Bible Verses For Encouragement

What does the Bible say about encouragement? Read the best Bible verses concerning encouragement researched and retrieved from more than twenty popular translations of God's word! These specially selected quotes will broaden and deepen your understanding of the meaning of this important Biblical subject.

God of Encouragement

Romans 15:4 - 5, HBFV

For all the things that were written before were written for our instruction, so that through patient endurance and encouragement of the Scriptures we might have hope.

Now may the God of patience and encouragement grant you to be likeminded toward one another according to Christ Jesus . . .

Hebrews 6:18, HBFV

So that by two immutable things, in which it was impossible for God to lie, we who have fled for refuge might have strong encouragement to lay hold on the hope that has been set before us;

2Thessalonians 2:16 - 17, HBFV

Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself, and God - even our Father, Who loved us and gave us eternal encouragement and good hope through grace - encourage your hearts and establish you in every good word and work.

2Corinthians 7:6, TEV

But God, who encourages the downhearted, encouraged us [Apostle Paul, etc.] with the coming of Titus.

Encouraging One Another

Hebrews 3:13, HCSB

But encourage each other daily, while it is still called today, so that none of you is hardened by sin's deception.

Hebrews 10:24 - 25, CEV

We should keep on encouraging each other to be thoughtful and to do helpful things.

Some people have gotten out of the habit of meeting for worship, but we must not do that. We should keep on encouraging each other, especially since you know that the day of the Lord's coming is getting closer.

1Thessalonians 5:14, CEV

My friends, we beg you to warn anyone who isn't living right. Encourage anyone who feels left out, help all who are weak, and be patient with everyone.

1Thessalonians 5:11, NIV

Therefore encourage one another and build each other up, just as in fact you are doing.

2Corinthians 13:11, HBFV

In conclusion, brethren, rejoice! Be perfected; be encouraged; be of the same mind; be at peace; and the God of love and peace shall be with you.

Romans 12:8, CEV

If we can encourage others, we should encourage them. If we can give, we should be generous. If we are leaders, we should do our best. If we are good to others, we should do it cheerfully.

A Cornerstone of Leadership

1Timothy 4:13, HBFV

Until I come, devote yourself to reading, to encouragement, and to doctrine.

2Timothy 4:2, HBFV

Preach the Word! Be urgent in season and out of season; convict, rebuke, encourage, with all patience and doctrine.

Titus 2:15, GW

Encourage and correct them [church members], using your full authority. Don't let anyone ignore you.

Titus 1:9, ERV

An elder must be faithful to the same true message we [Apostle Paul, etc.] teach. Then he will be able to encourage others with teaching that is true and right. And he will be able to show those who are against this teaching that they are wrong.

2Timothy 4:2, NIV

Preach the Word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage - with great patience and careful instruction.

1Thessalonians 3:2, HCSB

And we [Apostle Paul, etc.] sent Timothy, our brother and God's coworker in the gospel of Christ, to strengthen and encourage you concerning your faith . . .

The Son of Encouragement

Acts 4:36, HCSB

Joseph, a Levite and a Cypriot by birth, the one the apostles called Barnabas, which is translated Son of Encouragement . . .

Acts 11:23 - 24, NIV

When he [Barnabas] arrived and saw the evidence of the grace of God [in Syrian Antioch], he was glad and encouraged them all to remain true to the Lord with all their hearts. He was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and faith, and a great number of people were brought to the Lord.

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Bible Verses About / For . . .
Anxiety   -   Children   -   Death
Encouragement   -   Faith   -   Family   -   Fear
Forgiveness   -   Friendship   -   Funerals
Healing   -   Hope   -   Joy
Life After Death   -   Love   -   Marriage
Peace   -   Perseverance
Prayer   -   Weddings


Abbreviations
CEV - Contemporary English Version
ERV - Easy-to-Read Version
GW - God's Word
HBFV - Holy Bible Faithful Version
HCSB - Holman Christian Standard
NIV - New International Version
TEV - Today's English Version



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