Encouragement for Christians
Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day.
— 2 Corinthians 4:16, NIV
“‘Never again will they hunger; never again will they thirst. The sun will not beat down on them,’ nor any scorching heat. For the Lamb at the center of the throne will be their shepherd; ‘he will lead them to springs of living water.’ ‘And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.’”
— Revelation 7:16-17, NIV
For just as we share abundantly in the sufferings of Christ, so also our comfort abounds through Christ.
— 2 Corinthians 1:5, NIV
But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
— Isaiah 40:31, NIV
Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
— Psalm 23:4, NIV
For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.
— 2 Corinthians 4:17, NIV
May the favor of the Lord our God rest on us; establish the work of our hands for us—yes, establish the work of our hands.
— Psalm 90:17, NIV
I sought the Lord, and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears. Those who look to him are radiant; their faces are never covered with shame. Taste and see that the LORD is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him.
— Psalm 34:4–5, 8, NIV
And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.
— Romans 8:28, NIV
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
— Romans 15:13, NIV
“‘He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death’ or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”
— Revelation 21:4, NIV
For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.
— 2 Timothy 1:7, NIV
Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the Lord.
— Psalm 31:24, NIV
I can do all this through him who gives me strength.
— Philippians 4:13, NIV
The Lord Almighty is with us; the God of Jacob is our fortress.
— Psalm 46:11, NIV
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?
— Psalm 27:1, NIV
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.
— 1 Corinthians 10:13, NIV
“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."
— Isaiah 12:2, NIV
I keep my eyes always on the Lord. With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken.
— Psalm 16:8, NIV
Do not turn me over to the desire of my foes, for false witnesses rise up against me, spouting malicious accusations. I remain confident of this: I will see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living. Wait for the LORD; be strong and take heart and wait for the LORD.
— Psalm 27:12-14, NIV
You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you.
— Isaiah 26:3, NIV
He replied, "Because you have so little faith. Truly I tell you, if you have faith as small as a mustard seed, you can say to this mountain, 'Move from here to there,' and it will move. Nothing will be impossible for you.”
— Matthew 17:20, NIV
There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.
— 1 John 4:18, NIV
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!
— 2 Corinthians 5:17, NIV
Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power.
— Ephesians 6:10, NIV
I lift up my eyes to the mountains—where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.
— Psalm 121:1-2, NIV
Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.
— Psalm 55:22, NIV
The Lord is my strength and my defense ; he has become my salvation. Shouts of joy and victory resound in the tents of the righteous: "The Lord's right hand has done mighty things! The Lord's right hand is lifted high; the Lord's right hand has done mighty things!"
— Psalm 118:14-16, NIV
The Lord makes firm the steps of the one who delights in him; though he may stumble, he will not fall, for the Lord upholds him with his hand.
— Psalm 37:23-24, NIV