Today we are revealing our the most popular and re-shared scripture verses for 2022.
Millions upon millions of Christians have made it a habit to read their Bible every day for inspiration and wisdom. There are some topics and passages that gain popularity based on current events. Spiritual concerns will be redirected to their religious texts in 2022.
We track the social shares, topic search, Bible verse podcast listeners and scripture lookups in order to determine the most quoted scripture passages for the year 2022.
John 16:33 was the top-shared scripture quote of this year.
Jesus said: “I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”
Tony Kummer, founder and editor of 10 Bible Verses, said that this is not surprising as many Bible-believing Christians look to God’s Word in times of war. “The dramatic images and war stories on social media about Ukraine have brought this conflict closer to home.”
There are many Bible verses that speak of peace. Religious leaders around the world have encouraged their followers to pray for peace by 2022. Pope Francis lamented that “We have forgotten the lessons from the tragedies in the last century, including the sacrifice of millions who died in two World Wars… Protect our world from nuclear threats, and free us from war,” during a special prayer service March 25, 2022.
Other Popular Scriptures in 2022
Many familiar verses have been voted the top five contenders for verse of 2022.
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” Quoted from John 3:16 in the King James Version (KJV).
“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.” Quoted from Jeremiah 29:11 New International Version (NIV).
“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.” Quoted from Romans 8:28 New International Version (NIV).
“And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away.” Quoted from Revelation 2:14 King James Version (KJV).
10 Bible Verses is an interdenominational ministry and not affiliated with any specific religious or church organization. The mission is to help everyone discover the truth and power of God’s Word through daily Bible reading, prayer, and personal devotion.
What makes a Bible Verse popular in any given year?
Some Scripture verses go viral based on current events. A quote can go viral if it is shared widely and quickly across the internet, typically through social media networks. For a quote to go viral, it often needs to be both interesting and relevant to a large number of people. It may also need to be presented in an engaging way, such as through a catchy image or a humorous video. Additionally, the quote may need to tap into people’s emotions, such as through humor, inspiration, or outrage. Ultimately, the factors that contribute to a quote going viral can vary, and it can be difficult to predict which quotes will go viral and which will not.
It is difficult to predict with certainty whether a Bible quote will become popular. Many factors can influence the popularity of a quote, such as its relevance to current events, the persuasiveness of its message, the authority or credibility of the person who said it, and the extent to which it resonates with the audience. Additionally, the popularity of a quote can depend on the way it is presented, such as through social media, in a speech, or in a written article. Ultimately, the popularity of a quote is determined by the extent to which it captures people’s attention and resonates with them.