40 Bible Verses About Reading The Bible

2 Timothy 3:16 – The Word is Inspired by God

“All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness.”

John 8:31-32 – The Truth Shall Set You Free

“To the Jews who had believed him, Jesus said, “If you hold to my teaching, you are really my disciples. Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”

Psalm 119:11 – Hiding God’s Word in Our Hearts

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

Joshua 1:8 – Meditate on the Word Day and Night

“Do not let this Book of the Law depart from your mouth; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful.”

Psalm 119:105 – A Lamp for Our Feet

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

Matthew 4:4 – Man Shall Not Live by Bread Alone

“Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, but on every word that comes from the mouth of God.’””

Hebrews 4:12 – The Word is Living and Active

“For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.”

James 1:22 – Be Doers of the Word

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

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Psalm 1:1-3 – Delighting in the Law of the Lord

“Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the LORD, and who meditates on his law day and night. That person is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither—whatever they do prospers.”

Acts 17:11 – Searching the Scriptures

“Now the Berean Jews were of more noble character than those in Thessalonica, for they received the message with great eagerness and examined the Scriptures every day to see if what Paul said was true.”

Romans 15:4 – Learning from the Scriptures

“For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the Scriptures and the encouragement they provide we might have hope.”

Psalm 119:89 – The Word Endures Forever

“Your word, LORD, is eternal; it stands firm in the heavens.”

Psalm 119:130 – The Unfolding of God’s Word Gives Understanding

“The unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple.”

Psalm 19:7 – The Law of the LORD is Perfect

“The law of the LORD is perfect, refreshing the soul. The statutes of the LORD are trustworthy, making wise the simple.”

Matthew 5:18 – Not a Word Will Pass Away

“For truly I tell you, until heaven and earth disappear, not the smallest letter, not the least stroke of a pen, will by any means disappear from the Law until everything is accomplished.”

Psalm 119:165 – Great Peace for Those Who Love God’s Law

“Great peace have those who love your law, and nothing can make them stumble.”

1 Peter 2:2 – Crave Pure Spiritual Milk

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

Proverbs 2:1-5 – Treasure God’s Commands

“My son, if you accept my words and store up my commands within you, turning your ear to wisdom and applying your heart to understanding—indeed, if you call out for insight and cry aloud for understanding, and if you look for it as for silver and search for it as for hidden treasure, then you will understand the fear of the LORD and find the knowledge of God.”

Psalm 119:18 – Open My Eyes to See Wonderful Things

“Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law.”

Matthew 7:24 – Build on the Rock of God’s Words

“Therefore everyone who hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.”

Psalm 119:97 – Loving God’s Law

“Oh, how I love your law! I meditate on it all day long.”

John 1:1 – In the Beginning was the Word

“In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.”

John 20:31 – Believing to Have Life

“But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name.”

Matthew 22:29 – Understanding the Scriptures

“Jesus replied, “You are in error because you do not know the Scriptures or the power of God.”

Proverbs 30:5 – Every Word of God is Flawless

“Every word of God is flawless; he is a shield to those who take refuge in him.”

Psalm 119:140 – God’s Word is Very Pure

“Your promises are very pure; therefore, your servant loves it.”

Matthew 24:35 – Heaven and Earth Will Pass Away, But the Word Will Not

“Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.”

John 5:39 – Searching the Scriptures for Eternal Life

“You study the Scriptures diligently because you think that in them you have eternal life. These are the very Scriptures that testify about me.”

Psalm 12:6 – The Words of the LORD are Pure

“And the words of the LORD are flawless, like silver purified in a crucible, like gold refined seven times.”

Romans 10:17 – Faith Comes from Hearing the Word

“Consequently, faith comes from hearing the message, and the message is heard through the word about Christ.”

1 Thessalonians 2:13 – Receiving the Word of God

“And we also thank God continually because, when you received the word of God, which you heard from us, you accepted it not as a human word, but as it actually is, the word of God, which is indeed at work in you who believe.”

James 1:21 – Humbly Receive the Word Implanted

“Therefore, get rid of all moral filth and the evil that is so prevalent and humbly accept the word planted in you, which can save you.”

Psalm 119:97-98 – Wisdom from God’s Commands

“Oh, how I love your law! I meditate on it all day long. Your commands are always with me and make me wiser than my enemies.”

Proverbs 3:5-6 – Trust in the LORD and Acknowledge Him

“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.”

Psalm 19:10 – More Precious than Gold

“They are more precious than gold, than much pure gold; they are sweeter than honey, than honey from the honeycomb.”

2 Peter 1:20-21 – Prophecy Came from God through the Holy Spirit

“Above all, you must understand that no prophecy of Scripture came about by the prophet’s own interpretation of things. For prophecy never had its origin in the human will, but prophets, though human, spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.”

Psalm 119:162 – Rejoicing in God’s Word

“I rejoice in your promise like one who finds great spoil.”

Mark 13:31 – Heaven and Earth Will Pass Away, But Jesus’ Words Will Not Pass Away

“Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.”

Luke 4:4 – Man Shall Not Live by Bread Alone

“Jesus answered, “It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone.'”

Hebrews 1:1 – God Spoke Through His Son

“In the past God spoke to our ancestors through the prophets at many times and in various ways, 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.”

Deuteronomy 17:19 – Meditate on God’s Law Day and Night

“It is to be with him, and he is to read it all the days of his life so that he may learn to revere the LORD his God and follow carefully all the words of this law and these decrees.”

John 14:26 – The Holy Spirit Teaches and Reminds

“But the Advocate, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you.”

Psalm 119:11 – Hiding God’s Word in Our Hearts

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

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