Sometimes we need to be encouraged because life beats us up like in wrestling, boxing, street fighting, mixed marshal arts, or UFC match. You get thrown around, punched, and kicked metaphorically speaking. Things gets so bad at times is seems there are no rules or boundaries set.
Everything goes. No holds bars. It gets hard and rough. Almost to the point that it’s unbearable. No hope seems to be in sight.
If this describes you then read the following verses for some encouragement.
Definition: En·cour·age [verb] To inspire with courage, spirit, or confidence. (www.dictionary.com)
Read Encouraging Bible Verses From The King James Bible Verses (Holy Bible)
Joshua 1:9 Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.
2 Timothy 1:7 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.
Proverbs 30:5 Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.
Psalms 28:7 The LORD is my strength and my shield; my heart trusted in him, and I am helped: therefore my heart greatly rejoiceth; and with my song will I praise him.
Psalms 34:4 I sought the LORD, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.
Romans 15:13 Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.
Psalms 126:5 They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.
Romans 15:4 For whatsoever things were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we through patience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.