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Those Seeking God Quotes


"Walk with those seeking truth..." - Deepak Chopra

"My heart went out, seeking the God of my people. In thousands of homes those white candles burned tonight. I joined an invisible congregation." - Jessie Sampter

"God is seeking those who hear His call to a life of worship. Those who heed are those who will walk in His presence. They will know Him intimately as He will manifest Himself to them." - John Bevere

"Clearly, Enlightenment thinkers were seeking a God substitute." - Nancy Pearcey

"Don't let past mistakes keep you from seeking God" - Billy Graham

"Seeking the kingdom of God leads to joy and happiness." - Allan F. Packer

"Everyone has a natural slant towards seeking themselves. This gets in the way of seeking God unless God intervenes." - Criss Jami

"There are only three types of people; those who have found God and serve him; those who have not found God and seek him, and those who live not seeking, or finding him. The first are rational and happy; the second unhappy and rational, and the third foolish and unhappy." - Blaise Pascal

"The most common mistake Christians make in worship today is seeking an experience rather than seeking God" - Rick Warren

"He who begins by seeking God within himself may end by confusing himself with God." - B. B. Warfield

"If you're sincerely seeking God, God will make His existence evident to you." - William Lane Craig

"If we seek God for our own good and profit, we are not seeking God." - Meister Eckhart

"Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who claim to have found it." - Anodea Judith

"Walk with those seeking truth... RUN FROM THOSE WHO THINK THEY'VE FOUND IT." - Deepak Chopra

"Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it." - Andre Gide

"People believe in God because we are pattern-seeking, storytelling, mythmaking, religious, moral animals." - Michael Shermer

"When we pray to God we must be seeking nothing - nothing." - Francis Of Assisi

"...the secret to joy is to keep seeking God where we doubt He is." - Ann Voskamp

"God is not seeking a display of my Christ-likeness , but a manifestation of His Christ." - Watchman Nee

"As in paradise, God walks in the Holy Scriptures, seeking man." - Ambrose

"Many Christians suffer because they're too busy seeking carnal knowledge instead of the Word of God." - Joyce Meyer

"All time is wasted that is not spent in seeking God" - Lahiri Mahasaya

"God never tires of forgiving us; we are the ones who tire of seeking his mercy." - Pope Francis

"God, have mercy on me in the blindness in which I hope I am seeking You!" - Thomas Merton

"Continue seeking God with seriousness. Unless He wanted you, you would not be wanting Him." - C S Lewis

"Has it ever occurred to you that you are seeking God with His eyes?" - Adyashanti

"The seeking of the kingdom of God is the chief business of the Christian life" - Jonathan Edwards

"My goal is to satisfy the hunger and longing for those who are seeking the truth." - Ravi Zacharias

"In the struggle between those seeking power there in no middle course." - Tacitus

"The poorest of men are the most useful to those seeking power." - Sallust

"The most virtuous are those who content themselves with being virtuous without seeking to appear so." - Plato

"Music reality shows are a good thing, especially for those seeking a career in music." - Kailash Kher

"In the struggle between those seeking power there is no middle course." - Tacitus

"There's been a false and negative distinction that's been made between joy and happiness. Unfortunately, the message we send to those both inside and outside the church is, "Seeking happiness is superficial and shallow. Go out and get it in the world, but you won't find happiness in God." But all people seek happiness, and because they do, we're basically telling them, "Stop seeking what God Himself wired you to seek." What we should be saying is, "Seek your happiness in the right place - in God Himself."" - Randy Alcorn

"Spiritual lust causes me to demand an answer from God, instead of seeking God Himself who gives the answer." - Oswald Chambers

"We are always seeking for those things which are in the clouds, not for those that lie at our feet." - Henry Ford

"Seek (beneficial) knowledge, because seeking it for the sake of Allaah is a worship. And knowing it makes you more God-fearing; and searching for it is jihad, teaching it to those who do not know is charity, reviewing and learning it more is like tasbeeh. Through knowledge Allaah will be known and worshiped." - Ibn Taymiyyah

"Know that God has a plan for your life. Turn your life over to him every day. Stop looking outside yourself for validation and approval-you're letting other people define your happiness. Instead of trying so hard to manipulate life, take care of yourself on the inside. Then all those other attributes you're so desperately seeking will find you eventually." - Trisha

"Homosexuality is an ugly sin, repugnant to those who find no temptation in it, as well as to many past offenders who are seeking a way out of its clutches. All such deviations from normal, proper heterosexual relationships are not merely unnatural but wrong in the sight of God." - Spencer W. Kimball

