65 Scripture Quotes On Success In Life

These scripture quotes will inspire you. Scripture is the holy writings of a religion or the sacred writings of Christianity contained in the Bible.

A collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging scripture quotes, scripture sayings, and scripture proverbs.

Best Scripture Quotes

  1. “Most people are bothered by those passages of Scripture they do not understand, but the passages that bother me are those I do understand.” ~ Mark Twain
  2. “The Bible was not given for our information but for our transformation.” ~ Dwight L. Moody
  3. “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds” ~ Paul the Apostle
  4. “We must not only read the Scriptures, but we must make their rules of life our own.” ~ Hosea Ballou

  5. “Let us not love with words or tongue but with actions and in truth.” ~ John the Apostle
  6. “We don’t go to Scripture for permission to do what we think is best, but for direction to do what He says is best.” ~ David Platt
  7. “If God is for us, who can be against us?” ~ Paul the Apostle
  8. “A glory gilds the sacred page, Majestic like the sun, It gives a light to every age, It gives, but borrows none.” ~ William Cowper

  9. “The word unto the prophet spoken Was writ on tables yet unbroken: The word by seers or sibyls told, In groves of oak or fanes of gold, Still floats upon the morning wind, Still whispers to the willing mind.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  10. “The majesty of the Scriptures strikes me with admiration, as the purity of the gospel has its influence on my heart.” ~ Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  11. “One would think that a system loaded with such gross and vulgar absurdities as Scripture religion is could never have obtained credit, yet we have seen what priestcraft and fanaticism can do, and credulity believe.” ~ Thomas Paine
  12. “The history of every individual man should be a Bible.” ~ Novalis

  13. “How glad the heathens would have been, That worship idols, wood and stone, If they the book God had seen.” ~ Isaac Watts
  14. “Nobody ever outgrows Scripture; the book widens and deepens with our years.” ~ Charles Spurgeon
  15. “So we’re all right, an’ I, for one, Don’t think our cause’ll lose in vally By rammin’ Scriptur’ in our gun, An’ gittin’ Natur’ for an ally.” ~ James Russell Lowell
  16. “And that the Scriptures, though not everywhere Free from corruption, or entire, or clear, Are uncorrupt, sufficient, clear, entire In all things which our needful faith require.” ~ John Dryden

  17. “Love your enemies, do good to them that hate you” ~ Luke the Evangelist
  18. “In the beginning was the word, and it was spoken.” ~ N. Scott Momaday
  19. “For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.” ~ Jeri Smith-Ready
  20. “To lay down one’s life for the truth.” ~ Juvenal

  21. “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was Gotcha!” ~ Attila the Stockbroker
  22. “Do unto others as you would have them do to you, said the rapist.” ~ Bo Burnham
  23. “He who has the Holy Spirit in His heart and the Scripture in his hands has all he needs.” ~ Alexander MacLaren
  24. “God loves each of us as if there were only one of us.” ~ Saint Augustine

  25. “Though I walk through the valley of the shadow of trauma, I will fear no concussion.” ~ Jim Butcher
  26. “With God, all things are possible.” ~ Wayne Dyer
  27. “My yoke is easy, and my burden light.” ~ Saint-Boniface
  28. “For the things that are seen are temporal, but things that are unseen are eternal.” ~ Madeleine L’Engle

  29. “God must speak to us before we have any liberty to speak to him. He must disclose to us who he is before we can offer him what we are in acceptable worship. The worship of God is always a response to the Word of God. Scripture wonderfully directs and enriches our worship.” ~ John Stott
  30. “The truths of the Scriptures are so marked and inimitable, that the inventor would be more of a miraculous character than the hero.” ~ Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  31. “Revealed religion first informed thy sight, and reason saw not till faith sprung to light.” ~ John Dryden , Scripture quotes about faith
  32. “If you don’t have time to pray and read the scriptures, you are busier than God ever intended you to be.” ~ Matthew Kelly

