51+ Encouraging Bible Verses (KJV)

Shaun Connell.
Last updated
September 27, 2023

In the tapestry of life, we often find ourselves seeking solace, strength, and encouragement. The Bible, a timeless treasure trove of wisdom and guidance, offers a myriad of verses that uplift our spirits and provide clarity in moments of doubt. As we journey through this article, we will explore 52 Bible verses and 7 Christian quotes that have the power to inspire, comfort, and rejuvenate the soul. Delve deep into these words, and may they serve as a beacon of hope in your life's voyage.

From the trials we face to the joys we celebrate, the scriptures have always been a source of refuge for many. Each verse and quote has been carefully selected to resonate with the heart, reminding us of God's unwavering love and faithfulness. Whether you're in need of encouragement, seeking answers, or simply wishing to strengthen your faith, this comprehensive collection is here to guide you. Let's embark on this spiritual journey together.

Faith and Trust

"Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding."

- Proverbs 3:5

"Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen."

- Hebrews 11:1

"And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose."

- Romans 8:28

"Let not your heart be troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me."

- John 14:1

"For we walk by faith, not by sight."

- 2 Corinthians 5:7

"But without faith it is impossible to please him: for he that cometh to God must believe that he is, and that he is a rewarder of them that diligently seek him."

- Hebrews 11:6

"For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end."

- Jeremiah 29:11

Strength and Courage

"I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me."

- Philippians 4:13

"Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest."

- Joshua 1:9

"The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him."

- Psalms 28:7

"He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength."

- Isaiah 40:29

"But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint."

- Isaiah 40:31

"Be of good courage, and he shall strengthen your heart, all ye that hope in the LORD."

- Psalms 31:24

"For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind."

- 2 Timothy 1:7

Love and Compassion

"A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another."

- John 13:34

"But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us."

- Romans 5:8


"And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment."

- Mark 12:30

"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends."

- John 15:13

"The LORD is gracious, and full of compassion; slow to anger, and of great mercy."

- Psalms 145:8

"Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God."

- 1 John 4:7

"But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith."

- Galatians 5:22

Hope and Assurance

"For I know the plans I have for you, declares the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope."

- Jeremiah 29:11

"But now, Lord, what do I look for? My hope is in you."

- Psalms 39:7

"Rejoicing in hope; patient in tribulation; continuing instant in prayer."

- Romans 12:12

"And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity."

- 1 Corinthians 13:13

"Looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ."

- Titus 2:13

"Let us hold fast the confession of our hope without wavering, for he who promised is faithful."

- Hebrews 10:23

"The LORD is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in him."

- Lamentations 3:24

Peace and Comfort

"Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid."

- John 14:27

"Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee."

- Isaiah 26:3

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."

- Matthew 5:9

"Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus."

- Philippians 4:6-7

"Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest."

- Matthew 11:28

"The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake."

- Psalms 23:1-3

"Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful."

- Colossians 3:15

Endurance and Perseverance

"My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience."

- James 1:2-3

"And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not."

- Galatians 6:9

"But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved."

- Matthew 24:13

"Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run with patience the race that is set before us,"

- Hebrews 12:1

"And not only so, but we glory in tribulations also: knowing that tribulation worketh patience; And patience, experience; and experience, hope:"

- Romans 5:3-4

"Blessed is the man that endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him."

- James 1:12

"Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye stedfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord."

- 1 Corinthians 15:58

Wisdom and Guidance

"If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him."

- James 1:5

"Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths."

- Proverbs 3:5-6

"The fear of the LORD is the beginning of wisdom: and the knowledge of the holy is understanding."

- Proverbs 9:10

"For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding."

- Proverbs 2:6

"Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path."

- Psalms 119:105

"See then that ye walk circumspectly, not as fools, but as wise,"

- Ephesians 5:15

"Get wisdom, get understanding: forget it not; neither decline from the words of my mouth."

- Proverbs 4:5

Salvation and Redemption

"For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord."

- Romans 6:23

"For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God: Not of works, lest any man should boast."

- Ephesians 2:8-9

"Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me."

- John 14:6

"Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved."

- Acts 4:12

"Who hath delivered us from the power of darkness, and hath translated us into the kingdom of his dear Son: In whom we have redemption through his blood, even the forgiveness of sins:"

- Colossians 1:13-14

"But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:"

- John 1:12

"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life."

- John 3:16

Grace and Mercy

"For the grace of God that bringeth salvation hath appeared to all men,"

- Titus 2:11

"But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us, Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;)"

- Ephesians 2:4-5

"Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need."

- Hebrews 4:16

"The LORD is merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy."

- Psalms 103:8

"For if by one man's offence death reigned by one; much more they which receive abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness shall reign in life by one, Jesus Christ.)"

- Romans 5:17

"Being justified freely by his grace through the redemption that is in Christ Jesus:"

- Romans 3:24

"But the mercy of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children's children;"

- Psalms 103:17

Creation and Majesty

"In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth."

- Genesis 1:1

"The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork."

- Psalms 19:1

"O LORD, our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! who hast set thy glory above the heavens."

- Psalms 8:1


"For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him:"

- Colossians 1:16

"He hath made every thing beautiful in his time: also he hath set the world in their heart, so that no man can find out the work that God maketh from the beginning to the end."

- Ecclesiastes 3:11

"The earth is the LORD's, and the fulness thereof; the world, and they that dwell therein."

- Psalms 24:1

"Thou art worthy, O Lord, to receive glory and honour and power: for thou hast created all things, and for thy pleasure they are and were created."

- Revelation 4:11

Christian Quotes

"God does not give us everything we want, but He does fulfill His promises, leading us along the best and straightest paths to Himself."

- Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Our greatest fear should not be of failure but of succeeding at things in life that don't really matter."

- Francis Chan

"God never said that the journey would be easy, but He did say that the arrival would be worthwhile."

- Max Lucado

"Faith is not the belief that God will do what you want. It is the belief that God will do what is right."

- Max Lucado

"He said 'Love... as I have loved you.' We cannot love too much."

- Amy Carmichael

"God's work done in God's way will never lack God's supplies."

- Hudson Taylor

"The will of God will not take us where the grace of God cannot sustain us."

- Billy Graham


The scriptures and teachings of renowned Christian figures serve as a testament to God's enduring love, guidance, and promises. Through every challenge and joy, the Word of God remains a steadfast source of encouragement and hope. As you reflect upon these verses and quotes, may they inspire a deeper connection with the divine, nurturing your faith and guiding your path.

"And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus."

- Philippians 4:7

"Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will perform it until the day of Jesus Christ:"

- Philippians 1:6

"But the God of all grace, who hath called us unto his eternal glory by Christ Jesus, after that ye have suffered a while, make you perfect, stablish, strengthen, settle you."

- 1 Peter 5:10

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Written By:

Shaun Connell

Shaun Connell is a passionate Christian businessman and investor who lives in Texas. Shaun is a Reformed Baptist who believes that the Word of God should be used in every area of life.

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