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44 Bible Verses about encouragement, examples of

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Acts 11:22-23

And the report of these things came to the ears of the church in Jerusalem; and they sent Barnabas to Antioch. Who, when he was come, and saw the grace of God, rejoiced, and exhorted them all with steadiness of heart to adhere to the Lord.

1 Thessalonians 2:11-12

as ye know likewise, how we exhorted and comforted every one of you, as a father his children; and charged you, that ye should walk worthy of God, who hath called you to his kingdom and glory.

Acts 13:43

And when the synagogue was broken up, many of the Jews and of the devout proselytes followed Paul and Barnabas; who addressing themselves to them, persuaded them to continue in the grace of God.

Acts 14:21-22

And when they had preached the gospel to that city, and made many disciples, they returned to Lystra, and Iconium, and Antioch; confirming the souls of the disciples, exhorting them to continue in the faith, and telling them that through many afflictions we must enter into the kingdom of God.

Acts 15:32

And Judas and Silas being prophets also themselves, exhorted and established: the brethren by many discourses.

Acts 16:40

And when they were come out of the prison, they went into the house of Lydia: and seeing the brethren, they comforted them, and departed.

Acts 18:27-28

And as he was inclined to go into Achaia, the brethren wrote to the disciples exhorting them to receive him: who when he arrived, was very helpful to those who had believed through grace. For he disputed vehemently with the Jews in public, proving by the scriptures, that Jesus was the Christ.

Acts 20:1-2

And after the tumult was over, Paul sent for the disciples to him, and having embraced them, departed to go into Macedonia. And having passed through those parts, and given them much exhortation, he came into Greece.

Romans 1:11-12

For I long to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift, that you may be established: that is to say, that being among you we may be comforted together by the faith of each, both yours and mine.

2 Corinthians 7:4

I use much freedom of speech to you, and I boast much of you: I am filled with comfort, and superabound in joy above all our affliction.

Ephesians 6:21-22

But that ye also may know my affairs, and what I am doing here, Tychicus a beloved brother, and a faithful minister in the Lord, shall make all known to you: whom I have sent to you, for this very end, that ye might know our concerns, and that he may comfort your hearts.

Philippians 1:14

and many of the brethren in the Lord, encouraged by my bonds, are much more bold to publish the word without fear.

Colossians 4:8

whom I have sent to you for this purpose also that he may know your affairs, and comfort your hearts;

1 Thessalonians 3:2

and sent Timothy our brother, and a minister of God, and our fellow-labourer in the gospel of Christ, to establish and exhort you concerning your faith;

1 Thessalonians 3:7

by this we were comforted in you, my brethren, under all our affliction and distress, because of your faith:

Hebrews 13:22

I beseech you, brethren, bear with this word of exhortation: as I have written to you in brief.

1 Peter 5:12

Thus I have written briefly by Silvanus, a faithful brother to you (as I judge) exhorting and testifying, that this is the true grace of God wherein ye stand.

Luke 3:18

And many other things by way of exhortation did he preach unto the people.

1 Corinthians 16:15-16

I beseech you, brethren, (for ye know the family of Stephanas, that they are the first-fruits of Achaia, and have set themselves to minister to the saints) that you also would be subservient to such, and to every one that worketh and laboureth with us.

2 Corinthians 2:7-8

So that on the contrary, ye ought rather to forgive and comfort him, least such a one should be swallowed up with excessive sorrow. Wherefore I beseech you to confirm your love to him.

1 Thessalonians 4:10

And indeed ye do it to all the brethren, that are in all Macedonia; but we exhort you, brethren, to abound in it more and more:

Hebrews 13:19

And I the more earnestly intreat you to do this, that I may be restored to you the sooner.

Romans 12:6-8

But having different gifts, according to the grace conferred upon us, whether prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of our faith: or ministry, let us attend to the ministry: or he that teacheth, on teaching: or he that exhorteth, on exhortation: he that distributeth, let him do it with integrity: he that presideth, with diligence: he that sheweth mercy, with chearfulness.

Matthew 2:18

saying, In Rama was there a voice heard, lamentation, and weeping, and great mourning, Rachel bewailing her children, and would not be comforted, because they are not.

1 Corinthians 8:9-10

But see that this liberty of yours be not by any means a stumbling-block to the weak. For if any one see thee, who hast knowledge, at table in an idol's temple, will not the conscience of him that is weak be encouraged to eat of the things sacrificed to idols?

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