Friday, 7 September 2012

Bible Verse Of Encouragement In Hard Times

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In hard and troubled times, times of depression  sorrow or pain, we all need encouragement.
The word of God has been the most reliable source for encouragement.
Listed below are some powerful verses of encouragement and it’s my sincere desire and prayer that these bible verses of encouragement will uplift you.
Keep in mind, whatever you are going through, the Lord has you covered.
Do not give up, do not lose hope your miracle is around the corner.

Bible Verse Of Encouragement In Hard Times

John 16: 33 – I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.”
Psalm 30 vs 5: For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime! Weeping may last through the night, but joy comes with the morning.
Psalm 37: 25 – Once I was young, and now I am old. Yet I have never seen the godly abandoned or their children begging for bread.
Joel 2: 26  – You will have plenty to eat, until you are full, and you will praise the name of the LORD your God, who has worked wonders for you; never again will my people be shamed.

Bible Verses For Encouragement and Strength

Deuteronomy 31:6
So be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid and do not panic before them. For the LORD your God will personally go ahead of you. He will neither fail you nor abandon you.”(NLT)
Isaiah 41:10
Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.(NLT)
Zephaniah 3:17
For the LORD your God is living among you. He is a mighty savior. He will take delight in you with gladness. With his love, he will calm all your fears. He will rejoice over you with joyful songs.”(NLT)
1 Corinthians 10:13
The temptations in your life are no different from what others experience. And God is faithful. He will not allow the temptation to be more than you can stand. When you are tempted, he will show you a way out so that you can endure.(NLT)
2 Corinthians 4:16-18
Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day.
For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.
So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal. (NIV)

Bible Verse For Encouragement And Comfort

Whenever you need comfort, the word of God is there as your support system.
Below are very powerful bible verses for encouragement and comfort. They are highly applicable in any situation we find ourself.
 Psalm 23:4  
Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me. Your rod and your staff protect and comfort me.(NLT)
Psalm 55:22  
Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous fall.(NIV)
Matthew 11:28-29 : Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls.(NLT)
Deuteronomy 31:8
The LORD himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.”(NLT)
Psalm 9:9
The LORD is a shelter for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble.
Jeremiah 30:10
“So do not be afraid, Jacob, my servant; do not be dismayed, Israel,” says the LORD. “For I will bring you home again from distant lands, and your children will return from their exile. Israel will return to a life of peace and quiet, and no one will terrorize them.(NLT)

Bible Verses For Peace in Troubled / Trying Times

Philippians 4:6-7: Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done.
Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.(NLT)
Colossians 3:15: And let the peace that comes from Christ rule in your hearts. For as members of one body you are called to live in peace. And always be thankful.(NLT)
John 14:27 “I am leaving you with a gift–peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid.(NLT)
John 16:33 I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.”(NLT)

Christian Encouragement Quotes

Be assured, if you walk with Him and look to Him, and expect help from Him, He will never fail you. ~George Mueller
The stars may fall, but God’s promises will stand and be fulfilled. ~ J. I. Packer
When one door closes, another door opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which opens for us ~ Alexander Graham Bell
God will not be absent when His people are on trial; he will stand in court as their advocate, to plead on their behalf.  ~ Charles Haddon Spurgeon
You are valuable because you exist. Not because of what you do or what you have done, but simply because you are.  ~ Max Lucado

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