7 Best Bible Verses to Help You Rest and Recharge This Summer

Summer reminds us of the wonder of God’s creation and the importance of patience. We rarely allow ourselves to take pleasure in the season.

Like seeing lovely flowers in bloom, tasting refreshing lemonade, hearing birds sing, and listening to the relaxing sound of waves at the beach.

All of these are enough to remind us of the sovereignty and power of God as each season changes.

What does the Bible say about summer?

The Bible has a lot to say about summer.

1. Summer is a time for growth

“As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night will never cease.”

Genesis 8:22 NIV

Everything that God creates, from seed to tree, has the capacity to evolve. So it is okay to embrace growth.

Getting angry at corrections, skipping classes, and holding on to items you’ve outgrown should all be things of the past.

2. Summer is also the time for reconnection.

Running away from loved ones just to avoid offering forgiveness isn’t helpful to anyone. Some people believe holding on to bitterness or hatred

That would make the offender realize their mistake. Spoiler alert! Rather, we become prisoners of our own prisons.

One of the best books on forgiveness is “Bait of Satan: Living Free from the Deadly Trap of Offense by John Bevere.

This book has been a blessing to millions of people throughout the world and can help you genuinely comprehend forgiveness.

However, if you need therapy, prayerfully select the right therapist. You can also consider speaking to a good guidance counselor if you are in high school.

You can always speak to God to soften your heart so that you can make peace with God and yourself.

Each time something triggers you that reminds you of what has happened, this is not the time to run but it is time to dig deeper.

3. Summer is also a time of refreshing

Do you give enough time to self-care? We are often busy pouring into other people that we pay little attention to our health.

This is also a great time to develop an intimate relationship with God. Pick up your Bible, get a great journal, and listen to the Holy Spirit.

You don’t need God to appear in your room with thunder and lightning; being still is enough.

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What is a short bible verse for summer?

A short Bible verse that talks about summer can be found in Genesis 8:22 which says, “While the earth remaineth, seedtime and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease.

This text reminds us that there is time for everything on Earth. Things might not be working out the way we envision them to be but in due season we will see the manifestation of God’s promises in our lives.

Bible verses about summer

Here are seven scriptures about summer that would lift your spirit and remind you of God’s faithfulness.

1. Matthew 6:25–27 NCV

“So I tell you, don’t worry about the food or drink you need to live, or about the clothes you need for your body. Life is more than food, and the body is more than clothes. 26 

Look at the birds in the air. They don’t plant or harvest or store food in barns, but your heavenly Father feeds them. And you know that you are worth much more than the birds. 

27 You cannot add any time to your life by worrying about it.

Matthew 6:25-27 NCV

The trap of comparison often sets in when friends or other families talk about the exotic places they will be visiting and we can’t afford a plane ticket.

As a child of God, let’s remember that no situation lasts forever. There would be difficult times, no doubt, but it would turn out for our good.

The happiest people in the world are not necessarily those who have it all. But those who have learned how to be content and grateful for what they have

Never allow the temporal things of life to choke your joy.

2. Psalm 126:6 ISV

The one who goes out weeping, carrying a bag of seeds, will surely return with a joyful song, bearing sheaves from his harvest.

Psalm 126:6 ISV

This is also the season when God surprises us. Remember, it was in the summer that Ruth met Boaz.

You may have invested your life in helping other people, but they never acknowledge it. Not to worry, your seed is bringing you a harvest in Jesus’ name, Amen.

3. Proverbs 3:6 NCV

Honor the Lord with your wealth and the firstfruits from all your crops.

Proverbs 3:6 NCV

This is a good time to learn about sacrificial giving as well. Hoarding your gifts will never lead to multiplication.

By making sacrifices, we rise in God’s kingdom. A close study of the Bible will help you understand the power of sacrificial giving.

This includes our money, farm harvest, and our time as God lays it in your heart to give.

But the king answered Araunah, “No, I will pay you for the land. I won’t offer to the Lord my God burnt offerings that cost me nothing.” So David bought the threshing floor and the oxen for one and one-fourth pounds of silver.

2 samuel 24:24 NCV
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4. 2 Corinthians 9:10 TLB

For God, who gives seed to the farmer to plant, and later on good crops to harvest and eat, will give you more and more seed to plant and will make it grow so that you can give away more and more fruit from your harvest.

2 Corinthians 9:10 TLB

Summer calls for us to be fruitful. While in the seed form, you need to be watered. Watered by the word of God,

Watered through mentorship, watered through patience, watered by giving forgiveness because this can choke your harvest.

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A harvest comes through complete obedience to God.

5. Leviticus 26:4 NCV

 I will give you rains at the right season; the land will produce crops, and the trees of the field will produce their fruit.

Leviticus 26:4 NCV

Impatience is one of the factors that slows our harvest. We shouldn’t be envious of other people’s harvests.

If God blesses your neighbor, it means God is in the neighborhood. God isn’t going to bless you just because you want to show off.

Take one day at a time and be present in the moment. Don’t be in a hurry to rush over to the next thing. Does makes everything beautiful in His time.

Bible verses about summer

6. Proverbs 6:6-8 NCV

Go watch the ants, you lazy person.
    Watch what they do and be wise.
Ants have no commander,
    no leader or ruler,
but they store up food in the summer
    and gather their supplies at harvest.

Proverbs 6:6-8

Cultivating the habit of saving will save you from embarrassment. As we know, many things will be advertised to get all our money, even the ones we don’t need now.

Spending all we have and borrowing from friends and the bank isn’t a good way to live.

The rich rule over the poor, and borrowers are servants to lenders.

Proverbs 22:7 NCV

No amount is too small to save because it will grow.

Practicing delayed gratification is a growth mindset we should all have. That pretty pink purse will still be available. Just be patient.

7. Isaiah 55:12 NCV

So you will go out with joy
    and be led out in peace.
The mountains and hills will burst into song before you,
    and all the trees in the fields will clap their hands.

Isaiah 55:12 NCV

Never allow anything to steal your joy this summer. If our challenges rob us of our happiness. We will not appreciate what we have.

What you currently have is somebody’s prayer point. Whoopsie!

Also, practice keeping the peace with all men. You don’t have to agree with everything people do, but you can practice walking in peace.

Summer is a great time to discover your untapped strength. Make out time to make it fun for you in the best way that you can.

It is your responsibility to keep yourself happy because no one owes us anything.

What scripture says about summer and winter?

In Psalm 74:16-17 TLB the scripture says,

Day and night alike belong to you; you made the starlight and the sun. 17 All nature is within your hands; you make the summer and the winter too.

This shows us that God is not surprised by nor alarmed by the events in our lives. As God’s children, we shouldn’t wait for horrible things to happen in our life before studying the Bible or praying to God.

When the winter season arrives, if we have previously strengthened our faith in God via ongoing communion with the Holy Spirit, we will have enough faith to see us through that season.

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