The Bible isn't just a book for the deeply religious; it's a trove full of inspiring messages filled with compelling stories and life lessons about kindness, tenacity, and conquering challenges that everyone can appreciate, no matter their belief system. The teachings on God's grace stand out among these lessons with their deep sense of hope and love.
With this in mind, we've put together a selection of 51 Bible verses, all about God's grace, and supplemented this collection with 7 stirring quotes to further spark inspiration and build resilience.
"For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God, not of works, lest anyone should boast."
- Ephesians 2:8-9
"For the grace of God that brings salvation has appeared to all men."
- Titus 2:11
"And He said to me, 'My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.'"
- 2 Corinthians 12:9
"Moreover, the law entered that the offense might abound. But where sin abounded, grace abounded much more."
- Romans 5:20
"And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we beheld His glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth."
- John 1:14
"And if by grace, then it is no longer of works; otherwise grace is no longer grace. But if it is of works, it is no longer grace; otherwise work is no longer work."
- Romans 11:6
"But we believe that through the grace of the Lord Jesus Christ we shall be saved in the same manner as they."
- Acts 15:11
"Even when we were dead in trespasses, made us alive together with Christ (by grace you have been saved)."
- Ephesians 2:5
"that having been justified by His grace we should become heirs according to the hope of eternal life."
- Titus 3:7
"Being justified freely by His grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus."
- Romans 3:24
"teaching us that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we should live soberly, righteously, and godly in the present age, looking for the blessed hope and glorious appearing of our great God and Savior Jesus Christ."
- Titus 2:12-13
"Therefore gird up the loins of your mind, be sober, and rest your hope fully upon the grace that is to be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ."
- 1 Peter 1:13
"But none of these things move me; nor do I count my life dear to myself, so that I may finish my race with joy, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God."
- Acts 20:24
"so that as sin reigned in death, even so grace might reign through righteousness to eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord."
- Romans 5:21
"If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness."
- 1 John 1:9
"In Him we have redemption through His blood, the forgiveness of sins, according to the riches of His grace."
- Ephesians 1:7
"And you, being dead in your trespasses and the uncircumcision of your flesh, He has made alive together with Him, having forgiven you all trespasses."
- Colossians 2:13
"As far as the east is from the west, so far has He removed our transgressions from us."
- Psalm 103:12
"For this is My blood of the new covenant, which is shed for many for the forgiveness of sins."
- Matthew 26:28
"Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the LORD, and He will have mercy on him; and to our God, for He will abundantly pardon."
- Isaiah 55:7
"If You, LORD, should mark iniquities, O Lord, who could stand? But there is forgiveness with You, that You may be feared."
- Psalm 130:3-4
"And God is able to make all grace abound toward you, that you, always having all sufficiency in all things, may have an abundance for every good work."
- 2 Corinthians 9:8
"For the LORD God is a sun and shield; the LORD will give grace and glory; no good thing will He withhold from those who walk uprightly."
- Psalm 84:11
"Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need."
- Hebrews 4:16
"And He said to me, 'My grace is sufficient for you, for My strength is made perfect in weakness.' Therefore most gladly I will rather boast in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me. Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in needs, in persecutions, in distresses, for Christ's sake. For when I am weak, then I am strong."
- 2 Corinthians 12:9-10
"God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble."
- Psalm 46:1
"Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down; for the LORD upholds him with His hand."
- Psalm 37:24
"Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand."
- Isaiah 41:10
"And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus."
- Philippians 4:19
"But He gives more grace. Therefore He says: 'God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.'"
- James 4:6
"But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you."
- Matthew 6:33
"The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want."
- Psalm 23:1
"For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sakes He became poor, that you through His poverty might become rich."
- 2 Corinthians 8:9
"Give, and it will be given to you: good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over will be put into your bosom. For with the same measure that you use, it will be measured back to you."
- Luke 6:38
"The young lions lack and suffer hunger; but those who seek the LORD shall not lack any good thing."
- Psalm 34:10
"Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths."
- Proverbs 3:5-6
"I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will guide you with My eye."
- Psalm 32:8
"The LORD will guide you continually, and satisfy your soul in drought, and strengthen your bones; you shall be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters do not fail.
- Isaiah 58:11
"The humble He guides in justice, and the humble He teaches His way."
- Psalm 25:9
"For this is God, our God forever and ever; He will be our guide even to death."
- Psalm 48:14
"The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD, and He delights in his way."
- Psalm 37:23
"Your ears shall hear a word behind you, saying, 'This is the way, walk in it,' whenever you turn to the right hand or whenever you turn to the left."
- Isaiah 30:21
"For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life."
- John 3:16
"But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us."
- Romans 5:8
"We love Him because He first loved us."
- 1 John 4:19
"Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not puffed up; does not behave rudely, does not seek its own, is not provoked, thinks no evil."
- 1 Corinthians 13:4-5
"And above all things have fervent love for one another, for 'love will cover a multitude of sins."
- 1 Peter 4:8
"A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another."
"And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling aroma."
- Ephesians 5:2
"Grace is God's best idea. His decision to ravage a people by love, to rescue passionately, and to restore justly—what rivals it?"
- Max Lucado
"Grace is the free, undeserved goodness and favor of God to mankind."
- Matthew Henry
"Grace is love that cares and stoops and rescues."
- John Stott
"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
"Grace is the voice that calls us to change and then gives us the power to pull it off."
- Max Lucado
"Grace is the face that love wears when it meets imperfection."
- Joseph R. Cooke
"Grace is the good pleasure of God that inclines Him to bestow benefits upon the undeserving."
- A.W. Tozer
"Grace is the overflowing favor of God, and you can always count on it being available to draw upon as needed."
- Charles Stanley
"Grace is love in action, love with sleeves rolled up and knees bent."
- John Ortberg
"Grace is the love of God shown to the unlovely; the peace of God given to the restless; the unmerited favor of God."
- J. Vernon McGee
"Grace is the very opposite of merit."
- C.S. Lewis
"Grace is the celebration of life, relentlessly hounding all the non-celebrants in the world."
- Robert Capon
"Grace is not part of consciousness; it is the amount of light in our souls, not knowledge nor reason."
- Pope Francis
"Grace is the beauty of form under the influence of freedom."
- Friedrich Schiller
"Grace is the inner voice that tells us we are loved and offers us the chance to start over."
- Sue Monk Kidd
"Grace is not a little prayer you chant before receiving a meal. It's a way to live."
- Jackie Windspear
"Grace is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it."
- Mark Twain
"Grace is the power that enables us to become more like Christ and carry out His work on earth."
- Joyce Meyer
"And of His fullness we have all received, and grace for grace."
- John 1:16
"The LORD is gracious and full of compassion, slow to anger and great in mercy."
- Psalm 145:8
"For the law was given through Moses, but grace and truth came through Jesus Christ."
- John 1:17
In wrapping up, we believe that the teachings of the Bible, especially those about God's grace, can resonate deeply with everyone, regardless of personal faith. We sincerely hope that our selection of 51 Bible verses and the accompanying 7 quotes inspire you and give you strength in your journey.
Wisdom can be found in many places, and the Bible's message of love, hope, and resilience is an open invitation to all.