In this article we will look at a collection of uplifting and encouraging Bible verses about not giving up. These scripture verses will give you strength not to quit and to trust God through it all.
Life sometimes hits us hard. This can be anything from issues within our family, work, money, health, school, and more. And to be honest there are times when you feel like quitting.
But it’s in those times it’s important that we draw our strength from the Lord. And one of those ways is by reading, praying and meditating on the Bible.
So, today I wanted to share some Bible Verses about not giving up. My hope is these verser would edify and strengthen you in this trying time.
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Bible Verses about Not Giving Up
All the scriptures below are taken from the NIV translation. You can hover over the reference and read the Amplified version. You can check out more Bible translations on Biblegateway.org
Galatians 6:9 NIV – 9 Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.
Philippians 4:13 NIV – 13 I can do all this through him who gives me strength.
John 16:33 NIV – 33 “I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”
Isaiah 40:31 NIV – 31 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.
Matthew 19:26 NIV – 26 Jesus looked at them and said, “With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible.”
Jeremiah 29:11 NIV – 11 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.
Joshua 1:9 NIV – 9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.”
Hebrews 4:12 NIV – 12 For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart.
1 Corinthians 9:24 NIV – 24 Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize.
John 14:27 NIV – 27 Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.
Colossians 3:23-24 NIV – 23 Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, 24 since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.
Hebrews 12:1-3 NIV – 1 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, 2 fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God. 3 Consider him who endured such opposition from sinners, so that you will not grow weary and lose heart.
Philippians 3:14 NIV – 14 I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.
Matthew 7:7-8 NIV – 7 “Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you. 8 For everyone who asks receives; the one who seeks finds; and to the one who knocks, the door will be opened.
Hebrews 11:6 NIV – 6 And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.
Philippians 1:6 NIV – 6 being confident of this, that he who began a good work in you will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus.
Isaiah 41:10 NIV – 10 So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
Psalm 43:5 NIV – 5 Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.
Matthew 11:28-30 NIV – 28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 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. 30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”
Job 14:7 NIV – 7 “At least there is hope for a tree: If it is cut down, it will sprout again, and its new shoots will not fail.
Ephesians 3:20-21 NIV – 20 Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, 21 to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen.
Luke 1:37 NIV – 37 For no word from God will ever fail.”
2 Thessalonians 3:13 NIV – 13 And as for you, brothers and sisters, never tire of doing what is good.
James 1:2-4 NIV – 2 Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. 4 Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.
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I pray God blesses you today and that your heart would be encouraged. I also pray that the Lord would use these Bible verses about not giving up to stregthen you and give you hope in this season.
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Melissa is a passionate minister, speaker and an ongoing learner of the Bible. She has been involved in church and vocational ministry for over 18 years. And is the founder of Think About Such Things. She has the heart to equip the saints by helping them get into the Word of God and fall more in love with Jesus. She also enjoys family, cooking, and reading.
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