15 Bible Verses about Devotions

Psalm 1:2 ESV / 18 helpful votes

But his delight is in the law of the Lord, and on his law he meditates day and night.

2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV / 16 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.

Romans 15:4 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For whatever was written in former days was written for our instruction, that through endurance and through the encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 10 helpful votes

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

Luke 5:16 ESV / 8 helpful votes

But he would withdraw to desolate places and pray.

Psalm 119:48 ESV / 8 helpful votes

I will lift up my hands toward your commandments, which I love, and I will meditate on your statutes.

Mark 1:35-38 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And rising very early in the morning, while it was still dark, he departed and went out to a desolate place, and there he prayed. And Simon and those who were with him searched for him, and they found him and said to him, “Everyone is looking for you.” And he said to them, “Let us go on to the next towns, that I may preach there also, for that is why I came out.”

Psalm 143:5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

I remember the days of old; I meditate on all that you have done; I ponder the work of your hands.

Psalm 37:4 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

Mark 6:31 ESV / 5 helpful votes

And he said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a desolate place and rest a while.” For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat.

Luke 22:29 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And I assign to you, as my Father assigned to me, a kingdom,

Psalm 46:10 ESV / 4 helpful votes

“Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!”

Joshua 1:8 ESV / 4 helpful votes

This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.

Psalm 103:1-22 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Of David. Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me, bless his holy name! Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits, who forgives all your iniquity, who heals all your diseases, who redeems your life from the pit, who crowns you with steadfast love and mercy, who satisfies you with good so that your youth is renewed like the eagle's. ...

1 Samuel 25:14-33 ESV / 3 helpful votes

But one of the young men told Abigail, Nabal's wife, “Behold, David sent messengers out of the wilderness to greet our master, and he railed at them. Yet the men were very good to us, and we suffered no harm, and we did not miss anything when we were in the fields, as long as we went with them. They were a wall to us both by night and by day, all the while we were with them keeping the sheep. Now therefore know this and consider what you should do, for harm is determined against our master and against all his house, and he is such a worthless man that one cannot speak to him.” Then Abigail made haste and took two hundred loaves and two skins of wine and five sheep already prepared and five seahs of parched grain and a hundred clusters of raisins and two hundred cakes of figs, and laid them on donkeys. ...

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