Several “junior reporters” took a survey, asking:
What’s your favorite bible verse and why?

Jr. Reporters

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.”

  • Mrs. Twedell: “Because of God’s love.”
  • Mrs. Stephens: “It shows how much God loves me.”
  • Van Shibley: “It assures us we’re saved.”

John 14:1-3

“Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in Me. In my Father’s house are many rooms; if it were not so I would have told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am.”

  • Mr. Rod Post: “A very comforting passage when the Lord calls home someone you love.”

Hebrews 12:2

“Therefore, strenghten your feeble arms and weak knees.”

  • Mrs. Winton: “He is my all in all.”

Joshua 1:8-9

“Do not let this Book of the Law depart from our mouth; meditate on it day and night, so that you may be careful to do everything written in it. Then you will be prosperous and successful. Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”

  • Mr. Paul Shibley: “This verse speaks of the blessing received from meditating (reading/pondering) on God’s Word.”

Romans 10:9

“That if you confess with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.”

  • Becky Vincent: “Because it teaches you how to be saved.”

Philippians 4:6

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.”

  • Mrs. Mary Ruth Shibley and Mrs. MacLean: “Because I worry too much.”

Hebrews 11:1

“Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.”

  • Amy Vincent: “It tells us you can be certain of something you can’t see.”

If you go to our church, and would like to add your verse to this list, email the webmaster!

  • Welcome

    Welcome to Faith Church in Long Beach, CA.


    500 E. San Antonio
    Long Beach, CA 90807
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  • Sunday Services

    Sunday School (all ages): 9:30 am
    Morning Worship Service: 10:50 am
    Evening Worship Service: 6:00 pm
    (nursery available during all services)