If you’ve ever been defeated, or felt defeated, these 15 Bible verse quotes should help build you back up.
We are afflicted in every way, but not crushed; perplexed, but not driven to despair; persecuted, but not forsaken; struck down, but not destroyed.
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.
The LORD is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit. Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the LORD delivers him out of them all.
And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.
Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young men shall fall exhausted; 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.
Those who sow in tears shall reap with shouts of joy!
It is the LORD who goes before you. He will be with you; he will not leave you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed.
Cast your burden on the LORD, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
The steps of a man are established by the LORD, when he delights in his way; though he fall, he shall not be cast headlong, for the LORD upholds his hand.
Though he slay me, I will hope in him.
Commit your work to the LORD, and your plans will be established.
So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison.
Consider him who endured from sinners such hostility against himself, so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted.
For the righteous falls seven times and rises again, but the wicked stumble in times of calamity.
Everyone’s felt defeated at one time or another, including me, so I hope these 15 Bible verse quotes has encouraged you. Maybe you can share these with someone whose feeling a little defeated right now.