69+ Faith Quotes To Increase Your Belief Systems

Faith Quotes

Faith is a complex concept that can have different meanings depending on the context in which it is used.

Here are some common definitions of faith:

Belief or trust in something or someone without proof or evidence: Faith can refer to a strong conviction or trust in something or someone, even in the absence of empirical evidence or logical proof. It can involve believing in a religious or spiritual doctrine, an idea, a person, or a cause, without requiring concrete proof.

Religious or spiritual belief: Faith is often associated with religious or spiritual belief systems, and it can involve a personal trust or belief in a higher power, divine being, or transcendent reality. It can be expressed through religious practices, rituals, and adherence to a set of beliefs or doctrines.

Confidence or assurance: Faith can also refer to a sense of confidence, assurance, or trust in oneself or others. It can involve having confidence in one’s abilities, trusting in the goodness of humanity, or relying on the support and trustworthiness of others.

Loyalty, devotion, or commitment: Faith can also imply a sense of loyalty, devotion, or commitment to a person, cause, or belief. It can involve unwavering loyalty or steadfastness, even in the face of challenges, doubts, or difficulties.

Hope or optimism: Faith can also encompass a sense of hope, optimism, or positivity. It can involve a positive outlook on life, believing in the possibility of a better future, and maintaining hope in challenging circumstances.

It’s important to note that the concept of faith can vary greatly depending on individual beliefs, cultural and religious backgrounds, and personal perspectives. Different people may have different interpretations and understandings of faith, and it can be a deeply personal and subjective concept.

Faith Quotes

1. “The kind of spiritual life and disciplines needed to sustain the Christian life are quiet, repetitive, and ordinary. I often want to skip the boring, daily stuff to get to the thrill of an edgy faith. But it’s in the dailiness of the Christian faith—the making the bed, the doing the dishes, the praying for our enemies, the reading the Bible, the quiet, the small—that God’s transformation takes root and grows.”
— Tish Harrison Warren

2. “Faith is not believing in my own unshakable belief. Faith is believing an unshakable God when everything in me trembles and quakes.”
— Beth Moore

3. “Faith, in the sense in which I am here using the word, is the art of holding on to things your reason has once accepted, in spite of your changing moods.”
— C.S. Lewis

4. “Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.”
— Saint Augustine

5. “Seeds of faith are always within us; sometimes it takes a crisis to nourish and encourage their growth.”
— Susan L. Taylor

6. “Doubt is not the opposite of faith; it is one element of faith.”
— Paul Tillich

7. “Faith gives you an inner strength and a sense of balance and perspective in life.”
— Gregory Peck

8. “The principle part of faith is patience.”
— George MacDonald

9. “I don’t think that we’re meant to understand it all the time. I think that sometimes we just have to have faith.”
— Nicholas Sparks

10. “True faith rests upon the character of God and asks no further proof than the moral perfections of the One who cannot lie.”
— A.W. Tozer

11. “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.”
— Martin Luther King, Jr.

12. “We can look at Job, we can look at Lamentations, we can look at the Psalms, we can look at so many heroes of the faith who at different times had questions, who faced unbelief, yet God kept them, and they continued, in their doubts, to lean towards God, to lean and doubt in a way that continued to keep them attached to the vine and seeking Jesus in all of it.”
— Laura Wifler

13. “A faith is a necessity to a man. Woe to him who believes in nothing.”
— Victor Hugo

14. “We walk by faith and not by sight. All good things come from our Father, including our faith to believe.”
— Trillia Newbell

15. “Faith and prayer are the vitamins of the soul; man cannot live in health without them.”
— Mahalia Jackson

16. “What is your purpose? Why are you here? Start small and find out.”
— Nannie Helen Burroughs

17. “Faith is about doing. You are how you act, not just how you believe.”
— Mitch Albom

18. “Faith is not contrary to reason.”
— Sherwood Eddy

19. “In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t.”
— Blaise Pascal

20. “You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith and hope.”
— Thomas Merton

21. “Every single thing He has ever or will ever say is true. The simplicity of faith is this: taking God’s Word for it.”
— Jackie Hill Perry

22. “Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.”
— Helen Keller

23. “Jesus Christ is indeed the answer to all our questions, but we do not always know what shape that answer takes in this life.”
— Fleming Rutledge

24. “Faith is a state of openness or trust.”
— Alan Watts

25. “Sometimes the worst conditions can often provide the best atmosphere to act in faith. God doesn’t want our confidence regulated by our audience. If faith-discouragers can shake our confidence badly enough to disable us, our confidence may be in ourselves instead of God.”
— Beth Moore

26. “We can let go of burdens like condemnation and worry, perfectionism and insecurity. And we can cling desperately—even through tears—to the assurance that God knows, he cares, and he loves us with an infinite love. We can lay our burdens at the feet of Christ and receive what he offers instead.”
— Sarah J. Hauser

27. “Never be afraid to trust an unknown future to a known God.”
— Corrie Ten Boom

28. “Doubt is not the enemy of faith. It’s the ground out of which faith often emerges. Faith requires us to venture into mystery. There’s no certitude in mystery. Doubt and faith are companions on the journey.”
— Rich Villodas

