12 verses to encourage the burdened heart

Life is hard. Things don’t always go as we’d like. Discouragement, disappointment, fear, and anxiety can overtake us at a moment’s notice. Everyday we are faced with trials, hardships, and frightening news about the world around us. What should we do when faced with these feelings?

Everyone, at one time or another, needs to be reminded of God’s love and that He never leaves us.

God’s Word has much encouragement for the burdened heart. Here are 12 inspiring verses of God’s promises to be with us and give us comfort no matter what life tosses our way.



mb philippians 4 13

mb isaiah 41 10



mb psalm 23 2 3a


mb psalm 46 10


mb psalm 91 4

mb psalm147 3

mb1 peter 5-7


What are some of your favorite verses that you’ve drawn upon in those difficult times?