Would you like to learn a few short verses to remember during the day that won’t take up too much of your time? Join us in this new article where we will show you some of the best short Bible verses.
Best cute verses in the Bible
The Bible offers us a great variety of short verses, perfect for memorizing and reciting in just a few seconds. In this article, we bring you the shortest verses you can find in the Catholic Bible.
You can begin to introduce yourself to the short verses of the Bible, with this nice video with some of the best known short verses, accompanied by beautiful images. We hope you like it!
The shortest verse in the Bible
On different occasions we want to have the perfect phrase to say or remember in every situation, and we may not realize that our beloved and precious Bible is full of little verses that await an enormous power.
All of them are very easy to memorize and are ideal to share with our loved ones to wish them something good or to cheer them up in difficult times.
Do you know what is the shortest verse in the Catholic Bible?
Well, it will surely surprise you, but it is the verse Exodus 20:13, which corresponds to the well-known commandment “Thou shalt not kill”. If the shortest verse is so important to our religion, imagine others that contain a few more words. To give you an idea, the second shortest verse is John 11:35, a verse that stirs you up inside and you can’t stop thinking: “Jesus wept”.
After seeing these two examples of such awesome short verses, we invite you to continue reading and discover the most powerful short verses of the Catholic Bible in this article.
We have classified the verses according to whether the message is addressed to young people or to the public. We have also prepared commentaries on some of them, so that you can understand them better and send them to whomever you want and thus transmit the power of these short verses to the rest of the world.
Having made this introduction, let’s take a look at the short verses that are hidden among the sacred pages of the Bible and that in no way will leave you indifferent.
We’ll start whenever you want!
Short and powerful verses from the Catholic Bible
We begin this article with the shortest and most powerful verses of the Bible that we bring you along with an explanation of each one to complement your knowledge about them. Keep the ones you like the most and if you want, try to memorize them so you can use them when you need them the most!
God, in the beginning, created the heavens and the earth. (Genesis 1:1)
This brief verse is the beginning of the Bible according to Western tradition, and no wonder, since we are told that everything we see and know has been created by God, including time itself.
Pray without ceasing. (1 Thessalonians 5:17)
We should pray in all circumstances and not only when we need God’s help. Thanking is even more important than asking so we should dedicate a prayer frequently to thanking God.
When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. (Psalm 56:3)
When things go wrong, we cannot forget that in the Lord we will find the strength to continue and in the Holy Scriptures we will see the path to follow.
Therefore, be perfect, just as your heavenly Father is perfect. (Matthew 5:48)
Our goal in life is to try to become like Jesus and therefore like God. It is clear that we will never be like them because of our human nature, but we cannot walk away from their Word.
Do everything with love. (1 Corinthians 16:14)
Love is the most important virtue of Christianity and should be the most important virtue for all mankind. Everything we do must be out of sincere love for others.
-What do you mean, can I? For those who believe, everything is possible. (Mark 9:23)
This verse is surely the origin of the popular phrase “belief is power”. Our faith in God will make us do all that we believe to be impossible.
We live by faith, not by sight. (2 Corinthians 5:7)
Faith defines us as Christians and we cannot be tempted to require proof of God’s existence. Faith is very powerful and is the last thing we should lose.
He who does not love does not know God, because God is love. (1 John 4:8)
As we already know, God is love and therefore we must act with love in our daily lives. Actions are even more important than prayer, although we should not give up either.
Always be cheerful. (1 Thessalonians 5:16)
Knowing the Word of the Lord, nothing can go wrong and that is why we have to try to be happier and thankful for everything we have.
Here are a few more examples of short verses, but this time without explanation, since they are quite clear. We hope you enjoy them!
You will keep him in perfect peace, because he trusts in you. (Isaiah 26:3)
Avoid all kinds of evil. (1 Thessalonians 5:22)
The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear him; he is at their side to deliver them. (Psalm 34:7)
Put all your works in the Lord’s hands, and your plans will be fulfilled. (Proverbs 16:3)
The beginning of wisdom is the fear of the Lord. (Psalm 111:10)
Give thanks to God in every situation, for this is his will for you in Christ Jesus. (1 Thessalonians 5:18)
We love God because he first loved us. (1 John 4:19)
Always humble and kind, patient, tolerant of one another in love. (Ephesians 4:2)
Do not quench the Spirit. (1 Thessalonians 5:19)
Dedicate yourselves to prayer: persevere in it with thanksgiving. (Colossians 4:2)
Put everything to the test, hold fast to what is good. (1 Thessalonians 5:21)
Do not despise the prophecies. (1 Thessalonians 5:20)
For the Son of man came to seek and to save that which was lost. (Luke 19:10)
Now, faith is the guarantee of what is hoped for, the certainty of what is not seen. (Hebrews 11:1)
In all times the friend loves, to help in adversity the brother was born. (Proverbs 17:17)
May he grant you what your heart desires; may he make all your plans come true. (Psalm 20:4)
He who pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity and honor. (Proverbs 21:21)
On the other hand, the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness. (Galatians 5:22)
How good and how pleasant it is for brothers to live together in harmony! (Psalm 133:1)
Your word is a lamp unto my feet; it is a light unto my path. (Psalm 119:105)
Rejoice in hope, show patience in suffering, persevere in prayer. (Romans 12:12)
Then you will call upon me, and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. (Jeremiah 29:12)
He who is generous prospers; he who revives will be revived. (Proverbs 11:25)
Short verses for youth and children
A very positive feature of the short verses is that they can bring the Holy Scriptures closer to children and also to young people in a more enjoyable and fun way.
Share with them the above verses and especially the following verses that are dedicated to them.
Love is never extinguished. (1 Corinthians 13:8)
Love is the strongest feeling of human beings, since it comes directly from God so it will always be with us.
The young man’s pride is his strength; the old man’s, his experience. (Proverbs 20:29)
In all stages of life, certain qualities stand out, which evolve over time and are sometimes lost. We must try to make the most of what we are at every moment and love God and our brothers and sisters.
Believe in the Lord Jesus Christ, and you will be saved. (Acts 16:31)
The path of good in the world is the one that Jesus taught us in his passage through humanity and that is the one we must follow if we want to be saved and happy.
I stand at the door and knock; if anyone hears My voice and opens the door, I will come in to him. (Revelation 3:20)
God is present in all people, whether they believe in Him or not, and it is we who open our hearts and let Him in by loving Him and praying for Him.
Faith comes from hearing the Word of God. (Romans 10:17)
Our faith must be nourished by the Word of God, for it is there that we will find true inspiration.
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. (Philippians 4:13)
Faith can move mountains and we must be clear about this at all times. Let us have faith and we can change the world.
Here are the last verses of this article, take a good look because there are some very nice ones!
Dear young man, fulfill to the letter the commandments of your father and the teachings of your mother. (Proverbs 6:20)
So stop worrying and maintain a healthy body; but keep in mind that youth – with your whole life ahead of you – is meaningless. (Ecclesiastes 11:10)
Let us love one another. (1 John 4:7)
Don’t let anyone underestimate you because you are young. Be an example to all believers in what you say, in the way you live, in your love, your faith and your purity. (1 Timothy 4:12)
My God, you are my hope; do not allow me to fall into the power of wicked and violent people. Since I was young I put my trust in you. (Psalm 71:4-5)
How can a young man keep himself pure? Obeying your word. (Psalm 119:9)
And here we end with the best short verses we find in the Catholic Bible. We hope you liked them! We all need these short verses to help us in any situation.
Let us thank the Lord for these wonderful verses and that’s all for today. We hope to see you in the next article!