53+ Bible Verses About Commitment

Shaun Connell.
Last updated
June 19, 2024

Commitment is a vital aspect of the Christian faith. It requires dedication, perseverance, and a steadfast heart. Whether it's commitment to God, family, or personal goals, the Bible provides a wealth of wisdom and guidance. In this article, we will explore 56 Bible verses and 7 Christian quotes highlighting commitment's importance in various aspects of life. These New King James Version (NKJV) verses will offer encouragement and insight to help strengthen your faith and resolve.

The Bible is a profound source of encouragement and wisdom, providing numerous verses emphasizing commitment's value. By reflecting on these scriptures, we can better understand what it means to be truly dedicated. As you read through the following sections, you'll find inspiration and motivation to stay committed in all areas of your life. Continue reading for a comprehensive understanding of commitment from a Christian perspective.

Commitment to God

"Commit your way to the Lord, Trust also in Him, And He shall bring it to pass."

- Psalm 37:5

"But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you."

- Matthew 6:33

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths."

-  Proverbs 3:5-6

"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."

-  Philippians 4:13

"And whatever you do, do it heartily, as to the Lord and not to men."

-  Colossians 3:23

"For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, says the Lord, thoughts of peace and not of evil, to give you a future and a hope."

-  Jeremiah 29:11

"But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves."

- James 1:22

Commitment to Family

"Train up a child in the way he should go, And when he is old he will not depart from it."

-  Proverbs 22:6

"Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long upon the land which the Lord your God is giving you."

-  Exodus 20:12

"But if anyone does not provide for his own, and especially for those of his household, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever."

-  1 Timothy 5:8

"Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right."

- Ephesians 6:1

"Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself for her."

-  Ephesians 5:25

"And these words which I command you today shall be in your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up."

-  Deuteronomy 6:6-7

"Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord."

- Ephesians 6:4

Commitment to Prayer

"Pray without ceasing."

- 1 Thessalonians 5:17

"Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God."

-  Philippians 4:6

"Continue earnestly in prayer, being vigilant in it with thanksgiving."

-  Colossians 4:2

"Watch and pray, lest you enter into temptation. The spirit indeed is willing, but the flesh is weak."

- Matthew 26:41

"Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much."

-  James 5:16

"Then you will call upon Me and go and pray to Me, and I will listen to you."

-  Jeremiah 29:12

"Now this is the confidence that we have in Him, that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us."

-  01 John 5:14 

Commitment to Service

"For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life a ransom for many."

- Mark 10:45

"As each one has received a gift, minister it to one another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God."

- 1 Peter 4:10

"And the King will answer and say to them, ‘Assuredly, I say to you, inasmuch as you did it to one of the least of these My brethren, you did it to Me.’"

- Matthew 25:40

"And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart."

- Galatians 6:9

"Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven."

- Matthew 5:16

"But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

-  James 1:22

"Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ."

- Galatians 6:2

Commitment to Integrity

"The integrity of the upright will guide them, But the perversity of the unfaithful will destroy them."

- Proverbs 11:3

"Better is the poor who walks in his integrity Than one perverse in his ways, though he be rich."

- Proverbs 28:6

"He who walks with integrity walks securely, But he who perverts his ways will become known."

-  Proverbs 10:9

"The righteous man walks in his integrity; His children are blessed after him."

-  Proverbs 20:7

"Let integrity and uprightness preserve me, For I wait for You."

 - Psalm 25:21

"Keep your heart with all diligence, For out of it spring the issues of life."

-  Proverbs 4:23

"In all things showing yourself to be a pattern of good works; in doctrine showing integrity, reverence, incorruptibility."

- Titus 2:7

Commitment to Faith

"For we walk by faith, not by sight."

- 2 Corinthians 5:7

"But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him."

- Hebrews 11:6

"So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God."

- Romans 10:17

"Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen."

- Hebrews 11:1

"For by grace you have been saved through faith, and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God."

-  Ephesians 2:8

"But let him ask in faith, with no doubting, for he who doubts is like a wave of the sea driven and tossed by the wind."

- James 1:6

"I have been crucified with Christ; it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself for me."

- Galatians 2:20

Commitment to Holiness

"But as He who called you is holy, you also be holy in all your conduct, because it is written, 'Be holy, for I am holy.'"

- 1 Peter 1:15-16

"Pursue peace with all people, and holiness, without which no one will see the Lord."

- Hebrews 12:14

"For God did not call us to uncleanness, but in holiness."

- 1 Thessalonians 4:7

"Therefore, having these promises, beloved, let us cleanse ourselves from all filthiness of the flesh and spirit, perfecting holiness in the fear of God."

- 2 Corinthians 7:1

"But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light."

- 1 Peter 2:9

"For I am the Lord your God. You shall therefore consecrate yourselves, and you shall be holy; for I am holy."

Leviticus 11:44

"But now having been set free from sin, and having become slaves of God, you have your fruit to holiness, and the end, everlasting life."

- Romans 6:22

Commitment to Love

"And above all things have fervent love for one another, for 'love will cover a multitude of sins.'"

- 1 Peter 4:8

"A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another."

- John 13:34

"Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God."

- 1 John 4:7

"Love suffers long and is kind; love does not envy; love does not parade itself, is not puffed up; does not behave rudely, does not seek its own, is not provoked, thinks no evil; does not rejoice in iniquity, but rejoices in the truth; bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never fails."

- 1 Corinthians 13:4-8

"This is My commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you."

-  John 15:12

"But above all these things put on love, which is the bond of perfection."

Colossians 3:14

"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends."

- John 15:13

Christian Quotes on Commitment

"God never said that the journey would be easy, but He did say that the arrival would be worthwhile."

- Max Lucado

"Commitment is an act, not a word."

-  Jean-Paul Sartre

"The God who knows you best knows the best for you."

- Woodrow Kroll

"Where your talents and the needs of the world cross, there lies your vocation."

- Aristotle

"Faith is taking the first step even when you don’t see the whole staircase."

-  Martin Luther King Jr.

"We are all faced with a series of great opportunities brilliantly disguised as impossible situations."

- Chuck Swindoll

"The greatest tragedy of life is not unanswered prayer, but unoffered prayer."

- F.B. Meyer


Commitment is a foundational aspect of the Christian faith, encompassing our dedication to God, family, prayer, service, integrity, faith, holiness, and love. By embracing these principles, we can live a life that reflects God's love and purpose. Let these Bible verses inspire you to deepen your commitment in every area of your life.

"I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus."

- Philippians 3:14

"But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you."

- Matthew 6:33

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths."

-  Proverbs 3:5-6

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Written By:

Shaun Connell

Shaun Connell is a passionate Christian businessman and investor who lives in Texas. Shaun is a Reformed Baptist who believes that the Word of God should be used in every area of life.

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