30 Important Bible Verses About Art And Creativity

Genesis 1:1-2 – God’s Creation

“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the waters.”

Exodus 31:1-5 – Artistic Abilities Given by God

“Then the Lord said to Moses, ‘See, I have chosen Bezalel son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, and I have filled him with the Spirit of God, with wisdom, with understanding, with knowledge and with all kinds of skills— to make artistic designs for work in gold, silver and bronze, to cut and set stones, to work in wood, and to engage in all kinds of crafts.'”

1 Chronicles 15:16 – Music in Worship

“David told the leaders of the Levites to appoint their fellow Levites as musicians to make a joyful sound with musical instruments: lyres, harps and cymbals.”

2 Chronicles 2:13-14 – Skilled Craftsmen for God’s Temple

“And now I am sending a skilled man, endowed with understanding, Huram-abi, the son of a Danite woman and a Tyrian father, who knows how to work in gold, silver, bronze, iron, stone, and wood, and in purple, blue, and crimson fabrics, and who knows how to engravings, to work with the skilled men who are with me in Judah and Jerusalem, whom David my father provided.”

Psalm 33:3 – Praise Him with Stringed Instruments

“Sing to him a new song; play skilfully, and shout for joy.”

Psalm 139:14 – Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

“I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.”

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Proverbs 3:19 – God the Creator of Wisdom

“By wisdom the Lord laid the earth’s foundations, by understanding, He set the heavens in place.”

Proverbs 22:29 – Skillful Workers

“Do you see someone skilled in their work? They will serve before kings; they will not serve before officials of low rank.”

Ecclesiastes 3:11 – God’s Timing is Perfect

“He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.”

Ecclesiastes 9:10 – Do Everything with Excellence

“Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might, for in the realm of the dead, where you are going, there is neither working nor planning nor knowledge nor wisdom.”

Isaiah 40:28 – Creator of the Ends of the Earth

“Do you not know? Have you not heard? The Lord is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, and His understanding no one can fathom.”

Jeremiah 18:6 – The Potter and the Clay

“He said, ‘Can I not do with you, Israel, as this potter does?’ declares the Lord. ‘Like clay in the hand of the potter, so are you in my hand, Israel.'”

Matthew 5:16 – Let Your Light Shine

“In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.”

Matthew 25:15 – Talents from God

“To one he gave five talents of money, to another two talents, and to another one talent, each according to his ability. Then he went on his journey.”

Luke 12:24 – Consider the Ravens

“Consider the ravens: They do not sow or reap, they have no storeroom or barn; yet God feeds them. And how much more valuable you are than birds!”

Luke 19:13 – Investing God’s Resources

“So he called ten of his servants and gave them ten minas. ‘Put this money to work,’ he said, ‘until I come back.’

Romans 12:6-8 – Gifts Used for God’s Glory

“We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us. If your gift is prophesying, then prophesy in accordance with your faith; if it is serving, then serve; if it is teaching, then teach; if it is to encourage, then give encouragement; if it is giving, then give generously; if it is to lead, do it diligently; if it is to show mercy, do it cheerfully.”

1 Corinthians 10:31 – Do Everything for God’s Glory

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

1 Corinthians 12:4-6 – Diverse Spiritual Gifts

“There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them. There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. There are different kinds of working, but in all of them and in everyone, it is the same God at work.”

1 Corinthians 14:12 – Excel for the Building Up of the Church

“So it is with you. Since you are eager for gifts of the Spirit, try to excel in those that build up the church.”

1 Corinthians 15:58 – Your Work is Not in Vain

“Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain.”

Ephesians 2:10 – God’s Workmanship

“For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”

Ephesians 4:16 – Building Up the Body of Christ

“From Him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work.”

Colossians 1:16 – All Things Created Through Him

“For in Him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through Him and for Him.”

Colossians 3:23 – Working Heartily for the Lord

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

Hebrews 11:3 – Creation Through God’s Word

“By faith, we understand that the universe was formed at God’s command, so that what is seen was not made out of what was visible.”

James 1:17 – Every Good and Perfect Gift

“Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.”

1 Peter 4:10 – Using Gifts to Serve Others

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

Revelation 4:11 – Worthy is the Lord

“‘You are worthy, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things, and by your will, they were created and have their being.'”

