15 Uplifting Bible Verses About Friendship

Proverbs 17:17

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity.


John 15:13        

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


Proverbs 18:24               

One who has unreliable friends soon comes to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother.


1 John 4:7         

Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.


Proverbs 16:28               

A perverse person stirs up conflict, and a gossip separates close friends.


Job 6:14            

Anyone who withholds kindness from a friend forsakes the fear of the Almighty.


Proverbs 27:17               

As iron sharpens iron, so one person sharpens another.


Ecclesiastes 4:12            

Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.


1 John 4:21      

And he has given us this command: Anyone who loves God must also love their brother and sister.


Ecclesiastes 4:9              

Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor.


1 Corinthians 15:33       

Do not be misled: “Bad company corrupts good character.”


James 4:4         

You adulterous people, don’t you know that friendship with the world means enmity against God? Therefore, anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God.


Proverbs 27:10               

Do not forsake your friend or a friend of your family, and do not go to your relative’s house when disaster strikes you— better a neighbor nearby than a relative far away.


Romans 1:11-12            

I long to see you so that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to make you strong— that is, that you and I may be mutually encouraged by each other’s faith.


Matthew 19:19              

‘Honor your father and mother,’ and ‘love your neighbor as yourself.’

  • Sara Varughese

15 Beautiful Bible Verses For Children

Matthew 19:14               

Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”


Proverbs 22:6 

Start children off on the way they should go, and even when they are old they will not turn from it.


Hebrews 12:11

No discipline seems pleasant at the time, but painful. Later on, however, it produces a harvest of righteousness and peace for those who have been trained by it.


Ephesians 6:4 

Fathers, do not exasperate your children; instead, bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.


Proverbs 17:6 

Children’s children are a crown to the aged, and parents are the pride of their children.


Isaiah 49:15-16              

Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you! See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are ever before me.


1 John 5:21      

Dear children, keep yourselves from idols.


Ephesians 5:1 

Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children.


Matthew 5:9   

Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.


Galatians 3:26-27          

So in Christ Jesus you are all children of God through faith, for all of you who were baptized into Christ have clothed yourselves with Christ.


3 John 1:4          

I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth.


Proverbs 15:5 

A fool spurns a parent’s discipline, but whoever heeds correction shows prudence.


1 John 3:1         

See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him.


Romans 8:14   

For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God.


John 1:12          

Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God.

  • Sara Varughese

15 Wonderful Bible Verses About God's Love

John 3:16          

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.


1 John 4:7-8      

Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.


1 John 4:9-11  

This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him. This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.


1 John 4:16      

And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them.


Isaiah 54:10     

Though the mountains be shaken and the hills be removed, yet my unfailing love for you will not be shaken nor my covenant of peace be removed,” says the Lord, who has compassion on you.


Romans 5:8       

But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.


Romans 8:37-39             

No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.


Galatians 2:20 

I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.


Psalms 136:26 

Give thanks to the God of heaven. His love endures forever.


Ephesians 2:4-5             

But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions—it is by grace you have been saved.


Psalms 86:15   

But you, Lord, are a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness.


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 John 3:1         

See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him.


John 15:13       

Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one's life for one's friends.


Deuteronomy 7:9         

Know therefore that the Lord your God is God; he is the faithful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commandments.

  • Sara Varughese

15 Encouraging Bible Verses For Youth

Proverbs 20:29

The glory of young men is their strength, gray hair the splendor of the old.


Job 33:25          

Let their flesh be renewed like a child’s; let them be restored as in the days of their youth’—


Psalms 103:5   

Who satisfies your desires with good things so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.


Psalms 144:12 

Then our sons in their youth will be like well-nurtured plants, and our daughters will be like pillars carved to adorn a palace.


Isaiah 40:30     

Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall;


Psalms 71:5     

For you have been my hope, Sovereign Lord, my confidence since my youth.


Lamentations 3:25-27 

The Lord is good to those whose hope is in him, to the one who seeks him; it is good to wait quietly for the salvation of the Lord. It is good for a man to bear the yoke while he is young.


Psalms 119:9   

How can a young person stay on the path of purity? By living according to your word.


Psalms 71:17    

Since my youth, God, you have taught me, and to this day I declare your marvelous deeds.


Leviticus 19:32

“ ‘Stand up in the presence of the aged, show respect for the elderly and revere your God. I am the Lord.


1 Peter 5:5        

In the same way, you who are younger, submit yourselves to your elders. All of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because, “God opposes the proud but shows favor to the humble.”


Ephesians 6:2-3             

"Honor your father and mother"--which is the first commandment with a promise--"so that it may go well with you and that you may enjoy long life on the earth."


Proverbs 1:8   

Listen, my son, to your father's instruction and do not forsake your mother's teaching.


Proverbs 6:20 

My son, keep your father’s command and do not forsake your mother’s teaching.


Proverbs 5:18 

May your fountain be blessed, and may you rejoice in the wife of your youth.

  • Sara Varughese