150+ Encouraging Bible Verses For Men And Women

I wish I could tell you that you’d no longer have to deal with stress, struggles and problems after you are saved. Unfortunately, it’s a part of our existence for as long as we live in this world. While you may be blessed and highly favored by God, it doesn’t excuse the fact that sometimes you got some pain somewhere in your life or you’re going through a very difficult situation.

There could be a lot of things going on that are trying to pull you down and if you allow it, it will control your mind and steal your joy.

Stop worrying! A wonderful woman of God Corrie ten Boom said: “Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength”. And Yes, she’s right.

No matter what is going on in your life right now. Don’t lose hope. Make up your mind and choose to live in faith and expectancy. Don’t focus on your obstacles, focus on your God.

This post is a compilation of more than 150 Encouraging Bible Verses for Men and Women about several topics. Click on a topic listed below to view the verses. May they inspire, encourage and energize your soul.

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Inspirational Bible verses for when you have financial problems

Encouraging Bible Verses for Men and Women

Matthew 6:31-34
Therefore don’t be anxious, saying, ‘What will we eat?’, ‘What will we drink?’ or, ‘With what will we be clothed?’ For the Gentiles seek after all these things; for your heavenly Father knows that you need all these things. But seek first God’s Kingdom, and his righteousness; and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore don’t be anxious for tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.

Malachi 3:10-11
Bring the whole tithe into the storehouse, that there may be food in my house, and test me now in this,” says The Lord of Armies, “if I will not open you the windows of heaven, and pour you out a blessing, that there will not be room enough for. I will rebuke the devourer for your sake, and he shall not destroy the fruits of your ground; neither shall your vine cast its fruit before its time in the field,” says The Lord of Armies.

Philippians 4:19
My God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

Matthew 6:25-26
Therefore I tell you, don’t be anxious for your life: what you will eat, or what you will drink; nor yet for your body, what you will wear. Isn’t life more than food, and the body more than clothing? See the birds of the sky, that they don’t sow, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns. Your heavenly Father feeds them. Aren’t you of much more value than they?

Luke 6:38
Give, and it will be given to you: good measure, pressed down, shaken together, and running over, will be given to you. For with the same measure you measure, it will be measured back to you.

Proverbs 3:9-10
Honor The Lord with your substance, with the first fruits of all your increase: so your barns will be filled with plenty, and your vats will overflow with new wine.

Acts 20:35
In all things I gave you an example, that so laboring you ought to help the weak and to remember the words of the Lord Jesus, that he himself said, ‘It is more blessed to give than to receive.’”

Habakkuk 3:17-19
Although the fig tree doesn’t flourish, nor fruit be in the vines; the labor of the olive fails, the fields yield no food; the flocks are cut off from the fold, and there is no herd in the stalls: yet I will rejoice in The Lord. I will be joyful in the God of my salvation! Yahweh, the Lord, is my strength. He makes my feet like deer’s feet and enables me to go in high places.

Hebrews 4:16
Let us, therefore, draw near with boldness to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy, and may find grace for help in time of need.

 

Inspirational Bible verses for when you’re stressed out

Encouraging Bible Verses for Men and Women

Isaiah 40:30-31
Even the youths faint and get weary, and the young men utterly fall. But those who wait for The Lord will renew their strength. They will mount up with wings like eagles. They will run, and not be weary. They will walk, and not faint.

Philippians 4:6-7
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.

1 Peter 5:6-7
Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time; casting all your worries on him, because he cares for you.

Psalm 37:5
Commit everything you do to the Lord. Trust him, and he will help you.

Psalm 55:22
Cast your burden on The Lord, and he will sustain you. He will never allow the righteous to be moved.

Psalm 103:1-5
Praise The Lord, my soul! All that is within me, praise his holy name!
Praise The Lord, my soul, and don’t forget all his benefits;
who forgives all your sins; who heals all your diseases;
who redeems your life from destruction;
who crowns you with lovingkindness and tender mercies;
who satisfies your desire with good things, so that your youth is renewed like the eagle’s.

