Inspiration can appear from surprising places at unexpected moments, but rarely when we need it the most. Since it's not always guaranteed to show up, we often need to seek out motivation to renew a sense of hope and joy when we are feeling down. Many find the Bible is a wonderful source of inspirational wisdom, teaching us of God's power and love. When feeling isolated or afraid, we can turn to scripture for inspiration and evidence of the divine support we have in God. In honor of this, we have gathered 20 of the most inspirational Bible verses to aid you in times of grief.
May this collection of inspirational scripture quotes encourage your heart and mind!
Top 20 Inspirational Bible Verses
2 Timothy 3:16 ESV
All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,
2 Peter 1:21 ESV
For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.
John 16:13 ESV
When the Spirit of truth comes, he will guide you into all the truth, for he will not speak on his own authority, but whatever he hears he will speak, and he will declare to you the things that are to come.
2 Timothy 3:16-17 ESV
All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be competent, equipped for every good work.
John 17:17 ESV
Sanctify them in the truth; your word is truth.
1 John 4:18 ESV
There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love.
John 14:26 ESV
But the Helper, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things and bring to your remembrance all that I have said to you.
Job 32:8 ESV
But it is the spirit in man, the breath of the Almighty, that makes him understand.
Isaiah 61:1-2 ESV
The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me to bring good news to the poor; he has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and the opening of the prison to those who are bound; to proclaim the year of the Lord's favor, and the day of vengeance of our God; to comfort all who mourn;
2 Peter 3:16 ESV
As he does in all his letters when he speaks in them of these matters. There are some things in them that are hard to understand, which the ignorant and unstable twist to their own destruction, as they do the other Scriptures.
Inspirational Bible Verses: Scripture for Motivation
Matthew 19:4-6 ESV
He answered, “Have you not read that he who created them from the beginning made them male and female, and said, ‘Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh’? So they are no longer two but one flesh. What therefore God has joined together, let not man separate.”
Hebrews 10:24 ESV
And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works,
Philippians 3:7-9 ESV
But whatever gain I had, I counted as loss for the sake of Christ. Indeed, I count everything as loss because of the surpassing worth of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. For his sake I have suffered the loss of all things and count them as rubbish, in order that I may gain Christ and be found in him, not having a righteousness of my own that comes from the law, but that which comes through faith in Christ, the righteousness from God that depends on faith
Ephesians 5:19 ESV
Addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart,
John 10:35 ESV
If he called them gods to whom the word of God came—and Scripture cannot be broken—
Isaiah 40:31 ESV
But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.
Jude 1:3 ESV
Beloved, although I was very eager to write to you about our common salvation, I found it necessary to write appealing to you to contend for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints.
Hebrews 6:13 ESV
For when God made a promise to Abraham, since he had no one greater by whom to swear, he swore by himself,
Romans 8:28 ESV
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
Isaiah 41:10 ESV
Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
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