53+ Bible Verses For Kids

Shaun Connell.
Last updated
November 2, 2023

Nurturing young hearts and minds with the wisdom and guidance from the Bible is a beautiful journey that lays a strong foundation for their faith. With a total of 56 Bible verses and 7 Christian quotes, this collection is a treasure trove of spiritual gems that will inspire, guide, and comfort kids in their daily lives. The verses have been carefully selected from the New King James Version (NKJV), ensuring that the language is accessible and relatable for young readers.

The power of God’s Word is immeasurable, and its impact on young lives is profound. Encouraging them to embrace these verses will foster a deep-rooted faith and a strong moral compass. So, dive into this comprehensive collection and let the journey of faith, love, and wisdom begin. The verses and quotes are not just words; they are life lessons, a guiding light, and a source of strength for the young souls navigating through life.

Trusting in God

“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 (NKJV)

“The Lord is my strength and my shield; My heart trusted in Him, and I am helped; Therefore my heart greatly rejoices, And with my song I will praise Him.”

- Psalm 28:7 (NKJV)

“Whenever I am afraid, I will trust in You.”

- Psalm 56:3 (NKJV)

“He who dwells in the secret place of the Most High Shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.”

- Psalm 91:1 (NKJV)

“You will keep him in perfect peace, Whose mind is stayed on You, Because he trusts in You.”

- Isaiah 26:3 (NKJV)

“But Jesus looked at them and said to them, ‘With men this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.’”

- Matthew 19:26 (NKJV)

“And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.”

- Romans 8:28 (NKJV)

Love and Kindness

“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 (NKJV)

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness.”

- Galatians 5:22 (NKJV)

“Let all that you do be done with love.”

- 1 Corinthians 16:14 (NKJV)


“And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you.”

- Ephesians 4:32 (NKJV)

“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 (NKJV)

“By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.”

- John 13:35 (NKJV)

“Love does no harm to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.”

- Romans 13:10 (NKJV)

Obedience and Discipline

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

- Ephesians 6:1 (NKJV)

“My son, do not despise the chastening of the Lord, Nor detest His correction; For whom the Lord loves He corrects, Just as a father the son in whom he delights.”

- Proverbs 3:11-12 (NKJV)

“He who spares his rod hates his son, But he who loves him disciplines him promptly.”

- Proverbs 13:24 (NKJV)

“Now no chastening seems to be joyful for the present, but painful; nevertheless, afterward it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.”

- Hebrews 12:11 (NKJV)

“And you, fathers, do not provoke your children to wrath, but bring them up in the training and admonition of the Lord.”

- Ephesians 6:4 (NKJV)

“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.”

- Proverbs 9:10 (NKJV)

“If you love Me, keep My commandments.”

- John 14:15 (NKJV)

Faith and Belief

“So Jesus said to them, ‘Because of your unbelief; for assuredly, I say to you, if you have faith as a mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you.’”

- Matthew 17:20 (NKJV)

“But Jesus looked at them and said, ‘With men it is impossible, but not with God; for with God all things are possible.’”

- Mark 10:27 (NKJV)

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

- Hebrews 11:1 (NKJV)

“Jesus said to him, ‘If you can believe, all things are possible to him who believes.’”

- Mark 9:23 (NKJV)

“And whatever things you ask in prayer, believing, you will receive.”

- Matthew 21:22 (NKJV)

“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 (NKJV)

“For we walk by faith, not by sight.”

- 2 Corinthians 5:7 (NKJV)

Wisdom and Understanding

“The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, And the knowledge of the Holy One is understanding.”

- Proverbs 9:10 (NKJV)

“If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach, and it will be given to him.”

- James 1:5 (NKJV)

“For the Lord gives wisdom; From His mouth come knowledge and understanding.”

- Proverbs 2:6 (NKJV)

“Behold, the fear of the Lord, that is wisdom, And to depart from evil is understanding.”