"Moral crusade: Public activity undertaken by middle-aged men who are cheating on their wives or diddling little boys. Moral crusades are particularly popular among those seeking power for their own personal pleasure, politicians who can't think of anything useful to do with their mandates, and religious professionals suffering from a personal inability to communicate with their god." - John Ralston Saul

"Who is God? Who are we? What is our purpose? All these questions remain unanswered. I want to reach the genuine seeker of spiritual well-being. My goal is to satisfy the hunger and longing for those who are seeking the truth." - Ravi Zacharias

"I suddenly saw that all the time it was not I who had been seeking God, but God who had been seeking me. I had made myself the centre of my own existence and had my back turned to God." - Bede Griffiths

"The distinction between Christianity and all other systems of religion consists largely in this, that in these other, men are found seeking after God, while Christianity is God seeking after man." - Thomas Arnold

"If your children see that you are seeking, they will seek-the finding part is up to God." - Polly Berrien Berends

"I worship God as Truth only. I have not yet found Him, but I am seeking after Him." - Mahatma Gandhi

"We are called to be contemplatives. seeking the face of God in everything, everyone, everywhere, all the time..." - Mother Teresa

"Our pursuit of God is successful just because He is forever seeking to manifest Himself to us." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"Don't worry about locating your purpose. If you are seeking after God, your purpose will locate you." - Tony Evans

"Seeking happiness apart from a right relationship God is like trying to turn on a light that's unplugged." - Randy Alcorn

"I have only been seeking to get them to the negotiating table and, thank God, that's where they are." - John Prescott

"God is enough. That is the root of peace. When we start seeking something besides Him, we lose it." - Brennan Manning

"Today, we realize there are those actively seeking to harm us, to destroy our infrastructure and take lives." - Dave Reichert

"God is Truth. There is no incompatibility between science and religion. Both are seeking the same truth. Science shows that God exists." - Derek Barton

"Sin creates the illusion of freedom. In the end it fools us into seeking freedom from God rather than finding freedom in God." - Erwin Mcmanus

"To know the pains of power, we must go to those who have it; to know its pleasures, we must go to those who are seeking it." - Charles Caleb Colton

"The presence of those seeking the truth is infinitely to be preferred to the presence of those who think they've found it." - Terry Pratchett

"Frustration is the by-product of attempting to fulfill responsibilities God does not intend for us to carry. Freedom, joy, and fruitfulness come from seeking to determine God's priorities for each season of life, and then setting out to fulfill those priorities, in the power of His Spirit, realizing that He has provided the necessary time and abilities to do everything that He has called us to do." - Nancy Leigh DeMoss

"Frustration is the by-product of attempting to fulfill responsibilities God does not intend for us to carry. Freedom, joy, and fruitfulness come from seeking to determine God's priorities for each season of life, and then setting out to fulfill those priorities, in the power of His Spirit, realizing that He has provided the necessary time and abilities to do everything that He has called us to do." - Nancy Leigh DeMoss

"God often works more by the life of the illiterate seeking the things that are God's, than by the ability of the learned seeking the things that are their own." - Anselm Of Canterbury

"I accept that there are multitudes seeking God, seeking meaning, and so on, but if they reject atheism, I would rather they became modern-day Catholics or Jews than that they became Muslims." - Ayaan Hirsi Ali

"If God exists, not seeking God must be the gravest error imaginable. If one decides to sincerely seek for God and doesn't find God, the lost effort is negligible in comparison to what is at risk in not seeking God in the first place." - Blaise Pascal

"What you're seeking is seeking you." - Rumi

"Whatever you're seeking-it's seeking You" - Les Brown

"We cannot find God without God. We cannot reach God without God. We cannot satisfy God without God - which is another way of saying that all our seeking will fall short unless God starts and finishes the search. The decisive part of our seeking is not our human ascent to God, but His descent to us. Without God's descent there is no human ascent. The secret of the quest lies not in our brilliance but in His grace." - Os Guinness

"God grant that each of us here today may so live that all among us, and with us, may see, not us, but that which is divine and comes from God. With that vision of what those who have lost their way may become, my prayer is that they may receive strength and resolution to climb higher and higher and upward and onward to that great goal of eternal life and also that I may do my part in seeking to show by example, as well as by precept, that which will be the best of which I am capable of doing." - Harold B Lee

