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Finding Encouragement in The Bible

Updated on May 27, 2017
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Anan is an online blogger and private consultant since 2009 in the areas of relationships and interfaith spirituality.

 Romans 6:23
Romans 6:23

In times of need

Many Christians seek the Holy Bible for comfort during trials and difficult moments. These are a few of my favorite bible verses in times when I need to be reminded of God's love. Finding encouragement in the Bible is a good way to reconnect ourselves with the teachings and mysteries of the Good Book.

For Strength and Guidance

"Yet, I am always with you; you hold me

by my right hand.You guide me with

your counsel, and afterward you will

take into glory. " - Psalms 73:23,24

"In all your ways acknowledge Him,

and he will make your paths

straight."- Proverbs 3:6

"Why are you downcast, O my

soul? Why so disturbed within

me? Put your hope in God,

for I will praise him,my Savior

and my God"- Psalms 42:11

" 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."

-♥ Lamentations 3:31-33

"The faith and love that spring from

the hope that is stored for you in

heaven and that you have already

heard about in the word of truth,

the gospel." -♥ Colossians 1:5

"...which is Christ in you,

the hope of glory."-♥ Colossians 1:27

"Be strong and take heart, all you who

have hope in the Lord"- ♥Psalm 31:24


"I will be a Father to you, and you

will be my sons and daughters,

says the Lord Almighty"

-♥ 2 Corinthians 6:18

"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."

-♥ Genesis 28:15

Trust in God

"But when the kindness and love

of God our Savior appeared, he

saved us, not because of

righteous things we have done,

but because of his mercy. He

saved us through the washing

of rebirth and renewal by the

Holy Spirit, whom he poured

out on us generously through

Jesus Christ our Savior."

-♥ Titus 3:4-6

For these are a handful of verses that brings so many the comfort of the scriptures. But from all the rest this one is my favorite;

" Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything,

by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your

requests to God.

And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding,

will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus."

- Philippians 4:6,7

What about you?

Can you find comfort in the pages of your Bible when you need it?

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    • ananceleste profile imageAUTHOR

      Anan Celeste 

      4 years ago from California

      Thank you sweetie!

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      Debra Allen 

      4 years ago from West By God

      These are great scriptures to use. I always find something good in the Bible. Thank you for sharing.

    • ananceleste profile imageAUTHOR

      Anan Celeste 

      6 years ago from California

      Thank you C.They are my favorites.

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      Christina M. Castro 

      6 years ago from Baltimore,MD USA

      Thank you AnanCeleste for your share of comforting words from the Scripture.

    • ananceleste profile imageAUTHOR

      Anan Celeste 

      6 years ago from California

      thanks for dropping by abbaelijah !

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      Abba Elijah aka elijagod 

      6 years ago from Abuja - Nigeria

      Thanks a lot for this hub!

    • ananceleste profile imageAUTHOR

      Anan Celeste 

      6 years ago from California

      thanks to you grinnin.

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      6 years ago from st louis,mo

      Beautiful and inspirational hub- thank you!

    • ananceleste profile imageAUTHOR

      Anan Celeste 

      6 years ago from California

      Thank you so much glmclendon!


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      6 years ago

      Good writing. Yes you have hit the nail on the head.You have let us know, we have a comforter.

      I have always found relief reading, and studying the Bible. You did an excellent job with this hub.

      Stay Well

    • ananceleste profile imageAUTHOR

      Anan Celeste 

      6 years ago from California

      Hi CJ ;

      I am so pleased that you liked it. I hope in some way answers your question, and others will find refuge through you in the scripture. Blessings

      Anan Celeste

    • ananceleste profile imageAUTHOR

      Anan Celeste 

      6 years ago from California

      Thanks teaches! Indeed is full of inspiration and hope.

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      CJ Sledgehammer 

      6 years ago

      Thank you, Ananceleste, the verses you listed are beautiful and should be considered food for the soul.

      May the God of Peace be with you and yours - C.J. Sledgehammer

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      Dianna Mendez 

      6 years ago

      Proverbs 3:6 is one I quote often for direction and hope. Thanks for the encouragement and scriptural inspiraton in this hub. The Word does have something to say on all subjects, and it is a comfort and source of strength for those who believe. Voted up!


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