30 Best Bible Verses for Headstones

Suffering a death in the family can make you feel like you have endured a big loss. Despite the emotional situation, necessary planning must still occur such as buying a headstone. Knowing what to carefully place on it to pay tribute to the deceased can be difficult. Here is a look at some of the best bible verses for headstones.

“As a father shows compassion to his children, so the Lord shows compassion to those who fear him.” | Psalm 103:13

“As for me, I will be vindicated and will see your face; when I awake, I will be satisfied with seeing your likeness.” | Psalm 17:15

“Bless the Lord O my soul and all that is within me bless his holy name.” | Psalm 103:1

“But I want you to know, brethren, that the things which happened to me have actually turned out for the furtherance of the gospel, 13 so that it has become evident to the whole palace guard, and to all the rest, that my chains are in Christ; 14 and most of the brethren in the Lord, having become confident by my chains, are much more bold to speak the word without fear.” | Philippians 1:12-14

“Faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” | Hebrews 11:1

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.” | John 3:16

“For the bread of God is he which cometh down from heaven, and giveth life unto the world.” | John 6:33

“For the Lord is great and greatly to be praised, he is to be feared above all Gods.” | Psalm 96:4

“God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.” | I John 4:16

“God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” | Romans 5:8

“Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” | John 15:13

“He shall receive the blessings from the Lord and righteousness from the God of His salvation” | Psalm 24:5

“He who tills his land will be satisfied with bread, But he who follows frivolity is devoid of understanding.” | Proverbs 12:11

“Honor your father and your mother, that your days may be long in the land that the Lord your God is giving you.” | Exodus 20:12

“I am the resurrection and the life; he that believeth in me, though he were dead yet shall he lives.” | John 11:25

“I am the way, and the truth, and the life.” | John 14:6

“I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me.” | Galatians 2:20

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith” | 2 Timothy 4:7

“I sought the Lord and He heard me and delivered me from all my fears” | Psalm 34:4

“I thank my God in all my remembrance of you” | Philippians 1:3

“In all things showing yourself to be a pattern of good works; in doctrine showing integrity, reverence, incorruptibility” | Titus 2:7

“Let no one seek his own, but each one the other’s well-being.” | 1 Corinthians 10:24

“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me.” | John 14:1

“Moreover, brethren, I declare to you the gospel which I preached to you, which also you received and in which you stand, 2 by which also you are saved, if you hold fast that word which I preached to you—unless you believed in vain.” | 1 Corinthians 15:1-2

“Our days may come to seventy years, or eighty, if our strength endures; yet the best of them are but trouble and sorrow, for they quickly pass, and we fly away.” | Psalm 90:10

“The proverbs of Solomon. A wise son makes a glad father, but a foolish son is a sorrow to his mother.” | Proverbs 10:1

“Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which so easily ensnares us, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, 2 looking unto Jesus, the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before Him endured the cross, despising the shame, and has sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.” | Hebrews 12:1-2

“We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life.” | Romans 6:4

“When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory.” | Matthew 25:31

“Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because I live, ye shall live also.” | John 14:19

The following video helps to provide some comfort during these difficult times with this beautiful Bible verses. These words of scripture will help to provide you with strength during hard times and will inspire you to find your strength in Christ.

Author Bio
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.