55 Quotes about Believing in God

by Jen on May 17, 2012

We all have moments when we question our faith; when we feel the temptation to wonder, Is God real? If you want inspirational quotes about believing in God (and bible verses about belief), here are 55.

Because like C.S. Lewis once said, “You never know how much you really believe anything until its truth or falsehood becomes a matter of life and death to you.”

Quotes and Bible Verses about Believing in God

1. “Have faith in God,” Jesus answered. (Matt 11:22)

2. “A god who let us prove his existence would be an idol.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer

3. “Don’t you believe that I am in the Father, and that the Father is in me? The words I say to you are not just my own. Rather, it is the Father, living in me, who is doing his work.” (Jesus in John 14:10)

4. “You were made by God and for God, and until you understand that, life will never make sense.” (Rick Warren quote)

5. “I have declared to both Jews and Greeks that they must turn to God in repentance and have faith in our Lord Jesus.” (Acts 20:21)

6. “Faith activates God – Fear activates the Enemy.” (Joel Osteen)

7. “For since we believe that Jesus died and was raised to life again, we also believe that when Jesus returns, God will bring back with him the believers who have died.” (1 Thessalonians 4:14)

8. “As believers in Jesus Christ, our work is to believe while God works on our behalf.” (Joyce Meyer quotes)

9. “But we are not of those who shrink back and are destroyed, but of those who believe and are saved. (Hebrews 10:39)

10. “No man is excluded from calling upon God, the gate of salvation is set open unto all men: neither is there any other thing which keepeth us back from entering in, save only our own unbelief.” (John Calvin quote)

11. “I write these things to you who believe in the name of the Son of God so that you may know that you have eternal life.” (1 John 5:13)

12. “The essence of faith is being satisfied with all that God is for us in Jesus.” (John Piper quote)

13. “I tell you the truth, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be condemned; he has crossed over from death to life.” (John 5:24)

14. “Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God’s side, for God is always right. (Abraham Lincoln quote)

15. Faith is like a seed; plant it in your heart. God gives the harvest at the appointed time. (Mark 4:26-27,28-29)

16. “Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.” (Martin Luther King, Jr.)

17. “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)

18. “…Why then do you accuse me of blasphemy because I said, ‘I am God’s Son’? Do not believe me unless I do what my Father does. But if I do it, even though you do not believe me, believe the miracles, that you may know and understand that the Father is in me, and I in the Father.” (John 10:36a-38)

19. “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)

20. “Believe me when I say that I am in the Father and the Father is in me; or at least believe on the evidence of the miracles themselves.” (Jesus in John 14:11)

21. “Resist discouragement by speaking His Word over your future. Keep standing. Keep hoping; keep believing because He is working behind the scenes. He’s going to accelerate your times and lead you into the life of victory He has for you.” (Joel Osteen)

22. “I have testimony weightier than that of John. For the very work that the Father has given me to finish, and which I am doing, testifies that the Father has sent me.” (John 5:36)

23. “But for my faith in God, I should have been a raving maniac.” (Mahatma Gandhi)

24. “And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.” (Hebrews 11:6)

25. “I do not pray for success, I ask for faithfulness.” (Mother Teresa)

26. “We know also that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, so that we may know him who is true. And we are in him who is true–even in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.” (1 John 5:20)

27. “Our belief in God is not blind faith. Belief is having a firm conviction something is true, not hoping it’s true.” (Max Lucado)

28. “You say you have faith, for you believe that there is one God. Good for you! Even the demons believe this, and they tremble in terror.” (James 2:19)

29. “If you wish to know God, you must know his Word. If you wish to perceive His power, you must see how He works by his Word. If you wish to know His purpose before it comes to pass, you can only discover it by His Word.” (C.H. Spurgeon)

30. “Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one.” (Deuteronomy 6:4)

31. “Relying on God has to begin all over again every day as if nothing had yet been done.” (C.S. Lewis, Letters to Malcolm: Chiefly on Prayer)

32. “That if you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.” (Romans 10:9)

33. “Faith is not something you have to get. It’s something that you, as a born-again child of God, already have. Act on it by releasing it to God. That’s when your healing starts!” (Oral Roberts)

34. “Whoever acknowledges me before men, I will also acknowledge him before my Father in heaven.” (Matt. 10:32)

35. “Because God is with you all the time, no place is any closer to God than the place where you are right now.” (Rick Warren, The Purpose Driven Life: What on Earth am I Here for?)

