10 Bible Verses for Christian Graduates

Words of Encouragement, Hope, and Faith for Graduates

Bible Verses for Graduation
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Are you looking for just the right words of encouragement from the Bible to share with a special graduate in your life? This collection of Bible verses for graduation is designed to instill hope and faith in the hearts of young graduates as they celebrate their accomplishments and prepare for new experiences in life.

10 Graduation Bible Verses


Joshua 1:9:

...Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.(NIV)

Jeremiah 29:11:

"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." (NIV)

Psalm 16:7-11:

I will bless the Lord who guides me; even at night my heart instructs me.
I know the Lord is always with me. I will not be shaken, for he is right beside me. No wonder my heart is glad, and I rejoice. My body rests in safety. For you will not leave my soul among the dead or allow your holy one to rot in the grave. You will show me the way of life, granting me the joy of your presence and the pleasures of living with you forever.

Psalm 71:5:

For You are my hope, O Lord GOD;
You are my trust from my youth.

Psalm 119:9-11

How can a young person stay pure? By obeying your word. I have tried hard to find you—don’t let me wander from your commands. I have hidden your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you. (NLT)

Psalm 119:103-105:

How sweet your words taste to me; they are sweeter than honey. Your commandments give me understanding; no wonder I hate every false way of life. Your word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path. (NLT)

Proverbs 3:5-6:

Trust in the LORD with all your heart
and lean not on your own understanding;
in all your ways acknowledge him,
and he will make your paths straight.

Proverbs 19:21:

Many are the plans in a man's heart, but it is the LORD's purpose that prevails. (NIV)

Romans 8:28:

And we know that God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them. (NLT)

1 Timothy 4:12:

Don’t let anyone think less of you because you are young. Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith, and your purity. (NLT)

Many important life occasions can be enhanced with Biblical words appropriate to the occasion and to the person you are celebrating. Nothing enhances a gift like a card inscribed with carefully chosen Bible verses. 

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