20 Bible Verses For Teens In These Challenging Times

There are many Bible Verses for teens to encourage them to have the fear of the Lord in their lives to draw closer to Him through His words and serve Him with all their hearts.


The Bible says in Jeremiah 1:5 “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you before you were born I set you apart; I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.” Every teenager is wonderfully made for a unique purpose to fulfill God’s plans for their lives.

As they diligently seek God in obedience to His word, He will lead them through any situation they will face in their lives. For He says I will never leave you nor forsake you, I will be with you wherever you might be.

Every teen should understand that God loves them and has a good purpose for their lives, irrespective of any challenging situation they might have in their lives. He will be with you when you go through the rivers and the fires.

Here are 20 Bible verses that will encourage you as a teen to fear and serve the Lord:

1). Psalm 119:9 “How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word.”

2). Proverbs 23:26 “My son, give me your heart, and let your eyes observe my ways.”

3). 1 Timothy 4:12 “Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.

4). Hebrews 10:23 “Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for He who promised is faithful.”

5). 2 Timothy 3:16-17 “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.”

6). Psalm 119:33 “Direct my footsteps according to your word; let no sin rule over me.”

7). Isaiah 46:9 “Remember the former things of old; for I am God, and there is no other; I am God, and there is none like me.

8). Proverbs 3:5-6 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

9). Psalm 143:5 “I remember the days of old; I meditate on all Your works; I consider the work of Your hands.

10). Psalm 112:1 “Praise the Lord! Blessed is the man who fears the Lord, who greatly delights in his commandments

11). Psalm 144:12 “May our sons in their youth be like plants full grown, our daughters like corner pillars cut for the structure of a palace.

12). 1 Peter 5:5-9 “Likewise, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.” Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

13). Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

14). 2 Kings 6:16 “So he answered, Do not fear, for those who are with us are more than those who are with them.

15). Isaiah 41:10 “Do not fear, for I am with you; Do not anxiously look about you, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, surely I will help you, Surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.

16). Proverbs 4:20-22 “My son, be attentive to my words; incline your ear to my sayings. Let them not escape from your sight; keep them within your heart. For they are life to those who find them and healing to all their flesh.”

17). 1 Corinthians 10:13 “No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation, he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure.

18). 1 Corinthians 6:19-20 “Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.

19). Psalm 23:4 “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod and Your staff, they comfort me.”

20). Romans 12:2 “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

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