The Bible teaches and shows us that no one is immune from suffering and sickness. Are you experiencing a sickness or illness in your life that seems impossible to overcome? God reminds us though that his strength is made perfect in our weakness. I encourage you today to surrender your suffering to God with an open heart and seek His direction in your prayers. I pray you will be comforted and lifted up by these scripture verses about suffering. Please read them slowly and pray over them as God works on your attitude and state of mind. I pray for the peace that can only be given to you through the prince of peace, Jesus Christ. Feel free to use these Bible Verses for a Bible Study, Sunday School Lesson or devotional. Please add any other Bible Verses for those suffering the comments so this may be a better resource for those that find it.
Comforting Bible Verses About Suffering
John 15:18-20 #1 Comforting Bible Verse About Suffering- Christians will experience suffering
“If the world hates you, you know that it has hated Me before it hated you. “If you were of the world, the world would love its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you. “Remember the word that I said to you, ‘A slave is not greater than his master.’ If they persecuted Me, they will also persecute you; if they kept My word, they will keep yours also.
2 Corinthians 12:10 #2 Comforting Scripture Verse on Suffering- When we are weak he is Strong
Therefore I am well content with weaknesses, with insults, with distresses, with persecutions, with difficulties, for Christ’s sake; for when I am weak, then I am strong.
Romans 8:18 – #3 Comforting Bible Passage for those Suffering- The Glory that is to come
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worthy to be compared with the glory that is to be revealed to us.
James 1:2-4 #4 Comforting Bible Verse about Suffering- Consider it Joy
Consider it all joy, my brethren, when you encounter various trials, knowing that the testing of your faith produces endurance. And let endurance have its perfect result, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking in nothing.
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2 Timothy 2:3-5 # 5 Comforting Bible Verse on Suffering- For Jesus
Suffer hardship with me, as a good soldier of Christ Jesus. No soldier in active service entangles himself in the affairs of everyday life, so that he may please the one who enlisted him as a soldier. And also if anyone competes as an athlete, he does not win the prize unless he competes according to the rules.
1 Peter 5:9-10 #6 Comforting Bible Verse About Suffering- God is your Strength
But resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same experiences of suffering are being accomplished by your brethren who are in the world. And after you have suffered for a little while, the God of all grace, who called you to His eternal glory in Christ, will Himself perfect, confirm, strengthen and establish you.
1 Corinthians 10:13 #7 Comforting Bible Verses on Suffering- God will help you endure
No temptation has overtaken you but such as is common to man; and God is faithful, who will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you are able, but with the temptation will provide the way of escape also, that you may be able to endure it.
Revelation 21:4 #8 Comforting Bible Passage About Suffering- Heavenly minded
and He shall wipe away every tear from their eyes; and there shall no longer be any death; there shall no longer be any mourning, or crying, or pain; the first things have passed away.”
2 Timothy 1:12 #9 Comforting Bible Verse About Suffering- Do not be Ashamed
For this reason I also suffer these things, but I am not ashamed; for I know whom I have believed and I am convinced that He is able to guard what I have entrusted to Him until that day.
I pray these Bible Verses about suffering were helpful to you today. Please read through them as many times as need and pray to God to reveal them to your heart.
Holy Bible, New American Standard Version