20 Bible Verses About Encouragement
Today we will be dealing with 20 bible verses about encouragement
There are times when we suddenly feel tired and burn out. This could be due to the stress at work, the responsibilities on your shoulders, bad day at work, could even be because you didn’t get a project you’ve been bidding for. But remember that Jesus Christ said that this too shall pass. It is a phase, it will pass.
When the feeling of dejection comes in, let’s look up to God for help. He is the author and finisher of our faith. Sometimes when we feel down and sad we look up to our family for encouragement. Also sometimes all we want to hear is someone encouraging us that things will get better and we will be fine. The scripture has every words that can soothe and calm us, motivate and inspire us, and also encourage us. The bible gives us many meaningful verses and also some relatable situations that can help us pull out of depression.
For instance we can be like since Joseph was loved by God despite that his brothers hated him, it means that no matter the situation surrounding me , I am still loved by God .Our scripture helps us to remember that with a little faith our strength can always be found even though we feel lost already. If you’re feeling emotionally, physically or mentally weak at the moment we hope and pray you find encouragement in the bible verses that have been collected in today’s topic.
1. 1 Thessalonians 5:11
Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.
2. Hebrews 10:25
Not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.
3. Philippians 4:6-7
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication 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 minds in Christ Jesus.
4. Acts 14:22
Strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying that through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God.
5. Colossians 2:2
That their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of God’s mystery, which is Christ.
6. Philippians 2:1
So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy.
7. Acts 14:21-28
When they had preached the gospel to that city and had made many disciples, they returned to Lystra and to Iconium and to Antioch, strengthening the souls of the disciples, encouraging them to continue in the faith, and saying that through many tribulations we must enter the kingdom of God. And when they had appointed elders for them in every church, with prayer and fasting they committed them to the Lord in whom they had believed. Then they passed through Pisidia and came to Pamphylia. And when they had spoken the word in Perga, they went down to Attalia.
8. Psalm 121:1-8
A Song of Ascents. I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you will not slumber. Behold, he who keeps Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. The Lord is your keeper; the Lord is your shade on your right hand.
9. Romans 15:5
May the God of endurance and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus.
10. Psalm 23:1-5
The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows.
11. Hebrews 6:18
So that by two unchangeable things, in which it is impossible for God to lie, we who have fled for refuge might have strong encouragement to hold fast to the hope set before us.
12. Romans 1:11-12
For I long to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to strengthen you— that is, that we may be mutually encouraged by each other’s faith, both yours and mine.
13. Jeremiah 29:14
I will be found by you, declares the Lord, and I will restore your fortunes and gather you from all the nations and all the places where I have driven you, declares the Lord, and I will bring you back to the place from which I sent you into exile.
14. Ecclesiastes 3:1-3
For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted; a time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up.
15. 2 Corinthians 12:9-10
But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong.
16. Matthew 6:34
Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
17. Isaiah 43:4
Because you are precious in my eyes, and honored, and I love you, I give men in return for you, peoples in exchange for your life.
18. 1 Chronicles 16:11
Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!
19. Psalm 34:4
I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears.
20. Philippians 4:13
I can do all things through him who strengthens me.