36. “God has raised this Jesus to life, and we are all witnesses of the fact.” (Acts 2:32)

37. “Likewise today, some Christians are content to merely exist until they die. They don’t want to risk anything, to believe God, to grow or mature. They refuse to believe his Word, and have become hardened in their unbelief. Now they’re living just to die.” (David Wilkerson)

38. “For it is with your heart that you believe and are justified, and it is with your mouth that you confess and are saved.” (Romans 10:10)

39. “Few souls understand what God would accomplish in them if they were to abandon themselves unreservedly to Him and if they were to allow His grace to mold them accordingly.” (St. Ignatius Loyola)

40. “Immediately the father of the child cried out with tears, ‘I believe. Help my unbelief!'” (Said by the father whose possessed son was healed by Jesus in Mark 9:24)

41. Christ said, “I am the Truth”; he did not say “I am the custom.” (St. Toribio)

42. “‘If you can’?” said Jesus. “Everything is possible for him who believes.” (Mark 9:23)

43. “No matter how dark it looks, no matter how long it’s been, no matter how many people are trying to push you down; if you will stay in faith, God will always take you from Friday to Sunday. He will always complete what He started in you!” (Joel Osteen)

44. “The time has come,” he said. “The kingdom of God is near. Repent and believe the good news!” (John the Baptist in Mark 1:15)

45. “Have no fear of moving into the unknown. Simply step out fearlessly knowing that I am with you, therefore no harm can befall you; all is very, very well. Do this in complete faith and confidence.” (Pope John Paul II)

46. “If we are faithless, he will remain faithful, for he cannot disown himself.” (2 Timothy 2:13)

47. “Believers, look up – take courage. The angels are nearer than you think.” (Billy Graham quote)

48. “To the pure, all things are pure, but to those who are corrupted and do not believe, nothing is pure. In fact, both their minds and consciences are corrupted.” (Titus 1:15)

49. “For there is no one so great or mighty that he can avoid the misery that will rise up against him when he resists and strives against God.” (John Calvin)

50. Yahweh said to Moses, “How long will this people despise me? and how long will they not believe in me, for all the signs which I have worked among them? (Numbers 14:11)

51. “As I look back over fifty years of ministry, I recall innumerable tests, trials and times of crushing pain. But through it all, the Lord has proven faithful, loving, and totally true to all his promises.” (David Wilkerson)

52. “Teach me good judgment and knowledge, for I believe in your commandments.” (Psalms 119:66)

53. “Understand that the enemy always fights the hardest when he knows you are closest to your breakthrough. He’d leave you alone if he thought you were going to live in mediocrity. If you keep pressing on toward your promise, through faith and patience, you will get there.” (Joel Osteen)

54. “For the word of the Lord is right and true; he is faithful in all he does. The Lord loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of his unfailing love.” (Psalm 33:4-5)

55. “I’ve read the last page of the Bible. It’s all going to turn out all right.” (Billy Graham)

Do you have any favorite quotes about believing in God?

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{ 4 comments… read them below or add one }

nelly August 9, 2012 at 1:05 am

i’m the way the truth and life no one com to the father eccept through me(christ)if u dn’t believe in christ u condem

RAYAPATI.PRASAD BABU October 26, 2015 at 9:48 am

wonderful collection

Shazia Parveen November 15, 2015 at 5:01 am

“I believe in my God because God give the life and opportunity do good things in your life.”

Emma March 3, 2016 at 5:41 pm

Love the verses! Very encouraging.

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