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22 Most ENCOURAGING Bible Verses for Baby Dedication

Dedicating your baby to the Lord is such a special moment for you as a parent. As you promise to lead, guide, and raise this child in a biblical home, you will begin to feel such honor in this job that the Lord has called you to. Here are 22 of the sweetest Bible Verses for baby dedication that encourage parents and bless this sweet child.

The BEST Bible Verses for Baby Dedication

bible verses for dedicating your baby

Maybe you searching for scripture to help you dedicate your baby or you are looking for a verse to celebrate some who is dedicating their child. My hope is that each of these Bible verses will help the dedicating parents to find joy, peace, and comfort in this role that the Lord has called them too!

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1. 1 Samuel 1:27

"I prayed for this child, and the Lord has granted me what I asked of him."

2. Proverbs 22:6

"Start children off on the way they should go,
    and even when they are old they will not turn from it."

3. Psalm 127:3-4

"Children are a heritage from the Lord,
    offspring a reward from him.
Like arrows in the hands of a warrior
    are children born in one’s youth."

4. Proverbs 3:5-6

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; 
in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight."

5. Joshua 1:9

"Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”

6. Jeremiah 29:11

"For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future."

7. Colossians 1:9

"For this reason, since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you. We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of his will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives,"

8. 3 John 1:4

"I have no greater joy than to hear that my children are walking in the truth."

9. Deuteronomy 4:9

"Only be careful, and watch yourselves closely so that you do not forget the things your eyes have seen or let them fade from your heart as long as you live. Teach them to your children and to their children after them."

10. Psalm 75:1

"We praise you, God,
   we praise you, for your Name is near;
    people tell of your wonderful deeds."

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11. Deuteronomy 6:5-2

"Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength."

12. Jeremiah 1:5

“Before I formed you in the womb I knew you,
    before you were born I set you apart;
    I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.”

13. Mark 10:16

"And he took the children in his armsplaced his hands on them and blessed them."

14. Leviticus 27:1-3

"The Lord said to Moses, “Speak to the Israelites and say to them: ‘If anyone makes a special vow to dedicate a person to the Lord by giving the equivalent value, set the value of a male between the ages of twenty and sixty at fifty shekels of silver, according to the sanctuary shekel"

15. Psalm 32:8

"I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go;
 I will counsel you with my loving eye on you."

16. Genesis 18:19

" For I have chosen him, so that he will direct his children and his household after him to keep the way of the Lord by doing what is right and just, so that the Lord will bring about for Abraham what he has promised him.”

17. 2 Timothy 3:15

"and how from infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus."

18. Isaiah 44:24

“This is what the Lord says—
    your Redeemer, who formed you in the womb.
I am the Lord,
    the Maker of all things,
    who stretches out the heavens,
    who spreads out the earth by myself,"

19. Luke 2:22

"When the time came for the purification rites required by the Law of Moses, Joseph and Mary took him to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord"

20. Numbers 6:24-26

“The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make his face shine on you and be gracious to you;
the Lord turn his face toward you and give you peace.”’

21. Deuteronomy 11:19

"Teach them to your children, talking about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up."

22. Ecclesiastes 11:5

"As you do not know the path of the wind,
    or how the body is formed in a mother’s womb,
so you cannot understand the work of God,
    the Maker of all things."

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My Thoughts..

There are so many bible verses for baby dedication to choose from, but I hope that one of these resonates with you and your family. I am so excited for you to commit to raising this child according to God’s will.

If you have a few minutes, take a look around my blog! I have so many resources for Biblical Parents, that will help them to grow in their relationship with the Lord and to raise their children in a Biblical home! I’m so glad to have you here!

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