Jeremiah 17:7-8
Blessed is the man who trusts in The Lord, whose confidence is in him. For he shall be as a tree planted by the waters, who spreads out its roots by the river, and shall not fear when heat comes, but its leaf shall be green; and shall not be careful in the year of drought, neither shall cease from yielding fruit.

James 1:2-4
Count it all joy, my brothers, when you fall into various temptations, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. Let endurance have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.

Isaiah 55:1-3
Come, everyone who thirsts, to the waters! Come, he who has no money, buy, and eat! Yes, come, buy wine and milk without money and without a price. Why do you spend money for that which is not bread, and your labor for that which doesn’t satisfy? Listen diligently to me, and eat that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in richness. Turn your ear, and come to me. Hear, and your soul will live: and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.

Matthew 11:28-30
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 humble in heart; and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”

John 16:33
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.

Psalm 34:17
The righteous cry and The Lord hears and delivers them out of all their troubles.

Psalm 9:9-10
The Lord will also be a high tower for the oppressed; a high tower in times of trouble. Those who know your name will put their trust in you, for you, Oh Lord, have not forsaken those who seek you.

 

Bible verses to help those struggling with body image

Encouraging Bible Verses for Men and Women

1 Samuel 16:7
But The Lord said to Samuel, “Don’t look on his face, or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him; for I don’t see as man sees. For man looks at the outward appearance, but The Lord looks at the heart.”

Luke 16:15
He said to them, “You are those who justify yourselves in the sight of men, but God knows your hearts. For that which is exalted among men is an abomination in the sight of God.”

1 Peter 3:3-4
Let your beauty be not just the outward adorning of braiding the hair, and of wearing jewels of gold, or of putting on fine clothing; but in the hidden person of the heart, in the incorruptible adornment of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is in the sight of God very precious.

Psalm 139:14
I will give thanks to you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made.
Your works are wonderful. My soul knows that very well.

Proverbs 31:30
Charm is deceitful, and beauty is vain; but a woman who fears The Lord shall be praised.

1 Timothy 4:8
For bodily exercise has some value, but godliness has value in all things, having the promise of the life which is now, and of that which is to come.

 

Inspirational Bible verses for when you feel tired and exhausted by life

Encouraging Bible Verses for Men and Women

Matthew 11:28-29
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 humble in heart; and you will find rest for your souls.

Psalm 4:8
In peace I will both lay myself down and sleep, for you, The Lord alone, make me live in safety.

Jeremiah 31:25
For I have satiated the weary soul, and every sorrowful soul have I replenished.

Isaiah 40:29
He gives power to the weak. He increases the strength of him who has no might.

Psalm 73:26
My flesh and my heart fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Exodus 33:14
He said, “My presence will go with you, and I will give you rest.”

Psalm 46:10
Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations. I will be exalted in the earth.

Isaiah 40:31
But those who wait for The Lord will renew their strength. They will mount up with wings like eagles. They will run, and not be weary. They will walk, and not faint.

Psalm 119:114
You are my hiding place and my shield. I hope in your word.

Philippians 4:13
I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me.

 

Encouraging Bible Verses for Men and Women facing problems at work

Encouraging Bible Verses for Men and Women

Ecclesiastes 9:10
Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in Sheol, where you are going.

Colossians 3:23-24
Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord, and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the reward of the inheritance; for you serve the Lord Christ.

Proverbs 12:11
Those who work their land will have abundant food, but those who chase fantasies have no sense.

Proverbs 24:30-34
I went by the field of the sluggard, by the vineyard of the man without understanding. It was all grown over with thorns. Its surface was covered with nettles, and its stone wall was broken down. Then I saw, and considered well. I saw, and received instruction: a little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to sleep; and poverty will come on you like a thief and scarcity like an armed man.

2 Timothy 2:15
Give diligence to present yourself approved by God, a workman who doesn’t need to be ashamed, properly handling the Word of Truth.

Galatians 6:9
Let us not be weary in doing good, for we will reap in due season, if we don’t give up.

1 Thessalonians 4:10-11
But we exhort you, brothers, that you abound more and more; and that you make it your ambition to lead a quiet life, and to do your own business, and to work with your own hands, just as we instructed you.

Philippians 4:6-7
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.

