Inspirational Bible Verses – Read inspirational quotes from the Bible that can help inspire you in times of doubt, loss, mourning, sadness, or hopelessness. The Holy Bible has many passages that can encourage you and give you the strength you need to get through each day.
2 Timothy 3:16 tells us that ALL Scripture is inspired by God and useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting, and training in righteousness. The Bible is a work of God that was written by human men that were inspired by God. What better source of inspiration than our Creator! Whether you are looking for motivation, encouragement, reassurance, or peace, the Bible can inspire you!
This collection of inspirational Bible verses can lead you into a deeper understanding of who God is and what His plan is for your life. He wants to “prosper you and not to harm you, to give hope and a future” (Jeremiah 29:11) You can also send these to a family member or friend in need and be assured that God can work miracles when we choose to believe His promises! Use these verses to be inspired and motivated to continue believing and having faith!
Advent is a season of preparation and waiting for the celebration of Jesus’ birth at Christmas. The term advent is from the Latin translation of “coming.” God’s prophecies in the Old Testament prepared the way for His promise. During December, Christians take part in advent as a way to celebrate the promise of the Savior, Jesus Christ both at birth and looking forward to His return. During this season, Bible verses that detail the coming of Jesus can prepare our hearts to receive Christ. Read this Scripture together with your family to celebrate the birth of Jesus!
Advent begins four Sundays before December 25. The following 28 Scriptures can be broken into four weeks with a passage for each day!
Bible Verses About Anger – Get a biblical perspective on dealing with anger and how to handle emotions. Read Bible quotes about being angry and not sinning. Discover how to live free from the control of anger.
The Bible speaks often of athletic analogies and stories as encouragements for persevering. There are many verses that can offer athletes motivation and inspiration for training and competition. Remember that whether you win or lose, God can be glorified through your hard work and effort!
Throughout Scripture, God affirms the the value of every human life—from children in the womb to the elderly. Let these Bible verses inspire you about how valuable you are in the sight of the One who made you and gave you life.
Lives are filled with various forms of temptations. It’s our forgiving God’s words where people can find the encouragement and strength to overcome these cravings. These Bible verses provide inspiration to overcoming the power of addiction with the faith and spirit of the Lord.
There are many different depictions of angels in the world today. We are fascinated by the idea of heavenly beings and it’s not hard to find jewelry, art, or even garden decorations with tiny baby cherub or elegant beings. Many of us would be surprised to see what the Bible has to say about angels! These Bible verses about angels will give you a true picture of these heavenly beings.
Through scripture we can gain an idea of how God views babies – they are his creations, and are therefore a blessing to us all. Use these Bible Verses for a better understanding of God’s view of babies, and also for inspiration for blessing the births of new born. Encourage parents to be, an expecting mom, and family with Scripture that celebrates new life
Baptism is an important event in the believer’s walk with Jesus Christ. The Bible talks about both water immersion baptism in which a believer makes a public confession of their faith. Jesus lead the way in example of water baptism! If you are wondering what it means to be baptized in the Christian faith, these verses should point you in the right direction and help you understand what it means to be baptized.
The saying “Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder,” goes to say that defining beauty can be tough. However, God’s words can lead us to discover what our individual meaning of beauty truly is and should be; that is deter from looking at physical appearance for God looks at the heart in all people and things. Use these Bible verses to find the real beauty in yourself, others, and what surrounds us.
There is “A time to keep silent, and a time to speak” – Ecclesiates 3:7. Being quiet can be a struggle, but it can also be a good virtue to have. The Bible commends those who are able to keep the peace and listen, however, discourages being quiet due to timidness. Through God’s words we can be empowered to speak out for it can lead to great things. Through these Bible verses we can find a balance.
If there is anyone who can relate to us about betrayal, it is God. Despite all who betrayed Him, He still found it in his heart to help, forgive, and rebuild relationships. Through scripture we can find the strength to do the same. Use these Bible verses to help you overcome the pain of betrayal and encouragement to forgive.
