Embracing Christian sisterhood is one of the many crucial aspects of living a full and fruitful Christian life. Embracing the attitude of self-less service, kindness, and good deeds is just one of the ways that sisterhood grows. For some inspiration as you journey on this path, here is a look at some good sisterhood Bible verses.
“‘All the days of his separation to the LORD he shall not go near to a dead person. ‘He shall not make himself unclean for his father or for his mother, for his brother or for his sister, when they die, because his separation to God is on his head.” | Numbers 6:6-7
“Anyone who does God’s will is my brother and sister and mother.”” | Mark 3:35
“Besides, she actually is my sister, the daughter of my father, but not the daughter of my mother, and she became my wife;” | Genesis 20:12
“But if any provide not for his own, and specially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.” | 1 Timothy 5:8
“But Jacob’s sons answered Shechem and his father Hamor with deceit, because he had defiled Dinah their sister.” | Genesis 34:13
“But Ruth replied: Do not persuade me to leave you or go back and not follow you. For wherever you go, I will go, and wherever you live, I will live; your people will be my people, and your God will be my God. Where you die, I will die, and there I will be buried. May Yahweh punish me, and do so severely, if anything but death separates you and me.” | Ruth 1:16-17
“Confess [your] faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.” | James 5:16
“‘Cursed is he who lies with his sister, the daughter of his father or of his mother.’ And all the people shall say, ‘Amen.'” | Deuteronomy 27:22
“Do not sharply rebuke an older man, but rather appeal to him as a father, to the younger men as brothers, the older women as mothers, and the younger women as sisters, in all purity.” | 1 Timothy 5:1-2
“For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.” | Matthew 12:50
“Her ways [are] ways of pleasantness, and all her paths [are] peace.” | Proverbs 3:17
“I thank my God upon every remembrance of you,” | Philippians 1:3
“Say unto wisdom, Thou [art] my sister; and call understanding [thy] kinswoman:” | Proverbs 7:4
“Say, I pray thee, thou [art] my sister: that it may be well with me for thy sake; and my soul shall live because of thee.” | Genesis 12:13
“She [is] more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her.” | Proverbs 3:15
“Tamar put ashes on her head and tore her long-sleeved garment which was on her; and she put her hand on her head and went away, crying aloud as she went. Then Absalom her brother said to her, “Has Amnon your brother been with you? But now keep silent, my sister, he is your brother; do not take this matter to heart.” So Tamar remained and was desolate in her brother Absalom’s house.” | 2 Samuel 13:19-20
“Then the LORD said to Moses, “Speak to the priests, the sons of Aaron, and say to them: ‘No one shall defile himself for a dead person among his people, except for his relatives who are nearest to him, his mother and his father and his son and his daughter and his brother, also for his virgin sister, who is near to him because she has had no husband; for her he may defile himself.” | Leviticus 21:1-3
“They shall not go to a dead person to defile themselves; however, for father, for mother, for son, for daughter, for brother, or for a sister who has not had a husband, they may defile themselves.” | Ezekiel 44:25
“Two people are better than one, because they get more done by working together. If one falls down, the other can help him up. But it is bad for the person who is alone and falls, because no one is there to help. If two lie down together, they will be warm, but a person alone will not be warm.” | Ecclesiastes 4:9-11
The following offers a unique collecting of inspirational scripture as it relates to celebrating your special day. Share one of these verses to help encourage your fellow Christian brother or sister.
Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Master's Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years.