The bible which is derived from the latin word biblia meaning “books” is considered as the holy book of the christian religion, though it’s been shared also by Judaism in some aspects. The bible is believed by christians to contain messages from God, teachings by the old prophets inspired by the holy spirit, stories of occurrences, psalms and proverbs. All these were written down by the prophets in different times and ages for the benefit of subsequent generations.
The bible has travelled a long way and is considered as one of the oldest surviving books presently, and a best selling book which has recorded annual sales of up to 100 million copies. Though the bible was not initially written in chronological order, the link between different scripture can easily be noticed showing you how authentic and reliable it is, though recent works has been able to put it in chronological order for easy reading and understanding. The first section of the christian bible is the old testament which contains about 929 chapters, 23,145 verses, and about 137 plus verses that are not numbered, while the new testament contains about 260 chapters and 7,958 verses. The first book in the old testament is Genesis and the last is Malachi, while the first book in the new testament is Matthew and the last is Revelation.
The christians see the bible as a spiritual guide written by the old prophets out of inspiration by the holy spirit, hence for One to live a very successful christian life, One must believe and adhere to the holy book. Here is a list of 50 good bible verses you should know.
Inspirational Bible Verses
1) Philippians 4:13
“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”
2) Hebrews 13:5c-6
“I will never leave you nor forsake you. So we can confidently say, ‘The Lord is my helper; I will not fear; what can man do to me?’”
3) Romans 8:28
“And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.”
4) Romans 8:38-39
“For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.”
5) Jeremiah 29:11
For surely I know the plans I have for you, says the Lord, plans for your welfare and not for harm, to give you a future with hope.
Christmas Bible Verses
6) Micah 5:2
“But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah, though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from of old, from ancient times. ”
7) Isaiah 7:14
Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: The virgin will be with child and will give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel.
8) Luke 1:35
The angel answered, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. So the holy one to be born will be called the Son of God.
Love Bible Verses
9)1 John 4:7
Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.
10) Mark 12:31
The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these.
11) Romans 12:9
Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.
12) 1 Corinthians 13:13
And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.
13) Ephesians 5:25
Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her
14) Proverbs 10:12
Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrongs.
Forgiveness Bible Verses
15) 1 John 1:9
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.
16) Mark 11:25
And when you stand praying, if you hold anything against anyone, forgive him, so that your Father in heaven may forgive you your sins. ”
17) Ephesians 1:7
In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of sins, in accordance with the riches of God’s grace
18) Psalm 103:12
as far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us.
19) Matthew 26:28
This is my blood of the covenant, which is poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.
Hope Bible Verses
20) Psalm 147:11
the LORD delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love.
21) Genesis 8:1
But God remembered Noah and all the wild animals and the livestock that were with him in the ark, and he sent a wind over the earth, and the waters receded.
22) Joshua 10:25
Joshua said to them, “Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged. Be strong and courageous. This is what the LORD will do to all the enemies you are going to fight.”
23) John 5:6
When Jesus saw him lying there and learned that he had been in this condition for a long time, he asked him, “Do you want to get well?”
24) Job 11:18-19
You will be secure, because there is hope; you will look about you and take your rest in safety. You will lie down, with no one to make you afraid, and many will court your favor.
25) Proverbs 13:12
Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.
Thanksgiving Bible Verses
26) Psalm 100:4
Enter his gates with thanksgiving and his courts with praise; give thanks to him and praise his name.
27) Psalm 95:2-3
Let us come before him with thanksgiving and extol him with music and song. For the LORD is the great God, the great King above all gods.
28) 1 Chronicles 16:34
Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever.
29) Psalm 7:17
I will give thanks to the LORD because of his righteousness and will sing praise to the name of the LORD Most High.
30) Isaiah 12:4
In that day you will say: “Give thanks to the LORD, call on his name; make known among the nations what he has done, and proclaim that his name is exalted.
Marriage Bible Verses
31) Proverbs 5:18-19
Let your fountain be blessed, and rejoice in the wife of your youth, a lovely deer, a graceful doe. Let her breasts fill you at all times with delight; be intoxicated always in her love.
32) Proverbs 18:22
He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the LORD.
33) Proverbs 19:14
House and wealth are inherited from fathers, but a prudent wife is from the LORD.
34) Colossians 3:18-19
Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. Husbands, love your wives, and do not be harsh with them.
35) Deuteronomy 24:5
“When a man is newly married, he shall not go out with the army or be liable for any other public duty. He shall be free at home one year to be happy with his wife whom he has taken.
Salvation Bible Verses
36) Romans 3:23
for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,
37) Revelation 22:17
The Spirit and the bride say, “Come!” And let him who hears say, “Come!” Whoever is thirsty, let him come; and whoever wishes, let him take the free gift of the water of life.
38) Romans 8:38-39
For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
39) Hebrews 7:25
Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them.
40) Isaiah 57:12
I will expose your righteousness and your works, and they will not benefit you.
Dating Bible Verses
41) Amos 3:3
Do two walk together unless they have agreed to do so?
42) James 4:4
You adulterous people, don’t you know that friendship with the world is hatred toward God? Anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God.
43) 2 Corinthians 6:14-18
Do not be yoked together with unbelievers. For what do righteousness and wickedness have in common? Or what fellowship can light have with darkness?
44) Proverbs 7:6-21
At the window of my house I looked out through the lattice. I saw among the simple, I noticed among the young men, a youth who lacked judgment. He was going down the street near her corner, walking along in the direction of her house at twilight, as the day was fading, as the dark of night set in. Then out came a woman to meet him, dressed like a prostitute and with crafty intent.
45) Ephesians 5:19
Speak to one another with psalms, hymns and spiritual songs. Sing and make music in your heart to the Lord,
Relationship Bible verses
46) Proverbs 31:10-11
A wife of noble character who can find? She is worth far more than rubies. Her husband has full confidence in her and lacks nothing of value.
47) Exodus 20:12
“Honour your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land the LORD your God is giving you.
48) Ephesians 4:2-3
Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.
49) Proverbs 13:20
He who walks with the wise grows wise, but a companion of fools suffers harm.
50) John 15:13
Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.