ways To Give Your Spiritual Life A Lift
It is harder to hate a person after you have prayed for them. It is harder to curse someone after you have asked God to bless them. Prayer pulls the sting of resentment.
E. Stanley Jones
There are millions of stars in the sky and just remember that you
are a star among them all.
But here's the mystery: God loves that face in the mirror, that loser staring back at me. He loves losers - and he uses the unusable.
Daniel Hochhalter, Losers Like Us
Quotes about God's Love
But of all the requests we direct to God in prayer, we could ask ourselves "which of them will make any difference in one billion years from now?"
Brian Johnston, Praying With Paul
Make A Difference
You need to go beyond the simple belief in God's existence.
You must have faith and believe God will reward you if you earnestly
set out to come near him.
James Strand, First Steps to Faith
Words which do not give the light of Christ increase the darkness.
Words of Encouragement
As God's children, we are all brothers and sisters in His eyes. Let us
demonstrate that by helping each other.
God solved your biggest problem when he came to Earth and died for you.
If he is willing to do that, don't you think he cares about the other issues
you're dealing with?
If you look at the word inspiration, it breaks down to two words-- in spirit.
Wayne Dyer, In Spirit
The instrument through which you see God is your whole self.
And if a man's self is not kept clean and bright, his glimpse of God
will be blurred.
C. S. Lewis
Poems about God
As I have walked with God in life and ministry I have grown to appreciate that every life is a gift of God, and because He loves and cares for us all, I must do the same.
Dr. Stephen A. Gammon, Walking With God
Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love. The real miracle is the love
that inspires them. In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
Dr. Helen Schucman, A Course in Miracles
I believe the Lord intends us to be filled with energy and enthusiasm;
to have dynamic health of body, mind, and soul.
Vibrant life is surely God's intent.
Dr. Norman Vincent Peale, Stay Alive All Your Life
Prayer opens doors to let in God and let out self, to let in love and
let out hate, to let in faith and let out fear.
The love you have in your heart is bigger than a mansion filled with riches.
Byron R. Pulsifer
It is, therefore, my considered opinion that for those of us who genuinely
believe that we were destined for greatness,
that we are the best versions of what God actually created,
and that the only direction that we will always
move is a direction that leads us to ultimate success. . .
Abraham Mutwol, The 26 Inspiring Life Lessons from Barack Obama
We must never forget that for those who believe, death is never the end, it
could be considered the beginning. We may look back on our lives and realize
things that we may have felt were important really were not, readying scripture
tells us worldly ways are not the ways of God and His kingdom.
Hate the sin, love the sinner.
Peace, in the sense of the absence of war, is of little value to someone
who is dying of hunger or cold...
Peace can only last where human rights are respected, where the
people are fed, and where individuals and nations are free.
God will always bring the right people into your life, but you have
to let the wrong people walk away.
Poems about Life
I have no doubt that God is the source of all inspiration. After reading so
many biographies, it has become clear to
me that throughout history, those who have made the greatest
impact did so by faith.
Cindy Trimm, PUSH: Persevere Until Success Happens Through Prayer
Effective leaders are those who can calm the anxieties of their followers,
arouse their hopes, increase their aspirations, energize them, and
inspire them to positive action.
Claudio Feser, When Execution Isn't Enough
The act and habit of faith precede the act and habit of love.
Mark Jones, Faith. Hope. Love
Whether or not someone's faith is real isn't ours to know.
But we know this: where there is genuine conversion,
there is eternal salvation.
Poems about Faith
Thoughts become the experiences you live. Releasing old thought patterns
clears the way for new patterns of living.
Iyanla Vanzant, Until Today!
Are you at peace within? I strongly encourage you to learn to listen to your conscience and do what you know God wants you to do.
Sheldon Newton, Hearing The Voice of God
Only strong men inspire greatly and build greatly.
Yet Jesus has inspired millions;
what he founded changed the world. It is extraordinary.
Bruce Barton, The Man Nobody Knows
Fortunately for us, God wants us to scan out our past mistakes.
Were not supposed to carry any guilt around with us.
Carolyn Molica, WINGS: A Journey in Faith from the Earthly to the Heavenly
To me, inspiration is living in spirit at all times and catching ourselves
when we find ourselves disconnected from the spirit from which all
of us emanated. It's really thinking like God.
Wayne Dyer, In Spirit:
What surfaces after such introspection is inspiration.
The ideas you receive in quiet moments of allowance are your
keys to what appear to be miracles to you.
