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52 Bible Verses About Hope for Times of Grief

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Bible Verses About Hope After Death

17. And now, dear brothers and sisters, we want you to know what will happen to the believers who have died so you will not grieve like people who have no hope. (1 Thessalonians 4:13, NLT)

18. When the perishable has been clothed with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality, then the saying that is written will come true: “Death has been swallowed up in victory.” “Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?” (1 Corinthians 15:54-55, NIV)

19. If only for this life we have hope in Christ, we are of all people most to be pitied. But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep. (1 Corinthians 15:19-20, NIV)

20. The last enemy to be destroyed is death. (1 Corinthians 15:26, NIV)

21. We are confident, yes, well pleased rather to be absent from the body and to be present with the Lord. (2 Corinthians 5:8, NKJV)

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22. According to the Lord’s word, we tell you that we who are still alive, who are left until the coming of the Lord, will certainly not precede those who have fallen asleep. For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will be with the Lord forever. (1 Thessalonians 4:15-17, ESV)

23. “But as for me, I know that my Redeemer lives, and he will stand upon the earth at last. And after my body has decayed, yet in my body I will see God! (Job 19:25-26, NLT)

24. Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his faithful servants. (Psalm 116:15, NIV)

25. Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. (1 Peter 1:3, ESV)

26. He will swallow up death forever; and the Lord GOD will wipe away tears from all faces, and the reproach of his people he will take away from all the earth, for the LORD has spoken. (Isaiah 25:8, ESV)

27. For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror; then we shall see face to face. Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known. (1 Corinthians 13:12, NIV)

Bible Verses About Hope and Comfort in Suffering

28. God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. (Psalm 46:1, ESV)

29. But as for me, I will look to the Lord; I will wait for the God of my salvation; my God will hear me. (Micah 7:7, ESV)

30. Because of the LORD’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. (Lamentations 3:22-23, NIV)

31. Therefore we do not lose heart, though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. (2 Corinthians 4:16, NIV)

32. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. (2 Corinthians 4:17, NIV)

33. So we fix our eyes on Jesus, not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, for what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal. (2 Corinthians 4:18, NIV)

34. Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. (John 14:1, NIV)

35. Whom have I in heaven but you? And earth has nothing I desire besides you. (Psalm 73:25, NIV)

36. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. (Psalm 73:26, ESV)

37. My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life. (Psalm 119:50, NIV)

38. The eternal God is your refuge, and underneath are the everlasting arms. (Deuteronomy 33:27, NIV)

39. 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. (Psalm 23:4, ESV)

40. Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God. (2 Corinthians 1:3-4, NIV)

41. The LORD is good, a refuge in times of trouble. He cares for those who trust in him…(Nahum 1:7, NIV)

42. The LORD is a stronghold for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble. (Psalm 9:9, ESV)

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Lisa Appelo is an author and speaker inspiring women to cultivate faith in life’s storms. Ten years ago, Lisa became a sudden widow and single mom to 7. She’s published at many sites including Proverbs 31 Ministries, (in)courage, and Risen Motherhood, and her book Life Can Be Good Again: Putting Your World Back Together After It All Falls Apart releases April, 2022. As a former litigating attorney, Lisa is passionate about rich Bible teaching. Get your free copy of 7 Days of Hope for Your Shattered Heart at LisaAppelo.com and connect with Lisa on Instagram @lisaappelo.

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