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25 Bible Verses for Children that they need to know

25 Bible Verses for Children that they need to know

Have you ever wondered what are the most important Bible verses that you need to teach your children?

Teaching the whole Bible to our children is a must. But there are a few bible verses that are foundational and super important for your children to know.

In this post, you will find Bible verses that every kid should know. You can even use these bible verses to teach toddlers!

How to teach bible verses to children

Whether your children are little or older, one thing is certain: The more they hear it, the faster they will learn it.

When I teach my kids a bible verse for the first time, I read it to them and then I explain to them what the Bible verse means. After that, they repeat the verse with me a few times every night before going to bed.

It takes a few days for them to learn it, depending on the size of the verse. Once they learn the verse we move on to a new one but now and then we come back to the verses we have already learned to make sure they stay fresh in their mind and in their hearts.

Teaching our kids the way of The Lord should be our first priority. In this post you will find 25 Bible Verses that will help you lay a great foundation in their lives.

Inspirational Bible Verses for Children

All Bible verses are written using the New International Version and The New King James Version, which makes it easier for kids to memorize.

Genesis 1:1 In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.

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.

Acts 16:31 Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved; you and your household

Romans 10:17 So then faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.

Romans 10:9 If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.

Matthew 22:39 Love your neighbor as yourself.

Matthew 5:14 You are the light of the world.

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 56:3 When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.

Philippians 4:13 I can do all this through Christ who gives me strength.

Matthew 19:26 With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.

Luke 6:31 Do to others as you would have them do to you.

Ephesians 6:1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right.

Hebrews 11:6 And without faith it is impossible to please God because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.

John 14:6 Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”

Mark 11:24 Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.

Philippians 4:8 Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable– is excellent or praiseworthy–think about such things.

Matthew 22:37 Jesus replied: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.”

Joshua 1:5 No one will be able to stand against you all the days of your life. As I was with Moses, so I will be with you; I will never leave you nor forsake you.

Acts 20:35 It is more blessed to give than to receive.

2 Corinthians 9:6 Remember this: Whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows generously will also reap generously.

Proverbs 18:21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue, And those who love it will eat its fruit.

Psalm 119:105 Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.

Psalm 139:14 I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.

Proverbs 4:20-22 My son, pay attention to what I say; turn your ear to my words. Do not let them out of your sight, keep them within your heart; for they are life to those who find them and health to one’s whole body.


Teaching our kids the way of The Lord is the most important job that we have. It’s never too early to start teaching them.

Use these bible verses for children to create a solid foundation. This post on biblical truths you must teach your kids will help you lay a great foundation based on The Word of God.

What other verses are you teaching your kids? Leave me a comment and let me know and don’t forget to share this post with a friend!

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Born in Costa Rica. Wife and mother of 2 boys. Studied Biblical and Ministerial Studies and graduated from Harvest School of Ministry. Helping you and encouraging you to develop a personal relationship with the Lord so you can live a beautiful kingdom life.


  1. April

    Great list 🙂 I love hearing my children recite Scripture, it’s cute even when they mess up the words. 💕

    • Carolina

      I know right! They sound so cute, I wonder if that is how God sees us, His children.

  2. Kristi Woods

    Wonderful tips and verses. John 3:16 was the first I ever memorized. Still hidden in the heart to this day. It’s important to teach our littles the value and words of the Bible.

    • Carolina

      Yes, there is power in His word and the sooner they learn it the better. Thanks for stopping by!

  3. Rachel

    What a great list! Thanks for putting it together! I think adults could use this list, too, if they want to get started with Scripture memory.

    • Carolina

      I think so too, these are great scriptures that we all need to know!

    • Carolina

      Yes, same here.

  4. Donna Miller

    This is so beautiful Carolina! Children pick up things so quickly. So awesome that you are storing up these treasures in their hearts at such a young age. ❤

    • Carolina

      Thank you so much!

  5. Elle

    Great list! Is it printable?


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