Bible Verses

Bible verses that will inspire us, comfort us, and help us grow in our faith.

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    35 Hope-Filled Bible Verses for Depression and Suicidal Thoughts 

    Throughout my teenage years, I dealt with overwhelming sadness and depression. And I spent many nights considering taking my own life.   I struggled with low self-esteem. The pain of cruel words spoken over me. And with the subtle bullying common among teenage girls. (I can only imagine what girls go through today with the rise of social media. And my heart breaks for them.)  Looking back, I can see that while I had thoughts of suicide, what I really wanted was for the pain to stop. I needed a reason to believe it wouldn’t always be this way. A reason to keep going. A reason to hope for better days.   According…

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    50 Encouraging Bible Verses About Mental Strength 

    As someone who struggles with a chronic illness, I know how exhausting health issues can be both physically and mentally.   But you don’t have to struggle with poor health to realize that life is hard sometimes. (Isn’t that an understatement!) And that developing mental strength can be very beneficial.   The first thing we need to do when thinking about building up our mental strength is turn to God and His Word. Because there are so many things God can do to help us.  By reading, meditating on, and studying these verses we can learn how to be strong mentally, so we are better prepared for the hard moments of life.  …

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    36 Bible Verses On Appreciation and Gratitude to God 

    Suffering from health conditions isn’t easy. And so, finding ways to make our lives easier while dealing with broken bodies is very important.   As it turns out, there are many benefits of gratitude listed in the Bible and science is showing that gratitude has been linked to better emotional, mental, and even physical health.   If something as simple as saying, “thank you” can have a profound impact on our lives, health, and mood . . . then we should make it a priority. The problem is that being grateful doesn’t come naturally. It’s something we have to be intentional about. Something we have to work at.   This is…

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    40 Comforting Bible Verses for Healing from Trauma  

    When I first became a Christian, I thought my life would be easy. I thought if I did all the right things like going to church, reading my Bible, and making time for daily prayer . . . then God would bless me with an easy life. But then I was diagnosed with a chronic illness. And through that awful experience God completely changed my perspective. The truth is Jesus never promised us an easy, comfortable life. In fact, He told us it would be the exact opposite. “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But…

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    27 Astounding Verses on God’s Forgiveness 

    Every time I hear the song, “Amazing Grace” my eyes tear up. Because I know what it’s like to be lost.   To be completely blinded by the darkness of my sin.   To be so ashamed of the things I have done, I would rather go out to draw water at noon . . . than face the condemning stares of those around me. (Read the story of the Samaritan woman in John 4.)  I know what it’s like to hit rock bottom.   And yet, at the bottom I discovered The Rock of Ages. His undeserved mercy rocked my world. His amazing grace swept me off my feet.…

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    30 Meaningful Scriptures for Answered Prayer

    God loves us immensely. But He also knows what’s best for us.   Which means He’s going to answer our prayers in His perfect way. And His perfect timing.   While we may not always understand, we can choose to trust God’s plan.   We can come to Him in our time of need. With a grateful heart. Knowing the importance of prayer. But also knowing it’s more about connecting with the One who loves us . . . than getting what we want.   These Scriptures for answered prayers encourage us to keep praying. Because they remind us that God hears us when we cry out to Him. And He wants to answer our…

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    27 Scriptures on Healing the Mind, Body, Heart, and Soul

    When you live with a chronic illness that affects your everyday life, you tend to think about and pray for healing A LOT.   However, in my journey with the Lord, I am learning there are many ways He wants to heal us. And not all of them are physical.   God knows what is best for us. He can see our entire lives from beginning to end. And He has a plan.   We just have to learn to trust Him. And lean on Him.   Because it is in Him we find healing for our minds, hearts, souls, and bodies.   What Does the Bible Say About Healing? We’re not just physical beings.…

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    27 Compelling Bible Verses on Trusting God in Difficult Times

    Life can be tough.  (Isn’t that an understatement!)  But as Christians, we have a hope we can hold onto. A firm foundation under our feet. And we have the promises of the God who loves us.  A God who is worthy of our trust. However, if we are honest. These things are easy to forget.   Especially in our hardest moments.   This is why we put together this list of Bible verses on trusting God in difficult times. Because we all need reminders sometimes that we really can trust God.    Bible Verses About Strength in Hard Times  These Bible Verses about strength in hard times remind us that God is our strength…

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    35 Endearing Bible Verses on God’s Love for Us 

    On the hardest of days of living with a chronic illness, one of the most encouraging things is to think about God’s love for me.   Knowing I am dearly loved by my King, makes my heart want to sing.   It gives me hope on the days full of rain. It gives me peace on the nights full of pain.   And it reminds me that His love has made a way for me to join Him in paradise someday.  This is why I put together a list of 35 endearing Bible verses on God’s love for us.   I pray these reminders will fill your heart with joy, hope, wonder, and adoration…

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    30 Bible Verses About Joy That Will Make You Smile!

    Lots of people talk about wanting to find happiness. But joy is a much wiser thing to search for.   Because happiness is based on circumstances. But joy comes from within.   And for the Christian, joy is found in our relationship with Jesus. This is why even in the darkest of circumstances we can still find joy. Because Jesus is always with us.   Joy is important because it is what gives us the strength to get through another day. This is why finding joy is especially important for those of us who suffer from debilitating health conditions. But it can be easy to forget the many reasons we have to be…