  33. “The Bible in the memory is better than the Bible in the bookcase.” ~ Charles Spurgeon
  34. “We can’t really tell how crooked our thinking is until we line it up with the straight edge of Scripture.” ~ Elisabeth Elliot
  35. “I have found truly jubilant Christians only in the Bible, in the Underground Church and in prison.” ~ Richard Wurmbrand
  36. “We must stress that the basis for our faith is neither experience nor emotion but the truth as God has given it in verbalized, propositional form in the Scripture and which we, first of all, apprehend with our minds.” ~ Francis Schaeffer

  37. “I have discovered a few things that help me when God seems silent…
    – Press in to God when you want to pull away.
    – Praise God out loud when you want to get lost in complaints.
    – Put yourself in the company of truth (reading Scriptures and surrounding yourself with positive, Godly people.)” ~ Lysa TerKeurst
  38. “Though we claim to believe the whole of Scripture, in practice we frequently deny much of it by ignoring it.” ~ Martyn Lloyd-Jones
  39. “The first priority will consist in restoring a sense of the acceptance of life as a gift from God. According to both Sacred Scripture and the wisest traditions of your continent, the arrival of a child is always a gift, a blessing from God. Today it is high time to place greater emphasis on this: every human being, every tiny human person, however weak, is created ‘in the image and likeness of God’ (Gen 1:27)” ~ Pope Benedict XVI , Scripture quotes about life
  40. “Whoever you may be, always have God before your eyes; whatever you do, do it according to the testimony of the holy Scriptures; in whatever place you live, do not easily leave it. Keep these three precepts and you will be saved.” ~ Anthony the Great

  41. “Let us cleave… to those who cultivate peace with godliness, and not to those who hypocritically profess to desire it. For the Scripture says in a certain place (Mk. 7:6), ‘This people honors Me with their lips, but their hearts is far from Me.'” ~ Pope Clement I , Scripture quotes on peace
  42. “…it is not the obscure passages in Scripture that bind you but the ones you understand. With these you are to comply at once. If you understood only one passage in all of Scripture, well, then you must do that first of all. It will be this passage God asks you about. Do not first sit down and ponder the obscure passages. God’s Word is given in order that you shall act according to it, not that you gain expertise in interpreting it.” ~ Soren Kierkegaard
  43. “He rightly reads scripture who turns words into deeds.” ~ Bernard of Clairvaux
  44. “We come to Scripture not to learn a subject but to steep ourselves in a person.” ~ C. S. Lewis

  45. “The highest truth is daiji, translated as dai jiki in Chinese scriptures. This is the subject of the question the emperor asked Bodhidharma: “What is the First Principle?” Bodhidharma said, “I don’t know.” “I don’t know” is the First Principle.” ~ Shunryu Suzuki
  46. “The Law and the Gospel are two keys. The Law is the key that shutteth up all men under condemnation, and the Gospel is the key which opens the door and lets them out.” ~ William Tyndale
  47. “The big problem is not whether the Bible is true. The big problem is whether it is true in you.” ~ Aiden Wilson Tozer
  48. “The Holy Scriptures are our letters from home.” ~ Saint Augustine

