It’s so easy to get caught up in the fire life and forget about the promises and love that God has shared with us in his word.
And it’s even easier to not understand and apply those truths when everything else in the world is demanding your attention.
Here are 10 great verses for Firefighters and their families- and I want to encourage you to take some quiet time to read and digest these.
Spend some time in your Bible (or use the app on your phone in airplane mode) and really dive into the love and grace God has given you. And may your Fire Life be filled with trust in Him in the good times and the bad.
Below you’ll find both KJV (Kings James Version-which is a traditional version) and the CSB (the Christian Standard Bible is easier in today’s language). I’ve included both to help you get the full meaning and value behind these truths (because they aren’t just words).
Bible Verses For Firefighters and Their Families
Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest. KJV
Haven’t I commanded you: be strong and courageous? Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” — Joshua 1:9 (CSB)
Therefore my heart is glad, and my glory rejoiceth: my flesh also shall rest in hope.” KJV
Therefore my heart is glad
and my whole being rejoices;
my body also rests securely. — Psalms 16:9 (CSB)
Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee. KJV
Be strong and courageous; don’t be terrified or afraid of them. For the Lord your God is the one who will go with you; he will not leave you or abandon you.” — Deuteronomy 31:6 (CSB)
There shall no evil befall thee, neither shall any plague come nigh thy dwelling. KJV
no harm will come to you;
no plague will come near your tent — Psalms 91:10 (CSB)
The wicked flee when no man pursueth: but the righteous are bold as a lion.
The wicked flee when no one is pursuing them,
but the righteous are as bold as a lion — Proverbs 28:1 (CSB)
Defend the poor and fatherless: do justice to the afflicted and needy. Deliver the poor and needy: rid [them] out of the hand of the wicked. KJV
Provide justice for the needy and the fatherless;
uphold the rights of the oppressed and the destitute.
4 Rescue the poor and needy;
save them from the power of the wicked. — Psalms 82:3-4 (CSB)
Finally, my brethren, be strong in the Lord, and in the power of his might. Put on the whole armour of God, that ye may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. KJV
Finally, be strengthened by the Lord and by his vast strength. 11 Put on the full armor of God so that you can stand against the schemes of the devil — Ephesians 6:10-11 (CSB)
Nay, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him that loved us.38 For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come,39 Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. KJV
No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. 38 For I am persuaded that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, 39 nor height nor depth, nor any other created thing will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord. — Romans 8:37-39 (CSB)
2 Corinthians 9:8
And God is able to make all grace abound toward you; that ye, always having all sufficiency in all things, may abound to every good work KJV
And God is able to make every grace overflow to you, so that in every way, always having everything you need, you may excel in every good work. — 2 Corinthians 9:8 (CSB)