Bible verses to write in a card

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Including a verse from the Bible in a card is a great way to encourage someone and to make your card a little more personal.

It can be hard sometimes to think of just the right verse for the occasion, so I’ve put together a list of passages that could be appropriate for all the different cards you might be sending.

Of course this isn’t a definitive list, but it is a starting point, and it might inspire you to compile a list of your own favourite verses to add to your cards.

If you’d like a printable copy of this list to use at home, click HERE to download yours for free.

List of Bible verses to write in a card

Bible verses for birthday cards

  • This is the day that the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it. Psalm 118:24 (ESV)
  • The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you. Numbers 6:24-25 (NIV)
  • '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 (NIV)


Bible verses for thank you cards

  • I have not stopped giving thanks for you, remembering you in my prayers. Ephesians 1:16 (NIV)
  • We always thank God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, when we pray for you. Colossians 1:3 (ESV)


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Bible verses for new baby cards

  • Before I formed you in the womb I knew you, before you were born I set you apart. Jeremiah 1:5 (NIV)
  • I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well. Psalm 139:14 (NIV)
  • Every good and perfect gift is from above. James 1:17 (NIV)


Bible verses for encouragement cards

  • She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come. Proverbs 31:25 (NIV)
  • For we live by faith, not by sight. 2 Corinthians 5:7 (NIV)
  • And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him. Romans 8:28 (NIV)
  • Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go. Joshua 1:9 (NIV)


Bible verses for sympathy cards

  • The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. Psalm 34:18 (NIV)
  • He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart. Psalm 91:4 (NIV)


Bible verses for Wedding and Anniversary cards

  • We love because he first loved us. 1 John 4:19 (NIV)
  • My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. John 15:12 (NIV)


Do let me know in the comments any particular Bible verses you like to use in your cards!

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  • Roy Anderson on

    For I know whom I have believed and am perduaded that He is able to keep that which I have commited unto Him until that Day.
    (2 Timothy 1v12)

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