Quotes About Faith

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T.F. Hodge
“Each moment of worry, anxiety or stress represents lack of faith in miracles, for they never cease.”
T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"

Abraham Joshua Heschel
“The primary purpose of prayer is not to make requests. The primary purpose is to praise, to sing, to chant. Because the essence of prayer is a song, and man cannot live without a song.

Prayer may not save us. But prayer may make us worthy of being saved.”
Abraham Joshua Heschel, Moral Grandeur and Spiritual Audacity: Essays

Søren Kierkegaard
“to have faith is precisely to lose one's mind so as to win God.”
Søren Kierkegaard, The Sickness Unto Death
tags: faith

Richard J. Foster
“A farmer is helpless to grow grain; all he can do is provide the right conditions for the growing of grain. He cultivates the ground, he plants the seed, he waters the plants, and then the natural forces of the earth take over and up comes the grain...This is the way it is with the Spiritual Disciplines - they are a way of sowing to the Spirit... By themselves the Spiritual Disciplines can do nothing; they can only get us to the place where something can be done.”
Richard J. Foster, Celebration of Discipline: The Path to Spiritual Growth

Erin McCarthy
“Honey, nobody ever knows someone completely. You have to just enjoy what you do know and have faith in the rest.”
Erin McCarthy, Hard and Fast

Neal A. Maxwell
“It is extremely important for you to believe in yourselves not only for what you are now but for what you have the power to become. Trust in the Lord as He leads you along. He has things for you to do that you won't know about now but that will unfold later. If you stay close to Him, You will have some great adventures. You will live in a time where instead of sometimes being fulfilled, many of them will actually be fulfilled. The Lord will unfold your future bit by bit.”
Neal A. Maxwell

“But everything I have to give, I'll give to you”
Ray Lamontagne

Tessa Afshar
“I mean that the reason God seems to act in ways that make no sense to us is that our perceptions are wrong. Our expectations are subtly twisted. We long for things that harm us and run from the things that grow and heal us. We think good is bad and bad is good. God acts rightly, but to us, it seems confusing. Or sometimes plain wrong.”
Tessa Afshar, Pearl in the Sand

Shane Claiborne
“Maybe we are a little crazy. After all, we believe in things we don't see. The Scriptures say that faith is "being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see" (Heb. 11:1). We believe poverty can end even though it is all around us. We believe in peace even though we hear only rumours of wars. And since we are people of expectation, we are so convinced that another world is coming that we start living as if it were already here.”
Shane Claiborne, The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical

Sam Harris
“The only thing that guarantees an open-ended collaboration among human beings, the only thing that guarantees that this project is truly open-ended, is a willingness to have our beliefs and behaviors modified by the power of conversation.”
Sam Harris

Criss Jami
“In God's eyes, a man who teaches one truth and nothing else is more righteous than a man who teaches a million truths and one lie.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Paulo Coelho
“because it seemed too simple to accept that life was an act of faith.”
Paulo Coelho, Veronika Decides to Die

Henry B. Eyring
“We can follow a steady upward course in a world of change without fear, welcoming opportunities”
Henry B. Eyring

Janice Hanna
“Really, there was only one sensible thing to do. Stay the course. Pray it through, day by day, minute by minute. The Lord had an answer and it would surely come. (p. 203)”
Janice Hanna, Love Finds You in Poetry, Texas

Philip Yancey
“We need faith and the mind of the Lord Jesus to recognize something of lasting value in even our most ordinary tasks.”
Philip Yancey

Ogor Winnie Okoye
“practice only envisioning yourself at the finish line and be unrelenting and fervent in racing towards that finish line. Undue preoccupation and fixation with the how's, whens, and what ifs will not only derail and further distance you from your destination, but will also feed your mind with those fatal seeds of doubt that make failure inevitable" ~ Awaken and Unleash your Victor”
Ogor Winnie Okoye

Ann Voskamp
“On every level of life, from housework to heights of prayer, in all judgement and effort to get things done, hurry and impatience are sure marks of the amateur.”
Ann Voskamp, One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are

Teresa of Ávila
“In order that love be fully satisfied, It is necessary that It lower Itself and that It lower Itself to nothingness and transform this nothingness into fire.”
Teresa of Ávila

Elizabeth Kostova
“Faith is simply whatever is real to us.”
Elizabeth Kostova, The Swan Thieves
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Thomas S. Monson
“It was by faith, nothing wavering, that Joseph saw God our Eternal Father and Jesus Christ, His Son.”
Thomas S. Monson

Michelle Horst
“~ Faith lightens the path your shadowed mind has to walk ~”
Michelle Horst, Visions and Shadows

Elizabeth Gilbert
“I couldn't care less about evidence and proof and assurances. I just want God. I want God inside me. I want God to play in my bloodstream the way sunlight amuses itself on water.”
Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

C. Moorer
“One often has to do what they have to do in order to do what they want to do; however if you only do what you want to do then you will never do what you have to do!”
C. Moorer, From Failure to Promise: An Uncommon Path to Professoriate

Tyler Edwards
“God doesn't expect us to be a walking encyclopedia of biblical knowledge. He wants us to know Him, to be in a relationship with Him. This means not only hearing but allowing our understanding of God to change the way we live. Like the wise builder who laid the foundation of his house on the rock, we learn to let our knowledge of God change us.”
Tyler Edwards, Zombie Church: Breathing Life Back Into the Body of Christ

L.G. Castillo
“I see it in your eyes as I see it in hers. Remember, there is always light where there is love and if that is what is meant to happen between the two of you, then it was destined.”
L.G. Castillo, Lash

Elizabeth Gilbert
“In fact, it was all I could do to stop myself from saying, 'I've always been a big fan of your work …”
Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love
tags: faith, god

Alexander Theroux
“The man who has faith in logic is always cuckolded by reality.”
Alexander Theroux, Darconville’s Cat

“To love God with all our heart, soul, and mind, and our neighbor as ourself.”
Anonymous, Holy Bible: King James Version

Elizabeth Gilbert
“نصف فائدة السجود تتمثل في الطلب بحدّ ذاته ، في النية السليمة الواضحة .”
Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love

“If you search for God you will find him and He will not give up on you".”
Michele Woolley, God's Favor - Breath Of Heaven

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