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09.04.20

How to Create Pretty Scripture Pictures for Social Media



As you’re thinking about the different types of content you can share on your church or your ministry’s social media accounts, pretty scripture pictures are likely your bread and butter.

Because social media accounts are such visual platforms, pretty scripture pictures work well and serve as inspiration.  Below you’ll find a few places where you can source pre-made scripture pictures, free-to-use photos and platforms to create them yourself.

We can’t wait to see what you’ll create

Pre-Made Scripture Pictures

The Bible App

YouVersion’s Bible App lets you turn Bible verses into shareable images for social media.  After downloading the app, you can select verses and check to see pre-made images that have been previously created.  Alternatively, you can create a custom image with preset backgrounds.  From there you can customise text size and other elements.  If you watch the video below, you’ll find a step-by-step guide to help you.

Open.Life.Church

Here you’ll find a beautiful collection of shareable social media Bible verse images. Use these custom verse art pictures on your Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites. Great assets that get shared and shared! 

All images are custom made, have no image licensing restrictions, and are free for you to distribute.

Amazing Facts

Here Amazing Facts offers a Scripture picture gallery to share with your friends. You can click on an image to enlarge it and to read the inspirational thought related to it.

Church Media Drop

Make Your Own Scripture Pictures

Canva

Canva is a tool that makes it possible to design anything and publish anywhere. With its user-friendly drag and drop tool and thousands of customizable templates, over 400 million designs from more than 10 million users across 179 countries have been created with Canva so far.  Free and paid options are available.  Some images are available for free, while others require payment.  You can easily drag photos from your collection or from one of the free collections listed below.

Free Photos

Free Bible Images

Free Bible Images is a team of Christians trying to help those teaching the Bible in this visual age. They work with contributing artists and illustrators who freely give of their time and talents to make this possible. They have a heart to help those in poorer regions of the world so everything on the site is free.

Free Nature Stock

Free Nature Stock was created by Adrian Pelletier. All photos published on Free Nature Stock are licensed under Creative Commons Zero. You are free to use the photos however you want, even in commercial work, without the need for permission or attribution. In short: do whatever you want.  One new photo will be added every day.

Pexels

Pexels is a free stock photo and video website and app that helps designers, bloggers, and everyone who is looking for visuals to find great photos and videos that can be downloaded and used for free. If you see a photo or video you like, simply download it for free (no strings attached!).  If you’d like to contribute your work to Pexels, we accept photos and videos from everyone.

Unsplash

Unsplash is a platform powered by an amazing community that has gifted hundreds of thousands of their own photos to fuel creativity around the world. So sign up for free, or don’t. Either way, you’ve got access to over a million photos under the Unsplash license—which makes them free to do-whatever-you-want with.

Freely Photos

Freely photos was created by Daniel in 2014 to make some high-quality Christian stock photography available for FREE because he believes in giving to equip the Church.