Bible Verses about Life, Purpose in Life, Life and Death, Life is Short, Life is Good, Life is a Gift, Life is Precious, Life being beautiful, precious, temporary, hard, and worth it – Inspirational, Motivational & Encouraging Scripture Quotes. Explore Bible Verses, Scriptures, Quotes & Passages about Life, Life Purpose (i.e. Purpose in Life), Life and Death, Life is short, good, a gift, precious & beautiful, including Inspirational Bible verses about life being beautiful, life being precious, life being hard sometimes, life being short, life being temporary, and life being worth it. What the Bible says about life, life and death, life purpose, life struggles, life on earth, how short life is, (i.e. life being too short – the brevity of life), how good life is, how precious life is, and ultimately, how beautiful life is – life is a gift we must never take for granted. Life may seem hard sometimes, but God’s grace is always enough. God wants us to live abundant, peaceful and joyful lives – yes, God wants us to enjoy life! When we live lives that glorify God, we will by God’s grace find meaning, fulfillment and purpose in life. But we must always remember that this is not “home” for us – our life on earth is only temporary – Heaven is our true permanent home. We must also remember that where there is life, there is hope. We have no need to fear what life may bring, because our lives are in God’s hands. It is well!
Inspirational Bible Verses about Life & Purpose in Life – Scripture Quotes. Bible Passages & Scriptures on Life are organized into 12 sets, each under a different “Life” sub topic. See #11 for Our Purpose in life. I pray this is a blessing to you!
#1 Life Purpose (See #11 for more on Purpose in Life, See #12 for Summary on Life)
Life is Good with God in it- Our lives are in God’s hands
Psalm 138:8, ESV The Lord will fulfill his purpose for me; your steadfast love, O Lord, endures forever…
Jeremiah 29:11, ESV 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.
Romans 8:28, ESV And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
Romans 12:2, ESV Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
Isaiah 49:16, NLT …I have written your name on the palms of my hands.
Why am I here? Why was I created? ; Bible Verses about Being Precious to God
#2 Life is a gift – Enjoy Abundant Life!
God gave us the gift of life. He knew us before anyone else even set eyes on us. God wants us to have life – and have it abundantly.
Revelation 4:11, ESV Worthy are you, our Lord and God, to receive glory and honor and power, for you created all things, and by your will they existed and were created.
Jeremiah 1:5, ESV Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, and before you were born I consecrated you; I appointed you a prophet to the nations.”
Romans 6:23, ESV For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
John 10:10, ESV The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly.
Ecclesiastes 9:9-9, MSG Seize life! Eat bread with gusto, Drink wine with a robust heart. Oh yes—God takes pleasure in your pleasure! Dress festively every morning. Don’t skimp on colors and scarves. Relish life with the spouse you love Each and every day of your precarious life. Each day is God’s gift.
Bible Verses about living in the present
#3 Life Struggles
Yes, life is hard sometimes, but His grace is always enough. God is our strength, and Life is worth it with God on our side. When there is life, there is hope! We have hope because we have God, and God is our strength in life.
Psalm 27:1, KJV 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?
2 Corinthians 12:9, ESV But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.”
John 16:33, ESV I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”
Psalm 73:26, ESV My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
Philippians 4:13, ESV I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
Psalm 57:2, ESV I cry out to God Most High, to God who fulfills his purpose for me.
Ecclesiastes 9:4, ESV …he who is joined with all the living has hope…
Bible Verses about Crying Out to God, Bible Verses about Peace and Strength,
Bible Verses about Adversity, Feeling Overwhelmed, Bible Verses about Hope
#4 Life is Short – Cherish it, & Be Thankful, Joyful & Prayerful
Sometimes it feels like life is too short. May we never take life for granted, but always be thankful, joyful and prayerful, growing in wisdom every day. Amen.
Psalm 90:12, NLT Teach us to realize the brevity of life, so that we may grow in wisdom.
Psalm 103:2, NLT Let all that I am praise the Lord; may I never forget the good things he does for me.
Psalm 90:12, ESV So teach us to number our days that we may get a heart of wisdom.
1 Thessalonians 5:16-18, ESV Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.
Bible Verses about Being Thankful, Bible Verses about Being Happy, Joyful, Cheerful,
Bible Verses about Wisdom, Bible Verses about the Power of Prayer
#5 Life is precious, & Life is beautiful when we commit our lives in God’s hands.
