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10 Encouraging Scriptures for New Believers in Jesus Christ


10 Encouraging Scriptures for New Believers in Jesus Christ


As a new believer in Jesus Christ, starting on your spiritual journey can be both exciting and overwhelming. One of the most valuable tools you have at your disposal is the Bible, God's Word, which is filled with wisdom, guidance, and encouragement for every step of your walk with Him.


Here are ten scriptures that will not only encourage you but also propel you to dive deeper into the Bible:


  • Jeremiah 29:11 (NLT): "For I know the plans I have for you," says the Lord. "They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope." This verse reminds us that God has a purpose and a plan for our lives, and His plans are always good.


  • Psalm 119:105 (NLT): "Your word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path." God's Word illuminates our path and guides us in every decision we make. As you read the Bible, you'll find direction and clarity for your life.


  • 2 Timothy 3:16-17 (NLT): "All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right. God uses it to prepare and equip his people to do every good work." The Bible is not just any book—it is God's inspired Word, designed to equip us for every aspect of our lives.


  • Matthew 6:33 (NLT): "Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need." Prioritizing God and His kingdom in your life brings blessings and fulfillment beyond measure.


  • Romans 8:28 (NLT): "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." Even in the midst of trials and challenges, we can trust that God is working everything together for our good.


  • Joshua 1:8 (NLT): "Study this Book of Instruction continually. Meditate on it day and night so you will be sure to obey everything written in it. Only then will you prosper and succeed in all you do." Meditating on God's Word is key to living a life of obedience and success.


  • Psalm 37:4 (NLT): "Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you your heart’s desires." When we delight in God and align our desires with His, He fulfills the desires of our hearts.


  • Philippians 4:13 (NLT): "For I can do everything through Christ, who gives me strength." With God's strength, there is nothing we cannot accomplish.


  • James 1:5 (NLT): "If you need wisdom, ask our generous God, and he will give it to you. He will not rebuke you for asking." God promises to give us wisdom when we ask Him, guiding us in every decision we make.


  • Hebrews 4:12 (NLT): "For the word of God is alive and powerful. It is sharper than the sharpest two-edged sword, cutting between soul and spirit, between joint and marrow. It exposes our innermost thoughts and desires."


The Bible has the power to transform our lives from the inside out, revealing our innermost thoughts and guiding us toward righteousness.


As you begin your journey as a new believer, immerse yourself in God's Word, allowing these scriptures to encourage and guide you every step of the way. Remember, the Bible is more than just a book—it is the living and active Word of God, waiting to transform your life.

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