A cup of coffee and meditating on some Good Morning Bible Verses – the best way to start your day!
Connecting with God is one of the most important things you can do to start your day right. Putting God first through prayer, worship, and reading the Bible helps you prepare for the day ahead in a way that pleases God.
Through these encouraging bible verses for a good morning, we will see that there are many benefits to meeting with God in the morning.
It’s not easy to have this quiet time in the morning especially if you’re a busy mom. But God encourages us to create time in our schedules and be intentional about our time with him.
If you’re not a morning person, start with a short morning prayer or 1 verse a day that you can read to start your day. As you do this more consistently it becomes a habit that sets the pace for a bright day ahead.
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Good Morning Bible Verses to Start the Day
As you make conversations with God part of your morning routine each day, you will be inspired to face the day with courage and confidence. But what do you say to God in the morning?
These good morning scriptures will guide you to speak God’s word each morning. God is faithful to honor his word and do according to what it says.
As you meditate upon these good morning bible verses, you’ll know that you’re doing God’s will. His favor, grace, and blessings will surely be upon you.
But first and most importantly seek (aim at, strive after) His kingdom and His righteousness [His way of doing and being right—the attitude and character of God], and all these things will be given to you also. Matthew 6:33 AMP
God must be first and foremost in our lives before we focus on and do anything else. When we prioritize Him, He blesses us and everything else that’s important in our lives.
And rising very early in the morning, while it was still dark, he departed and went out to a desolate place, and there he prayed. Mark 1:35 ESV
Jesus Christ is our perfect example of seeking God first in the morning. The Bible says he would rise and look for a quiet place to meet with his father. He understood the importance of getting guidance from God for the upcoming day.
When we follow what Jesus Christ did, we show that we are truly His faithful disciples.
This is the day the Lord has made. We will rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24 NLT
The Sovereign Lord has given me his words of wisdom, so that I know how to comfort the weary. Morning by morning he wakens me and opens my understanding to his will. Isaiah 50:4 NLT
Every day is a blessing from God. We don’t do anything to deserve a fresh day from God but he gives it to us because he is gracious and merciful towards us. So we praise the Lord and thank him for the new day and we rejoice that we are alive to see it.
As we are refreshed by God’s word each morning, we can also refresh and comfort others.
The heavens are telling of the glory of God; And the expanse [of heaven] is declaring the work of His hands. Day after day pours forth speech, And night after night reveals knowledge. Psalm 19:1-2 AMP
When we see a new day, we’re seeing God’s glory revealed to the world. The heavens declare his wonderful work. God doesn’t want us to miss it.
Every day the Lord invites us to see him in creation, in people, and our circumstances. That’s how we get to know him more and connect with him.
The Lord is my shepherd; I have all that I need. Psalm 23:1 NLT
This good morning bible verse points to the Lord’s provision. As our Good Shepherd, the Lord tends to our needs each day. It’s so encouraging to know that we have a heavenly father who takes care of us.
Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer. Psalm 19:14 ESV
As we arise each morning, we seek to do God’s will because there is a reward when we do. So we ask him to help us to think, speak and act in a way that pleases him. He is our redeemer and our rock that we can lean on to strengthen and guide us.
Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established. Proverbs 16:3 ESV
And may the Lord our God show us his approval and make our efforts successful. Yes, make our efforts successful! Psalm 90:17 NLT
Sometimes we work so hard in our own power and don’t see the fruits of our labor. It could be because you’re trying to do it all and not calling on God to help you.
Trust in the Lord with all your heart; do not depend on your own understanding. Seek his will in all you do, and he will show you which path to take. Proverbs 3:5-6 NLT
Whether your work is in the home or outside the home, God wants you to commit your work to Him. Put all your plans for the day into his loving hands in the morning. Ask him to make all your efforts successful and he will do it for you.
1 Chronicles 16:11
Seek the Lord and His strength; Seek His face continually [longing to be in His presence]. 1 Chronicles 16:11 AMP
Teach me Your way, O Lord, I will walk and live in Your truth; Direct my heart to fear Your name [with awe-inspired reverence and submissive wonder]. Psalm 86:11 AMP
Each morning, God asks us not to depend on our own understanding and strength but to trust in Him. When we seek him in everything we do, our paths will become clear.
If we don’t know how to trust in God and live according to his truth, we can ask him to teach us. He will direct our hearts to fear him and submit to his will.
Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit within me. Psalm 51:10 ESV
The start of the new day is a great time to ask God to renew our spirits and give us a clean heart. Jesus Christ is ready, willing, and able to cleanse us from our sins because that’s one of the reasons he died on the cross.
He is our redeemer and he restores our souls.
2 Timothy 1:7
For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline. 2 Timothy 1:7 NLT
Be strong and courageous, do not be afraid or tremble in dread before them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not fail you or abandon you. Deuteronomy 31:6 AMP
We may find ourselves stressed or scared about what is coming during the day ahead. But the Bible says that the spirit of fear and timidity is not from God. Rather, the Lord gives us courage, power, love, and self-discipline to face our challenges.
