A birthday is a special day that marks a celebration of life, of gratitude for the precious gift that God has given us.
It’s a time to reflect on the year we’ve just completed, and a day to look forward to the future, with gratitude for the blessings received and hope for the year ahead.
When wishing your loved one a happy day, it can be meaningful to include a message of encouragement and inspiration. What better way to do so than through the timeless wisdom of the Bible?
Whether your loved one is celebrating a milestone or just another year of life, these 30 birthday Bible verses are sure to uplift their spirit and bring them comfort and joy on their special day.
These verses cover a range of themes, from God’s blessings and protection to the promise of eternal life to the importance of trusting in the Lord and seeking His guidance.
They remind us of God’s love and faithfulness and encourage us to live a life that honors Him. Take a look at this list and choose the verses that speak to your heart, just as they spoke to mine when I selected them. Let your loved one know just how much you cherish and appreciate them on their big day.
Bible Verses For Birthday Wishes
My daughter’s birthday is coming up and while thinking of what to write in her card I decided that I wanted to share a birthday Bible verse or two that can give her strength and encouragement, especially if she were to look back at older birthday cards in the future. Here are some of my favorites.
“May the Lord bless you and protect you.” – Numbers 6:24
“This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” – Psalm 118:24
“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.” – Jeremiah 29:11
“The Lord your God is with you, the Mighty Warrior who saves. He will take great delight in you; in his love he will no longer rebuke you, but will rejoice over you with singing.” – Zephaniah 3:17
“You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.”– C.S. Lewis
“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.” – Proverbs 3:5-6
“The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.” – Numbers 6:24-26
“For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother’s womb. I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.” – Psalm 139:13-14
“He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.” – Ecclesiastes 3:11
“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.” – Psalm 28:7
“Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.” – Psalm 119:105
“I can do all this through him who gives me strength.” – Philippians 4:13
“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.” – John 3:16
“May he give you the desire of your heart and make all your plans succeed.” – Psalm 20:4
“The day we are born is a day God smiles on us.” – Gerard De Nerval
“The Lord is good, a refuge in times of trouble. He cares for those who trust in him.” – Nahum 1:7
“Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.” – James 1:17
“The name of the Lord is a fortified tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.” – Proverbs 18:10
“For you are my rock and my fortress; and for your name’s sake you lead me and guide me.” – Psalm 31:3
“Do not be afraid, for I am with you; I will bring your children from the east and gather you from the west.” – Isaiah 43:5
“I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being.” – Ephesians 3:16
“May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us; establish the work of our hands for us— yes, establish the work of our hands.” – Psalm 90:17
“Every year that passes is a reminder of the grace of God that sustains us, the love of God that surrounds us, and the hope of heaven that awaits us.” – Billy Graham
“But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.” – Matthew 6:33
“The Lord is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in love.” – Psalm 145:8
“The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul.” – Psalm 23:1-3″
Delight yourself in the Lord and he will give you the desires of your heart.” – Psalm 37:4
“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.” – Galatians 5:22-23
“Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or discouraged because of the king of Assyria and the vast army with him, for there is a greater power with us than with him.” – 2 Chronicles 32:7
“As we grow older, we learn more about what is important in life and what is not. We learn to treasure the moments that matter and to let go of the things that don’t.” – Max Lucado
“For in him we live and move and have our being.” – Acts 17:28
“The Lord will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail.” – Isaiah 58:11
“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” – Isaiah 41:10
“The Lord is my light and my salvation— whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life— of whom shall I be afraid?” – Psalm 27:1
A Bible Verse For Birthday Wishes
These Bible verses and quotes are meant to encourage us to focus on the things that truly matter in life – our relationship with God, our love for others, and our growth and maturity as individuals.
They remind us that each year of life is a gift from God and that we should cherish and celebrate it with gratitude and joy.
Do you have your own favorite birthday bible verses? Tell us what they are in the comments!
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