Bible Verses when you don’t understand, when we don’t understand,
Bible Verses for when you don’t understand, When life doesn’t make sense:
21 Comforting Scriptures, Quotes & Passages.
Sometimes some things happen and we just don’t understand. Sometimes it may seem like life just doesn’t make sense. Why does God allow bad things to happen? Why does God miraculously heal some people and not heal others? Why does God miraculously save some people from disaster, and not save others? Why do some good people live to 100, while other good people die so young? Why do natural disasters happen? Why are Christians being persecuted all over the world? Why does it seem like God is allowing people to get away with evil? Or we may have our own personal battles we are facing… Why would our loving God allow bad things to happen? Why does it seem like God is taking so long to answer our prayers for something that is so obviously good – like a child, a spouse, or healing? Why does it seem like God is taking so long to come to our rescue? Why would our all powerful, loving, caring God allow our loved one to be taken away?
We may question God in our confusion, hurt and pain, wondering, Why God? We may ask – God, what are you doing? As we weep, as we mourn, and as we ask why… we do not fully understand, but we are not hopeless, because we know we serve a living God whose love for us is far greater than our comprehension. We are hopeful, and we are comforted – because even though we do not yet understand, God does. And God is on our side!
Please join us as we read 21 Powerful, Inspirational, Healing, Encouraging, Comforting, Uplifting, Hopeful and Reassuring Bible Verses for when we don’t understand, when life doesn’t make sense, when we don’t know what to do.
When life doesn’t make sense, we go to the one who knows all and sees all.
When we don’t understand, we trust in the One who understands.
When you don’t understand, please read these 21 Bible Verses of Healing, Hope, Comfort and Reassurance, and please, be encouraged.
#1 God is still God – God is still on the throne
Psalm 46:10, ESV Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!
#2 God Knows. God Understands.
It may not make sense to us, but it makes sense to God. There are some things that we just don’t have the capacity to fully understand right now. God may have allowed something to happen, but it doesn’t mean it makes God happy.
Isaiah 55:8-9, ESV For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the LORD. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than your thoughts.
John 11:35, KJV Jesus wept.
#3 God loves you very deeply – His love for us is profound, incomprehensible, unfathomable and everlasting
Jeremiah 31:3, NIV …I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with unfailing kindness.
John 3:16, ESV For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
Bible Verses about God’s Unfailing Love
#4 God has not forgotten you – Don’t give up on God
We may feel heart broken. We may remember and cry. We may feel sad and alone, and our grief might threaten to overwhelm us. We may even be tempted to think God has forgotten us. But nothing could be further from the truth! God has not forgotten about you! God loves you and cares so very much about you! Please, don’t give up. Please don’t stop trusting God. Please, don’t turn away from God. This is the time to run to God, not away from God. Like the Psalmist, let us put our hope in God, and once again praise Our Savior and our God.
Psalm 42:3-11 “Day and night I cry, and tears are my only food… My heart breaks when I remember the past… Why am I so sad? Why am I so troubled? I will put my hope in God, and once again I will praise him, my savior and my God… my heart is breaking, and so I turn my thoughts to him. He has sent waves of sorrow over my soul; chaos roars at me like a flood… May the LORD show his constant love during the day, so that I may have a song at night, a prayer to the God of my life. To God, my defender, I say, “Why have you forgotten me?… Why am I so sad? Why am I so troubled? I will put my hope in God, and once again I will praise him, my savior and my God.” (Good News Translation)
Isaiah 49:15-16a, NLT …Can a mother forget her nursing child? Can she feel no love for the child she has borne? But even if that were possible, I would not forget you! See, I have written your name on the palms of my hands.
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Bible Verses about Feeling Alone, Empty, Lonely, Sad
#5 God is your Refuge and Strength – “His everlasting arms are under you”
Deuteronomy 33:27a, NLT The eternal God is your refuge, and his everlasting arms are under you.
Psalm 9:9, NIV The LORD is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.
#6 Reach out to God for Comfort, Hope, Healing and Reassurance. He will not leave us comfortless.
Psalm 94:19 NLT When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer.
Psalm 147:3, NIV He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.