God will never fail us or abandon us in our time of need. He will never leave us nor forsake us.
How precious to me are your thoughts, O God! How vast is the sum of them! If I would count them, they are more than the sand. I awake, and I am still with you. Psalm 139:17-18 ESV
For I know the plans and thoughts that I have for you,’ says the Lord, ‘plans for peace and well-being and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope. Jeremiah 29:11 AMP
The creator of the heavens and earth thinks about us. That’s amazing to know and remember. God has not and will never forget us.
He has many thoughts of us, (even more than the sand) and all of them are good. When we go to sleep he is with us and when we awake he is still there. His thoughts towards us are of peace, a bright future, and hope.
For his anger is but for a moment, and his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning. Psalm 30:5 ESV
If you’ve ever been so sad that you cried yourself to sleep, this scripture is one to hold onto. God promises us that while we may weep at night, there is hope in the morning. He gives us joy and his favor when we go to him with our troubles.
Satisfy us each morning with your unfailing love, so we may sing for joy to the end of our lives. Psalm 90:14 NLT
Let me hear Your lovingkindness in the morning, For I trust in You. Teach me the way in which I should walk,For I lift up my soul to You. Psalm 143:8 AMP
These are such wonderful good morning scriptures. We want to remember God’s unfailing love in the morning because it brings us joy. When we know that our heavenly father loves us and is for us, we become secure and confident.
But as for me, I will sing about your power. Each morning I will sing with joy about your unfailing love. For you have been my refuge, a place of safety when I am in distress. Psalm 59:16 NLT
But I have cried out to You, O Lord, for help; And in the morning my prayer will come to You. Psalm 88:13 AMP
I rise before dawn and cry for help; I hope in your words. Psalm 119:147 ESV
O Lord, in the morning you hear my voice; in the morning I prepare a sacrifice for you and watch. Psalm 5:3 ESV
God invites us to pray to him in the morning when we are distressed. He is our refuge and place of safety from harm. The all-powerful King of kings will protect us from our enemies.
If any of you lacks wisdom [to guide him through a decision or circumstance], he is to ask of [our benevolent] God, who gives to everyone generously and without rebuke or blame, and it will be given to him. James 1:5 AMP
If there is one thing we know about God, it’s that He is generous. He doesn’t withhold anything good from us and he even gave us his son Jesus Christ to be the ultimate sacrifice for our sins.
God tells us in this scripture to arise in the morning and ask him for wisdom to make important decisions in our lives. He doesn’t consider our past sins or the times we have disobeyed him. Instead, he just gives us the wisdom to make the right choices because he is a loving father.
Because of the Lord’s great love, we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. Lamentations 3:22-23 NIV
This is such an encouraging good morning bible verse. It assures us of God’s great love for us as his children and that his compassion for us never fails. He faithfully gives us fresh love, grace, and mercy each day.
1 Peter 5:7
casting all your cares [all your anxieties, all your worries, and all your concerns, once and for all] on Him, for He cares about you [with deepest affection, and watches over you very carefully]. 1 Peter 5:7 AMP
do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6-7 ESV
What a powerful invitation from our Lord. Every morning He invites us not to burden ourselves with worry and anxiety but to rather cast it all on Him. He will take care of all that concerns us.
God wants us to pray to him with thanksgiving and focus more on what he has done and continues to do rather than focus on the problems we have. When we do that, he promises to give us peace in the middle of the storm.
This is the same peace and confidence in God that Jesus had when there was a storm and he slept in the boat while his disciples were panicking.
The same way our kids trust us to deal with their problems is the same way God wants us to trust him as our heavenly father.
I can do all things [which He has called me to do] through Him who strengthens and empowers me [to fulfill His purpose—I am self-sufficient in Christ’s sufficiency; I am ready for anything and equal to anything through Him who infuses me with inner strength and confident peace.] Philippians 4:13 AMP
O Lord, be gracious to us; we have waited [expectantly] for You. Be the arm of Your servants every morning [that is, their strength and their defense], Our salvation also in the time of trouble. Isaiah 33:2 AMP
In times of trouble, when we wait expectantly for the Lord to act, He will do it. He will be our strength, defense, and salvation when we trust in His time.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23 ESV
As we spend time with God each morning in his word and prayer, we will start to reflect his character. These fruits of the spirit are the result of our intimate relationship with our maker and the time spent learning from him and leaning on him.
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Good Morning Bible Verses Can Set the Tone for The Entire Day!
One of the most powerful ways to have a productive and blessed day is to spend time with God in the morning. God invites us to commit our day and work to him so we can have success.
Starting the day with gratitude for all God has done, all He is, and all we know He will do – that brings us closer and closer to Him.
There is so much that can stress us, worry us, and consume our minds during the day. That’s why holding onto God’s truth and promises will calm us and give us peace.
These encouraging bible verses for a good morning will inspire you to get your confidence from God and not from your own efforts. You will be reassured that you are loved and forgiven and can experience the joy of the Lord as you face each day with Him.
God promises to never leave us no matter what. He will go before you and will be with you as you begin each day. All you need to do is trust Him.