Are there any Bible verses about Meditation?
What does the Bible actually say about Meditation?
Should Christians Meditate?
Bible verses about meditation are all throughout the scriptures, both old and new testaments. Meditation when mentioned of in the Bible can be defined as a deep inner knowing, a pondering and contemplation, usually upon God, His majesty, His law and His works.
Oftentimes we see the prophets and disciples ‘sitting in silence’ as a form of meditation and reflection upon the things of God.
The bible tells us time and time again about the power of our thoughts and how we must take every thought captive and cast down the ones that exalt themselves against the knowledge of Christ (2 Corinthians 10:5).
This is why the Bible expresses the idea about meditation also being the active duty of taking inventory of our thoughts so that we can meditate or “think” about things that are healthy and pleasing unto the Lord.
Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. Philippians 4:8
Here are 21 Powerful Bible Verses About Meditation
Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth! Psalm 46:10
Within your temple, O God, we meditate on your unfailing love. Psalm 48:9
Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O Lord, my rock and my redeemer. Psalm 19:14
May my meditation be pleasing to him, for I rejoice in the LORD. Psalm 104:34
Oh how I love your law! It is my meditation all the day. Psalm 119:97
I will lift up my hands toward your commandments, which I love, and I will meditate on your statutes. Psalm 119:48
Meditate upon these things; give thyself wholly to them; that thy profiting may appear to all. 1 Timothy 4:15
I have more understanding than all my teachers, for your testimonies are my meditation. Psalm 119:99
You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you. Isaiah 26:3
when I remember you upon my bed, and meditate on you in the watches of the night; Psalm 63:6
I remember the days of old; I meditate on all that you have done; I ponder the work of your hands. Psalm 143:5
And rising very early in the morning, while it was still dark, he departed and went out to a desolate place, and there he prayed. Mark 1:35
And Isaac went out to meditate in the field toward evening. And he lifted up his eyes and saw, and behold, there were camels coming. Genesis 24:63
I said, “Let me remember my song in the night; let me meditate in my heart.” Then my spirit made a diligent search: Psalm 77:6
I will ponder all your work, and meditate on your mighty deeds. Psalm 77:12
I will meditate on your precepts and fix my eyes on your ways. Psalm119:15
On the glorious splendor of your majesty, and on your wondrous works, I will meditate. Psalm 145:5
How can a young man keep his way pure? By guarding it according to your word. With my whole heart I seek you; let me not wander from your commandments! I have stored up your word in my heart, that I might not sin against you. Psalm 119:9-11
My eyes are awake before the watches of the night, that I may meditate on your promise. Psalm 119:148
Biblical meditation is a call to the secret life, a place of intimacy with God.
The first Church started there and we must continue therein.
Corporate prayer, worship and gathering is amazing!
There is a corporate anointing when believers gather in the unity of the faith, but that must not take away from seeking God in spirit and in truth in our personal prayer chambers (bedroom, car, closet) where God speaks to our heart during deep meditation and intercession.
But when you pray, go into your room and shut the door and pray to your Father who is in secret. And your Father who sees in secret will reward you. Matthew 6:6