Scriptures

Need inspiration? Reassurance as God’s scribe? Comfort after a rejection? Look on this page for Scriptures that bring healing, hope, and purpose to a writer’s soul.

Matthew 13:52, NKJV
Then He said to them, “Therefore every scribe instructed concerning the Kingdom of heaven is like a householder who brings out of his treasure things new and old.

Psalm 110:3b, NLT
Your vigor will be renewed each day like the morning dew.

Ephesians 4:29
Don’t use foul or abusive language. Let everything you [write] be good and helpful, so that your words will be an encouragement to those who [read] them.

John 6:37, NLT
Those the Father has given me will come to me, and I will never reject them.
Did your manuscript get rejected? Go to God. Tell Him all about it. He will never reject you. Instead, He will refresh you, renew you, and strengthen you to continue on as His scribe.

Ecclesiastes 9:17-18a, NLT
The quiet words of a wise person are better than the shouts of a foolish king. A wise person can overcome weapons of war.
Never underestimate the words God has called you to write. Even if you feel your life is passing by quietly and unnoticed as a writer, God can and will use the words you write in more powerful ways than even the most famous person in the news today.

Proverbs 15:22-23, NLT
Plans go wrong for lack of advice; many counselors bring success. Everyone enjoys a fitting reply; it is wonderful to say the right thing at the right time!
Isn’t this a great reminder of how important it is to join a critique group?

Proverbs 11:25, NIV
He who refreshes others will himself be refreshed.
This is so evident at our Wordsmith meetings!

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