Blessings can be associated with protection and happiness. God’s blessings protects us, and helps guide us to the path of happiness and righteousness. Use these Bible verses to remind you of the ultimate blessing of protection promised to us, when Jesus died for us on the cross, and use them as a direction to the right path He intended for us.
Finding out that you or a loved one has cancer can be overwhelming and discomforting. We don’t always know what God’s purpose is in such devastating afflictions, but we can trust that God has a reason and a plan for us. Turn to these bible verses for inspiration, comfort and peace of mind.
There seems to always be a guarantee in life that change will happen. Change is something we tend to fear and become anxious about because we do not feel in control of life. The good news is that God has a plan for your life to hope, future, and to prosper. If we trust in God and allow the change to grow us to become more like Jesus Christ in how we respond and act, then we are promised that all things will work together for good for those who love Him and keep His commandments! We hope this list of Bible verses and stories of change will give you peace and encouragement as you face the ups and downs in life.
As believers, church attendance is of high importance. It is a place we can all come together to worship, be encouraged, and learn from God’s words for spiritual growth. Let these Bible verses encourage and remind you of why attending church is essential to our lives.
God’s Word is filled with promises of strength and courage if we place our confidence in Jesus Christ. It’s so easy to become disappointed because we don’t see life going the way we want it to and we do not see the big picture that God is working through everything to produce in us a character like Jesus Christ. We lose confidence in trusting God and begin to trust in ourselves and what we can accomplish. Pride and arrogance takes over quick and we find ourselves forgetting the goodness and grace of God. Then before we know it, something happens or goes wrong that we cannot control and we blame God. The truth is that nothing apart from God can save us or make us whole. Jesus is the answer and without Him at the center of our lives, we will continue to struggle with having confidence. We hope this collection of Bible verses about having confidence brings your courage and strength through the love of God.
Not everyone is truly content with with his or her life. Often times we are unsatisfied and seek more for what we don’t have and who we are. Through scripture however, we are commanded to be content with all we have in life. Use these Bible verses to remind you not of you don’t have and who you are not, but of what you do have, who you are, and who you can be.
With God’s protection and guidance we should be able to conquer fears and live a life full of courage. It is God that commands us to have courage, for having courage means having faith and confidence in Him. Through scripture we can find the courage God desires us to have.
Drinking alcohol is a very hot topic among Christians that has been argued and discussed for thousands of years. God warns us to not be drunk and describes certain situations where someone should not drink, but the Bible never says that alcohol is wrong. Since the Bible doesn’t absolutely forbid drinking alcohol, whether or not someone should drink is a personal decision to make for yourself. Below are some Bible verses that should help guide you toward the right decision for yourself.
Let these Bible verses inspire you to proceed through whatever challenges you may face in life. Let them help you gain endurance, for endurance leads to growth in character and hope.
It is natural for us to encounter others we may not get along with, and of those we may consider them to be “enemies.” It is important for us however, to remember that they are just humans too. Remember that our number one enemy is Satan. He takes form in many ways, and is everywhere in the world today- we cannot let him lead us to commit such sins. We must forgive and bless each other, and turn to God to strengthen our will against Satan.Turn to these Bible verses on enemies to help understand.
God’s word is very clear in telling us that all men are created equal and every single person can be a child of God, receiving the full inheritance of heaven. We can look toward the Bible to learn how to love and serve everyone no matter what their age, color, or ethnicity, gender or nationality. Teach these Bible verses to your children and future generations so that the love of God for all men equality can be respected and treasured!
Both the Old Testament and New Testament teach the value of fasting, which is abstaining from food or drink in order to focus on prayer and seeking God’s will. Through many examples of people in the Bible who fasted, we can know that God grants supernatural revelation and wisdom through this practice. Scripture tells us that fasting will help us grow a more intimate relationship with Christ and will open our eyes to what He wants to teach us.
If you are wondering how to fast such as for how long, what to abstain from, and what to pray, these Bible verses about fasting will help guide you on your journey!