Colossians 3:17
Whatever you do, in word or in deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father, through him.

Romans 12:11-12
Never be lazy, but work hard and serve the Lord enthusiastically. Rejoice in our confident hope. Be patient in trouble, and keep on praying.

 

Encouraging Bible Verses for Men and Women with anxiety and fear

Encouraging Bible Verses for Men and Women

Isaiah 41:10
Don’t you be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you. Yes, I will help you. Yes, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Philippians 4:6-7
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.

Psalm 56:3
When I am afraid, I will put my trust in you.

2 Timothy 1:7
For God didn’t give us a spirit of fear, but of power, love, and self-control.

Deuteronomy 31:6
Be strong and courageous. Don’t be afraid or scared of them; for The Lord your God himself is who goes with you. He will not fail you nor forsake you.

Psalm 34:4
I sought The Lord, and he answered me, and delivered me from all my fears.

1 Peter 5:6-7
Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time; casting all your worries on him, because he cares for you.

Joshua 1:9
Haven’t I commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Don’t be afraid. Don’t be dismayed, for The Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

Isaiah 35:4
Tell those who have a fearful heart, “Be strong. Don’t be afraid. Behold, your God will come with vengeance, God’s retribution. He will come and save you.

John 14:27
Peace I leave with you. My peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Don’t let your heart be troubled, neither let it be fearful.

Psalm 23:4
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.

Exodus 14:14
The Lord will fight for you, and you shall be still.

Matthew 6:34
Therefore don’t be anxious for tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Each day’s own evil is sufficient.

Psalm 27:1
The Lord is my light and my salvation. Whom shall I fear?
The Lord is the strength of my life. Of whom shall I be afraid?

Psalm 55:22-23
Cast your burden on The Lord, and he will sustain you. He will never allow the righteous to be moved. But you, God, will bring them down into the pit of destruction. Bloodthirsty and deceitful men shall not live out half their days, but I will trust in you.

Psalm 46:1
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

Psalm 34:18
The Lord is near to those who have a broken heart, and saves those who have a crushed spirit.

Romans 8:38-39
For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor any other created thing, will be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Zephaniah 3:17
The Lord, your God, is among you, a mighty one who will save. He will rejoice over you with joy. He will calm you in his love. He will rejoice over you with singing.

 

Inspirational Bible verses that can help you battle loneliness

Encouraging Bible Verses for Men and Women

Psalm 142:4-5
Look on my right, and see; for there is no one who is concerned for me. Refuge has fled from me. No one cares for my soul. I cried to you, Oh Lord. I said, “You are my refuge, my portion in the land of the living.”

Psalm 46:1
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.

Psalm 27:10
Though my father and mother forsake me, the Lord will receive me.

Isaiah 49:16
Behold, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands. You are always in my thoughts.

Matthew 28:20
Behold, I am with you always, even to the end of the world.

Hebrews 13:5
I will in no way leave you, neither will I in any way forsake you.

Deuteronomy 31:6
Be strong and courageous. Don’t be afraid or scared of them; for The Lord your God himself is who goes with you. He will not fail you nor forsake you.

John 14:18
I will not leave you orphans. I will come to you.

 

Inspirational Bible verses to read when you’re doubting

Encouraging Bible Verses for Men and Women

Proverbs 3:5-8
Trust in The Lord with all your heart, and don’t lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.
Don’t be wise in your own eyes. Fear The Lord, and depart from evil.
It will be health to your body, and nourishment to your bones.

2 Timothy 1:7
For God didn’t give us a spirit of fear, but of power, love, and self-control.

Ephesians 6:10
Finally, be strong in the Lord, and in the strength of his might.

Philippians 2:13
For it is God who works in you both to will and to work, for his good pleasure.

Philippians 4:13
I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me.

Hebrews 4:16
Let us, therefore, draw near with boldness to the throne of grace, that we may receive mercy, and may find grace for help in time of need.

Jeremiah 29:11
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.

 

Inspirational Bible verses on forgiving others

Encouraging Bible Verses for Men and Women

Mark 11:25
Whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone; so that your Father, who is in heaven, may also forgive you your transgressions.

