Today we want to share 10 Scriptures to encourage graduates during this life transition. The past few months have brought new obstacles and challenges for everyone, but you chose to press on and cross the finish line. We applaud your hard work and determination, and we pray these verses speak hope and encouragement to you.
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1. “Don’t let anyone think less of 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).
2. “So be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid and do not panic before them. For the LORD your God will personally go ahead of you. He will neither fail you nor abandon you” (Deuteronomy 31:6).
3. “And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns” (Philippians 1:6).
4. “Don’t copy the behavior and customs of this world, but let God transform you into a new person by changing the way you think. Then you will learn to know God’s will for you, which is good and pleasing and perfect” (Romans 12:2).
5. “And await the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ, who will bring you eternal life. In this way, you will keep yourselves safe in God’s love” (Jude 1:21).
6. “Don’t envy sinners,
but always continue to fear the LORD” (Proverbs 23:17).
7. “In the same way, let your good deeds shine out for all to see, so that everyone will praise your heavenly Father” (Matthew 5:16).
8. “Your word is a lamp to guide my feet
and a light for my path” (Psalm 119:105).
9. “For I am about to do something new.
See, I have already begun! Do you not see it?
I will make a pathway through the wilderness.
I will create rivers in the dry wasteland” (Isaiah 43:19).
10. “In the same way, wisdom is sweet to your soul.
If you find it, you will have a bright future,
and your hopes will not be cut short” (Proverbs 24:14).
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Have a wonderful summer, graduates! And may God bless you on your next adventure!