30 Important Bible Verses About Growing Up

Growing up is an adventure filled with new experiences and challenges. The Bible offers guidance and wisdom to navigate this journey, providing verses that inspire and encourage us along the way.

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Bible Verses About Growing Up

Proverbs 22:6 – Train up a Child in the Way He Should Go

“Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.”

Ephesians 6:1-3 – Honoring Parents

“Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honor your father and mother—which is the first commandment with a promise—that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth.”

1 Corinthians 13:11 – Putting Away Childish Things

“When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood behind me.”

1 Timothy 4:12 – Setting an Example in Speech, Conduct, Love, Faith, and Purity

“Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, and in purity.”

1 Peter 2:2 – Longing for Spiritual Growth

“Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation.”

Colossians 3:20 – Obeying Parents in Everything

“Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord.”

Psalm 119:9 – Keeping Your Way Pure

“How can a young person stay on the path of purity? By living according to your word.”

Galatians 6:7-8 – Reaping What You Sow

“Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. Whoever sows to please their flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; whoever sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life.”

Proverbs 1:8-9 – Listening to Your Father’s Instruction

“Listen, my son, to your father’s instruction and do not forsake your mother’s teaching. They are a garland to grace your head and a chain to adorn your neck.”

Psalm 34:11 – Learning from the Lord

“Come, my children, listen to me; I will teach you the fear of the LORD.”

James 1:22 – Being Doers of the Word

“Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.”

Philippians 4:13 – Getting Strength from Christ

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

Hebrews 12:1-2 – Running with Perseverance the Race Marked Out for Us

“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, fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.”

Proverbs 1:7 – Fear of the Lord is the Beginning of Knowledge

“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and instruction.”

Psalms 119:105 – God’s Word as a Lamp to Guide

“Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.”

Matthew 5:16 – Letting 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.”

Romans 12:2 – Transforming Your Mind

“Do not conform to the pattern of this world but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.”

Galatians 5:22-23 – Bearing the Fruit of the Spirit

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.”

Colossians 3:23-24 – Working as for the Lord

“Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.”

Psalm 71:17-18 – Declaring God’s Power and Wonders

“Since my youth, God, you have taught me, and to this day I declare your marvelous deeds. Even when I am old and gray, do not forsake me, my God, till I declare your power to the next generation, your mighty acts to all who are to come.”

1 Corinthians 10:31 – Doing Everything for the Glory of God

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

Deuteronomy 4:9 – Not Forgetting What You Have Seen and Learned

“Only be careful, and watch yourselves closely so that you do not forget the things your eyes have seen or let them fade from your heart as long as you live. Teach them to your children and to their children after them.”

Isaiah 40:30-31 – Finding Strength and Renewal

“Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; 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.”

Psalm 119:11 – Hiding God’s Word in Your Heart

“I have hidden your word in my heart that I might not sin against you.”

Ecclesiastes 12:1 – Remembering God in Your Youth

“Remember your Creator in the days of your youth, before the days of trouble come and the years approach when you will say, ‘I find no pleasure in them.'”

2 Corinthians 4:16 – Being Renewed Day by Day

“Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day.”

Psalm 119:9 – Guarding Against Sin

“How can a young person stay on the path of purity? By living according to your word.”

Isaiah 54:13 – Taught by the Lord

“All your children will be taught by the LORD, and great will be their peace.”

2 Timothy 2:22 – Fleeing from Youthful Lusts

“Flee the evil desires of youth and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord out of a pure heart.”

Psalm 71:5-6 – Taking Refuge in God

“For you, Lord, are my hope, my trust, LORD, from my youth on. I have depended on you since birth; you pulled me from my mother’s womb. I praise you constantly.”

Romans 8:28 – All Things Working 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.”

Psalm 127:3 – Children are a Heritage from the Lord

“Children are a heritage from the LORD, offspring a reward from him.”

1 Timothy 5:8 – Providing for Your Family

“Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.”

Psalm 139:13-14 – Uniquely and Wonderfully Made

“For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.”

Proverbs 4:23 – Guarding Your Heart

“Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.”

Psalm 51:10 – Creating a Pure Heart

“Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.”

Titus 2:6-8 – Setting a Good Example

“Similarly, encourage the young men to be self-controlled. In everything set them an example by doing what is good. In your teaching show integrity, seriousness and soundness of speech that cannot be condemned, so that those who oppose you may be ashamed because they have nothing bad to say about us.”

Colossians 3:20-21 – Fathers Not Provoking Their Children

“Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord. Fathers, do not embitter your children, or they will become discouraged.”

1 Thessalonians 4:9-10 – Loving One Another More and More

“Now about your love for one another we do not need to write to you, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love each other. And in fact, you do love all of God’s family throughout Macedonia. Yet we urge you, brothers and sisters, to do so more and more.”

John 3:30 – Decreasing while Jesus Increases

“He must become greater; I must become less.”

Isaiah 40:29 – Finding Strength in the Lord

“He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.”

Psalm 145:4-5 – Praising God’s Mighty Acts

“One generation commends your works to another; they tell of your mighty acts. They speak of the glorious splendor of your majesty—and I will meditate on your wonderful works.”

Proverbs 3:5-6 – Trusting in the Lord

“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 9:10 – The Fear of the Lord is the Beginning of Wisdom

“The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom, and knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.”

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