Proverbs 3:5-6, ESV Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.
Psalm 119:105, ESV Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.
John 3:16, ESV For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
John 8:12, ESV …I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.
Bible Verses about Trusting God
#6 Life on Earth is Temporary – Heaven is our true home
Philippians 3:20, NKJV For our citizenship is in heaven, from which we also eagerly wait for the Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ.
Bible Verses about Following Christ, Jesus, God, Being an Ambassador
#7 Jesus is Life
John 8:12, ESV …I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the light of life.
John 11:25-26, ESV …I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die.
1 John 5:20, ESV And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, so that we may know him who is true; and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.
John 14:6, ESV …I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me…”
John 6:35, ESV Jesus said to them, “I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever believes in me shall never thirst…” Getting to know God
#8 Life and Death – Choose Life
Proverbs 14:27, NIV The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, turning a person from the snares of death.
Proverbs 18:21, ESV Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits.
Deuteronomy 30:19-20, ESV … I have set before you life and death, blessing and curse. Therefore choose life, that you and your offspring may live, loving the LORD your God, obeying his voice and holding fast to him, for he is your life and length of days, that you may dwell in the land that the LORD swore to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them.
#9 Life is more than “stuff”
Luke 12:15, NLT Beware! Guard against every kind of greed. Life is not measured by how much you own.
Philippians 3:8-9, NLT Yes, everything else is worthless when compared with the infinite value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have discarded everything else, counting it all as garbage, so that I could gain Christ and become one with him. I no longer count on my own righteousness through obeying the law; rather, I become righteous through faith in Christ. For God’s way of making us right with himself depends on faith.
Hebrews 13:5, ESV Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, I will never leave you nor forsake you.
Matthew 6:19-21, ESV Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal, but lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where neither moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.
Matthew 6:33, ESV But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
Bible Verses about Generosity, Greed & Giving
#10 Sharing Life with Others – Share Life, & Speak Life!
Sharing life with others makes life much more enjoyable. Share joys with loved ones and your joy seems to multiply. Share problems/sorrows with loves ones and your problems seem to get smaller and smaller. Two are better than one, and like the saying goes: “A problem shared is a problem halved”! We must also remember to always speak life as we relate with others.
Ecclesiastes 4:9-12, NLT Two people are better off than one, for they can help each other succeed. If one person falls, the other can reach out and help. But someone who falls alone is in real trouble. Likewise, two people lying close together can keep each other warm. But how can one be warm alone? A person standing alone can be attacked and defeated, but two can stand back-to-back and conquer. Three are even better, for a triple-braided cord is not easily broken.
Bible Verses about Friendship, Bible Verses about the Power of Words
#11 Our Purpose in Life: Loving Others & Glorifying God with our lives
Our purpose in life is to glorify and honor God. When we glorify God with our lives, our bodies, time, talents, resources, etc, we find true purpose and meaning to life, and our lives are blessed. Honoring and glorifying God with our lives, talents and resources will no doubt affect those around us positively as we love others and shine for Christ. And we will by God’s grace live joyful, grateful and fulfilled lives as well.
Mark 12:30-31, ESV And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.”
Romans 12:1, NIV Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God—this is your true and proper worship.
Matthew 5:15-16, ESV You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden. Nor do people light a lamp and put it under a basket, but on a stand, and it gives light to all in the house. In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.
Bible Verses about Loving God First, Bible Verses about Loving Others,
Bible Verses about Glorifying God, Bible Verses about Serving God & Others,
What makes God happy? & What makes God sad?
#12 Summary of Thoughts on Life: The whole duty of man
Ecclesiastes 12:13-14, ESV The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man. For God will bring every deed into judgment, with every secret thing, whether good or evil.
Micah 6:8, ESV He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?
Hebrews 12:1, ESV Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us,
1 Timothy 6:12, ESV Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called and about which you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses.
1 Corinthians 10:31, ESV So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
Philippians 4:7, ESV And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. (Amen)
Thanks for reading, Dear Friends – Have a wonderfully blessed, stress-free, productive, and joyful day!
Much Love & Blessings,
Bomi Jolly ~ JollyNotes.com
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