52 Scripture Verses All Believers Should Know

Joshua 1:8: “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.” This is a challenge to keep God’s Word in our mouths through memorization and to keep it in our hearts through meditation “day and night.”

CHALLENGE: Memorize a scripture verse a week for 2024
January
Genesis 1:1In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.
John 3:16For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
Ephesians 2:8For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God.
Psalm 23:1The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.
February
Romans 8:28And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
Matthew 5:6Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied.
Isaiah 53:6All we like sheep have gone astray; we have turned—every one—to his own way; and the Lord has laid on him the iniquity of us all.
Matthew 7:7Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you.
March
Ephesians 5:18And do not get drunk with wine, for that is debauchery, but be filled with the Spirit,
Galatians 5:22-23But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
Jeremiah 33:3Call to me and I will answer you, and will tell you great and hidden things that you have not known.
1 Corinthians 10:13No 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 it.
Philippians 1:6And I am sure of this, that he who began a good work in you will bring it to completion at the day of Jesus Christ.
April
Matthew 4:17From that time Jesus began to preach, saying, “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven is at hand.”
2 Timothy 3:16All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,
Proverbs 29:18Where there is no prophetic vision the people cast off restraint, but blessed is he who keeps the law.
John 11:35Jesus wept.
May
John 11:25Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live,
2 Chronicles 7:14if my people who are called by my name humble themselves, and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven and will forgive their sin and heal their land.
Galatians 2:20I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.
Mark 1:17And Jesus said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you become fishers of men.”
June
1 John 1:9If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
Luke 10:27And he answered, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind, and your neighbor as yourself.”
John 13:34A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another.
1 Corinthians 10:31So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
1 Samuel 16:7But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.”
July
Luke 22:42saying, “Father, if you are willing, remove this cup from me. Nevertheless, not my will, but yours, be done.”
Ephesians 1:7In him we have redemption through his blood, the forgiveness of our trespasses, according to the riches of his grace,
John 14:6Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.
Philippians 3:13-14Brothers, I do not consider that I have made it my own. But one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus.
August
2 Timothy 2:15Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.
Proverbs 22:6Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.
Joshua 1:8This 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.
Matthew 5:41And if anyone forces you to go one mile, go with him two miles.
September
Ruth 1:16But Ruth said, “Do not urge me to leave you or to return from following you. For where you go I will go, and where you lodge I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God my God.
Acts 1:8But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.”
Romans 6:23For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Psalm 23:4Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
James 2:26For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, so also faith apart from works is dead.
October
Romans 5:8but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
Matthew 27:46And about the ninth hour Jesus cried out with a loud voice, saying, “Eli, Eli, lema sabachthani?” that is, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?”
2 Corinthians 5:20Therefore, we are ambassadors for Christ, God making his appeal through us. We implore you on behalf of Christ, be reconciled to God.
Proverbs 10:9Whoever walks in integrity walks securely, but he who makes his ways crooked will be found out.
November
John 1:14And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen his glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth.
Exodus 20:2-3“I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.
Matthew 6:9Pray then like this: “Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name.
Revelation 5:9And they sang a new song, saying, “Worthy are you to take the scroll and to open its seals, for you were slain, and by your blood you ransomed people for God from every tribe and language and people and nation,
December
Revelation 22:17The Spirit and the Bride say, “Come.” And let the one who hears say, “Come.” And let the one who is thirsty come; let the one who desires take the water of life without price.
2 Corinthians 5:10For we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may receive what is due for what he has done in the body, whether good or evil.
Philippians 3:20But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ,
Revelation 22:20He who testifies to these things says, “Surely I am coming soon.” Amen. Come, Lord Jesus!
Ecclesiastes 12:13The end of the matter; all has been heard. Fear God and keep his commandments, for this is the whole duty of man.

Inspiration from The Joshua Code – 52 Verses Every Believer Should Know © 2012 by O.S. Hawkins