John 14:18 KJV I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.
Jeremiah 31:13b, ESV I will turn their mourning into joy; I will comfort them, and give them gladness for sorrow.
Bible Verses about Broken Hearts, Heartbreak, Hurting, Healing
#7 God Cares! God is here to strengthen us, encourage us, and help us
1 Peter 5:7, NLT Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you.
Isaiah 41:10, NIV 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.
Isaiah 41:13, ESV For I, the LORD your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, “Fear not, I am the one who helps you.” Fear Not Bible Verses
#8 Trusting God even when we don’t understand
Proverbs 3:5-6, ESV Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.
Bible Verses about Trusting God
#9 It might not make sense now, but it will all make sense one day
John 13:7, NIV Jesus replied, “You do not realize now what I am doing, but later you will understand.”
1 Corinthians 13:12, NLT Now we see things imperfectly as in a cloudy mirror, but then we will see everything with perfect clarity. All that I know now is partial and incomplete, but then I will know everything completely, just as God now knows me completely.
#10 May our troubles, pain and suffering always bring us closer to God
Psalm 119:71, ESV It is good for me that I was afflicted, that I might learn your statutes.
#11 May our trials strengthen our faith and make us stronger
James 1:3-4, ESV …the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.
#12 May His Grace always be enough
2 Corinthians 12:9, ESV …My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.
#13 May we comfort others as we have been comforted
2 Corinthians 1:3-4, ESV Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.
#14 Peace and Rest
John 14:27, ESV Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.
Matthew 11:28, NIV Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Bible Verses about Peace and Strength , Bible Verses about Rest
#15 Strength in God
Isaiah 40:29, NIV He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.
Psalm 142:3a, ESV When my spirit faints within me, you know my way!
Psalm 73:26, ESV My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
#16 Hope and Courage
Isaiah 40:31, NIV 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.
Psalm 31:24, NLT So be strong and courageous, all you who put your hope in the Lord!
Bible Verses about Hope
#17 We will all meet again – What a great reunion it will be!
1 Thessalonians 4:13-18, NLT And now, dear brothers and sisters, we want you to know what will happen to the believers who have died so you will not grieve like people who have no hope. For since we believe that Jesus died and was raised to life again, we also believe that when Jesus returns, God will bring back with him the believers who have died. We tell you this directly from the Lord: We who are still living when the Lord returns will not meet him ahead of those who have died. For the Lord himself will come down from heaven with a commanding shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trumpet call of God. First, the Christians who have died will rise from their graves. Then, together with them, we who are still alive and remain on the earth will be caught up in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. Then we will be with the Lord forever. So encourage each other with these words.
Bible Verses about Death of a Loved One
#18 No More Sorrow, Tears or Pain
Revelation 21:4, NLT He will wipe every tear from their eyes, and there will be no more death or sorrow or crying or pain. All these things are gone forever.
Revelation 7:17, ESV For the Lamb in the midst of the throne will be their shepherd, and he will guide them to springs of living water, and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.
#19 May we always remember that God is with us – He will never leave us or forsake us
Psalm 23:4, NIV Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
Deuteronomy 31:8, ESV It is the Lord who goes before you. He will be with you; he will not leave you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed.
Deuteronomy 31:6, ESV Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.
Joshua 1:9b, ESV …Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.
Hebrews 13:5b, NIV …God has said, Never will I leave you; never will I forsake you.
#20 We will not lose heart. We will fix our eyes on God
2 Corinthians 4:16-18 NIV Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.
Bible Verses about Fixing your eyes on God
#21 Final Prayers of Hope, Peace, Comfort, Faith & Reassurance
Romans 15:13, NIV May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.
2 Thessalonians 2:16–17, NLT Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal comfort and a wonderful hope, comfort you and strengthen you in every good thing you do and say.
Numbers 6:24-26, ESV The LORD bless you and keep you; the LORD make his face to shine upon you and be gracious to you; the LORD lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace. Amen.
Thanks for reading, Dear Friends – Have a wonderfully blessed, stress-free, productive, and joyful day!
Much Love & Blessings,
Bomi Jolly ~ JollyNotes.com
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