10 Most Commonly Referenced Bible Verses

bibleTop Verses Bible (http://www.topverses.com/) has done extensive research, to determine which Bible verses are most often used in books, sermons, magazines, etc. Here are the top 10 verses:

1. John 3:16

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life. (NIV)

2. John 1:1

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. (NIV)

3. John 14:6

Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” (NIV)

4. Matthew 28:19

Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit (NIV)

5. Romans 3:23

For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God (NIV)

6. Ephesians 2:8

For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith – and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God – (NIV)

7. Genesis 1:1

In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. (NIV)

8. Acts 1:8

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.” (NIV)

9. 2 Timothy 3:16

All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness (NIV)

10. Romans 10:9

If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. (NIV)