Whether you’re looking for encouragement quotes for a friend going through a tough time, or an uplifting verse to take the edge off a worrisome heart, there’s no better person to turn to for relief than God.
It might seem like yours is an endless drama of hardship, but things can change. A new chapter can be written in your life. Defeat can turn to triumph. When you fill your thoughts with the right words. God’s words.
Finally, brethren, whatever things are true, whatever things are noble, whatever things are just, whatever things are pure, whatever things are lovely, whatever things are of good report, if there is any virtue and if there is anything praiseworthy—meditate on these things.
There’s power in the Word of God to make the impossible possible. Power to change your life, my friend.
And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the called according to His purpose.
Spiritual gurus tell people to look within themselves for answers to their problems. They say we can create our own reality. But if that were true, none of us would have problems.
No matter how wishful your thinking, there are things you will never change. Things beyond human control, but not out of God’s reach. God is the answer.
Now doesn’t mean you can’t learn to cope with what you can’t change. You can make the best of things if you want to. And with God’s help, you will rise above it.
God has a perfect record of keeping his promises. He’s always on time. If you anchor your trust in God, nothing will move you.
Encouragement Quotes of Praise
Though I walk in the midst of trouble, You will revive me; You will stretch out Your hand Against the wrath of my enemies, And Your right hand will save me.
Through the LORD’s mercies we are not consumed, Because His compassions fail not. They are new every morning; Great is Your faithfulness. “The LORD is my portion,” says my soul, “Therefore I hope in Him!” The LORD is good to those who wait for Him, To the soul who seeks Him.
Wait on the LORD; Be of good courage, And He shall strengthen your heart; Wait, I say, on the LORD!
Notice the positive vibe flowing from these words. Unwavering confidence expressed in the faithfulness of God.
It would do us good to have the same attitude.
Negativity won’t get you anywhere but lost in despair. Leave no room for doubt about the power of God. He can change things in the blink of an eye.
Think good thoughts. Speak words of praise to God. Don’t dwell on the negative; rather, focus on the positive. Center your thoughts on God’s promises.
Push through Negative Feelings: Turn to the Scriptures
When you feel discouraged…
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.
*God always helped his people to push through difficult times; why wouldn’t he do the same for you if you love him with all your heart? Yes, he will help you.
When you begin to worry…
Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God
And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
When you are lonely…
Blessed are those who mourn, For they shall be comforted.
When you feel overwhelmed with stress…
Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
When you are dissatisfied…
But those who wait on the LORD Shall renew their strength; They shall mount up with wings like eagles, They shall run and not be weary, They shall walk and not faint.
When you feel heartbroken…
Therefore humble yourselves under the mighty hand of God, that He may exalt you in due time, casting all your care upon Him, for He cares for you.
1 Peter 5:6-7
He heals the brokenhearted And binds up their wounds.
When you feel let down…
And let us not grow weary while doing good, for in due season we shall reap if we do not lose heart.
These encouraging quotes are few of many. Dive deep into the Bible, and you will see how it gives solutions to every day issues of life. You will experience its power to equip you with wisdom to push through the hardships you face.
Uplifting Bible Quotes from God
When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And through the rivers, they shall not overflow you. When you walk through the fire, you shall not be burned, Nor shall the flame scorch you. For I am the LORD your God, The Holy One of Israel, your Savior…
‘Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know.’
Nothing is more beautiful than God’s love. Nothing is more refreshing than His grace.
God’s people were going through difficult times, having been defeated by their enemies because they wouldn’t listen to God’s warnings to turn from their evil ways.
As morally bankrupt as they were, God didn’t give up on them. Instead, He assured them of a time of deliverance and restoration.
God’s people would turn their hearts to Him again.
If only they had listened, they wouldn’t have gotten themselves into this mess.
I don’t know your circumstances, but I know God is faithful to help the sincere in heart. Sometimes God will allow trouble to come into our lives to awaken us to the error of our ways.
God doesn’t take pleasure in our suffering. He wants to end it, but He will not reward anyone for being corrupt. His blessing is for those who love Him and keep His commandments.
Yes, God will help you. When you open the door of your heart to Him as to a friend.