• Let my concepts and writings be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my strength and my redeemer. — Psalm 19:14
  • While waiting for the Lord, write. Be strong and take heart, and keep writing for the Lord. — Psalm 27:14
  • My heart overflows with a captivating theme, for my voice is the pen of a skillful writer. — Psalm 45:1
  • Come and listen, all who respect God, and I will tell my stories about what he has done for me. — Psalm 66:16
  • God’s wondrous deeds are more than we can count, so we can tell stories of his righteousness and deliverance all the time, every day. — Psalm 71:15
  • By the power of the Holy Spirit, we are skilled communicators of the righteous work that only God can do. — Psalm 71:16
  • God, you taught me through experiences when I was young, so now I have great stories to show how marvelous you are. — Psalm 71:17
  • God’s word is a lamp that lights my writing journey. — Psalm 119:105
  • If God is our helper when we write, the stories we build cannot be in vain. — Psalm 127:1
  • When I ponder what to write about, I remember the plights of my past and why I now give you praise. Then I reveal your glory by showing how you’ve worked in my life. — Psalm 143:5


  • The words of deceivers shed innocent blood, but godly writing saves lives. — Proverbs 12:6
  • Writers rejoice when they can reach their audience with the right words at the right time. — Proverbs 15:23
  • Writing sprinkled with humor is wonderful medicine, for pleasant words are like honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones. — Proverbs 16:24
  • Commit your writing to the Lord, and your message will touch people’s hearts. — Proverbs 16:3
  • Writers would like to chart their entire journey to success, but God wants them to take the next right step. — Proverbs 16:9
  • Smart storytellers are careful with their words, discerning what will best suit the needs of their audience. — Proverbs 17:27
  • • Writers who develop excellent skills in their work will be admired by their peers and will earn the respect of those they don’t know. — Proverbs 22:29
  • Without guidance, writers will fail, so blessed are those who carefully follow publishing guidelines. — Proverbs 30:18


  • Sow your seeds in the morning and keep writing until dark, for then you may reap a great harvest. — Ecclesiastes 11:6


  • Write your message in an article or a book so it may be an everlasting witness. — Isaiah 30:8
  • After Hezekiah had recovered from his sickness, he began to write. — Isaiah 38:9
  • Writers who trust the Lord will find strength in him. They’ll be like eagles with spread wings, soaring on the wind. They’ll be like the runner who has the stamina to finish the race or the hiker who won’t faint when the climbing gets tough. — Isaiah 40:31
  • Bring the blind, who have eyes but haven’t seen. Bring the deaf, who have ears but haven’t heard. Bring all my people together to tell their life stories. Let them testify about all I have done for them. Let them show how they were changed, being made righteous, so others will hear and say it is true. — Isaiah 43:8–9
  • When the Lord’s message flows through my pen, it cannot be void of meaning but will always produce results, fulfilling his purpose. It cannot fail. — Isaiah 55:11


  • In devouring your Word, my joy and delight comes from spreading your message, O God of Heaven’s writers. — Jeremiah 15:16
  • Beyond fantasies and wishful thinking, let writers publish stories that let readers experience truth. — Jeremiah 23:28
  • The Lord says, “I know the great things I have in mind for your writing—plans for you to succeed, not fail—so anticipate the future with eager expectation. — Jeremiah 29:11
  • The Lord God of Israel said to me, “Write everything I have said to you in a book.” — Jeremiah 30:2


  • Publish the pieces you have written, so people can read them. — Ezekiel 37:20


  • Write for your children so they can tell their children, so your stories may live from generation to generation. — Joel 1:3


  • The Lord is good, a wonderful retreat when we suffer from writer’s block. He recognizes those who seek him for guidance. — Nahum 1:7


  • Use plainly spoken words so people can easily read my message and run to tell others. — Habakkuk 2:2


  • Oh that my words were written with an iron pen on a granite tablet so my story could be read forever. — Job 19:23–24
  • God knows what he wants from my writing, and when the the trial of my work is finished, the message will be a treasure, like pure gold. — Job 23:10
  • I write honestly from my heart, seeking to make the truth known. — Job 33:3


  • When Jesus saw a large audience gathering, he went up on the hillside, and aspiring writers came to him. And he taught them, saying, — Matthew 5:1–2
  • “Blessed are poor and weak writers, for they will seek help and the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to them. — Matthew 5:3
  • “Blessed are writers who mourn, who grieve over their lack of success, for God will bring comfort, joy, and laughter to their aching hearts. — Matthew 5:4
  • “Blessed are humble writers, those who are content with who they are, for they will discover their unique voice that resonates with their audience. — Matthew 5:5
  • “Blessed are those who strive to write their best, who hunger and thirst to please God, for they will find true satisfaction. — Matthew 5:6
  • “Blessed are the merciful writers who really care for their audience, for they shall be well cared for. — Matthew 5:7
  • “Blessed are writers who are open and honest, concerned about pure motives rather than how they look, for they will walk with God. — Matthew 5:8
  • “Blessed are writers who promote peace, who respond to controversy with kindness, for they will be called God’s young scribes. — Matthew 5:9
  • “Blessed are writers who receive many rejections, whose messages were good but didn’t fit the publisher’s needs, for the Kingdom of Heaven belongs to them. — Matthew 5:10
  • “Blessed are shunned writers, those who are rejected, insulted, and falsely accused because of their Christian perspective. In their day of abuse, they will rejoice because their reward in Heaven is great. The ancient prophetic writers were treated the same way.” — Matthew 5:11–12
  • “Writers are like the salt that makes food taste good,” Jesus said. “But if the salt doesn’t make the audience like the taste of the message, where is its value? You have a worst-selling book that will gather dust on the shelf or be thrown away. — Matthew 5:13
  • “Like city lights on a hill that cannot be hidden, your testimony should give light to the whole world. — Matthew 5:14
  • “Writers do not hide their stories where they cannot be read. They are published in emails, blogs, and books to give light to everyone. — Matthew 5:15
  • “Let your writing shine so people may read your words and glorify God in Heaven.” — Matthew 5:16
  • Writers in the Kingdom of Heaven bring forth treasured stories that are familiar yet refreshingly new. — Matthew 13:52
  • Those who have sacrificed possessions, relationships, and pleasures so they can write stories about Christ working in their lives will receive a much greater benefit, as well as eternal life. — Matthew 19:29


