The following is a partial list of scriptures that address a variety of needs people face. For a more comprehensive list, we recommend using a concordance or a Bible search engine such as Blue Letter Bible or Bible Gateway.
The Bible contains uplifting and encouraging scriptures for every situation we may face in life. Below we have selected popular topics and corresponding scriptures that we believe will bring encouragement to you. Of course there are many more scriptures on each of these topics and we hope you’ll be spurred on to find more on your own. We believe every Christian should have a solid knowledge of scripture and we hope this helps you in your faith journey.
FEAR- 2 Timothy 1:7 NKJV – For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.
SAFETY –Proverbs 18:10 NKJV – The name of the LORD is a strong tower; the righteous run to it and are safe.
PROTECTION- Isaiah 54:17 AMP – But no weapon that is formed against you shall prosper and every tongue that shall rise against you in judgment you shall show to be in the wrong. This [peace, righteousness, security, and triumph over opposition] is the heritage of the servants of the Lord…
GOD IS WITH ME- Psalms 23:4 NKJV – Yea, 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.
IF I AM AFRAID- Psalms 56:11 NKJV – In God I have put my trust; I will not be afraid. What can man do to me?
GOD IS WITH ME- Joshua 1:9 NIV – Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.
ASSURANCE– Isaiah 32:17 NKJV – The work of righteousness will be peace, and the effect of righteousness, quietness and assurance forever.
SOLID FOUNDATION- Matthew 7:24-27 AMP – So everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts upon them [obeying them] will be like a [a]sensible (prudent, practical, wise) man who built his house upon the rock.
SECURITY- Hebrews 13:5 AMP – …for He [God] Himself has said, I will not in any way fail you nor give you up nor leave you without support. [I will] not, [I will] not, [I will] not in any degree leave you helpless nor forsake nor let [you] down (relax My hold on you)! [Assuredly not!]
PEACE- Isaiah 26:3 NKJV – You will keep him in perfect peace, Whose mind is stayed on You, Because he trusts in You.
DIRECTION- Proverbs 3:5-6 KJV – Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.
HEALTH AND HEALING- Proverbs 4:20-22 AMP– My son, attend to my words (WORD); consent and submit to my sayings. Let them not depart from your sight; keep them in the center of your heart. For they (My Words) are life to those who find them, healing and health to all their flesh.
HEALING- Psalms 107:20 NLT – He sent out his word and healed them, snatching them from the door of death.
HEALED- I Peter 2:24 NKJV – who Himself bore our sins in His own body on the tree, that we, having died to sins, might live for righteousness—by whose stripes you were healed.
FOR SICKNESS- Matthew 8:17 NKJV – that it might be fulfilled which was spoken by Isaiah the prophet, saying: “He Himself took our infirmities And bore our sicknesses.
NEEDS- Philippians 4:19 NKJV – And my God shall supply all your need according to His riches in glory by Christ Jesus.
WORK- Ephesians 4:28 NLT – If you are a thief, quit stealing. Instead, use your hands for good hard work, and then give generously to others in need.
Employment- Psalms 128:1-2 NIV – Blessed are all who fear the LORD, who walk in obedience to him. You will eat the fruit of your labor; blessings and prosperity will be yours.
SUCCESS- Joshua 1:8 NKJV – This Book of the Law shall not depart from your mouth, but you shall meditate in it day and night, that you may observe to do according to all that is written in it. For then you will make your way prosperous, and then you will have good success.
PROSPER- III John 2 NKJV – Beloved, I pray that you may prosper in all things and be in health, just as your soul prospers.
FAMILY- Acts 16:31 NLT – They replied, “Believe in the Lord Jesus and you will be saved, along with everyone in your household.
MARRIAGE- Hebrews 13:4 NLT – Give honor to marriage, and remain faithful to one another in marriage.
CHILDREN- Isaiah 54:13 NKJV – All your children shall be taught by the LORD, and great shall be the peace of your children.
DESIRES OF YOUR HEART- Psalms 37:4 NASB – Delight yourself in the LORD; And He will give you the desires of your heart.
INHERIT GOD’S PROMISES- Hebrews 6:12 NKJV – that you do not become sluggish, but imitate those who through faith and patience inherit the promises.
TEMPTATION- I Corinthians 10:13 NKJV – No temptation has overtaken you except such as is common to man; but Godis faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will also make the way of escape, that you may be able to bear it.
SUFFERING- I Peter 4:16 NKJV – Yet if anyone suffers as a Christian, let him not be ashamed, but let him glorify God in this matter
PERSECUTION- Matthew 5:44 KJV – But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despite-fully use you, and persecute you;
ENEMIES- Proverbs 16:7 NKJV – When a man’s ways please the LORD, He makes even his enemies to be at peace with him.
DEATH- Hebrews 2:15 NLT – Only in this way could he set free all who have lived their lives as slaves to the fear of dying.
LIFE- Deuteronomy 30:19 NLT – Today I have given you the choice between life and death, between blessings and curses. Now I call on heaven and earth to witness the choice you make. Oh, that you would choose life, so that you and your descendants might live!
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