Baby Dedication Scriptures

There are many traditional bible verses used the highlight the importance and holy significance of a baby dedication ceremony. Some churches have set scripture that officials always read while other parishes may be open to suggestion. Here are a few examples of verses that are regularly used during baby dedication ceremonies.

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  • Proverbs 22:6 - Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.
  • 1 Samuel 1:27-28 - For this child I prayed, and the Lord has granted me my petition that I made to him. Therefore I have lent him to the Lord. As long as he lives, he is lent to the Lord.” And he worshiped the Lord there.
  • Psalm 127:3 - Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord, the fruit of the womb a reward.
  • Deuteronomy 6:5-7 - You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might. And these words that I command you today shall be on your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, and when you walk by the way, and when you lie down, and when you rise.

For an expanded list of scripture that relates to dedication, Open Bible has compiled this list.