Godly Quotes From Godly People

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As many of you know, I am a lover of quotes.

Here are a few godly quotes I have found that I would like to share with you.

They do not come from any one theological persuasion, but instead come from men and women who have the fruit of Christ in their life.

I hope you enjoy these quotes as much as I have.

My list of Godly Quotes from Godly People

Godly Quotes About Love

Christians are like the several flowers in a garden that have each of them the dew of Heaven, which, being shaken with the wind, they let fall at each other’s roots, whereby they are jointly nourished, and become nourishers of each other. 

JOHN BUNYAN

“What good are Greek, commentaries, insight, gift, and all the rest, if there is no heart for Christ?” 

JIM ELLIOT

Preach abroad. It is the cooping yourselves up in rooms that has dampened the work of God, which never was and never will be carried out to any purpose without going into the highways and hedges and compelling men and women to come in.  

JOHNATHAN EDWARDS

“To love is to be vulnerable.” 

C.S. LEWIS

“Beware you are not swallowed up in books! An ounce of love is worth a pound of knowledge.” 

JOHN WESLEY

“You can give without loving, but you cannot love without giving.” 

AMY CARMICHAEL

Godly Quotes For Strength

“Trying to run a church without revivals can be done when you can run a gasoline engine on buttermilk.” 

BILLY SUNDAY

“Catch on fire with enthusiasm and people will come for miles to watch you burn.” 

CHARLES WESLEY

Godly Quotes About Death

If your heart takes more pleasure in reading novels, or watching TV, or going to the movies, or talking to friends, rather than just sitting alone with God and embracing Him, sharing His cares and His burdens, weeping and rejoicing with Him, then how are you going to handle forever and ever in His presence…? You’d be bored to tears in heaven, if you’re not ecstatic about God now! 

KEITH GREEN

“When Christ calls a man, he bids him come and die.” 

DIETRICH BONHOEFFER

Godly Quotes About Faith

“The preaching that this world needs most is the sermons in shoes that are walking with Jesus Christ.” 

DWIGHT L. MOODY

“I have found that there are three stages in every great work of God; first, it is impossible, then it is difficult, then it is done.” 

HUDSON TAYLOR

“Faith sees the invisible, believes the unbelievable, and receives the impossible.” 

CORRIE TEN BOOM

“Since no man is excluded from calling upon God the gate of salvation is open to all. There is nothing else to hinder us from entering, but our own unbelief.” 

JOHN CALVIN

“I will not believe that thou hast tasted of the honey of the gospel if thou can eat it all to thyself.” 

CHARLES H. SPURGEON

“Do not think me mad. It is not to make money that I believe a Christian should live. The noblest thing a man can do is, just humbly to receive, and then go amongst others and give.” 

DAVID LIVINGSTONE

“Faith, as Paul saw it, was a living, flaming thing leading to surrender and obedience to the commandments of Christ.” 

A.W. TOZER
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Godly Quotes For Men And Women

“We are the Bibles the world is reading; We are the creeds the world is needing; We are the sermons the world is heeding.” 

BILLY GRAHAM

“A pharisee is hard on others and easy on himself, but a spiritual man is easy on others and hard on himself.”

A.W. TOZER

“When a man is getting better he understands more and more clearly the evil that is still left in him. When a man is getting worse he understands his own badness less and less.” 

C.S. LEWIS

“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.” 

CHARLES WESLEY

“Some men will spin out a long prayer telling God who and what he is, or they pray out a whole system of divinity. Some people preach, others exhort the people, till everybody wishes they would stop, and God wishes so, too, most undoubtedly.” 

CHARLES FINNEY

Impatient people water their miseries and hoe up their comforts; sorrows are visitors that come without invitation, and complaining minds send a wagon to bring their troubles home in. 

CHARLES H. SPURGEON

Most people do not realize that there was a paid chaplain in Congress even before the Revolutionary War ended. 

FRANCIS SCHAEFFER

“They who prematurely put themselves forward to root out whatever is displeasing to them overthrow the judgment of God and rashly intrude upon the office of angels.” 

JOHN CALVIN

“He makes His ministers a flame of fire. Am I ignitible? God deliver me from the dread asbestos of ‘other things.’ Saturate me with the oil of the Spirit that I may be aflame. But flame is transient, often short lived. Canst thou bear this, my soul – short life? … Make me thy fuel, Flame of God.” 

JIM ELLIOT
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Short Godly Quotes

“Is prayer your steering wheel or your spare tire?” 

CORRIE TEN BOOM

“There can be no revival when Mr. Amen and Mr. Wet-Eyes are not found in the audience.” 

CHARLES FINNEY

“Christianity without discipleship is always Christianity without Christ.” 

DIETRICH BONHOEFFER

The Bible without the Holy Spirit is a sundial by moonlight. 

DWIGHT L. MOODY

“There is no better evangelist in the world than the Holy Spirit.” 

DWIGHT L. MOODY

“Art is a reflection of God’s creativity, an evidence that we are made in the image of God.” 

FRANCIS SCHAEFFER

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

HUDSON TAYLOR

“A man with God is always in the majority.” 

JOHN KNOX

Why I Love Short Godly Thoughts

I find great instruction in the words of men and women of God who have walked with Jesus in depths I am no where close too.

I hope you have found the same as you read the words and hearts of these godly people. How much to they stand out as different, as having more depth than anything we hear from our pulpits today or from Christian TV.

I think maybe in this instance, we should delve deep and find out more about these men and women of faith, and model ourselves more after them than our modern church leaders.

What about you?

What quotes are your favorites?

Leave them in the comment section!

May God richly bless you!
Pastor Duke

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