Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.
18 Best Bible Verses To Lift Your Spirit and Give You Hope
There will be days when you just do not feel happy. Not happy, not hopeful, nor anything in between. Certain days you will know why you feel this way and other days you will not. When these up-and-down moments come rushing in, we need a remedy to balance our emotions. But thanks to Jesus, we have one.
The best thing you can do when emotions take over is to go straight to the foot of the Cross. Prayerfully reflect on Jesus Christ and what He has promised you. As you keep your eyes fixed on Him, on things above (and not on the worries of this world), praying and staying close to His Word, you will quickly reclaim your emotional balance. All truth related to your situation will come forth, and you will not only gain wisdom and thus control over your circumstance, but you will also gain a deep sense of peace as well. With your eyes fixed on Jesus, there is always peace. And where there is peace, there is hope, joy and balance.
The next time you are having “one of those days,” take a few moments to read over these 18 Best Bible Verses To Lift Your Spirit and Give You Hope. Pay close attention to which verses speak directly to you. Spend a few extra minutes with them. God will speak to you through these Words — His Words — so be open to where He leads your spirit. Believe with all your heart that, just as He has promised, your best days lie ahead of you.
18 Best Bible Verses To Lift Your Spirit and Give You Hope
“Come to Me, all you who labor and are burdened, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am meek and humble of heart; and you will find rest for yourselves. For My yoke is easy, and My burden light.”
“Blessed are you who hunger now, for you will be satisfied. Blessed are you who weep now, for you will laugh.”
Isaiah 40:29, 31
“[The Lord] gives power to the faint, abundant strength to the weak.”
“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.”
“I pray that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which He has called you, the riches of His glorious inheritance in His holy people, and His incomparably great power for us who believe. That power is the same as the mighty strength He exerted when He raised Christ from the dead and seated Him at His right hand in the Heavenly realms…”.
“But [the Lord] said to me, ‘My grace is sufficient for you, for My power is made perfect in weakness.’ Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I [can] delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties. For when I am weak, then I am strong.”
“Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you.”
“[The Lord] will wipe every tear from [your] eye. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things [will] pass away.”
“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.”
“I know what it is to be in need, and I know what it is to have plenty. I have learned the secret of being content in any and every situation, whether well fed or hungry, whether living in plenty or in want. [Therefore] I can do all this through Him who gives me strength.”
“And…God will meet all your needs according to the riches of His glory in Christ Jesus.”
“Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”
“Blessed are those who are persecuted because of righteousness [faith], for theirs is the Kingdom of Heaven.”
“‘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.'”
“Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.”
“When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.”
“‘If you can’?” [asked] Jesus. “Everything is possible for one who believes.”
“Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for His compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is [His] faithfulness.”
“Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the Kingdom.”
“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.”
“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.”
“Jesus looked at them and said, ‘With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.’”
“I have told you these things, so that in Me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”
Behold, our Savior is coming soon indeed. Fear not, He is with you wherever you go (and in whatever you go through) until the very end of time.
“Consider it all joy, my brothers [and sisters], when you encounter various trials, for you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. And let perseverance be perfect, so that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing” – James 1:2-4.
“Behold, I am coming soon…” – Revelation 22:12.