25 Commanding the Morning Scriptures – Starting a New Day

Each day, waking up comes with a sense of purpose and direction. And for spiritual protection for the day ahead, you will need to recite and meditate upon some “commanding the morning scriptures”, a collection of powerful verses from the Bible, to set the tone for your day.

You need to speak these scriptures aloud – that way- you can command blessings and protection before starting the day. Every believer needs a day that aligns with God’s will, you know. And in this vein, we are contributing to this spiritual morning routine to help you connect with the divine by developing some scriptures you can start with.

Commanding the Morning Scriptures

Commanding the Morning Scriptures

1. Psalm 5:3

In the morning, Lord, you hear my voice; in the morning I lay my requests before you and wait expectantly.

2. Psalm 30:5

For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.

3. Psalm 59:16

But I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love; for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble.

4. Psalm 143:8

Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life.

5. Lamentations 3:22-23

Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.

6. Isaiah 50:4

The Sovereign Lord has given me a well-instructed tongue, to know the word that sustains the weary. He wakens me morning by morning, wakens my ear to listen like one being instructed.

7. Job 38:12-13

Have you ever given orders to the morning, or shown the dawn its place, that it might take the earth by the edges and shake the wicked out of it?


8. Isaiah 26:9

With my soul I have desired You in the night, Yes, by my spirit within me I will seek You early; For when Your judgments are in the earth, The inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness.

9. Jeremiah 29:11-13

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. Then you will call on me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you. You will seek me and find me when you seek me with all your heart.”

10. Psalm 23:1-6

¹ The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. ² He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, ³ he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the darkest valley,I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.  Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.

11. Romans 8:28-31

²⁸ And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. ²⁹ For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he might be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters. ³⁰ And those he predestined, he also called; those he called, he also justified; those he justified, he also glorified. ³¹ What, then, shall we say in response to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?

12. Philippians 4:6-7

6 Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

13. Isaiah 33:2

Lord, be gracious to us; we long for you. Be our strength every morning, our salvation in time of distress.

14. Zephaniah 3:5

The Lord within her is righteous; he does no wrong. Morning by morning he dispenses his justice, and every new day he does not fail, yet the unrighteous know no shame.

15. Exodus 16:21

Each morning everyone gathered as much as they needed, and when the sun grew hot, it melted away.

16. 1 Chronicles 16:11

¹¹ Look to the Lord and his strength; seek his face always.

17. Judges 6:28

In the morning when the people of the town got up, there was Baal’s altar, demolished, with the Asherah pole beside it cut down and the second bull sacrificed on the newly built altar!

18. 1 Samuel 1:19

Early the next morning they arose and worshiped before the Lord and then went back to their home at Ramah.

19. 1 Kings 3:21

When I rose in the morning to nurse my son, behold, he was dead; but when I looked at him closely in the morning, behold, he was not the son that I had borne.

20. Job 1:5

When a period of feasting had run its course, Job would make arrangements for them to be purified. Early in the morning he would sacrifice a burnt offering for each of them, thinking, ‘Perhaps my children have sinned and cursed God in their hearts.’ This was Job’s regular custom.

21. Psalm 78:34

Whenever God slew them, they would seek him; they eagerly turned to him again.

22. Psalm 57:8

Awake, my soul! Awake, harp and lyre! I will awaken the dawn.

23. Psalm 108:2

Awake, harp and lyre! I will awaken the dawn with my song.

24. Psalm 143:6

I spread out my hands to you; I thirst for you like a parched land.

25. Psalm 65:8

The whole earth is filled with awe at your wonders; where morning dawns, where evening fades, you call forth songs of joy.

What is the Meaning of Lamentations 3 22-23?

Lamentations 3:22-23 is a passage from the Old Testament of the Bible. The verses read:

Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.

Verse/Phrase Meaning
“Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed” God’s immense love and mercy prevent total destruction. Despite suffering and hardships, people aren’t completely destroyed due to God’s enduring love.
“for his compassions never fail” God’s compassion and mercy are unending. Regardless of the situation’s severity, His compassion is a constant source of hope.
“They are new every morning” God’s mercies are renewed daily. Each day offers a fresh start with God’s grace and compassion available anew.
“great is your faithfulness” An affirmation of God’s unwavering faithfulness. Even amidst challenges and adversities, God remains true to His promises and His people.

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