Sick and tired of the test of life? Cast off your burdens, as there is someone who will give you the courage and strength to overcome all the problems. Read these Bible verses for encouragement and face difficulties with renewed vigor.
Can a mother forget the baby at her breast and have no compassion on the child she has borne? Though she may forget, I will not forget you! See, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are ever before me ~ Isaiah 49:15-16
I can say this is one of the best Bible verses for encouragement. I was feeling low one day and I felt like reading the Bible. When I opened the Bible, these were the first verses that stared back at me and I could feel my anxiety and worries dissipating into thin air. From that day, whenever I feel low, I read these verses for upliftment and get a soothing solace.
From time immemorial, people have been turning towards the Holy Bible for every occasion, be it in happy times or a harrowing phase of life. The Bible is replete with encouraging verses that offer inner strength to any person facing difficulties.
There is a strong message of love and strength, that can be found throughout the Bible. So, if you or any person you know, needs some words of encouragement, just read these Bible verses to get the courage and face the challenges of life with a smile on your face.
Verses for Strength and Encouragement
If you encourage others to have a cheerful countenance in desperate times, you will feel encouraged yourself. Given below are some motivational Bible verses to provide strength and encouragement to lost souls.
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. ~ Psalm 46:1
Cast all your anxiety on Him because he cares for you. ~ 1 Peter 5:7
For the eyes of the LORD range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him. ~ 2 Chronicles 16:9
Go and enjoy choice food and sweet drinks, and send some to those who have nothing prepared. This day is sacred to our Lord. Do not grieve, for the joy of the LORD is your strength. ~ Nehemiah 8:10
It is God who arms me with strength and makes my way perfect. ~ Psalm 18:32
Look to the LORD and his strength; seek his face always. ~ Psalm 105:4
I have told you these things, that in me you may have peace. In the world you have oppression; but cheer up! I have overcome the world. ~ John 16:33
Come to me, all you who labor and are heavily burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart; and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. ~ Matthew 11:28-30
Cast your burden on the LORD, And He shall sustain you; He shall never permit the righteous to be moved. ~ Psalm 55:22
In the day that I called, you answered me. You encouraged me with strength in my soul. ~ Psalm 138:3
Encouraging Bible Verses for Hard Times
In times of trouble and crisis, when you feel at loss, read these Bible quotes for encouragement and get the spiritual power to challenge the hard times troubling you.
The LORD also will be a stronghold for the oppressed, A stronghold in times of trouble, And those who know Thy name will put their trust in Thee; For Thou, O LORD, hast not forsaken those who seek Thee. ~ Psalm 9:9-10
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. ~ Isaiah 41:10
Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed. Delight thyself also in the LORD: and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart. Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass. ~ Psalm 37:3-5
My soul, wait silently for God alone, For my expectation is from Him. He only is my rock and my salvation; He is my defense; I shall not be moved. In God is my salvation and my glory; The rock of my strength, And my refuge, is in God. Trust in Him at all times, you people; Pour out your heart before Him; God is a refuge for us. ~ Psalm 62:5-8
Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. ~ Deuteronomy 31:6
Be patient and you will finally win, for a soft tongue can break hard bones. ~ Proverbs 28:13
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and don’t lean on your own understanding. In all things acknowledge him, and he shall direct your way. ~ Proverbs 3:9
One thing I ask of the LORD,
this is what I seek:
that I may dwell in the house of the LORD
all the days of my life,
to gaze upon the beauty of the LORD
and to seek him in his temple.
For in the day of trouble
he will keep me safe in his dwelling;
he will hide me in the shelter of his tabernacle
and set me high upon a rock. ~ Psalm 27:4-5
Jesus spoke to them, saying, “I am the light of the world. He who follows me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the light of life.” ~ John 8:12
In nothing be anxious, but in everything, by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your thoughts in Christ Jesus. ~ Philippians 4:6-7
The Lord has said ‘Fear not, for I am with you’. Whenever you are without hope and feel that life has lost its meaning, read these Bible verses for encouragement and feel the soothing voice of God lifting you up and guiding you to the end of the dark tunnel towards light. God Bless!