Psalm 150:3-6 – Praise Him with Musical Instruments

“Praise Him with the sounding of the trumpet, praise Him with the harp and lyre, praise Him with timbrel and dancing, praise Him with the strings and pipe, praise Him with the clash of cymbals, praise Him with resounding cymbals. Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Praise the Lord.”

Exodus 35:30-35 – Filled with the Spirit of God for Skillful Work

“Then Moses said to the Israelites, ‘See, the Lord has chosen Bezalel son of Uri, the son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, and he has filled him with the Spirit of God, with wisdom, with understanding, with knowledge and with all kinds of skills— to make artistic designs for work in gold, silver and bronze, to cut and set stones, to work in wood and to engage in all kinds of artistic crafts.'”

1 Kings 6:35 – Engravings and Artistic Designs

“He engraved cherubim, lions, and palm trees on the surfaces of the supports and on the panels, both inside and outside the inner temple.”

1 Chronicles 28:11-19 – Detailed Instructions for the Temple

“Then David gave his son Solomon the plans for the portico of the temple, its buildings, its storerooms, its upper parts, its inner rooms and the place of atonement. He gave him the plans of all that the Spirit had put in his mind for the courts of the temple of the LORD and all the surrounding rooms, for the treasuries of the temple of God and for the treasuries for the dedicated things. He gave him instructions for the divisions of the priests and Levites, and for all the work of serving in the temple of the LORD, as well as for all the articles to be used in its service. He designated the weight of gold for all the gold articles to be used in various kinds of service, and the weight of silver for all the silver articles to be used in various kinds of service: the weight of gold for the gold lampstands and their lamps, with the weight for each lampstand and its lamps; and the weight of silver for each silver lampstand and its lamps, according to the use of each lampstand; the gold by weight for each table for consecrated bread; the silver for the silver tables; the pure gold for the forks, sprinkling bowls and pitchers; the weight of the refined gold for the altar of incense; and the plans for the chariot of the cherubim that spread their wings and covered the ark of the covenant of the LORD.”

2 Chronicles 3:1-10 – Magnificent Temple Built with Skill and Design

“Then Solomon began to build the temple of the LORD in Jerusalem on Mount Moriah, where the LORD had appeared to his father David. It was on the threshing floor of Araunah the Jebusite, the place provided by David. He began building on the second day of the second month in the fourth year of his reign. The foundation Solomon laid for building the temple of God was sixty cubits long and twenty cubits wide (using the cubit of the old standard). The portico at the front of the temple was twenty cubits long across the width of the building and twenty cubits high. He overlaid the inside with pure gold. He paneled the main hall with juniper and covered it with fine gold and decorated it with palm tree and chain designs. He adorned the temple with precious stones. And the gold he used was gold of Parvaim. He overlaid the ceiling beams, doorframes, walls, and doors of the temple with gold, and he carved cherubim on the walls. He built the Most Holy Place, its length corresponding to the width of the temple—twenty cubits long and twenty cubits wide. He overlaid the inside with six hundred talents of fine gold. The gold nails weighed fifty shekels. He also overlaid the upper parts with gold.”

Psalm 8:3-4 – The Artistry of God’s Creation

“When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, what is mankind that you are mindful of them, human beings that you care for them?”

Isaiah 64:8 – We are the Clay

“Yet you, Lord, are our Father. We are the clay; you are the potter; we are all the work of your hand.”

Jeremiah 29:11 – God’s Plans for Prosperity

“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.”

Matthew 25:21 – Faithful with Little, Ruler of Much

“His master replied, ‘Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!'”

John 1:3 – Through Him All Things Were Made

“Through him all things were made; without him, nothing was made that has been made.”

Acts 17:28 – In Him We Live, Move, and Have Our Being

“For in him we live and move and have our being.” As some of your own poets have said, ‘We are his offspring.'”

Colossians 3:17 – Do Everything in the Name of Jesus

“And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.”

Hebrews 1:2 – Jesus the Heir of All Creation

“But in these last days, He has spoken to us by His Son, whom He appointed heir of all things, and through whom also He made the universe.”

Revelation 21:23-24 – The Glory of the New Jerusalem

“The city does not need the sun or the moon to shine on it, for the glory of God gives it light, and the Lamb is its lamp. The nations will walk by its light, and the kings of the earth will bring their splendor into it.”

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