Verses of Encouragement

2 Tim 3:16         Luke 8:18          2 John 9          1 Peter 1:13           2 Peter 3:18            2 Cor 1:20-22        Romans 15:4        Phil 2:5       Mark 12:29-31      Titus 2:11-15     Titus 3:3-5            Eph 6:17     2 Peter 1:16          1 Peter 2:24       Ps 103:10         2 Ch 15:2              1 Cor 1:30          James 2:12-13

EVERYTHING THAT WAS WRITTEN IN THE PAST WAS WRITTEN TO TEACH US

1 Peter 1:18-23 “You have been born again, and this new life did not come from something that dies  You were born again through God’s living message that continues forever. 

1 John 4:17 “ This is how love is made perfect in us: that we can be without fear on the day God  judges us,  because in this world we are like him.”

2 Cor 4:16-18 So we don’t give up.  Our physical body is becoming older and weaker, but our spirit inside us is made new every day.”     “We set our eyes not on what we see but on what we cannot see.”       (2 Cor 5:5-7)

Eph 5:1(ncv) “You are God’s children whom he loves,   so try to be like him.” 

James 3:2(kjv)  “For in many things we offend all.”  (niv) “We all stumble in many ways.”

Romans 14:23 “..everything that does not come from faith is sin.”

Romans 6:10-11  Christ died to defeat the power of sin…He now has a new life…with  God.  In the same way, you should see yourselves as being dead to the power of sin and alive with God through Christ Jesus.    (Romans 7:4-6)

THE SCRIPTURES GIVE US PATIENCE AND ENCOURAGEMENT ….

Isaiah 41:10(nasb) “Do not fear,  for I am with you Do not anxiously look about you,  for I am your God.   I will strengthen you,    I will help you,    Surely I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.

Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you.” declares the LORD, “ plans to prosper you and not to harm you,  plans to give you hope and a future.”         ( 2 Peter 1:3-4 )

Isaiah 30:18(nasb)…the LORD longs to be gracious to you,  And therefore  He waits on high to have compassion on you.  For the LORD is a God of justice;    How blessed are all those who long for Him.”

Psalms 147:11 The LORD is pleased with those who respect him, with those who trust his love.

 Psalms 145:18-19(ncv)The LORD is close to everyone who prays to him, to all who truly pray to Him.  ….. He listens when they cry, and He saves them.”

Proverbs 3:5-6(ncv)  Trust the LORD with all your heart, and don’t depend on your own understanding.  Remember the LORD  in all you do,  and he will give you success.”

Ephesians 3:20(niv) “ Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us…..