Ephesians 4:32
Be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving each other, just as God also in Christ forgave you.

Matthew 18:21-22
Then Peter came and said to him, “Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? Until seven times?” Jesus said to him, “I don’t tell you until seven times, but, until seventy times seven.

Luke 6:27
But I tell you who hear: love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,

Luke 6:37
Don’t judge, and you won’t be judged. Don’t condemn, and you won’t be condemned. Set free, and you will be set free.

Colossians 3:12-13
Put on, therefore, as God’s chosen ones, holy and beloved, a heart of compassion, kindness, lowliness, humility, and perseverance; bearing with one another, and forgiving each other, if any man has a complaint against any; even as Christ forgave you, so you also do.

Proverbs 25:21-22
If your enemy is hungry, give him food to eat. If he is thirsty, give him water to drink: for you will heap coals of fire on his head, and The Lord will reward you.

John 13:34
A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also love one another.

1 Corinthians 13:4-7
Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.

1 Peter 4:8
And above all things be earnest in your love among yourselves, for love covers a multitude of sins.

Luke 6:35
But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing back; and your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High; for he is kind toward the unthankful and evil.

Galatians 5:22-23
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith, gentleness, and self-control. Against such things, there is no law.

 

Inspirational Encouraging Bible Verses for Men and Women in need of healing

Encouraging Bible Verses for Men and Women

Exodus 23:25
You shall serve The Lord your God, and he will bless your bread and your water, and I will take sickness away from among you.

Psalm 34:19
Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but The Lord delivers him out of them all.

Psalm 107:19-21
Then they cry to The Lord in their trouble, he saves them out of their distresses.
He sends his word, and heals them, and delivers them from their graves.
Let them praise The Lord for his loving kindness, for his wonderful deeds to the children of men!

Exodus 15:26
I am the Lord who heals you.

Jeremiah 30:17
For I will restore health to you, and I will heal you of your wounds, says The Lord; because they have called you an outcast, saying, It is Zion, whom no man seeks after.

James 5:14-16
Is any among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the assembly, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord, and the prayer of faith will heal him who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. If he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.Confess your offenses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The insistent prayer of a righteous person is powerfully effective.

Psalm 46:10
Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations. I will be exalted in the earth.

Jeremiah 17:14
Heal me, O The Lord, and I shall be healed; save me, and I shall be saved: for you are my praise.

Matthew 11:28-29
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 humble in heart; and you will find rest for your souls.

2 Corinthians 1:3-4
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort; who comforts us in all our affliction, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, through the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.

Psalm 18:6
In my distress I called on The Lord, and cried to my God.
He heard my voice out of his temple. My cry before him came into his ears.

Jeremiah 29:11
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.

Romans 8:38-39
For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor any other created thing, will be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Matthew 7:7-11
Ask, and it will be given you. Seek, and you will find. Knock, and it will be opened for you. For everyone who asks receives. He who seeks finds. To him who knocks it will be opened. Or who is there among you, who, if his son asks him for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, who will give him a serpent? If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him!

Mark 11:23-26
For most certainly I tell you, whoever may tell this mountain, ‘Be taken up and cast into the sea,’ and doesn’t doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says is happening; he shall have whatever he says. Therefore I tell you, all things whatever you pray and ask for, believe that you have received them, and you shall have them.

John 15:7
If you remain in me, and my words remain in you, you will ask whatever you desire, and it will be done for you.

Revelation 21:4
He will wipe away from them every tear from their eyes. Death will be no more; neither will there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain, any more. The first things have passed away.

Romans 12:12
Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.

Romans 15:13
Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that you may abound in hope, in the power of the Holy Spirit.

Isaiah 40:31
But those who wait for The Lord will renew their strength. They will mount up with wings like eagles. They will run, and not be weary. They will walk, and not faint.

Romans 8:18
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which will be revealed toward us.

 

Encouraging Bible Verses for Men and Women struggling in marriage

Encouraging Bible Verses for Men and Women

1 Corinthians 13:7
Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

Ephesians 4:32
And be kind to one another, tender hearted, forgiving each other, just as God also in Christ forgave you.

