16 Quotes For A Sympathy Card: Comforting Bible Quotations
If someone you know is going through a time of grief, sometimes saying ‘I’m sorry for your loss’ doesn’t seem good enough. The Bible has a lot to say about grief, suffering, and sympathy. Our God is a God of comfort, peace, love, and encouragement. So if you’re looking for the right words to put into a sympathy card, go to the Word.
to grant to those who mourn in Zion— to give them a beautiful headdress instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, the garment of praise instead of a faint spirit; that they may be called oaks of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he may be glorified.
- Isaiah 61:3
Finally, brothers, rejoice. Aim for restoration, comfort one another, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.
- 2 Corinthians 13:11
Then shall the young women rejoice in the dance, and the young men and the old shall be merry. I will turn their mourning into joy; I will comfort them, and give them gladness for sorrow.
- Jeremiah 31:13
Let your steadfast love comfort me according to your promise to your servant.
- Psalm 119:76
As one whom his mother comforts, so I will comfort you; you shall be comforted in Jerusalem.
- Isaiah 66:13
For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.
- Romans 8:38-39
Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.
- Proverbs 3:5
And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
- Philippians 4:7
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.
- John 14:27
casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.
- 1 Peter 5:7
But he said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
- 2 Corinthians 12:9
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."
- John 16:33
Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, "I will never leave you nor forsake you."
- Hebrews 13:5
Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
- Matthew 11:28
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.
- Psalm 23:4
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.
- Isaiah 40:31
There are many more comforting and encouraging verses in addition to the ones on this list. What is your favorite verse to share with someone who needs comfort?
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