The Ten: Bible verses to bring hope when you’re sad or grieving

When life brings you to your knees, stand on the promises of God.

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Isaiah 41:10 (NLT)

Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.

Psalm 18:28 (NIV)

You, Lord, keep my lamp burning; my God turns my darkness into light.

Isaiah 43:2 (NLT)

When you go through deep waters, I will be with you. When you go through rivers of difficulty, you will not drown. When you walk through the fire of oppression, you will not be burned up; the flames will not consume you.

Psalm 119:50 (NIV)

My comfort in my suffering is this: Your promise preserves my life.

Revelation 21:4 (NLT)

He will wipe every tear from their eyes, and there will be no more death or sorrow or crying or pain. All these things are gone forever.

Psalm 34:18 (NIV)

The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.

Matthew 11:28 (NLT)

Then Jesus said, Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.

Psalm 46:1, 2 (NIV)

God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore, we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea.

Psalm 23:4 (NLT)

Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me. Your rod and your staff protect and comfort me.

Psalm 30:5 (NLT)

Weeping may last through the night, but joy comes with the morning.