Grace Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old grace quotes, grace sayings, and grace proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Grace isn't a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal. It's a way to live. The law tells me how crooked I am. Grace comes along and straightens me out.     

Dwight Lyman Moody

Grace is free sovereign favor to the ill-deserving.     

Benjamin B. Warfield

The grace of the spirit comes only from heaven, and lights up the whole bodily presence.      

Charles Haddon Spurgeon

Abounding sin is the terror of the world, but abounding grace is the hope of mankind.      

A. W. Tozer

For grace is given not because we have done good works, but in order that we may be able to do them.     

Saint Augustine Of Hippo

Grace is the love that gives, that loves the unlovely and the unlovable.     

Oswald C. Hoffmann

Grace comes into the soul, as the morning sun into the world; first a dawning, then a light; and at last the sun in his full and excellent brightness.     

Thomas Adams

The law detects, grace alone conquers sin.     

Saint Augustine Of Hippo

You must pay for everything in this world one way and another. There is nothing free except the Grace of God. You cannot earn that or deserve it.     

Charles Portis

When grace moves in... guilt moves out.     

Max Lucado

Only those who are truly aware of their sin can truly cherish grace.     

C.J. Mahaney

If I'm not showing grace . . . have I forgotten the grace I've been shown'      

John F. Macarthur Jr.

Grace in women has more effect than beauty.     

William Hazlitt

Grace is available for each of us every day - our spiritual daily bread - but we've got to remember to ask for it with a grateful heart and not worry about whether there will be enough for tomorrow.     

Sarah Ban Breathnach

What gives me the most hope every day is God's grace; knowing that his grace is going to give me the strength for whatever I face, knowing that nothing is a surprise to God.     

Rick Warren

The meaning of life. The wasted years of life. The poor choices of life. God answers the mess of life with one word: 'grace.'     

Max Lucado

I am redeemed and saved by grace.     

Lailah Gifty Akita

Amazing grace! (how sweet the sound) That sav'd a wretch like me! I once was lost, but now am found, Was blind, but now I see.     

John Newton

That is the mystery of grace: it never comes too late.     

Franois Mauriac

We cannot "psychologize" the grace of God. God's actions are outside and above our human sciences.     

John Powell

Grace means undeserved kindness. It is the gift of God to man the moment he sees he is unworthy of God's favor.     

Dwight L. Moody

Grace is the voice that calls us to change and then gives us the power to pull it off.     

Max Lucado

Grace is not simply leniency when we have sinned. Grace is the enabling gift of God not to sin. Grace is power, not just pardon.     

John Piper

It is grace at the beginning, and grace at the end. So that when you and I come to lie upon our death beds, the one thing that should comfort and help and strengthen us there is the thing that helped us in the beginning. Not what we have been, not what we     

D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones

Your worst days are never so bad that you are beyond the reach of God's grace. And your best days are never so good that you are beyond the need of God's grace.     

Jerry Bridges

Grace needs to be the air we breathe, the atmosphere we live in, whether in church or in the home.     

Allen Snapp

Grace... expresses two complementary thoughts: God's unmerited favor to us through Christ, and God's divine assistance to us through the Holy Spirit.      

Jerry Bridges

Nothing but grace makes a man so humble and, at the same time, so glad.      

C.H. Spurgeon

Grace can neither be bought, earned, or won by the creature. If it could be, it would cease to be grace.     

Arthur W. Pink

Grace is the very opposite of merit... Grace is not only undeserved favor, but it is favor, shown to the one who has deserved the very opposite.     

Harry Ironside