Verses For Your Encouragement

These are verses that I have used to encourage others and myself. They are wonderful verses to take to heart, to hide in your heart, to pray and meditate on and trust that God will use them to lift you up and encourage you. I hope they strengthen you and bring rest to your soul.

Psalm 27:14
Wait on the LORD;
Be of good courage,
And He shall strengthen your heart;
Wait, I say, on the LORD!


Psalm 31:24
Be of good courage,
And He shall strengthen your heart,
All you who hope in the LORD.


Isaiah 49:13b
For the Lord hath comforted His people,
And will have mercy upon the afflicted.


Psalm 34:18
The LORD is near to those who have a broken heart,
And saves such as have a contrite spirit.


Psalm 116:1-2
I love the Lord, because He has heard my voice and my supplications.  Because he has inclined his ear unto me, therefore I will call upon him as long as I live.


Isaiah 41:10
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 73:26
My flesh and my heart may fail,
but God is the strength of my heart
and my portion forever.


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


Psalm 147:3
He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.


Isaiah 26:3
You will keep him in perfect peace,
Whose mind is stayed on You,
Because he trusts in You.
     


Psalm 121:1-2
1 I will lift up my eyes to the hills—
From whence comes my help?
2 My help comes from the LORD,
Who made heaven and earth.


Isaiah 40:31
But those who wait on the LORD
Shall renew their strength;
They shall mount up with wings like eagles,
They shall run and not be weary,
They shall walk and not faint.


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


Proverbs 18:10
The name of the LORD is a strong tower;
The righteous run to it and are safe.


Matthew 11:28
Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.


Psalm 55:22
Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and he shall sustain thee; he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.


Joshua 1:9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.


 Psalm 23:4
Yea, 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.


Philippians 4:6-7
Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; 7 and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.


Philippians 4:19-20
19 And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus. 20 Now to our God and Father be glory forever and ever. Amen.
                                                            

Psalm 94:18-19
If I say, “My foot slips,”
         Your mercy, O LORD, will hold me up.
In the multitude of my anxieties within me,
         Your comforts delight my soul.


Psalm 34:4
I sought the LORD, and He heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.


1 Peter 5:6-7
6 Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time, 7 casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you.

Psalm 139:9-10
9 If I take the wings of the morning,
         And dwell in the uttermost parts of the sea,
 10 Even there Your hand shall lead me,
         And Your right hand shall hold me.