30 Important Bible Verses About Sunrise

There’s something magical about witnessing the sunrise, a daily reminder of God’s faithfulness and the promise of a new day. The Bible beautifully captures the significance of dawn in various verses.

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Bible Verses About Sunrise

Genesis 1:14-15 – God Created the Sun to Illuminate the Earth

“And God said, ‘Let there be lights in the vault of the sky to separate the day from the night, and let them serve as signs to mark sacred times, and days and years, and let them be lights in the vault of the sky to give light on the earth.’ And it was so.”

Psalm 19:6 – The Sun Rises from One End of Heaven to the Other

“It rises at one end of the heavens and makes its circuit to the other; nothing is deprived of its warmth.”

Isaiah 60:19 – The Lord will be Your Everlasting Light

“The sun will no more be your light by day, nor will the brightness of the moon shine on you, for the Lord will be your everlasting light, and your God will be your glory.”

Matthew 5:45 – The Sun Rises on the Evil and the Good

“He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.”

Mark 16:2 – The Women Came to See the Sunrise at Jesus’ Tomb

“Very early on the first day of the week, just after sunrise, they were on their way to the tomb.”

Lamentations 3:22-23 – The Lord’s Love is New Every Morning

“Because of the Lord’s great love, we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”

John 8:12 – Jesus is the Light of the World

“When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, ‘I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.'”

Acts 13:47 – God’s Light Reaches to the Ends of the Earth

“For this is what the Lord has commanded us: ‘I have made you a light for the Gentiles, that you may bring salvation to the ends of the earth.'”

2 Corinthians 4:6 – God Shines His Light in Our Hearts

“For God, who said, ‘Let light shine out of darkness,’ made his light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God’s glory displayed in the face of Christ.”

1 John 1:5 – God is Light, and in Him There is No Darkness

“This is the message we have heard from him and declare to you: God is light; in him, there is no darkness at all.”

Job 38:12-13 – The Sun Rises to Light up the Earth

“Have you ever given orders to the morning, or shown the dawn its place, that it might take the earth by the edges and shake the wicked out of it?”

Psalm 113:3 – From the Rising of the Sun to its Setting, Let the Name of the Lord be Praised

“From the rising of the sun to the place where it sets, the name of the Lord is to be praised.”

Proverbs 4:18 – The Path of the Righteous is Like the Morning Sun

“The path of the righteous is like the morning sun, shining ever brighter till the full light of day.”

Isaiah 58:8 – Your Morning Light Will Break Forth like the Dawn

“Then your light will break forth like the dawn, and your healing will quickly appear; then your righteousness will go before you, and the glory of the Lord will be your rear guard.”

Malachi 4:2 – The Sun of Righteousness Will Rise with Healing in Its Wings

“But for you who revere my name, the sun of righteousness will rise with healing in its rays. And you will go out and frolic like well-fed calves.”

Psalm 113:4-6 – The Lord is Exalted Above All Nations, and His Glory Above the Heavens

“The Lord is exalted over all the nations, his glory above the heavens. Who is like the Lord our God, the One who sits enthroned on high, who stoops down to look on the heavens and the earth?”

Job 38:16-17 – Have You Explored the Springs of the Sea or Walked in the Recesses of the Deep?

“Have you journeyed to the springs of the sea or walked in the recesses of the deep? Have the gates of death been shown to you? Have you seen the gates of the deepest darkness?”

Psalm 74:16-17 – The Day is Yours, and Yours Also the Night

“The day is yours, and yours also the night; you established the sun and moon. It was you who set all the boundaries of the earth; you made both summer and winter.”

Amos 5:8 – The Lord Created the Pleiades and Orion, and Turns Midnight into Dawn

“He who made the Pleiades and Orion, who turns midnight into dawn and darkens day into night, who calls for the waters of the sea and pours them out over the face of the land— the Lord is his name.”

Matthew 2:9-10 – The Magi Followed the Star and Rejoiced with Great Joy

“After they had heard the king, they went on their way, and the star they had seen when it rose went ahead of them until it stopped over the place where the child was. When they saw the star, they were overjoyed.”

Psalm 139:9-10 – Even the Darkness is Not Dark to God

“If I rise on the wings of the dawn, if I settle on the far side of the sea, even there your hand will guide me, your right hand will hold me fast.”

Isaiah 60:1 – Arise, Shine; for Your Light Has Come

“Arise, shine, for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord rises upon you.”