When you feel like giving up, you are missing out on what God has to offer. There are so many things that demand our attention and while it may be good to leave behind unhealthy relationships, jobs, and habits, it’s also important to keep fighting for what is good and right. Fight for marriage, fight for your kids, fight for your health – don’t give up! Know that you are not alone, and know that we are in the hands of God- He will provide us with strength when we need it. Use these Bible verses to find the trust and strength from God for encouragement.
God’s will for our lives has reason and purpose. It is through scripture, where we can find meaning and principles discerning God’s will. Use these Bible verses to gain a better understanding.
Good Friday is the Friday preceding Easter Sunday and is the day Jesus Christ was crucified on the cross. We can celebrate on Good Friday because Christ’s death was a sacrifice so that we could receive the gift of eternal life. Jesus bore our sins, shame, and burden on the cross. The results changed the course of humanity and what man meant for evil through killing Jesus, God meant for good!
God knows that money is on our mind a lot. So much so that Jesus spoke and taught about money more than he did any other topic! God knows that greed will destroy us. If we become focused on accumulating more wealth, we become focused and driven by greed and are never content. Often, greed opens the door to other sins and we find ourselves falling farther from God and what He has for our lives. We must be careful to protect our hearts and minds against greed and to practice contentment. Not only to live being satisfied and thankful for what God has given us but also in being generous in giving!
We all want to be happy, but sometimes trying to find happiness can be a struggle. Often times we search for it in all the wrong places or ways, when the answer is much simpler- God. “Happy are the people whose God is the Lord” Psalm 144:15. The Bible guides us to happiness through God’s Word!
Hatred is a feeling that can be both Godly and sinful depending on what it is that is causing us to hate. The Bible speaks of loving God and hating evil (Psalm 97:10) and hating the assembly of evildoers (Psalm 26:5) and hating falsehood (Psalm 119:116). The more we become like Christ and understand the love of God, the more we will being to hate hypocrisy, godlessness, and evil of the world. However, we are also warned over and over in the Bible of how hatred and bitterness can destroy us. God tells us in Scripture that hate is a heart issue and that someone who hates a brother is a murderer! (1 John 3:15) We are encouraged to love one another, keep short records of wrongs, and forgive others, not harboring bitterness or anger in our hearts. This collection of Bible verses about hate will help you gain wisdom on how to handle hate with God’s power through the Holy Spirit!
Through scripture, we can find God’s guidance to good health, as it is rated of high importance. These bible verses expose us to God’s rules for good physical, mental, and spiritual health.
Teaching children the importance of giving to others, whether time, money or energy, is one of the most valuable character traits in a child of God. The Bible is filled with verses and examples of people of all ages helping others. It doesn’t matter if you have a lot to give or a little, it’s the heart that matters! Read these Scriptures about helping others and be encouraged today to go make a difference in someone’s life! You never know how a small act of kindness can draw someone closer to God.
There are many different sources of insecurity, but among them is the lack of trust and confidence in God. Use these Bible verses to assure you that God has given us purpose for our lives, and to rid of all doubt we have in His plan for us, for doubt is said to be the work of Satan.
All through scripture we can identify the importance of integrity. In the sinful world we live in today, it is obvious that our integrity is imperfect. Perfect integrity can be found in Jesus, and through him we are able to aim towards true integrity for ourselves. Use these Bible verses for a better understanding.
Jealousy is a powerful force, that we often need God’s words to help us overcome it. These Bible verses lead us back to the path of patience, faith, and self control.
There is concern for justice in our world today. However, to achieve justice for the world, we must better understand how God views it.Turn to these Bible verses for a better understanding of God intentions.
God encourages his people to be kind to one another, even enemies. These Bible verses allow God to speak to hearts on the importance of kindness, which in the end leads to good in the world.
Through God’s words we gain an understanding that God is the one who gives the gift of knowledge- that is an understanding or awareness of something. The Lord however, grants knowledge to those who have an honest relationship with him. This collection of bible verses give insights to the value of knowledge and the path to gaining it.
Light is used to symbolize God, faith or holiness throughout scripture. Use these Bible verses to to gain a better understanding and interpretation of the positive notion light has in the Bible.
