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What are the best Bible quotes about life and death?

In this article you will find the most powerful life and death quotes from the Bible. Read and enjoy!

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If you believe that there is a God who cares about us and loves us with all his heart, you might have read the main book of the Christianity. 

Bible quotes are the powerful way to say things that nobody dares to say in daily life. They make us think about serious things that we can’t figure out with our earthly minds.

The problem of life and death is the most important and bothers thousands of people every day. If you are a Christian, some of these bible verses might be familiar to you.

Bible quotes about death

John 11:25-26

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25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; 26 and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?”

1 Corinthians 15:42-44

42 So will it be with the resurrection of the dead. The body that is sown is perishable, it is raised imperishable; 43 it is sown in dishonor, it is raised in glory; it is sown in weakness, it is raised in power;

44 it is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body.

Isaiah 57:1-2

1 The righteous perish, and no one takes it to heart; the devout are taken away, and no one understands that the righteous are taken away to be spared from evil.

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2 Those who walk uprightly enter into peace; they find rest as they lie in death.

2 Corinthians 4:17-18

17 For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. 18 So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.

2 Corinthians 5:8

8 We are confident, I say, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord.

Revelation 12:11

11 They triumphed over him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony; they did not love their lives so much as to shrink from death.

John 14:1-2

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1 “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. 2 My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you?

Revelation 21:4

 4 ‘He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’ or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”

1 John 3:2

2 Dear friends, now we are children of God, and what we will be has not yet been made known. But we know that when Christ appears, we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is.

Romans 14:8

8 If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.

Bible quotes on death and life

Are you scared to die? Is death the end of everything or the beginning of something new? The Bible will help you answer all your questions.

Leviticus 24:17,18 “Whoever takes a human life shall surely be put to death. Whoever takes an animal’s life shall make it good, life for life…”

Deuteronomy 30:19 20 “… I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and curse.

Therefore choose life, that you and your offspring may live, loving the LORD your God, obeying his voice and holding fast to him, for he is your life and length of days, that you may dwell in the land that the LORD swore to your fathers, to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob, to give them.”

Proverbs 14:27 The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, that one may turn away from the snares of death.

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Proverbs 18:21 Death and life are in the power of the tongue, and those who love it will eat its fruits.

Romans 5:10 For if while we were enemies we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, now that we are reconciled, shall we be saved by his life.

Bible quotes about life

If there is not enough motivation in your life to keep moving, you might also find it a good idea to open Bible and read some verses.

The words of God will remind you of the meaning of your life and the purposes you have to fulfil. Bible quotes on life are your first source of help that will never let you down.

Jeremiah 29:11

 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.

Psalm 27:4

4 One thing I ask from the LORD, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the LORD and to seek him in his temple.

Psalm 34:8

8 Taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him.

Proverbs 17:17

17 A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity.

Isaiah 40:28-31

28 Do you not know? Have you not heard? The LORD is the everlasting God, the Creator of the ends of the earth. He will not grow tired or weary, and his understanding no one can fathom.

29 He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak. 30 Even youths grow tired and weary, and young men stumble and fall; 31 but those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength.

They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.

John 15:13

13 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.

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