Top 10 Bible Verses for Graduation and Life

Graduation is a great milestone in life. A time of joy & celebration. This list of Bible verses for graduation is extensive. You will discover more than 35 wonderful Bible verses and passages, God’s Holy truth, to encourage and guide graduates.

Every person’s story of dedication, hard work and sacrifice is unique. Whether a parent, grandparent, friend or associate, below you will find will find the perfect bible verse for each special graduate.


Share God’s wisdom with those you love as they embark on their new journey in life. 

Use for graduation announcements, a yearbook page or to accompany your congratulations whether sending via Facebook, Twitter, texts or cards.

Also perfect to engrave or embroider on graduation gifts.

Students of all
ages are graduating around the world.

God’s word is so rich and meaningful.
It speaks to each person individually, meeting them where they are in this moment of their life and their spiritual walk (or lack thereof). 

Be a conduit of God’s love. Seize this opportunity to impart God’s truth from the Bible. It will be a blessing to all who receive it.

May God will use you for His eternal purposes!

Only an ongoing and personal relationship with God and belief in Jesus as Lord and Savior can lead to the life God intended for his children.

To God be the glory!


Mark 12:30 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul
and with all your mind and with all your strength.

Proverbs 3:5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart
and lean not on your own understanding
in all your ways submit to him,
and he will make your paths straight

Philippians 4:13 I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.

1 Timothy 4:1Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct,in love, in faith and in purity.

Jeremiah 29:11-13 For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me and I will listen to you.
You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.

Philippians 4:4-8 Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!

Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything,
but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.
And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy — think about such things.

Matthew 6:33 But seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things
will be added to you.

Romans 12:2 Do not conform to the pattern of this world,but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.
Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is-his good, pleasing and perfect will

Romans 8:28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.

Colossians 3:23 Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for men

Psalm 139:9-10 If I rise on the wings of the dawn,
If I settle on the far side of the sea,
even there your hand will guide me,
your right hand will hold me fast

Proverbs 1:7 The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge, but foods despise wisdom and understanding

Read The Fear of the Lord- What does it mean?

Psalm 25:4-6 Show me your ways, Lord, teach me your paths. Guide me in your truth and teach me,

for your are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long. Remember, Lord, your great mercy and love, for they are from old.

Micah 6:8 He has told you, O man, what is good; And what does the LORD require of you But to do justice, to love kindness, And to walk humbly with your God?

Proverbs 16:3 Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.

Ephesians 2:10 For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.

2 Corinthians 5:20 Now then, we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God were pleading through us:
we implore you on Christ’s behalf, be reconciled to God.

Romans 15:13 May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Psalm 119:105 Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.

Romans 12:10 Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.

1 Peter 4:10-12 Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.
If anyone speaks, they should do so as one who speaks
the very words of God.
If anyone serves, they should do so with the strength God provides, so that in all things God may be praised through Jesus Christ.
To him be the glory and the power for ever and ever. Amen.

Psalm 119:9-11 How can a young person stay on the path of purity? By living according to your word. I seek you with all my heart; do not let me stray from your commands.

 2 Peter 1:5-8 For this very reason, make every effort to add to your faith goodness; and to goodness, knowledge;and to knowledge, self-control and to self-control, perseverance; and to perseverance,
godliness; and to godliness, mutual affection;
and to mutual affection, Love.
For if you possess these qualities in increasing measure, they will keep you for being ineffective and unproductive in your knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ.

1 Corinthians 3:9 For we are God’s fellow workers; you are God’s field, God’s building

Colossians 1:9-12 For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you. We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives, so that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and please him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God, being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience,

and giving joyful thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of his holy people in the kingdom of light.

Joshua 1:9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid: do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.

1 Corinthians 16:13-14 Be on the alert, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.

Let all that you do be done in love.

Psalm 46:10 Be still, and know that I am God;

I will be exalted among the nations,
I will be exalted in the earth.”

Philippians 1:6 For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus

Proverbs 19:2 Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails.

1 Corinthians 15:57-58 But thanks be to God! He gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm.
Let nothing move you.
Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord,
because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain

Matthew 28:19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit

Hebrews 10:24 And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds

Matthew 5:16 In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven,

James 5:12 But above all, my brothers, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or by any other oath, but let your “yes” be yes and your “no” be no,
so that you may not fall under condemnation

Psalm 91:1-2 He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord “My refuge and my fortress, My God, in whom I trust!”

Galatians 5:22-23 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness,
goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control.

Against such things there is no law.

Psalm 34:14 Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.

Ephesians 4:2 Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.

For those who do not know the Lord you may want to send them
How To Receive Eternal Salvation-Say “Yes” to Christ. 

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

This post, May 2013, is dedicated to Dylan and his class on the occasion of his graduation today.

Other verses to consider- Philippians 3:14-14, Psalm 2:1-10, Isaiah 41:10, Psalm 51:10

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