25 Encouraging Bible Verses to Read in the Morning

I am a morning person.  I get most of my “to do” list done before noon, or else it doesn’t get done that day.  For me, my day begins with my morning devotions.  I usually read in Oswald Chamber’s “My Utmost for His Highest” before reading a passage of scripture in my Bible.  Then I like to journal and spend some time in prayer.  It has become a habit now, and if I miss that quiet time for some reason, I feel like I’m not as prepared for the day as I would like to be.

Do you need a morning wake-up call?  Enjoy these verses to help you strengthen your walk with God and to start each morning off right.

Psalm 5:3  “In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning  I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.”

Lamentations 3:22-23  “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.”

Ephesians 6:11  “Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes.”

Isaiah 50:4  “The Sovereign Lord has given me a well-instructed tongue, to know the word that sustains the weary.  He wakens me morning by morning, wakens my ear to listen like one being instructed. “

Psalm 118:24  “The Lord has done it this very day; let us rejoice today and be glad.”

Philippians 4:6-7  “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.  And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”

Zephaniah 3:17  “The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves.  He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.”

1 Thessalonians 5:11  “Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.”

Isaiah 43:2  “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you.  When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.”

Joshua 1:9  “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”

Matthew 5:16  “In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.”

Proverbs 18:10  “The name of the Lord is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.”

2 Corinthians 1:3-4  “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort,  who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.”

Proverbs 3:5-6  “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 42:5  “Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me?  Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.”

Isaiah 41:10  “So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God.  I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

Psalm 46:1-3  “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging.”

Psalm 86:13  “For great is your love toward me; you have delivered me from the depths, from the realm of the dead.”

James 1:5  “If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you.”

Romans 12:2  “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.”

Matthew 6:34  “Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.”

Psalm 32:8  “I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my loving eye on you.”

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

Psalm 30:5  “For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.”

Philippians 4:6-8  “Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.  Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things.”

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31 Responses to 25 Encouraging Bible Verses to Read in the Morning

  1. Brenda Turner says:

    I enjoy reading all the verses

  2. leornard says:

    thanks for morning word of God

  3. Cleopatra Kapenja says:

    I need God’s wisdom and knowledge,I want God to bless me financially

  4. Cleopatra Kapenja says:

    I need prayers

  5. Tshidi says:

    Thank God for these beautiful quotes that led me to the Scriptures given. I really needed this this morning. Glory be to God Almighty 🙏

  6. Takudzwa Dhliwayo says:

    Thank you for this bible verses, I feel that I’m not alone but God is with me and I’m also drawn more close to my father in heaven

  7. angilyn says:

    thnks for this blessed page. tomorrow i have my devotional verse. God bless to those owner this page🙏

  8. Prosper David says:

    Thanks for the bible verses, i’m pleased with them

  9. Paul Mokua says:

    When we pray through this verses the angel takes a record early in the morning thank you be blessed.

    • Phyllis says:

      Thanks for the Bible verses, they are so motivational, I feel closer to God and remind me I’m not alone, have got a father in heaven who is taking great care of me.
      Indeed have got a father who cares about me.

  10. Paul Mokua says:

    When we pray through this verses the angel takes a record early in the morning thank you be blessed.

  11. Patrick atokolo says:

    Thank u so much, for make me to understand the word of god, more bless to u

  12. Loretta Harrell says:

    Thank you for the Bible verses I’d be so grateful to read this Bible verses in the morning I need Bible verses for evening and night I want to get stronger with Jesus and walk right with Jesus I am save but I still do things that is not right

  13. Thanks for the Bible verses
    Like it

  14. Ugochi Ofoegbu says:

    Thanks for giving me peace this morning.May you and family share with peace and love of God.Be strengthened I all your ways in Jesus mighty name Amen 🙏

  15. Paul says:

    They are so amazing I love them

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  17. Moss says:

    Thanks for giving me morning verses you make my day the best course now I know where to put my trust
    May God bless you in everything that you wish in life

  18. Thuli says:

    Alert me everyday of verses

  19. Thomas Ingalls says:

    Thank you for your website. Turned off the TV and the cares of the world and meditated on God’s. Great is His faithfulness.

  20. jazzyjenness says:

    Thank you, Lynn.
    I am sort of a morning person. I do my devotionals twice a day. I need it. Don’t feel right if I don’t do them. I have three Bible type apps. Go tandem (four devotionals in the morning and two at night), Our Daily Bread app which is my evening devotional, and then I have the Youversion app. Two in the day and two at night.I also have Streams in the Dessert but I haven’t used that in quite some time. Maybe that will be my lunch time devotional. I appreciate that you shared these verses and will save them.
    God Bless, Lynn.

  21. Encouraging indeed. Thank you for sharing, Lynn. Very good post.

  22. lpurcell2014 says:

    Thank you so much…I truly look forward to your posts!

    • Abiram Tosa says:

      Thank you for sharing God will richly bless you as you have blessed other peoples live with your act of kindness.

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