Devotional Quotes

Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting.
“Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting.”
If the only prayer you said in your whole life was thank you that would suffice.
“If the only prayer you said in your whole life was thank you that would suffice.”
The soul that gives thanks can find comfort in everything; the soul that complains can find comfort in nothing.
“The soul that gives thanks can find comfort in everything; the soul that complains can find comfort in nothing.”
'Thank you' is the best prayer that anyone could say.
“'Thank you' is the best prayer that anyone could say.”
Don't pray when you feel like it. Have an appointment with the Lord and keep it.
“Don't pray when you feel like it. Have an appointment with the Lord and keep it.”
Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock and the door will be opened for you.
“Ask and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock and the door will be opened for you.”
God has already been in your tomorrow, and is working on your today.
“God has already been in your tomorrow, and is working on your today.”
Put in the work and wait on God.
“Put in the work and wait on God.”
Be sure that you never try to work God into your schedule, but always work your schedule around him.
“Be sure that you never try to work God into your schedule, but always work your schedule around him.”
Life is hard. If anyone tells you otherwise, they're lying. But life without faith is even harder.
“Life is hard. If anyone tells you otherwise, they're lying. But life without faith is even harder.”
Some of God's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers.
“Some of God's greatest gifts are unanswered prayers.”
The way to be with God in every season is to strive to be near Him every week and each day.
“The way to be with God in every season is to strive to be near Him every week and each day.”
Where love is, there God is also.
“Where love is, there God is also.”
If I were to say, 'God, why me?' about the bad things, then I should have said, 'God, why me?' about the good things that happened in my life.
“If I were to say, 'God, why me?' about the bad things, then I should have said, 'God, why me?' about the good things that happened in my life.”
Whoever brings you the most peace should get the most time.
“Whoever brings you the most peace should get the most time.”
If God can work through me, he can work through anyone.
“If God can work through me, he can work through anyone.”
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.
“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.”
While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation.
“While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation.”
If not for the tests in our lives some of us would not learn to pray.
“If not for the tests in our lives some of us would not learn to pray.”
Only God can look at somebody's heart.
“Only God can look at somebody's heart.”
I am like a little pencil in God's hand. He does the writing. The pencil has little to do with it.
“I am like a little pencil in God's hand. He does the writing. The pencil has little to do with it.”
God loved me not because I was lovable, but because it was his nature to do so.
“God loved me not because I was lovable, but because it was his nature to do so.”
Nothing teaches us about the preciousness of the Creator as much as when we learn the emptiness of everything else.
“Nothing teaches us about the preciousness of the Creator as much as when we learn the emptiness of everything else.”
My message is that God is a good God.
“My message is that God is a good God.”
The time you spend alone with God will transform your character and increase your devotion. Then your integrity and godly behavior in an unbelieving world will make others long to know the Lord.
“The time you spend alone with God will transform your character and increase your devotion. Then your integrity and godly behavior in an unbelieving world will make others long to know the Lord.”
The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.
“The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.”
For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.
“For prayer is nothing else than being on terms of friendship with God.”
Sometimes God writes straightforward in twisted lines.
“Sometimes God writes straightforward in twisted lines.”
Reading the Bible will help you get to know the word, but it's when you put it down and live your life that you get to know the author.
“Reading the Bible will help you get to know the word, but it's when you put it down and live your life that you get to know the author.”
People see God every day, they just don't recognize him.
“People see God every day, they just don't recognize him.”
I'm a survivor of life. I try to give the glory to God and appreciate what's happening to me.
“I'm a survivor of life. I try to give the glory to God and appreciate what's happening to me.”
Heaven means to be one with God.
“Heaven means to be one with God.”
The important thing is not the finding, it is the seeking, it is the devotion with which one spins the wheel of prayer and scripture, discovering the truth little by little.
“The important thing is not the finding, it is the seeking, it is the devotion with which one spins the wheel of prayer and scripture, discovering the truth little by little.”
When the solution is simple, God is answering.
“When the solution is simple, God is answering.”
God wants you to be a winner, not a whiner.
“God wants you to be a winner, not a whiner.”
God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.
“God hangs the greatest weights upon the smallest wires.”
The gift of writing is more than putting words on paper, it's an art form of giving praise back to the One who has given us this gift of writing.
“The gift of writing is more than putting words on paper, it's an art form of giving praise back to the One who has given us this gift of writing.”
Make it a part of every day's business to read and meditate on some portion of God's Word. Private means of grace are just as needful every day for our souls as food and clothing are for our bodies.
“Make it a part of every day's business to read and meditate on some portion of God's Word. Private means of grace are just as needful every day for our souls as food and clothing are for our bodies.”
God is, even though the whole world deny him. Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.
“God is, even though the whole world deny him. Truth stands, even if there be no public support. It is self-sustained.”
Prayer is the most concrete way to make our home in God.
“Prayer is the most concrete way to make our home in God.”
God creates out of nothing. Wonderful you say. Yes, to be sure, but he does what is still more wonderful: he makes saints out of sinners.
“God creates out of nothing. Wonderful you say. Yes, to be sure, but he does what is still more wonderful: he makes saints out of sinners.”
To place ourselves in range of God's choicest gifts, we have to walk with God, work with God, lean on God, cling to God, come to have the sense and feel of God, refer all things to God.
“To place ourselves in range of God's choicest gifts, we have to walk with God, work with God, lean on God, cling to God, come to have the sense and feel of God, refer all things to God.”
God has equipped me for battle, and is by my side leading me to victory.
“God has equipped me for battle, and is by my side leading me to victory.”
We may live victoriously, not because we have any power within ourselves, but because when we give ourselves to God, He gives himself to us.
“We may live victoriously, not because we have any power within ourselves, but because when we give ourselves to God, He gives himself to us.”
We are made to know and love God.
“We are made to know and love God.”
God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform. He plants his footsteps in the sea, and rides upon the storm.
“God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform. He plants his footsteps in the sea, and rides upon the storm.”
Before we can know God and understand his great plan it is first necessary for us to believe that he exists and that he rewards all who diligently seek him.
“Before we can know God and understand his great plan it is first necessary for us to believe that he exists and that he rewards all who diligently seek him.”
Work, apart from devotion or love of God, is helpless and cannot stand alone.
“Work, apart from devotion or love of God, is helpless and cannot stand alone.”
Our Lord's conception of discipleship is not that we work for God, but that God works through us.
“Our Lord's conception of discipleship is not that we work for God, but that God works through us.”
We can't really tell how crooked our thinking is until we line it up with the straight edge of Scripture.
“We can't really tell how crooked our thinking is until we line it up with the straight edge of Scripture.”