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10 Best Biblical Verses About Travel

 
 

Eliza Myers
Published February 28, 2017

The constant movement between meals, hotels and daily attractions can make a trip go by in a blur. To reflect on the importance of your journey, you need to incorporate time for reflection into your itinerary.

Many faith-based groups love to accomplish this with scheduled short services full of prayer and scripture. These 10 Biblical verses about travel can prove useful in crafting a service that prepares your group’s hearts for the journey ahead.

  1. On safety: Psalm 121:7-8

“The Lord keeps you from all harm and watches over your life. The Lord keeps watch over you as you come and go, both now and forever.”

  1. On trusting the Lord during your trip: Psalm 23:3-4

“He gives me new strength. He leads me on paths that are right for the good of His name. Even though I walk through a very dark valley, I will not be afraid, because you are will me. Your rod and your shepherd’s staff comfort me.”

  1. On letting the Lord be in control: Proverbs 16:9

“The heart of man plans his way, but the Lord establishes his steps.”

  1. On keeping God with us on the journey: Psalm 19:105

“Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.”

  1. On evangelization for mission trips: Mark 16:15

“And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.”

  1. On reminding us that all are welcome: Luke 13:29

“And people will come from east and west, and from north and south, and recline at the table in the kingdom of God.”

  1. On the majesty of God: Genesis 1:1-4

“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. And God said, ‘Let there be light,’ and there was light. And God saw that the light was good. And God separated the light from the darkness.”

  1. On letting God lead the way: Exodus 13:21

“By day the Lord went ahead of them in a pillar of cloud to guide them on their way and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light, so they could travel by day or night.”

  1. On walking the path God has laid out: Psalm 18:36

“You gave a wide place for my steps under me, and my feet did not slip.”

  1. On being thankful for God’s creation: 1 Timothy 4:4-6

“For everything created by God is good, and nothing is to be rejected if it is received with thanksgiving, for it is made holy by the word of God and prayer. If you put these things before the brothers, you will be a good servant of Christ Jesus, being trained in the words of the faith and of the good doctrine that you have followed.”