"Those who have loved are those that have found God" - Guru Nanak

"God hates those who praise themselves." - Pope Clement I

"God helps those who help others." - Amit Abraham

"God himself helps those who dare." - Ovid

"Those who understand nature walk with God." - Edgar Cayce

"God helps those who help themselves." - Algernon Sydney

"Oh, my God, I miss those things" - Ryan Adams

"God helps those who cannot help themselves." - Charles Spurgeon

"God helps those who fear Him." - Abu Bakr

"God helps those who help themselves." - Benjamin Franklin

"God may not give that instant dollar bill your seeking, but it's in the little change He brings, that will add to a dollar." - Anthony Liccione

"Fervent seeking after God with the whole heart, without which no one can know Him, has always been the mark of His true followers." - Dave Hunt

"Father, I am seeking: I am hesitant and uncertain, but will you, O God, watch over each step of mine and guide me." - Saint Augustine

"Self-seeking is the gate by which a soul departs from peace; and total abandonment to the will of God, that by which it returns." - Jeanne Marie Bouvier de la Motte Guyon

"It only makes sense to ask God for guidance in the context of a life committed to "seeking first the kingdom."" - John Ortberg

"The story line of the Bible is the story line of God taking the initiative in seeking out a people who are His very own." - Alistair Begg

"I have DECIDED to love. If you are seeking the highest good, I think you can find it through love. GOD is love." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"If you are seeking to obey the Lord, expect opposition. Expect obstacles. Expect difficulties. But also expect God to see you through" - Greg Laurie

"All of us who desire the kingdom of God are, by the Lord's decree, under an equal and rigorous necessity of seeking after the grace of Baptism." - Saint Basil

"I have gone through a period of seeking to understand what or how strong or what are the connections I have to God." - Peter Jennings

"Prayer doesn't just change things - it changes us. If we are diligent in seeking God, slowly and surely we become better people." - Joyce Meyer

"I must work harder to achieve my goal of not seeking approval from those whose approval I'm not even sure is important to me." - Lauren Graham

"War is utter damn nonsense, a vast cancer fed by lies and self seeking malignity on the part of those who don't do the fighting." - John Dos Passos

"More than this, even in those white men who professed religion we found much inconsistency of conduct. They spoke much of spiritual things, while seeking only the material." - Charles Alexander Eastman

"We are prodding, challenging, seeking contradictions or small, persistent residual errors, proposing alternative explanations, encouraging heresy. We give our highest rewards to those who convincingly disprove established beliefs." - Carl Sagan

"More than this, even in those white men who professed religion we found much inconsistency of conduct. They spoke much of spiritual things, while seeking only the material." - Charles Eastman

"Those who are seeking ways to tap into the potential of e-mail will find themselves in a position to capitalize on the pending explosion in Internet usage." - Alexander Haig

"The best people to listen to are those who have already been successful accomplishing exactly what you are seeking to accomplish." - Brian Koslow

"It is now in Gordon Brown's - and the Labour party's - best interests for those seeking the prime minister's immediate departure to back off" - David Blunkett

"Waiting prayer, or waiting on the Lord, is the silent surrendering of the soul to God. It is wordless worship. It is seeking God not from without but from within. It is to seek God in your heart." - Jaeson Ma

"I think you may judge of a man's character by the persons whose affection he seeks. If you find a man seeking only the affection of those who are great, depend upon it he is ambitious and self-seeking; but when you observe that a man seeks the affection of those who can do nothing for him, but for whom he must do everything, you know that he is not seeking himself, but that pure benevolence sways his heart." - Charles Spurgeon

""I AM" itself is God. The seeking itself is God. In seeking you discover that you are neither body nor mind, but the love of the self in you for the self in all. The two are one. The consciousness in you and the consciousness in me, apparently two, really one, seek unity, and that is love." - Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

"With reference to other religions, the Church sees a great difference between them and herself. The other religions are expressions of the human soul seeking God, with some beautiful spiritual insights, but also not without errors. Christianity is rather God seeking humanity." - Francis Arinze

"Instead of viewing God as one who helps me accomplish my purposes, it is now my joy to help God accomplish the divine purpose - seeking the best for others and seeking the growth of the beloved, which is to say everyone." - Philip Gulley

"Elizabeth Turnage is a woman of grit and grace who lives into the stories of those who join her in this odd journey of seeking God. She honors the complexity of life without ever losing sight of the simple glory of the cross. Her grasp of the mundane and miraculous and their interplay gives a depth and honesty to her story that tugs at the heart and gives us hope our story can matter. Her book will be a clarion call to bring our broken, holy, troubled, and glorious life to the author of all stories: Jesus." - Dan B. Allender