Philippians 2:1-4
If there is therefore any exhortation in Christ, if any consolation of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any tender mercies and compassion, make my joy full, by being like-minded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind; doing nothing through rivalry or through conceit, but in humility, each counting others better than himself; each of you not just looking to his own things, but each of you also to the things of others.

Colossians 3:8
But now you must also rid yourselves of all such things as these: anger, rage, malice, slander, and filthy language from your lips.

1 Peter 4:7-8
Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.

Hebrews 13:4
Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the bed be undefiled: but God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterers.

Ephesians 5:33
Nevertheless each of you must also love his own wife even as himself; and let the wife see that she respects her husband.

James 5:16
Confess your offenses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The insistent prayer of a righteous person is powerfully effective.

1 Peter 3:7
You husbands, in the same way, live with your wives according to knowledge, giving honor to the woman, as to the weaker vessel, as being also joint heirs of the grace of life; that your prayers may not be hindered.

1 Corinthians 7:2-5
But, because of sexual immoralities, let each man have his own wife, and let each woman have her own husband. Let the husband render to his wife the affection owed her, and likewise also the wife to her husband. The wife doesn’t have authority over her own body, but the husband. Likewise also the husband doesn’t have authority over his own body, but the wife. Don’t deprive one another, unless it is by consent for a season, that you may give yourselves to fasting and prayer, and may be together again, that Satan doesn’t tempt you because of your lack of self-control.

Ephesians 4:2-3
Be completely humble and gentle; Be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the spirit through the bond of peace.

Mark 10:9
Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.

 

Inspirational Bible verses to help you deal with temptation

Encouraging Bible Verses for Men and Women

1 Corinthians 10:13
No temptation has taken you except what is common to man. God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted above what you are able, but will with the temptation also make the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

Galatians 5:16
But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you won’t fulfill the lust of the flesh.

James 4:7
Be subject therefore to God. But resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

1 Corinthians 6:18-20
Flee sexual immorality! Every sin that a man does is outside the body, but he who commits sexual immorality sins against his own body. Or don’t you know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit which is in you, which you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. Therefore glorify God in your body and in your spirit, which are God’s.

Hebrews 2:18
For because he himself has suffered when tempted, he is able to help those who are being tempted.

James 4:17
To him therefore who knows to do good, and doesn’t do it, to him it is sin.

1 John 1:9
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and righteous to forgive us the sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.

Hebrews 4:15
For we don’t have a high priest who can’t be touched with the feeling of our infirmities, but one who has been in all points tempted like we are, yet without sin.

1 Peter 5:8-11
Be sober and self-controlled. Be watchful. Your adversary, the devil, walks around like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. Withstand him steadfast in your faith, knowing that your brothers who are in the world are undergoing the same sufferings. But may the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a little while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle you. To him be the glory and the power forever and ever. Amen.

Romans 12:2
Don’t be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what is the good, well-pleasing, and perfect will of God.

Ephesians 6:10-18
Finally, be strong in the Lord, and in the strength of his might. Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the wiles of the devil. For our wrestling is not against flesh and blood, but against the principalities, against the powers, against the world’s rulers of the darkness of this age, and against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places. Therefore put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to withstand in the evil day, and, having done all, to stand. Stand therefore, having the utility belt of truth buckled around your waist, and having put on the breastplate of righteousness, and having fitted your feet with the preparation of the Good News of peace; above all, taking up the shield of faith, with which you will be able to quench all the fiery darts of the evil one. And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God; with all prayer and requests, praying at all times in the Spirit, and being watchful to this end in all perseverance and requests for all the saints.

 

Encouraging Bible Verses for Men and Women battling depression

Encouraging Bible Verses for Men and Women

Deuteronomy 31:8
The Lord himself is who goes before you. He will be with you. He will not fail you nor forsake you. Don’t be afraid. Don’t be discouraged.”

Psalm 40:1-3
I waited patiently for The Lord.
He turned to me, and heard my cry.
He brought me up also out of a horrible pit, out of the miry clay.
He set my feet on a rock, and gave me a firm place to stand.
He has put a new song in my mouth, even praise to our God.
Many shall see it, and fear, and shall trust in The Lord.