Matthew 28:1 – Mary Magdalene and the Other Mary Came to See the Tomb at Dawn

“After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb.”

Joshua 10:12-14 – The Sun Stood Still at Joshua’s Command

“On the day the Lord gave the Amorites over to Israel, Joshua said to the Lord in the presence of Israel: ‘Sun, stand still over Gibeon, and you, moon, over the Valley of Aijalon.’ So the sun stood still, and the moon stopped, till the nation avenged itself on its enemies, as it is written in the Book of Jashar. The sun stopped in the middle of the sky and delayed going down about a full day. There has never been a day like it before or since, a day when the Lord listened to a human being. Surely the Lord was fighting for Israel!”

Psalm 84:11 – The Lord is a Sun and Shield

“For the Lord God is a sun and shield; the Lord bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold from those whose walk is blameless.”

Psalm 19:1 – The Heavens Declare the Glory of God

“The heavens declare the glory of God; the skies proclaim the work of his hands.”

Ecclesiastes 1:5 – The Sun Rises and Sets, and Hurries Back to Where It Rises

“The sun rises and the sun sets, and hurries back to where it rises.”

Matthew 4:16 – The People Living in Darkness Have Seen a Great Light

“the people living in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned.”

2 Samuel 23:4 – He is Like the Light of Morning at Sunrise

“He is like the light of morning at sunrise on a cloudless morning, like the brightness after rain that brings grass from the earth.”

Job 9:7 – God Commands the Sun, and It Does Not Rise

“He speaks to the sun and it does not shine; he seals off the light of the stars.”

Acts 26:13 – A Light Shone Around Paul and His Companions from Heaven

“About noon, King Agrippa, as I was on the road, I saw a light from heaven, brighter than the sun, blazing around me and my companions.”

Psalm 84:10 – Better is One Day in Your Courts than a Thousand Elsewhere

“Better is one day in your courts than a thousand elsewhere; I would rather be a doorkeeper in the house of my God than dwell in the tents of the wicked.”

1 Peter 2:9 – God Called You Out of Darkness into His Wonderful Light

“But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light.”

Job 38:19 – What is the Way to the Abode of Light?

“What is the way to the abode of light? And where does darkness reside?”

1 Thessalonians 5:5 – You are Children of Light and Children of the Day

“You are all children of the light and children of the day. We do not belong to the night or to the darkness.”

Revelation 22:5 – There Will Be No Night in the New Jerusalem

“There will be no more night. They will not need the light of a lamp or the light of the sun, for the Lord God will give them light. And they will reign forever and ever.”

Jeremiah 9:12 – Let the Wise Not Boast in their Wisdom but in the Lord

“Who is wise enough to understand this? Who has been instructed by the Lord and can explain it? Why has the land been ruined and laid waste like a desert that no one can cross?”

2 Peter 1:19 – The Morning Star Rises in Your Hearts

“We also have the prophetic message as something completely reliable, and you will do well to pay attention to it, as to a light shining in a dark place, until the day dawns and the morning star rises in your hearts.”

Jeremiah 31:35 – The Lord Provides the Sun for Light by Day

“This is what the Lord says, he who appoints the sun to shine by day, who decrees the moon and stars to shine by night, who stirs up the sea so that its waves roar—the Lord Almighty is his name.”

Matthew 24:27 – For as Lightning that Comes from the East is Visible Even in the West

“For as lightning that comes from the east is visible even in the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.”

Job 11:17 – You Will Have Courage and There Will Be No Darkness

“You will be secure, because there is hope; you will look about you and take your rest in safety. You will lie down, with no one to make you afraid, and many will court your favor.”

Psalm 37:6 – He Will Make Your Righteousness Shine Like the Dawn

“He will make your righteous reward shine like the dawn, your vindication like the noonday sun.”

Isaiah 60:20 – Your Sun Will Never Set Again, and Your Moon Will Wane No More

“Your sun will never set again, and your moon will wane no more; the Lord will be your everlasting light, and your days of sorrow will end.”

John 12:35-36 – Believe in the Light and Become Children of Light

“Then Jesus told them, ‘You are going to have the light just a little while longer. Walk while you have the light, before darkness overtakes you. Whoever walks in the dark does not know where they are going. Believe in the light while you have the light, so that you may become children of light.’

Ephesians 5:14 – Awake, O Sleeper, and Rise from the Dead

“This is why it is said: ‘Wake up, sleeper, rise from the dead, and Christ will shine on you.'”

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