Powerful Bible Verses to Start Your Day With God

Starting with powerful Bible verses is a great way to set up your best day. Whether or not you are a morning person, starting your day in the name of the Lord makes all the difference. 

Your to-do list may be impressive today. Take a moment to pause and set your mind on the Lord and His love for you. Regardless of the time of day, God will lead your feet along the right paths. 

Good Bible Verse for Morning

Good morning Bible verses start your day with our God of hope leading the way. Here are some powerful Bible verses to add to your morning routine.

Psalm 143:8 – “Let me hear in the morning of your steadfast love, for in you I trust. Make me know the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul.”

Psalm 90:14​ – “Satisfy us in the morning with your steadfast love, that we may rejoice and be glad all our days.”

Proverbs 3:5-6 – “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.”

Psalm 118:24​ – “This is the day that the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.”

Psalm 73:26​ – “My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.”

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Wisdom Verses to Start the Day

In this angry world, sometimes a well-instructed tongue can be a challenge. Thankfully, through the power of the Holy Spirit, our Sovereign Lord provides a better way to keep our minds on Him. The following Bible verses will help!

James 1:5​ – “If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.”

Ephesians 5:15-17​ – “Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil. Therefore do not be foolish, but understand what the will of the Lord is.”

Colossians 3:16 – “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.”

Proverbs 18:15​ – “An intelligent heart acquires knowledge, and the ear of the wise seeks knowledge.”

Psalm 90:12​ – “So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom.”

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Comfort Verses to Start the Day

God’s plan for our lives will take us out of our comfort zone. Sometimes a hard day can bring a spirit of fear. Thankfully, our God of all comfort knows such things and provides comfort.

2 Corinthians 1:3-4​ – “Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.”

Psalm 23:4 – “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”

Matthew 11:28-30​ – “Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”

Romans 8:26-28 – “Likewise the Spirit helps us in our weakness. For we do not know what to pray for as we ought, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us with groanings too deep for words. And he who searches hearts knows what is the mind of the Spirit, because the Spirit intercedes for the saints according to the will of God. And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.”

Related: My Bible study, “The God of All Comfort

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Encouragement Bible Verses

Each day has enough trouble of its own, doesn’t it? It’s a good thing that our Heavenly Father knows that we need Him and encouragement with the morning light.

Isaiah 54:17​ – “No weapon that is fashioned against you shall succeed, and you shall refute every tongue that rises against you in judgment. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord and their vindication from me, declares the Lord.”

Romans 8:31​ – “What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?”

Psalm 91:11​ – “For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways.”

Psalm 46:1​ – “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.”

John 16:33 – “I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”

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Morning Verses to Start the Day

​Hard times can cause anxiety, stress, and worry. The Word of God provides a fresh start each day to see the good work of God in your life. 

Philippians 4:6-7​ – “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”

Psalm 51:10​ – “Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me.”

Ephesians 6:10-11, 13 – “Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. Therefore take up the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and having done all, to stand firm.” 

1 Thessalonians 5:8 – “But since we belong to the day, let us be sober, having put on the breastplate of faith and love, and for a helmet the hope of salvation.”

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Scripture for Strength

Times of trouble can hinder our joy and leave us feeling vulnerable. Here are perfect verses to remind you of God’s faithfulness and strength.

Isaiah 41:10​ – “Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

1 Chronicles 16:11​ – “Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!”

Psalm 73:26​ – “My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.”

Deuteronomy 31:6​ – “Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.”

Isaiah 40:29​ – “He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength.”

Joshua 1:9​ – “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

Psalm 28:7​ – “The Lord is my strength and my shield; in him my heart trusts, and I am helped; my heart exults, and with my song I give thanks to him.”

Psalm 46:1-3 – “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble at its swelling.”

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Inspirational Bible Verse for Today

Inspirational Scriptures provide daily encouragement first thing in the morning. New beginnings and new mornings provide a reminder of God and the very present help He is every day.

2 Timothy 1:7​ – “For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.”

Psalm 37:4​ – “Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.”

Colossians 1:10​ – “So as to walk in a manner worthy of the Lord, fully pleasing to him: bearing fruit in every good work and increasing in the knowledge of God.”

Ephesians 5:8​ – “For at one time you were darkness, but now you are light in the Lord. Walk as children of light.”

Romans 6:4​ – “We were buried therefore with him by baptism into death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life.”

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The Lord’s Great Love Verses

God’s love is stubborn over us. The best way to start a new day is to remember the steadfast love of the Lord.

John 3:16 – “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.”

Proverbs 8:17 – “I love those who love me, and those who seek me diligently find me.”

1 Corinthians 13:13​ – “So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.”

John 13:34-35​ – “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”

1 Peter 4:8 – “Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.”

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Peace of God Scriptures

Isaiah 26:3 – “You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.”

Matthew 5:9​ – “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.”

Romans 12:18 – “​If possible, so far as it depends on you, live peaceably with all.”

Psalm 4:8 – “In peace I will both lie down and sleep; for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety.”

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Morning Verses for Prayer

As you begin with inspirational morning Bible verses, take some quiet time to pray God’s Word back to Him. Here are some excellent ones to start with.

Psalm 19:14​ – “Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.”

Isaiah 12:2​ – “Behold, God is my salvation; I will trust, and will not be afraid; for the Lord God is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation.”

1 Peter 5:7 – “Cast all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.”

I pray that you found a favorite good morning Bible verse to begin the rest of your day. As you start today in a powerful way with prayer and Bible study, I pray that God’s tender mercy guides you. May our Father of compassion lead you to good deeds today. God bless your day!

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