Verses of Comfort

When we are feeling lost or frustrated, we can take a moment to see what the Bible says. We pray that these verses will bring comfort and encouragement to you. Just click on a verse to view it.

COMFORT

Ps 46:1-3

 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. 

Ps 138:7

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. 

Ps 18:2

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.

Ps 22:24

For he has not despised or disdained
     the suffering of the afflicted one;
     he has not hidden his face from him
     but has listened to his cry for help.

Ps 37:24

 Though he stumble, he will not fall, 
       for the LORD upholds him with his hand.

Nahum 1:7

The LORD is good,
       a refuge in times of trouble. 
       He cares for those who trust in him,

Ps 37:39

The salvation of the righteous comes from the LORD; 
       he is their stronghold in time of trouble.

Ps 55:22

Cast your cares on the LORD 
       and he will sustain you; 
       he will never let the righteous fall.

John 16:33

"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."

Matthew 11:28

"Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest."

 

PEACE

Isaiah 57:19

 creating praise on the lips of the mourners in Israel. 

       Peace, peace, to those far and near," 

       says the LORD. "And I will heal them."

Colossians 3:15

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

Psalm 85:8

I will listen to what God the LORD will say; 

       he promises peace to his people, his saints; 

       but let them not return to folly

Philippians 4:7

And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

Isaiah 32:17

The fruit of righteousness will be peace; 

       the effect of righteousness will be quietness and confidence forever.

Luke 7:50

Jesus said to the woman, "Your faith has saved you; go in peace."

Psalm 37:37

Consider the blameless, observe the upright; 

       there is a future for the man of peace.

2 Thessalonians 3:16

Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you.

John 14:27

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.

 

DEATH

Psalm 23:4

Even though I walk 

       through the valley of the shadow of death,  

       I will fear no evil, 

       for you are with me; 

       your rod and your staff, 

       they comfort me. 

I Corinthians 15:55

 "Where, O death, is your victory? 

      Where, O death, is your sting?" 

Proverbs 14:32

When calamity comes, the wicked are brought down, 

       but even in death the righteous have a refuge. 

Romans 5:9

Since we have now been justified by his blood, how much more shall we be saved from God's wrath through him!

Hebrews 2:14-15

Since the children have flesh and blood, he too shared in their humanity so that by his death he might destroy him who holds the power of death--that is, the devil--and free those who all their lives were held in slavery by their fear of death.

John 8:51

I tell you the truth, if anyone keeps my word, he will never see death."

Psalm 48:14

For this God is our God for ever and ever; 

       he will be our guide even to the end

Psalm 73:26

My flesh and my heart may fail, 

       but God is the strength of my heart 

       and my portion forever

Psalm 49:15

But God will redeem my life from the grave; 

       he will surely take me to himself. 

       Selah

Isaiah 25:8

he will swallow up death forever. 

       The Sovereign LORD will wipe away the tears 

       from all faces; 

       he will remove the disgrace of his people 

       from all the earth. 

       The LORD has spoken.

 

FAITH

Hebrews 11:1

Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see.

Hebrews 11:6

And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.

James 1:5,6

If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him.

But when he asks, he must believe and not doubt, because he who doubts is like a wave of the sea, blown and tossed by the wind.

Colossians 2:6,7

So then, just as you received Christ Jesus as Lord, continue to live in him,

Ephesians 2:8

For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith--and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God--

Galatians 3:26

You are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus,

2 Timothy 3:14-15

But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have become convinced of, because you know those from whom you learned it, and how from infancy you have known the holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus.

1 Corinthians 16:13

Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be men of courage; be strong.

Galatians 2:20

I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

2 Corinthians 5:7

We live by faith, not by sight.

 

HELP IN TIMES OF TROUBLE

Psalm 37:39

 

The salvation of the righteous comes from the LORD; 

       he is their stronghold in time of trouble.

Psalm 146:8

 

the LORD gives sight to the blind, 

       the LORD lifts up those who are bowed down, 

       the LORD loves the righteous.

Nahum 1:7

 

The LORD is good, 

       a refuge in times of trouble. 

       He cares for those who trust in him,

Psalm 37:24

 

though he stumble, he will not fall, 

       for the LORD upholds him with his hand.

Psalm 32:7

 

You are my hiding place; 

       you will protect me from trouble 

       and surround me with songs of deliverance. 

       Selah

Psalm 71:20

 

Though you have made me see troubles, many and bitter, 

       you will restore my life again; 

       from the depths of the earth 

       you will again bring me up.

Psalm 42:11

 

Why are you downcast, O my soul? 

       Why so disturbed within me? 

       Put your hope in God, 

       for I will yet praise him, 

       my Savior and my God.

Psalm 73:26

 

My flesh and my heart may fail, 

       but God is the strength of my heart 

       and my portion forever.

Psalm 91:10-11

 

then no harm will befall you, 

       no disaster will come near your tent. 

  For he will command his angels concerning you 

       to guard you in all your ways;

Psalm 31:23

 

Love the LORD, all his saints! 

       The LORD preserves the faithful, 

       but the proud he pays back in full.

 

LONELINESS

John 14:18

I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.

Isaiah 58:9

 

Then you will call, and the LORD will answer; 

       you will cry for help, and he will say: Here am I. 

       "If you do away with the yoke of oppression, 

       with the pointing finger and malicious talk,

Isaiah 43:4

 

Since you are precious and honored in my sight, 

       and because I love you, 

       I will give men in exchange for you, 

       and people in exchange for your life.

2 Corinthians 6:18

 

"I will be a Father to you, 

      and you will be my sons and daughters, says the Lord Almighty."

Genesis 28:15

I am with you and will watch over you wherever you go, and I will bring you back to this land. I will not leave you until I have done what I have promised you."

Colossians 2:10

and you have been given fullness in Christ, who is the head over every power and authority.

Psalm 40:17

 

Yet I am poor and needy; 

       may the Lord think of me. 

       You are my help and my deliverer; 

       O my God, do not delay.

 

PRAYER

Matthew 7:7-8

"Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives; he who seeks finds; and to him who knocks, the door will be opened."

Matthew 21:22

If you believe, you will receive whatever you ask for in prayer."

Isaiah 30:19

O people of Zion, who live in Jerusalem, you will weep no more. How gracious he will be when you cry for help! As soon as he hears, he will answer you.

1 John 5:14-15

This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to his will, he hears us. 15And if we know that he hears us--whatever we ask--we know that we have what we asked of him.

Jeremiah 29:12

Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will listen to you.

Isaiah 65:24

 

Before they call I will answer; 

       while they are still speaking I will hear.

 

Job 22:27

 

You will pray to him, and he will hear you, 

       and you will fulfill your vows.

John 16:23-24

In that day you will no longer ask me anything. I tell you the truth, my Father will give you whatever you ask in my name. Until now you have not asked for anything in my name. Ask and you will receive, and your joy will be complete.

James 5:16

Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.

John 14:13-14

And I will do whatever you ask in my name, so that the Son may bring glory to the Father. You may ask me for anything in my name, and I will do it.