21 Powerful Bible Verses Every Christian Needs to Memorize

As Christians, it is important for us to study and memorize God’s word (the Bible). The Bible provides assurance of salvation and it is authoritative in the sense that it contains the rights to prescribe beliefs and actions. Memorizing the Bible will set us straight when we are going astray and when trouble or temptation comes, we will be able to tackle it.

“However, the Most High does not dwell in temples made with hands, as the prophet says:” Acts 7:48

This means that the temple is no longer a building but it abides in us. Every christian is a mobile temple because the spirit of God abides in us and as temples, we are to carry God’s word in our hearts- read the word, speak the word, breathe the word.  Here are some passages in the Bible that every believer should know:

Verses of ComfortVerses to Strengthen Faith
In Times of TrialsSpiritual Warfare

These 20 Bible verses can be very helpful to us in various situations. What’re your favorite verses?”

VERSES OF COMFORT

John 3:16
For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.

Romans 8:28
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.

James 4:8
Draw near to God and He will draw near to you! Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.

Philippians 4:6
Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God

Philippians 4:19
And my God will liberally supply (fill to the full) my every need according to His riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

BIBLE VERSES TO STRENGTHEN FAITH

Romans 10:17
So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.

Proverbs 3:5-6
Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him and He will direct your path

Psalm 27:4
One thing I ask from the Lord , this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the Lord and to seek him in his temple.

Psalm 139:14
I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.

Psalms 46:10
“Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.”

Luke 10:19
I have given you authority to tread on serpents and scorpions, and over all the power of the enemy, and nothing shall hurt you.

BIBLE VERSES IN TIMES OF TRIALS

James 1:2-3
Consider it wholly joyful, my brethren, whenever you are enveloped in or encounter trials of any sort or fall into various temptations. Be assured and understand that the trial and proving of your faith bring out endurance and steadfastness and patience.

Ephesians 2:10
For we are God’s [own] handiwork (His workmanship), recreated in Christ Jesus, [born anew] that we may do those good works which God predestined (planned beforehand) for us [taking paths which He prepared ahead of time], that we should walk in them [living the good life which He prearranged and made ready for us to live].

1 Peter 2:9
But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a dedicated nation, [God’s] own purchased, special people, that you may set forth the wonderful deeds and display the virtues and perfections of Him Who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light. [Exod. 19:5, 6.]

Psalm 16:11 
You direct me on the path that leads to a beautiful life. As I walk with You, the pleasures are never-ending, and I know true joy and contentment.

Luke 1:37-38
For with God nothing is ever impossible and no word from God shall be without power or impossible of fulfillment. Then Mary said, Behold, I am the handmaiden of the Lord; let it be done to me according to what you have said. And the angel left her.

SPIRITUAL WARFARE

2 Corinthians 10:4-6
For the weapons of our warfare are not carnal but mighty in God for pulling down strongholds, casting down arguments and every high thing that exalts itself against the knowledge of God, bringing every thought into captivity to the obedience of Christ, and being ready to punish all disobedience when your obedience is fulfilled.

Hebrews 4:16
Let us approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, that we may receive mercy & find grace in our time of need.

Isaiah 54:17 
No weapon formed against you shall prosper, And every tongue which rises against you in judgment You shall condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord, And their righteousness is from Me,” Says the Lord.

Psalm 27:1
The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear?

1 John 4:4
You are from God, little children, and have overcome them. Because greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world.

1 Peter 5:8-9
Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith.