You may feel like you are alone and unloved because the person you hold close to your heart left you. However, that is not true. If you look around you, you will find a lot of people who truly care about you, especially your family and friends. Aside from them, there is Someone above who love you—and He understands what you go through. He is no other than your Father in heaven.
If you will read the Bible, you can find many of God’s promises that are meant to guide you in this life. Some of them also give assurance that at times when we are down and hurting, the Lord cares and He is willing to help you up. Only that, you need to allow Him to enter and work in your life. He does not push Himself on anyone.
Here are Bible verses that I hope can encourage you during this painful time. Read and believe them. They will make you stronger.
1. God will heal your broken heart.
“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. He determines the number of the stars and calls them each by name. Great is our Lord and mighty in power; his understanding has no limit.” – Psalm 147:3-5 (NIV)
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2. He will deliver you out of troubles.
“When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears and delivers them out of all their troubles. The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.” – Psalm 34:17-18 (ESV)
3. You will be blessed when you take refuge in Him.
“O taste and see that the LORD is good; How blessed is the man who takes refuge in Him!” – Psalm 34:8 (NASB)
4. He will make all things work together for your good.
“And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are called according to his purpose.” – Romans 8:28 (KJV)
5. Nothing can separate you from His love.
“For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” – Romans 8:38-39 (KJV)
6. Your suffering now is nothing compared to the greater things awaiting you.
“For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.” – Romans 8:18 (ESV)
7. Live one day at a time.
“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.” – Matthew 6:31-34 (ESV)
8. Thinking about positive things will keep you optimistic.
“Finally, my friends, keep your minds on whatever is true, pure, right, holy, friendly, and proper. Don’t ever stop thinking about what is truly worthwhile and worthy of praise.” – Philippians 4:8 (CEV)
9. He is with you and will never leave nor forsake you.
“The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.” – Deuteronomy 31:8 (NIV)
10. There is hope as long as you live.
“For to him that is joined to all the living there is hope: for a living dog is better than a dead lion.” – Ecclesiastes 9:4 (KJV)
11. The Lord will not forsake you when you seek Him.
“The Lord also will be a refuge for the oppressed, a refuge in times of trouble. And they that know thy name will put their trust in thee: for thou, Lord, hast not forsaken them that seek thee.” – Psalm 9:9-10 (KJV)
12. The way to an upright life is normally hard.
“Enter by the narrow gate. For the gate is wide and the way is easy that leads to destruction, and those who enter by it are many. For the gate is narrow and the way is hard that leads to life, and those who find it are few.” – Matthew 7:13-14 (ESV)
13. The truth will set you free.
“Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” – John 8:32 (NIV)
14. God wants you to be grateful regardless of circumstances.
“thank God no matter what happens. This is the way God wants you who belong to Christ Jesus to live. – 1 Thessalonians 5:18 (MSG)
15. He will forgive you.
“If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.” – 1 John 1:9 (NIV)
16. Trials are a test of your faith and produce patience in you.
“My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing.” – James 1:2-4 (NKJV)
17. God wants you to forgive those who hurt you like how He forgives you.
“Get rid of all bitterness, rage and anger, brawling and slander, along with every form of malice. Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.” – Ephesians 4:31-32 (NIV)
18. Your strength will be renewed when you put your hope in the Lord.
“but those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” – Isaiah 40:31 (NIV)
19. The Lord wants you to be merciful like Him.
“But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked. Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.” – Luke 6:35-36 (NIV)
20. If you have faith, your prayers will be answered.
“And whatever you ask in prayer, you will receive, if you have faith.” – Matthew 21:22 (ESV)
21. If you seek God first, everything–including the right partner–will be given to you.
“But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.” – Matthew 6:33
22. The Lord lifts up those who are down.
“The LORD upholds all those who fall and lifts up all who are bowed down.” – Psalm 145:14 (NIV)
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23. God has the best plans for your life.
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” – Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)
24. In God’s time, everything will be beautiful.
“He has made everything beautiful in its time.” –Ecclesiastes 3:11 (NKJV)
25. God is in control, so be still.
“Be still, and know that I am God;” –Psalm 46:10 (NKJV)
26. The Lord will give you rest from your heavy burdens.
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” –Matthew 11:28-30 (NIV)
27. God will answer you.
“Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.” –Jeremiah 33:3 (NIV)
28. He will give you peace.
“Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. If you do this, you will experience God’s peace, which is far more wonderful than the human mind can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.” –Philippians 4:6-7 (NLT)
29. Someday, there will be no more sufferings.
“and He will wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there will no longer be any death; there will no longer be any mourning, or crying, or pain; the first things have passed away.” Revelation 21:4 (NASB)
30. God made a big sacrifice for you out of love.
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” –John 3:16 (KJV)
You are loved
God loves the world so much—and that world is us, His creations, including you. Everytime you are tempted to think that you are not worthy to be loved or no one will ever love you again, just think of the sacrifice God has done because of His love for you and me. He sacrificed His Son, Jesus, to die in our place as a payment for our sins, so we can have eternal life. You are bought with a high price—Jesus’ life—that is why you are special to God. He cares for you, and He will never leave you nor forsake you. He will help you get through this. Just take the first step of surrendering your life to Him.