The Bible is filled with powerful verses that offer encouragement and guidance. I’ve gathered some of the most powerful short Bible verses that will help you connect with God and get through whatever you’re facing.
Whether you need a little pick-me-up or some encouragement to keep going, these verses will do just the trick.
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.
Let everything that has breath praise the Lord! Praise the Lord!
Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever.
1 John 4:18-19
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. We love because he first loved us.
For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.
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.
I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden.
1 Chronicles 16:11
Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!
Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.
When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.
2 Timothy 1:7
For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.
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 Corinthians 10:31
So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.
Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.
Delight yourself in the Lord, and he will give you the desires of your heart.
1 John 4:18
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.
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.
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.
Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all offenses.
1 Timothy 6:6
But godliness with contentment is great gain.
Rejoice in the Lord always; again I will say, rejoice.
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.
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.
Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father. But even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not, therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows.
Final Words on Short Bible Verses
These verses remind us that we should not be afraid or worried because God is with us and He will help us. We can trust Him to strengthen us and give us wisdom when we face difficult situations. So instead of being afraid or anxious, let us have faith and trust in God.
I’ve shared just a few examples, but there are many, many more verses in the Bible that can help to encourage and motivate you. So when you’re feeling down, or like you can’t go on, turn to God’s Word for some much-needed encouragement.