This collection of Summer Bible Verses we’ve curated are perfect for meditating and memorizing during the relaxing months of warm weather. They are designed for all ages and situations. With kids out of school, trips being planned, and outdoors is the place to be, these encouraging passages of scripture pair well with the most delightful and rejuvenating season of the year.
The Summertime is also a great time to work on short Bible Verses that’s perfect for family devotions, summer camp, VBS, and kids. While the kids are taking a break from education, it doesn’t mean learning stops. Why not use this special time to focus on God in a non-stressful way as the season unfolds?
Designed for any age and any situation, use these Free 10 Bible Verses for Summer that will combat any issue or problem anyone is facing today. Great for Summer Camp, VBS, Family Devotions, Bible Bee, and more.
Designed specifically for kids, use these Free 12 Summer Bible Verses that are short, easy to understand, and quick for memorization. Great for Kids, Summer Camp, VBS, Family Devotions, Bible Bee, and more.
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10 Bible Verses for Summer at any Age
There are so many ways to incorporate Summer Bible Verses into your everyday life. Have a fun family Bible Bee by seeing how many scriptures everyone can memorize. Or, use these Bible Verses for summer camp. They are perfect for any age.
I chose these 10 Bible Verses for Summer based on a few key points or teaching tips. For any age, they are easy to memorize, easy to understand, and simple enough to communicate their meaning to others. In addition, these Summer scriptures can be memorized or meditated upon during a short time span whether it’s a month, 6 weeks, or 2 months. Lastly, I chose a variety of topics that reach the heart of any man, woman, or child.
Colossians 3:2 – Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.
Teaching Tip: Your material possessions are not important, your spiritual development and growth are key to a happy and content life.
Psalms 74:17 – Thou hast set all the borders of the earth: thou hast made summer and winter.
Teaching Tip: God is creator over everything we see, feel, taste, and smell. He has made the earth and the four seasons, including the summer season.
James 1:17 – Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning.
Teaching Tip: Anything good comes from God, He never changes, but is our source of light and will never be our source for a shadow, turning from God.
Ephesians 4:32 – Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
Teaching Tip: Always be kind to each other, whether it’s your spouse, child, or stranger. If someone has offended you, forgive them as Christ has forgiven you.
Jeremiah 29:11 -“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.”
Teaching Tip: God has plans FOR YOU, you are not a mistake. He wants you to prosper in all you do, plus, you have hope and a bright future under His direction.
1 Thessalonians 5:18 – In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.
Teaching Tip: Whatever situation you are in, give thanks to God. Your circumstances are exactly where you should be even if you don’t understand. It may have a purpose to teach, admonish, but it’s always designed to draw you closer to Him.
1 Corinthians 15:33 – Be not deceived: evil communications corrupt good manners.
Teaching Tip: Stay away from those or speak evil things, keep your good manners. If you continue to listen to evil doers, you will easily be deceived and become corrupt like them.
Proverbs 1:7 – The fear of the Lord is the beginning of knowledge: but fools despise wisdom and instruction.
Teaching Tip: The only thing to fear is the Lord, once you fear Him, that’s when life changes. Your game changing ways will allow you to receive instruction, understand, and gain wisdom.
Romans 1:16 – For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.
Teaching Tip: Do not be ashamed of the gospel of Christ as it’s powerful and for everyone that believes.
Proverbs 6:6-8 – Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise. 7 Which having no guide, overseer, or ruler, 8 Provideth her meat in the summer, [and] gathereth her food in the harvest.
Teaching Tip: Work hard no matter what you are doing, and do what you are supposed to do whether it’s cleaning the toilet, picking up toys, teaching your kids, or running a household.
12 Summer Bible Verses for Kids
Summer Bible Verses for Kids should be easy to remember but relatable for younger kids to understand. So, Short Bible Verses are the way to go with a message that they quickly comprehend. Plus, these type of passages make perfect summer camp Bible Verses.
Whether you choose the best 4 short scriptures for camp or ask your kids to memorize one scripture verse at home each week for a total of 12, it’s up to you. I’ve included 12 Summer Bible Verses to help you choose the best Bible Verses for Camp, Vacation Bible School, Sunday School or during family devotions.
How to Encourage Kids to Memorize Bible Verses in Summer
For each week, for every passage of scripture they memorize, give them a special treat whether it’s a small prize, candy, or trip to the ice cream store. The possibilities are endless! For some fun ways to memorize scripture, check out this article.
1 Thessalonians 5:16 – Rejoice evermore!
Teaching Tip: Teach children to get excited about the Lord by worshiping and singing to our amazing Creator!
I Thessalonians 5:17 Pray without ceasing.
Teaching Tip: Always be in a state of prayer. Keep your thoughts focus on Him.
Romans 10:13 – For whosoever shall call upon the name of the Lord shall be saved.
Teaching Tip: Call upon the Lord, and He will save you!
Hebrews 13:8 – Jesus Christ the same yesterday, and to day, and for ever.
Teaching Tip: Jesus never changes, he is the same in the past, present, and future.
1 Chronicles 16:11 – Seek the Lord and his strength, seek his face continually.
Teaching Tip: Look to the Lord for strength and guidance always.
Psalm 56:3 – What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee.
Teaching Tip: When you are afraid, trust in Him.
Psalm 37:3 – Trust in the Lord, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.
Teaching Tip: When you trust in the Lord and do good works, you shall have land and food.
Ephesians 4:32 And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.
Teaching Tip: Be kind to each other whether it’s a sibling, friend, or someone who wants to harm you with their words. Forgive those who need forgiven as Christ has forgiven us many times over.
Psalm 119:11 Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.
Teaching Tip: Memorizing Bible Verses is biblical! It keeps you from sinning.
Psalm 37:4 Delight thyself also in the Lord: and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.
Teaching Tip: Be delightful in the Lord and he will give you the desires of your heart.
Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus, our Lord.
Teaching Tip: God’s free gift for us to live with Him forever is salvation, we just need to accept it!
Matthew 22:37 Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.
Teaching Tip: If we love God with every part of our being, we are fulfilling the greatest commandment!
Matthew 22:38 This is the first and great commandment.
Matthew 22:39 And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
Teaching Tip: If we love our neighbors (people whom we come in contact with) like we love ourselves, we are obeying God and His Word.
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Bible Verse Memorization Tips
One key Bible Verse for kids Ephesians 4:32 has been repeated again due to its high relevance with kids. While their temptations are different on a smaller scale than adults, there are many similarities as well. Children have a tendency to be cruel to siblings and others whether it’s coveting toys, jealousy of attention, or forgiving someone who was mean to them. Teach them this easy Bible Verse at a young age and constantly repeat it throughout the day when appropriate. My kids didn’t have to memorize this one as it was repeated many times during their younger years.
Bible Verse Memorization is key to a successful spiritual life and using Summer Bible Verses is one step closer to this attainable goal. Start this summer with key short scripture verses that are easy enough for kids, relative for adults, and short enough for the season.