"A temple, first of all, is a place of prayer; and prayer is communion with God. It is the 'infinite in man seeking the infinite in God.' Where they find each other, there is holy sanctuary-a temple." - B. H. Roberts

"Life began on this planet when the first amoeba split. Mankind will still be seeking God, not accepting that God is a spirit; can't see it, touch it, only feel it. It's called LOVE." - Phyllis Diller

"Sin had no sooner come into the world than God came in grace seeking the sinner, and so from the first question, 'Adam, where art thou?' on to the incarnation, God has been speaking to man." - Henry Allen Ironside

"Master, Master of Light, Whose eye dwells in the seeking fingers of the blind, You are still despised and mocked, A man too weak and infirm to be God, A God too much man to call forth adoration." - Khalil Gibran

"To know the pains of power, we must go to those who have it; to know its pleasures, we must go to those who are seeking it: the pains of power are real, its pleasures imaginary." - Charles Caleb Colton

"To know the pains of power, we must go to those who have it; to know its pleasures, we must go to those who are seeking it. The pains of power are real; its pleasures imaginary." - Charles Caleb Colton

"The clash between capital and labour, between those seeking to maximise profit and those with only their toil to sell, was the driving force for the creation of the trade unions in the 19th century." - David Blunkett

"All that you are seeking is also seeking you" - Franz Kafka

"Seeking what is true is not seeking what is desirable." - Albert Camus

"We're all seeking order. We're all seeking control." - Michael Connelly

"What you are seeking is also seeking you." - Rumi

"Desire is possibility seeking expression." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Boredom is desire seeking desire." - Leo Tolstoy

"PURPOSE is spirit seeking expression." - Kevin Cashman

"I'm not particularly attention-seeking." - Annie Lennox

"The good life for man is the life spent in seeking for the good life for man, and the virtues necessary for the seeking are those which will enable us to understand what more and what else the good life for man is." - Alasdair MacIntyre

"The men who have done the most for God in this world have been early on their knees. He who fritters away the early morning, its opportunity and freshness, in other pursuits than seeking God will make poor headway seeking Him the rest of the day. If God is not first in our thoughts and efforts in the morning, He will be in the last place the remainder of the day." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"Humility is a natural symptom of those who love God." - Radhanath Swami

"The god of war hates those who hesitate." - George S Patton

"Those whom God wishes to destroy he drives mad." - Leo Tolstoy

"True knowledge is found only among those genuinely worshiping God." - John Cassian

"Those who walk with God, always reach their destination." - Henry Ford

"God forgets those who reject proof that they are wrong." - Nachman of Breslov

"Use those brains that God put in your head." - Moms Mabley

"God help those who do not help themselves." - Addison Mizner

"We need god to prosper those without him will not." - Nostradamus

"Those boobs of yours are ubiquitous - like God!" - Milan Kundera

"God ever works with those who work with will." - Aeschylus

"God does business with those who mean business." - Adrian Rogers

"Beware of those who attribute petty instructions to God." - Abdul Sattar Edhi

"God is found by those, With kind hearts." - Bulleh Shah

"Growth comes from God, to those with surrendered, yielded hearts." - Mary E. DeMuth

"God turns His back on those who quarrel among themselves." - Mahatma Gandhi

"He (God) never comes to those who do not wait." - Frederick William Faber

"Those who study the stars have God for a teacher." - Tycho Brahe

"God protects those he loves from worthless reading." - Johann Kaspar Lavater

"God helps those who have no-cut contracts." - Aesop

"God only speaks to those who understand the language" - Albert Hofmann

"God opens up ways for those who work for Him." - Osama Bin Laden

"God is closest to those with broken hearts." - Saying

"God gives almonds to those who have no teeth." - Proverbs

"God grant me to contend with those that understand me." - Thomas Fuller

"Those that God loves, do not live long." - George Herbert

"God always strives together with those who strive." - Aeschylus

"God forgives those who invent what they need." - Lillian Hellman

"God gives all to those, who get up early." - Anna Kournikova

"God helps those who do not help themselves." - Swami Vivekananda

"There is never any peace for those who resist God." - Francois Fenelon

"Those who love God never meet for the last time." - David Berg

"Those whom God wishes to destroy, he first makes mad." - Euripides



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