30 Motivational Bible Verses to Inspire and Encourage You

June 15, 2021

30 Motivational Bible Verses to Inspire and Encourage You

Be moved by the Word of God! Read this collection of motivational Bible verses to find inspiration for faith, courage, and love.

The Bible was given by God through the Holy Spirit to the prophets for our benefit! Let us be motivated by the truth and encouragement of scripture.

10 Motivational Bible Verses to Encourage Faith

Hebrews 11:6
And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.

Romans 10:17
So faith comes from hearing, and hearing through the word of Christ.

Hebrews 11:1
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

Mark 11:22-24
And Jesus answered them, “Have faith in God. Truly, I say to you, whoever says to this mountain, ‘Be taken up and thrown into the sea,’ and does not doubt in his heart, but believes that what he says will come to pass, it will be done for him. Therefore I tell you, whatever you ask in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours.

Ephesians 2:8-9
For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.

James 2:19
You believe that God is one; you do well. Even the demons believe—and shudder!

Proverbs 3:5-6
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

2 Corinthians 5:7
For we walk by faith, not by sight.

Luke 1:37
For nothing will be impossible with God.

1 Corinthians 2:5
That your faith might not rest in the wisdom of men but in the power of God.

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scripture verse image, 1 thessalonians 5:11

10 Motivational Bible Verses to Inspire Courage

Joshua 1:9
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

Deuteronomy 31:6
Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.”

2 Timothy 1:7
For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

1 Corinthians 16:13
Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.

Psalm 27:14
Wait for the Lord; be strong, and let your heart take courage; wait for the Lord!

Proverbs 28:1
The wicked flee when no one pursues, but the righteous are bold as a lion.

John 16:33
I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”

Psalm 31:24 
Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for the Lord!

Philippians 4:13
I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Mark 5:36
But overhearing what they said, Jesus said to the ruler of the synagogue, “Do not fear, only believe.”

Read more: Encouraging Bible Verses

10 Motivational Bible Verses to Foster Love

1 Corinthians 13:4-8
Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends. As for prophecies, they will pass away; as for tongues, they will cease; as for knowledge, it will pass away.

1 Corinthians 16:14
Let all that you do be done in love.

John 3:16
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

1 John 4:8
Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

1 Peter 4:8
Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.

Colossians 3:14
And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.

John 13:34-35
A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”

John 15:13
Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.

1 Corinthians 13:13
So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.

1 John 4:19
We love because he first loved us.

Read more: Bible Verses About God's Love

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