- Job 28:28 (NKJV)

“Get wisdom! Get understanding! Do not forget, nor turn away from the words of my mouth.”

- Proverbs 4:5 (NKJV)

“Happy is the man who finds wisdom, And the man who gains understanding.”

- Proverbs 3:13 (NKJV)

“The heart of him who has understanding seeks knowledge, But the mouth of fools feeds on foolishness.”

- Proverbs 15:14 (NKJV)

Courage and Strength

“Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

- Joshua 1:9 (NKJV)

“The Lord is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; Of whom shall I be afraid?”

- Psalm 27:1 (NKJV)

“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”

- Philippians 4:13 (NKJV)

“But those who wait on the Lord Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.”

- Isaiah 40:31 (NKJV)

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

- Joshua 1:9 (NKJV)

“The Lord is my strength and song, And He has become my salvation; He is my God, and I will praise Him; My father’s God, and I will exalt Him.”

- Exodus 15:2 (NKJV)

“Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord and in the power of His might.”

- Ephesians 6:10 (NKJV)

Hope and Perseverance

“But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”

- Isaiah 40:31 (NKJV)

“And not only that, but we also glory in tribulations, knowing that tribulation produces perseverance; and perseverance, character; and character, hope.”

- Romans 5:3-4 (NKJV)

“Rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, continuing steadfastly in prayer.”

- Romans 12:12 (NKJV)

“Be of good courage, And He shall strengthen your heart, All you who hope in the Lord.”

- Psalm 31:24 (NKJV)

“But if we hope for what we do not see, we eagerly wait for it with perseverance.”

- Romans 8:25 (NKJV)

“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 (NKJV)

“Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us.”

- Hebrews 12:1 (NKJV)

Gratitude and Thankfulness

“Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever.”

- 1 Chronicles 16:34 (NKJV)

“Enter into His gates with thanksgiving, And into His courts with praise. Be thankful to Him, and bless His name.”

- Psalm 100:4 (NKJV)

“Giving thanks always for all things to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.”

- Ephesians 5:20 (NKJV)

“Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, in everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”

- 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NKJV)


“Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! For His mercy endures forever.”

- Psalm 107:1 (NKJV)

“I will praise the name of God with a song, And will magnify Him with thanksgiving.”

- Psalm 69:30 (NKJV)

“Therefore I will give thanks to You, O Lord, among the Gentiles, And sing praises to Your name.”

- 2 Samuel 22:50 (NKJV)

Christian Quotes

“God does not give us everything we want, but He does fulfill His promises, leading us along the best and straightest paths to Himself.”

- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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

- Max Lucado

“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”

- C.S. Lewis

“God’s work done in God’s way will never lack God’s supplies.”

- Hudson Taylor

“He said ‘Love...as I have loved you.’ We cannot love too much.”

- Amy Carmichael

“Faith does not eliminate questions. But faith knows where to take them.”

- Elisabeth Elliot

“Relying on God has to start all over everyday, as if nothing has yet been done.”

- C.S. Lewis


Embarking on this journey through the scriptures and the wisdom of Christian leaders has provided a rich tapestry of guidance and inspiration for kids. These verses and quotes serve as a foundation for a life rooted in faith, love, and wisdom. They are a reminder that God’s Word is a lamp unto our feet and a light unto our path, guiding us through every challenge and joy in life.

Encouraging kids to memorize, understand, and live out these verses will equip them with the strength and wisdom needed for their journey ahead. They will learn to trust in God’s plan, embrace love and kindness, practice obedience and discipline, and hold onto faith and belief. Wisdom and understanding will be their guide, and they will find courage and strength in the Lord’s presence.

“Your word is a lamp to my feet And a light to my path.”

- Psalm 119:105 (NKJV)

“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.”

- Jeremiah 29:11 (NKJV)

“But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To Him be the glory both now and forever. Amen.”

- 2 Peter 3:18 (NKJV)

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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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