Lust is a temptation and an evil that overcomes many of us. It is born of Satan and the flesh. Every single one of us is subject to lust. If we are to overcome it, we must be strong. Use these Bible verses to find out why you should resist lust, and use them to strengthen yourself.
God created us to be instruments with the ability to sing and make music. Music is an important part of worship and praise to God, so it only seems fitting that bible verses about music can be found throughout scripture. Rejoice in the sound through this collection of bible verses about music!
Nature is one of God’s beautiful creations. Through nature, God is able to teach us, speak to us, and provide for us. For this reason, we can find in scripture that we humans are called to protect all which is of He has created. Use these Bible verses for a better understanding.
God created humans to have unique characteristics and purpose. However he designed us also to have a commonality of contentment with our lives through His will. We discover our true identity the more closely we are drawn to Him. Use these Bible verses to understand more about our identity in Christ, and how to not lose sight of who we are destined to be.
Sinful thoughts are often something we believers struggle with. Sometimes we have no control as to what thoughts enter our minds, however we are able to take control of these thoughts. God’s Word’s help us to recognize our thoughts for what they really are, and how to act (or not act) upon them. Use these Bible verses to help control your thoughts in a way God encourages us to.
Pentecost was a Jewish festival that happened during the Feast of First Fruits. Happening 50 days after Passover, which celebrated Israel’s deliverance from Egypt, Pentecost was a time to celebrate the initial harvest feast. Israel gathered together to offer the Lord two loaves of wheat bread made from firstfruits of the grain. In Acts 2, the Holy Spirit comes to the apostles to fulfill Jesus’s words that they would receive power from the Holy Spirit to glorify God’s name to all nations. As a result, we, the church and body of Christ, are called to bear witness to all nations through the power of the Holy Spirit to glorify the name of God!
We all struggle with pride in life! Sadly, many of us do not realize the potential that waits for us if we just let go of our pride and move forward in God’s plan. In fact, the Bible goes so far as to warn us that God hates the sin of pride and will discipline the proud! Let us not see ourselves as “wise in our own eyes” but let us become humble and willing to learn from God and others! Memorize these Bible verses about pride to help you focus on being like Jesus Christ, our ultimate example of selflessness who gave Himself on the cross for us!
As humans, we want to see God’s protection as a magic force field that keeps us from all harm. Yes, God has to stop any evil or destruction but we must remember that we live in a fallen world where we have free will and sometimes God works in ways that we do not understand. Sometimes God’s protection comes in the form of peace and strength in the middle of despair. Sometimes God’s protection comes as an ending because he sees something more on the horizon that we cannot see. As a believer in Jesus, we are promised a new life covered under the protection of God in which NOTHING can separate us from His love. Rest knowing that no matter what hardship you face, God is your provider and protector! These Bible verses about protection will help you focus on knowing there is a bigger plan and God has chosen you for greater things!
God created all people, and created them differently for reasons and purpose we may not understand. Regardless of how we perceive other people to be, they are God’s creations, and it God’s will for us to show respect to everyone. Use these Bible verses to be reminded why respect is important to show to everyone.
The Bible is very clear on our role with seeking revenge. In Romans 12:19, God tells us to never take revenge and to leave it to the Lord. God is the ultimate judge and when we seek revenge, we are taking His place. When we become overwhelmed with what others have done wrong, we become filled with anger and find ourselves focused on hate. God’s love and forgiveness is seen in our ability to love and forgive. Read these Bible verse about revenge to better understand the life of freedom that God wants for you!
God gives us very clear guidance in His Word on how we can best experience the gift of intimacy and love that He gave to us through sex. If you are wondering what the Bible says about pre-marital sex or marital sex, use the verses below to study in context what God would have for you to learn. Sex was meant as wonderful experience between husband and wife to provide physical, emotional and spiritual bonding. If you are feeling overwhelmed with a sexual sin remember that God promises to forgive us and cleanse us from all unrighteousness (1 John 1:9). God wants to pour grace on you so you can move forward in healing from hurtful sexual choices and into a place of fulfillment!
