Scriptures on Encouragement

Life is tough, and sometimes we all need some encouragement. The Scriptures are a great source of encouragement, which is one reason why the Bible is the best-selling book of all time. If life has got you down, and you need some encouragement today, let God speak to you through Scripture by allowing the Scriptures below to remind you of God’s promises and everything God has done for you in the past and in the person and work of Jesus Christ.
Scriptures on Encouragement

Scriptures on Encouragement

If you want to know what Scripture says about encouragement, some good Bible verses are listed below.

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Proverbs 3:5-6

Trust in the LORD with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths.

Proverbs 18:10

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

1 Timothy 6:2

And those who have believing masters, let them not despise them because they are brethren, but rather serve them because those who are benefited are believers and beloved. Teach and exhort these things.

Isaiah 35:4

Say to those who are fearful-hearted, “Be strong, do not fear! Behold, your God will come with vengeance, With the recompense of God; He will come and save you.”

Philippians 1:6

Being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ.

Isaiah 41:10

Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.

John 14:27

Peace I leave with you, My peace I give to you; not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.


Scriptural Books on Encouragement

Here are some helpful books for learning more about what Scripture teaches on the topic of encouragement. Click on a book below to see pricing and reviews.

The Gift of Encouraging Words
Encouragement for Life
The Joy of Encouragement
Encouragement Changes Everything