29. “I worry that when our gathered worship looks like a rock show or an entertainment special, we are being formed as consumers – people after a thrill and a rush – when what we need is to learn a way of being-in-the-world that transforms us, day by day, by the rhythms of repentance and faith.”
— Tish Harrison Warren

30. “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is like an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.”
— Mahatma Gandhi

31. “Any faith that must be supported by the evidence of the senses is not real faith.”
— A.W. Tozer

32. “Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.”
— Mother Teresa

33. “To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.”
— G.K. Chesterton

34. “All I have seen teaches me to trust the Creator for all I have not seen.”
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

35. “To have faith in Christ means, of course, trying to do all that He says. There would be no sense in saying you trusted a person if you would not take his advice. Thus if you have really handed yourself over to Him, it must follow that you are trying to obey Him. But trying in a new way, a less worried way. Not doing these things in order to be saved, but because He has begun to save you already. Not hoping to get to Heaven as a reward for your actions, but inevitably wanting to act in a certain way because a first faint gleam of Heaven is already inside you.”
— C.S. Lewis

36. “It is a blessing for our children to see us live out our faith—trusting in God’s good character and provision—even when we don’t have all the answers.”
— Marissa Bondurant

37. “Faith and doubt both are needed—not as antagonists, but working side by side to take us around the unknown curve.”
— Lillian Smith

38. “Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want. It is the belief that God will do what is right.”
— Max Lucado

39. “Of all the things the serpent could come for, it is our faith he attacks most.”
— Jackie Hill Perry

40. “I have not lost faith in God. I have moments of anger and protest. Sometimes I’ve been closer to him for that reason.”
— Elie Wiesel

41. “Every tomorrow has two handles. We can take hold of it with the handle of anxiety or the handle of faith.”
— Henry Ward Beecher

42. “The answer to our fears is faith—real, fear-shrinking faith—in the God who loves us and gave himself for us.”
— Jani Ortlund

43. “In this hour, I do not believe that any darkness will endure.”
— J.R.R. Tolkien

44. “Every experience God gives us, every person He puts in our lives is the perfect preparation for the future that only He can see.”
— Corrie Ten Boom

45. “If patience is worth anything, it must endure to the end of time. And a living faith will last in the midst of the blackest storm.”
— Mahatma Gandhi

46. “I am fundamentally an optimist. Whether that comes from nature or nurture, I cannot say. Part of being optimistic is keeping one’s head pointed toward the sun, one’s feet moving forward. There were many dark moments when my faith in humanity was sorely tested, but I would not and could not give myself up to despair. That way lays defeat and death.”
— Nelson Mandela

47. “To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible.”
— Thomas Aquinas

48. “We’re often intimidated in battle because we are uncertain of our faith. We must remember we don’t stand in victory because of our faith. We stand in victory because of our God. Faith in faith is pointless. Faith in a living, active God moves mountains.”
— Beth Moore

49. “The new life into which we are baptized is lived out in days, hours, and minutes. God is forming us into a new people. And the place of that formation is in the small moments of today.”
— Tish Harrison Warren

50. “Just as love is a verb, so is faith.”
— Nannie Helen Burroughs

51. “Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase.”
— Martin Luther King, Jr.

52. “Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark.”
— Rabindranath Tagore

53. “It’s lack of faith that makes people afraid of meeting challenges, and I believed in myself.”
— Muhammad Ali

54. “I believe if you keep your faith, you keep your trust, you keep the right attitude, if you’re grateful, you’ll see God open up new doors.”
— Joel Osteen

55. “The greatest legacy one can pass on to one’s children and grandchildren is not money or other material things accumulated in one’s life, but rather a legacy of character and faith.”
— Billy Graham

56. “To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don’t grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float.”
— Alan Watts

57. “Doubt is a pain too lonely to know that faith is his twin brother.”
— Khalil Gibran

58. “Faith is the strength by which a shattered world shall emerge into the light.”
— Helen Keller

59. “Faith is a knowledge within the heart, beyond the reach of proof.”
— Khalil Gibran

60. “Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them.”
— Elisabeth Elliot

61. “Worrying is arrogant because God knows what He’s doing.”
— Barbara Cameron

62. “Our anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strengths.”
— Charles H. Spurgeon

63. “Sometimes life hits you in the head with a brick. Don’t lose faith.”
— Steve Jobs

64. “In faith, there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t.”
— Blaise Pascal

65. “Faith consists in believing when it is beyond the power of reason to believe.”
— Voltaire

66. “My faith helps me understand that circumstances don’t dictate my happiness, my inner peace.”
— Denzel Washington

67. “God, our Creator, has stored within our minds and personalities, great potential strength and ability. Prayer helps us tap and develop these powers.”
— A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

68. “There are many talented people who haven’t fulfilled their dreams because they over thought it, or they were too cautious and were unwilling to make the leap of faith.”
— James Cameron

69. “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.”
— Mahatma Gandhi

70. “The more in harmony with yourself you are, the more joyful you are and the more faithful you are. Faith is not to disconnect you from reality – it connects you to reality.”
— Paulo Coelho