Through scripture we know that God wants us to succeed in life. By growing and using our faith & trust in the Lord we can be strengthened to fulfill His will for our lives- this is true success. Use these collection of Bible verses to gain a better understanding of how God defines success, and how we can truly succeed in life.
Many people who struggle with suicidal thoughts feel like they are alone. You would be surprised by how much the Bible talks about suicide. There are several helpful examples of those who took their life and many reminders of hope throughout Scripture. Even though these stories from the Bible are of people overwhelmed by fear, guilt, heartache, illness, pride, disillusionment and hopelessness, no where in God’s Word does it indicate that suicide is an unforgivable sin. The Bible is very clear in that the only sin which cannot be forgiven is refusal to believe in Jesus Christ.
Read and share these Bible verses about suicide and hope, recognizing that God can turn any life around for glory and joy. There is supernatural strength and healing when you claim the power of God and gain support to fight on. Note if you or a loved one is struggling with suicidal thoughts, please get help. Do not face this on your own. There is hope and healing, and there are many who will journey through this trial with you.
These collection of Bible verses speak of the events that happened around the birth of Jesus.
Honest hard work- this is something God seeks from all of us. God’s words tell us that working hard, but with faith in mind, can lead to the great things he has planned for us. Use these collection of Bible verses to encourage and motivate you to do the best you can do everyday.
Through scripture we know that God values our bodies. Our bodies are said to be a temple of the Holy Spirit, and we are called to take care of and honor God’s temple. God’s words lead use to use our bodies and the gifts He has given us to achieve the will of God. Use these Bible verses for a better understanding.
Celebrate God’s blessing of life with these Bible verses that are perfect for sending to someone on their birthday. Every life is precious and God has a plan for every baby that is born. The Bible is filled with promises of hope and a future. Take time on your birthday or the birthday of a family member or friend to remember that God is the giver of life and He loves you!
Sometimes with older age, it can be saddening to think time is thinning. Let these Bible verses for Grandparents encourage you to rejoice in the lives and memories you helped create, and let them give you comfort in knowing that no matter our age, God’s love and guidance for us will not diminish.
What does the Bible have to say about Halloween? Should Christians celebrate this pagan-influenced holiday? These verses will help you examine the issue for yourself before you go trick-or-treating.
God’s Word encourages us to raise children in the way they should go and when they are old, they will not depart from it. Proverbs 22:6. As parents, grandparents, and mentors it’s important for us to help our children learn and understand the promises of God. If we do lead as examples of Jesus Christ and we speak Scriptures of promise but also of warnings to our children, they will know the way to choose. Even when we fail to see God working in the lives of our children, we can have faith that his Word will not return void!
Use these Bible verses for kids to help your children learn the principles and values in life that God wants them to follow to receive His blessings!
The beginning of work is from the beginning of time. God Himself worked for six days and rested on the seventh. When God completed creation He called it “very good”. We are created in the image of God and are designed to experience success and fulfillment through hard work! As Christians, we should view our jobs as an opportunity to serve God through perseverance and patience, and serve others through a Christ-like attitude. This collection of Bible verses can be used to reflect on your work during Labor Day and any time of the year!
As believers, we are called to actively spread God’s words and love to make a positive difference in the world, whether it be our loved ones, or strangers from another country. Use this collection of Bible verses about missions for inspiration in making a difference in the world today.
Grieving can be the most difficult time for people. Trying to balance the feelings of pain and loss while going forward with your everyday life. With this collection of bible verses, we can turn to God’s word for ease and comfort as we look to overcoming grief.
Through scripture we find that if we are faithful to Him and confess our sins, we will be forgiven and cleansed. Through prayer and spiritual growth, we can more easily put our past behind us and move forward to achieve the great things God has planned for us. Use this collection of Bible verses for encouragement to put the past behind you.
The teenage years can be difficult and lonely as most teens struggle to fit in and take on new responsibilities. Media and peers both constantly bombard youth with the message that they are never good enough and will never measure up. No wonder most teens end up hopeless and lonely! Teens can use as much encouragement and love as we can give them! Use these bible verses for teens to offer words of comfort and hope to our youth.
