Bible Verses to Start the Day

Your best start is in the Word of God! Find below a list of verses from the Bible to read when you wake up and help you begin your day, the work or school week, or a new project, in the best way possible.


Lamentations 3:22-23

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.


Isaiah 40:31

but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength.
They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.


Psalm 42:5

Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me?
Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.


Psalm 28:7

The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me.
My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him.


1 Corinthians 10:13

No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted,he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.


James 1:5

If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you.


Psalm 32:8

I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go;
I will counsel you with my loving eye on you.


Colossians 3:23-24

Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.


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.


Psalm 5:3

In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice;
in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.


Mark 1:35

Very early in the morning, while it was still dark, Jesus got up, left the house and went off to a solitary place, where he prayed.


Philippians 4:6-7

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.


Matthew 6:33

But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.


Proverbs 3:5-6

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.


Psalm 37:4

Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.


Numbers 6:24-25

The Lord bless you and keep you;
the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you;


Wish someone a good day with any of these verses!