30 Important Baseball Bible Verses

Genesis 1:1 – God Created the Pitch

“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.”

Exodus 15:3 – The Lord Strikes the Ball

“The Lord is a warrior; the Lord is his name.”

Deuteronomy 28:7 – Victory Through His Strength

“The Lord will grant that the enemies who rise up against you will be defeated before you. They will come at you from one direction but flee from you in seven.”

Psalms 18:29 – The Lord’s Swing is Perfect

“With your help, I can advance against a troop; with my God, I can scale a wall.”

Psalms 55:22 – Cast Your Glove on the Lord

“Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.”

Proverbs 27:17 – Iron Sharpens Iron

“As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.”

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Isaiah 40:31 – Soaring High Above the Outfield

“But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”

Jeremiah 29:11 – God’s Game Plan

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”

Zechariah 4:6 – Not by Power, but by My Spirit

“So he said to me, ‘This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,’ says the Lord Almighty.”

Matthew 5:9 – Blessed Are the Peacemakers

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.”

Matthew 11:28 – Find Rest in Christ

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”

Matthew 16:24 – Take Up Your Bat and Follow Me

“Then Jesus said to his disciples, ‘Whoever wants to be my disciple must deny themselves and take up their bat and follow me.”

Mark 12:30 – Love the Game with All Your Heart

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.”

Luke 6:31 – Treat Umpires as You Want to Be Treated

“Do to others as you would have them do to you.”

John 14:6 – The Way, the Truth, and the Strike Zone

“Jesus answered, ‘I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”

Acts 20:35 – It’s More Blessed to Give Than to Receive the Game Ball

“In everything I did, I showed you that by this kind of hard work we must help the weak, remembering the words the Lord Jesus himself said: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’”

Romans 15:13 – Abound in Hope Through the Power of the Holy Spirit

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.”

1 Corinthians 9:24 – Run the Race to Win

“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.”

2 Corinthians 5:17 – A New Creation in Baseball

“Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!”

Galatians 2:20 – Crucified with Christ at Home Plate

“I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.”

Ephesians 4:2 – Show Patience in the Dugout

“Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.”

Philippians 4:13 – I Can Hit All Pitches Through Christ

“I can do all this through him who gives me strength.”

Colossians 3:23 – Play Ball with all Your Heart

“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters.”

1 Thessalonians 5:18 – Give Thanks for Every Play

“Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.”

2 Timothy 1:7 – Play Fearlessly, Not With a Spirit of Timidity

“For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love, and self-discipline.”

Hebrews 12:1 – Run the Bases and Lay Aside Every Weight

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, 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.”

James 1:12 – Crown of Life for the Player who Endures

“Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him.”

1 Peter 4:10 – Use Your Talents for the Team

“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.”

1 John 3:18 – Love Each Other in the Locker Room

“Dear children, let us not love with words or speech but with actions and in truth.”

Revelation 3:20 – Jesus Knocks at the Batter’s Box

“Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me.”

Genesis 2:7 – The Lord Breathes Life into the Game

“Then the Lord God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being.”

Exodus 3:5 – The Ground is Holy

“Do not come any closer,” God said. “Take off your sandals, for the place where you are standing is holy ground.”

Deuteronomy 30:20 – Choose to Play for the Lord

“And that you may love the Lord your God, listen to his voice, and hold fast to him. For the Lord is your life, and he will give you many years in the land he swore to give to your fathers, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob.”

Psalms 16:11 – In His Presence, There is Fullness of Joy

“You make known to me the path of life; you will fill me with joy in your presence, with eternal pleasures at your right hand.”

Proverbs 2:2 – Apply His Teachings to the Field

“Turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding.”

Isaiah 41:10 – Fear Not, God is With You at Bat

“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

Jeremiah 17:7 – Trust in the Lord on the Mound

“But blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him.”

Zechariah 10:4 – The Cornerstone of the Team

“From Judah will come the cornerstone, from him the tent peg, from him the battle bow, from him every ruler.”

Matthew 18:20 – Teammates in His Name

“For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.”

Mark 8:36 – Winning the World Series, losing the Soul

“What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul?”

Luke 12:15 – Life is More Than Winning the Game

“Then he said to them, ‘Watch out! Be on your guard against all kinds of greed; life does not consist in an abundance of possessions.”

John 15:13 – There is No Greater Love than to Lay Down a Bunt

“Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”

Acts 1:8 – You Will be My Witnesses on the Field

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.”

Romans 8:28 – All Things Work Together for Good

“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.”

1 Corinthians 10:31 – Play for the Glory of God

“So whether you eat or drink or whatever you do, do it all for the glory of God.”

2 Corinthians 4:9 – Struck Down, but Not Out

“persecuted, but not abandoned; struck down, but not destroyed.”

Galatians 6:9 – Keep Swinging, Don’t Grow Weary

“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.”

Ephesians 6:10 – Put on the Full Armor of God on the Field

“Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power.”

Philippians 3:14 – Press on Toward the Championship

“I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.”

Colossians 3:2 – Set Your Mind on the Things Above

“Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.”

1 Thessalonians 5:11 – Encourage Each Other on the Field

“Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.”

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