Aug 22, 2017 by Isabella Cox

23 Incredibly Significant, Yet Short, Bible Verses

Scripture doesn't have to be long-winded and complex to contain a powerful message. There are Bible verses that say in only a few words everything we need to know! Here are some short, yet incredibly significant Bible verses that you'll want to put on the top of your verse memorization list! 

1. 1 Thessalonians 5:16
“Rejoice always.”

2. James 4:8a
“Come near to God and he will come near to you.”

3. Philippians 4:13
“I can do all this through him who gives me strength.”

4. Psalm 150:6
“Let everything that has breath praise the LORD. Praise the LORD.”

5. Hebrews 13:8
“Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.”

6. Romans 7:22 
“For in my inner being I delight in God's law.”

7. John 11:35
“Jesus Wept”

8. 1 John 4:19 
“We love because he first loved us.”

9. 1 Timothy 6:6 
“But godliness with contentment is great gain.”

10. Philippians 2:14 
“Do everything without grumbling or arguing.”

11. Psalm 27:1b
“The LORD is the stronghold of my life-- of whom shall I be afraid?”

12. 1 Thessalonians 5:25 
“Brothers and sisters, pray for us.”

13. Psalm 119:105
“Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.”

14. Romans 10:13
"Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved."

15. Colossians 3:2
“Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.”

16. Matthew 11:30
“For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”

17. 1 Thessalonians 5:17
“Pray continually.”

18. Romans 3:23
“For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.”

19. Proverbs 10:12 
“Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs.”

20. Psalm 56:3
“When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.”

21. 1 Thessalonians 5:19
“Do not quench the Spirit.”

22. John 1:4 
“In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind.”

22. John 10:30
“I and the Father are one.”

23. Numbers 6:24
“The LORD bless you and keep you.”

As you can see, some of the most vital themes in Scripture are contained in these simple, one-line verses! What a beautiful thing it is that something as significant as the Gospel can be contained in so few words. 

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