What Does The Bible Say About Birthdays?
Birthdays are special occasions that should be celebrated for the blessings and gifts God has provided. Incorporating Bible verses into birthday wishes and messages can help to reflect on the Lord's love and grace. Not only do scriptures offer comfort, guidance, and blessings, but they provide an opportunity to express God-centered appreciation on each birthday.
God-focused Bible verses remind us of His promises, protection, provision, and faithfulness as we celebrate our personal growth and progress over the past year. It is also a reminder that God is always with us through both joyous times as well as difficult times. By celebrating birthdays with the Word of God, we honor Him while expressing our gratitude.
The Bible offers many different types of scriptures that fit well with birthday wishes. For instance, there are scriptures about hope for a bright future (Jeremiah 29:11), thanksgiving for guidance (Psalm 139:23-24), encouragement in hard times (Romans 8:18), and peace in the midst of chaos (Philippians 4:7). These examples will provide comfort or strength to those celebrating a birthday.
In addition to providing support or inspiration through words of encouragement, Bible verses can serve as an invitation to draw closer to God throughout the year ahead. They can also be used to affirm the Lord's presence in our lives while celebrating another year of life.
Incorporating Bible scripture verses into birthday celebrations helps us recognize God's role in our lives. This recognition gives us cause for thankfulness and reminds us that He has always been faithful - even when times were tough - which makes scripture even more important.
The following are the best Bible verses for birthdays.
Here's our list:
Numbers 6:24-26 - The Lord bless thee, and keep thee: The Lord make his face shine upon thee, and be gracious unto thee: The Lord lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee peace.
Psalm 90:12 - So teach us to number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.
Ephesians 2:10 - For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.
Psalm 118:24 - This is the day which the Lord hath made; we will rejoice and be glad in it.
Jeremiah 29:11 - For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.
1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 - Rejoice evermore. Pray without ceasing. In every thing give thanks: for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus concerning you.
Proverbs 9:11 - For by me thy days shall be multiplied, and the years of thy life shall be increased.
Zephaniah 3:17 - The Lord thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.
John 16:21 - A woman when she is in travail hath sorrow, because her hour is come: but as soon as she is delivered of the child, she remembereth no more the anguish, for joy that a man is born into the world.
2 Corinthians 9:15 - Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable gift.
Psalm 138:8 - The Lord will perfect that which concerneth me: thy mercy, O Lord, endureth for ever: forsake not the works of thine own hands.
3 John 2 - Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.
James 1:17-18 - 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. Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.
Joshua 1:9 - Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.
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.
Psalm 139:13 - For thou hast possessed my reins: thou hast covered me in my mother’s womb.
Ephesians 2:8-9 - For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast.
Psalm 1:1-3 - Blessed is the man that walketh not in the counsel of the ungodly, nor standeth in the way of sinners, nor sitteth in the seat of the scornful. But his delight is in the law of the Lord; and in his law doth he meditate day and night. And he shall be like a tree planted by the rivers of water, that bringeth forth his fruit in his season; his leaf also shall not wither; and whatsoever he doeth shall prosper.
Psalm 65:11 - Thou crownest the year with thy goodness; and thy paths drop fatness.
Ecclesiastes 3:11 - He hath made every thing beautiful in his time: also he hath set the world in their heart, so that no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end.
John 3:16 - For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.
Isaiah 40:31 - But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.
Psalm 20:4 - Grant thee according to thine own heart, and fulfil all thy counsel.
Ephesians 2:8-10 - For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast. For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.
Psalm 91:11 - For he shall give his angels charge over thee, to keep thee in all thy ways.
Psalm 91:16 - With long life will I satisfy him, and shew him my salvation.
Psalm 16:11 - Thou wilt shew me the path of life: in thy presence is fulness of joy; at thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.
Isaiah 46:4 - And even to your old age I am he; and even to hoar hairs will I carry you: I have made, and I will bear; even I will carry, and will deliver you.
Colossians 3:15 - And let the peace of God rule in your hearts, to the which also ye are called in one body; and be ye thankful.
1 Corinthians 1:3-7 - Grace be unto you, and peace, from God our Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ. I thank my God always on your behalf, for the grace of God which is given you by Jesus Christ; That in every thing ye are enriched by him, in all utterance, and in all knowledge; Even as the testimony of Christ was confirmed in you: So that ye come behind in no gift; waiting for the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ:
Jeremiah 29:11-12 - For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end. Then shall ye call upon me, and ye shall go and pray unto me, and I will hearken unto you.
James 1:12 - Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.
Philippians 1:6 - Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:
Jeremiah 1:5 - Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou camest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.
Lamentations 3:22-23 - It is of the Lord’s mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness.
Psalm 27:4-7 - One thing have I desired of the Lord, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the Lord all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the Lord, and to enquire in his temple. For in the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion: in the secret of his tabernacle shall he hide me; he shall set me up upon a rock. And now shall mine head be lifted up above mine enemies round about me: therefore will I offer in his tabernacle sacrifices of joy; I will sing, yea, I will sing praises unto the Lord. Hear, O Lord, when I cry with my voice: have mercy also upon me, and answer me.
Psalm 139:14 - I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well.
What is a good birthday prayer?
"Dear God, thank You for my birthday. I am so grateful for Your goodness that has given me yet another year on earth. I celebrate this life You have blessed me with. May there be many more birthdays in store for me. Amen."
How do wish a godly happy birthday?
Here's a list of Christian Birthday wishes so you can wish anyone a godly Happy Birthday:
- God bless you richly, my friend.
- Today is a wonderful gift from God.
- May you be blessed in all that you set your hand to.
- You are a blessing from God.
- Wishing you a special spiritual birthday.
- Wishing you even more of God's goodness.
- May Jesus continue to watch over you today.
- Wishing you a blessed and prosperous birthday.
- Grace and peace to you on this special day.
- Praise God for your birthday.
How do you say happy birthday spiritually?
Spiritual Birthday wishes anyone can use:
- Thank God for my birthday.
- May God richly bless you today.
- Rejoice evermore on your birthday.
- Another year brings more blessings.
- May God's angels continue to watch over you.
- Birthday blessings for my husband.
- Another day to reflect on myself.
- I pray that God blesses you with peace and joy.
- May the angels continue to watch over you.
- God bless you on your birthday.
How do you thank God for a happy birthday?
Thanking God for your birthday is as simple as saying a prayer. Talk to Him like you would a friend because He is listening. Here is a prayer you can use to thank God:
"Father, thank You for another birthday. I am forever grateful for every single day of my life. Please bless me and watch over me today. Amen."