Psalm 34:17-18
The righteous cry, and The Lord hears, and delivers them out of all their troubles.
The Lord is near to those who have a broken heart, and saves those who have a crushed spirit.

Matthew 11:28
Come to me, all you who labor and are heavily burdened, and I will give you rest.

1 Peter 5:7
Cast all your worries on him, because he cares for you.

Jeremiah 29:11
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.

Psalm 3:3
But you, Oh Lord, are a shield around me, my glory, and the one who lifts up my head.
Psalm 32:10
Many sorrows come to the wicked, but lovingkindness shall surround him who trusts in The Lord.

Psalm 37:3-4
Trust in The Lord, and do good. Dwell in the land, and enjoy safe pasture.
Also delight yourself in The Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.

Psalm 42:11
Why are you in despair, my soul?
Why are you disturbed within me?
Hope in God! For I shall still praise him, the saving help of my countenance, and my God.

John 16:33
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.

2 Corinthians 1:3-4
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort; who comforts us in all our affliction, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, through the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.

1 Peter 4:12-13
Beloved, don’t be astonished at the fiery trial which has come upon you, to test you, as though a strange thing happened to you. But because you are partakers of Christ’s sufferings, rejoice; that at the revelation of his glory you also may rejoice with exceeding joy.

 

Inspirational Bible verses that will help you battle with addiction

Encouraging Bible Verses for Men and Women

1 Corinthians 10:13
No temptation has taken you except what is common to man. God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted above what you are able, but will with the temptation also make the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

1 Peter 5:8
Be sober and self-controlled. Be watchful. Your adversary, the devil, walks around like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour.

James 1:12-15
Blessed is the man who endures temptation, for when he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life, which the Lord promised to those who love him. Let no man say when he is tempted, “I am tempted by God,” for God can’t be tempted by evil, and he himself tempts no one. But each one is tempted when he is drawn away by his own lust, and enticed. Then the lust, when it has conceived, bears sin; and the sin, when it is full grown, produces death.

1 John 2:16
For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, isn’t the Father’s, but is the world’s.

1 Corinthians 15:33
Don’t be deceived! Evil companionships corrupt good morals.

James 4:7
Be subject therefore to God. But resist the devil, and he will flee from you.

1 Peter 5:10
But may the God of all grace, who called you to his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after you have suffered a little while, perfect, establish, strengthen, and settle you.

Psalm 50:15
Call on me in the day of trouble. I will deliver you, and you will honor me.

Romans 13:14
But put on the Lord Jesus Christ, and make no provision for the flesh, for its lusts.

1 Corinthians 6:18
Flee sexual immorality! “Every sin that a man does is outside the body,” but he who commits sexual immorality sins against his own body.

Romans 5:3-5
Not only this, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces perseverance; and perseverance, proven character; and proven character, hope: and hope doesn’t disappoint us, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.

John 8:36
So if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.

Proverbs 20:1
Wine is a mocker, and beer is a brawler. Whoever is led astray by them is not wise.

Titus 2:11-14
For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all men, instructing us to the intent that, denying ungodliness and worldly lusts, we would live soberly, righteously, and godly in this present world; looking for the blessed hope and appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ; who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify for himself a people for his own possession, zealous for good works.

 

Inspirational Bible verses on not worrying about the future

Encouraging Bible Verses for Men and Women

Matthew 6:25-27
Therefore I tell you, don’t be anxious for your life: what you will eat, or what you will drink; nor yet for your body, what you will wear. Isn’t life more than food, and the body more than clothing? See the birds of the sky, that they don’t sow, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns. Your heavenly Father feeds them. Aren’t you of much more value than they? Which of you, by being anxious, can add one moment to his lifespan?

Matthew 6:34
Therefore don’t be anxious for tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Each day’s own evil is sufficient.

Matthew 11:28-30
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 humble in heart; and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”

Philippians 4:13
I can do all things through Christ, who strengthens me.

1 Peter 5:6-7
Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time; casting all your worries on him, because he cares for you.

Philippians 4:19
My God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus.

Joshua 1:9
Haven’t I commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Don’t be afraid. Don’t be dismayed, for The Lord your God is with you wherever you go.

