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Epitaphs From the Bible

Example epitaph on a raised headstone in a Chicago cemeteryEpitpahs and Words of Comfort From the Bible

Listed below are example epitaphs.  For help with writing an epitaph or to talk with us about ordering a monument, headstone, flat marker or memorial plaque, call 708-544-0916.

Example Epitaphs

This is the promise...the life everlasting. (John 2: 25)
Believe in Him to life everlasting. (1 Timothy 1: 16)
I sought the Lord, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears - Psalms 34:4
And now abide Faith, Hope, Love, These Three; but the greatest of these is Love-1 Corinthians 13:13
Blessed is the man that maketh the Lord his trust. (Psalm 40: 4)
Sleep on now, and take your rest. (Matthew 26: 45)
Well done, thou good and faithful servant. (Matthew 25: 21)
All things work together for good to them that love God. (Romans 8: 28)
Be thou faithful unto death, and I will give thee a crown of life. (Revelation 2: 10)
The Lord watch between me and thee, while we are absent, one from the other. (Genesis 31: 49)
But the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord (Romans 6:23)
God is love: and He that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him. (1 John 4: 16)
Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest (Matthew 11:28)
For of such is the kingdom of heaven. (Matthew 19: 14)
I have fought the good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. (II Timothy 1: 7)
The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. (23rd Psalm)
I rejoice in thy salvation. (1 Samuel 2: 1)
He that believeth in the Son hath everlasting life. (John 3: 16)
I thank my God upon every remembrance of you. (Philippians 1: 3)
The Lord hath given him rest from all his enemies. (II Samuel 7: 1)
He that endureth to the end shall be saved. (Matthew 10: 22)
Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God. (Matthew 5: 8)
He shall receive in the world to come eternal life. (Mark 10:30)
For with Thee is the fountain of life: in the light shall we see light. (Psalm 36: 9)
Blessed is he that cometh in the name of the Lord (James 3:10)
Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil; for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me (Psalm 23:4)
So you have pain now; but I will see you again, and your hearts will rejoice, and no one will take away your joy from you (John 16:22)
He heals the broken hearted and binds up their wounds (Psalm 147:3)
The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the strength of my life; of whom sall I be afraid? (Psalms 27:1)
To live is Christ; and to die is gain (Philippians 1:21)
In him was life; and the life was the light of men (John 1:4)
The gift of God is eternal life (Romans 6:23)
God will provide (Genesis 22:8)
The Father is in me, and I in Him (John 10:38)
This is the day the Lord has made, rejoice and be glad (Psalm 118:24)
Blessed are they that have not seen and have yet believed (John 20:29)
But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint (Isaiah 40:31)
Not my will, but Thine be done (Luke 22:42)
Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted. (Matthew 5:4)
Thy remembrance shall endure into all generations (102nd Psalm)
Whosoever believeth in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life. (John 3:15)
The righteous shall go into life eternal (Matthew 25:46)
The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it. (John 1:5)
Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. (Matthew 7:7)
I am the light of the world. Whoever follows Me will never walk in darkenss, but will have the light of life. (John 8:12)
Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me. (John 14:1)
I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will live, even though he dies. (John 11:25)
I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last (Revelation 22:13)

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