10 Back to School Bible Verses

by Melanie Rainer on August 09, 2018




Summer is over and it’s time for kids to go back to school! For some children, this is an exciting season full of new friends and new adventures. For some, it is a nervous season, full of anxiety about new beginnings.


Here are 10 Bible verses to pray together as a family, or to encourage your kids about the new school year!



10 Back to School Bible Verses

Deuteronomy 31:6

“Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.”



Philippians 4:6-7

“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.”



Zephaniah 3:17

“The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.”



1 Corinthians 16:14

“Let all that you do be done in love.”



Galatians 5:22-23

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.”



John 15:12

“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.”



Proverbs 3:5-6

“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.”



Luke 6:31

“And as you wish that others would do to you, do so to them.”



Colossians 3:12

“Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience”



Colossians 3:23

“Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men”


Looking for more ways to encourage your kids in their faith?  Here are 20 Back to School Truths to Help Kids Know God Loves Them!

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