In a culture that constantly redefines the meanings of truth and value, the Word of God is a treasure trove of wisdom, insight, guidance, andstability for our lives. As we mine the depths of God’s heart inscripture, we are promised strength and power to live a godly life (2 Peter 1:3). What a comfort to know there are inspirational Bible quotes to minister and to provide perspective on every need of our hearts today.
When the world seems to shift beneath us,God’s Word provides a steadfastanchor in the storms and uncertainties of life. And Isaiah 40:8 reminds us of the enduring legacy of Scripture: The grass withers and the flowers fall, but the word of our God endures forever.
Whether you’re in need of strength, hope, or encouragement, or you need a reminder of the depths of God’s love for you, pour over the following verses. Choose a few to commit to memory or print them out and tuck them close for a ready reference.
And remember: As for God, his way is perfect: The Lord’s word is flawless; he shields all who take refuge in him (2 Samuel 22:31).
Inspirational Bible Quotes about Strength
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 (Isaiah 41:10).
My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever (Psalm 73:26).
For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline (2 Timothy 1:7).
Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong (1 Corinthians 16:13).
But I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love; for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble (Psalm 59:16).
The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him (Psalm 28:7).
The Lord gives strength to his people; the Lord blesses his people with peace (Psalm 29:11).
He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak (Isaiah 40:29).
I love you, Lord, my strength. The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold (Psalm 18:1-2).
Uplifting Bible Verses for Hard Times
The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles. The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit (Psalm 34:17-18).
Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you (1 Peter 5:7).
All my longings lie open before you, Lord; my sighing is not hidden from you (Psalm 38:9).
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 (Deuteronomy 31:8).
Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God (2 Corinthians 1:3-4).
When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought me joy (Psalm 94:19).
When hard pressed, I cried to the Lord; he brought me into a spacious place (Psalm 118:5).
Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus(Philippians 4:6-7).
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid (John 14:27).
Inspirational Bible Quotes about Hope
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 (Jeremiah 29:11).
Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God (Psalm 42:11).
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).
Not only so, but we also glory in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope (Romans 5:3-4).
Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the Lord (Psalm 31:24).
You are my refuge and my shield; I have put my hope in your word (Psalm 119:114).
But as for me, I watch in hope for the Lord, I wait for God my Savior; my God will hear me (Micah 7:7).
Guide me in your truth and teach me, for you are God my Savior, and my hope is in you all day long (Psalm 25:5).
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).
Encouraging Bible Verses about God’s Love and Faithfulness
Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness (Lamentations 3:22-23).
But the Lord is faithful, and he will strengthen you and protect you from the evil one (2 Thessalonians 3:3).
Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever (1 Chronicles 16:34).
The one who calls you is faithful, and he will do it (1 Thessalonians 5:24).
Know therefore that the Lord your God is God; he is the faithful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commandments (Deuteronomy 7:9).
He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart (Psalm 91:4).
See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him (1 John 3:1).
For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord (Romans 8:38-39).
For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life (John 3:16).
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Leigh Ann Thomas is passionate about encouraging others to seek God’s best. She has penned four books, including Smack-Dab in the Midlife Zone—Inspiration for Women in the Middle, and Ribbons, Lace, and Moments of Grace—Inspiration for the Mother of the Bride.
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