Encouragement from the Bible

“He that believeth on him shall not be confounded” (1Peter 2:6).

“I am come a light into the world, that whosoever believeth on me should not abide in darkness” (John 12:46).

“Thy faith hath saved thee; go in peace” (Luke 7:50).

“Look unto me, and be ye saved, all the ends of the earth” (Isaiah 45:22).

“Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house” (Acts 16:31).

“Behold, I lay in Sion a stumblingstone and rock of offence: and whosoever believeth on him shall not be ashamed” (Romans 9:33).

“Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest” (Matthew 11:28).

“And Jesus said unto them, I am the bread of life: he that cometh to me shall never hunger; and he that believeth on me shall never thirst. All that the Father giveth me shall come to me; and him that cometh to me I will in no wise cast out” (John 6:35, 37).

“Blessed are they that have not seen, and yet have believed” (John 20:29).

“We trust in the living God, who is the Saviour of all men, specially of those that believe” (1Timothy 4:10).

“As many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name” (John 1:12).

“Behold, God will not cast away a perfect man, neither will he help the evil doers: Till he fill thy mouth with laughing, and thy lips with rejoicing. (Job 8:20, 21).

“For his anger endureth but a moment; in his favour is life: weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning” (Psalm 30:5).

“Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God” (Psalm 42:11).

“Thou, which hast shewed me great and sore troubles, shalt quicken me again, and shalt bring me up again from the depths of the earth” (Psalm 71:20).

“For thou wilt save the afflicted people; but wilt bring down high looks. For thou wilt light my candle: the LORD my God will enlighten my darkness” (Psalm 18:27, 28).

“They cry unto the LORD in their trouble, and he saveth them out of their distresses” (Psalm 107:19).

“They that sow in tears shall reap in joy. He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him” (Psalm 126:5, 6).

“The wicked is snared by the transgression of his lips: but the just shall come out of trouble” (Proverbs 12:13).

“For a just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again” (Proverbs 24:16).

“I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end” (Jeremiah 29:11).

“Their soul shall be as a watered garden; and they shall not sorrow any more at all. I will turn their mourning into joy, and will comfort them, and make them rejoice from their sorrow” (Jeremiah 31:12, 13).

“He hath not despised nor abhorred the affliction of the afflicted; neither hath he hid his face from him; but when he cried unto him, he heard” (Psalm 22:24).

“When my father and my mother forsake me, then the LORD will take me up. Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD” (Psalm 27:10, 14).

“Though he fall, he shall not be utterly cast down: for the LORD upholdeth him with his hand. The salvation of the righteous is of the LORD: he is their strength in the time of trouble” (Psalm 37:24, 39).

“The LORD also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble” (Psalm 9:9).

“The LORD is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower” (Psalm 18:2).

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea; though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. Selah” (Psalm 46:1-3).

“Cast thy burden upon the LORD, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved” (Psalm 55:22).

“I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy: for thou hast considered my trouble; thou hast known my soul in adversities” (Psalm 31:7).

“Thou hast given commandment to save me; for thou art my rock and my fortress” (Psalm 71:3).

“Unto the upright there ariseth light in the darkness” (Psalm 112:4).

“Who remembered us in our low estate: for his mercy endureth for ever” (Psalm 136:23).

“My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart” (Psalm 73:26).

“Who is among you that feareth the LORD, that obeyeth the voice of his servant, that walketh in darkness, and hath no light? let him trust in the name of the LORD, and stay upon his God” (Isaiah 50:10).

“For the Lord will not cast off for ever: But though he cause grief, yet will he have compassion according to the multitude of his mercies. For he doth not afflict willingly nor grieve the children of men” (Lamentations 3:31-33).

“O LORD, my strength, and my fortress, and my refuge in the day of affliction” (Jeremiah 16:19).

“I am with thee, saith the LORD, to save thee: though I make a full end of all nations whither I have scattered thee, yet will I not make a full end of thee: but I will correct thee in measure, and will not leave thee altogether unpunished” (Jeremiah 30:11).

“The LORD is good, a strong hold in the day of trouble; and he knoweth them that trust in him” (Nahum 1:7).

“Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest” (Matthew 11:28).

“These things I have spoken unto you, that in me ye might have peace. In the world ye shall have tribulation: but be of good cheer; I have overcome the world” (John 16:33).

“For as the sufferings of Christ abound in us, so our consolation also aboundeth by Christ” (2Corinthians 1:5).

“We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair; Persecuted, but not forsaken; cast down, but not destroyed” (2Corinthians 4:8, 9).

“He is a buckler to all those that trust in him” (Psalm 18:30).

“Blessed are all they that put their trust in him” (Psalm 2:12).

“They that trust in the LORD shall be as mount Zion, which cannot be removed, but abideth for ever” (Psalm 125:1).

“Wait on the LORD: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the LORD” (Psalm 27:14).

