Graduation is always the season of excitement and celebration for new high school graduates and their families. Inspiring Bible verses help you keep your focus on Christ even as you celebrate this great achievement in your lives.
As the students are overwhelmed and excited by this new milestone, there is a feeling of sadness because they have to say goodbye to their alma mater and schoolmates who were so close to them.
So at this moment, their emotions can be up and down, and at this point, it’s so important for them to understand what the Bible has to say about graduation.
These 16 Bible verses for graduating High School students remind them that even in the face of uncertainty, God is always with them:
1). PROVERBS 16:3
Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will succeed.
2). 1 TIMOTHY 4:12
Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in life, in love, in faith, and in purity.
3). JEREMIAH 29:11-13
I know the plans I have in mind for you, declares the Lord; they are plans for peace, not a disaster, to give you a future filled with hope. When you call me and come and pray to me, I will listen to you. When you search for me, yes, search for me with all your heart, you will find me.
4). PHILIPPIANS 1:6
I’m sure about this: the one who started a good work in you will stay with you to complete the job by the day of Christ Jesus.
5). COLOSSIANS 3:23
Whatever you do, do it from the heart for the Lord and not for people.
6). MATTHEW 6:33
Instead, desire first and foremost God’s kingdom and God’s righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
7). PROVERBS 3:6
Know him in all your paths, and he will keep your ways straight.
8). DEUTERONOMY 31: 6
Be strong! Be fearless! Don’t be afraid and don’t be scared by your enemies, because the Lord your God is the one who marches with you. He won’t let you down, and he won’t abandon you.
9). ISAIAH 43:19
Look! I’m doing a new thing; now it sprouts up; don’t you recognize it? I’m making a way in the desert, paths in the wilderness.
10). JOHN 14:27
Peace I leave with you. My peace I give you. I give to you not as the world gives. Don’t be troubled or afraid.
11). 2 TIMOTHY 1:7
God didn’t give us a spirit that is timid but one that is powerful, loving, and self-controlled.
12). ROMANS 12:2
Don’t be conformed to the patterns of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds so that you can figure out what God’s will is — what is good and pleasing and mature.
13). ISAIAH 26:4
Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord is a rock for all ages.
14). PROVERBS 13:20
Walk with wise people and become wise; befriend fools and get in trouble.
15). JAMES 1:12
Those who stand firm during testing are blessed. They are tried and true. They will receive the life God has promised to those who love him as their reward.
16). PHILIPPIANS 1:9-11
This is my prayer: that your love might become even richer and richer with knowledge and all kinds of insight. I pray this so that you will be able to decide what really matters and so you will be sincere and blameless on the day of Christ. I pray that you will then be filled with the fruit of righteousness, which comes from Jesus Christ, in order to give glory and praise to God.