Below is a list of short Bible verses related to the resurrection of Jesus. These short Bible verses for Easter make great Bible verses for kids to learn. They can use them as memory verses or as Easter verses for greeting cards. We have free scripture pages for some of these that can be placed on walls or mirrors to help children learn the verses.
Most of these short Bible verses for Easter are excerpts or simply portions of the entire verse. This makes it easier for younger child to memorize and capture the core truth related to the resurrection. The real focus of these verses is on the simple truth that Jesus rose from the dead and is alive today! This list is also available as a free, downloadable PDF. For other activities related to Easter and the resurrection, including free printable Bible activity pages, click here. Unless otherwise noted, all of the verses below are from the Holman Christian Standard Bible.
12 Short Bible Verses for Easter
He has risen! Mark 16:6b. Scripture page.
He has been raised from the dead. Matthew 28:7b. Scripture page.
The Lord has certainly been raised… Luke 24:34a
We have seen the Lord! John 20:25b [The other disciples to Thomas]
The God of our fathers raised up Jesus… Acts 5:30a
God raised up this man [Jesus] on the third day… Acts 10:40a
But God raised Him from the dead… Acts 13:30a
But the One God raised up did not decay. Acts 13:37
…Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father… Romans 6:4b
Christ Jesus is the One who died, but even more, has been raised… Romans 8:34b
And if Christ has not been raised, your faith is worthless; you are still in your sins. 1 Cor. 15:17
But now Christ has been raised from the dead… 1 Cor. 15:20a