“Oh how great is thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee; which thou hast wrought for them that trust in thee before the sons of men! Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the LORD” (Psalm 31:19, 24).

“I have trusted also in the LORD; therefore I shall not slide” (Psalm 26:1).

“The LORD is good: blessed is the man that trusteth in him” (Psalm 34:8; 84:12).

“Blessed is that man that maketh the LORD his trust, and respecteth not the proud, nor such as turn aside to lies” (Psalm 40:4).

“In God I will praise his word, in God I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do unto me” (Psalm 56:4).

“Lo, this is our God; we have waited for him, and he will save us: this is the LORD; we have waited for him, we will be glad and rejoice in his salvation” (Isaiah 25:9).

“He shall not be afraid of evil tidings: his heart is fixed, trusting in the LORD.” (Psalm 112:7).

“Trust in the LORD, and do good; so shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed. The LORD shall help them, and deliver them: he shall deliver them from the wicked, and save them, because they trust in him” (Psalms 37:3, 40).

“Blessed are all they that wait for him” (Isaiah 30:18).

“They shall not be ashamed that wait for me” (Isaiah 49:23).

“He that putteth his trust in the LORD shall be made fat” (Proverbs 28:25).

“Happy is he that hath the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope is in the LORD his God” (Psalm 146:5).

“Commit thy works unto the LORD, and thy thoughts shall be established. Whoso trusteth in the LORD, happy is he” (Proverbs 16:3, 20).

“Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee. Trust ye in the LORD for ever: for in the LORD JEHOVAH is everlasting strength” (Isaiah 26:3, 4).

“Blessed is the man that trusteth in the LORD, and whose hope the LORD is. For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, and that spreadeth out her roots by the river, and shall not see when heat cometh, but her leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit” (Jeremiah 17:7, 8).

“Whoso putteth his trust in the LORD shall be safe” (Proverbs 29:25).

“Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you” (1Peter 5:7).

“I will look unto the LORD; I will wait for the God of my salvation: my God will hear me” (Micah 7:7).

“The LORD redeemeth the soul of his servants: and none of them that trust in him shall be desolate” (Psalm 34:22).

“The LORD is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul that seeketh him. It is good that a man should both hope and quietly wait for the salvation of the LORD” (Lamentations 3:25, 26).

“Surely his salvation is nigh them that fear him” (Psalm 85:9).

“He will bless them that fear the LORD, both small and great” (Psalm 115:13).

“By the fear of the LORD men depart from evil” (Proverbs 16:6).

“It shall be well with them that fear God, which fear before him” (Ecclesiastes 8:12).

“Blessed is every one that feareth the LORD; that walketh in his ways” (Psalm 128:1).

“Oh how great is thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee” (Psalm 31:19).

“As the heaven is high above the earth, so great is his mercy toward them that fear him” (Psalm 103:11).

“Be not wise in thine own eyes: fear the LORD, and depart from evil. It shall be health to thy navel, and marrow to thy bones” (Proverbs 3:7, 8).

“In the fear of the LORD is strong confidence: and his children shall have a place of refuge. The fear of the LORD is a fountain of life, to depart from the snares of death” (Proverbs 14:26, 27).

“The LORD taketh pleasure in them that fear him” (Psalm 147:11).

“His mercy is on them that fear him from generation to generation” (Luke 1:50).

“Whosoever among you feareth God, to you is the word of this salvation sent” (Acts 13:26).

“In every nation he that feareth him, and worketh righteousness, is accepted with him” (Acts 10:35).

“Them that honour me I will honour” (1Samuel 2:30).

“I will praise the name of God with a song, and will magnify him with thanksgiving. This also shall please the LORD better than an ox or bullock that hath horns and hoofs” (Psalm 69:30, 31).

“It is a good thing to give thanks unto the LORD, and to sing praises unto thy name, O most High: to shew forth thy lovingkindness in the morning, and thy faithfulness every night” (Psalm 92:1, 2).

“My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing. Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him” (James 1:2-4, 12).

“Be patient therefore, brethren, unto the coming of the Lord. Behold, the husbandman waiteth for the precious fruit of the earth, and hath long patience for it, until he receive the early and latter rain. Be ye also patient; stablish your hearts: for the coming of the Lord draweth nigh. Behold, we count them happy which endure. Ye have heard of the patience of Job, and have seen the end of the Lord; that the Lord is very pitiful, and of tender mercy” (James 5:7, 8, 11).

“Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and he shall lift you up” (James 4:10).

“If, when ye do well, and suffer for it, ye take it patiently, this is acceptable with God” (1Peter 2:20).

“Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time” (1Peter 5:6).

“Cast not away therefore your confidence, which hath great recompence of reward. For ye have need of patience, that, after ye have done the will of God, ye might receive the promise. For yet a little while, and he that shall come will come, and will not tarry” (Hebrews 10:35-37).