25 Favorite Scripture Verses Taken from the Bible


Here are some of NAAV’s favorite scripture verses taken from the Old and New Testament of the Bible.

Set aside time to carefully read, concentrate and establish ways to memorize these Scripture verses.  The Scripture verses are taken from God’s Word are the most important verses you can read each day.

As you read the Scripture verses, seek to learn more about the Lord our God, your relationship with Him, and how you can live each day for Him.  God’s Word “is a lamp for your feet, and a light on your path” (Psalm 119-105).


Spend time to reflect on what each Scripture verse is saying.  Make each Scripture verse part of your prayer starter as you talk with your heavenly Father.  When you talk with others share the Scripture verses that you have memorized with others.  “Great are the works of the LORD; they are pondered by all who delight in them” (Psalm 111:2).


It is my prayer that in these favorite Scripture verses you will find encouragement, hope, challenge, and comfort as you draw closer to the Lord our God and grow in your love for Him and others.


Scripture Verses for Meditation and Memory:


“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.”  Then God said, “Let there be Light”, and there was light.”  (Genesis 1:1, 3)


“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)


“For God did not send His Son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved.” (John 3:17)


“But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things (bread, water, clothing and shelter) shall be added to you.”  (Matthew 6:33)


“For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God; …” (Romans 3:23)


For the wages of sine is death; … but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.”  (Romans 6:23)


“But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”

(Romans 5:8)


“For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.”  (Romans 10:13)


“That if you confess with your mouth the Lord Jesus and believe in your heart that God has raised Him from the dead, you will be saved.”  (Romans 10:9)


“Likewise, I say to you, there is joy in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents.”  (Romans 15:10)

“I tell you, no; but unless you repent you will all likewise perish.”   (Luke 13:5)


“Most assuredly, I say to you, unless one is born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.”  (John 3:3)


“I am the light of the world.  He who follows Me shall not walk in darkness, but have the light of life.”

(John 8:12)


“And as you go, preach, saying, ‘The kingdom of heaven is at hand.’”  (Matthew 10:7)


“For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there in the midst of them.”  (Matthew 18:20)


“Most assuredly, I say to you, he who hears My word and believes in Him who sent Me has everlasting life, and shall not come into judgment, but as passed from death into life.”  (John 5:24)


“Do not labor for the food which perishes, but for the good which endures to everlasting life, which the Son of Man will give you, because God the Father has set His seal on Him.”  (John 6:27)


“Jesus said to him, “‘You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.’  “This is the first and great commandment.  “And the second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’”  (Matthew 22:37, 38, 39)


“Therefore, you also be ready; for the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.”  (Matthew 24:44)


“Whoever commits sin also commits lawlessness, and sin is lawlessness.”  (1 John 3:4)


“And Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life.  He who comes to Me shall never hunger, and he who believes in Me shall never thirst.”  (John 6:35)


“Then Jesus said, “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do.”  And they divided His garments and cast lots.”  (Luke 23:34)


“If My people who are called by My name will humble themselves, and pray and seek My face, and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin and heal their land.” 

(2 Chronicles 7:14)


“But of that day and hour no one knows, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father.”  “Take heed, watch and pray; for you do not know when the time is.”  (Mark 13: 32, 33)


“For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of an archangel, and with the trumpet of God.  And the dead in Christ will rise first.  Then we who are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air.  And thus we shall always be with the Lord.”  ( 1 Thessalonians 4:16, 17)








Heavenly Father, please help me to choose good and not evil.  Help me to choose strength, and not weakness.  Make me, Lord, to yield myself to You and not to fear.  Lord, help me to use the full power of the Holy Spirit You have given me to overcome fear in this world.  O Lord, I surrender my life to You and realize the power of the Holy Spirit that is within me to overcome challenges in my life.  Help me to use the power You have given me to overcome shortcomings in myself through the help of my Lord Jesus Christ, in whose name I pray.  Amen.


All Scripture verses are taken from the New King James Version of the Bible.


By Constance A. Burns, NAAV Contributor for Moments of Meditation and Scriptural Readings; email: cburns@naavets.org

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