Encouraging Bible Verses – Scriptures to Encourage Your Faith and Love
Find and feel encouragement from the glorious Word of God. If you are seeking courage, peace, and hope, God wants His Scriptures to speak encouragement to you. You are not alone in facing hardship. We all face times where we doubt God’s goodness and plan and we need to be encouraged. Don’t give up! Meditate on these Bible verses and remember them throughout the day to stay inspired and motivated.
May these encouraging Bible verses provide you with hope and strength to carry you throughout the storms of life. 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!
May your faith be renewed and your soul strengthened as you read these encouraging Bible verses filled with promise and hope!
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.
Psalm 118:14-16 NIV
14 The Lord is my strength and my defense ; 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!”
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.
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.”
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.
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.
Psalm 46:11 NIV
11 The Lord Almighty is with us; the God of Jacob is our fortress.
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.”
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?
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.
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.”
1 Corinthians 16:13 NIV
13 Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong.
Proverbs 28:1 NIV
1 The wicked flee though no one pursues, but the righteous are as bold as a lion.
2 Chronicles 32:7 NIV
7 “Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or discouraged because of the king of Assyria and the vast army with him, for there is a greater power with us than with him.
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.
Psalm 31:24 NIV
24 Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the Lord.
Philippians 4:13 NIV
13 I can do all this through him who gives me strength.
1 Corinthians 10:13 NIV
13 No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it.
Psalm 112:7 NIV
7 They will have no fear of bad news; their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the Lord.
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.
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 defense ; he has become my salvation.”
1 Chronicles 28:20 NIV
20 David also said to Solomon his son, “Be strong and courageous, and do the work. Do not be afraid or discouraged, for the Lord God, my God, is with you. He will not fail you or forsake you until all the work for the service of the temple of the Lord is finished.
Philippians 1:28 NIV
28 without being frightened in any way by those who oppose you. This is a sign to them that they will be destroyed, but that you will be saved-and that by God.
Psalm 16:8 NIV
8 I keep my eyes always on the Lord. With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken.
Psalm 27:12-14 NIV
12 Do not turn me over to the desire of my foes, for false witnesses rise up against me, spouting malicious accusations. 13 I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. 14 Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.
Ephesians 6:10-18 NIV
10 Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11 Put on the full armor of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. 12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. 13 Therefore put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand your ground, and after you have done everything, to stand. 14 Stand firm then, with the belt of truth buckled around your waist, with the breastplate of righteousness in place, 15 and with your feet fitted with the readiness that comes from the gospel of peace. 16 In addition to all this, take up the shield of faith, with which you can extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. 17 Take the helmet of salvation and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. 18 And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests. With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.