The Bible is full of uplifting words of encouragement to remind us of God's unfailing love. Here are some of our favourites!
18 May, 2020
No matter how big the mountain seems, remember that God is going before you and loves you more than you could ever know.
God gave us His Word, knowing how much it would help us in every season of our lives. We hope that these uplifting verses will bring you peace and refresh your spirit today.
1. Isaiah 46:4
Even to your old age and gray hairs I am he, I am he who will sustain you. I have made you and arry you I will sustain you and I will rescue you.
God thoughtfully crafted you—every single thing that makes you who you are was carefully chosen and knitted together by Him.
He knows exactly what you need before you need it, and He will sustain you in all that He has called you to do.
2. Exodus 15:2
The Lord is my strength and my defense; he has become my salvation. He is my God, and I will praise him, my father's God, and I will exalt him.
In every season, God is our greatest source of strength. He is our defender, our salvation, and is good and faithful in every way.
In all that you do, He will carry you.
3. Matthew 6:33
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well
God is always ready and waiting for you to pursue Him. No matter how challenging you feel this season is, His love for you is far greater.
Seek His kingdom, and He will welcome you with open arms.
4. Isaiah 40:31
But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.
Jesus is our hope.
When we hope and have faith in Him, He renews our strength.
5. 1 Corinthians 16:13-14
Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong. Do everything in love.
While He lived on this earth, everything that Jesus did was done in love.
Following His example and approaching every challenge with love produces fruitfulness in our lives.
6. Romans 15:13
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
As you continue to place your trust in God, He will continue to fill your heart with joy, peace, and a hope that overflows into the lives of the people around you.
7. 1 Corinthians 13:13
And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.
When we surrender our troubles to God, we are able to live with an abundance of faith, hope and love that can only come from Him.
8. Psalm 46:10
He says, "Be still and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth."
God's voice is a comfort to all who hear it. Sometimes all it takes to feel His presence is a few moments of silence and stillness.
9. Psalm 63:1
You, God, are my God, earnestly I seek you; I thirst for you, my whole being longs for you, in a dry and parched land where there is no water.
God is for us. He is ours.
No matter how far away He may feel, remember that He is right beside you—not just in this moment, but every moment.
10. Psalm 145:9
The Lord is good to all; he has compassion on all he has made.
God loves us so much more than we can possibly comprehend. He is good to us in every season and has compassion for us regardless of what we have done.
Lean on Him—He is waiting for you.
11. Isaiah 43:2
When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze.
God is our protector. He goes before us and fights our battles with us.
He has already won.
We are so thankful for you. God has a beautiful plan for your life and will sustain you through every step of the journey.
We believe that prayer is powerful, and would love to support you during this time. If you would like to connect with a passionate community of prayer warriors, consider joining our Facebook Prayer Group, where we pray for each other and the children we serve.
Words by Claire Ince
Photos by Ben Adams and Bayly & Moore
Answer Hunger With Hope
345 million people are facing acute food insecurity. You can answer hunger with hope.