We all experience times of adversity in our lifetime. As the saying goes, what doesn’t kill us makes us stronger. Turn to God and His words during times of adversity for strength and comfort. When we put our faith in him, he will help guide us to the path of happiness and peace.
73. Bible Verses for Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s day can create a variety of emotions for different people. For some it creates great satisfaction celebrating the love you have between you and your friends & family. For others it can cause feelings of loneliness. Whether you are single or in a relationship, let these Bible verses encourage you to celebrate, for God has unconditional and indescribable love for us.
74. Bible Verses for Women
The Bible is filled with wisdom and encouragement for women of all ages. Let’s take a look at bible verses about women so we can understand the special role that God has for all women. You will be inspired and challenged when you realize all that the Lord has in store for you as a woman of God!
75. Bible Verses on Judging
It is very easy to be confused when you hear that Christians are to “judge not” but also to discern and judge what is truth. Jesus tells us to look at our own sin before judging someone else. The Bible tells us we are to confront others sin with truth and love in respect. Read these Bible verses for more specific truths when it comes to the Christian life and what it means to not judge.
76. Bible Verses to Comfort You
Hurt and pain are guaranteed in this world. Jesus tells is that we will have trouble BUT that we can take heart because He has overcome the world! (John 16:33) Through scripture we know that God is faithful, and is always looking over us. He truly cares, and is our protector and comforter in times of need. Whatever the circumstance may be, we can use these Bible verses to provide comfort and peace.
77. Children Bible Verses
Bible Verses for and About Children – Read verses about how children are a blessing from God and other children related topics, such as parents, family, faith, and death. Read verses from the Holy Bible about children in relation to God, Jesus Christ, and the Christian faith.
78. Bible Verses about Christmas
Bible Verses and Scriptures About Christmas – Read what Scripture tells us about the birth of Jesus Christ in Bethlehem, the nativity story and why we have the Christian celebration of Christmas
79. Bible Verses about Communion
Communion began on the annual celebration of Passover when Jesus told his disciples to remember his sacrifice as they ate the bread and drank the wine. Just as Israel was celebrated the sacrifice of the Passover lamb when the angel of death passed over their homes, so believers in Jesus celebrate and remember his sacrifice of our sins when he died on the cross.
Holy communion uses bread as a symbol of his body and wine as a symbol of his blood. The act of taking communion does not save us, it is an act of worship and remembrance. Many churches and denominations have different views of communion, and hopefully these Bible verses about communion will help you decide for yourself how to best observe and remember Christ’s sacrifice.
80. Bible Verses about Dating
Bible Verses About Dating – Christian relationships are talked about throughout the Bible in the Old and New Testaments. The Bible covers topics relating to dating, relationships, friendships, forgiveness, and others that help provide biblical guidance for Christians to follow.
81. Day of Jesus Ascension
After His resurrection, Jesus appeared to His disciples, friends, and others. Forty days after his body was resurrected, Jesus and His disciples went up to Mount Olivet where Jesus promised them that the Holy Spirit would come to give them strength and power in being witnesses to all nations for God’s glory. After saying these things, Jesus ascended into heaven, meaning a literal bodily return to heaven. Many onlookers saw and bore witness on that day of Jesus’s ascension. As a cloud began to hid Jesus as he ascended, two angels appeared to the disciples and promised that Christ would “come back in the same way you have seen him go into heaven.”
82. Bible Verses about Death
Bible Verses About Death – Receive guidance, strength and encouragement by reading passages about death and related topics such as loss, grieving, and heaven. Read verses from the Holy Bible about death in relation to God, Jesus Christ, and the Christian faith.
83. Bible Verses about Depression
Depression Bible Verses – Discover the Bible says about depression and how to fight it. Find Scripture that will encourage us to find peace and joy in the midst of depressing circumstances and feelings. Overcome depression with the help of God and His Holy Spirit!
84. Bible Verses about Devotional
Bible Verses About Devotion – Gain nourishment in daily devotions with the Word of God. The Bible covers topics relating to devotions, prayer, repentance, forgiveness, and others that help provide biblical guidance for Christians to follow.
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