18 Bible Verses for 2018 [You’ll be Encouraged]

18 Bible Verses for 2018 [You’ll be Encouraged]

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As you begin 2018, we encourage you to begin on a foundation of Biblical Truth. Here are some verses to get you started, but we challenge you to build your life like never before on the principles of God’s Word, the Bible. Read it, meditate on what it means, listen to sermons online, memorize it and more.  If you do not have a church home that preaches and teaches the Bible regularly, please consider visiting our church.  We have many options for learning the Bible and for building great God-honoring relationships.  
 
Here are the 18 verses to start 2018.  Feel free to add your own. The Bible is filled with promises from God. 
 

Isaiah 41:10 – Fear thou not; for I [am] with thee: be not dismayed; for I [am] thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.

 

Philippians 4:6 – Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God.  

 

Psalms 56:3 – What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee.

 

2 Timothy 1:7 – For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

 

Deuteronomy 31:6 – Be strong and of a good courage, fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD thy God, he [it is] that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.

 

Psalms 34:4 – I sought the LORD, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.

 

Matthew 6:25 – Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment?   

 

1 Peter 5:6 – Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time: 

 

1 Peter 5:7 – Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.

 

1 John 4:18 – There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.

 

Isaiah 35:4 – Say to them [that are] of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not: behold, your God will come [with] vengeance, [even] God [with] a recompence; he will come and save you.

 

John 14:27 – Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

 

Exodus 14:14 – The LORD shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace.

 

Proverbs 12:25 – Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad.

 

Psalms 23:4 – Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou [art] with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.

 

Matthew 6:34 – Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day [is] the evil thereof.

 

Psalms 27:1 – The LORD [is] my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD [is] the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?
 
 
Joshua 1:9  Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.
 
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