Scriptures Sayings and Quotes

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


Scripture indicates that heaven is not distant but rather… heaven is near—in another realm.     

Paul Enns

The Scriptures obtain full authority among believers only when men regard them as having sprung from heaven, as if there the living words of God were heard.     

John Calvin

We were given the Scriptures to humble us into realizing that God is right, and the rest of us are just guessing.     

Rich Mullins

The Scriptures bear ample and continuous evidence that the faith of the resurrection of the body lies in the faith that Jesus Christ died and rose again.     

Edward Mckendree Bounds

The scriptures teach us the ways of the Lord. They answer questions about how to live today. They bring a light and a spirit into our lives that we can get in no other way.     

Margaret D. Nadauld

The Scriptures of God are my only foundation and substance in all matters of weight and importance.     

John Knox

The Holy Scriptures lead us to God and open the path to the knowledge of God.     

Saint John Chrysostom

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

The scriptures hold the keys to spiritual protection.     

Boyd K. Packer

The Holy and Inspired Scriptures are sufficient of themselves for the preaching of the Truth.     

Athanasius of Alexandria

The scriptures recommend love and service to the enlightened to develop purity.     

Frederick Lenz

In the scriptures there is no such thing as righteous pride. It is always considered as a sin.     

Ezra Taft Benson

The reverence for the Scriptures is an element of civilization, for thus has the history of the world been preserved, and is preserved.     

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Immersion in the scriptures is essential for spiritual nourishment     

Quentin L. Cook

The Scriptures were not given to increase our knowledge, but to change our lives.     

Dwight L. Moody

A dream is a scripture, and many scriptures are nothing but dreams.     

Umberto Eco

The scriptures make the danger of delay clear. It is that we may discover that we have run out of time. The God who gives us each day as a treasure will require an accounting.     

Henry B. Eyring

Any manipulation of the Scriptures to make them speak peace to the natural man is evil and can only lead to ruin.     

Aiden Wilson Tozer

The Scriptures are shallow enough for a babe to come and drink without fear of drowning and deep enough for theologians to swim in without ever reaching the bottom.     

St. Jerome

The Scriptures are the truth from God.     

Rick Warren

The scriptures say to wake up from the deep sleep of ignorance, remain fully awake, remain conscious, & go on learning.     

Rama Swami

Scriptures reveal the divine desires of the Lord in our behalf. Each of us should have a burning desire to search the scriptures diligently and daily to seek the will of the Lord in our life. For some, it may be necessary to develop the discipline to search the scriptures daily.     

L. Lionel Kendrick

The Scriptures teach us the best way of living, the noblest way of suffering, and the most comfortable way of dying.     

John Flavel

Scriptures are like packets of light that illuminate our minds and give place to guidance and inspiration from on high.     

Richard G. Scott

The inspired Scriptures make the clear distinction between false and true riches and make plain the reason why happiness is gained and fully enjoyed only by those who find true riches.     

Joseph Franklin Rutherford

The scriptures bid us to send forth our light and our truth and when children carry within their hearts the torch of hope, they learn the darkness yields not only to man-made fire, but to starlight, to the rising sun, and to the light of the soul.     

Dennis Kucinich

We must not only read the Scriptures, but we must make their rules of life our own.     

Hosea Ballou

The Holy Scriptures are that divine instrument by which we are taught what to believe, concerning God, ourselves, and all things, and how to please God unto eternal life.     

John Robinson

What good can the scriptures do to a man who has no sense of his own? Of what use is as mirror to a blind man?     

Chanakya