  49. “Be ever gentle with the children God has given you; watch over them constantly; reprove them earnestly, but not in anger. In the forcible language of Scripture, “Be not bitter against them.” “Yes, they are good boys,” I once heard a kind father say. “I talk to them very much, but do not like to beat my, children–the world will beat them.” It was a beautiful thought not elegantly expressed.” ~ Elihu Burritt
  50. “A Ten-Point Plan for Increased Spirituality: 1. Read Scriptures Daily. 2. Pray Fervently and Sincerely. 3. Fast Meaningfully. 4. Retire Early and Get Up Early. 5. Be of Good Cheer. 6. Work Hard. 7. Overcome Pride. 8. Love Everyone, and Express Your Love. 9. Become One. (As in John 17) 10. Share Your Testimony.” ~ Joe J. Christensen , Scripture quotes about love
  51. “We need to repent of the haughty way in which we sometimes stand in judgment upon Scripture and must learn to sit humbly under its judgments instead. If we come to Scripture with our minds made up, expecting to hear from it only an echo of our own thoughts and never the thunderclap of God’s, then indeed he will not speak to us and we shall only be confirmed in our own prejudices. We must allow the Word of God to confront us, to disturb our security, to undermine our complacency and to overthrow our patterns of thought and behavior.” ~ John Stott
  52. “It is imperative that those who name the name of Christ would be instructed in the truth of Scripture.” ~ Alistair Begg

  53. “What does this word holiness really mean? Is it a negative kind of piety from which so many people have shied away? No, of course not! Holiness in the Bible means moral wholeness– a positive quality which actually includes kindness, mercy, purity, moral blamelessness and godliness. It is always to be thought of in a positive, white intensity of degree.” ~ Aiden Wilson Tozer
  54. “The Bible makes it clear that every time that there is a story of faith, it is completely original. God’s creative genius is endless.” ~ Eugene H. Peterson
  55. “Back when the Bible was written, then edited, then rewritten, then rewritten, then re-edited, then translated from dead languages, then re-translated, then edited, then rewritten, then given to kings for them to take their favorite parts, then rewritten, then re-rewritten, then translated again, then given to the pope for him to approve, then rewritten, then edited again, the re-re-re-re-rewritten again…all based on stories that were told orally 30 to 90 years AFTER they happened.. to people who didnt know how to write… so…” ~ David Cross
  56. “Education is useless without the Bible. The Bible was America’s basic textbook in all fields. God’s Word, contained in the Bible, has furnished all necessary rules to direct our conduct.” ~ Noah Webster

  57. “Of the Divine character of the Bible, I think, no man who deals honestly with his own mind and heart can entertain a reasonable doubt, For myself, I must say, that having for many years made the evidences of Christianity the subject of close study, the result has been a firm and increasing conviction of the authenticity and plenary inspiration of the Bible. It is indeed the Word of God.” ~ Simon Greenleaf
  58. “All Sacred Scriptures is but one book, and that one book is Christ because all divine Scripture speaks of Christ, and all divine Scripture is fulfilled in Christ.” ~ Hugh of Saint-Victor
  59. “Truth is compared in Scripture to a streaming fountain; if her waters flow not in perpetual progression, they sicken into a muddy pool of conformity and tradition.” ~ John Milton
  60. “Instead of dissecting Scripture, we need to let Scripture dissect us our thoughts and attitudes, our dreams and desires, our fears and hopes.” ~ Mark Batterson

  61. “Just as bank tellers need a thorough knowledge of legitimate currency in order to spot counterfeit bills, so Christians need a thorough knowledge of the Bible in order to spot bogus religious teachings. How grounded are you in the Scriptures? How deep are your theological roots? How capable are you of detecting false teachings?” ~ Charles R. Swindoll
  62. “Sit not down without assurance. Get alone, and bring thy heart to the bar of trial; force it to answer the interrogatories put to it; set the qualifications of the saints on one side, and the qualifications of thy soul on the other side, and then judge what resemblance there is between them.” ~ Richard Baxter
  63. “To trifle with Scripture is to deprive yourself of its aid. Reverence it, and look up to God with devout gratitude for having given it to you.” ~ Charles Spurgeon

  64. “We have learned from none others the plan of our salvation, than from those through whom the Gospel has come down to us, which they did at one time proclaim in public, and, at a later period, by the will of God, handed down to us in the Scriptures, to be the ground and pillar of our faith” ~ Irenaeus of Lyons
  65. “The Holy Ghost is certainly the best preacher in the world, and the words of Scripture the best sermons.” ~ Jeremy Taylor

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