  • “After we put our hands to the plow, writing something new,” Jesus said, “we are not fit for the Kingdom of God if we keep looking back on our past writing failures and successes.” — Luke 9:62
  • Be wary of writers who fancy themselves as someone special, living to hear praise from their readers. They bask in the praises of their peers as they attend conferences and dine together. — Luke 20:47


  • For God so loved the world that he gave his only son, so writers who believe in him and share their stories will not die but will lead others to eternal life. — John 3:16
  • Like a mighty river, words will flow from the mouth of those who believe in Christ. — John 7:38
  • If Christians told how Jesus changed their lives, the world could not contain the stories that should be written. — John 21:25


  • For you will tell your story to everyone—all you have seen and heard. — Acts 22:15


  • You can be sure your present pain is nothing compared to the value of a finished manuscript when it is published. — Romans 8:18
  • Those who love God and keep writing their stories to fulfill his purpose should know that all their rejections will work together for good. — Romans 8:28
  • So what can you say about your writing efforts? If God is on your side, you cannot fail. — Romans 8:31
  • Don’t let the world around you dictate how you write, but let God change the way you think. Then your stories will be what he wants—good, well-pleasing, and complete. — Romans 12:2

1 Corinthians

  • God has chosen our meager writing skills to impact readers more than bestselling authors. He has chosen our small, insignificant words to change lives that were thought to be unchangeable. — 1 Corinthians 1:27
  • Because we receive our inspiration from God, not the world, we are able to write about how he has blessed us. — 1 Corinthians 2:12
  • Athletes give their lives in strenuous training for a short-lived glory, but writers strive for a reward that will last forever. — 1 Corinthians 9:25
  • If I write with human excellence and angelic might without truly caring about my audience, my message is little more than a noisy gong or clanging cymbal. — 1 Corinthians 13:1

2 Corinthians

  • To experience God’s promise of publishing success, writers must always say yes to him, just as Jesus did. For when we are in complete agreement with his purpose, we share his achievements and glory. — 2 Corinthians 1:20
  • You are expressly purposed through our ministry to be Jesus’ letter to the world—not written with pen and ink but by the Spirit of our living God. His message will not be read from stone tablets but from your changed hearts. — 2 Corinthians 3:3
  • As we focus on the Lord’s presence and write for his glory, all who give themselves to the craft are changed into his image, rising from one publishing success to the next as the Holy Spirit keeps working in our lives. — 2 Corinthians 3:18


  • Please understand, if you listen to God’s Spirit within, you will write to please him and to benefit others, not to satisfy your selfish desires. — Galatians 5:16


  • Fellow writers, I’ve not yet become the best I can be, but I know one thing: I need to put past failures and successes behind me and focus on doing much better in the future. — Philippians 3:13
  • I place the highest value on the heavenly reward for using my God-given storytelling talent to the best of my ability. — Philippians 3:14
  • I can write anything if Christ will give me the ability and stamina. — Philippians 4:13


  • Whatever you write for people, make your message most pleasing to the Lord, for the greatest reward comes from publishing with him. — Colossians 3:23–24
  • Be gracious with your stories, flavoring your message with that which will answer the hunger for God in everyone’s heart. — Colossians 4:6

1 Thessalonians

  • My friends, I beg you to recognize the leaders who work among you to spread the Christian message. Give them your highest love and support for the work they are doing, and live in peace for having done your part. — 1 Thessalonians 5:12–13
  • In every acceptance and rejection, give thanks in your writing efforts, because this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. — 1 Thessalonians 5:18

2 Thessalonians

  • Pray for the publishing of God’s message, so it will be honored among others as it has been in you. — 2 Thessalonians 3:1

1 Timothy

  • Don’t let people despise you as a novice, but be a faith example by seeking excellence in your writing. — 1 Timothy 4:12


  • What good is it, fellow believers, if you think you should write but fail to do the work? Can your belief alone get your book written? — James 2:14

1 Peter

  • Make good on your commitment to the Lord by preparing to share your experiences with those who might not understand how you have survived your struggles. Always be ready to reveal why you have hope in this tumultuous world. — 1 Peter 3:15
  • My dear storytellers, don’t be unduly alarmed by the fiery ordeals that come to test your writing ability, as if this were an abnormal experience. — 1 Peter 4:12
  • Respecting God’s ability above your own, humble yourselves, and God will cause your writing effort to prosper in due time. — 1 Peter 5:6

2 Peter

  • Yes, for as long as I can tell the story, I have a responsibility to refresh your memory of what Jesus means to you. The Lord Jesus Christ has shown me that my storytelling days on Earth are limited, so I’m writing these things now to help you remember after I am gone. — 2 Peter 1:13

1 John

  • Beloved, we may be God’s writers, but we don’t yet know what our writing will become. But the more of him we reflect in our words, the more our readers will want to be like him, for they shall see how great he really is. — 1 John 3:2