Isaiah 41:10
Don’t you be afraid, for I am with you.
Don’t be dismayed, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you.
Yes, I will help you.
Yes, I will uphold you with the right hand of my righteousness.

John 14:1
Don’t let your heart be troubled. Believe in God. Believe also in me

Psalm 55:22
Cast your burden on The Lord, and he will sustain you.
He will never allow the righteous to be moved.

Psalm 23:4
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.

Psalm 46:1
Be still, and know that I am God

Psalm 121:1-2
I will lift up my eyes to the hills.
Where does my help come from?
My help comes from The Lord, who made heaven and earth.

 

Inspirational Bible verses to bring comfort when mourning the loss of a loved one

Encouraging Bible Verses for Men and Women

Revelation 21:4
He will wipe away from them every tear from their eyes. Death will be no more; neither will there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain, any more. The first things have passed away.

Psalm 34:18
The Lord is near to those who have a broken heart, and saves those who have a crushed spirit.

John 16:22
Therefore you now have sorrow, but I will see you again, and your heart will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you.

Matthew 5:4
Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

John 14:27-29
Peace I leave with you. My peace I give to you; not as the world gives, give I to you. Don’t let your heart be troubled, neither let it be fearful. You heard how I told you, ‘I go away, and I come to you.’ If you loved me, you would have rejoiced, because I said ‘I am going to my Father;’ for the Father is greater than I. Now I have told you before it happens so that, when it happens, you may believe.

Isaiah 41:10
Don’t you be afraid, for I am with you.
Don’t be dismayed, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you.
Yes, I will help you.
Yes, I will uphold you with the right hand of my righteousness.

Colossians 2:5
For though I am absent in the flesh, yet am I with you in the spirit, rejoicing and seeing your order, and the steadfastness of your faith in Christ.

Philippians 4:6-7
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.

Psalm 116:15
Precious in The Lord’s sight is the death of his saints.

Romans 8:18
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory which will be revealed toward us.

1 Corinthians 2:9
But, as it is written, “What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared for those who love him”

Matthew 11:28
Come to me, all you who labor and are heavily burdened, and I will give you rest.

John 11:23-26
Jesus said to her, “Your brother will rise again.”
Martha said to him, “I know that he will rise again in the resurrection at the last day.”
Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. He who believes in me will still live, even if he dies. Whoever lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?”

2 Corinthians 5:1
For we know that if the earthly house of our tent is dissolved, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal, in the heavens.

Philippians 3:20-21
For our citizenship is in heaven, from where we also wait for a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ; who will change the body of our humiliation to be conformed to the body of his glory, according to the working by which he is able even to subject all things to himself.

Romans 8:38-39
For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor any other created thing, will be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 14:8
For if we live, we live to the Lord. Or if we die, we die to the Lord. If therefore we live or die, we are the Lord’s.

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18
But we don’t want you to be ignorant, brothers, concerning those who have fallen asleep, so that you don’t grieve like the rest, who have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep in Jesus. For this we tell you by the word of the Lord, that we who are alive, who are left to the coming of the Lord, will in no way precede those who have fallen asleep. For the Lord himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with God’s trumpet. The dead in Christ will rise first, then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air. So we will be with the Lord forever. Therefore comfort one another with these words.

Psalm 73:26
My flesh and my heart fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

Lamentations 3:31-33
For the Lord will not cast off forever.
For though he cause grief, yet he will have compassion according to the multitude of his loving kindnesses.
For he does not afflict willingly, nor grieve the children of men.

1 Corinthians 15:52-54
In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised incorruptible, and we will be changed. For this perishable body must become imperishable, and this mortal must put on immortality. But when this perishable body will have become imperishable, and this mortal will have put on immortality, then what is written will happen: Death is swallowed up in victory.

John 14:1-4
Don’t let your heart be troubled. Believe in God. Believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many homes. If it weren’t so, I would have told you. I am going to prepare a place for you. If I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and will receive you to myself; that where I am, you may be there also. Where I go, you know, and you know the way.”

 

An inspirational song for when you feel like giving up . . .

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