When you memorize Scripture, you infuse your life with God’s wisdom and guidance.
Did you know that memorizing Scripture can be an important part of growing your faith? Storing God’s Word deep in your heart empowers you to face every situation with His wisdom, protection and guidance.
These 10 verses are a great starting point to begin committing Bible verses to memory. Biblehub.com is a helpful resource to review and compare translations and find the version that speaks to you. As you read these verses take time with each passage, repeat it, think about it, pray it. Soon, you’ll find these verses come to mind when you need them, offering the guidance or inspiration you need at that moment.
1. I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you. Psalm 119:11 (ESV)
2. 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 (NIV)
3. I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13 (NKJV)
4. For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. John 3:16 (NIV)
5. A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. John 13:34 (NIV)
6. Don't worry about anything, but in everything, through prayer and petition with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. Philippians 4:6 (ESB)
7. The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? Psalm 27:1 (KJV)
8. Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. Hebrews 13:8 (NIV)
9. And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. Romans 8:28 (NIV)
10. Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” John 14:6 (NIV)