Encouraging Bible Verses

Find and feel encouragement from the glorious Word of God. May these encouraging Bible verses provide you with hope and strength throughout the day. No matter what you face now, Scripture can encourage you to cast your cares upon Jesus and trust in the Lord! The following verses were collected to uplift your spirits and point you toward God, our greatest Encourager!

Isaiah 41:10 NIV

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.

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Psalm 118:14-16 NIV

14 The Lord is my strength and my defenseOr "song" ; he has become my salvation. 15 Shouts of joy and victory resound in the tents of the righteous: "The Lord's right hand has done mighty things! 16 The Lord's right hand is lifted high; the Lord's right hand has done mighty things!"

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2 Timothy 1:7 NIV

7 For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.

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John 16:33 NIV

33 "I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world."

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John 14:27 NIV

27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.

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Colossians 3:15 NIV

15 Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.

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Psalm 46:11 NIV

11 The Lord Almighty is with us; the God of Jacob is our fortress.

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Deuteronomy 31:6 NIV

6 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."

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Psalm 27:1 NIV

1 The Lord is my light and my salvation- whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life- of whom shall I be afraid?

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Thessalonians 3:13 NIV

13 May he strengthen your hearts so that you will be blameless and holy in the presence of our God and Father when our Lord Jesus comes with all his holy ones.

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Joshua 1:9 NIV

9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go."

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1 Corinthians 16:13 NIV

13 Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong.

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Proverbs 28:1 NIV

1 The wicked flee though no one pursues, but the righteous are as bold as a lion.

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Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV

5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; 6 in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.Or "will direct your paths"

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Psalm 31:24 NIV

24 Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the Lord.

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Philippians 4:13 NIV

13 I can do all this through him who gives me strength.

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1 Corinthians 10:13 NIV

13 No temptationThe Greek for "temptation" and "tempted" can also mean "testing" and "tested" . has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be temptedThe Greek for "temptation" and "tempted" can also mean "testing" and "tested" . beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted,The Greek for "temptation" and "tempted" can also mean "testing" and "tested" . he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.

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Psalm 112:7 NIV

7 They will have no fear of bad news; their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the Lord.

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1 Chronicles 22:13 NIV

13 Then you will have success if you are careful to observe the decrees and laws that the Lord gave Moses for Israel. Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or discouraged.

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Isaiah 12:2 NIV

2 Surely God is my salvation; I will trust and not be afraid. The Lord, the Lord himself, is my strength and my defenseOr "song" ; he has become my salvation."

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