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50 Powerful Bible Quotes: Top Scripture Quotes for Inspiration

Browse some of the best Bible quotes about love, faith, hope, courage, and prayer in this collection of scriptures. May these quotes from the Bible provide inspiration and insight for your walk of faith!

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Sometimes a powerful passage from the Bible or a famous quote about God's Word is just the inspiration we need to overcome a certain trial or hardship. Here we've gathered some of the most popular Bible quotes and quotes about scripture to inspire your faith and love for God!

Browse some of the best Bible quotes about love, faith, hope, courage, and prayer in this collection of scriptures. May these quotes from the Bible provide inspiration and insight for your walk of faith!

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Bible Quotes About Love

Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. - 1 John 4:8

Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins. - 1 Peter 4:8

And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony. - Colossians 3:14

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” - John 13:34-35

Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. - John 15:13

So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love. - 1 Corinthians 13:13

Jesus answered, “The most important is, ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” - Mark 12:29-31

We love because he first loved us. - 1 John 4:19

Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends. As for prophecies, they will pass away; as for tongues, they will cease; as for knowledge, it will pass away. - 1 Corinthians 13:4-8

Let all that you do be done in love. - 1 Corinthians 16:14

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. - John 3:16

Bible Quotes About Faith

"And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith.” - Matthew 21:22

"So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ." - Romans 10:17

"And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him." - Hebrews 11:6

"Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen." - Hebrews 11:1

"And Jesus answered them, “Have faith in God. Truly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says will come to pass, it will be done for him. Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours." - Mark 11:22-24

"You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe—and shudder!" - James 2:19

"For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast." - Ephesians 2:8-9 

"For nothing will be impossible with God." - Luke 1:37

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths." - Proverbs 3:5-6

"For we walk by faith, not by sight." - 2 Corinthians 5:7

Bible Quotes About Hope

"For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope." - Jeremiah 29:11

"May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope." - Romans 15:13

"Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead "- 1 Peter 1:3

"For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope." - Romans 15:4

"For in this hope we were saved. Now hope that is seen is not hope. For who hopes for what he sees? But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience." - Romans 8:24-25

“And now, O Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is in you." - Psalm 39:7

"Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us." - Romans 5:2-5

"Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer." - Romans 12:12

"But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint." - Isaiah 40:31

"Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen." - Hebrews 11:1

Bible Quotes About Courage

"Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!" - Psalm 27:14

"The wicked flee when no one pursues, but the righteous are bold as a lion." - Proverbs 28:1

"Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” - Joshua 1:9

"Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.” - Deuteronomy 31:6

"For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control." - 2 Timothy 1:7

"Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong." - 1 Corinthians 16:13

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths." - Proverbs 3:5-6

"Then David said to Solomon his son, “Be strong and courageous and do it. Do not be afraid and do not be dismayed, for the Lord God, even my God, is with you. He will not leave you or forsake you, until all the work for the service of the house of the Lord is finished." - 1 Chronicles 28:20

"I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.” - John 16:33

"Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for the Lord!" - Psalm 31:24

Bible Quotes About Prayer

"Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God." - Philippians 4:6

"Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours." - Mark 11:24

"But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you." - Matthew 6:6

“And when you pray, do not heap up empty phrases as the Gentiles do, for they think that they will be heard for their many words." - Matthew 6:7

"And I tell you, ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you." - Luke 11:9

"Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working." - James 5:16

"Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known." - Jeremiah 33:3

"If you abide in me, and my words abide in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be done for you." - John 15:7

"Pray without ceasing" - 1 Thessalonians 5:17

"Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words." - Romans 8:26

Popular Quotes about the Bible

“What I see in the Bible, especially in the book of Psalms, which is a book of gratitude for the created world, is a recognition that all good things on Earth are God's, every good gift is from above. They are good if we recognize where they came from and if we treat them the way the Designer intended them to be treated.” -Philip Yancey

“The Bible is the book of my life. It's the book I live with, the book I live by, the book I want to die by.” -N. T. Wright

“I’ve read the last page of the Bible, it’s all going to turn out alright.” -Billy Graham

“Put your nose into the Bible everyday. It is your spiritual food. And then share it. Make a vow not to be a lukewarm Christian.” -Kirk Cameron

“The Word of God well understood and religiously obeyed is the shortest route to spiritual perfection. And we must not select a few favorite passages to the exclusion of others. Nothing less than a whole Bible can make a whole Christian.” -A.W. Tozer

“The Bible is very easy to understand. But we Christians are a bunch of scheming swindlers. We pretend to be unable to understand it because we know very well that the minute we understand, we are obliged to act accordingly.” -Søren Kierkegaard

“The Holy Scriptures are our letters from home.” -Augustine of Hippo

“We go from Malachi to Matthew in one page of our scriptures, but that one piece of paper that separates the Old Testament from the New Testament represents 400 years of history - 400 years where there wasn't a prophet, 400 years where God's voice wasn't heard. And that silence was broken with the cry of a baby on Christmas night.” -Louie Giglio

“Don't fall into the trap of studying the Bible without doing what it says.” -Francis Chan

“So great is my veneration for the Bible, that the earlier my children begin to read it the more confident will be my hopes that they will prove useful citizens to their country and respectable members of society.” -John Quincy Adams

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This article is part of our larger Inspiring Quotes resource meant to encourage and strengthen your faith. Visit our most popular quotes by well known Christians and theologians to find more inspiration. Remember, the Holy Spirit can work through us when we have faith and share it with others! Please pass along any quotes that touch your heart because you never know light you’ll shine on someone else’s dark day!