Michelle Paisley Reed, Peace is Power
Motivation is the pride you take in work you have already done,
which fuels your willingness to do even more.
Jeff Haden, The Motivation Myth
The lift of every man's heart is upward; to help another human
soul in its upward evolution is life's greatest and most joyful privilege; to
lend ourselves each to the other as an inspiration to grander living is life's
highest ministry and reward.
Dana W. Bartlett
The home is a tryst - the place where we retire and shut the world out.
Elbert Hubbard, A Treasury of Insights, Inspirations, and Provocations
Our sympathy for your loss, may God give you strength, may He wrap his
arms around you, and may you always remember you will see each other
again, as death is not final for those who believe.
Your destiny and the work God gave to you to work here on earth,
is bigger than you and that's why we need to always be in tune with Him.
Bolanie Saliu, Encouragement Today
In our lives, we can all point out things that are going wrong.
But for each item going wrong, I promise I can show you ten
ways where God is working it out for the good. God is always in control.
Ralene Berry, As I Encourage You, I Encourage Myself
We may feel like failures and wonder why God allows suffering.
But as time passes we learn to look back and see how He worked
things for good and how every trial drove us closer to Him.
Dr. David Jeremiah
So we all agree that life is a challenge that makes us want to give up,
lose heart, and live an uninspired existence. And now we know
that Jesus tells us the solution to not giving up is prayer.
Mark Ballenger, Never Quit
It is in giving we receive,
and hearts that serve need never grieve.
Let me bring peace where'er is strife,
in dying is eternal life. . .
God never gives you more than you can handle.
Quotes about Overcoming
Dig deep enough in every heart and you'll find it: a longing for meaning,
a quest for purpose. As surely as a child breathes, he will someday wonder,
What is the purpose of my life?
Max Lucado, One God, One Plan, One Life
If you're a follower of Jesus, joy should be a way of life.
Why? You've been completely forgiven - no guilt, no shame, no remorse,
and no regrets. God has wiped them all out.
Dreams make life more magical. Everyday I wake up, happy that I'm alive.
Why? Because I work on my dreams.
Aimee Love, Simple Living
Angels are beyond our understanding, but God created them and
sent them to tell us important messages, for example, to the shephards
telling them about the birth of Jesus.
Angel Sayings and Quotes
Those who are saved show kindness and generosity as part of their
thankfulness to God.
When you set an example to believers by pursuing a pure life,
you set an incredible example!
Heidi Kreider, Be Their Example
May we never forget that first Christmas, which represents the true meaning
Quotes have the power to coach us when we can relate to the
situation the quote is discussing. They are often inspirational and
give us the faith we need to know we are capable of accomplishing something.
Robert Norman, Positive Thinking
The Christian life is not to be endured; it is to be enjoyed.
Dr. Tom Knotts, 10 Steps to Abiding In Christ
Without love, the world would only echo cries of pain, the sun would
only shine to show us grief, each rustle of the wind among the leaves
would be a sigh, and all the flowers fit only to garland graves.
Elbert Hubbard, A Treasury of Insights, Inspirations, and Provocations
Although Mother Teresa was born in 1910, her caring and kind
wisdom still applies to the modern world. Her teachings can help
people to learn to improve their lives, help others and attain true joy.
Scarlett Johnson, 40 Inspirational Life Lessons And Timeless Wisdom From The Life Of Mother Teresa
Mother Teresa Quotes
There is inspiration in the fact that those who have taken the hardest blows
have been our greatest men. Their handicaps have only spurred them on!
Over the years, I have found that everything seems to work out if you
have your life in the proper perspective: God first, family second,
and career third.
Mary Kay Ash
Insirational Quotes about Life
The fullness of the Spirit is an essential and indispensable experience
for spiritual leadership. And each of us is as full of the Spirit as we really
want to be.
J. Oswald Sanders
The Bible says all scripture is inspired by God - so just as you use a pen as
an instrument to write a letter, God used men as instruments to record
Michael Edwards, Gravity True For You But Not For Me
Some Learning From The Bible
Having a storehouse of uplifting and inspiring books, handbooks,
guidebooks, pocketbooks, Bibles, will keep my mind, weakened by
the world's attacks on it, strong and resilient.
Patricia Edwards, Enjoy Life Today and Every Day
I wanted to inspire, bring increase, and value to as many lives as possible.
In short, be a giver.
Anthony Frasier, Don't Dumb Down Your Greatness