Inspirational Quotes and Bible Verses

The following Bible Verses and additional quotes can serve as wonderful inspiration and motivation for those looking to strengthen their faith and body

“Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your body.” –1 Corinthians 6:19-20

“Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize. Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last; but we do it to get a crown that will last forever. Therefore I do not run like a man running aimlessly; I do not fight like a man beating the air. No, I beat my body and make it my slave so that after I have preached to others, I myself will not be disqualified for the prize.”  –1 Corinthians 9:24-27

“So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.”                –1 Corinthians 10:31

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong. -2 Corinthians 12:9-10 

“Thanks be to God for his indescribable gift!”  -2 Corinthians 9:15 

“But as for you, be strong and do not give up, for your work will be rewarded.”                 -2 Chronicles 15:7

“Each one should test their own actions. Then they can take pride in themselves alone, without comparing themselves to someone else”  –Galatians 6:4

“let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith.” -Hebrews 12:1-2 

“No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it. Therefore strengthen your feeble arms and weak knees.” –Hebrews 12:11-12

“But those who wait for the LORD shall renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint.”              -Isaiah 40:31

The power of the LORD came on Elijah and, tucking his cloak into his belt, he ran ahead of Ahab all the way to Jezreel. –1 Kings 18:46

“The spirit is willing, but the body is weak.”  -Matthew 26:41

“When you walk, your step will not be hampered; and if you run, you will not stumble.”  – Proverbs 4:12

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight” -Proverbs 3:5-6

“My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.”  –Psalm 73:26″

“And not only that, but we also boast in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, and hope does not disappoint us, because God’s love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit that has been given to us.” – Romans 5:3-5

“Physical training is good, but training for godliness is much better, promising benefits in this life and in the life to come.” -1 Timothy 4:8

To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift. -Steve Prefontaine

“A marathon is like life- it’s not how long it is, but how good it is, is what matters” -Bart Yasso

The only limit to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today. -Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.” – Lance Armstrong

The good Lord gave you a body that can stand most anything. It’s your mind you have to convince. -Vincent Lombardi

Ability is what you are capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. -Lou Holtz

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall -Confucius

That which does not kill us makes us stronger. -Friedrich Nietzsche

Within each of us is a hidden store of determination. Determination to keep us in the race when all seems lost. -Roger Dawson

“Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.” – Winston Churchill

6 Responses to Inspirational Quotes and Bible Verses

  1. run5kaday says:

    Thank you for this wonderful set of uplifting verses!! What a comfort is the Word.
    All God’s best to you!

  2. Padma Rai says:

    This is really a inspiration for me! Thanks! I will enjoy sharing this with my families and friends! 🙂 Amen!

  3. Wanda says:

    I love reading your blog,can you tell me where in the Bible talks about footprints?This is a quote I always loved.

    • rxnickrun says:

      Thank you for reading my blog! I don’t think that there are specific bible verses that address footprints as it relates to this poem. However, I assume it was the Word of God that inspired the author Mary Stevenson.
      God Bless

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