Promises from the Bible
Words of encouragement are found on:
The Lord is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger, and rich in love.
James 1:19, 20
My dear brothers, take note of this:
Everyone should be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to become
angry, for man's anger does not bring about the righteous life that God
Ephesians 4:31, 32
Get rid of all bitterness, rage and
anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and
compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God
A gentle answer turns away wrath, but
a harsh word stirs up anger.
Do not be anxious about anything, but
in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your
requests to God.
For God so loved the world that he
gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish
but have eternal life.
I have come into the world as a light, so that no one who believes in me should stay in darkness.
I tell you the truth, he who believes
has everlasting life.
The Lord bless you and keep you; the
Lord make his face shine upon you; the Lord turn his face toward you and
give you peace.
Blessed are all who take refuge in him.
May you be blessed by the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.
For he will command his angels
concerning you to guard you in all your ways.
How gracious he will be when you cry for help.
So do not fear, for I am with you; do
not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I
will uphold you will my righteous right hand.
Your Father knows what you need
before you ask him.
I Peter 5:7
Cast all your anxiety on him because
he cares for you.
God is our refuge and strength, an
ever present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth
give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its
waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging.
The Lord is my rock, my fortress and
my deliverer; my God is my rock in whom I take refuge. He is my shield and
the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.
Wait for the Lord; be strong and take
heart and wait for the Lord.
I have told you these things, so that
in me your may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take
heart! I have overcome the world.
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.
As I was with Moses, so I will be
with you; I will never leave you nor forsake you.
The Lord is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge. He is my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.
Trust in the Lord with all your heart
and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways acknowledge him,
and he will make your path straight.
Lamentations 3:22, 23
Because of the Lord's great love we
are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every
morning; great is your faithfulness.
Let us hold unswervingly to the hope
we profess, for he who promised is faithful.
Greater love has no one
than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.
May the Lord keep watch
between you and me when we are away from each other.
I will lead the blind by ways they have not known, along unfamiliar paths I will guide them; I will turn the darkness into light before them and make the rough places smooth. These are the things I will do; I will not forsake them.
In his heart a man plans his course,
but the Lord determines his steps.
I will instruct you and teach you in
the way you should go; I will counsel you and watch over you.
Whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear a voice behind you, saying, "This is the way; walk in it."
Help in Trouble
You are my hiding
place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of
Though you have made me see troubles,
many and bitter, you will restore my life again; from the depths of the
earth you you will again bring me up.
My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
Though I walk in the midst of
trouble, you preserve my life; you stretch out your hand against the anger
of my foes, with your right hand you save me.
Know therefore that the
Lord your God is God; he is the faithful God, keeping his covenant of love
to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commands.
I love those who love me, and those
who seek me find me.
Delight yourself in the Lord and he
will give you the desires of your heart.
Let the peace of God rule in your
hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be
The fruit of righteousness will be peace; the effect of righteousness will be quietness and confidence.
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.