Abundant life quotes and Bible Verses

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Read this unique collection of abundant life quotes and Bible verses for inspiration and encouragement.

This is a collection of some of my favourite abundant life quotes and Bible verses that I hope you will enjoy too.

In John 10:10 Jesus said: “The thief’s purpose is to steal and kill and destroy. My purpose is to give them a rich and satisfying life.”

Throughout the Old and New Testament, and among words of famous people, you’ll find abundant life quotes and Bible verses that expand on what Jesus called abundant, or a rich and satisfying life.

I have found a lot of them very helpful and upbuilding at different times of my life. Some of these abundant life quotes and Bible verses have provided me with guidance, others with re-assurance and others still with inspiration.

There are many abundant life quotes and Bible verses out there but in this post, I have gathered those that have spoken to me over the recent months or years. I hope they will be useful to you too.

Life is not what it’s supposed to be. It’s what it is. The way you cope with it is what makes the difference.”

Virginia Satir

Though the fig tree does not bud and there are no grapes on the vines, though the olive crop fails and the fields produce no food, though there are no sheep in the pen and no cattle in the stalls, yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will be joyful in God my Savior.

Habakkuk 3:17-18 NIV

“The true Christian life is a broad road of happiness, joy, peace, blessing, success, significance, and contentment, which is ironically gained by choosing the narrow road of surrender, obedience, self-denial, self-sacrifice, truth, worship, and service.”

Patrick Morley

We are pressed on every side by troubles, but we are not crushed. We are perplexed, but not driven to despair. We are hunted down, but never abandoned by God. We get knocked down, but we are not destroyed. Through suffering, our bodies continue to share in the death of Jesus so that the life of Jesus may also be seen in our bodies.

2 Corinthians 4:8-10 NLT

“Let us give up our work, our thoughts, our plans, ourselves, our lives, our loved ones, our influence, our all, right into His hand, and then, when we have given all over to Him, there will be nothing left for us to trouble about, or to make trouble about.”

Hudson Taylor

Jesus said to her, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies; and whoever lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?’”

John 11:25-26

“Paradoxical as it may seem, God means not only to make us good, but to make us also happy, by sickness, disaster and disappointment.”

C. A. Bartol
abundant life quotes and scriptures

“The Lord wants us to appreciate everything while it lasts, to appreciate these days of Heaven on Earth–Heavenly family, Heavenly home, Heavenly children, Heavenly work–and treasure every one, every passing day, every bit of fellowship, every bit of love, every bit of contact, every bit of luxury, and supply of every need and want as well. We should be thankful and treasure it and be grateful for it day by day, every moment of every day, be praising and thanking the Lord – even if it’s our last.”

F. David

The Lord is my shepherd; I have all that I need.

Psalm 23:1 NLT

There is not in the world a kind of life more sweet and delightful than that of a continual conversation with God.”

Brother Lawrence

My health may fail, and my spirit may grow weak, but God remains the strength of my heart; he is mine forever.

Psalm 73:26 NLT

Remind yourself that the greatest technique for bringing peace into your life is to always choose being kind when you have a choice between being right or being kind.”

Dr. Wayne Dyer

Jesus replied, “Anyone who drinks this water will soon become thirsty again. But those who drink the water I give will never be thirsty again. It becomes a fresh, bubbling spring within them, giving them eternal life.”

John 4:13-14 NLT

Nobody has things just as he would like them. The thing to do is to make a success with what material I have. It is a sheer waste of time and soul-power to imagine what I would do if things were different. They are not different.”

Dr. Frank Crane

With all your heart you must trust the Lord and not your own judgment. Always let him lead you, and he will clear the road for you to follow.

Proverbs 3:5-6 CEV

“True joy only comes to those who have devoted themselves to something bigger than their own happiness and personal interests…”

John Ortberg

Don’t worry about anything, but pray about everything. With thankful hearts offer up your prayers and requests to God.

Philippians 4:6 CEV

When we are sure that we are on the right road there is no need to plan our journey too far ahead. No need to burden ourselves with doubts and fears as to the obstacles that may bar our progress. We cannot take more than one step at a time.”

Orison Swett Marden
abundant life quotes and scriptures

The proper function of my life is to live, not exist. So I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them. I shall use every moment.

Jack London

To have an excellent life, strive for an excellent year.  Within that year, strive for an excellent month, and within that month, strive for an excellent day.  Within a day, strive for an excellent hour.  An excellent life is the sum of many excellent moments!

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