25 Inspiring Bible Verses for Quiet Time: Drawing Near to God

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Quiet time is a precious opportunity to draw near to God, seek His presence, and find peace and rest in His Word. It is during these moments of stillness that we can experience a deeper connection with our Creator and gain spiritual nourishment. In this post, we will look into 25 inspiring verses for your quiet time to help you find peace, strength, and wisdom as you press into God.

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Quiet Time Bible Verses

Psalm 46:10 – “Be still, and know that I am God! I will be honored by every nation. I will be honored throughout the world.”

Matthew 6:6 – “But when you pray, go away by yourself, shut the door behind you, and pray to your Father in private. Then your Father, who sees everything, will reward you.”

Psalm 119:105 – “Your word is a lamp to guide my feet and a light for my path.”

James 4:8 – “Come close to God, and God will come close to you. Wash your hands, you sinners; purify your hearts, for your loyalty is divided between God and the world.”

Psalm 37:7 – “Be still in the presence of the Lord, and wait patiently for him to act. Don’t worry about evil people who prosper or fret about their wicked schemes.”

Isaiah 30:15 – “This is what the Sovereign Lord, the Holy One of Israel, says: ‘Only in returning to me and resting in me will you be saved. In quietness and confidence is your strength.'”

Mark 1:35 – “Before daybreak the next morning, Jesus got up and went out to an isolated place to pray.”

Psalm 62:5 – “Let all that I am wait quietly before God, for my hope is in him.”

Jeremiah 29:13 – “If you look for me wholeheartedly, you will find me.”

Psalm 23:1-2 – “The Lord is my shepherd; I have all that I need. He lets me rest in green meadows; he leads me beside peaceful streams.”

Luke 5:16 – “But Jesus often withdrew to the wilderness for prayer.”

Psalm 37:4 – “Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you your heart’s desires.”

Philippians 4:6-7 – “Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.”

Psalm 16:11 – “You will show me the way of life, granting me the joy of your presence and the pleasures of living with you forever.”

Hebrews 4:16 – “So let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God. There we will receive his mercy, and we will find grace to help us when we need it most.”

Psalm 62:1-2 – “I wait quietly before God, for my victory comes from him. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress where I will never be shaken.”

Matthew 11:28-29 – “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls.”

Psalm 73:28 – “But as for me, how good it is to be near God! I have made the Sovereign Lord my shelter, and I will tell everyone about the wonderful things you do.”

Isaiah 26:3 – “You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you!”

Psalm 119:147 – “I rise early, before the sun is up; I cry out for help and put my hope in your words.”

Jeremiah 33:3 – “Ask me and I will tell you remarkable secrets you do not know about things to come.”

Psalm 62:8 – “O my people, trust in him at all times. Pour out your heart to him, for God is our refuge.”

Matthew 6:33 – “Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need.”

Psalm 143:8 – “Let me hear of your unfailing love each morning, for I am trusting you. Show me where to walk, for I give myself to you.”

Zephaniah 3:17 – “For the Lord your God is living among you. He is a mighty savior. He will take delight in you with gladness. With his love, he will calm all your fears. He will rejoice over you with joyful songs.”

Short Prayer

Dear Heavenly Father, as we enter into quiet time, we come to you with open hearts, seeking your presence and guidance. Thank you for the gift of your Word, which illuminates our paths and brings peace to our souls. Help us to be still and draw near to you, finding rest in your love and strength in your presence. May our quiet moments with you deepen our faith and understanding of your will for our lives. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.

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