Encouraging Bible Verses

Encouraging bible verses and words of spiritual encouragement are definitely needed. Everyone needs encouragement. A student needs encouragement when attending school. Sometimes a subject of math or science is a little difficult for them to grasp or, maybe they are not the all star performer on the basketball court, therefore they want to quit the team. Maybe you can encourage recent college graduate who is ready to start their career, but cannot find a job or they need help in making a wise decision. Maybe you are a single parent and you are trying to make ends meet. You have been on your job for a while, but you have yet to receive promotion or a salary increase. Matter of fact, your salary has been decreased because of State budget cuts and furlough.

The bottom line is that everyone needs to encourage each other and help them in keeping others focused on their goals, dreams and desires. The bible has many bible verses which will encourage along with words of spiritual encouragement that can help you do just that. Also keep in mind, poems and quotes can offer words of encouragement as well. What we have listed below can help you with encouraging others.


And David was greatly distressed; for the people spake of stoning him, because the soul of all the people was grieved, every man for his sons and for his daughters: but David encouraged himself in the LORD his God.
(1 Samuel 30:6)

Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. (Psalm 23:4)

Why are you downcast, O my soul? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.
(Psalm 42:5-6a)

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. (Deuteronomy 31:6)

Come to me, all you who are weary and 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. (Matthew 11: 28-30)

Brothers, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus. (Philippians 3:13-14)

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.(Philippians 4:6)

"Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in me. In my Father's house are many rooms; if it were not so, I would have told you. I am going there to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. You know the way to the place where I am going."
(John 14:1-4)

Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. (Galatians 6:9)

Below are some additional sources for you to find ENCOURAGEMENT:


These recommended books will provide encouragement for you as you make decisions. Click on each title for a complete description and reviews from Amazon if you want to learn more.

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Quotes About Encouragement
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