Needing encouragement? Encouraging Bible verses


Bringing encouragement with these encouraging Bible verses and using the letters of the word ‘serendipity’ to bring encouragement.

Is you are needing encouragement then this page will be an encouragement to you.

Serendipity: In general, serendipity is the act of finding something valuable or delightful when you are not looking for it, like encouragement!

S = Service: an act of helpful activity, supplying a need

You will be encouraged when you serve one another in love!

It is absolutely clear that God has called you to a free life. Just make sure that you don’t use this freedom as an excuse to do whatever you want to do and destroy your freedom. Rather, use your freedom to serve one another in love Galatians 5:13.

E = Example: a part of something that is used to show the character of the whole

Do you long for encouragement? Then follow Christ’s example and be unselfish!

Think of yourselves the way Christ Jesus thought of himself. He didn’t claim special privileges. Instead, he lived a selfless, obedient life  Philippians 2:5.

R = Reward: to recompense for service, merit, achievement

God’s rewards those who seek Him!

Without faith no one can please God. Whoever comes to God must believe that he is real and that he rewards those who sincerely try to find him Hebrews 11:6.

E = Endurance: the factor or power of bearing anything, a lasting quality

Be encouraged for love endures, it never quits.

“Love never gives up on people. It never stops trusting, never loses hope, and never quits 1 Corinthians 13:7.

N = Nature: a particular combination of qualities belonging to a person – character, attitude etc. – God’s nature is love

“True love is God’s love for us, not our love for God. He sent his Son as the way to take away our sins” 1 John 4:10.

D = Diligence: to be constant, earnest to accomplish what is undertaken

“A slack hand causes poverty, but the hand of the diligent makes rich Proverbs 10:4.

I = Integrity: soundness of moral principle and character, honesty

“The integrity of the honest keeps them on track; the deviousness of crooks brings them to ruin” Proverbs 11:3.

P = Patience: calm and uncomplaining endurance and an ability to wait

“Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous, it does not brag, and it is not proud” 1 Corinthians 13:4.

I = Image: likeness

“Now you are wearing a new life, a life that is new every day. You are growing in your understanding of the one who made you. You are becoming more and more like him. Colossians 3:10.

T = Thoughts: the product of mental activity, conjuring up ideas and notions

“Roll your works upon the Lord [commit and trust them wholly to Him; He will cause your thoughts to become agreeable to His will, and] so shall your plans be established and succeed” Proverbs 16:3.

I = Increase: To make greater in any respect, to add

Give to others, and you will receive. You will be given much. It will be poured into your hands—more than you can hold. You will be given so much that it will spill into your lap. The way you give to others is the way God will give to you” Luke 6:38.

E = Edification: building upon increasing faith, instinct or benefit – especially morally

“Encourage (admonish, exhort) one another and edify (strengthen and build up) one another, just as you are doing.” 1 Thessalonians 5:11

S  Self-control: control of ourselves, our actions and feelings

“For this very reason, make every effort to supplement your faith with virtue, and virtue with knowledge, and knowledge with self-control, and self-control with steadfastness, and steadfastness with godliness, and godliness with brotherly affection, and brotherly affection with love” 2 Peter 1:5-7.

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