30 Good Bible Verses About Volunteering

Whether you are volunteering at your local church or community center, we all need a little inspiration and biblical reinforcement for the actions we perform in life. Here is a look at what the Bible says about what we should do in times of service to others. These Bible verses about volunteering will continue to encourage your decision time and time again.

“And [if] thou draw out thy soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul; then shall thy light rise in obscurity, and thy darkness [be] as the noonday:” | Isaiah 58:10 

“And as for you, brothers and sisters,never tire of doing what is good.” | Thessalonians 3:13

“And I have been a constant example of how you can help those in need by working hard. You should remember the words of the Lord Jesus: ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.” | Acts 20:35

“And the King will say, ‘I tell you the truth, when you did it to one of the least of these my brothers and sisters,you were doing it to me!” | Matthew 25:40

“And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.” | Galatians 6:9

“As every man hath received the gift, [even so] minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the manifold grace of God.” | 1 Peter 4:10 

“As God’s co-workers we urge you not to receive God’s grace in vain.” | 2 Corinthians 6:1 

“As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto all [men], especially unto them who are of the household of faith.” | Galatians 6:10

“But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind to the ungrateful and the evil.” | Luke 6:35 

“Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others, faithfully administering God’s grace in its various forms.” | 1 Peter 4:10

“Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, [so let him give]; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.” | 2 Corinthians 9:7-9 

“Feed the hungry, and help those in trouble. Then your light will shine out from the darkness, and the darkness around you will be as bright as noon.” | Isaiah 58:10

“For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many.” | Mark 10:45

“For we are God’s fellow workers. You are God’s field, God’s building.” | 1 Corinthians 3:9

“For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so we can do the good things he planned for us long ago.” | Ephesians 2:10 

“Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.” | Luke 6:38

“God is not unjust; he will not forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have helped his people and continue to help them.” | Hebrews 6:10

“I have shown you in every way, by laboring like this, that you must support the weak. And remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that He said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.” | Acts 20:35

“In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven.” | Matthew 5:16

“Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.  Be devoted to one another in brotherly love. Honor one another above yourselves.  Never be lacking in zeal, but keep your spiritual fervor, serving the Lord.  Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer.  Share with God’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality.” | Romans 12:9-13

“Our people must learn to devote themselves to doing what is good, in order to provide for urgent needs and not live unproductive lives.” | Titus 3:14 

“So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.” | Galatians 6:10

“So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.” | 1 Corinthians 3:9 

“The greatest among you will be your servant.” | Matthew 23:11

“Then saith he unto his disciples, The harvest truly [is] plenteous, but the labourers [are] few;” | Matthew 9:37

“We should help others do what is right and build them up in the Lord.” | Romans 15:2

“Work willingly at whatever you do, as though you were working for the Lord rather than for people. Remember that the Lord will give you an inheritance as your reward, and that the Master you are serving is Christ.” |  Colossians 3:23-24

“You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love.” | Galatians 5:13

When you do not know what to say in a time of need or celebration, look no further than the scripture found in the Bible. Here is a look at some of the best verse to use for times of encouragement or celebration.

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.